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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.63% 4.33% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 5.04% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 18
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
507 417 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.08% 85.98% 77.90%
Number of salaries quoted 435 372 322
Average salary £38,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +6 37 £30,500 -18.66% 4
Sunderland -4 2 £28,500 -12.30%
Gateshead -18 1 - -
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 43 (58.11%) C++
2 40 (54.05%) Computer Science
3 37 (50.00%) Java
4 35 (47.30%) Mathematics
5 30 (40.54%) C#
6 24 (32.43%) Android
7 23 (31.08%) Mobile Payment
8 21 (28.38%) Mobile Commerce
8 21 (28.38%) Banking
8 21 (28.38%) Mobile Banking
8 21 (28.38%) Apple iOS
9 20 (27.03%) Degree
10 19 (25.68%) Mobile App
11 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (24.32%) OO
12 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
12 17 (22.97%) .NET
13 15 (20.27%) iOS SDK
14 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
14 14 (18.92%) HTML
14 14 (18.92%) CSS
15 13 (17.57%) Web Services
15 13 (17.57%) MVC
16 12 (16.22%) XML
17 11 (14.86%) Linux
18 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
18 10 (13.51%) WCF
18 10 (13.51%) Multithreading
19 9 (12.16%) BizTalk Server
19 9 (12.16%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 9 (12.16%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Moodle
2 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.35%) FTP
1 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.35%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.46%) JUnit
3 6 (8.11%) VTune
4 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.76%) CruiseControl
4 5 (6.76%) JIRA
5 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.05%) Subversion
5 3 (4.05%) Maven
6 2 (2.70%) Ant
6 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.35%) MSTest
7 1 (1.35%) Moq
7 1 (1.35%) NUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (28.38%) Banking
2 8 (10.81%) Games
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
4 3 (4.05%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Software Engineer
2 39 (52.70%) Developer
3 22 (29.73%) Graduate
4 16 (21.62%) Software Developer
5 15 (20.27%) .NET Developer
5 15 (20.27%) C# Developer
6 13 (17.57%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (12.16%) C# Software Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Programmer
7 9 (12.16%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Java Software Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) Java Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (8.11%) Graduate Developer
10 6 (8.11%) Java Software Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Junior Java Software Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Junior Java Software Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Graduate Java Developer
11 5 (6.76%) Junior Developer
11 5 (6.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) iOS SDK
3 14 (18.92%) CSS
3 14 (18.92%) HTML
4 13 (17.57%) Web Services
5 12 (16.22%) XML
6 10 (13.51%) WCF
7 8 (10.81%) OpenGL
7 8 (10.81%) DirectX
8 6 (8.11%) ASP.NET
8 6 (8.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (6.76%) CSS3
9 5 (6.76%) jQuery
9 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.76%) HTML5
10 4 (5.41%) SOAP
10 4 (5.41%) LAMP
10 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.05%) Spring
11 3 (4.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (54.05%) Computer Science
2 35 (47.30%) Mathematics
3 23 (31.08%) Mobile Payment
4 21 (28.38%) Mobile Banking
5 19 (25.68%) Mobile App
6 8 (10.81%) Algorithms
7 7 (9.46%) Visualisation
8 5 (6.76%) Augmented Reality
8 5 (6.76%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (6.76%) Physics
9 3 (4.05%) User Experience
10 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.70%) iPhone
11 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Android
2 21 (28.38%) Apple iOS
3 11 (14.86%) Linux
4 7 (9.46%) Windows
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.70%) UNIX
7 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) Mobile Commerce
2 18 (24.32%) OO
2 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) MVC
4 10 (13.51%) Multithreading
5 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.46%) 3D Visualisation
6 6 (8.11%) Web Development
7 5 (6.76%) 3D Rendering
7 5 (6.76%) Scrum
7 5 (6.76%) TDD
8 4 (5.41%) OOD
8 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.05%) Product Management
9 3 (4.05%) Android Development
9 3 (4.05%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.05%) UML
10 2 (2.70%) Image Processing
10 2 (2.70%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) C++
2 37 (50.00%) Java
3 30 (40.54%) C#
4 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.16%) PHP
5 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.46%) Python
7 6 (8.11%) HLSL
8 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.05%) SQL
8 3 (4.05%) C
8 3 (4.05%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) PHP5
9 1 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.35%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) PhD
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.05%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.35%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Adobe
3 2 (2.70%) Zend
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.35%) Perforce
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