The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 7 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Degree 124 111 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.44% 17.00% 10.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.41% 63.43% 41.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83 98 75
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
216 175 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 26.90% 26.80% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 161 152 187
Average salary £35,500 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.97% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
England

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Degree
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the North East region.

Degree Salary Trend in the North East

Degree
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in the North East

Degree
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 88 £35,000 -10.25% 29
Durham +8 16 £31,000 -21.51% 6
Northumberland -3 12 £21,000 -66.40% 2
Teesside - 2 £35,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Degree also 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 that cited Degree.

1 93 (40.97%) Computer Science
2 80 (35.24%) C#
3 72 (31.72%) .NET
4 65 (28.63%) Mathematics
5 57 (25.11%) Java
5 57 (25.11%) Software Engineering
6 56 (24.67%) C++
7 46 (20.26%) Microsoft
7 46 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (19.82%) HTML
8 45 (19.82%) JavaScript
9 43 (18.94%) Linux
10 41 (18.06%) OO
11 39 (17.18%) UNIX
12 38 (16.74%) C
13 36 (15.86%) Finance
14 35 (15.42%) Multithreading
15 34 (14.98%) MS Excel
16 32 (14.10%) SQL Server
17 31 (13.66%) ASP.NET
18 30 (13.22%) SQL
19 29 (12.78%) jQuery
20 28 (12.33%) Games
21 26 (11.45%) Scrum
22 24 (10.57%) Web Services
22 24 (10.57%) Physics
23 23 (10.13%) WPF
23 23 (10.13%) CSS
24 21 (9.25%) Spring
24 21 (9.25%) Maven

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East region citing Degree also 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 that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.37%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.52%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.64%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.88%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.88%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.88%) SAS
5 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.88%) WordPress
5 2 (0.88%) Moodle
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.44%) Node.js
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (14.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.85%) MS Project
3 9 (3.96%) MS Office
4 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.64%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.20%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.49%) TCP/IP
2 15 (6.61%) Modbus
3 4 (1.76%) Firewall
3 4 (1.76%) FTP
4 2 (0.88%) Internet
4 2 (0.88%) SAN
4 2 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.44%) OSPF
5 1 (0.44%) BGP
5 1 (0.44%) SMTP
5 1 (0.44%) VPN
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.93%) Jackrabbit
3 12 (5.29%) MySQL
4 6 (2.64%) DataStage
4 6 (2.64%) QualityStage
4 6 (2.64%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (2.64%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.88%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) DB2
8 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (9.25%) Maven
2 18 (7.93%) Subversion
3 15 (6.61%) VTune
4 11 (4.85%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.32%) Ant
5 3 (1.32%) JUnit
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.44%) MSTest
7 1 (0.44%) Grunt
7 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (15.86%) Finance
2 28 (12.33%) Games
3 16 (7.05%) Electronics
4 11 (4.85%) Retail
4 11 (4.85%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.64%) Legal
6 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.76%) Advertising
7 4 (1.76%) Marketing
8 3 (1.32%) Billing
9 2 (0.88%) Law
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 113 (49.78%) Developer
2 36 (15.86%) .NET Developer
3 34 (14.98%) Software Developer
4 32 (14.10%) Java Developer
5 23 (10.13%) Programmer
6 19 (8.37%) Analyst
7 18 (7.93%) C# Developer
8 15 (6.61%) Software Manager
8 15 (6.61%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.85%) SAP Analyst
9 11 (4.85%) Development Analyst
10 10 (4.41%) C++ Developer
10 10 (4.41%) C++ Software Developer
10 10 (4.41%) Designer
10 10 (4.41%) Agile .NET Developer
11 9 (3.96%) Administrator
11 9 (3.96%) Junior
12 8 (3.52%) Agile C# Developer
13 7 (3.08%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.08%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (31.72%) .NET
2 45 (19.82%) HTML
3 31 (13.66%) ASP.NET
4 29 (12.78%) jQuery
5 24 (10.57%) Web Services
6 23 (10.13%) WPF
6 23 (10.13%) CSS
7 21 (9.25%) Spring
8 18 (7.93%) Java EE
8 18 (7.93%) JSR 170
8 18 (7.93%) MooTools
8 18 (7.93%) Apache Wicket
8 18 (7.93%) JAX-WS
9 16 (7.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 15 (6.61%) OpenGL
10 15 (6.61%) DirectX
11 12 (5.29%) XML
11 12 (5.29%) WCF
12 11 (4.85%) Qt
13 9 (3.96%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 93 (40.97%) Computer Science
2 65 (28.63%) Mathematics
3 24 (10.57%) Physics
4 16 (7.05%) 3D Graphics
5 15 (6.61%) Open Source
6 14 (6.17%) Augmented Reality
6 14 (6.17%) Visualisation
7 11 (4.85%) GIS
8 8 (3.52%) Firmware
8 8 (3.52%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (2.64%) Psychology
9 6 (2.64%) Human Factors
10 5 (2.20%) Animation
10 5 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.32%) Statistics
12 3 (1.32%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.88%) DTV
13 2 (0.88%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.94%) Linux
2 39 (17.18%) UNIX
3 16 (7.05%) Windows
4 4 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.32%) Solaris
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.44%) AIX
6 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.11%) Software Engineering
2 46 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.06%) OO
4 35 (15.42%) Multithreading
5 26 (11.45%) Scrum
6 21 (9.25%) Web Development
7 18 (7.93%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.17%) 3D Rendering
8 14 (6.17%) 3D Visualisation
9 13 (5.73%) TDD
10 12 (5.29%) ERP
11 11 (4.85%) OOD
11 11 (4.85%) ITIL
12 10 (4.41%) MVC
13 9 (3.96%) CRM
14 7 (3.08%) Domain-Driven Design
15 6 (2.64%) Project Management
15 6 (2.64%) ETL
15 6 (2.64%) Data Modelling
15 6 (2.64%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 80 (35.24%) C#
2 57 (25.11%) Java
3 56 (24.67%) C++
4 45 (19.82%) JavaScript
5 38 (16.74%) C
6 30 (13.22%) SQL
7 17 (7.49%) Python
8 15 (6.61%) HLSL
9 7 (3.08%) PHP
10 5 (2.20%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.32%) VB
12 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.88%) Perl
13 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (3.08%) PhD
2 6 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.32%) CCNA
4 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.32%) MCTS
5 2 (0.88%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.88%) MCSE
5 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.88%) MCITP
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) RHCE
6 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.44%) PMP
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.85%) ISO 9000
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 2 (0.88%) CDISC
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (20.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.73%) SAP
3 12 (5.29%) EMC
4 11 (4.85%) Oracle
5 6 (2.64%) IBM
6 4 (1.76%) Twitter
7 3 (1.32%) F5
7 3 (1.32%) Cisco
7 3 (1.32%) VMware
8 2 (0.88%) Kronos
8 2 (0.88%) ATG
8 2 (0.88%) ESRI
8 2 (0.88%) HP
8 2 (0.88%) Blackboard
9 1 (0.44%) Sencha
9 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe
9 1 (0.44%) Epicor
9 1 (0.44%) NetApp
9 1 (0.44%) Avaya
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
Catalyst
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
networx
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Accenture
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £24,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: £22,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum (doe) plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago