The table below looks at the statistics 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 5 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 151 102 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.70% 15.43% 10.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.98% 58.62% 41.75%
Number of salaries quoted 89 89 69
Average salary £33,000 £37,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% -0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,375 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Degree
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
265 174 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.07% 26.32% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 182 150 167
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 August 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 August 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 +3 115 £35,000 -4.10% 21
Durham +5 17 £31,750 -18.58% 9
Northumberland +1 14 £21,000 -66.40% 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 91 (35.69%) Computer Science
2 90 (35.29%) C#
3 70 (27.45%) Java
3 70 (27.45%) .NET
4 66 (25.88%) C++
5 63 (24.71%) Mathematics
6 55 (21.57%) Linux
7 54 (21.18%) Software Engineering
8 52 (20.39%) HTML
8 52 (20.39%) C
9 51 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 50 (19.61%) UNIX
11 48 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (18.43%) JavaScript
13 42 (16.47%) OO
14 41 (16.08%) SQL
15 40 (15.69%) MS Excel
16 36 (14.12%) SQL Server
17 35 (13.73%) Finance
18 34 (13.33%) jQuery
19 33 (12.94%) Multithreading
19 33 (12.94%) ASP.NET
20 31 (12.16%) CSS
21 29 (11.37%) Web Services
22 28 (10.98%) Scrum
23 27 (10.59%) Games
24 22 (8.63%) Physics
25 21 (8.24%) Open Source
25 21 (8.24%) Spring
25 21 (8.24%) Maven

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (8.24%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.35%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.18%) SAS
5 3 (1.18%) Node.js
6 2 (0.78%) WordPress
6 2 (0.78%) Moodle
6 2 (0.78%) IIS
6 2 (0.78%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.78%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.71%) MS Project
3 7 (2.75%) MS Office
4 2 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
5 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) SAP SRM
2 5 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
2 5 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.78%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.06%) TCP/IP
2 13 (5.10%) Modbus
3 4 (1.57%) FTP
4 3 (1.18%) Firewall
5 2 (0.78%) HTTP
5 2 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.67%) Jackrabbit
3 15 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 11 (4.31%) MySQL
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (2.35%) IBM InfoSphere
6 6 (2.35%) DataStage
6 6 (2.35%) QualityStage
7 5 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.96%) DB2
7 5 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.78%) Base SAS
9 2 (0.78%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (8.24%) Maven
2 18 (7.06%) Subversion
3 15 (5.88%) VTune
4 12 (4.71%) LabVIEW
5 7 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.18%) Ant
6 3 (1.18%) JUnit
6 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.39%) MSTest
8 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.39%) Grunt
General
1 35 (13.73%) Finance
2 27 (10.59%) Games
3 16 (6.27%) Electronics
4 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.31%) Retail
5 10 (3.92%) Marketing
6 6 (2.35%) Advertising
7 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.57%) Legal
8 3 (1.18%) Billing
9 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.78%) Publishing
10 1 (0.39%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 124 (48.63%) Developer
2 45 (17.65%) Software Developer
3 33 (12.94%) Java Developer
3 33 (12.94%) .NET Developer
4 31 (12.16%) Programmer
5 29 (11.37%) Analyst
6 13 (5.10%) Software Manager
7 12 (4.71%) C# Developer
8 11 (4.31%) Development Analyst
8 11 (4.31%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (3.92%) Junior
10 9 (3.53%) C++ Developer
10 9 (3.53%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (3.53%) Analyst Programmer
10 9 (3.53%) Graduate
10 9 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (3.53%) Designer
11 8 (3.14%) Architect
11 8 (3.14%) Hardware Engineer
11 8 (3.14%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (27.45%) .NET
2 52 (20.39%) HTML
3 34 (13.33%) jQuery
4 33 (12.94%) ASP.NET
5 31 (12.16%) CSS
6 29 (11.37%) Web Services
7 21 (8.24%) Spring
8 19 (7.45%) XML
8 19 (7.45%) Java EE
8 19 (7.45%) HTML5
9 18 (7.06%) WPF
10 17 (6.67%) JSR 170
10 17 (6.67%) JAX-WS
10 17 (6.67%) MooTools
10 17 (6.67%) Apache Wicket
11 16 (6.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 15 (5.88%) OpenGL
12 15 (5.88%) DirectX
12 15 (5.88%) WCF
13 13 (5.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (35.69%) Computer Science
2 63 (24.71%) Mathematics
3 22 (8.63%) Physics
4 21 (8.24%) Open Source
5 16 (6.27%) 3D Graphics
6 14 (5.49%) Augmented Reality
6 14 (5.49%) Visualisation
7 11 (4.31%) GIS
8 10 (3.92%) Client/Server
9 8 (3.14%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (3.14%) Firmware
10 6 (2.35%) Psychology
10 6 (2.35%) Human Factors
10 6 (2.35%) Blog
11 5 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.96%) Animation
12 4 (1.57%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.57%) Statistics
12 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.57%) Linux
2 50 (19.61%) UNIX
3 19 (7.45%) Windows
4 4 (1.57%) zOS
4 4 (1.57%) MVS
5 3 (1.18%) Solaris
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (21.18%) Software Engineering
2 48 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.47%) OO
4 33 (12.94%) Multithreading
5 28 (10.98%) Scrum
6 18 (7.06%) Web Development
7 16 (6.27%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.49%) 3D Rendering
8 14 (5.49%) 3D Visualisation
8 14 (5.49%) MVC
8 14 (5.49%) TDD
9 13 (5.10%) ERP
10 12 (4.71%) OOD
10 12 (4.71%) ITIL
11 10 (3.92%) Waterfall
12 9 (3.53%) CRM
12 9 (3.53%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (3.14%) Web Application Development
14 7 (2.75%) Requirements Analysis
14 7 (2.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 90 (35.29%) C#
2 70 (27.45%) Java
3 66 (25.88%) C++
4 52 (20.39%) C
5 47 (18.43%) JavaScript
6 41 (16.08%) SQL
7 21 (8.24%) Python
8 15 (5.88%) HLSL
9 14 (5.49%) PHP
10 9 (3.53%) Perl
11 5 (1.96%) VB
12 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.18%) REXX
14 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
15 1 (0.39%) XAML
15 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.14%) MCTS
3 7 (2.75%) MCITP
3 7 (2.75%) MCSE
4 6 (2.35%) MCP
4 6 (2.35%) MCSD
4 6 (2.35%) MCPD
5 5 (1.96%) PhD
5 5 (1.96%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.78%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.78%) CCNA
6 2 (0.78%) MBA
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.39%) PMP
7 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.71%) ISO 9000
2 5 (1.96%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 51 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.10%) SAP
3 12 (4.71%) EMC
4 11 (4.31%) Oracle
5 10 (3.92%) IBM
6 5 (1.96%) F5
7 4 (1.57%) Twitter
7 4 (1.57%) BMC
7 4 (1.57%) VMware
8 3 (1.18%) CA
8 3 (1.18%) Sencha
9 2 (0.78%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.78%) ESRI
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco
9 2 (0.78%) Kronos
9 2 (0.78%) ATG
10 1 (0.39%) Sony
10 1 (0.39%) Adobe
10 1 (0.39%) Epicor
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Bluetownonline
Salary: £16k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Depending on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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ClicTime Holdings Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum (based on experience)
Posted: 3 days ago
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Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
LA International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Company benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago