The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 54 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 25 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.05% 2.13% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 2.19% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 2
Average salary £23,250 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -2.17%
Graduate
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
797 640 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 97.31% 97.41% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 591 558 614
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Graduate
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate across the North East region.

Graduate Salary Trend in the North East

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in the North East

Graduate
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 Graduate within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(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 19 £25,000 +26.58% 4
Northumberland +2 5 £21,000 -12.50%
Durham -5 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title.

1 30 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 18 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (36.11%) .NET
4 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
5 12 (33.33%) C#
5 12 (33.33%) Physics
6 11 (30.56%) MSTest
6 11 (30.56%) WCF
6 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
6 11 (30.56%) MVC
6 11 (30.56%) TDD
6 11 (30.56%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) Internet
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
7 10 (27.78%) NUnit
7 10 (27.78%) Scrum
7 10 (27.78%) WinForms
7 10 (27.78%) Degree
7 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
7 10 (27.78%) WPF
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
7 10 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
7 10 (27.78%) Spring.NET
7 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (27.78%) Kanban
7 10 (27.78%) MVVM
7 10 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
7 10 (27.78%) Moq

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
1 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MSTest
2 10 (27.78%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (27.78%) Moq
2 10 (27.78%) NUnit
3 6 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 6 (16.67%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) JUnit
3 6 (16.67%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
1 13 (36.11%) ASP.NET
2 11 (30.56%) .NET Framework
2 11 (30.56%) WCF
3 10 (27.78%) WPF
3 10 (27.78%) Spring.NET
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (27.78%) WinForms
3 10 (27.78%) Castle Windsor
3 10 (27.78%) Ninject
3 10 (27.78%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) iOS SDK
4 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 18 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (33.33%) Physics
4 10 (27.78%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (22.22%) Mobile Banking
5 8 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.56%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.78%) Economics
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Android
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
2 11 (30.56%) MVC
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (27.78%) Kanban
3 10 (27.78%) Dependency Injection
3 10 (27.78%) MVVM
3 10 (27.78%) Software Engineering
3 10 (27.78%) Web Application Development
4 8 (22.22%) Mobile Commerce
5 7 (19.44%) OO
5 7 (19.44%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.89%) ERP
7 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 1 (2.78%) Web Design
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 9 (25.00%) C++
4 6 (16.67%) C
5 5 (13.89%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) SQL
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) PhD
2 2 (5.56%) CISSP
2 2 (5.56%) CISM
2 2 (5.56%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 2 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) F5
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
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