The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 47 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 24 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.75% 0.84% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 0.87% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
Graduate
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear 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
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
628 460 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 98.13% 96.84% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 509 411 407
Average salary £35,232 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.66% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Graduate
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Graduate Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Graduate
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graduate across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Graduate Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Graduate
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 31 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 23 £30,000 +33.33% 6
Sunderland - 2 £21,250 -
Graduate
North East

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 31 (77.50%) Computer Science
2 22 (55.00%) Mathematics
3 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (47.50%) Banking
4 19 (47.50%) Mobile Commerce
4 19 (47.50%) Java
4 19 (47.50%) Mobile Banking
4 19 (47.50%) Mobile Payment
5 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (32.50%) Android
7 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 12 (30.00%) C#
7 12 (30.00%) .NET
7 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 11 (27.50%) TDD
8 11 (27.50%) MVC
8 11 (27.50%) WCF
8 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (27.50%) MSTest
9 10 (25.00%) MVVM
9 10 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
9 10 (25.00%) Moq
9 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
9 10 (25.00%) iOS SDK
9 10 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
9 10 (25.00%) Ninject
9 10 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (25.00%) Spring.NET
9 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MSTest
2 10 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 10 (25.00%) Moq
2 10 (25.00%) NUnit
3 6 (15.00%) CruiseControl
3 6 (15.00%) JIRA
3 6 (15.00%) JUnit
3 6 (15.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (47.50%) Banking
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) .NET
1 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
1 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (27.50%) WCF
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (25.00%) Spring.NET
3 10 (25.00%) iOS SDK
3 10 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
3 10 (25.00%) Ninject
3 10 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
3 10 (25.00%) WPF
3 10 (25.00%) WinForms
4 7 (17.50%) HTML
4 7 (17.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) LINQ
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (77.50%) Computer Science
2 22 (55.00%) Mathematics
3 19 (47.50%) Mobile Banking
3 19 (47.50%) Mobile Payment
4 10 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
4 10 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 7 (17.50%) Physics
6 2 (5.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Android
2 10 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (47.50%) Mobile Commerce
3 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (27.50%) TDD
4 11 (27.50%) MVC
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.00%) Kanban
5 10 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 10 (25.00%) MVVM
5 10 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 7 (17.50%) OO
8 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.50%) UML
10 2 (5.00%) Information Security
11 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (2.50%) Web Development
11 1 (2.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) C#
3 10 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) PhD
2 2 (5.00%) CISSP
2 2 (5.00%) CISM
2 2 (5.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Adobe
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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