The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Newcastle upon Tyne during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 41 38
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.98% 4.83% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.13% 5.12% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 35
Median salary £40,000 £34,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.10% +15.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £21,775 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £36,125 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

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

IT Job Roles
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 273 488 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 97.15% 94.21% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 955 1775 1890
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +4.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,343 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) TDD
3 13 (56.52%) Degree
4 11 (47.83%) C++
5 9 (39.13%) Pair Programming
6 8 (34.78%) Java
7 7 (30.43%) PHP
7 7 (30.43%) C#
7 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
7 7 (30.43%) Line Management
8 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (26.09%) Scrum
8 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 6 (26.09%) Perl
8 6 (26.09%) CSS
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) Advertising
9 5 (21.74%) Web Development
10 4 (17.39%) HTML5
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
10 4 (17.39%) Node.js
10 4 (17.39%) Windows
10 4 (17.39%) OOP
10 4 (17.39%) HTML
11 3 (13.04%) .NET
11 3 (13.04%) Linux
11 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL

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 (8.70%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) HTTP
1 2 (8.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 5 (21.74%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) Node.js
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) CherryPy
5 2 (8.70%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) Ajax
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) DirectX
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) MFC
6 1 (4.35%) React
6 1 (4.35%) STL
6 1 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) TDD
4 9 (39.13%) Pair Programming
5 7 (30.43%) Line Management
5 7 (30.43%) Mathematics
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) Web Development
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
9 3 (13.04%) MVC
10 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (8.70%) DevOps
10 2 (8.70%) OO
11 1 (4.35%) BDD
11 1 (4.35%) Kanban
11 1 (4.35%) Open Source
11 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
11 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
11 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) PHP
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Go
7 2 (8.70%) Python
7 2 (8.70%) Scala
8 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HAProxy
1 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) ILOG
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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