Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 18 15
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 242 135 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.91% 10.06% 13.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.38% 38.79% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 214 115 177
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £21,075 £25,850 £21,400
90th Percentile £76,250 £54,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 471 348 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 27.07% 25.93% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 412 290 311
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,250 £53,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +6 172 £45,000 +12.50% 57
Durham +14 62 £37,500 -11.76% 12
Northumberland -1 4 £55,000 +45.70% 1
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 122 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (36.36%) HTML
3 77 (31.82%) Java
4 73 (30.17%) C#
5 66 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 61 (25.21%) .NET
7 55 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 55 (22.73%) Finance
8 53 (21.90%) SQL
9 50 (20.66%) Scrum
10 48 (19.83%) Mentoring
11 47 (19.42%) Manufacturing
12 46 (19.01%) CSS
13 43 (17.77%) SDLC
13 43 (17.77%) Computer Science
14 39 (16.12%) Test Automation
14 39 (16.12%) HTML5
14 39 (16.12%) Software Engineering
15 37 (15.29%) OO
15 37 (15.29%) AngularJS
16 35 (14.46%) C++
16 35 (14.46%) Oracle
17 33 (13.64%) MVC
17 33 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
18 30 (12.40%) Windows
19 27 (11.16%) SOA
20 24 (9.92%) Node.js
21 23 (9.50%) Open Source
21 23 (9.50%) C
22 22 (9.09%) SQL Server

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 11 (4.55%) JBoss
1 11 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (2.48%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.07%) Confluence
3 5 (2.07%) nginx
4 4 (1.65%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.65%) SAS
5 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) MTS
6 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 21 (8.68%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Primavera
2 1 (0.41%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.79%) SaaS
3 8 (3.31%) Office 365
4 7 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.83%) IaaS
6 2 (0.83%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Boomi
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.13%) Firewall
1 10 (4.13%) VPN
2 7 (2.89%) VoIP
3 5 (2.07%) DHCP
3 5 (2.07%) DNS
3 5 (2.07%) SSL
3 5 (2.07%) VLAN
4 3 (1.24%) SMS
5 2 (0.83%) LAN
5 2 (0.83%) WAN
5 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.41%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.61%) NoSQL
3 10 (4.13%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.72%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 5 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (2.07%) MySQL
7 4 (1.65%) Big Data
7 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.83%) DataStax
9 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.83%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.83%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.41%) GIS
10 1 (0.41%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.41%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 19 (7.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (5.37%) Selenium
4 12 (4.96%) JUnit
4 12 (4.96%) TestNG
5 8 (3.31%) Jasmine
5 8 (3.31%) JIRA
5 8 (3.31%) Protractor
6 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.07%) Maven
7 4 (1.65%) Appium
7 4 (1.65%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.65%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.65%) JMeter
7 4 (1.65%) Subversion
8 3 (1.24%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.24%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.41%) NUnit
10 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (22.73%) Finance
2 47 (19.42%) Manufacturing
3 15 (6.20%) Electronics
4 12 (4.96%) Marketing
4 12 (4.96%) Telecoms
5 11 (4.55%) Banking
6 9 (3.72%) Advertising
7 8 (3.31%) Retail
8 6 (2.48%) Automotive
9 4 (1.65%) Law
10 3 (1.24%) Legal
10 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.83%) French Language
12 1 (0.41%) Back Office
12 1 (0.41%) Billing
12 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (28.93%) Developer
2 38 (15.70%) Architect
3 31 (12.81%) .NET Developer
4 27 (11.16%) Analyst
5 26 (10.74%) C# Developer
5 26 (10.74%) Java Developer
6 24 (9.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (9.92%) Consultant
7 15 (6.20%) Web Developer
8 14 (5.79%) Applications Architect
8 14 (5.79%) Senior Architect
8 14 (5.79%) Test Engineer
9 13 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.96%) Graduate
10 12 (4.96%) Head of IT
11 11 (4.55%) Designer
11 11 (4.55%) Recruitment Consultant
11 11 (4.55%) Systems Architect
11 11 (4.55%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (36.36%) HTML
2 61 (25.21%) .NET
3 46 (19.01%) CSS
4 39 (16.12%) HTML5
5 37 (15.29%) AngularJS
6 24 (9.92%) Node.js
7 22 (9.09%) Spring
8 20 (8.26%) ASP.NET
8 20 (8.26%) Web Services
9 18 (7.44%) jQuery
10 16 (6.61%) Hibernate
11 15 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (6.20%) React
12 13 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (4.55%) Apache CXF
13 11 (4.55%) XSLT
14 10 (4.13%) .NET Framework
14 10 (4.13%) Ajax
15 8 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 8 (3.31%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.77%) Computer Science
2 33 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (8.68%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.89%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.07%) User Experience
7 4 (1.65%) Life Science
7 4 (1.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.24%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.24%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.83%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.83%) NHS
10 1 (0.41%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.41%) Clustering
10 1 (0.41%) Derivative
10 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.41%) iSeries
10 1 (0.41%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.40%) Windows
2 17 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.79%) Linux
4 10 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.24%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.83%) Unix
7 1 (0.41%) Android
7 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.66%) Scrum
3 48 (19.83%) Mentoring
4 43 (17.77%) SDLC
5 39 (16.12%) Software Engineering
5 39 (16.12%) Test Automation
6 37 (15.29%) OO
7 33 (13.64%) MVC
8 27 (11.16%) SOA
9 23 (9.50%) Open Source
10 22 (9.09%) Project Management
11 20 (8.26%) Web Development
12 19 (7.85%) Process Improvement
13 18 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (6.20%) Change Control
15 15 (6.20%) Programme Management
16 14 (5.79%) Microservices
16 14 (5.79%) Performance Management
16 14 (5.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (31.82%) Java
2 73 (30.17%) C#
3 66 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 53 (21.90%) SQL
5 35 (14.46%) C++
6 23 (9.50%) C
7 15 (6.20%) T-SQL
8 14 (5.79%) PHP
9 11 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.55%) Korn
9 11 (4.55%) Scala
10 9 (3.72%) Python
11 6 (2.48%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.24%) Ruby
12 3 (1.24%) VB
13 2 (0.83%) R
14 1 (0.41%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.41%) Go
14 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 17 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
2 13 (5.37%) ISEB
3 12 (4.96%) Master's Degree
4 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.72%) CISSP
6 8 (3.31%) CISMP
6 8 (3.31%) DBS Check
7 6 (2.48%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (2.07%) CCNA
8 5 (2.07%) CCNP
8 5 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.07%) CISM
8 5 (2.07%) MCSA
8 5 (2.07%) MCSE
9 4 (1.65%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (1.65%) CISA
9 4 (1.65%) CRISC
10 3 (1.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.96%) QA
2 8 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.07%) GDPR
3 5 (2.07%) SLA
4 4 (1.65%) GMP
4 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (1.65%) PMO
5 3 (1.24%) COBIT
6 2 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.07%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.83%) Docker
4 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.07%) Backup Exec
1 5 (2.07%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.41%) CSIRT
3 1 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.41%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) SCOM
3 1 (0.41%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.46%) Oracle
3 15 (6.20%) SAP
4 7 (2.89%) Citrix
5 6 (2.48%) VMware
6 4 (1.65%) Twitter
7 2 (0.83%) Cognos
7 2 (0.83%) Google
7 2 (0.83%) IBM
7 2 (0.83%) Tableau
8 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.41%) BT
8 1 (0.41%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.41%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.41%) Telerik
8 1 (0.41%) TIBCO