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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 5 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 140 116 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 16.87% 17.06% 10.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.58% 63.04% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89 102 77
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +6.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,050 £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
239 184 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 28.80% 27.06% 25.24%
Number of salaries quoted 170 161 182
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £36,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
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 1 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 1 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 +2 102 £35,000 -10.25% 31
Durham +9 16 £31,500 -20.25% 4
Northumberland 0 14 £21,000 -66.40% 1
Teesside - 2 £35,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 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 92 (38.02%) Computer Science
2 85 (35.12%) C#
3 73 (30.17%) .NET
4 66 (27.27%) Java
4 66 (27.27%) Mathematics
5 61 (25.21%) C++
6 56 (23.14%) Software Engineering
7 49 (20.25%) HTML
7 49 (20.25%) JavaScript
8 48 (19.83%) Linux
9 47 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (19.01%) C
11 45 (18.60%) UNIX
11 45 (18.60%) Microsoft
12 43 (17.77%) OO
13 36 (14.88%) Finance
14 35 (14.46%) MS Excel
15 34 (14.05%) SQL
15 34 (14.05%) Multithreading
16 32 (13.22%) SQL Server
16 32 (13.22%) ASP.NET
17 30 (12.40%) jQuery
18 28 (11.57%) Games
19 27 (11.16%) Web Services
20 26 (10.74%) CSS
20 26 (10.74%) Scrum
21 25 (10.33%) Physics
22 21 (8.68%) Spring
22 21 (8.68%) Maven
22 21 (8.68%) WPF

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (8.26%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.48%) NetWeaver
4 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.83%) WordPress
5 2 (0.83%) Moodle
5 2 (0.83%) Node.js
5 2 (0.83%) SAS
5 2 (0.83%) IIS
5 2 (0.83%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.83%) Smallworld
5 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (14.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.96%) MS Project
3 8 (3.31%) MS Office
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (2.48%) SAP SRM
2 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.07%) SAP Payroll
3 2 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.83%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.79%) Modbus
3 4 (1.65%) FTP
4 2 (0.83%) HTTP
4 2 (0.83%) Internet
4 2 (0.83%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.44%) Jackrabbit
3 13 (5.37%) MySQL
4 11 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.48%) IBM InfoSphere
5 6 (2.48%) DataStage
5 6 (2.48%) QualityStage
6 5 (2.07%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.83%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) DB2
9 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (8.68%) Maven
2 19 (7.85%) Subversion
3 15 (6.20%) VTune
4 12 (4.96%) LabVIEW
5 3 (1.24%) Ant
5 3 (1.24%) JUnit
5 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.41%) Grunt
7 1 (0.41%) MSTest
7 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (14.88%) Finance
2 28 (11.57%) Games
3 16 (6.61%) Electronics
4 11 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.55%) Retail
5 5 (2.07%) Advertising
5 5 (2.07%) Legal
5 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.24%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.83%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Automotive
8 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 125 (51.65%) Developer
2 40 (16.53%) Software Developer
3 37 (15.29%) .NET Developer
4 34 (14.05%) Java Developer
5 26 (10.74%) Programmer
6 22 (9.09%) Analyst
7 16 (6.61%) C# Developer
8 14 (5.79%) Software Manager
9 13 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 11 (4.55%) SAP Analyst
10 11 (4.55%) Development Analyst
11 10 (4.13%) Junior
12 9 (3.72%) C++ Developer
12 9 (3.72%) C++ Software Developer
12 9 (3.72%) Agile .NET Developer
12 9 (3.72%) Designer
13 8 (3.31%) Graduate
13 8 (3.31%) Electronics Engineer
13 8 (3.31%) Hardware Engineer
13 8 (3.31%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (30.17%) .NET
2 49 (20.25%) HTML
3 32 (13.22%) ASP.NET
4 30 (12.40%) jQuery
5 27 (11.16%) Web Services
6 26 (10.74%) CSS
7 21 (8.68%) Spring
7 21 (8.68%) WPF
8 19 (7.85%) Java EE
9 18 (7.44%) JSR 170
9 18 (7.44%) MooTools
9 18 (7.44%) Apache Wicket
9 18 (7.44%) JAX-WS
10 16 (6.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 15 (6.20%) XML
11 15 (6.20%) OpenGL
11 15 (6.20%) DirectX
12 12 (4.96%) HTML5
12 12 (4.96%) Qt
13 11 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (38.02%) Computer Science
2 66 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 25 (10.33%) Physics
4 16 (6.61%) 3D Graphics
4 16 (6.61%) Open Source
5 14 (5.79%) Augmented Reality
5 14 (5.79%) Visualisation
6 11 (4.55%) GIS
7 8 (3.31%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.31%) Firmware
8 6 (2.48%) Client/Server
8 6 (2.48%) Psychology
8 6 (2.48%) Human Factors
9 5 (2.07%) Animation
9 5 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.65%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.24%) Statistics
11 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.83%) Social Media
12 2 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.83%) Linux
2 45 (18.60%) UNIX
3 13 (5.37%) Windows
4 3 (1.24%) Solaris
4 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.14%) Software Engineering
2 47 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.77%) OO
4 34 (14.05%) Multithreading
5 26 (10.74%) Scrum
6 20 (8.26%) Web Development
7 17 (7.02%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.79%) ERP
8 14 (5.79%) TDD
8 14 (5.79%) 3D Visualisation
8 14 (5.79%) 3D Rendering
9 12 (4.96%) OOD
10 11 (4.55%) MVC
10 11 (4.55%) ITIL
11 9 (3.72%) CRM
11 9 (3.72%) Domain-Driven Design
12 6 (2.48%) Market Research
12 6 (2.48%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (2.48%) Usability Testing
12 6 (2.48%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 85 (35.12%) C#
2 66 (27.27%) Java
3 61 (25.21%) C++
4 49 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 46 (19.01%) C
6 34 (14.05%) SQL
7 19 (7.85%) Python
8 15 (6.20%) HLSL
9 12 (4.96%) PHP
10 6 (2.48%) Perl
11 5 (2.07%) VB
11 5 (2.07%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.41%) Ruby
13 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (2.48%) PhD
2 5 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (0.83%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.83%) CCNA
4 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.83%) MCTS
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.41%) MCITP
5 1 (0.41%) MBA
5 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.41%) PMP
5 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.96%) ISO 9000
2 5 (2.07%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) CDISC
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 45 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (5.37%) SAP
3 12 (4.96%) EMC
4 11 (4.55%) Oracle
5 6 (2.48%) IBM
6 5 (2.07%) F5
7 4 (1.65%) Twitter
8 3 (1.24%) VMware
9 2 (0.83%) Blackboard
9 2 (0.83%) Sencha
9 2 (0.83%) ESRI
9 2 (0.83%) Cisco
9 2 (0.83%) ATG
9 2 (0.83%) Kronos
10 1 (0.41%) Adobe
10 1 (0.41%) Epicor
10 1 (0.41%) Sony
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Sage UK Limited
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Accenture
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
JM
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Catalyst
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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networx
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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