Period
to 25 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 18 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 67 132 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.08% 10.44% 10.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.79% 53.01% 42.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 45 111
Median annual salary £41,000 £46,500 £46,192
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.83% +0.67% +8.69%
10th Percentile £20,866 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,850 £47,400 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 153 249 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.17% 19.70% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 99 146 237
Median annual salary £44,000 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -12.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,100 £19,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,750 £47,375 £69,369
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in the North East.

Salary trend for Degree in the North East

Degree
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in the North East over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 42 £42,500 +30.77% 33
Durham -13 16 £36,750 -20.97% 15
Northumberland 0 2 - - 5
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
3 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.91%) Windows
6 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
6 11 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (14.93%) Java
8 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
8 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
8 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
9 8 (11.94%) Public Sector
9 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.94%) OO
9 8 (11.94%) HND
10 7 (10.45%) ITIL
10 7 (10.45%) OOP
10 7 (10.45%) MCSE
10 7 (10.45%) .NET
10 7 (10.45%) Project Management
10 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
10 7 (10.45%) Azure
11 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (8.96%) Office 365
11 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.96%) Finance
11 6 (8.96%) 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 (2.99%) CMS
1 2 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (1.49%) JBoss
2 1 (1.49%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Azure
2 6 (8.96%) Office 365
3 4 (5.97%) Power Platform
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.48%) AWS
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.99%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.49%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.49%) GitHub
6 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
1 4 (5.97%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.48%) DHCP
2 3 (4.48%) LAN
2 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) FTP
4 1 (1.49%) HTTP
4 1 (1.49%) Internet
4 1 (1.49%) Network Security
4 1 (1.49%) SAN
4 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.97%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.97%) Power BI
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) Redis
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.97%) Mercurial
2 4 (5.97%) Subversion
3 3 (4.48%) Axure RP
3 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.49%) GitLab
4 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.49%) JIRA
4 1 (1.49%) JMeter
4 1 (1.49%) Selenium
4 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (11.94%) Public Sector
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Legal
4 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.99%) Law
5 2 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) Games
6 1 (1.49%) Police
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Developer
2 7 (10.45%) Analyst
2 7 (10.45%) Architect
3 5 (7.46%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (7.46%) Hardware Engineer
3 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
3 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Designer
5 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Interaction Designer
5 3 (4.48%) Junior
5 3 (4.48%) Junior Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Security Manager
5 3 (4.48%) UI Designer
5 3 (4.48%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.45%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
2 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 5 (7.46%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.97%) CSS
4 4 (5.97%) Web Services
5 3 (4.48%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.99%) LDAP
6 2 (2.99%) Memcached
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) RESTful
6 2 (2.99%) Spring
6 2 (2.99%) XSLT
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.49%) JSON
7 1 (1.49%) Sensu
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.96%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.96%) Data Structures
2 6 (8.96%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.96%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Anti-Piracy
4 2 (2.99%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2016
3 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (16.42%) Software Engineering
3 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (11.94%) OO
4 7 (10.45%) Computer Science
4 7 (10.45%) ITIL
4 7 (10.45%) OOP
4 7 (10.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.96%) Business Case
5 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.96%) Decision-Making
5 6 (8.96%) Scrum
5 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.46%) Schematic Capture
6 5 (7.46%) Validation
7 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.97%) ETL
7 4 (5.97%) ITSM
7 4 (5.97%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.93%) Java
4 6 (8.96%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) C++
6 3 (4.48%) PHP
6 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.49%) Jython
7 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.49%) sed
7 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) HND
3 7 (10.45%) MCSE
4 4 (5.97%) MCSA
5 3 (4.48%) CISM
5 3 (4.48%) CISSP
5 3 (4.48%) Master's Degree
6 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.49%) ISEB
7 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.49%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 4 (5.97%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) COBIT
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Active Directory
1 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.99%) NFS
3 2 (2.99%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.99%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Consul
1 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.49%) Puppet
1 1 (1.49%) Terraform
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) VMware
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
5 2 (2.99%) Citrix
5 2 (2.99%) HP
5 2 (2.99%) QAD
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
6 1 (1.49%) Meridio
6 1 (1.49%) Nasuni
6 1 (1.49%) Novell
6 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds