The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 53 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 6 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.51% 2.87% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.98% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 8
Average salary £21,500 £23,750 £19,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +20.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Graduate
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
377 537 424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 94.72% 96.41% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 315 361 353
Average salary £37,438 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.19% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Graduate
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Graduate Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 11 (40.74%) Mathematics
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.93%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) Billing
4 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.93%) Games
5 6 (22.22%) Android
6 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 5 (18.52%) CSS
6 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) Project Management
7 4 (14.81%) UML
7 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.81%) VB
7 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.81%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (11.11%) Time Management

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) GPRS
2 1 (3.70%) GSM
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (40.74%) Banking
2 7 (25.93%) Billing
2 7 (25.93%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 5 (18.52%) CSS
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) jQuery
5 3 (11.11%) WPF
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.41%) HTML5
6 2 (7.41%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Mathematics
2 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) UML
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Process Management
4 3 (11.11%) Time Management
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Content Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) SDLC
6 1 (3.70%) Energy Management
6 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) C#
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) VB
5 3 (11.11%) VB6
5 3 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (11.11%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) BT
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
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