Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Cost Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cost Optimisation over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cost Optimization
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 113 - 99
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing Cost Optimisation 3 0 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.23% - 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
10th Percentile - - £37,350
25th Percentile £68,750 - £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 - £43,500
75th Percentile £76,250 - £45,250
90th Percentile - - -
England median annual salary £78,750 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% - -

Cost Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,183 834 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 89.28% 90.65% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 860 702 859
10th Percentile £24,500 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% -2.35%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,843
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Cost Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Cost Optimisation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Cost Optimisation in the North East

Cost Optimisation
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cost Optimisation within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Tyne and Wear - 3 £72,500 - 1
Cost Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT jobs citing Cost Optimisation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Cost Optimisation.

1 3 (100.00%) AWS
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) OAuth
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) OpenID
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) SAML
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Java EE
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Debt
2 2 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (33.33%) CI/CD
3 1 (33.33%) DevSecOps
3 1 (33.33%) Terraform
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management

Cost Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Presentation Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) Java EE
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) OAuth
1 2 (66.67%) OpenID
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SAML
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Debt
3 1 (33.33%) CI/CD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) DevSecOps
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Python
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform