Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 131 227 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.44% 15.00% 11.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.52% 50.33% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 99 205 148
North East median annual salary £50,000 £43,887 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.93% +9.72% +8.84%
10th Percentile £26,850 £26,100 £25,525
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,500 £59,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 301 451 419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.69% 29.81% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 207 397 355
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,906
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.53% +1.08%
10th Percentile £25,350 £21,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,998 £69,954 £53,889
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Degree in the North East

Degree
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in the North East over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 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 -12 117 £50,000 +11.11% 36
Durham -20 13 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 72 (54.96%) SQL
2 61 (46.56%) Java
3 59 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (35.88%) HTML
5 44 (33.59%) C#
5 44 (33.59%) Software Engineering
6 43 (32.82%) Git (software)
7 42 (32.06%) AngularJS
8 41 (31.30%) NoSQL
9 38 (29.01%) JavaScript
10 37 (28.24%) C++
10 37 (28.24%) MVC
11 34 (25.95%) Test Automation
12 29 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (21.37%) Mentoring
14 25 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (19.08%) CSS
15 24 (18.32%) Web Services
16 23 (17.56%) T-SQL
16 23 (17.56%) Manufacturing
16 23 (17.56%) RESTful
17 21 (16.03%) Node.js
18 20 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (15.27%) Subversion
18 20 (15.27%) Migration
18 20 (15.27%) XSLT
18 20 (15.27%) SOA
18 20 (15.27%) Algorithms
19 19 (14.50%) Decision-Making

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 4 (3.05%) IIS
2 3 (2.29%) nginx
3 2 (1.53%) SAS
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.76%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Simulink
2 1 (0.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.76%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.76%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.11%) Internet
2 3 (2.29%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) SMS
3 1 (0.76%) VoIP
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.30%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.05%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.29%) GIS
4 2 (1.53%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (1.53%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.76%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) MS Access
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (32.82%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.27%) Subversion
2 20 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (12.21%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.05%) JIRA
5 3 (2.29%) Gradle
6 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.53%) Selenium
6 2 (1.53%) VTune
7 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.76%) gulp
7 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.76%) JUnit
7 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.76%) Protractor
7 1 (0.76%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.76%) TestNG
7 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (17.56%) Manufacturing
2 16 (12.21%) Finance
3 8 (6.11%) Games
4 5 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Law
5 4 (3.05%) Legal
6 3 (2.29%) Automotive
7 2 (1.53%) Electronics
7 2 (1.53%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (31.30%) Developer
2 20 (15.27%) Applications Architect
2 20 (15.27%) Architect
3 19 (14.50%) Java Developer
4 12 (9.16%) Software Developer
4 12 (9.16%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Consultant
6 8 (6.11%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.34%) Analyst
7 7 (5.34%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.58%) Designer
8 6 (4.58%) Interaction Designer
9 5 (3.82%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.82%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.82%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (3.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (3.82%) Recruitment Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Security Consultant
9 5 (3.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.88%) HTML
2 42 (32.06%) AngularJS
3 25 (19.08%) CSS
4 24 (18.32%) Web Services
5 23 (17.56%) RESTful
6 21 (16.03%) Node.js
7 20 (15.27%) XSLT
8 15 (11.45%) .NET
9 10 (7.63%) React
10 6 (4.58%) Backbone.js
10 6 (4.58%) Java SE
10 6 (4.58%) JSON
11 5 (3.82%) Ember.js
12 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.05%) ASP.NET
12 4 (3.05%) HTML5
12 4 (3.05%) Vue.js
13 3 (2.29%) AWT
13 3 (2.29%) CherryPy
13 3 (2.29%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.27%) Algorithms
3 17 (12.98%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.82%) CESG
6 4 (3.05%) User Experience
7 3 (2.29%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.34%) Windows
2 6 (4.58%) Linux
3 4 (3.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) Android
4 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.76%) Unix
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.59%) Software Engineering
3 37 (28.24%) MVC
4 34 (25.95%) Test Automation
5 28 (21.37%) Mentoring
6 25 (19.08%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (19.08%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (15.27%) Migration
7 20 (15.27%) SOA
8 19 (14.50%) Decision-Making
8 19 (14.50%) OO
9 18 (13.74%) Computer Science
9 18 (13.74%) Mathematics
10 11 (8.40%) OWASP
10 11 (8.40%) Prototyping
10 11 (8.40%) TDD
11 10 (7.63%) Physics
11 10 (7.63%) Web Development
12 9 (6.87%) Scrum
13 8 (6.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 72 (54.96%) SQL
2 61 (46.56%) Java
3 44 (33.59%) C#
4 38 (29.01%) JavaScript
5 37 (28.24%) C++
6 23 (17.56%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.34%) Python
8 6 (4.58%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.05%) R
10 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.76%) C
11 1 (0.76%) HLSL
11 1 (0.76%) PHP
11 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (12.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (6.11%) CISM
2 8 (6.11%) CISSP
3 7 (5.34%) PhD
4 5 (3.82%) CEH
4 5 (3.82%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (3.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 5 (3.82%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) SSCP
5 3 (2.29%) CISA
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ACCA
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.76%) CIMA
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.69%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.29%) GDPR
4 3 (2.29%) HIPAA
4 3 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
1 1 (0.76%) Firmware
1 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.29%) Tableau
3 2 (1.53%) Cognos
3 2 (1.53%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.53%) Progress
4 1 (0.76%) Adaptive Insights
4 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.76%) Birst
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco
4 1 (0.76%) Citrix
4 1 (0.76%) EMC
4 1 (0.76%) Epicor
4 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.76%) IFS
4 1 (0.76%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.76%) Meraki
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.76%) SnapLogic
4 1 (0.76%) Workday