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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 16 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 93 72 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.24% 11.65% 10.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.24% 45.28% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 69 68 56
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
237 159 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.18% 25.73% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 188 140 168
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 +1 56 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Durham +9 33 £37,500 +0.67% 5
Teesside - 4 £35,000 - 1
Degree
England

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (32.88%) C#
2 67 (30.18%) Java
3 66 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (29.73%) Computer Science
4 51 (22.97%) SQL
5 45 (20.27%) C++
6 44 (19.82%) .NET
7 40 (18.02%) HTML
8 37 (16.67%) CSS
9 35 (15.77%) C
10 33 (14.86%) Microsoft
11 31 (13.96%) ASP.NET
11 31 (13.96%) OO
11 31 (13.96%) Mathematics
12 30 (13.51%) SQL Server
13 29 (13.06%) Linux
14 28 (12.61%) JavaScript
14 28 (12.61%) MS Excel
15 27 (12.16%) UNIX
16 26 (11.71%) Windows
16 26 (11.71%) Software Engineering
17 25 (11.26%) Scrum
18 24 (10.81%) HTML5
18 24 (10.81%) Algorithms
19 23 (10.36%) Mentoring
20 22 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (9.46%) MVC
21 21 (9.46%) Banking
22 20 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
22 20 (9.01%) Multithreading

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (3.15%) IIS
1 7 (3.15%) SAS
2 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.80%) Apache Solr
4 3 (1.35%) CMS
4 3 (1.35%) Node.js
5 2 (0.90%) WordPress
5 2 (0.90%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.45%) Smallworld
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Moodle
6 1 (0.45%) Lync
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 28 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.60%) MS Project
2 8 (3.60%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.90%) SPSS
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.80%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (0.90%) SAP SRM
2 2 (0.90%) Magento
2 2 (0.90%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.90%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.90%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.45%) FTP
3 1 (0.45%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.66%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.95%) DB2
4 10 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (2.25%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.80%) MySQL
8 4 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.90%) QlikView
10 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.41%) Visual Studio
1 12 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (5.41%) VTune
2 7 (3.15%) Maven
3 5 (2.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.35%) JUnit
5 2 (0.90%) Ant
5 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.90%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.45%) LabVIEW
General
1 21 (9.46%) Banking
2 18 (8.11%) Games
3 16 (7.21%) Finance
4 14 (6.31%) Manufacturing
5 12 (5.41%) Retail
6 10 (4.50%) Marketing
6 10 (4.50%) Electronics
7 7 (3.15%) Multimedia
8 6 (2.70%) Advertising
8 6 (2.70%) Automotive
9 4 (1.80%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 101 (45.50%) Developer
2 47 (21.17%) Software Developer
3 26 (11.71%) Analyst
4 21 (9.46%) Graduate
4 21 (9.46%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.01%) .NET Developer
6 18 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 17 (7.66%) Programmer
8 11 (4.95%) DBA
8 11 (4.95%) Software Engineer
8 11 (4.95%) DB2 DBA
8 11 (4.95%) UI Developer
8 11 (4.95%) UI Programmer
9 10 (4.50%) Mainframe DBA
9 10 (4.50%) Java Software Developer
10 9 (4.05%) Design Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Analyst Programmer
11 8 (3.60%) Architect
11 8 (3.60%) Consultant
11 8 (3.60%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (19.82%) .NET
2 40 (18.02%) HTML
3 37 (16.67%) CSS
4 31 (13.96%) ASP.NET
5 24 (10.81%) HTML5
6 19 (8.56%) XML
7 14 (6.31%) SOAP
7 14 (6.31%) Web Services
7 14 (6.31%) jQuery
7 14 (6.31%) CSS3
8 12 (5.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 12 (5.41%) OpenGL
8 12 (5.41%) DirectX
9 11 (4.95%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.95%) WCF
10 10 (4.50%) ISPF
10 10 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (4.05%) WinForms
12 8 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (3.15%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 66 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 31 (13.96%) Mathematics
3 24 (10.81%) Algorithms
4 22 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (8.11%) 3D Graphics
6 12 (5.41%) Visualisation
7 11 (4.95%) Augmented Reality
7 11 (4.95%) Mobile Payment
8 10 (4.50%) Client/Server
8 10 (4.50%) Physics
8 10 (4.50%) Mainframe
9 9 (4.05%) Open Source
10 8 (3.60%) Mobile Banking
11 7 (3.15%) User Experience
11 7 (3.15%) Blog
12 4 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.80%) Animation
12 4 (1.80%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.90%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.06%) Linux
2 27 (12.16%) UNIX
3 26 (11.71%) Windows
4 10 (4.50%) zOS
4 10 (4.50%) MVS
5 8 (3.60%) Android
5 8 (3.60%) Apple iOS
6 7 (3.15%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (13.96%) OO
3 26 (11.71%) Software Engineering
4 25 (11.26%) Scrum
5 23 (10.36%) Mentoring
6 21 (9.46%) MVC
7 20 (9.01%) Multithreading
8 18 (8.11%) Project Management
9 15 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 13 (5.86%) Web Development
11 12 (5.41%) OOD
12 11 (4.95%) OOP
12 11 (4.95%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (4.95%) 3D Visualisation
12 11 (4.95%) 3D Rendering
12 11 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (4.95%) Web Application Development
13 9 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (4.05%) Unit Testing
13 9 (4.05%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.88%) C#
2 67 (30.18%) Java
3 51 (22.97%) SQL
4 45 (20.27%) C++
5 35 (15.77%) C
6 28 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 19 (8.56%) Python
8 18 (8.11%) PHP
9 12 (5.41%) Perl
9 12 (5.41%) HLSL
10 10 (4.50%) VB
11 9 (4.05%) REXX
12 4 (1.80%) VB6
13 3 (1.35%) Ruby
13 3 (1.35%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.90%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 20 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.76%) MCSD
3 13 (5.86%) MCPD
4 10 (4.50%) HNC
4 10 (4.50%) HND
5 9 (4.05%) PhD
6 7 (3.15%) MCTS
6 7 (3.15%) MCITP
6 7 (3.15%) MCP
6 7 (3.15%) MCSE
7 4 (1.80%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) MBA
9 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.50%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 33 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.31%) Oracle
3 10 (4.50%) IBM
3 10 (4.50%) BMC
4 9 (4.05%) CA
5 5 (2.25%) F5
5 5 (2.25%) SAP
6 4 (1.80%) Twitter
6 4 (1.80%) Sencha
6 4 (1.80%) Adobe
7 3 (1.35%) EMC
8 2 (0.90%) Citrix
8 2 (0.90%) VMware
9 1 (0.45%) Blackboard
9 1 (0.45%) Autodesk
9 1 (0.45%) ESRI
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 15% Bonus, Pension (12% / 6%) 25 hols + stat
Posted: Yesterday
Teeside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
County Durham
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
County Durham
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
County Durham
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £29000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Salary: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
SCC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago