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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 37 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 33 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.59% 5.13% 5.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.78% 6.61% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 26
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £44,000
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
424 499 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 84.63% 77.60% 82.16%
Number of salaries quoted 351 334 342
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 +5 30 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Sunderland -5 12 £40,000 +77.77%
Gateshead -11 4 £22,500 -40.00% 1
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (65.00%) C#
2 47 (58.75%) C++
3 40 (50.00%) Degree
3 40 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 31 (38.75%) Java
5 30 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (31.25%) JavaScript
8 24 (30.00%) PhD
9 21 (26.25%) 3D Graphics
9 21 (26.25%) Games
9 21 (26.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 20 (25.00%) Mathematics
11 18 (22.50%) .NET
12 17 (21.25%) HTML
13 16 (20.00%) MySQL
13 16 (20.00%) OO
13 16 (20.00%) Web Development
13 16 (20.00%) Visualisation
14 15 (18.75%) Physics
14 15 (18.75%) CSS
15 14 (17.50%) C
15 14 (17.50%) OpenGL
15 14 (17.50%) DirectX
15 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
15 14 (17.50%) 3D Programming
15 14 (17.50%) HLSL
16 13 (16.25%) OOD
16 13 (16.25%) PHP
16 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (6.25%) IIS
1 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) CMS
2 2 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (1.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 5 (6.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
1 5 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) MySQL
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.50%) JIRA
3 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.25%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 21 (26.25%) Games
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Software Engineer
2 33 (41.25%) Developer
3 22 (27.50%) Software Developer
4 21 (26.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (25.00%) C# Developer
6 13 (16.25%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Programmer
7 8 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) C++ Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) Graphics Programmer
8 6 (7.50%) Software Programmer
9 4 (5.00%) Junior Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Graduate
9 4 (5.00%) Junior
10 3 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Software Development Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Software Manager
10 3 (3.75%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 18 (22.50%) .NET
3 17 (21.25%) HTML
4 15 (18.75%) CSS
5 14 (17.50%) OpenGL
5 14 (17.50%) DirectX
6 12 (15.00%) HTML5
7 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 9 (11.25%) CSS3
9 6 (7.50%) REST
9 6 (7.50%) Web Services
9 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
10 5 (6.25%) WPF
11 3 (3.75%) LINQ
11 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.50%) RESTful
12 2 (2.50%) Java EE
12 2 (2.50%) XML
12 2 (2.50%) J2EE
13 1 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 21 (26.25%) 3D Graphics
3 20 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 16 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 15 (18.75%) Physics
6 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (11.25%) Algorithms
8 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (3.75%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (3.75%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (2.50%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Android
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) OO
3 16 (20.00%) Web Development
4 14 (17.50%) 3D Programming
5 13 (16.25%) OOD
6 11 (13.75%) MVC
7 10 (12.50%) OOP
8 9 (11.25%) API Development
8 9 (11.25%) API Design
9 8 (10.00%) Mobile Development
10 7 (8.75%) UML
10 7 (8.75%) Scrum
10 7 (8.75%) Android Development
11 6 (7.50%) Line Management
11 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.25%) Release Management
12 5 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.00%) C#
2 47 (58.75%) C++
3 31 (38.75%) Java
4 25 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.50%) C
5 14 (17.50%) HLSL
6 13 (16.25%) PHP
7 11 (13.75%) Perl
8 10 (12.50%) PHP5
9 6 (7.50%) Python
10 5 (6.25%) SQL
11 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
11 3 (3.75%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.50%) XAML
13 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.25%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.25%) Tcl
13 1 (1.25%) Pascal
13 1 (1.25%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 40 (50.00%) Degree
2 24 (30.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) HP
3 1 (1.25%) Blackboard
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