Period
to 19 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 57 54
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 67 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.49% 4.72% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.68% 4.84% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 42 22
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +15.11%
10th Percentile £32,699 £35,125 £31,025
90th Percentile £58,381 £49,875 £50,000
North East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +15.11%

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 872 1,178 709
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 97.60% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 632 973 605
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,375 £63,750 £57,000
North East median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -2.60%

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 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 +29 65 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Sunderland - 2 £43,250 - 1
Software Engineer
North East

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (59.70%) AWS
3 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
4 38 (56.72%) Sage
5 34 (50.75%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (40.30%) Azure
7 26 (38.81%) SQL
8 23 (34.33%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (31.34%) Java
10 20 (29.85%) C#
10 20 (29.85%) .NET
10 20 (29.85%) Product Roadmap
11 17 (25.37%) MongoDB
11 17 (25.37%) TDD
12 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
13 14 (20.90%) Node.js
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
15 12 (17.91%) Microservices
16 11 (16.42%) .NET Core
17 10 (14.93%) Redux
17 10 (14.93%) Threat Modelling
17 10 (14.93%) Serverless
17 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
17 10 (14.93%) Sage Pay
17 10 (14.93%) AWS Lambda
17 10 (14.93%) Confluence
17 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
17 10 (14.93%) Amazon SQS
17 10 (14.93%) CQRS

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 10 (14.93%) Confluence
2 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 40 (59.70%) AWS
2 27 (40.30%) Azure
3 10 (14.93%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (14.93%) Amazon S3
3 10 (14.93%) Amazon SQS
3 10 (14.93%) AWS Lambda
3 10 (14.93%) Sage Pay
3 10 (14.93%) Serverless
4 3 (4.48%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) MongoDB
2 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.96%) MySQL
3 6 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) IntelliJ
2 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.93%) JIRA
General
1 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.49%) Automotive
1 1 (1.49%) Electronics
1 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) .NET
2 14 (20.90%) Node.js
3 11 (16.42%) .NET Core
4 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
4 10 (14.93%) Redux
5 6 (8.96%) RESTful
5 6 (8.96%) Swagger
6 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.48%) React
7 3 (4.48%) Spring
8 2 (2.99%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.99%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.49%) CSS
9 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.49%) HTML
9 1 (1.49%) jQuery
9 1 (1.49%) Web Services
9 1 (1.49%) WinForms
9 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.48%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.75%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (29.85%) Product Roadmap
5 17 (25.37%) TDD
6 12 (17.91%) Microservices
7 10 (14.93%) CQRS
7 10 (14.93%) Domain-Driven Design
7 10 (14.93%) E-Commerce
7 10 (14.93%) Pair Programming
7 10 (14.93%) Threat Modelling
8 9 (13.43%) Coaching
9 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
10 6 (8.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.46%) Secure Coding
12 4 (5.97%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.97%) MVC
12 4 (5.97%) Web Development
13 3 (4.48%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) JavaScript
2 26 (38.81%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) Java
4 20 (29.85%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.49%) C
6 1 (1.49%) RPG
6 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Ansible
1 3 (4.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Sage
2 13 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft