Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Creative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Creative Thinking over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 112 110
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 7 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.52% 1.04% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.14% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 1
North East median annual salary £36,500 £47,596 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.31% +46.45% -32.15%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £54,375 £50,240 £33,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Creative Thinking 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 1,256 1,408 1,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.80% 91.13% 87.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 1,228 976
North East median annual salary £42,291 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.73% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Creative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Creative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Creative Thinking in the North East

Creative Thinking
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Creative Thinking in the North East

Creative Thinking
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Thinking in the North East over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Creative Thinking in the North East

Creative Thinking
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 Creative Thinking within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 6 £33,000 - 3
Durham +3 2 £33,000 -14.35%
Creative Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Creative Thinking 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 Creative Thinking.

1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Progress
2 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
3 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
3 1 (14.29%) SMS
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Windows

Creative Thinking
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 1 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) gulp
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Finance Business Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Microservices
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Robotic Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) VB6
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
1 2 (28.57%) Progress
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle