Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 10 17
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 162 180 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.27% 15.85% 13.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.65% 55.21% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 128 152 189
North East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17,750 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £71,250
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 340 326 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.56% 28.70% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 266 270 392
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,953
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.39% +1.21%
10th Percentile £20,250 £25,475 £22,050
90th Percentile £66,875 £62,750 £65,432
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -10 138 £35,000 -12.50% 33
Durham -15 20 £33,750 -20.59% 23
Northumberland +7 1 - - 5
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 68 (41.98%) SQL
2 60 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (34.57%) Java
4 55 (33.95%) Git (software)
5 53 (32.72%) C#
6 50 (30.86%) JavaScript
7 47 (29.01%) Problem-Solving
8 45 (27.78%) HTML
9 43 (26.54%) Microsoft
10 39 (24.07%) Manufacturing
11 37 (22.84%) MVC
11 37 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (22.22%) C++
12 36 (22.22%) Software Engineering
13 35 (21.60%) Web Services
14 30 (18.52%) AngularJS
15 29 (17.90%) Mentoring
15 29 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
16 28 (17.28%) Test Automation
17 27 (16.67%) Migration
17 27 (16.67%) OO
18 26 (16.05%) SOA
18 26 (16.05%) XSLT
18 26 (16.05%) T-SQL
18 26 (16.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 23 (14.20%) .NET
19 23 (14.20%) NoSQL
20 22 (13.58%) Business Development
21 21 (12.96%) Computer Science
21 21 (12.96%) Decision-Making

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 4 (2.47%) Confluence
1 4 (2.47%) nginx
2 3 (1.85%) IIS
3 2 (1.23%) Wowza Streaming Engine
4 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.62%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.62%) SAS
4 1 (0.62%) Site Server
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.62%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.62%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.85%) NuGet
4 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.62%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.62%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.94%) SSL
2 4 (2.47%) Firewall
2 4 (2.47%) Internet
2 4 (2.47%) SMS
3 2 (1.23%) VoIP
4 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.62%) LAN
4 1 (0.62%) Network Security
4 1 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.62%) WAN
4 1 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.20%) NoSQL
2 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.79%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.85%) QlikView
6 3 (1.85%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.23%) Power BI
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.62%) Big Data
8 1 (0.62%) DecisionStream
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 55 (33.95%) Git (software)
2 26 (16.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (11.73%) Subversion
4 16 (9.88%) Mercurial
5 9 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.47%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.47%) JIRA
6 4 (2.47%) Qt Creator
7 3 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.85%) ProC
8 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.23%) JUnit
8 2 (1.23%) Protractor
8 2 (1.23%) Selenium
8 2 (1.23%) TestNG
8 2 (1.23%) VTune
9 1 (0.62%) Moq
9 1 (0.62%) NSubstitute
9 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (24.07%) Manufacturing
2 18 (11.11%) Finance
3 11 (6.79%) Advertising
4 7 (4.32%) Electronics
5 4 (2.47%) Automotive
5 4 (2.47%) Retail
6 3 (1.85%) Law
6 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Games
8 1 (0.62%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (26.54%) Consultant
2 42 (25.93%) Developer
3 34 (20.99%) Recruitment Consultant
4 27 (16.67%) Architect
5 22 (13.58%) Trainee
5 22 (13.58%) Trainee Consultant
5 22 (13.58%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
6 20 (12.35%) Java Developer
7 19 (11.73%) Applications Architect
8 11 (6.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 11 (6.79%) Software Developer
9 10 (6.17%) .NET Developer
9 10 (6.17%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) C# Developer
11 7 (4.32%) Analyst
11 7 (4.32%) Designer
11 7 (4.32%) Junior
11 7 (4.32%) Systems Architect
11 7 (4.32%) Systems Designer
12 6 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (27.78%) HTML
2 35 (21.60%) Web Services
3 30 (18.52%) AngularJS
4 26 (16.05%) XSLT
5 23 (14.20%) .NET
6 19 (11.73%) CSS
7 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.56%) HTML5
8 8 (4.94%) CherryPy
8 8 (4.94%) jQuery
8 8 (4.94%) Node.js
9 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.47%) Angular 2
9 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (2.47%) QML
9 4 (2.47%) Qt
10 3 (1.85%) Ajax
10 3 (1.85%) JSON
10 3 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (12.96%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.35%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (10.49%) Algorithms
5 16 (9.88%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.56%) User Experience
7 6 (3.70%) CESG
8 5 (3.09%) Life Science
9 4 (2.47%) Arduino
10 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.23%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.23%) Media Streaming
11 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.23%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.62%) Symmetrix
12 1 (0.62%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Windows
2 15 (9.26%) Linux
3 10 (6.17%) Unix
4 7 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.85%) Solaris
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (29.01%) Problem-Solving
3 37 (22.84%) MVC
4 36 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 29 (17.90%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (17.90%) Mentoring
6 28 (17.28%) Test Automation
7 27 (16.67%) Migration
7 27 (16.67%) OO
8 26 (16.05%) SOA
9 22 (13.58%) Business Development
10 21 (12.96%) Decision-Making
11 17 (10.49%) Telesales
12 15 (9.26%) TDD
13 13 (8.02%) Scrum
14 12 (7.41%) DevOps
14 12 (7.41%) Open Source
15 11 (6.79%) Mathematics
16 9 (5.56%) SDLC
17 8 (4.94%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 68 (41.98%) SQL
2 56 (34.57%) Java
3 53 (32.72%) C#
4 50 (30.86%) JavaScript
5 36 (22.22%) C++
6 26 (16.05%) T-SQL
7 12 (7.41%) PHP
8 9 (5.56%) C
9 3 (1.85%) Korn
9 3 (1.85%) Perl
9 3 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.23%) Python
11 1 (0.62%) ABAP
11 1 (0.62%) HLSL
11 1 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.62%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (4.32%) CISSP
2 7 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.70%) CEH
3 6 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (3.70%) CISM
3 6 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.70%) SSCP
4 4 (2.47%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.85%) HND
6 2 (1.23%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (1.23%) MCSE
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.62%) CITP
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.62%) PhD
7 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.62%) PMP
7 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.47%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.62%) GDPR
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.70%) Firmware
2 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.94%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (26.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.32%) Lotus
3 6 (3.70%) Oracle
4 4 (2.47%) Atmel
5 3 (1.85%) SAP
6 2 (1.23%) EMC
7 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix
7 1 (0.62%) Cognos
7 1 (0.62%) Epicor
7 1 (0.62%) IFS
7 1 (0.62%) Infor
7 1 (0.62%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.62%) Meraki
7 1 (0.62%) Minitab
7 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.62%) Tableau