The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 38 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 27 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.31% 2.58% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.43% 2.66% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 14
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineer
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
609 488 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 97.28% 96.83% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 438 430 421
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 27 £30,000 -16.66% 6
North Shields - 4 £32,500 -
South Shields - 4 £32,500 -
Sunderland - 4 £22,500 -
Gateshead - 4 £32,500 -
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 45 (84.91%) Software Engineering
2 35 (66.04%) Java
3 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
4 23 (43.40%) C++
5 16 (30.19%) Mathematics
6 15 (28.30%) SQL
7 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (24.53%) Banking
8 13 (24.53%) Mobile Commerce
8 13 (24.53%) Mobile Banking
8 13 (24.53%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
9 12 (22.64%) Linux
10 11 (20.75%) Python
10 11 (20.75%) JUnit
10 11 (20.75%) Spring
11 10 (18.87%) OO
11 10 (18.87%) CSS
12 9 (16.98%) HTML
12 9 (16.98%) QA
12 9 (16.98%) Degree
12 9 (16.98%) Image Processing
13 8 (15.09%) Android
13 8 (15.09%) C#
13 8 (15.09%) J2EE
13 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
13 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
13 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
14 7 (13.21%) PHP

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Moodle
2 1 (1.89%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) JUnit
2 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
2 6 (11.32%) CruiseControl
2 6 (11.32%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.66%) Ant
4 3 (5.66%) Maven
5 2 (3.77%) Hudson
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.77%) TestNG
5 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 13 (24.53%) Banking
2 5 (9.43%) Games
3 3 (5.66%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Finance
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) Spring
2 10 (18.87%) CSS
3 9 (16.98%) HTML
4 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
4 8 (15.09%) J2EE
5 5 (9.43%) iOS SDK
5 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.43%) .NET
5 5 (9.43%) OpenGL
5 5 (9.43%) SOAP
6 4 (7.55%) WinForms
7 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
7 3 (5.66%) XML
7 3 (5.66%) HTML5
7 3 (5.66%) CSS3
8 2 (3.77%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.77%) REST
8 2 (3.77%) HTML5 Canvas
8 2 (3.77%) Flash
8 2 (3.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Computer Science
2 16 (30.19%) Mathematics
3 13 (24.53%) Mobile Banking
3 13 (24.53%) Mobile Payment
4 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
6 6 (11.32%) Physics
7 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
8 3 (5.66%) User Experience
9 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (3.77%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.89%) Statistics
10 1 (1.89%) Open Source
10 1 (1.89%) Learning Management System
10 1 (1.89%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Android
2 8 (15.09%) Apple iOS
3 7 (13.21%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Phone
5 2 (3.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Mobile Commerce
4 10 (18.87%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) Image Processing
6 7 (13.21%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.32%) MVC
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) TDD
8 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
8 5 (9.43%) 3D Visualisation
9 4 (7.55%) Product Management
9 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Web Development
10 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
10 3 (5.66%) OOD
10 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.77%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) Java
2 23 (43.40%) C++
3 15 (28.30%) SQL
4 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (20.75%) Python
6 8 (15.09%) C#
7 7 (13.21%) PHP
8 5 (9.43%) Perl
9 3 (5.66%) C
10 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.98%) QA
2 6 (11.32%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.32%) ISO 9001
2 6 (11.32%) TickIT
2 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 6 (11.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle
1 2 (3.77%) Blackboard
2 1 (1.89%) Perforce
2 1 (1.89%) Zend
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