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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 34 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 24 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.98% 6.64% 9.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.84% 7.83% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 32 47
Median salary £45,000 £34,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.49% -7.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £11,050 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 306 511 452
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.95% 84.88% 84.80%
Number of salaries quoted 268 452 359
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +9 23 £45,000 +29.49% 7
Sunderland - 1 £90,000 -
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Degree
3 15 (34.88%) TDD
4 14 (32.56%) Scrum
4 14 (32.56%) Java
5 12 (27.91%) C#
5 12 (27.91%) C++
6 11 (25.58%) PHP
6 11 (25.58%) CSS
7 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
7 10 (23.26%) HTML5
8 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (20.93%) Pair Programming
8 9 (20.93%) Web Development
8 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 8 (18.60%) Perl
9 8 (18.60%) Node.js
10 7 (16.28%) Line Management
10 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 7 (16.28%) Linux
10 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
11 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (13.95%) Windows
11 6 (13.95%) SQL
11 6 (13.95%) Advertising
11 6 (13.95%) DevOps
11 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (11.63%) Scala

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 (4.65%) Confluence
1 2 (4.65%) nginx
1 2 (4.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Documentum
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
1 3 (6.98%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) 802.15
2 1 (2.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.98%) Maven
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.65%) Gradle
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) MSTest
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.33%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (13.95%) Advertising
2 4 (9.30%) Electronics
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Software Engineer
2 21 (48.84%) Developer
3 15 (34.88%) Software Developer
4 10 (23.26%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (16.28%) C++ Developer
6 7 (16.28%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Developer
7 5 (11.63%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Architect
7 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Java Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Lead .NET Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Lead Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Lead Software Developer
8 4 (9.30%) .NET Architect
8 4 (9.30%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) Lead Software Architect
8 4 (9.30%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) HTML5
3 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) Node.js
5 7 (16.28%) Web Services
6 5 (11.63%) Spring
7 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.98%) CSS3
8 3 (6.98%) REST
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.65%) CherryPy
9 2 (4.65%) D3.js
9 2 (4.65%) Dropwizard
9 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.65%) LINQ
9 2 (4.65%) MFC
9 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 2 (4.65%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) CCTV
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) TDD
3 14 (32.56%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) Pair Programming
4 9 (20.93%) Web Development
5 7 (16.28%) Line Management
5 7 (16.28%) Mathematics
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) DevOps
7 5 (11.63%) BDD
8 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.30%) MVC
8 4 (9.30%) OO
8 4 (9.30%) OOP
8 4 (9.30%) Open Source
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 3 (6.98%) Open Source Development
9 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 12 (27.91%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) PHP
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.60%) Perl
6 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 5 (11.63%) Go
7 5 (11.63%) Scala
8 3 (6.98%) Python
9 2 (4.65%) Ruby
10 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.33%) C
10 1 (2.33%) Clojure
10 1 (2.33%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) etcd
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) flannel
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.98%) Terraform
2 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
2 2 (4.65%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) Consul
3 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) Salt
3 1 (2.33%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 2 (4.65%) Google
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) EMC
2 1 (2.33%) ILOG
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Pega
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Converted Media
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum (DOE)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Pearson Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive salary plus bonus & bene
Posted: 10 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Wallsend, Tyne and Wear
Condeco Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago