Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 73 63
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 60 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.26% 1.90% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 1.95% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 33
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +18.64%
10th Percentile £34,875 £29,650 £28,125
90th Percentile £55,000 £46,700 £48,562
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,625
% change year-on-year +12.50% +18.96% +13.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies in Tyne and Wear with a recognized job title 1,073 871 1,092
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 97.32% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 880 765 922
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £39,513 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.23% +1.31% +4.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.32% +3.67%

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 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 51 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Prudhoe - 1 £50,000 -
Gateshead - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 31 (51.67%) C#
2 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
3 25 (41.67%) Node.js
4 24 (40.00%) HTML
5 22 (36.67%) Linux
5 22 (36.67%) Python
5 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (31.67%) Java
7 18 (30.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 18 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 16 (26.67%) MongoDB
9 15 (25.00%) HTML5
9 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (25.00%) MVC
10 14 (23.33%) SQL
10 14 (23.33%) NoSQL
10 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
11 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (21.67%) Automotive
11 13 (21.67%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (18.33%) React
12 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (18.33%) C
12 11 (18.33%) CSS
12 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
12 11 (18.33%) RESTful
13 10 (16.67%) C++
14 9 (15.00%) OO
14 9 (15.00%) Degree

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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Office 365
3 5 (8.33%) SaaS
4 4 (6.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 14 (23.33%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.67%) MySQL
4 3 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Selenium
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (21.67%) Automotive
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (41.67%) Node.js
2 24 (40.00%) HTML
3 18 (30.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 15 (25.00%) HTML5
5 11 (18.33%) AngularJS
5 11 (18.33%) CSS
5 11 (18.33%) React
5 11 (18.33%) RESTful
6 8 (13.33%) .NET
6 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.33%) REST
9 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (6.67%) OAuth
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Core
11 2 (3.33%) jQuery
11 2 (3.33%) JSON
11 2 (3.33%) Vue.js
12 1 (1.67%) WCF
12 1 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.67%) Life Science
3 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.67%) Symmetrix
3 1 (1.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Linux
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 2 (3.33%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (98.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 15 (25.00%) MVC
4 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 13 (21.67%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.00%) OO
8 7 (11.67%) OWASP
9 5 (8.33%) MVVM
9 5 (8.33%) OOP
10 4 (6.67%) Computer Vision
10 4 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (6.67%) High Availability
10 4 (6.67%) Load Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Machine Learning
10 4 (6.67%) Volume Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Web Development
11 3 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
11 3 (5.00%) Line Management
12 2 (3.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) C#
1 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
2 22 (36.67%) Python
3 19 (31.67%) Java
4 14 (23.33%) SQL
5 11 (18.33%) C
6 10 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.00%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.67%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) NVIDIA
3 1 (1.67%) Xamarin