Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +23 -8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 150 45 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.18% 5.77% 8.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.18% 6.41% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 121 41 74
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,369 £56,250 £60,000
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,875
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.70% -3.13%

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 1,058 702 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 92.97% 90.00% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 891 610 806
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £39,322 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.73% -1.70% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,725 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £38,959 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% -2.60% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +22 139 £45,000 +12.50% 59
Sunderland - 4 £33,750 - 3
Gateshead - 1 £35,000 - 1
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 71 (47.33%) C#
2 68 (45.33%) SQL
3 58 (38.67%) JavaScript
4 48 (32.00%) HTML
4 48 (32.00%) Java
5 47 (31.33%) Microsoft
5 47 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (30.67%) .NET
7 41 (27.33%) MVC
8 40 (26.67%) Degree
9 39 (26.00%) TDD
9 39 (26.00%) Node.js
10 36 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 36 (24.00%) NoSQL
11 35 (23.33%) HTML5
12 34 (22.67%) Python
13 33 (22.00%) OO
13 33 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
14 32 (21.33%) React
14 32 (21.33%) ASP.NET
15 31 (20.67%) AngularJS
16 30 (20.00%) Mentoring
17 29 (19.33%) Git (software)
17 29 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
19 26 (17.33%) CSS
20 25 (16.67%) .NET Framework
21 24 (16.00%) Web Development
21 24 (16.00%) Unit Testing
22 23 (15.33%) BDD

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 (3.33%) CMS
1 5 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.67%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.33%) Wowza Streaming Engine
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) Drupal
5 1 (0.67%) nginx
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.00%) SaaS
4 4 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.67%) Office 365
4 4 (2.67%) PaaS
5 2 (1.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.67%) Heroku
6 1 (0.67%) NuGet
6 1 (0.67%) Serverless
6 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) SSL
2 1 (0.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 23 (15.33%) SQL Server
3 16 (10.67%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.67%) MySQL
5 6 (4.00%) Big Data
5 6 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.67%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.67%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 29 (19.33%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.00%) Subversion
3 17 (11.33%) Mercurial
4 9 (6.00%) Selenium
5 7 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.67%) JIRA
7 4 (2.67%) NUnit
7 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.00%) MSTest
8 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.33%) gulp
9 2 (1.33%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.33%) VTune
9 2 (1.33%) webpack
10 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.67%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (10.67%) Automotive
2 9 (6.00%) Finance
3 5 (3.33%) Advertising
4 3 (2.00%) Electronics
5 2 (1.33%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 66 (44.00%) Developer
2 56 (37.33%) Software Engineer
3 23 (15.33%) .NET Developer
4 22 (14.67%) C# Developer
5 19 (12.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (12.67%) Java Developer
6 18 (12.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (9.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 10 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Designer
11 6 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (4.00%) Interaction Designer
12 5 (3.33%) Architect
12 5 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.00%) HTML
2 46 (30.67%) .NET
3 39 (26.00%) Node.js
4 35 (23.33%) HTML5
5 32 (21.33%) ASP.NET
5 32 (21.33%) React
6 31 (20.67%) AngularJS
7 27 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (17.33%) CSS
9 25 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 20 (13.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 19 (12.67%) Entity Framework
12 12 (8.00%) jQuery
13 11 (7.33%) RESTful
14 10 (6.67%) .NET Core
14 10 (6.67%) CSS3
15 9 (6.00%) JSON
15 9 (6.00%) Web Services
16 7 (4.67%) Ajax
16 7 (4.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (12.67%) Algorithms
3 16 (10.67%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.00%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.00%) User Experience
5 4 (2.67%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.33%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.33%) Media Streaming
8 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.67%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.67%) Life Science
8 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.67%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.67%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.00%) Linux
2 4 (2.67%) Windows
3 2 (1.33%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.33%) MVC
3 39 (26.00%) TDD
4 36 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 33 (22.00%) OO
6 30 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 29 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 24 (16.00%) Web Development
9 23 (15.33%) BDD
10 22 (14.67%) Pair Programming
11 20 (13.33%) Decision-Making
11 20 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
12 17 (11.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (10.67%) DevOps
14 11 (7.33%) SDLC
15 10 (6.67%) Mathematics
15 10 (6.67%) Scrum
16 9 (6.00%) OOP
17 8 (5.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.33%) C#
2 68 (45.33%) SQL
3 58 (38.67%) JavaScript
4 48 (32.00%) Java
5 34 (22.67%) Python
6 23 (15.33%) C++
7 11 (7.33%) C
8 7 (4.67%) PHP
9 6 (4.00%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.33%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.67%) Ruby
11 4 (2.67%) Scala
12 3 (2.00%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.00%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.33%) HLSL
14 1 (0.67%) Groovy
14 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.67%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.33%) HND
3 1 (0.67%) CITP
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.67%) PhD
3 1 (0.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) QA
2 8 (5.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (5.33%) Firmware
2 5 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 47 (31.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.00%) Xamarin
3 5 (3.33%) NVIDIA
4 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle
5 1 (0.67%) EMC
5 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.67%) Sybase