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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 27 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 47 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.79% 9.12% 5.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% 12.08% 6.62%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 22
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £62,500
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
402 447 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 75.14% 75.51% 78.07%
Number of salaries quoted 314 386 378
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -10.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -1 44 £30,000 -26.82% 11
Gateshead - 13 £30,000 - 1
Sunderland +6 11 £50,000 +66.66%
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (64.38%) C++
2 39 (53.42%) C#
3 36 (49.32%) Computer Science
4 32 (43.84%) Mathematics
4 32 (43.84%) Degree
5 29 (39.73%) Java
6 20 (27.40%) Multithreading
6 20 (27.40%) 3D Graphics
6 20 (27.40%) Games
6 20 (27.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 19 (26.03%) PhD
8 18 (24.66%) Visualisation
9 17 (23.29%) Android
9 17 (23.29%) Physics
9 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
9 17 (23.29%) .NET
10 16 (21.92%) OpenGL
10 16 (21.92%) DirectX
10 16 (21.92%) HLSL
10 16 (21.92%) 3D Programming
11 13 (17.81%) Mobile Banking
11 13 (17.81%) Mobile Payment
11 13 (17.81%) Mobile Commerce
11 13 (17.81%) Banking
12 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.44%) HTML
12 12 (16.44%) CSS
13 11 (15.07%) Web Development
14 10 (13.70%) Web Services
14 10 (13.70%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (9.59%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 2 (2.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
1 2 (2.74%) SSL
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.11%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.37%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.37%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.37%) MSTest
5 1 (1.37%) Moq
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.37%) Ant
5 1 (1.37%) JUnit
5 1 (1.37%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.37%) JMeter
5 1 (1.37%) Maven
5 1 (1.37%) NUnit
General
1 20 (27.40%) Games
2 13 (17.81%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (65.75%) Software Engineer
2 22 (30.14%) Developer
3 21 (28.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Programmer
6 8 (10.96%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.96%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Graphics Programmer
7 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Graduate
7 7 (9.59%) C++ Programmer
7 7 (9.59%) Software Programmer
8 5 (6.85%) C# Software Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Junior
9 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
10 2 (2.74%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Graduate Software Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 17 (23.29%) .NET
3 16 (21.92%) OpenGL
3 16 (21.92%) DirectX
4 12 (16.44%) HTML
4 12 (16.44%) CSS
5 10 (13.70%) Web Services
6 9 (12.33%) HTML5
7 8 (10.96%) XML
8 7 (9.59%) WCF
9 6 (8.22%) CSS3
10 5 (6.85%) iOS SDK
10 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.85%) WPF
11 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (4.11%) WinForms
12 2 (2.74%) Spring
12 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.74%) Java EE
12 2 (2.74%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (49.32%) Computer Science
2 32 (43.84%) Mathematics
3 20 (27.40%) 3D Graphics
4 18 (24.66%) Visualisation
5 17 (23.29%) Physics
6 13 (17.81%) Mobile Banking
6 13 (17.81%) Mobile Payment
7 10 (13.70%) Algorithms
8 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.37%) Open Source
11 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
11 1 (1.37%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Android
2 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Multithreading
2 16 (21.92%) 3D Programming
3 13 (17.81%) Mobile Commerce
4 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.07%) Web Development
6 8 (10.96%) MVC
6 8 (10.96%) UML
6 8 (10.96%) OO
7 5 (6.85%) Mobile Development
7 5 (6.85%) Project Management
8 4 (5.48%) TDD
8 4 (5.48%) OOP
8 4 (5.48%) Android Development
9 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.11%) OOD
9 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.74%) Scrum
10 2 (2.74%) Release Management
10 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (64.38%) C++
2 39 (53.42%) C#
3 29 (39.73%) Java
4 17 (23.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.92%) HLSL
6 9 (12.33%) C
6 9 (12.33%) SQL
7 8 (10.96%) T-SQL
7 8 (10.96%) PHP
8 6 (8.22%) PHP5
8 6 (8.22%) Perl
9 5 (6.85%) VB.NET
10 4 (5.48%) Python
11 2 (2.74%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.74%) VB
11 2 (2.74%) Delphi
12 1 (1.37%) Pascal
12 1 (1.37%) Fortran
12 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 32 (43.84%) Degree
2 19 (26.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) HP
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + ShareScheme
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Cathcart Associates
Posted: 18 days ago