Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 27 25 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 91 65 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.80% 8.05% 11.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.72% 40.37% 45.89%
Number of salaries quoted 52 51 67
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,750 £22,170
25th Percentile £28,188 £35,625 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.44% +20.00% +4.31%
75th Percentile £51,313 £52,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 235 161 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.15% 19.95% 25.44%
Number of salaries quoted 157 136 197
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,688 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.75% - -5.88%
75th Percentile £56,750 £48,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £68,235 £57,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -8 60 £42,500 -5.56% 57
Durham +10 26 £31,500 -32.26% 15
Northumberland - 1 - - 2
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 43 (47.25%) Social Skills
2 29 (31.87%) Computer Science
3 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (23.08%) Data Management
4 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 19 (20.88%) Java
5 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 19 (20.88%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (18.68%) Internet
7 17 (18.68%) Project Management
7 17 (18.68%) Public Sector
8 16 (17.58%) Internet of Things
8 16 (17.58%) Driving Licence
8 16 (17.58%) Automotive
8 16 (17.58%) CAN bus
9 14 (15.38%) AWS
9 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (15.38%) DevOps
10 13 (14.29%) JIRA
10 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.19%) SQL
11 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
11 12 (13.19%) Information Security
11 12 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (13.19%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (12.09%) Windows
13 10 (10.99%) Linux
13 10 (10.99%) HTML
13 10 (10.99%) Computer Science Degree

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 5 (5.49%) Confluence
1 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.40%) IIS
3 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.49%) InVision
2 5 (5.49%) Marvel
2 5 (5.49%) Sketch
2 5 (5.49%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Miro
2 5 (5.49%) Serverless
3 4 (4.40%) AWS CodePipeline
3 4 (4.40%) SaaS
4 3 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (3.30%) GitHub
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (3.30%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (1.10%) Cohesity
5 1 (1.10%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.68%) Internet
2 7 (7.69%) Firewall
3 3 (3.30%) LAN
3 3 (3.30%) WAN
4 2 (2.20%) Network Security
4 2 (2.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.20%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) Metadata
3 4 (4.40%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.10%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) JIRA
2 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.49%) Axure RP
5 4 (4.40%) GitLab
5 4 (4.40%) Postman
5 4 (4.40%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.30%) Cypress.io
6 3 (3.30%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.20%) Gradle
7 2 (2.20%) Maven
7 2 (2.20%) Selenium
8 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (47.25%) Social Skills
2 17 (18.68%) Public Sector
3 16 (17.58%) Automotive
4 14 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (8.79%) Games
6 7 (7.69%) Legal
6 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 7 (7.69%) Marketing
6 7 (7.69%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (6.59%) Banking
8 5 (5.49%) Finance
9 4 (4.40%) Influencing Skills
9 4 (4.40%) Retail
10 2 (2.20%) Local Government
10 2 (2.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (2.20%) Police
10 2 (2.20%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 16 (17.58%) Field Support Technician
1 16 (17.58%) Support Technician
2 15 (16.48%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) Developer
3 8 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (6.59%) Graduate
5 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
5 5 (5.49%) Senior User Researcher
5 5 (5.49%) Software Developer
5 5 (5.49%) User Researcher
6 4 (4.40%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 4 (4.40%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.30%) Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.30%) Lead Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Lead Java Developer
7 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) HTML
2 9 (9.89%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) CSS
3 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (6.59%) React
5 5 (5.49%) Angular 2
5 5 (5.49%) Node.js
6 4 (4.40%) GraphQL
6 4 (4.40%) JSON
6 4 (4.40%) RESTful
6 4 (4.40%) Web Services
6 4 (4.40%) XML
7 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
7 3 (3.30%) Jest
7 3 (3.30%) JPA
7 3 (3.30%) jQuery
7 3 (3.30%) Redux
7 3 (3.30%) Spring
7 3 (3.30%) TypeORM
8 2 (2.20%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) CAN bus
1 16 (17.58%) Driving Licence
1 16 (17.58%) Internet of Things
2 9 (9.89%) User Experience
3 7 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.69%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.49%) Video\Live Streaming
5 4 (4.40%) Digital Signage
5 4 (4.40%) Reference Data
5 4 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.30%) Blog
7 2 (2.20%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.20%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.20%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (2.20%) IVR
7 2 (2.20%) Life Science
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.10%) Legacy Systems
8 1 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.20%) Android
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Computer Science
2 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.08%) Data Management
3 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 19 (20.88%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (18.68%) Project Management
6 14 (15.38%) DevOps
7 12 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (13.19%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (13.19%) Information Security
8 9 (9.89%) Analytics
8 9 (9.89%) Business Case
8 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.89%) Use Case
9 8 (8.79%) Design Thinking
9 8 (8.79%) ITSM
10 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2
10 7 (7.69%) Web Application Development
10 7 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) Java
1 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
2 12 (13.19%) SQL
3 8 (8.79%) C
3 8 (8.79%) C#
3 8 (8.79%) C++
3 8 (8.79%) TypeScript
4 7 (7.69%) Python
5 6 (6.59%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.40%) Go
7 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.20%) Groovy
7 2 (2.20%) PHP
7 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (8.79%) HND
3 6 (6.59%) CISSP
4 5 (5.49%) CCNA
4 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.49%) MCSE
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.40%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.30%) SANS
7 2 (2.20%) CEH
7 2 (2.20%) CISA
7 2 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.20%) MBA
7 2 (2.20%) PhD
7 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) CISM
8 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.20%) GRC
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.20%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Terraform
2 4 (4.40%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.40%) Packer
3 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.10%) MIIS
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.89%) Oracle
3 4 (4.40%) New Relic
4 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.30%) Cisco
4 3 (3.30%) HP
4 3 (3.30%) LogRhythm
4 3 (3.30%) Netlify
4 3 (3.30%) Splunk
5 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.20%) Dell
5 2 (2.20%) F5
5 2 (2.20%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.20%) VMware
6 1 (1.10%) Citrix
6 1 (1.10%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) Nimble Storage