Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 52 71
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.21% 4.02% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 4.28% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 24
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +17.65% -0.83%
10th Percentile £29,425 £28,125 £21,250
90th Percentile £46,900 £48,562 £58,750
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +18.64% -1.67%

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 699 935 806
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 93.97% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 601 785 687
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £38,959 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.37% +5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,131 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.33% +4.00% +7.14%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
4 8 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
5 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
5 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (37.50%) Advertising
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) C++
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (25.00%) OOP
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 4 (25.00%) STL
8 4 (25.00%) Marketing
8 4 (25.00%) LINQ
8 4 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) OO
9 3 (18.75%) HTML
9 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC

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 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) MSTest
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (37.50%) Advertising
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (25.00%) LINQ
2 4 (25.00%) STL
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) Node.js
4 2 (12.50%) RESTful
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) CherryPy
5 1 (6.25%) Dapper ORM
5 1 (6.25%) NHibernate
5 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (6.25%) Arduino
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) MVC
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) Microservices
7 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Web Development
8 1 (6.25%) API Development
8 1 (6.25%) API Integration
8 1 (6.25%) Campaign Management
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) Open Source
8 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
8 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.25%) Go
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Sitecore