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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 26 29 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 47 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.22% 6.22% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.19% 8.41% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 46 30 19
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £47,500 £46,200
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
420 464 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.35% 74.00% 83.85%
Number of salaries quoted 339 319 368
Average salary £40,000 £37,025 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.03% -7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 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 31 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 +8 43 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Sunderland -4 15 £40,000 +77.77%
Gateshead -16 4 £26,250 -30.00% 1
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 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 54 (58.70%) C#
2 53 (57.61%) C++
3 49 (53.26%) Computer Science
4 45 (48.91%) Degree
5 40 (43.48%) Java
6 33 (35.87%) Mathematics
7 30 (32.61%) Multithreading
8 26 (28.26%) PhD
8 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (26.09%) 3D Graphics
9 24 (26.09%) Games
9 24 (26.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
11 20 (21.74%) Visualisation
12 19 (20.65%) Android
12 19 (20.65%) .NET
12 19 (20.65%) Physics
13 18 (19.57%) OpenGL
13 18 (19.57%) DirectX
13 18 (19.57%) 3D Programming
13 18 (19.57%) HLSL
14 17 (18.48%) Web Development
15 16 (17.39%) HTML
16 15 (16.30%) MySQL
17 14 (15.22%) CSS
18 13 (14.13%) Mobile Commerce
18 13 (14.13%) Banking
18 13 (14.13%) Mobile Banking
18 13 (14.13%) Mobile Payment
19 12 (13.04%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.26%) IIS
1 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.17%) CMS
2 2 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (1.09%) Moodle
3 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.26%) SaaS
2 3 (3.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) HTTP
1 3 (3.26%) SSL
2 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) MySQL
2 11 (11.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.09%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.09%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.09%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.09%) JMeter
General
1 24 (26.09%) Games
2 13 (14.13%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 55 (59.78%) Software Engineer
2 29 (31.52%) Developer
3 24 (26.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (22.83%) Software Developer
5 17 (18.48%) C# Developer
6 11 (11.96%) C# Software Developer
7 10 (10.87%) Programmer
8 9 (9.78%) Graduate
9 8 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) C++ Programmer
9 8 (8.70%) Software Programmer
9 8 (8.70%) Graphics Programmer
10 7 (7.61%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Development Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Junior
11 3 (3.26%) Software Development Manager
11 3 (3.26%) Junior Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Graduate Developer
11 3 (3.26%) Software Manager
12 2 (2.17%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 19 (20.65%) .NET
3 18 (19.57%) OpenGL
3 18 (19.57%) DirectX
4 16 (17.39%) HTML
5 14 (15.22%) CSS
6 12 (13.04%) HTML5
7 9 (9.78%) CSS3
8 8 (8.70%) ASP.NET
9 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
9 6 (6.52%) WPF
10 5 (5.43%) iOS SDK
10 5 (5.43%) Web Services
11 4 (4.35%) REST
12 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (3.26%) LINQ
12 3 (3.26%) XML
12 3 (3.26%) WinForms
13 2 (2.17%) Java EE
13 2 (2.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (53.26%) Computer Science
2 33 (35.87%) Mathematics
3 24 (26.09%) 3D Graphics
4 20 (21.74%) Visualisation
5 19 (20.65%) Physics
6 13 (14.13%) Mobile Banking
6 13 (14.13%) Mobile Payment
7 11 (11.96%) Algorithms
8 9 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (1.09%) Device Driver
12 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.65%) Android
2 7 (7.61%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.52%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Multithreading
2 26 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.57%) 3D Programming
4 17 (18.48%) Web Development
5 13 (14.13%) Mobile Commerce
6 12 (13.04%) UML
6 12 (13.04%) OO
7 11 (11.96%) OOD
8 8 (8.70%) OOP
8 8 (8.70%) MVC
9 7 (7.61%) Scrum
9 7 (7.61%) Mobile Development
9 7 (7.61%) API Development
9 7 (7.61%) API Design
10 6 (6.52%) Android Development
10 6 (6.52%) Project Management
11 4 (4.35%) Open Source
11 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.35%) 3D Modelling
11 4 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (58.70%) C#
2 53 (57.61%) C++
3 40 (43.48%) Java
4 22 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 18 (19.57%) HLSL
6 12 (13.04%) PHP
6 12 (13.04%) C
7 10 (10.87%) Perl
8 9 (9.78%) PHP5
9 7 (7.61%) SQL
10 5 (5.43%) Python
11 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
11 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.17%) Delphi
12 2 (2.17%) XAML
12 2 (2.17%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.09%) Pascal
13 1 (1.09%) Fortran
13 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (48.91%) Degree
2 26 (28.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) HP
3 1 (1.09%) Blackboard
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