Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 154 226 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.86% 12.89% 10.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.38% 50.45% 47.52%
Number of salaries quoted 86 186 110
North East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% -2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £17,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £72,500 £58,300
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 347 448 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 26.73% 25.56% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 227 370 246
North East median annual salary £40,000 £41,875 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.48% +14.73% +1.39%
10th Percentile £23,670 £19,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,150 £72,750 £57,875
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.76%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -6 104 £37,500 -4.09% 10
Durham +4 49 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Teesside - 2 £35,000 -
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 71 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (43.51%) C#
3 64 (41.56%) Computer Science
4 53 (34.42%) C++
5 51 (33.12%) SQL
6 49 (31.82%) .NET
7 48 (31.17%) HTML
8 44 (28.57%) Java
9 41 (26.62%) AngularJS
10 39 (25.32%) JavaScript
10 39 (25.32%) Microsoft
11 36 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (22.73%) Software Engineering
13 32 (20.78%) MVC
13 32 (20.78%) Computer Science Degree
13 32 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
14 29 (18.83%) Mentoring
14 29 (18.83%) CSS
15 27 (17.53%) Git (software)
15 27 (17.53%) Technical Leadership
16 26 (16.88%) Test Automation
16 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
16 26 (16.88%) Scrum
17 25 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (15.58%) Web Services
19 23 (14.94%) jQuery
19 23 (14.94%) Software Architecture
20 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
20 22 (14.29%) Oracle
20 22 (14.29%) T-SQL

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 (3.90%) NServiceBus
2 5 (3.25%) Apache
2 5 (3.25%) JBoss
3 4 (2.60%) WordPress
4 2 (1.30%) CMS
4 2 (1.30%) Drupal
4 2 (1.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.30%) Simulink
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.30%) Magento
1 2 (1.30%) SAP BPC
1 2 (1.30%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.30%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.90%) SaaS
3 5 (3.25%) npm
4 3 (1.95%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.30%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.55%) Firewall
1 7 (4.55%) LAN
2 4 (2.60%) SSL
3 2 (1.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (16.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.79%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.95%) MySQL
5 2 (1.30%) Big Data
5 2 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.65%) Firebird
6 1 (0.65%) InterBase
6 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 27 (17.53%) Git (software)
2 18 (11.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.19%) Mercurial
3 8 (5.19%) Subversion
4 7 (4.55%) JIRA
5 5 (3.25%) Appium
5 5 (3.25%) Gradle
5 5 (3.25%) Grunt
5 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.25%) Protractor
5 5 (3.25%) Selenium
6 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.30%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (12.99%) Manufacturing
2 18 (11.69%) Finance
3 10 (6.49%) Billing
3 10 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.25%) Law
4 5 (3.25%) Legal
5 4 (2.60%) Banking
5 4 (2.60%) Electronics
6 3 (1.95%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Marketing
7 2 (1.30%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Local Government
8 1 (0.65%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 47 (30.52%) Developer
2 22 (14.29%) Head of Architecture
3 20 (12.99%) Software Engineer
4 19 (12.34%) Architect
5 18 (11.69%) Analyst
5 18 (11.69%) Applications Architect
6 13 (8.44%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.79%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.19%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.19%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (5.19%) IT Analyst
9 8 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.55%) Junior
10 7 (4.55%) Oracle Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (31.82%) .NET
2 48 (31.17%) HTML
3 41 (26.62%) AngularJS
4 29 (18.83%) CSS
5 24 (15.58%) Web Services
6 23 (14.94%) jQuery
7 18 (11.69%) XSLT
8 13 (8.44%) .NET Framework
8 13 (8.44%) React
9 11 (7.14%) Angular 2
9 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET
9 11 (7.14%) JSON
10 6 (3.90%) CSS3
10 6 (3.90%) HTML5
11 5 (3.25%) Apache CXF
11 5 (3.25%) React Native
11 5 (3.25%) REST
11 5 (3.25%) RESTful
11 5 (3.25%) Swagger
11 5 (3.25%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.84%) Fintech
3 8 (5.19%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.19%) Data Structures
4 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.95%) NHS
7 2 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.30%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.39%) Windows
2 13 (8.44%) Linux
3 7 (4.55%) AIX
3 7 (4.55%) HPUX
3 7 (4.55%) Unix
4 2 (1.30%) Android
4 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.30%) CentOS
4 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (41.56%) Computer Science
3 36 (23.38%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 32 (20.78%) MVC
6 29 (18.83%) Mentoring
7 27 (17.53%) Technical Leadership
8 26 (16.88%) Scrum
8 26 (16.88%) Test Automation
9 25 (16.23%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (14.94%) Software Architecture
11 19 (12.34%) ITIL
11 19 (12.34%) Migration
12 18 (11.69%) SOA
13 16 (10.39%) Waterfall
14 15 (9.74%) TDD
15 14 (9.09%) Decision-Making
16 12 (7.79%) Project Management
17 11 (7.14%) Coaching
17 11 (7.14%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 67 (43.51%) C#
2 53 (34.42%) C++
3 51 (33.12%) SQL
4 44 (28.57%) Java
5 39 (25.32%) JavaScript
6 22 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.55%) Perl
7 7 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.25%) C
9 4 (2.60%) COBOL
9 4 (2.60%) PHP
10 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.30%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.30%) Python
12 1 (0.65%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 32 (20.78%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (3.90%) CISSP
3 5 (3.25%) CISA
3 5 (3.25%) CISM
4 2 (1.30%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.30%) CITP
4 2 (1.30%) HND
4 2 (1.30%) MCSD
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.30%) PhD
4 2 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PMP
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.04%) QA
2 10 (6.49%) SLA
3 7 (4.55%) GDPR
4 5 (3.25%) HIPAA
4 5 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.30%) Firmware
2 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 39 (25.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (4.55%) SolarWinds
4 5 (3.25%) SAP
5 4 (2.60%) EMC
6 3 (1.95%) Kofax
6 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.95%) VMware
7 2 (1.30%) Adaptive Insights
7 2 (1.30%) Birst
7 2 (1.30%) BT
7 2 (1.30%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.30%) Infor
7 2 (1.30%) SnapLogic
7 2 (1.30%) WooCommerce
7 2 (1.30%) Workday
8 1 (0.65%) Google
8 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.65%) YouTube