Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 27 10
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 132 144 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.19% 9.70% 15.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.53% 47.84% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 44 119 145
North East median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,425 £18,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £57,450
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 272 301 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.05% 20.28% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 147 234 292
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,756
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.61% +3.26%
10th Percentile £22,650 £20,000 £21,606
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 September 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 22 September 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 +1 81 £45,000 +6.41% 38
Durham +17 50 £40,000 +33.33% 26
Northumberland +1 1 £35,000 - 3
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 72 (54.55%) C#
1 72 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (38.64%) .NET
4 46 (34.85%) AngularJS
5 41 (31.06%) Java
6 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 39 (29.55%) Azure
8 37 (28.03%) Scrum
9 36 (27.27%) SQL
10 31 (23.48%) Microsoft
10 31 (23.48%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (22.73%) Software Engineering
12 29 (21.97%) Sage
13 28 (21.21%) jQuery
14 27 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (20.45%) Windows
15 26 (19.70%) Architectural Design
16 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
16 25 (18.94%) HTML
17 22 (16.67%) C++
17 22 (16.67%) MVC
17 22 (16.67%) Mentoring
18 21 (15.91%) Visualforce
18 21 (15.91%) Apex Code
18 21 (15.91%) Git (software)
18 21 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (15.91%) Web Application Development
18 21 (15.91%) Backbone.js
18 21 (15.91%) SaaS

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 12 (9.09%) NServiceBus
2 5 (3.79%) CMS
3 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.76%) Drupal
4 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.79%) Sketch
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (29.55%) Azure
2 21 (15.91%) SaaS
3 7 (5.30%) AWS
4 4 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.52%) GCP
6 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.64%) Firewall
2 11 (8.33%) LAN
3 5 (3.79%) BGP
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (3.79%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (3.79%) EIGRP
3 5 (3.79%) IOS XR
3 5 (3.79%) OSPF
3 5 (3.79%) PBX
3 5 (3.79%) SNMP
3 5 (3.79%) TACACS
3 5 (3.79%) VoIP
3 5 (3.79%) VPN
3 5 (3.79%) VXLAN
3 5 (3.79%) WebEx
3 5 (3.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.27%) Big Data
3 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) Firebird
5 1 (0.76%) InterBase
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (15.91%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.52%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.52%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.52%) Maven
3 2 (1.52%) Mercurial
3 2 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (1.52%) Subversion
3 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 21 (15.91%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.30%) Finance
3 6 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.79%) Local Government
5 4 (3.03%) Retail
6 3 (2.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.52%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 60 (45.45%) Developer
2 31 (23.48%) Senior Developer
3 22 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 16 (12.12%) Applications Architect
5 16 (12.12%) Architect
6 15 (11.36%) Analyst
6 15 (11.36%) C# Developer
6 15 (11.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 14 (10.61%) .NET Developer
7 14 (10.61%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (10.61%) Software Developer
8 13 (9.85%) Senior .NET Developer
8 13 (9.85%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 13 (9.85%) Senior Software Developer
9 12 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
9 12 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
9 12 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 12 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (38.64%) .NET
2 46 (34.85%) AngularJS
3 28 (21.21%) jQuery
4 25 (18.94%) HTML
5 21 (15.91%) Backbone.js
5 21 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 21 (15.91%) Visualforce
5 21 (15.91%) Web Services
6 16 (12.12%) .NET Framework
6 16 (12.12%) XSLT
7 12 (9.09%) Angular 2
8 9 (6.82%) CSS
9 7 (5.30%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.55%) JSON
11 4 (3.03%) React
12 2 (1.52%) .NET Core
13 1 (0.76%) Entity Framework
13 1 (0.76%) Flask
13 1 (0.76%) HTML5
13 1 (0.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.79%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.03%) NHS
4 3 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.45%) Windows
2 17 (12.88%) Linux
3 15 (11.36%) Unix
4 11 (8.33%) AIX
4 11 (8.33%) HPUX
5 3 (2.27%) CentOS
5 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Android
6 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.03%) Scrum
4 31 (23.48%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (22.73%) Software Engineering
6 26 (19.70%) Architectural Design
7 22 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 22 (16.67%) MVC
8 21 (15.91%) Web Application Development
9 18 (13.64%) ITIL
10 17 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (12.12%) Mathematics
11 16 (12.12%) Migration
11 16 (12.12%) SOA
11 16 (12.12%) Technology Roadmap
12 15 (11.36%) Project Management
12 15 (11.36%) Test Automation
13 14 (10.61%) TDD
14 13 (9.85%) Front End Development
15 12 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 72 (54.55%) C#
2 41 (31.06%) Java
3 40 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 36 (27.27%) SQL
5 22 (16.67%) C++
6 21 (15.91%) Apex Code
6 21 (15.91%) T-SQL
7 13 (9.85%) Perl
7 13 (9.85%) TypeScript
8 9 (6.82%) Python
9 5 (3.79%) C
9 5 (3.79%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.52%) PHP
11 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (3.79%) CCNP
2 5 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.76%) CGEIT
4 1 (0.76%) CISA
4 1 (0.76%) CISM
4 1 (0.76%) CISSP
4 1 (0.76%) CRISC
4 1 (0.76%) HND
4 1 (0.76%) ISACA
4 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.76%) MCSE
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.88%) QA
2 5 (3.79%) SLA
3 3 (2.27%) PMO
4 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.76%) GDPR
5 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.27%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.52%) Ansible
3 2 (1.52%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.52%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.52%) Mesos
3 2 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (23.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.97%) Sage
3 21 (15.91%) Salesforce.com
4 19 (14.39%) Oracle
5 16 (12.12%) SolarWinds
6 5 (3.79%) Cisco
6 5 (3.79%) Palo Alto
6 5 (3.79%) Symantec
7 3 (2.27%) Kofax
7 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.27%) VMware
8 1 (0.76%) BT
8 1 (0.76%) Capita
8 1 (0.76%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.76%) YouTube