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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 61 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 26 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.12% 1.53% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 1.58% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 0
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
818 633 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 98.08% 96.79% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 646 565 564
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £21,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +5 23 £30,000 +33.33% 6
Northumberland +2 2 £21,000 -12.50%
Durham -8 1 £24,000 +6.66%
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 35 (79.55%) Computer Science
2 24 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Banking
4 16 (36.36%) Mobile Commerce
4 16 (36.36%) Java
4 16 (36.36%) Mobile Banking
4 16 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
5 13 (29.55%) Degree
5 13 (29.55%) C#
5 13 (29.55%) C++
5 13 (29.55%) .NET
5 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
6 12 (27.27%) Physics
6 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
7 11 (25.00%) WCF
7 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (25.00%) MSTest
7 11 (25.00%) TDD
7 11 (25.00%) MVC
8 10 (22.73%) Scrum
8 10 (22.73%) WinForms
8 10 (22.73%) NUnit
8 10 (22.73%) Windows
8 10 (22.73%) Internet
8 10 (22.73%) MVVM
8 10 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
8 10 (22.73%) Moq
8 10 (22.73%) Dependency Injection

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (2.27%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MSTest
2 10 (22.73%) NUnit
2 10 (22.73%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (22.73%) Moq
3 6 (13.64%) JUnit
3 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
3 6 (13.64%) CruiseControl
3 6 (13.64%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (38.64%) Banking
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) .NET
1 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 11 (25.00%) WCF
3 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (22.73%) WinForms
4 10 (22.73%) Spring.NET
4 10 (22.73%) Unity DI Container
4 10 (22.73%) Castle Windsor
4 10 (22.73%) Ninject
4 10 (22.73%) WPF
5 8 (18.18%) iOS SDK
6 7 (15.91%) CSS
6 7 (15.91%) HTML
7 1 (2.27%) Ajax
7 1 (2.27%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) LINQ
7 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (79.55%) Computer Science
2 24 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 16 (36.36%) Mobile Banking
3 16 (36.36%) Mobile Payment
4 12 (27.27%) Physics
5 10 (22.73%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.27%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
1 10 (22.73%) Android
2 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) Mobile Commerce
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
3 11 (25.00%) MVC
4 10 (22.73%) Scrum
4 10 (22.73%) MVVM
4 10 (22.73%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (22.73%) Web Application Development
4 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (22.73%) Kanban
5 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.91%) OO
7 5 (11.36%) ERP
8 4 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.55%) Information Security
9 2 (4.55%) UML
10 1 (2.27%) Web Development
10 1 (2.27%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) C#
2 13 (29.55%) C++
3 6 (13.64%) C
4 5 (11.36%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) CISM
2 2 (4.55%) PhD
2 2 (4.55%) CISSP
2 2 (4.55%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Adobe
2 5 (11.36%) F5
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
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