Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 17 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +20 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 78 157 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.53% 11.62% 6.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.25% 12.60% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65 113 46
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +19.72%
10th Percentile £32,699 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £67,500 £52,500
North East median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +21.43%

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 843 1,246 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.23% 92.23% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 626 1,040 628
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £41,320 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +10.19% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £52,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -0.33%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 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 -2 72 £50,000 - 35
Sunderland +4 7 £52,500 +55.56% 3
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
3 32 (41.03%) Java
4 29 (37.18%) C#
5 22 (28.21%) SQL
5 22 (28.21%) .NET
6 18 (23.08%) TDD
7 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
9 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (17.95%) Coaching
11 13 (16.67%) C++
12 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 12 (15.38%) MVC
12 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
13 11 (14.10%) DevOps
13 11 (14.10%) OO
13 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
14 10 (12.82%) Degree
14 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.82%) HTML
14 10 (12.82%) CSS
14 10 (12.82%) Ansible
14 10 (12.82%) SDLC
15 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
15 9 (11.54%) Scrum
15 9 (11.54%) Git (software)

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 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) nginx
3 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.28%) EngageOne
1 1 (1.28%) InDesign
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.69%) SaaS
4 4 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (5.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (2.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) SNMP
2 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 9 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.69%) JIRA
2 6 (7.69%) Subversion
3 4 (5.13%) Appium
3 4 (5.13%) Mercurial
3 4 (5.13%) Protractor
3 4 (5.13%) Selenium
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Billing
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.28%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Software Engineer
2 25 (32.05%) Developer
3 11 (14.10%) Software Developer
4 8 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 5 (6.41%) .NET Software Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Junior
5 5 (6.41%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (6.41%) Test Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) QA Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Research Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) .NET
2 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 10 (12.82%) CSS
3 10 (12.82%) HTML
4 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (7.69%) Sass
5 5 (6.41%) HTML5
6 4 (5.13%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.13%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.13%) Entity Framework
6 4 (5.13%) React
6 4 (5.13%) Spring
7 3 (3.85%) .NET Core
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET Core
7 3 (3.85%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.85%) jQuery
7 3 (3.85%) Web Services
8 2 (2.56%) Node.js
8 2 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.28%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Algorithms
2 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.13%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.56%) Tandem
5 2 (2.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.28%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (2.56%) Android
3 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.08%) TDD
3 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (17.95%) Coaching
5 12 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 12 (15.38%) MVC
6 11 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.10%) DevOps
6 11 (14.10%) OO
7 10 (12.82%) SDLC
7 10 (12.82%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.54%) Scrum
9 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.97%) BDD
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (7.69%) Pair Programming
12 5 (6.41%) Kanban
12 5 (6.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) JavaScript
2 32 (41.03%) Java
3 29 (37.18%) C#
4 22 (28.21%) SQL
5 13 (16.67%) C++
6 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
6 6 (7.69%) PHP
7 5 (6.41%) Ruby
8 4 (5.13%) Python
8 4 (5.13%) Scala
8 4 (5.13%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.85%) C
9 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.28%) Go
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
10 1 (1.28%) RPG
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) HND
2 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 3 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (12.82%) Ansible
2 7 (8.97%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.97%) Terraform
3 6 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Progress
4 2 (2.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.28%) EMC
5 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.28%) VMware