Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Thinking
England > North East
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 105 116
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11 +4
Permanent jobs citing Creative Thinking 10 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.59% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.18% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 4
North East median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £23,375 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £36,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +2.33%

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 1,557 1,098 1,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 91.32% 91.12% 87.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,285 968 1,161
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.06% +1.07%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 - 8 £42,500 - 1
Durham +9 2 £24,250 -30.71%
Creative Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe
2 4 (40.00%) FMCG
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Augmented Reality
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (30.00%) CAN bus
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (30.00%) Automotive
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) FlexRay
3 3 (30.00%) ISO 26262
3 3 (30.00%) MISRA
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) SDET
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Appium
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) Maven

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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (30.00%) FlexRay
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Appium
1 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
1 2 (20.00%) TestNG
General
1 3 (30.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Designer
2 4 (40.00%) Digital Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Augmented Reality
1 4 (40.00%) FMCG
2 3 (30.00%) CAN bus
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (20.00%) API Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) SDET
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO 26262
1 3 (30.00%) MISRA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft