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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 38 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.34% 7.19% 9.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.39% 8.71% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 39 49
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,625 £22,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
477 505 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.52% 82.52% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 419 408 394
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,232
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £46,983 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 39 £41,250 +3.12% 6
Prudhoe - 1 - -
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (72.31%) C#
2 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
5 28 (43.08%) OO
5 28 (43.08%) .NET
6 27 (41.54%) Degree
7 26 (40.00%) Java
8 25 (38.46%) HTML
8 25 (38.46%) HTML5
9 21 (32.31%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (32.31%) Scrum
10 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
10 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
10 20 (30.77%) Scala
11 19 (29.23%) MVC
12 18 (27.69%) Node.js
12 18 (27.69%) React
13 17 (26.15%) Finance
13 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
14 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
15 14 (21.54%) Web Services
15 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
15 14 (21.54%) QA
15 14 (21.54%) REST
15 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
15 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (21.54%) SaaS
16 13 (20.00%) Heroku
16 13 (20.00%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (27.69%) Node.js
2 13 (20.00%) IIS
3 12 (18.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (13.85%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.08%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.54%) CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (21.54%) SaaS
2 13 (20.00%) Heroku
3 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) HTTP
1 12 (18.46%) SSL
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) Big Data
2 11 (16.92%) Hadoop
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (20.00%) JIRA
1 13 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 13 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 12 (18.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Marketing
3 6 (9.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Developer
2 26 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 20 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 14 (21.54%) Lead C# Developer
4 14 (21.54%) Lead Developer
5 11 (16.92%) Architect
5 11 (16.92%) Technical Architect
6 10 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (15.38%) Java Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Lead Java Developer
7 8 (12.31%) Software Architect
8 7 (10.77%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (10.77%) Principal Developer
8 7 (10.77%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Cloud Developer
9 6 (9.23%) Cloud Software Developer
9 6 (9.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Lead Software Developer
9 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
10 5 (7.69%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) .NET
2 25 (38.46%) HTML
2 25 (38.46%) HTML5
3 20 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 20 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 18 (27.69%) React
5 14 (21.54%) REST
5 14 (21.54%) Web Services
6 9 (13.85%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (10.77%) WCF
8 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.23%) CSS
8 6 (9.23%) CSS3
8 6 (9.23%) jQuery
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.15%) JSON
10 3 (4.62%) Django
10 3 (4.62%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.62%) RESTful
10 3 (4.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.31%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Android
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Windows
4 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.08%) OO
3 21 (32.31%) Scrum
4 19 (29.23%) MVC
5 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (20.00%) CRM
5 13 (20.00%) ERP
5 13 (20.00%) Use Case
5 13 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 12 (18.46%) Multithreading
6 12 (18.46%) Project Management
6 12 (18.46%) Release Management
6 12 (18.46%) Unit Testing
7 11 (16.92%) Product Management
8 10 (15.38%) Line Management
8 10 (15.38%) Microservices
8 10 (15.38%) SOA
9 9 (13.85%) Kanban
10 7 (10.77%) Web Development
11 6 (9.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 47 (72.31%) C#
2 38 (58.46%) JavaScript
3 26 (40.00%) Java
4 20 (30.77%) Scala
5 12 (18.46%) C++
6 11 (16.92%) PHP
7 9 (13.85%) Python
7 9 (13.85%) SQL
8 8 (12.31%) C
9 3 (4.62%) Ruby
10 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
1 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.54%) Apple
3 1 (1.54%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) VMware
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