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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 36 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 29 24 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.63% 4.76% 6.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 5.83% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 29
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,300 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
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
512 412 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.79% 81.75% 75.35%
Number of salaries quoted 366 359 315
Average salary £37,250 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.48% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 19 September 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 September 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 -6 25 £30,000 -16.66% 12
Gateshead - 6 £37,500 -
Sunderland - 5 £22,500 -
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 19 September 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 45 (56.25%) Java
2 43 (53.75%) Computer Science
3 32 (40.00%) Degree
3 32 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 31 (38.75%) C++
4 31 (38.75%) OO
5 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 25 (31.25%) Linux
7 23 (28.75%) HTML
7 23 (28.75%) C#
7 23 (28.75%) Spring
8 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.00%) Web Services
10 15 (18.75%) C
10 15 (18.75%) SQL
10 15 (18.75%) Finance
10 15 (18.75%) Maven
11 14 (17.50%) Multithreading
12 12 (15.00%) MooTools
12 12 (15.00%) Apache Wicket
12 12 (15.00%) JAX-WS
12 12 (15.00%) Jackrabbit
12 12 (15.00%) JSR 170
12 12 (15.00%) Java EE
12 12 (15.00%) jQuery
12 12 (15.00%) Subversion
12 12 (15.00%) OpenGL
12 12 (15.00%) CSS
12 12 (15.00%) UNIX
12 12 (15.00%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.50%) Moodle
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) Jackrabbit
2 8 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.25%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Maven
2 12 (15.00%) Subversion
3 9 (11.25%) JUnit
4 7 (8.75%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.50%) CruiseControl
5 6 (7.50%) JIRA
5 6 (7.50%) VTune
6 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.75%) Ant
7 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.75%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.25%) GDB
9 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Games
3 8 (10.00%) Banking
4 5 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (3.75%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (60.00%) Developer
2 45 (56.25%) Software Engineer
3 27 (33.75%) Java Developer
4 18 (22.50%) Software Developer
4 18 (22.50%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (11.25%) Programmer
6 9 (11.25%) Graduate
7 8 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
7 8 (10.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Java Software Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Junior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Junior Java Software Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Junior Software Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Graduate Java Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Junior
9 6 (7.50%) Junior Developer
9 6 (7.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) HTML
1 23 (28.75%) Spring
2 16 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (15.00%) CSS
3 12 (15.00%) OpenGL
3 12 (15.00%) Java EE
3 12 (15.00%) JSR 170
3 12 (15.00%) jQuery
3 12 (15.00%) MooTools
3 12 (15.00%) Apache Wicket
3 12 (15.00%) JAX-WS
4 9 (11.25%) .NET
5 8 (10.00%) J2EE
5 8 (10.00%) DirectX
5 8 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
6 6 (7.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (6.25%) SOAP
7 5 (6.25%) iOS SDK
8 4 (5.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (53.75%) Computer Science
2 32 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 10 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (11.25%) Mobile Payment
5 8 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (7.50%) Physics
7 5 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
7 5 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (3.75%) User Experience
9 2 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.25%) Open Source
10 1 (1.25%) CUDA
10 1 (1.25%) Statistics
10 1 (1.25%) VLE
10 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.25%) Linux
2 12 (15.00%) UNIX
3 10 (12.50%) Android
3 10 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 8 (10.00%) Windows
5 3 (3.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) OO
2 21 (26.25%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.50%) Multithreading
4 10 (12.50%) 3D Visualisation
4 10 (12.50%) MVC
5 9 (11.25%) Image Processing
5 9 (11.25%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.00%) Mobile Commerce
6 8 (10.00%) TDD
7 7 (8.75%) Scrum
8 6 (7.50%) OOD
9 5 (6.25%) 3D Rendering
10 4 (5.00%) Web Development
10 4 (5.00%) Product Management
10 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.75%) OOP
12 2 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) Java
2 31 (38.75%) C++
3 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (28.75%) C#
5 15 (18.75%) C
5 15 (18.75%) SQL
6 10 (12.50%) PHP
7 8 (10.00%) Python
8 6 (7.50%) HLSL
9 3 (3.75%) Perl
10 2 (2.50%) PHP5
10 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.25%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 32 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle
1 3 (3.75%) Zend
2 2 (2.50%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
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