Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 19 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 127 153 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.84% 11.31% 13.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.42% 42.50% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 58 112 212
North East median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,075 £31,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £63,750 £76,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 247 360 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.13% 26.61% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 160 257 401
North East median annual salary £36,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.12% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,875 £69,369 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,911 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.26% +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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 76 £32,500 -25.71% 51
Durham +16 50 £46,500 +32.86% 7
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 51 (40.16%) Problem-Solving
2 50 (39.37%) C#
3 42 (33.07%) Mentoring
4 38 (29.92%) Computer Science
5 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
6 34 (26.77%) SDLC
6 34 (26.77%) Architectural Design
7 33 (25.98%) Business Analysis
8 32 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (24.41%) Line Management
9 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (23.62%) Sage
11 28 (22.05%) SQL
12 27 (21.26%) Finance
13 26 (20.47%) Presales
13 26 (20.47%) Systems Engineering
14 24 (18.90%) Java
14 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
14 24 (18.90%) ITIL
15 22 (17.32%) AngularJS
16 20 (15.75%) Software Engineering
17 17 (13.39%) Wealth Management
17 17 (13.39%) Management Information System
18 16 (12.60%) C++
18 16 (12.60%) HTML
19 15 (11.81%) Web Services
19 15 (11.81%) Manufacturing
19 15 (11.81%) Migration
19 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
19 15 (11.81%) Scrum

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 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) SaaS
2 4 (3.15%) Azure
2 4 (3.15%) Office 365
3 2 (1.57%) AWS
4 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Firewall
2 6 (4.72%) WAN
3 5 (3.94%) 3G
3 5 (3.94%) BGP
3 5 (3.94%) DDNS
3 5 (3.94%) DHCP
3 5 (3.94%) DNS
3 5 (3.94%) DSL
3 5 (3.94%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.94%) IPsec
3 5 (3.94%) Junos
3 5 (3.94%) MPLS
3 5 (3.94%) Network Security
3 5 (3.94%) OSPF
3 5 (3.94%) SAN
3 5 (3.94%) SSL
3 5 (3.94%) TACACS
3 5 (3.94%) VPN
3 5 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (3.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.09%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (6.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.51%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.72%) JMeter
3 6 (4.72%) Selenium
4 5 (3.94%) Cucumber
4 5 (3.94%) Gatling
4 5 (3.94%) HP UFT
4 5 (3.94%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.79%) Appium
5 1 (0.79%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) JUnit
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) TestNG
General
1 27 (21.26%) Finance
2 15 (11.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.15%) Local Government
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (21.26%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (20.47%) Microsoft Engineer
2 26 (20.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 23 (18.11%) Developer
4 19 (14.96%) Team Leader
5 17 (13.39%) Analyst
6 14 (11.02%) Applications Architect
6 14 (11.02%) Architect
6 14 (11.02%) Software Team Leader
6 14 (11.02%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.87%) Network Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.09%) Software Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Business Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (5.51%) Principal Developer
10 7 (5.51%) Software Engineering Team Leader
10 7 (5.51%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.32%) AngularJS
2 16 (12.60%) HTML
3 15 (11.81%) Web Services
4 14 (11.02%) XSLT
5 11 (8.66%) .NET
6 9 (7.09%) jQuery
7 8 (6.30%) Backbone.js
7 8 (6.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (6.30%) Visualforce
8 2 (1.57%) SOAP
9 1 (0.79%) Keras
9 1 (0.79%) Middleware
9 1 (0.79%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (0.79%) Node.js
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.79%) PyTorch
9 1 (0.79%) REST
9 1 (0.79%) RESTful
9 1 (0.79%) TensorFlow
9 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.39%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.09%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.30%) User Experience
5 5 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.94%) PKI
6 2 (1.57%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.57%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) PMI
7 1 (0.79%) SCADA
7 1 (0.79%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.24%) Windows
2 8 (6.30%) Linux
3 7 (5.51%) Unix
3 7 (5.51%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.94%) Kali Linux
5 4 (3.15%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.16%) Problem-Solving
2 42 (33.07%) Mentoring
3 38 (29.92%) Computer Science
4 34 (26.77%) Architectural Design
4 34 (26.77%) SDLC
5 33 (25.98%) Business Analysis
6 31 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (24.41%) Line Management
7 26 (20.47%) Presales
7 26 (20.47%) Systems Engineering
8 24 (18.90%) ITIL
9 20 (15.75%) Software Engineering
10 17 (13.39%) Wealth Management
11 15 (11.81%) Data Analysis
11 15 (11.81%) Migration
11 15 (11.81%) Scrum
12 14 (11.02%) MVC
12 14 (11.02%) Project Delivery
12 14 (11.02%) SOA
12 14 (11.02%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.37%) C#
2 28 (22.05%) SQL
3 24 (18.90%) Java
3 24 (18.90%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.60%) C++
5 14 (11.02%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.30%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.57%) Python
8 2 (1.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.79%) C
9 1 (0.79%) Go
9 1 (0.79%) Julia
9 1 (0.79%) PHP
9 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.79%) R
9 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.30%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (5.51%) CCNA
4 7 (5.51%) CCNP
5 6 (4.72%) MCSE
5 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.94%) CCSA
6 5 (3.94%) CCSE
6 5 (3.94%) CCSP
6 5 (3.94%) JNCIA
6 5 (3.94%) JNCIS
6 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.57%) HND
7 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) CISA
8 1 (0.79%) CISM
8 1 (0.79%) CISSP
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) GDPR
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (3.94%) Nessus
1 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (1.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 30 (23.62%) Sage
3 12 (9.45%) Cisco
4 10 (7.87%) Juniper
4 10 (7.87%) Palo Alto
5 8 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.94%) Barracuda Networks
6 5 (3.94%) CheckPoint
6 5 (3.94%) F5
6 5 (3.94%) Forcepoint
6 5 (3.94%) Fortinet
6 5 (3.94%) SolarWinds
7 4 (3.15%) Citrix
8 2 (1.57%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle
9 1 (0.79%) Facebook
9 1 (0.79%) Twitter