Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 225 133 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.01% 10.47% 13.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.25% 45.86% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 185 107 160
North East median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +15.11%
10th Percentile £17,750 £26,250 £21,950
90th Percentile £75,750 £57,500 £72,625
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 439 290 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.39% 22.83% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 363 250 282
North East median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,600
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.34% +1.71%
10th Percentile £19,250 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £54,083 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.07% +4.25%

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 20 May 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 20 May 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 +15 184 £40,000 +3.23% 43
Durham -3 36 £32,500 -7.14% 22
Northumberland -3 2 £48,750 +14.71% 2
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 115 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (34.22%) Java
3 74 (32.89%) HTML
4 73 (32.44%) JavaScript
5 72 (32.00%) SQL
5 72 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 70 (31.11%) C#
7 59 (26.22%) Manufacturing
8 57 (25.33%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 49 (21.78%) Mentoring
11 45 (20.00%) Scrum
12 44 (19.56%) .NET
13 41 (18.22%) AngularJS
14 39 (17.33%) Test Automation
14 39 (17.33%) Finance
14 39 (17.33%) Software Engineering
15 38 (16.89%) Self-Motivation
16 37 (16.44%) OO
17 36 (16.00%) C++
18 35 (15.56%) MVC
18 35 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (14.67%) Web Services
21 32 (14.22%) Computer Science
22 31 (13.78%) CSS
23 29 (12.89%) SOA
23 29 (12.89%) Open Source
23 29 (12.89%) HTML5
23 29 (12.89%) SDLC

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 7 (3.11%) Confluence
2 4 (1.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.78%) nginx
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.44%) JBoss
3 1 (0.44%) MTS
3 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.44%) SAS
3 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.44%) Site Server
3 1 (0.44%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.44%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.67%) Office 365
4 5 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.89%) NuGet
5 2 (0.89%) SaaS
5 2 (0.89%) Trello
6 1 (0.44%) Boomi
6 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.44%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) Firewall
1 8 (3.56%) SSL
1 8 (3.56%) VPN
2 6 (2.67%) VoIP
3 4 (1.78%) SMS
4 3 (1.33%) DHCP
4 3 (1.33%) DNS
4 3 (1.33%) VLAN
5 2 (0.89%) Internet
6 1 (0.44%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 16 (7.11%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.89%) MongoDB
4 7 (3.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.22%) Big Data
5 5 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.89%) Power BI
7 2 (0.89%) QlikView
7 2 (0.89%) RavenDB
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.44%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 50 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 26 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.22%) Subversion
4 13 (5.78%) Selenium
5 12 (5.33%) JUnit
5 12 (5.33%) Mercurial
5 12 (5.33%) TestNG
6 10 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.44%) Protractor
7 9 (4.00%) Visual Studio
8 8 (3.56%) JIRA
9 6 (2.67%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.78%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.78%) Qt Creator
11 2 (0.89%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.89%) Moq
11 2 (0.89%) NSubstitute
11 2 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.89%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.89%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (26.22%) Manufacturing
2 39 (17.33%) Finance
3 13 (5.78%) Advertising
3 13 (5.78%) Electronics
4 9 (4.00%) Marketing
4 9 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.56%) Retail
6 6 (2.67%) Law
7 3 (1.33%) Automotive
7 3 (1.33%) Banking
7 3 (1.33%) Legal
8 2 (0.89%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (25.33%) Developer
2 44 (19.56%) Consultant
3 43 (19.11%) Architect
4 39 (17.33%) Recruitment Consultant
5 26 (11.56%) Java Developer
6 22 (9.78%) Trainee
6 22 (9.78%) Trainee Consultant
6 22 (9.78%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
7 18 (8.00%) Applications Architect
7 18 (8.00%) Designer
7 18 (8.00%) Systems Architect
7 18 (8.00%) Systems Designer
8 15 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 13 (5.78%) Analyst
10 12 (5.33%) Graduate
10 12 (5.33%) Senior Architect
10 12 (5.33%) Software Engineer
10 12 (5.33%) Test Engineer
11 11 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (32.89%) HTML
2 44 (19.56%) .NET
3 41 (18.22%) AngularJS
4 33 (14.67%) Web Services
5 31 (13.78%) CSS
6 29 (12.89%) HTML5
7 24 (10.67%) XSLT
8 20 (8.89%) Node.js
9 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET
9 10 (4.44%) jQuery
9 10 (4.44%) React
10 9 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (3.56%) CherryPy
11 8 (3.56%) Spring
12 6 (2.67%) REST
13 5 (2.22%) HTML5 Canvas
13 5 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (1.78%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (1.78%) QML
14 4 (1.78%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.89%) Self-Motivation
2 35 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (14.22%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.78%) User Experience
5 12 (5.33%) Algorithms
5 12 (5.33%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.11%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.78%) Arduino
8 4 (1.78%) Life Science
9 3 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.89%) NHS
10 2 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.44%) Clustering
11 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.44%) Media Streaming
11 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.00%) Windows
2 18 (8.00%) Linux
3 14 (6.22%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.56%) Unix
5 7 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.89%) Solaris
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (25.33%) Problem-Solving
3 49 (21.78%) Mentoring
4 45 (20.00%) Scrum
5 39 (17.33%) Software Engineering
5 39 (17.33%) Test Automation
6 37 (16.44%) OO
7 35 (15.56%) MVC
8 34 (15.11%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (12.89%) Open Source
9 29 (12.89%) SDLC
9 29 (12.89%) SOA
10 25 (11.11%) Business Development
10 25 (11.11%) Migration
11 19 (8.44%) Project Management
11 19 (8.44%) Telesales
12 17 (7.56%) TDD
13 16 (7.11%) Process Improvement
14 14 (6.22%) Decision-Making
15 13 (5.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 77 (34.22%) Java
2 73 (32.44%) JavaScript
3 72 (32.00%) SQL
4 70 (31.11%) C#
5 36 (16.00%) C++
6 24 (10.67%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.67%) PHP
8 13 (5.78%) C
9 8 (3.56%) Scala
10 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.78%) Python
12 3 (1.33%) Korn
13 2 (0.89%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.89%) Perl
13 2 (0.89%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) ABAP
14 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.44%) Ruby
14 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (4.44%) ISEB
3 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.67%) CISSP
5 4 (1.78%) CISMP
5 4 (1.78%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.78%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.78%) MCSE
6 3 (1.33%) CCNA
6 3 (1.33%) CCNP
6 3 (1.33%) CISA
6 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.33%) CISM
6 3 (1.33%) MCSA
7 2 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.89%) CRISC
7 2 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.44%) CITP
8 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.22%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) ISO 13485
2 4 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.78%) PMO
3 3 (1.33%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) COBIT
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.44%) QA
5 1 (0.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.78%) Firmware
3 3 (1.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (3.56%) HAProxy
2 5 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.44%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.56%) Oracle
3 9 (4.00%) SAP
4 6 (2.67%) Lotus
5 4 (1.78%) Atmel
5 4 (1.78%) Twitter
6 3 (1.33%) Citrix
6 3 (1.33%) VMware
7 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.44%) BT
8 1 (0.44%) DocuSign
8 1 (0.44%) EMC
8 1 (0.44%) Google
8 1 (0.44%) IBM
8 1 (0.44%) Infor
8 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.44%) TIBCO