Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 162 46 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.70% 6.39% 8.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.81% 7.01% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 118 44 74
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £21,975
90th Percentile £64,875 £53,375 £73,750
North East median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% -12.50%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,173 656 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 91.93% 91.11% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 977 570 866
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,938
90th Percentile £61,450 £56,250 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -1.30%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 6 months to 18 August 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 +16 154 £47,500 +11.76% 15
Sunderland -5 4 £33,750 -62.50% 1
Gateshead - 1 £35,000 - 3
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 100 (61.73%) C#
2 82 (50.62%) .NET
3 81 (50.00%) SQL
4 79 (48.77%) Microsoft
5 71 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (38.89%) HTML
7 61 (37.65%) MVC
8 56 (34.57%) HTML5
9 54 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 54 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 53 (32.72%) Java
11 48 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
12 46 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (25.93%) React
14 40 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 39 (24.07%) Unit Testing
15 39 (24.07%) AngularJS
16 38 (23.46%) TDD
17 35 (21.60%) .NET Framework
18 32 (19.75%) SQL Server
18 32 (19.75%) Degree
19 31 (19.14%) Git (software)
19 31 (19.14%) OO
20 30 (18.52%) Xamarin
21 28 (17.28%) Advertising
21 28 (17.28%) .NET Core
22 26 (16.05%) Test Automation
22 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
23 24 (14.81%) NoSQL
23 24 (14.81%) Entity Framework

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 5 (3.09%) Confluence
2 2 (1.23%) Wowza Streaming Engine
3 1 (0.62%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Drupal
3 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.62%) IIS
3 1 (0.62%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.62%) nginx
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 48 (29.63%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.96%) SaaS
4 7 (4.32%) PaaS
5 3 (1.85%) IaaS
5 3 (1.85%) Trello
6 1 (0.62%) Heroku
6 1 (0.62%) NuGet
6 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) SSL
2 5 (3.09%) HTTP
3 4 (2.47%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.85%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.62%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.81%) NoSQL
3 15 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.47%) Big Data
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.23%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.23%) HBase
6 2 (1.23%) IBM BigInsights
6 2 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.23%) MySQL
6 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.23%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.62%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.73%) Subversion
3 17 (10.49%) Mercurial
4 12 (7.41%) NUnit
5 10 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.17%) Visual Studio
6 9 (5.56%) JIRA
7 8 (4.94%) MSTest
8 4 (2.47%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.47%) Qt Creator
8 4 (2.47%) Selenium
8 4 (2.47%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.85%) Moq
9 3 (1.85%) NSubstitute
9 3 (1.85%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.23%) VTune
11 1 (0.62%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (17.28%) Advertising
2 18 (11.11%) Automotive
3 7 (4.32%) Electronics
4 5 (3.09%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.85%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Finance
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (48.15%) Developer
2 54 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 32 (19.75%) .NET Developer
4 29 (17.90%) C# Developer
5 23 (14.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (11.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 19 (11.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (11.73%) Java Developer
6 19 (11.73%) Software Developer
7 18 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
8 15 (9.26%) Senior Developer
9 12 (7.41%) Technical Leader
10 10 (6.17%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (4.94%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (4.94%) C# Software Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) Embedded Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 6 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (50.62%) .NET
2 63 (38.89%) HTML
3 56 (34.57%) HTML5
4 54 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 46 (28.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 42 (25.93%) React
7 39 (24.07%) AngularJS
8 35 (21.60%) .NET Framework
9 28 (17.28%) .NET Core
10 24 (14.81%) Entity Framework
11 22 (13.58%) Angular 2
12 21 (12.96%) CSS
13 19 (11.73%) Node.js
14 17 (10.49%) Web Services
15 15 (9.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 14 (8.64%) jQuery
17 12 (7.41%) CSS3
18 9 (5.56%) LINQ
18 9 (5.56%) Spring
18 9 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.73%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 16 (9.88%) Data Structures
4 12 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.09%) Life Science
6 5 (3.09%) User Experience
7 4 (2.47%) Arduino
7 4 (2.47%) CAN bus
7 4 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.23%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.23%) Media Streaming
8 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.23%) Social Network
9 1 (0.62%) Animation
9 1 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.62%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.62%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.62%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.35%) Linux
2 8 (4.94%) Windows
3 5 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.47%) Android
5 2 (1.23%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Unix
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (37.65%) MVC
3 39 (24.07%) Unit Testing
4 38 (23.46%) TDD
5 31 (19.14%) OO
6 26 (16.05%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (16.05%) Test Automation
7 23 (14.20%) SDLC
8 22 (13.58%) Mentoring
8 22 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (12.96%) BDD
9 21 (12.96%) Pair Programming
10 20 (12.35%) Web Development
11 19 (11.73%) Decision-Making
12 18 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (9.88%) Scrum
14 13 (8.02%) DevOps
15 11 (6.79%) Machine Learning
16 10 (6.17%) MVVM
17 8 (4.94%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 100 (61.73%) C#
2 81 (50.00%) SQL
3 54 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 53 (32.72%) Java
5 23 (14.20%) C++
6 19 (11.73%) Python
7 18 (11.11%) C
8 8 (4.94%) PHP
9 4 (2.47%) Ruby
9 4 (2.47%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.85%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.85%) Embedded C++
10 3 (1.85%) Scala
10 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.23%) HLSL
12 1 (0.62%) Groovy
12 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.62%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (19.75%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.23%) HND
4 1 (0.62%) CITP
4 1 (0.62%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.62%) PhD
4 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) QA
2 4 (2.47%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.85%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.85%) MISRA
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) Firmware
2 2 (1.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Ansible
1 1 (0.62%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 79 (48.77%) Microsoft
2 30 (18.52%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.47%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.47%) Atmel
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle
3 4 (2.47%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.85%) NVIDIA
5 2 (1.23%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.23%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.23%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.23%) IBM
5 2 (1.23%) MapR
6 1 (0.62%) EMC
6 1 (0.62%) Sybase