The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 18 34 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.97% 6.83% 6.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 7.64% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17 32 32
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.12%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 390 445 496
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 86.09% 89.36% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 356 389 432
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,215 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineering in Tyne and Wear

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 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 -7 14 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Java
3 20 (35.09%) .NET
4 19 (33.33%) TDD
5 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 17 (29.82%) Scrum
7 16 (28.07%) C#
7 16 (28.07%) HTML
7 16 (28.07%) Node.js
8 15 (26.32%) SQL
9 14 (24.56%) Web Development
10 13 (22.81%) Degree
10 13 (22.81%) C++
11 12 (21.05%) PHP
11 12 (21.05%) CSS
12 11 (19.30%) Scala
13 10 (17.54%) Open Source
13 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
14 9 (15.79%) Spring
14 9 (15.79%) Linux
14 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
14 9 (15.79%) Microservices
14 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
15 8 (14.04%) HTML5
15 8 (14.04%) MVC
15 8 (14.04%) OO
15 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
16 7 (12.28%) Perl
16 7 (12.28%) Electronics
16 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management

Software Engineering
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 (3.51%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Visualfiles
2 2 (3.51%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.77%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) Gradle
3 1 (1.75%) gulp
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.28%) Electronics
2 6 (10.53%) Advertising
3 5 (8.77%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Games
5 2 (3.51%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Software Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Developer
6 7 (12.28%) Architect
6 7 (12.28%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Lead Software Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Software Architect
7 6 (10.53%) C++ Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Lead Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Lead Software Developer
8 5 (8.77%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (7.02%) .NET Architect
9 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.02%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Digital Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Lead .NET Developer
9 4 (7.02%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) .NET
2 16 (28.07%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) Node.js
3 12 (21.05%) CSS
4 10 (17.54%) AngularJS
5 9 (15.79%) Spring
6 8 (14.04%) HTML5
7 7 (12.28%) jQuery
8 4 (7.02%) React
8 4 (7.02%) REST
8 4 (7.02%) Spring MVC
8 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
10 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.51%) CodeIgniter
10 2 (3.51%) DirectX
10 2 (3.51%) OpenGL
11 1 (1.75%) CSS3
11 1 (1.75%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Blog
1 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.51%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (3.51%) HTC Vive
3 2 (3.51%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
3 4 (7.02%) Android
3 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.33%) TDD
3 17 (29.82%) Scrum
4 14 (24.56%) Web Development
5 10 (17.54%) Open Source
6 9 (15.79%) Microservices
7 8 (14.04%) MVC
7 8 (14.04%) OO
8 7 (12.28%) Mathematics
8 7 (12.28%) Pair Programming
8 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.53%) BDD
9 6 (10.53%) Front End Development
10 5 (8.77%) Case Management
10 5 (8.77%) Kanban
10 5 (8.77%) Line Management
11 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.02%) Data Protection
11 4 (7.02%) SDLC
12 3 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 16 (28.07%) C#
4 15 (26.32%) SQL
5 13 (22.81%) C++
6 12 (21.05%) PHP
7 11 (19.30%) Scala
8 7 (12.28%) Perl
9 5 (8.77%) VB.NET
9 5 (8.77%) VBA
10 4 (7.02%) Clojure
11 2 (3.51%) Go
11 2 (3.51%) HLSL
12 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.75%) C
12 1 (1.75%) F#
12 1 (1.75%) Python
12 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) LexisNexis
3 2 (3.51%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) IFS
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Remedy
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.75%) Zend
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