Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 45 35
Rank change year-on-year +25 -10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 152 49 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.01% 5.74% 7.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.08% 6.47% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 115 47 71
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £51,750 £73,750
North East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +10.34%

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 1,258 757 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 91.16% 88.64% 88.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 680 757
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £41,625 £36,750 £35,577
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.27% +3.30% -5.13%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,650
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,125 £57,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +21 142 £50,000 +17.65% 29
Sunderland -6 4 £33,750 -62.50% 1
Gateshead - 2 £38,750 - 2
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (63.16%) C#
3 94 (61.84%) .NET
4 78 (51.32%) Microsoft
5 77 (50.66%) SQL
6 68 (44.74%) MVC
7 65 (42.76%) HTML
8 62 (40.79%) ASP.NET
9 58 (38.16%) HTML5
10 56 (36.84%) Java
11 54 (35.53%) AngularJS
12 53 (34.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 53 (34.87%) JavaScript
13 50 (32.89%) React
14 43 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
15 42 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
15 42 (27.63%) Degree
16 41 (26.97%) Xamarin
17 37 (24.34%) Unit Testing
18 35 (23.03%) .NET Framework
18 35 (23.03%) OO
19 32 (21.05%) SQL Server
19 32 (21.05%) SDLC
20 31 (20.39%) Advertising
21 30 (19.74%) .NET Core
22 29 (19.08%) Git (software)
23 27 (17.76%) TDD
24 25 (16.45%) Scrum
24 25 (16.45%) Angular 2
25 24 (15.79%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.63%) Confluence
3 2 (1.32%) IIS
3 2 (1.32%) Wowza Streaming Engine
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Drupal
4 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 43 (28.29%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (13.16%) SaaS
4 6 (3.95%) IaaS
4 6 (3.95%) PaaS
5 4 (2.63%) Trello
6 1 (0.66%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) HTTP
1 5 (3.29%) SSL
2 4 (2.63%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.97%) FlexRay
3 3 (1.97%) SMS
4 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.66%) Firewall
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) Wireless
4 1 (0.66%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.82%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.92%) Big Data
4 6 (3.95%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.32%) CouchDB
7 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.32%) HBase
7 2 (1.32%) IBM BigInsights
7 2 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.32%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.66%) MySQL
8 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.55%) NUnit
2 13 (8.55%) Subversion
3 12 (7.89%) Mercurial
4 10 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.26%) JIRA
5 8 (5.26%) MSTest
6 5 (3.29%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 4 (2.63%) Moq
7 4 (2.63%) NSubstitute
7 4 (2.63%) Qt Creator
7 4 (2.63%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (20.39%) Advertising
2 6 (3.95%) Electronics
3 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.63%) Automotive
4 4 (2.63%) Finance
5 3 (1.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Games
7 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 82 (53.95%) Developer
2 42 (27.63%) Software Engineer
3 34 (22.37%) .NET Developer
4 27 (17.76%) C# Developer
5 26 (17.11%) Software Developer
6 24 (15.79%) Java Developer
7 21 (13.82%) Senior Developer
8 20 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (11.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (11.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 14 (9.21%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (9.21%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (8.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (7.24%) Senior Software Developer
12 11 (7.24%) Technical Leader
13 9 (5.92%) .NET Software Engineer
13 9 (5.92%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 7 (4.61%) C# Software Engineer
15 7 (4.61%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (61.84%) .NET
2 65 (42.76%) HTML
3 62 (40.79%) ASP.NET
4 58 (38.16%) HTML5
5 54 (35.53%) AngularJS
6 53 (34.87%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (32.89%) React
8 35 (23.03%) .NET Framework
9 30 (19.74%) .NET Core
10 25 (16.45%) Angular 2
11 19 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 19 (12.50%) Web Services
12 17 (11.18%) CSS
12 17 (11.18%) WPF
13 15 (9.87%) Spring
14 14 (9.21%) jQuery
15 13 (8.55%) REST
16 12 (7.89%) LINQ
17 9 (5.92%) CSS3
17 9 (5.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.13%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.89%) Algorithms
2 12 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.26%) User Experience
5 7 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.95%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.29%) Life Science
8 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.63%) Arduino
8 4 (2.63%) CAN bus
8 4 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.32%) e-Learning
9 2 (1.32%) Media Streaming
9 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.32%) Social Network
10 1 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.66%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.66%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.21%) Windows
2 13 (8.55%) Apple iOS
3 12 (7.89%) Android
4 7 (4.61%) Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (65.79%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (44.74%) MVC
3 37 (24.34%) Unit Testing
4 35 (23.03%) OO
5 32 (21.05%) SDLC
6 27 (17.76%) TDD
7 25 (16.45%) Scrum
8 24 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (12.50%) Web Development
10 17 (11.18%) Microservices
11 16 (10.53%) BDD
11 16 (10.53%) Mentoring
11 16 (10.53%) Test Automation
12 15 (9.87%) Decision-Making
12 15 (9.87%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (9.21%) Pair Programming
14 11 (7.24%) Artificial Intelligence
14 11 (7.24%) MVVM
15 10 (6.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 96 (63.16%) C#
2 77 (50.66%) SQL
3 56 (36.84%) Java
4 53 (34.87%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.89%) C++
6 11 (7.24%) C
7 9 (5.92%) Scala
8 6 (3.95%) PHP
9 5 (3.29%) VBA
10 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.32%) Python
12 1 (0.66%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.66%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (27.63%) Degree
2 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (1.32%) HND
4 1 (0.66%) CITP
4 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.87%) QA
2 4 (2.63%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.97%) ISO 26262
3 3 (1.97%) MISRA
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Firmware
2 2 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 78 (51.32%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.97%) Xamarin
3 7 (4.61%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.63%) Atmel
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (1.32%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.32%) Greenplum
5 2 (1.32%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.32%) IBM
5 2 (1.32%) MapR
6 1 (0.66%) Apple
6 1 (0.66%) EMC
6 1 (0.66%) Sybase