The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 47 63 44
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.27% 1.61% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.67% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 25
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £53,500 £50,000
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 421 479 544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 95.46% 96.57% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 386 419 466
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +11 10 £40,000 - 1
Software Engineer
North East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 10 (47.62%) C++
4 9 (42.86%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 7 (33.33%) C#
6 6 (28.57%) Perl
6 6 (28.57%) Advertising
6 6 (28.57%) Web Development
6 6 (28.57%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) Node.js
7 5 (23.81%) Line Management
7 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) PHP
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
8 4 (19.05%) BDD
9 3 (14.29%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) OO
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (9.52%) Scala
10 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
10 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.52%) OOP
10 2 (9.52%) MVC
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Core
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) iPad
1 1 (4.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) TDD
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 6 (28.57%) Web Development
6 5 (23.81%) Line Management
6 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
7 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) OO
9 2 (9.52%) MVC
9 2 (9.52%) OOP
9 2 (9.52%) Software Architecture
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.76%) Kanban
10 1 (4.76%) Open Source
10 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
10 1 (4.76%) SOLID
10 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (28.57%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) PHP
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Scala
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) F#
7 1 (4.76%) Go
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.76%) Python
7 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin
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