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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 33 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 40 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.51% 4.73% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 5.56% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 16
Average salary £32,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
511 378 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.22% 85.14% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 430 323 343
Average salary £39,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,730 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +4 37 £33,500 -10.66% 4
Sunderland -3 2 £28,500 -12.30%
Gateshead -20 1 - -
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 39 (56.52%) C++
2 35 (50.72%) Computer Science
3 34 (49.28%) Java
4 31 (44.93%) C#
5 29 (42.03%) Mathematics
6 24 (34.78%) Android
7 23 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
8 22 (31.88%) .NET
9 21 (30.43%) Mobile Banking
9 21 (30.43%) Apple iOS
9 21 (30.43%) Mobile Commerce
9 21 (30.43%) Banking
10 19 (27.54%) Mobile App
11 17 (24.64%) Degree
11 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
12 16 (23.19%) OO
12 16 (23.19%) XML
13 15 (21.74%) CSS
13 15 (21.74%) Web Services
13 15 (21.74%) iOS SDK
13 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 15 (21.74%) MVC
14 14 (20.29%) HTML
15 13 (18.84%) WCF
15 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
16 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
16 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (15.94%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Moodle
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.45%) FTP
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.70%) JUnit
3 5 (7.25%) VTune
4 3 (4.35%) Ant
4 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.35%) CruiseControl
4 3 (4.35%) Maven
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.90%) Subversion
5 2 (2.90%) NUnit
5 2 (2.90%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.90%) MSTest
5 2 (2.90%) Moq
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (30.43%) Banking
2 5 (7.25%) Games
3 4 (5.80%) Retail
4 3 (4.35%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.90%) Finance
6 1 (1.45%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (63.77%) Software Engineer
2 37 (53.62%) Developer
3 20 (28.99%) Graduate
4 19 (27.54%) .NET Developer
5 17 (24.64%) C# Developer
6 16 (23.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (17.39%) Software Developer
8 9 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (13.04%) .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Programmer
10 4 (5.80%) Junior
10 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Junior Developer
10 4 (5.80%) PHP Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Java Software Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Junior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.88%) .NET
2 16 (23.19%) XML
3 15 (21.74%) Web Services
3 15 (21.74%) CSS
3 15 (21.74%) iOS SDK
4 14 (20.29%) HTML
5 13 (18.84%) WCF
6 8 (11.59%) ASP.NET
7 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (7.25%) HTML5
8 5 (7.25%) CSS3
8 5 (7.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 5 (7.25%) SOAP
8 5 (7.25%) .NET Framework
8 5 (7.25%) OpenGL
8 5 (7.25%) DirectX
9 4 (5.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (5.80%) jQuery
10 3 (4.35%) LAMP
10 3 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.72%) Computer Science
2 29 (42.03%) Mathematics
3 23 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
4 21 (30.43%) Mobile Banking
5 19 (27.54%) Mobile App
6 5 (7.25%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.80%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (5.80%) Visualisation
7 4 (5.80%) Augmented Reality
8 3 (4.35%) Physics
8 3 (4.35%) User Experience
9 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.90%) iPhone
10 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.45%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Android
2 21 (30.43%) Apple iOS
3 11 (15.94%) Linux
4 9 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.45%) UNIX
6 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.43%) Mobile Commerce
2 16 (23.19%) OO
3 15 (21.74%) MVC
4 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.14%) Web Development
6 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) OOD
8 4 (5.80%) 3D Rendering
8 4 (5.80%) 3D Visualisation
8 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.35%) Android Development
9 3 (4.35%) iOS Development
9 3 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.35%) UML
9 3 (4.35%) TDD
9 3 (4.35%) Product Management
10 2 (2.90%) OO PHP
10 2 (2.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (56.52%) C++
2 34 (49.28%) Java
3 31 (44.93%) C#
4 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.39%) T-SQL
6 8 (11.59%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) SQL
8 5 (7.25%) Python
8 5 (7.25%) HLSL
9 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.35%) Perl
10 2 (2.90%) C
10 2 (2.90%) VB
10 2 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.45%) PHP5
11 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (24.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.45%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe
3 2 (2.90%) Zend
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) Blackboard
4 1 (1.45%) Perforce
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago