Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 54 63
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 44 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.94% 3.51% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 3.64% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,625 £51,000 £42,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +12.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne with a recognized job title 1,099 659 881
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.30% 96.49% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 915 591 787
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £41,500 £35,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.90% -4.05% +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £52,500 £57,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,570 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +11.15% +1.39% +2.86%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Newcastle upon Tyne

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (65.91%) C#
4 26 (59.09%) .NET
5 21 (47.73%) SQL
6 19 (43.18%) HTML
6 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
6 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
6 19 (43.18%) HTML5
7 16 (36.36%) SDLC
7 16 (36.36%) MVC
8 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (29.55%) SaaS
10 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
10 13 (29.55%) Xamarin
10 13 (29.55%) Angular 2
11 12 (27.27%) .NET Core
11 12 (27.27%) React
12 11 (25.00%) C
13 10 (22.73%) C++
13 10 (22.73%) WPF
14 9 (20.45%) LINQ
14 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
14 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
14 9 (20.45%) MVVM
14 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
14 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
15 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Drupal
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (29.55%) SaaS
4 4 (9.09%) Trello
5 1 (2.27%) Heroku
5 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SSL
2 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.82%) FlexRay
3 3 (6.82%) SMS
4 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.27%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (2.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.36%) TeamCity
4 4 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 4 (9.09%) JIRA
4 4 (9.09%) Moq
4 4 (9.09%) NSubstitute
4 4 (9.09%) NUnit
4 4 (9.09%) Qt Creator
4 4 (9.09%) ReSharper
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (18.18%) Advertising
2 4 (9.09%) Automotive
2 4 (9.09%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) .NET
2 19 (43.18%) ASP.NET
2 19 (43.18%) HTML
2 19 (43.18%) HTML5
3 13 (29.55%) Angular 2
3 13 (29.55%) AngularJS
3 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (27.27%) .NET Core
4 12 (27.27%) React
5 10 (22.73%) WPF
6 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
6 9 (20.45%) LINQ
7 5 (11.36%) CSS
7 5 (11.36%) Entity Framework
7 5 (11.36%) REST
7 5 (11.36%) WCF
8 4 (9.09%) CSS3
8 4 (9.09%) QML
8 4 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (9.09%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
1 5 (11.36%) User Experience
2 4 (9.09%) Arduino
2 4 (9.09%) Life Science
3 3 (6.82%) CAN bus
3 3 (6.82%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.27%) Fintech
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) MVC
3 16 (36.36%) SDLC
4 9 (20.45%) MVVM
4 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Microservices
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.64%) Web Development
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Microfluidics
8 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (6.82%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) UML
9 3 (6.82%) Validation
10 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) C#
2 21 (47.73%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) C
4 10 (22.73%) C++
5 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Master's Degree
2 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 13485
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) ISO 26262
2 3 (6.82%) MISRA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) Xamarin
3 4 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 4 (9.09%) Atmel
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore