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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 10 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 121 72 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.09% 13.04% 10.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.54% 52.17% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 101 61 67
Average salary £33,369 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.01% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,750 £20,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,437 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
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
260 138 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 36.72% 25.00% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 218 116 173
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
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 6 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 6 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 +3 87 £32,500 -18.75% 26
Durham +8 20 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Teesside - 7 £35,000 -
Northumberland +1 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 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 55 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.87%) C#
3 51 (25.37%) Computer Science
4 47 (23.38%) Java
5 42 (20.90%) SQL
6 37 (18.41%) Project Management
7 35 (17.41%) .NET
8 34 (16.92%) Manufacturing
9 31 (15.42%) HTML
10 30 (14.93%) JavaScript
11 29 (14.43%) OO
11 29 (14.43%) Finance
11 29 (14.43%) Banking
12 27 (13.43%) Visual Studio
12 27 (13.43%) CSS
13 25 (12.44%) Scrum
14 24 (11.94%) Mathematics
15 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (9.95%) Software Engineering
16 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (9.45%) Games
17 19 (9.45%) Microsoft
17 19 (9.45%) Oracle
18 18 (8.96%) SQL Server
18 18 (8.96%) ASP.NET
18 18 (8.96%) PhD
19 17 (8.46%) MS Excel
19 17 (8.46%) C
19 17 (8.46%) Electronics
20 16 (7.96%) MCSD

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 7 (3.48%) Apache Solr
2 6 (2.99%) SAS
2 6 (2.99%) CMS
3 5 (2.49%) IIS
3 5 (2.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.50%) Lync
5 1 (0.50%) Node.js
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (8.46%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.97%) MS Project
3 9 (4.48%) AutoCAD
4 7 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.49%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.49%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.00%) MS Office
7 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Agresso
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.00%) Magento
2 2 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) SaaS
2 4 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.49%) Internet
2 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.00%) GPRS
2 2 (1.00%) ATM
2 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) VPN
3 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.50%) LAN
3 1 (0.50%) WAN
3 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.50%) HTTP
3 1 (0.50%) Wireless
3 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.50%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.50%) PABX
3 1 (0.50%) Modbus
3 1 (0.50%) MPLS
3 1 (0.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (1.99%) DB2
6 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.49%) QlikView
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.00%) MySQL
8 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (13.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.99%) Redmine
4 4 (1.99%) Maven
4 4 (1.99%) JUnit
5 3 (1.49%) JIRA
6 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.00%) Subversion
7 1 (0.50%) MorphX
7 1 (0.50%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.50%) Trac
7 1 (0.50%) Mercurial
General
1 34 (16.92%) Manufacturing
2 29 (14.43%) Finance
2 29 (14.43%) Banking
3 19 (9.45%) Games
4 17 (8.46%) Electronics
5 14 (6.97%) Automotive
6 9 (4.48%) Retail
7 7 (3.48%) Billing
7 7 (3.48%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.99%) Multimedia
10 3 (1.49%) Marketing
11 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.50%) Legal
12 1 (0.50%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.50%) Finnish Language
12 1 (0.50%) French Language
12 1 (0.50%) German Language
12 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.50%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (40.30%) Developer
2 40 (19.90%) Software Developer
3 29 (14.43%) Graduate
4 28 (13.93%) Project Manager
5 21 (10.45%) Analyst
6 20 (9.95%) Java Developer
7 14 (6.97%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.47%) Software Engineer
9 12 (5.97%) Java Software Developer
10 11 (5.47%) Business Analyst
11 9 (4.48%) Consultant
12 8 (3.98%) Design Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) C++ Software Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) UI Developer
12 8 (3.98%) UI Programmer
13 7 (3.48%) Senior Developer
14 6 (2.99%) ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (2.99%) Designer
14 6 (2.99%) Graduate Developer
15 5 (2.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.41%) .NET
2 31 (15.42%) HTML
3 27 (13.43%) CSS
4 18 (8.96%) ASP.NET
5 15 (7.46%) jQuery
6 10 (4.98%) XML
7 8 (3.98%) HTML5
8 6 (2.99%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.99%) XHTML
8 6 (2.99%) OpenGL
8 6 (2.99%) DirectX
8 6 (2.99%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (2.49%) Web Services
9 5 (2.49%) Ajax
10 4 (1.99%) ISPF
10 4 (1.99%) JSON
10 4 (1.99%) WCF
10 4 (1.99%) CSS3
10 4 (1.99%) Hibernate
11 3 (1.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 51 (25.37%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.94%) Mathematics
3 20 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.46%) Algorithms
5 14 (6.97%) 3D Graphics
6 12 (5.97%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.47%) Physics
8 9 (4.48%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (3.98%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (3.48%) Visualisation
11 6 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (1.99%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.99%) Freedom of Information Act
12 4 (1.99%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.49%) VHDL
13 3 (1.49%) Verilog
14 2 (1.00%) IVR
14 2 (1.00%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.46%) Windows
2 13 (6.47%) Linux
3 10 (4.98%) UNIX
4 6 (2.99%) Android
5 4 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.99%) Windows Phone
5 4 (1.99%) zOS
5 4 (1.99%) MVS
6 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.36%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (18.41%) Project Management
3 29 (14.43%) OO
4 25 (12.44%) Scrum
5 20 (9.95%) Software Engineering
6 16 (7.96%) PRINCE2
7 15 (7.46%) Web Development
8 14 (6.97%) Business Analysis
8 14 (6.97%) Unit Testing
8 14 (6.97%) Multithreading
9 11 (5.47%) MVC
9 11 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.98%) OOD
11 9 (4.48%) CRM
12 8 (3.98%) Six Sigma
12 8 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.98%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (3.48%) Analytics
13 7 (3.48%) Waterfall
13 7 (3.48%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.87%) C#
2 47 (23.38%) Java
3 42 (20.90%) SQL
4 30 (14.93%) JavaScript
5 17 (8.46%) C
6 14 (6.97%) C++
7 11 (5.47%) VB
8 9 (4.48%) PHP
9 6 (2.99%) VB6
9 6 (2.99%) HLSL
10 5 (2.49%) Python
11 4 (1.99%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.99%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.99%) Perl
11 4 (1.99%) REXX
12 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.00%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.00%) Assembly Language
13 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.96%) PhD
3 16 (7.96%) MCSD
4 14 (6.97%) MCPD
5 10 (4.98%) HNC
5 10 (4.98%) HND
6 9 (4.48%) VCP4
7 5 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.49%) CCNA
8 4 (1.99%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.49%) MCSE
10 1 (0.50%) ISEB
10 1 (0.50%) CCNP
10 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.47%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.49%) IEC 61508
4 2 (1.00%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.50%) SCOM
2 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (9.45%) Microsoft
1 19 (9.45%) Oracle
2 4 (1.99%) BMC
2 4 (1.99%) Adobe
2 4 (1.99%) EMC
2 4 (1.99%) CA
2 4 (1.99%) IBM
3 2 (1.00%) TSYS
3 2 (1.00%) Citrix
3 2 (1.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.50%) Cisco
4 1 (0.50%) Sencha
4 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.50%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.50%) SolidWorks
4 1 (0.50%) VMware
4 1 (0.50%) Zend
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baltic recruitment
Salary: From £27,000 to £37,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 17 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
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Gem Partnership
Salary: Competitive Salary
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: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission and Incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ competetive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Net Talent
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Accenture
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago
Durham, North East
Durham University
Salary: £31,342 - £37,394
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Uncapped Commission + Incentives
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