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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 48 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.92% 6.95% 4.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.16% 9.68% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47 38 20
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £22,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
430 444 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 79.93% 71.73% 82.98%
Number of salaries quoted 354 334 360
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 0 44 £35,000 - 5
Sunderland -1 14 £50,000 +90.47%
Gateshead -9 5 £30,000 - 1
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 53 (60.23%) C++
2 50 (56.82%) C#
3 44 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 40 (45.45%) Degree
5 38 (43.18%) Java
6 34 (38.64%) Mathematics
7 28 (31.82%) Multithreading
8 24 (27.27%) PhD
9 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
10 22 (25.00%) Games
10 22 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
12 20 (22.73%) Visualisation
13 19 (21.59%) .NET
13 19 (21.59%) Physics
14 18 (20.45%) OpenGL
14 18 (20.45%) DirectX
14 18 (20.45%) 3D Programming
14 18 (20.45%) HLSL
15 17 (19.32%) Android
16 15 (17.05%) Web Development
16 15 (17.05%) HTML
17 14 (15.91%) CSS
18 13 (14.77%) MySQL
18 13 (14.77%) Mobile Commerce
18 13 (14.77%) Banking
18 13 (14.77%) Mobile Banking
18 13 (14.77%) Mobile Payment
19 12 (13.64%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (3.41%) IIS
1 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.41%) SaaS
2 3 (3.41%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
1 3 (3.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.77%) MySQL
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.27%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.14%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.14%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 22 (25.00%) Games
2 13 (14.77%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (61.36%) Software Engineer
2 29 (32.95%) Developer
3 23 (26.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (21.59%) Software Developer
5 16 (18.18%) C# Developer
6 10 (11.36%) Programmer
7 9 (10.23%) Graduate
7 9 (10.23%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Software Programmer
8 8 (9.09%) Graphics Programmer
8 8 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
9 5 (5.68%) C# Software Engineer
10 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Junior
10 3 (3.41%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Software Manager
11 2 (2.27%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 19 (21.59%) .NET
3 18 (20.45%) OpenGL
3 18 (20.45%) DirectX
4 15 (17.05%) HTML
5 14 (15.91%) CSS
6 12 (13.64%) HTML5
7 9 (10.23%) CSS3
8 7 (7.95%) Web Services
9 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.82%) WPF
10 5 (5.68%) iOS SDK
11 4 (4.55%) WCF
11 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
11 4 (4.55%) XML
12 3 (3.41%) WinForms
12 3 (3.41%) REST
13 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (2.27%) LINQ
13 2 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 34 (38.64%) Mathematics
3 22 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 20 (22.73%) Visualisation
5 19 (21.59%) Physics
6 13 (14.77%) Mobile Banking
6 13 (14.77%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (12.50%) Algorithms
8 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.68%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Android
2 7 (7.95%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.82%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Multithreading
2 23 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.45%) 3D Programming
4 15 (17.05%) Web Development
5 13 (14.77%) Mobile Commerce
6 12 (13.64%) UML
7 9 (10.23%) OO
7 9 (10.23%) OOD
8 7 (7.95%) MVC
8 7 (7.95%) Scrum
9 6 (6.82%) Project Management
10 5 (5.68%) OOP
10 5 (5.68%) Mobile Development
10 5 (5.68%) API Development
10 5 (5.68%) API Design
11 4 (4.55%) Android Development
11 4 (4.55%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.55%) 3D Modelling
12 3 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.23%) C++
2 50 (56.82%) C#
3 38 (43.18%) Java
4 21 (23.86%) JavaScript
5 18 (20.45%) HLSL
6 12 (13.64%) C
7 11 (12.50%) PHP
8 9 (10.23%) Perl
8 9 (10.23%) PHP5
9 8 (9.09%) SQL
10 5 (5.68%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.55%) Python
12 2 (2.27%) XAML
12 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.27%) Delphi
13 1 (1.14%) VB
13 1 (1.14%) Pascal
13 1 (1.14%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 40 (45.45%) Degree
2 24 (27.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (1.14%) HP
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