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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 38 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 37 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.24% 8.30% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.97% 10.79% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 29
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
464 343 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 78.25% 76.91% 79.40%
Number of salaries quoted 405 296 417
Average salary £37,500 £35,232 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.43% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -6 37 £40,000 -10.61% 3
Gateshead - 8 £30,000 - 3
Sunderland -4 5 £50,000 +122.22%
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 48 (64.00%) C++
2 38 (50.67%) C#
3 37 (49.33%) Mathematics
4 34 (45.33%) Computer Science
5 30 (40.00%) Android
5 30 (40.00%) Java
6 26 (34.67%) .NET
6 26 (34.67%) Mobile Payment
7 25 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
7 25 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
7 25 (33.33%) Banking
8 21 (28.00%) Degree
9 17 (22.67%) XML
10 16 (21.33%) Web Services
10 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
10 16 (21.33%) Apple iOS
10 16 (21.33%) WCF
11 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (20.00%) T-SQL
11 15 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 14 (18.67%) iOS SDK
13 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (16.00%) 3D Graphics
13 12 (16.00%) Games
13 12 (16.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 11 (14.67%) UML
14 11 (14.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (14.67%) PCI DSS

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 15 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.67%) MSTest
2 2 (2.67%) Moq
2 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.67%) NUnit
2 2 (2.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.33%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.33%) JMeter
3 1 (1.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (1.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 25 (33.33%) Banking
2 12 (16.00%) Games
3 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (68.00%) Software Engineer
2 30 (40.00%) Developer
3 21 (28.00%) .NET Developer
4 19 (25.33%) Graduate
5 18 (24.00%) C# Developer
5 18 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (18.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 11 (14.67%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Software Developer
10 5 (6.67%) Programmer
11 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (5.33%) Graphics Programmer
11 4 (5.33%) C++ Programmer
11 4 (5.33%) Software Programmer
12 3 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (4.00%) C++ Developer
13 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
13 2 (2.67%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) .NET
2 17 (22.67%) XML
3 16 (21.33%) Web Services
3 16 (21.33%) WCF
4 14 (18.67%) iOS SDK
5 12 (16.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 9 (12.00%) OpenGL
6 9 (12.00%) DirectX
6 9 (12.00%) HTML
6 9 (12.00%) CSS
7 8 (10.67%) ASP.NET
8 7 (9.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (5.33%) jQuery
9 4 (5.33%) Entity Framework
9 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
10 3 (4.00%) HTML5
11 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 2 (2.67%) CSS3
11 2 (2.67%) Razor View Engine
11 2 (2.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (49.33%) Mathematics
2 34 (45.33%) Computer Science
3 26 (34.67%) Mobile Payment
4 25 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
5 15 (20.00%) Mobile App
6 12 (16.00%) 3D Graphics
7 10 (13.33%) Visualisation
8 9 (12.00%) Physics
9 5 (6.67%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.33%) RIA
10 1 (1.33%) iPhone
10 1 (1.33%) Open Source
10 1 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Android
2 16 (21.33%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.33%) Windows
4 6 (8.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
2 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.67%) UML
4 9 (12.00%) MVC
4 9 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (12.00%) 3D Programming
5 8 (10.67%) OO
6 6 (8.00%) Web Development
7 5 (6.67%) Android Development
8 4 (5.33%) Mobile Development
8 4 (5.33%) Scrum
8 4 (5.33%) TDD
8 4 (5.33%) Project Management
9 3 (4.00%) OOP
9 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.67%) Coaching
10 2 (2.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.67%) iOS Development
10 2 (2.67%) OOD
10 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.00%) C++
2 38 (50.67%) C#
3 30 (40.00%) Java
4 15 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 9 (12.00%) SQL
5 9 (12.00%) HLSL
6 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.00%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.67%) Python
8 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.67%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) Delphi
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 9 (12.00%) PhD
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (14.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (1.33%) HP
3 1 (1.33%) Perforce
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £55,000 to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Scott Logic Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago