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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 40 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 25 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.95% 3.62% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 4.48% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 21
Average salary £37,750 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.17% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,300 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
420 290 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 83.17% 80.78% 79.28%
Number of salaries quoted 372 232 350
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £60,000 £52,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 0 23 £38,000 -13.14% 3
Sunderland -3 1 £28,500 -12.30%
Gateshead - 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
North East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (58.33%) C++
2 28 (46.67%) Java
3 26 (43.33%) Computer Science
4 25 (41.67%) C#
5 24 (40.00%) Android
6 23 (38.33%) Mathematics
6 23 (38.33%) .NET
6 23 (38.33%) Mobile Payment
7 21 (35.00%) Mobile Banking
7 21 (35.00%) Apple iOS
7 21 (35.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 21 (35.00%) Banking
8 19 (31.67%) Mobile App
9 16 (26.67%) Web Services
10 15 (25.00%) XML
10 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.00%) iOS SDK
11 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
11 14 (23.33%) OO
11 14 (23.33%) WCF
12 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (21.67%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (21.67%) CSS
12 13 (21.67%) HTML
12 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
13 12 (20.00%) MVC
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (16.67%) Degree
15 9 (15.00%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (21.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) Moq
3 2 (3.33%) JUnit
3 2 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (3.33%) NUnit
3 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (3.33%) MSTest
4 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.67%) Maven
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) Ant
4 1 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (35.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 36 (60.00%) Developer
3 20 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 18 (30.00%) Graduate
5 17 (28.33%) C# Developer
5 17 (28.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 9 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (5.00%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.00%) C++ Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) UI Programmer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Junior
9 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) .NET
2 16 (26.67%) Web Services
3 15 (25.00%) XML
3 15 (25.00%) iOS SDK
4 14 (23.33%) WCF
5 13 (21.67%) CSS
5 13 (21.67%) HTML
6 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.33%) HTML5
8 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
8 5 (8.33%) CSS3
9 4 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (6.67%) jQuery
10 3 (5.00%) SOAP
11 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
11 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (3.33%) Laravel
11 2 (3.33%) REST
11 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 26 (43.33%) Computer Science
2 23 (38.33%) Mathematics
2 23 (38.33%) Mobile Payment
3 21 (35.00%) Mobile Banking
4 19 (31.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.00%) User Experience
6 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) iPhone
7 1 (1.67%) RIA
7 1 (1.67%) Physics
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Android
2 21 (35.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 9 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Mobile Commerce
2 14 (23.33%) OO
3 12 (20.00%) MVC
3 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.67%) Web Development
5 5 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.67%) TDD
7 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (5.00%) UML
7 3 (5.00%) OOD
7 3 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.00%) Android Development
7 3 (5.00%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.33%) OO PHP
8 2 (3.33%) DevOps
8 2 (3.33%) Product Management
9 1 (1.67%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (1.67%) MVVM
9 1 (1.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) C++
2 28 (46.67%) Java
3 25 (41.67%) C#
4 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.67%) SQL
7 5 (8.33%) PHP
8 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
8 3 (5.00%) Python
9 2 (3.33%) VB
9 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) PHP5
10 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Adobe
3 2 (3.33%) Zend
4 1 (1.67%) Perforce
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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Posted: 2 days ago
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