Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 44 48
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 55 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.16% 4.15% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.29% 4.29% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 41 21 38
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.70% +16.25%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,000 £26,188
90th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £48,562
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +18.64%

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 1,039 560 935
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 96.72% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 864 467 810
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £60,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,900
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.06% +8.29%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (61.82%) C#
3 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
4 24 (43.64%) HTML
5 23 (41.82%) HTML5
6 22 (40.00%) Python
7 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
8 18 (32.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 18 (32.73%) Mentoring
8 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
9 17 (30.91%) Linux
9 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (30.91%) Node.js
10 16 (29.09%) Automotive
10 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (27.27%) React
11 15 (27.27%) MongoDB
12 12 (21.82%) C
12 12 (21.82%) SQL
13 11 (20.00%) .NET
13 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (20.00%) SaaS
14 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
15 9 (16.36%) MVC
15 9 (16.36%) SDLC
16 8 (14.55%) C++
16 8 (14.55%) Selenium
16 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
17 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 7 (12.73%) Java

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 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Drupal
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 19 (34.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.00%) SaaS
3 4 (7.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.82%) Heroku
4 1 (1.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
1 3 (5.45%) FlexRay
1 3 (5.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Selenium
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.45%) TeamCity
3 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.64%) JIRA
4 2 (3.64%) Qt Creator
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Moq
5 1 (1.82%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.82%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (29.09%) Automotive
2 4 (7.27%) Advertising
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) HTML
2 23 (41.82%) HTML5
3 18 (32.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 17 (30.91%) Node.js
5 15 (27.27%) React
6 11 (20.00%) .NET
7 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 8 (14.55%) AngularJS
9 7 (12.73%) .NET Core
9 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.91%) Angular 2
11 4 (7.27%) CSS
11 4 (7.27%) REST
12 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
12 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
12 3 (5.45%) jQuery
12 3 (5.45%) LINQ
12 3 (5.45%) Web Services
12 3 (5.45%) WPF
13 2 (3.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) CAN bus
1 3 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.64%) Arduino
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Life Science
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) FreeRTOS
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (32.73%) Mentoring
3 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (29.09%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (16.36%) MVC
5 9 (16.36%) SDLC
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.91%) Web Development
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) Computer Vision
8 4 (7.27%) High Availability
8 4 (7.27%) Machine Learning
8 4 (7.27%) OO
8 4 (7.27%) OOP
8 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Volume Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.45%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) C#
2 32 (58.18%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.00%) Python
4 12 (21.82%) C
4 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 8 (14.55%) C++
6 7 (12.73%) Java
7 3 (5.45%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.45%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO 26262
1 3 (5.45%) MISRA
2 2 (3.64%) ISO 13485
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Firmware
2 1 (1.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Xamarin
3 5 (9.09%) NVIDIA
4 2 (3.64%) Atmel
5 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore