The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Specialist 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 Technical Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Specialist
Rank - 74 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Specialist 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 0.17% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £26,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,768 £45,938 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +13.42%
Technical Specialist
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
526 579 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 96.51% 95.54% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 466 484 490
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,678
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Technical Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Technical Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Technical Specialist
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Technical Specialist Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear