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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 16 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 97 140 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.52% 16.87% 17.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.15% 58.58% 63.04%
Number of salaries quoted 93 89 102
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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
164 239 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.16% 28.80% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 136 170 161
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 -11 69 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Durham -10 26 £50,000 +58.73% 2
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 91 (38.40%) C#
2 80 (33.76%) Computer Science
3 71 (29.96%) Java
4 67 (28.27%) C++
5 63 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (24.89%) .NET
6 59 (24.89%) Microsoft
7 46 (19.41%) Software Engineering
8 45 (18.99%) OO
9 39 (16.46%) JavaScript
10 38 (16.03%) Games
11 34 (14.35%) SQL Server
12 33 (13.92%) Windows
12 33 (13.92%) 3D Graphics
13 32 (13.50%) Mathematics
13 32 (13.50%) HTML
14 31 (13.08%) UML
15 30 (12.66%) CSS
16 29 (12.24%) PhD
17 27 (11.39%) UNIX
17 27 (11.39%) Multithreading
18 26 (10.97%) SQL
19 25 (10.55%) Visualisation
20 24 (10.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
20 24 (10.13%) jQuery
21 23 (9.70%) Scrum
22 22 (9.28%) Finance
22 22 (9.28%) Physics
23 20 (8.44%) Oracle
23 20 (8.44%) Linux

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.38%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.11%) CMS
4 4 (1.69%) Apache Solr
5 3 (1.27%) Node.js
5 3 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.27%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.42%) Moodle
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.38%) MS Office
3 3 (1.27%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.11%) Internet
2 4 (1.69%) ATM
3 3 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.84%) VPN
4 2 (0.84%) DNS
4 2 (0.84%) DHCP
4 2 (0.84%) SAN
4 2 (0.84%) Firewall
4 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.84%) Wireless
4 2 (0.84%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.84%) NAS
5 1 (0.42%) PABX
5 1 (0.42%) MPLS
5 1 (0.42%) IPsec
5 1 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.42%) Intranet
5 1 (0.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.42%) IKE
5 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.75%) MySQL
3 12 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.11%) Big Data
7 4 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.42%) QlikView
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (7.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.95%) Selenium
3 7 (2.95%) LabVIEW
3 7 (2.95%) NUnit
3 7 (2.95%) Redmine
4 6 (2.53%) MorphX
4 6 (2.53%) JIRA
5 4 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.84%) Subversion
7 1 (0.42%) Maven
7 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.42%) WATIR
7 1 (0.42%) JUnit
7 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.42%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.42%) JMeter
7 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.42%) FogBugz
General
1 38 (16.03%) Games
2 22 (9.28%) Finance
3 13 (5.49%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.06%) Banking
5 11 (4.64%) Electronics
6 9 (3.80%) Legal
7 7 (2.95%) Billing
8 5 (2.11%) Retail
9 4 (1.69%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.84%) Automotive
11 2 (0.84%) Marketing
11 2 (0.84%) French Language
11 2 (0.84%) German Language
11 2 (0.84%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.42%) Hebrew Language
12 1 (0.42%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 83 (35.02%) Developer
2 29 (12.24%) Software Engineer
3 27 (11.39%) Software Developer
4 24 (10.13%) C++ Software Engineer
5 23 (9.70%) Architect
6 22 (9.28%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 18 (7.59%) Graduate
7 18 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.75%) Analyst
9 15 (6.33%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (6.33%) Lead Developer
9 15 (6.33%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (5.91%) IT Technician
10 14 (5.91%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.22%) Programmer
12 9 (3.80%) Web Developer
12 9 (3.80%) Tester
12 9 (3.80%) Software Tester
13 8 (3.38%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.89%) .NET
2 32 (13.50%) HTML
3 30 (12.66%) CSS
4 24 (10.13%) jQuery
4 24 (10.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 19 (8.02%) .NET Framework
6 18 (7.59%) OpenGL
6 18 (7.59%) DirectX
7 16 (6.75%) Spring
8 15 (6.33%) Swing
8 15 (6.33%) Java EE
8 15 (6.33%) JavaFX
9 14 (5.91%) ASP.NET
10 12 (5.06%) HTML5
11 11 (4.64%) WCF
12 10 (4.22%) XML
13 8 (3.38%) WinForms
13 8 (3.38%) RESTful
14 7 (2.95%) Qt
14 7 (2.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 80 (33.76%) Computer Science
2 33 (13.92%) 3D Graphics
3 32 (13.50%) Mathematics
4 25 (10.55%) Visualisation
5 22 (9.28%) Physics
6 19 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (5.49%) Management Information System
8 11 (4.64%) Algorithms
9 9 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
10 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.11%) IVR
12 4 (1.69%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (1.69%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.69%) Freedom of Information Act
13 3 (1.27%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.27%) User Experience
14 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.84%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.92%) Windows
2 27 (11.39%) UNIX
3 20 (8.44%) Linux
4 8 (3.38%) Android
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (26.58%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.41%) Software Engineering
3 45 (18.99%) OO
4 31 (13.08%) UML
5 27 (11.39%) Multithreading
6 23 (9.70%) Scrum
7 20 (8.44%) Project Management
8 19 (8.02%) SOA
9 18 (7.59%) 3D Programming
10 16 (6.75%) Mentoring
10 16 (6.75%) Software Delivery
10 16 (6.75%) Business Development
11 14 (5.91%) ITIL
12 11 (4.64%) MVC
12 11 (4.64%) Web Development
13 9 (3.80%) OOP
13 9 (3.80%) SDLC
14 8 (3.38%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.38%) OOD
14 8 (3.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (38.40%) C#
2 71 (29.96%) Java
3 67 (28.27%) C++
4 39 (16.46%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.97%) SQL
6 18 (7.59%) C
6 18 (7.59%) HLSL
7 12 (5.06%) PHP
8 9 (3.80%) VB
9 8 (3.38%) Python
10 7 (2.95%) Perl
11 6 (2.53%) X++
12 5 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.27%) VB6
13 3 (1.27%) Ruby
13 3 (1.27%) Scala
14 2 (0.84%) VBScript
14 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.42%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 29 (12.24%) PhD
2 14 (5.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.64%) MCITP
3 11 (4.64%) MCSE
4 9 (3.80%) ISEB
5 6 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.27%) MCP
6 3 (1.27%) CCNA
7 2 (0.84%) CCNP
7 2 (0.84%) MCSD
7 2 (0.84%) MCPD
7 2 (0.84%) ACCA
7 2 (0.84%) CIPFA
7 2 (0.84%) CIMA
8 1 (0.42%) MOS
8 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) MCSA
8 1 (0.42%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.38%) ISO 9000
1 8 (3.38%) SLA
2 7 (2.95%) QA
3 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.27%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.42%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.95%) Firmware
3 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 59 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.44%) Oracle
3 7 (2.95%) EMC
4 6 (2.53%) SAP
5 4 (1.69%) Cisco
5 4 (1.69%) Sybase
5 4 (1.69%) TSYS
6 3 (1.27%) Fidessa
6 3 (1.27%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.27%) Reuters
6 3 (1.27%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.84%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.84%) NetApp
7 2 (0.84%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.84%) VMware
8 1 (0.42%) Zend
8 1 (0.42%) Blackboard
8 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.42%) Convergys
8 1 (0.42%) Avaya
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