The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear 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
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 48 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.13% 4.28% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 4.53% 5.02%
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 Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 330 574 498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 97.35% 94.56% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 2070 2208
Median salary £39,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £23,875 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +6 14 £40,000 +15.10% 2
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear 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
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: competitive
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Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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