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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 41 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 25 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.57% 4.83% 6.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 5.95% 8.51%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 26
Average salary £31,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £42,500
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
526 420 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 82.83% 81.08% 77.21%
Number of salaries quoted 385 371 315
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,730 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -5 27 £30,000 -16.66% 11
Sunderland - 5 £22,500 -
Gateshead - 4 £37,500 -
North Shields - 2 £37,500 -
South Shields - 2 £37,500 -
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 41 (55.41%) Java
1 41 (55.41%) Computer Science
2 31 (41.89%) Mathematics
2 31 (41.89%) C++
3 29 (39.19%) OO
3 29 (39.19%) Degree
4 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
5 21 (28.38%) C#
5 21 (28.38%) Linux
6 20 (27.03%) HTML
6 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (24.32%) Spring
8 14 (18.92%) Web Services
8 14 (18.92%) Multithreading
9 13 (17.57%) C
9 13 (17.57%) Finance
10 12 (16.22%) OpenGL
10 12 (16.22%) Maven
11 11 (14.86%) Games
11 11 (14.86%) SQL
11 11 (14.86%) CSS
11 11 (14.86%) Android
11 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
11 11 (14.86%) Mobile App
12 10 (13.51%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (13.51%) 3D Visualisation
12 10 (13.51%) Visualisation
12 10 (13.51%) Jackrabbit
12 10 (13.51%) jQuery
12 10 (13.51%) MooTools

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.35%) CMS
2 1 (1.35%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Jackrabbit
2 7 (9.46%) MySQL
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Maven
2 10 (13.51%) Subversion
3 8 (10.81%) JUnit
4 7 (9.46%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.11%) VTune
5 6 (8.11%) CruiseControl
5 6 (8.11%) JIRA
6 3 (4.05%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.05%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.70%) Ant
7 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.35%) Selenium
8 1 (1.35%) GDB
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 11 (14.86%) Games
3 9 (12.16%) Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Electronics
7 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Developer
2 42 (56.76%) Software Engineer
3 23 (31.08%) Java Developer
4 17 (22.97%) Software Developer
5 15 (20.27%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) Graduate
7 9 (12.16%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Programmer
8 7 (9.46%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Graduate Java Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Junior
9 6 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Junior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Junior Java Software Developer
9 6 (8.11%) C# Developer
9 6 (8.11%) J2EE Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Junior Developer
9 6 (8.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) HTML
2 18 (24.32%) Spring
3 14 (18.92%) Web Services
4 12 (16.22%) OpenGL
5 11 (14.86%) CSS
6 10 (13.51%) jQuery
6 10 (13.51%) MooTools
6 10 (13.51%) Apache Wicket
6 10 (13.51%) JAX-WS
6 10 (13.51%) JSR 170
6 10 (13.51%) Java EE
7 8 (10.81%) DirectX
8 7 (9.46%) .NET
9 6 (8.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (8.11%) iOS SDK
9 6 (8.11%) J2EE
9 6 (8.11%) Hibernate
10 4 (5.41%) SOAP
10 4 (5.41%) LAMP
11 3 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (55.41%) Computer Science
2 31 (41.89%) Mathematics
3 11 (14.86%) Mobile App
4 10 (13.51%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (13.51%) Visualisation
5 9 (12.16%) Mobile Banking
5 9 (12.16%) Algorithms
6 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (8.11%) Physics
8 5 (6.76%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (6.76%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (4.05%) User Experience
10 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.35%) Statistics
11 1 (1.35%) iPhone
11 1 (1.35%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Linux
2 11 (14.86%) Android
2 11 (14.86%) Apple iOS
3 10 (13.51%) UNIX
4 6 (8.11%) Windows
5 3 (4.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) OO
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.92%) Multithreading
4 10 (13.51%) 3D Visualisation
5 9 (12.16%) Mobile Commerce
5 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.81%) MVC
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
7 7 (9.46%) Scrum
7 7 (9.46%) Image Processing
8 6 (8.11%) OOD
9 5 (6.76%) 3D Rendering
10 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.41%) Web Development
11 3 (4.05%) OOP
11 3 (4.05%) Product Management
11 3 (4.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (2.70%) OO PHP
12 2 (2.70%) Android Development
12 2 (2.70%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (55.41%) Java
2 31 (41.89%) C++
3 25 (33.78%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.38%) C#
5 13 (17.57%) C
6 11 (14.86%) SQL
7 10 (13.51%) PHP
8 7 (9.46%) Python
9 6 (8.11%) HLSL
10 3 (4.05%) Perl
11 2 (2.70%) PHP5
11 2 (2.70%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.35%) Fortran
12 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (39.19%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Zend
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle
2 1 (1.35%) Blackboard
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