Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineering
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 31 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 79 66 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.08% 6.57% 6.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.86% 7.91% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 63 61 65
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,100
90th Percentile £61,000 £51,250 £55,500
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 1,151 834 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 88.61% 83.07% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,004 702 762
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £58,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +2 76 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Gateshead -20 1 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Software Engineering
North East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 66 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.76%) .NET
3 42 (53.16%) C#
3 42 (53.16%) JavaScript
4 36 (45.57%) Degree
5 34 (43.04%) Java
6 32 (40.51%) HTML
6 32 (40.51%) AngularJS
7 31 (39.24%) HTML5
7 31 (39.24%) React
8 29 (36.71%) OO
9 28 (35.44%) SDLC
10 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET
10 27 (34.18%) MVC
11 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (27.85%) SQL
12 22 (27.85%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (26.58%) Xamarin
14 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
14 18 (22.78%) Web Development
14 18 (22.78%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (21.52%) Windows
15 17 (21.52%) Scrum
16 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
16 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
16 16 (20.25%) Android
16 16 (20.25%) WPF
16 16 (20.25%) Apple iOS
17 14 (17.72%) Node.js

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 14 (17.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.27%) Documentum
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
Business Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (16.46%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.06%) SaaS
4 3 (3.80%) IaaS
4 3 (3.80%) PaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) SMS
2 1 (1.27%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.27%) Firewall
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (13.92%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.59%) Big Data
5 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.27%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.27%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) Subversion
3 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.53%) NUnit
4 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
5 1 (1.27%) Moq
5 1 (1.27%) MSTest
5 1 (1.27%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.27%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.27%) Selenium
5 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.06%) Advertising
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Back Office
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
2 1 (1.27%) Electronics
2 1 (1.27%) Games
2 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (63.29%) Developer
2 27 (34.18%) .NET Developer
3 23 (29.11%) Java Developer
4 19 (24.05%) Software Engineer
5 17 (21.52%) Software Developer
6 16 (20.25%) C# Developer
7 15 (18.99%) .NET Software Developer
8 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (17.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
10 7 (8.86%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) Architect
11 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
12 5 (6.33%) .NET Software Engineer
12 5 (6.33%) Lead .NET Developer
12 5 (6.33%) Lead C# Developer
12 5 (6.33%) Lead Java Developer
12 5 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 4 (5.06%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (60.76%) .NET
2 32 (40.51%) AngularJS
2 32 (40.51%) HTML
3 31 (39.24%) HTML5
3 31 (39.24%) React
4 27 (34.18%) ASP.NET
5 26 (32.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 18 (22.78%) KnockoutJS
7 16 (20.25%) WPF
8 14 (17.72%) Node.js
9 9 (11.39%) .NET Framework
9 9 (11.39%) REST
10 7 (8.86%) Spring
11 6 (7.59%) CSS
12 5 (6.33%) Angular 2
13 4 (5.06%) .NET Core
13 4 (5.06%) Backbone.js
13 4 (5.06%) Web Services
14 3 (3.80%) JSON
14 3 (3.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (16.46%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.27%) Arduino
5 1 (1.27%) Fintech
5 1 (1.27%) Life Science
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.52%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Android
2 16 (20.25%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.06%) Linux
4 1 (1.27%) CentOS
4 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (83.54%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (36.71%) OO
3 28 (35.44%) SDLC
4 27 (34.18%) MVC
5 18 (22.78%) Web Development
6 17 (21.52%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (21.52%) Scrum
7 16 (20.25%) Unit Testing
8 14 (17.72%) CRM
8 14 (17.72%) Domain-Driven Design
8 14 (17.72%) Microservices
8 14 (17.72%) SOLID
9 13 (16.46%) User Stories
10 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.86%) Open Source
13 6 (7.59%) TDD
14 5 (6.33%) Kanban
14 5 (6.33%) SOA
15 4 (5.06%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) C#
1 42 (53.16%) JavaScript
2 34 (43.04%) Java
3 22 (27.85%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) VBA
5 9 (11.39%) Scala
6 5 (6.33%) C++
7 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 36 (45.57%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
1 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Xamarin
2 16 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.06%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.27%) Apple
5 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.27%) OpenText
5 1 (1.27%) Pega
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat