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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 11 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 140 102 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.97% 13.37% 11.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 58.33% 46.15% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 126 82 71
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £22,669 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
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
240 221 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.81% 28.96% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 202 190 138
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £23,500 £21,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +4 99 £31,500 -10.00% 25
Durham +5 24 £50,000 +61.29% 6
Teesside - 5 £24,000 -
Northumberland - 3 £38,500 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 73 (29.32%) C#
2 63 (25.30%) Computer Science
3 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (21.29%) Java
5 43 (17.27%) .NET
6 38 (15.26%) SQL
7 37 (14.86%) Finance
8 36 (14.46%) C++
8 36 (14.46%) Project Management
9 35 (14.06%) Microsoft
10 33 (13.25%) Manufacturing
11 32 (12.85%) Games
11 32 (12.85%) Visual Studio
11 32 (12.85%) Mathematics
12 31 (12.45%) OO
13 30 (12.05%) Software Engineering
14 28 (11.24%) Banking
15 27 (10.84%) Scrum
15 27 (10.84%) SQL Server
15 27 (10.84%) JavaScript
16 25 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (10.04%) Windows
16 25 (10.04%) PhD
16 25 (10.04%) 3D Graphics
17 24 (9.64%) Electronics
18 23 (9.24%) C
18 23 (9.24%) HTML
19 22 (8.84%) Oracle
19 22 (8.84%) CSS
19 22 (8.84%) UNIX

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.21%) Apache Solr
3 6 (2.41%) CMS
4 5 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.01%) SAS
5 3 (1.20%) Node.js
6 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.80%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Lync
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.42%) MS Project
3 7 (2.81%) MS Office
3 7 (2.81%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.81%) AutoCAD
4 3 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.20%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.20%) Agresso
3 2 (0.80%) Magento
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.41%) SaaS
4 5 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.61%) Internet
2 6 (2.41%) ATM
3 2 (0.80%) GPRS
3 2 (0.80%) VPN
3 2 (0.80%) Firewall
3 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.80%) Wireless
4 1 (0.40%) IPsec
4 1 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.40%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.40%) PABX
4 1 (0.40%) Modbus
4 1 (0.40%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) MPLS
4 1 (0.40%) LAN
4 1 (0.40%) WAN
4 1 (0.40%) HTTP
4 1 (0.40%) IKE
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (2.81%) MySQL
5 7 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.81%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (1.20%) QlikView
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.40%) Big Data
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (12.85%) Visual Studio
2 11 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (2.81%) Redmine
4 6 (2.41%) MorphX
4 6 (2.41%) JIRA
4 6 (2.41%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.01%) Selenium
5 5 (2.01%) LabVIEW
6 4 (1.61%) JUnit
6 4 (1.61%) Maven
7 2 (0.80%) Subversion
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.40%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.40%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.40%) Trac
8 1 (0.40%) Grunt
General
1 37 (14.86%) Finance
2 33 (13.25%) Manufacturing
3 32 (12.85%) Games
4 28 (11.24%) Banking
5 24 (9.64%) Electronics
6 14 (5.62%) Automotive
7 12 (4.82%) Retail
8 11 (4.42%) Retail Banking
9 9 (3.61%) Billing
9 9 (3.61%) Legal
10 5 (2.01%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.80%) Marketing
13 1 (0.40%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.40%) Finnish Language
13 1 (0.40%) French Language
13 1 (0.40%) German Language
13 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.40%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (30.92%) Developer
2 35 (14.06%) Software Developer
3 27 (10.84%) Graduate
4 26 (10.44%) Analyst
5 25 (10.04%) Project Manager
6 21 (8.43%) Software Engineer
7 20 (8.03%) Java Developer
8 18 (7.23%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (6.43%) .NET Developer
10 14 (5.62%) Architect
11 12 (4.82%) Design Engineer
11 12 (4.82%) Java Software Developer
12 10 (4.02%) Business Analyst
12 10 (4.02%) Tester
13 9 (3.61%) Test Analyst
13 9 (3.61%) Software Tester
13 9 (3.61%) Hardware Engineer
13 9 (3.61%) Electronics Engineer
14 8 (3.21%) Consultant
14 8 (3.21%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.27%) .NET
2 23 (9.24%) HTML
3 22 (8.84%) CSS
4 17 (6.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 17 (6.83%) ASP.NET
5 16 (6.43%) jQuery
6 13 (5.22%) OpenGL
6 13 (5.22%) DirectX
7 10 (4.02%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.81%) XML
9 6 (2.41%) Swing
9 6 (2.41%) Spring
9 6 (2.41%) Java EE
9 6 (2.41%) WCF
9 6 (2.41%) JavaFX
10 5 (2.01%) Qt
10 5 (2.01%) HTML5
10 5 (2.01%) Ajax
10 5 (2.01%) XHTML
10 5 (2.01%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (25.30%) Computer Science
2 32 (12.85%) Mathematics
3 25 (10.04%) 3D Graphics
4 22 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (8.43%) Visualisation
6 18 (7.23%) Physics
6 18 (7.23%) Algorithms
7 15 (6.02%) Management Information System
8 14 (5.62%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.81%) IVR
10 6 (2.41%) Online Banking
10 6 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.61%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.20%) VHDL
12 3 (1.20%) Verilog
13 2 (0.80%) User Experience
13 2 (0.80%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.04%) Windows
2 22 (8.84%) UNIX
3 21 (8.43%) Linux
4 6 (2.41%) Android
5 4 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.46%) Project Management
3 31 (12.45%) OO
4 30 (12.05%) Software Engineering
5 27 (10.84%) Scrum
6 21 (8.43%) Multithreading
7 17 (6.83%) ITIL
7 17 (6.83%) PRINCE2
8 14 (5.62%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.22%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.22%) UML
9 13 (5.22%) 3D Programming
10 12 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.42%) Web Development
12 10 (4.02%) OOD
13 9 (3.61%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.61%) MVC
13 9 (3.61%) Test Strategy
14 8 (3.21%) Analytics
14 8 (3.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (29.32%) C#
2 53 (21.29%) Java
3 38 (15.26%) SQL
4 36 (14.46%) C++
5 27 (10.84%) JavaScript
6 23 (9.24%) C
7 13 (5.22%) HLSL
8 11 (4.42%) VB
9 9 (3.61%) PHP
10 6 (2.41%) X++
11 5 (2.01%) VB6
12 4 (1.61%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.61%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.20%) Python
14 2 (0.80%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.80%) VBScript
14 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.80%) Perl
15 1 (0.40%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (10.04%) PhD
1 25 (10.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.43%) MCSD
3 14 (5.62%) MCPD
4 8 (3.21%) ISEB
4 8 (3.21%) MCSE
5 7 (2.81%) HNC
5 7 (2.81%) HND
6 6 (2.41%) CCNA
6 6 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.01%) MCITP
7 5 (2.01%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.20%) MCP
9 2 (0.80%) CCNP
10 1 (0.40%) CCIE
10 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.40%) ACCA
10 1 (0.40%) CIPFA
10 1 (0.40%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.42%) QA
2 6 (2.41%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.20%) PMBOK
4 3 (1.20%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) SCCM
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
2 1 (0.40%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 35 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.84%) Oracle
3 9 (3.61%) EMC
4 6 (2.41%) TSYS
5 4 (1.61%) Cognizant
6 3 (1.20%) Fidessa
6 3 (1.20%) Reuters
6 3 (1.20%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.80%) Citrix
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco
8 1 (0.40%) Sun
8 1 (0.40%) Avaya
8 1 (0.40%) Juniper
8 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.40%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.40%) VMware
8 1 (0.40%) Zend
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £41,000-£46,000+ bonus (up to 15%) + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + commission
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Stockton on Tees Borough Council
Salary: From £30,978 to £33,857 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Newton Blue
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £15000 - £16000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Betting Appointments
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Nissan
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + uncapped commission + incentives
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + uncapped commission + incentives
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
HP
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 11 days ago
Durham, County Durham
The SmartList
Salary: circa £35K DOE + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago