Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 221 175 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.77% 11.56% 12.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.76% 39.15% 51.58%
Number of salaries quoted 201 161 225
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £21,350
90th Percentile £61,500 £63,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 427 447 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.48% 29.52% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 368 386 331
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,180 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +5 139 £42,500 +8.97% 27
Durham +9 76 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Northumberland - 3 £48,750 -
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 96 (43.44%) Computer Science
2 83 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (33.03%) HTML
4 68 (30.77%) Oracle
5 67 (30.32%) .NET
6 65 (29.41%) SQL
7 60 (27.15%) Finance
8 58 (26.24%) Computer Science Degree
9 56 (25.34%) JavaScript
10 50 (22.62%) Oracle Database
11 48 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (19.00%) Java
12 42 (19.00%) C#
13 41 (18.55%) Manufacturing
14 40 (18.10%) Linux
15 39 (17.65%) Marketing
16 37 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
16 37 (16.74%) CSS
17 35 (15.84%) SAP
18 34 (15.38%) Windows
19 33 (14.93%) Programme Management
19 33 (14.93%) .NET Framework
20 32 (14.48%) Electronics
21 31 (14.03%) Software Engineering
22 30 (13.57%) Mentoring
23 29 (13.12%) Digital Marketing
24 28 (12.67%) Data Management
24 28 (12.67%) Telecoms
24 28 (12.67%) C++
25 26 (11.76%) HTML5

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 (4.98%) JBoss
1 11 (4.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (3.62%) nginx
3 4 (1.81%) SAS
4 3 (1.36%) Confluence
5 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Project
2 10 (4.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.90%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.33%) SaaS
3 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.71%) Office 365
5 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.90%) IaaS
5 2 (0.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.17%) SSL
2 5 (2.26%) Firewall
3 3 (1.36%) SMS
4 2 (0.90%) DHCP
4 2 (0.90%) DNS
4 2 (0.90%) LAN
4 2 (0.90%) VLAN
4 2 (0.90%) VoIP
4 2 (0.90%) VPN
4 2 (0.90%) WAN
4 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (22.62%) Oracle Database
2 25 (11.31%) DataStax
3 24 (10.86%) SQL Server
4 18 (8.14%) MongoDB
4 18 (8.14%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (4.52%) MySQL
6 9 (4.07%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.71%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.36%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.36%) Power BI
10 3 (1.36%) SAP BW
10 3 (1.36%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.90%) Big Data
11 2 (0.90%) QlikView
11 2 (0.90%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (3.17%) JIRA
1 7 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.71%) Maven
3 5 (2.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.36%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.90%) Appium
5 2 (0.90%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.90%) JMeter
5 2 (0.90%) JUnit
5 2 (0.90%) Selenium
5 2 (0.90%) TestNG
6 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.45%) Gradle
General
1 60 (27.15%) Finance
2 41 (18.55%) Manufacturing
3 39 (17.65%) Marketing
4 32 (14.48%) Electronics
5 28 (12.67%) Telecoms
6 16 (7.24%) Advertising
7 10 (4.52%) Banking
8 5 (2.26%) Automotive
9 4 (1.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.81%) Retail
10 3 (1.36%) Games
11 2 (0.90%) Law
11 2 (0.90%) Legal
12 1 (0.45%) Back Office
12 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Local Government
12 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (33.48%) Developer
2 49 (22.17%) Analyst
3 45 (20.36%) .NET Developer
4 30 (13.57%) SQL Analyst
5 25 (11.31%) Analyst Developer
5 25 (11.31%) Database Analyst
5 25 (11.31%) Database Developer
5 25 (11.31%) JavaScript Developer
5 25 (11.31%) Oracle Analyst
5 25 (11.31%) Oracle Database Developer
5 25 (11.31%) Oracle Developer
5 25 (11.31%) SQL Database Developer
5 25 (11.31%) SQL Developer
6 22 (9.95%) DBA
7 19 (8.60%) C# Developer
8 18 (8.14%) Oracle DBA
9 17 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (7.69%) Java Developer
10 14 (6.33%) Software Developer
11 13 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.03%) HTML
2 67 (30.32%) .NET
3 37 (16.74%) CSS
4 33 (14.93%) .NET Framework
5 26 (11.76%) HTML5
6 18 (8.14%) jQuery
6 18 (8.14%) Node.js
6 18 (8.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 18 (8.14%) Spring
7 17 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 14 (6.33%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.33%) ASP.NET
9 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (4.98%) Apache CXF
10 11 (4.98%) XML
11 10 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (4.52%) Web Services
12 8 (3.62%) Ajax
13 7 (3.17%) CherryPy
13 7 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 96 (43.44%) Computer Science
2 48 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.14%) Virtual Team
4 14 (6.33%) Management Information System
5 12 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.26%) Life Science
8 3 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.90%) iSeries
10 1 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.45%) Arduino
10 1 (0.45%) BBC
10 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.45%) Derivative
10 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.45%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.10%) Linux
2 34 (15.38%) Windows
3 18 (8.14%) Oracle Linux
4 13 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.90%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.56%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.74%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (14.93%) Programme Management
4 31 (14.03%) Software Engineering
5 30 (13.57%) Mentoring
6 29 (13.12%) Digital Marketing
7 28 (12.67%) Data Management
8 26 (11.76%) SDLC
9 22 (9.95%) Test Automation
10 20 (9.05%) MVC
10 20 (9.05%) OO
10 20 (9.05%) Project Management
11 19 (8.60%) Scrum
12 16 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
12 16 (7.24%) Web Development
13 15 (6.79%) DevOps
14 13 (5.88%) SOA
14 13 (5.88%) Software Testing
15 11 (4.98%) API Design
15 11 (4.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 65 (29.41%) SQL
2 56 (25.34%) JavaScript
3 42 (19.00%) C#
3 42 (19.00%) Java
4 28 (12.67%) C++
5 19 (8.60%) C
6 15 (6.79%) PHP
6 15 (6.79%) Python
7 12 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.98%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.98%) Korn
9 8 (3.62%) VB
10 4 (1.81%) R
10 4 (1.81%) Ruby
11 3 (1.36%) Scala
12 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.90%) RPG
13 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.45%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 58 (26.24%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.43%) Master's Degree
3 12 (5.43%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (3.62%) DBS Check
5 6 (2.71%) CISMP
5 6 (2.71%) CISSP
6 5 (2.26%) CCNA
6 5 (2.26%) CCNP
6 5 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.36%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (1.36%) CISA
8 3 (1.36%) CISM
8 3 (1.36%) CRISC
8 3 (1.36%) ISEB
8 3 (1.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.79%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) GMP
2 5 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.36%) GDPR
3 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.90%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (8.14%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.62%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.45%) Docker
5 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (8.14%) Data Guard
1 18 (8.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (5.43%) NetBackup
3 8 (3.62%) Opsview
4 7 (3.17%) HAProxy
5 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.45%) Ansible
6 1 (0.45%) Puppet
6 1 (0.45%) SCOM
6 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (30.77%) Oracle
2 35 (15.84%) SAP
3 23 (10.41%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.26%) Splunk
4 5 (2.26%) Tableau
5 4 (1.81%) Citrix
6 3 (1.36%) Cisco
6 3 (1.36%) VMware
7 2 (0.90%) Cognos
7 2 (0.90%) IBM
7 2 (0.90%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.45%) Apple
8 1 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.45%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) Telerik
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter