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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 10 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 124 86 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.39% 14.08% 12.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.45% 53.09% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 108 68 81
Average salary £33,738 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,437 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
232 162 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.54% 26.51% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 200 133 177
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 92 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Durham +4 16 £35,000 +8.52% 5
Teesside - 6 £24,000 -
Northumberland - 2 £35,000 -
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 67 (30.59%) C#
2 58 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (26.48%) Computer Science
3 48 (21.92%) Java
4 40 (18.26%) SQL
4 40 (18.26%) .NET
5 36 (16.44%) Project Management
6 34 (15.53%) Manufacturing
7 32 (14.61%) Finance
8 31 (14.16%) JavaScript
8 31 (14.16%) Visual Studio
9 29 (13.24%) HTML
9 29 (13.24%) OO
9 29 (13.24%) Mathematics
10 27 (12.33%) Games
11 26 (11.87%) Scrum
11 26 (11.87%) Banking
12 25 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (11.42%) C++
12 25 (11.42%) CSS
12 25 (11.42%) Software Engineering
13 23 (10.50%) SQL Server
13 23 (10.50%) Microsoft
14 21 (9.59%) PhD
14 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (9.13%) 3D Graphics
15 20 (9.13%) Electronics
16 19 (8.68%) ASP.NET
16 19 (8.68%) Oracle
17 18 (8.22%) C

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.65%) Apache Solr
3 6 (2.74%) CMS
3 6 (2.74%) SAS
4 5 (2.28%) IIS
5 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.91%) Node.js
6 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.48%) MS Project
3 9 (4.11%) AutoCAD
4 7 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.37%) MS Office
5 3 (1.37%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.37%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.37%) Agresso
3 2 (0.91%) Magento
3 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.74%) SaaS
2 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.28%) Internet
2 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.91%) GPRS
2 2 (0.91%) ATM
2 2 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.46%) VPN
3 1 (0.46%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.46%) LAN
3 1 (0.46%) WAN
3 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) Wireless
3 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.46%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.46%) PABX
3 1 (0.46%) Modbus
3 1 (0.46%) MPLS
3 1 (0.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.28%) MySQL
4 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.37%) QlikView
5 3 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.46%) DB2
7 1 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (14.16%) Visual Studio
2 11 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.74%) Redmine
3 6 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.28%) JIRA
5 4 (1.83%) JUnit
5 4 (1.83%) Maven
5 4 (1.83%) MorphX
6 3 (1.37%) Subversion
7 2 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.91%) Selenium
8 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.46%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.46%) Trac
8 1 (0.46%) LabVIEW
General
1 34 (15.53%) Manufacturing
2 32 (14.61%) Finance
3 27 (12.33%) Games
4 26 (11.87%) Banking
5 20 (9.13%) Electronics
6 14 (6.39%) Automotive
7 9 (4.11%) Billing
8 8 (3.65%) Retail
9 7 (3.20%) Retail Banking
10 6 (2.74%) Legal
11 5 (2.28%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.37%) Marketing
13 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.46%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.46%) Finnish Language
14 1 (0.46%) French Language
14 1 (0.46%) German Language
14 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.46%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (36.07%) Developer
2 38 (17.35%) Software Developer
3 29 (13.24%) Graduate
4 26 (11.87%) Project Manager
5 22 (10.05%) Analyst
6 21 (9.59%) Java Developer
7 17 (7.76%) Software Engineer
8 15 (6.85%) .NET Developer
9 14 (6.39%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (5.48%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (4.57%) Design Engineer
11 10 (4.57%) Business Analyst
12 9 (4.11%) Consultant
13 7 (3.20%) Senior Developer
13 7 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.74%) C++ Developer
14 6 (2.74%) Test Analyst
14 6 (2.74%) Tester
14 6 (2.74%) Graduate Developer
15 5 (2.28%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.26%) .NET
2 29 (13.24%) HTML
3 25 (11.42%) CSS
4 19 (8.68%) ASP.NET
5 17 (7.76%) jQuery
6 12 (5.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 11 (5.02%) XML
8 9 (4.11%) OpenGL
8 9 (4.11%) DirectX
9 7 (3.20%) HTML5
9 7 (3.20%) .NET Framework
9 7 (3.20%) WCF
10 6 (2.74%) XHTML
11 5 (2.28%) Ajax
11 5 (2.28%) Web Services
11 5 (2.28%) JSON
12 4 (1.83%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.83%) RESTful
13 3 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (1.37%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (26.48%) Computer Science
2 29 (13.24%) Mathematics
3 21 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (9.13%) 3D Graphics
5 17 (7.76%) Algorithms
6 14 (6.39%) Physics
6 14 (6.39%) Management Information System
7 13 (5.94%) Visualisation
8 10 (4.57%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.37%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.37%) VHDL
10 3 (1.37%) Verilog
10 3 (1.37%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.91%) Open Source
11 2 (0.91%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.22%) Windows
2 16 (7.31%) Linux
3 15 (6.85%) UNIX
4 6 (2.74%) Android
5 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.46%) zOS
6 1 (0.46%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.44%) Project Management
3 29 (13.24%) OO
4 26 (11.87%) Scrum
5 25 (11.42%) Software Engineering
6 17 (7.76%) Multithreading
6 17 (7.76%) PRINCE2
7 14 (6.39%) Unit Testing
7 14 (6.39%) Business Analysis
8 13 (5.94%) Web Development
9 11 (5.02%) MVC
9 11 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.57%) OOD
10 10 (4.57%) ITIL
11 9 (4.11%) CRM
11 9 (4.11%) 3D Programming
12 8 (3.65%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.65%) Analytics
12 8 (3.65%) Six Sigma
13 7 (3.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 67 (30.59%) C#
2 48 (21.92%) Java
3 40 (18.26%) SQL
4 31 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 25 (11.42%) C++
6 18 (8.22%) C
7 12 (5.48%) VB
8 10 (4.57%) PHP
9 9 (4.11%) HLSL
10 7 (3.20%) VB6
11 6 (2.74%) Python
12 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.83%) Perl
12 4 (1.83%) X++
13 3 (1.37%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.91%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.91%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.46%) REXX
Qualifications
1 25 (11.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (9.59%) PhD
3 16 (7.31%) MCSD
4 14 (6.39%) MCPD
5 9 (4.11%) HNC
5 9 (4.11%) HND
6 6 (2.74%) MCSE
7 5 (2.28%) CCNA
7 5 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.83%) ISEB
9 3 (1.37%) MCITP
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) MCP
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.46%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.37%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.37%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.91%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.37%) Firmware
2 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (0.46%) SCCM
1 1 (0.46%) SCOM
1 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.68%) Oracle
3 5 (2.28%) EMC
4 2 (0.91%) Citrix
4 2 (0.91%) TSYS
4 2 (0.91%) Adobe
4 2 (0.91%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.46%) CA
5 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.46%) Reuters
5 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.46%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.46%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) Zend
5 1 (0.46%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco
5 1 (0.46%) IBM
5 1 (0.46%) Sencha
County Durham
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £50 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Pope Marshall
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne And Wear
Pope Marshall
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Newton Aycliffe, County Durham
baltic recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North Shields, Tyne and Wear
Global Navigation Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago