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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 34 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 34 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.14% 4.75% 6.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 5.93% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 29
Average salary £31,250 £37,000 £35,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.54% +3.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,700 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £44,000 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
495 405 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 74.89% 80.20% 71.25%
Number of salaries quoted 335 334 321
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £36,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +9.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 -1 29 £30,000 -18.91% 12
Sunderland - 8 £22,500 -
Gateshead - 7 £37,500 -
North Shields - 2 £37,500 -
South Shields - 2 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 47 (53.41%) Java
2 39 (44.32%) Computer Science
3 34 (38.64%) C++
4 32 (36.36%) Degree
5 31 (35.23%) Linux
5 31 (35.23%) OO
5 31 (35.23%) Mathematics
6 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
7 28 (31.82%) Spring
8 27 (30.68%) C#
9 24 (27.27%) HTML
10 21 (23.86%) C
11 18 (20.45%) SQL
11 18 (20.45%) Web Services
12 17 (19.32%) Finance
12 17 (19.32%) Maven
12 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
13 15 (17.05%) jQuery
13 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (17.05%) OpenGL
14 14 (15.91%) UNIX
14 14 (15.91%) Tomcat
14 14 (15.91%) Subversion
14 14 (15.91%) Java EE
14 14 (15.91%) MooTools
14 14 (15.91%) Apache Wicket
14 14 (15.91%) JAX-WS
14 14 (15.91%) JSR 170
14 14 (15.91%) Jackrabbit
15 13 (14.77%) Visualisation

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (15.91%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.27%) Moodle
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.91%) Jackrabbit
2 9 (10.23%) MySQL
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (19.32%) Maven
2 14 (15.91%) Subversion
3 10 (11.36%) JUnit
4 8 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 7 (7.95%) JIRA
5 7 (7.95%) CruiseControl
6 6 (6.82%) VTune
7 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.41%) Ant
8 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.41%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.14%) GDB
9 1 (1.14%) Selenium
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Games
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Electronics
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (60.23%) Developer
2 50 (56.82%) Software Engineer
3 33 (37.50%) Java Developer
4 22 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (19.32%) Software Developer
6 13 (14.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 11 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
7 11 (12.50%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 10 (11.36%) Programmer
9 8 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
9 8 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Junior
10 7 (7.95%) Graduate
10 7 (7.95%) Junior Software Developer
10 7 (7.95%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (7.95%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Junior Java Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Junior Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) Spring
2 24 (27.27%) HTML
3 18 (20.45%) Web Services
4 15 (17.05%) jQuery
4 15 (17.05%) OpenGL
5 14 (15.91%) Java EE
5 14 (15.91%) MooTools
5 14 (15.91%) Apache Wicket
5 14 (15.91%) JAX-WS
5 14 (15.91%) JSR 170
6 11 (12.50%) J2EE
6 11 (12.50%) CSS
6 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 10 (11.36%) .NET
8 8 (9.09%) DirectX
9 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 5 (5.68%) SOAP
12 4 (4.55%) XML
12 4 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 39 (44.32%) Computer Science
2 31 (35.23%) Mathematics
3 13 (14.77%) Visualisation
4 7 (7.95%) Physics
5 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
5 6 (6.82%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (5.68%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.27%) CUDA
8 2 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (2.27%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.14%) VLE
9 1 (1.14%) Statistics
9 1 (1.14%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.14%) iPhone
9 1 (1.14%) Learning Management System
9 1 (1.14%) GPGPU
9 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.23%) Linux
2 14 (15.91%) UNIX
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) OO
2 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
3 15 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.77%) 3D Visualisation
5 12 (13.64%) Image Processing
6 11 (12.50%) MVC
6 11 (12.50%) TDD
7 10 (11.36%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Scrum
9 8 (9.09%) OOD
10 5 (5.68%) 3D Rendering
11 4 (4.55%) Product Management
11 4 (4.55%) Static Code Analysis
11 4 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (4.55%) Quality Management
11 4 (4.55%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.41%) OOP
13 2 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.27%) OO PHP
13 2 (2.27%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) Java
2 34 (38.64%) C++
3 30 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.68%) C#
5 21 (23.86%) C
6 18 (20.45%) SQL
7 12 (13.64%) PHP
8 9 (10.23%) Python
9 6 (6.82%) HLSL
10 4 (4.55%) Perl
10 4 (4.55%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.27%) PHP5
11 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.27%) Ruby
12 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.14%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 32 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle
2 3 (3.41%) Zend
3 2 (2.27%) Blackboard
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
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