Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 17 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 76 119 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.02% 9.12% 12.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.02% 46.12% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48 57 99
10th Percentile £24,450 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £32,688 £33,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,750 £46,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.37% +16.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £47,250 £53,125
90th Percentile £74,750 £50,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 217 258 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.04% 19.77% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 131 180 257
10th Percentile £28,000 £19,750 £25,900
25th Percentile £33,750 £26,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £36,000 £42,291
Median % change year-on-year +18.06% -14.88% +0.69%
75th Percentile £57,000 £47,250 £57,550
90th Percentile £63,750 £50,000 £70,850
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in the North East

Degree
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in the North East.

Salary trend for Degree in the North East

Degree
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the North East over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Degree in the North East

Degree
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 Degree within the North East region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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 -15 43 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Durham 0 21 £30,000 -35.48% 13
Northumberland - 2 - - 1
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Public Sector
3 14 (18.42%) SQL
3 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.11%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
4 13 (17.11%) HND
4 13 (17.11%) Data Management
4 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (15.79%) Oracle
6 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.47%) Information Security
7 10 (13.16%) ITSM
7 10 (13.16%) CISSP
8 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
8 9 (11.84%) HTML
8 9 (11.84%) .NET
8 9 (11.84%) Finance
8 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (10.53%) DevOps
9 8 (10.53%) Driving Licence
9 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (10.53%) CSS
9 8 (10.53%) Linux
9 8 (10.53%) Windows
9 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
10 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.21%) Reference Data
10 7 (9.21%) AWS

Degree
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 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) CMS
3 1 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (1.32%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.95%) Azure
2 3 (3.95%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (2.63%) Power Platform
3 2 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (1.32%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.32%) Cohesity
4 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) Firewall
1 6 (7.89%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) LAN
2 3 (3.95%) WAN
3 2 (2.63%) Network Security
3 2 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) FTP
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
4 1 (1.32%) SAN
4 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.63%) Power BI
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) Redis
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.95%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.95%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) Gradle
3 2 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (1.32%) GitLab
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) JMeter
4 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.32%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.32%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (26.32%) Public Sector
2 9 (11.84%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Automotive
4 3 (3.95%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Multimedia
4 3 (3.95%) Police
5 2 (2.63%) Law
5 2 (2.63%) Local Government
5 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (19.74%) Analyst
2 14 (18.42%) Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Field Support Technician
3 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
3 6 (7.89%) Support Technician
4 5 (6.58%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Architect
5 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 4 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Angular Developer
6 3 (3.95%) Data Scientist
6 3 (3.95%) Designer
6 3 (3.95%) Interaction Designer
6 3 (3.95%) IT Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) UI Designer
6 3 (3.95%) UI/UX Designer
6 3 (3.95%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.84%) .NET
1 9 (11.84%) HTML
2 8 (10.53%) CSS
3 6 (7.89%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.58%) RESTful
4 5 (6.58%) Spring
4 5 (6.58%) Web Services
4 5 (6.58%) XML
5 4 (5.26%) JSON
6 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.95%) Angular 2
6 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
6 3 (3.95%) JPA
6 3 (3.95%) jQuery
6 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (2.63%) .NET Core
7 2 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.63%) Memcached
8 1 (1.32%) LDAP
8 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Driving Licence
3 7 (9.21%) Reference Data
4 6 (7.89%) CAN bus
4 6 (7.89%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.58%) User Experience
5 5 (6.58%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.95%) Blog
6 3 (3.95%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (2.63%) Anti-Piracy
7 2 (2.63%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.63%) IVR
8 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.32%) Solaris
3 1 (1.32%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) Data Management
3 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (14.47%) Information Security
5 10 (13.16%) ITSM
6 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
7 8 (10.53%) DevOps
8 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.21%) ETL
8 7 (9.21%) Master Data Management
8 7 (9.21%) Metadata Management
8 7 (9.21%) Quality Management
8 7 (9.21%) Reference Data Management
8 7 (9.21%) Regulatory Compliance
9 6 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.89%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 13 (17.11%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.89%) C#
5 5 (6.58%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.63%) Groovy
7 2 (2.63%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.63%) VBScript
8 1 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (1.32%) Jython
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
8 1 (1.32%) sed
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.11%) HND
2 10 (13.16%) CISSP
3 6 (7.89%) Master's Degree
4 4 (5.26%) CISM
4 4 (5.26%) SANS
5 2 (2.63%) CCNA
5 2 (2.63%) CEH
5 2 (2.63%) CISA
5 2 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.63%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.63%) MCSE
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.32%) GIAC
6 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) Data Quality
2 5 (6.58%) QA
3 3 (3.95%) SLA
4 2 (2.63%) GRC
4 2 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Docker
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.32%) Ansible
2 1 (1.32%) Consul
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Terraform
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) LogRhythm
3 3 (3.95%) Splunk
4 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.63%) Virgin Media
4 2 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (1.32%) Cisco
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) HP
5 1 (1.32%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) Meridio
5 1 (1.32%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (1.32%) Novell