The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 30 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.21% 4.80% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 6.32% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 27
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
Software Engineering
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
468 269 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.25% 75.99% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 417 210 410
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 -4 30 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Sunderland - 2 £50,000 -
Gateshead - 2 £30,000 - 3
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 44 (62.86%) C++
2 34 (48.57%) Mathematics
3 33 (47.14%) Java
4 32 (45.71%) Computer Science
5 31 (44.29%) Android
6 30 (42.86%) C#
6 30 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
7 29 (41.43%) Mobile Banking
7 29 (41.43%) Mobile Commerce
7 29 (41.43%) Banking
8 26 (37.14%) .NET
9 23 (32.86%) Apple iOS
10 20 (28.57%) Mobile App
11 19 (27.14%) iOS SDK
12 17 (24.29%) XML
13 16 (22.86%) Web Services
13 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
13 16 (22.86%) WCF
14 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
14 15 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
15 14 (20.00%) Degree
16 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
17 10 (14.29%) HTML
17 10 (14.29%) CSS
18 9 (12.86%) SQL
18 9 (12.86%) Windows
18 9 (12.86%) MVC
19 8 (11.43%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (21.43%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) MSTest
2 2 (2.86%) Moq
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.86%) NUnit
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (41.43%) Banking
2 4 (5.71%) Games
3 2 (2.86%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (67.14%) Software Engineer
2 32 (45.71%) Developer
3 23 (32.86%) Graduate
4 21 (30.00%) .NET Developer
5 18 (25.71%) C# Developer
5 18 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.43%) .NET Software Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.29%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Designer
10 2 (2.86%) C++ Programmer
10 2 (2.86%) C++ Software Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) iOS SDK
3 17 (24.29%) XML
4 16 (22.86%) Web Services
4 16 (22.86%) WCF
5 10 (14.29%) HTML
5 10 (14.29%) CSS
6 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (5.71%) HTML5
8 4 (5.71%) jQuery
8 4 (5.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (5.71%) CSS3
8 4 (5.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (5.71%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.71%) OpenGL
8 4 (5.71%) DirectX
9 2 (2.86%) WinForms
9 2 (2.86%) WPF
9 2 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 34 (48.57%) Mathematics
2 32 (45.71%) Computer Science
3 30 (42.86%) Mobile Payment
4 29 (41.43%) Mobile Banking
5 20 (28.57%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.71%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.71%) Physics
7 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.86%) User Experience
8 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.43%) RIA
8 1 (1.43%) iPhone
8 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Android
2 23 (32.86%) Apple iOS
3 9 (12.86%) Windows
4 6 (8.57%) Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Mobile Commerce
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) MVC
4 8 (11.43%) UML
5 7 (10.00%) OO
5 7 (10.00%) Web Development
6 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.71%) TDD
7 4 (5.71%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.71%) 3D Programming
7 4 (5.71%) Scrum
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.86%) OOD
8 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.86%) Coaching
8 2 (2.86%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.86%) Android Development
8 2 (2.86%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 44 (62.86%) C++
2 33 (47.14%) Java
3 30 (42.86%) C#
4 15 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.86%) SQL
6 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.71%) HLSL
8 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.86%) VB
10 1 (1.43%) C
10 1 (1.43%) Delphi
10 1 (1.43%) Python
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) PhD
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (11.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.29%) Adobe
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 1 (1.43%) Perforce
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago