The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Tyne and Wear region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 26 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 38 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.97% 4.44% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.21% 5.39% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 31
Average salary £32,500 £41,500 £35,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +16.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
463 427 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 72.80% 82.43% 73.04%
Number of salaries quoted 320 357 330
Average salary £37,050 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Engineering
North East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +3 33 £35,000 -15.66% 12
Sunderland - 8 £22,500 -
Gateshead - 6 £37,500 -
North Shields - 1 £37,500 -
South Shields - 1 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 48 (54.55%) Java
2 37 (42.05%) Computer Science
3 34 (38.64%) C++
4 33 (37.50%) Degree
4 33 (37.50%) Spring
5 30 (34.09%) Mathematics
5 30 (34.09%) Linux
6 27 (30.68%) OO
6 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
7 26 (29.55%) C#
8 24 (27.27%) HTML
9 22 (25.00%) C
10 21 (23.86%) SQL
11 18 (20.45%) Web Services
11 18 (20.45%) Maven
12 17 (19.32%) Finance
12 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
13 16 (18.18%) jQuery
14 15 (17.05%) MooTools
14 15 (17.05%) Apache Wicket
14 15 (17.05%) JAX-WS
14 15 (17.05%) JSR 170
14 15 (17.05%) Jackrabbit
14 15 (17.05%) OpenGL
14 15 (17.05%) UNIX
14 15 (17.05%) Tomcat
14 15 (17.05%) J2EE
14 15 (17.05%) Subversion
14 15 (17.05%) Java EE
14 15 (17.05%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (17.05%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.27%) Moodle
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 15 (17.05%) Jackrabbit
2 7 (7.95%) MySQL
3 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.45%) Maven
2 15 (17.05%) Subversion
3 9 (10.23%) JUnit
4 7 (7.95%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.82%) CruiseControl
5 6 (6.82%) JIRA
5 6 (6.82%) VTune
6 4 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.41%) Ant
8 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.14%) GDB
8 1 (1.14%) Selenium
8 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Games
3 5 (5.68%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (60.23%) Developer
2 52 (59.09%) Software Engineer
3 36 (40.91%) Java Developer
4 24 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (19.32%) Software Developer
6 15 (17.05%) J2EE Developer
6 15 (17.05%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 15 (17.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (14.77%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Programmer
9 8 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (9.09%) Junior
9 8 (9.09%) Junior Software Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Junior Software Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Junior Java Software Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Junior Java Software Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Graduate Java Developer
10 6 (6.82%) Graduate
10 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) Spring
2 24 (27.27%) HTML
3 18 (20.45%) Web Services
4 16 (18.18%) jQuery
5 15 (17.05%) MooTools
5 15 (17.05%) Apache Wicket
5 15 (17.05%) JAX-WS
5 15 (17.05%) Java EE
5 15 (17.05%) JSR 170
5 15 (17.05%) J2EE
5 15 (17.05%) Hibernate
5 15 (17.05%) OpenGL
6 10 (11.36%) CSS
6 10 (11.36%) .NET
7 8 (9.09%) DirectX
8 6 (6.82%) .NET Framework
8 6 (6.82%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (5.68%) XML
10 4 (4.55%) XHTML
10 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (42.05%) Computer Science
2 30 (34.09%) Mathematics
3 13 (14.77%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.82%) Physics
4 6 (6.82%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (5.68%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.27%) CUDA
8 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.14%) GPGPU
9 1 (1.14%) Open Source
9 1 (1.14%) Statistics
9 1 (1.14%) VLE
9 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.14%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 30 (34.09%) Linux
2 15 (17.05%) UNIX
3 7 (7.95%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) OO
2 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
3 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.77%) 3D Visualisation
5 12 (13.64%) Image Processing
5 12 (13.64%) TDD
6 10 (11.36%) Scrum
7 9 (10.23%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.09%) MVC
9 7 (7.95%) OOD
10 5 (5.68%) 3D Rendering
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
12 3 (3.41%) SOA
12 3 (3.41%) Product Management
13 2 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) Java
2 34 (38.64%) C++
3 27 (30.68%) JavaScript
4 26 (29.55%) C#
5 22 (25.00%) C
6 21 (23.86%) SQL
7 9 (10.23%) PHP
8 8 (9.09%) Python
9 6 (6.82%) HLSL
10 4 (4.55%) Embedded C
10 4 (4.55%) Perl
11 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.27%) Ruby
12 1 (1.14%) PHP5
12 1 (1.14%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.14%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 33 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.27%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.14%) Zend
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