Period
to 25 January 2022

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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 20 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 130 65 132
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.72% 6.94% 10.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.57% 43.33% 53.01%
Number of salaries quoted 115 46 45
10th Percentile £30,700 £20,805 £28,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,500 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.23% -12.90% -2.11%
75th Percentile £43,750 £53,438 £47,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £62,375 £47,400
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 346 150 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.88% 16.01% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 220 99 146
10th Percentile £24,175 £28,100 £19,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,958 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £44,000 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.92% -12.94%
75th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £47,250
90th Percentile £70,125 £62,750 £47,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 2022.

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 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear 0 67 £42,500 +0.59% 38
Durham +6 38 £37,060 +0.84% 10
Cleveland - 23 £40,000 -
Northumberland -7 2 £47,500 - 4
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 95 (73.08%) Computer Science
2 71 (54.62%) Microsoft
3 67 (51.54%) Windows
4 54 (41.54%) Problem-Solving
5 53 (40.77%) Windows Server
5 53 (40.77%) SQL Server
6 45 (34.62%) ITIL
6 45 (34.62%) Mathematics
7 42 (32.31%) HND
7 42 (32.31%) Azure
7 42 (32.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 40 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
9 39 (30.00%) XML
9 39 (30.00%) Management Information System
10 37 (28.46%) Software Engineering
11 36 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (27.69%) Marketing
12 33 (25.38%) QA
13 32 (24.62%) Social Skills
14 31 (23.85%) Systems Analysis
14 31 (23.85%) XSLT
14 31 (23.85%) HNC
15 30 (23.08%) C#
15 30 (23.08%) Information Management
16 29 (22.31%) SQL
16 29 (22.31%) .NET
17 28 (21.54%) Oracle
18 26 (20.00%) Linux
18 26 (20.00%) LAN
19 23 (17.69%) Unix

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 (8.46%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.38%) Apache
3 3 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.54%) Confluence
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 40 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (32.31%) Azure
2 8 (6.15%) GitHub
3 7 (5.38%) Apigee
3 7 (5.38%) AWS
3 7 (5.38%) GitHub Actions
4 4 (3.08%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.31%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.31%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (2.31%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.31%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.54%) Serverless
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.77%) IaaS
7 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.00%) LAN
2 19 (14.62%) DHCP
2 19 (14.62%) DNS
2 19 (14.62%) WAN
3 18 (13.85%) Firewall
4 10 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 9 (6.92%) SAN
5 9 (6.92%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (6.15%) 3G
6 8 (6.15%) BGP
6 8 (6.15%) DDNS
6 8 (6.15%) DSL
6 8 (6.15%) IPsec
6 8 (6.15%) Junos
6 8 (6.15%) MPLS
6 8 (6.15%) OSPF
6 8 (6.15%) TACACS
6 8 (6.15%) Unified Communications
6 8 (6.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (40.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.85%) MySQL
6 5 (3.85%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.31%) Power BI
8 3 (2.31%) Tableau
8 3 (2.31%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.54%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (3.85%) Maven
3 5 (3.85%) Postman
3 5 (3.85%) Selenium
4 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.31%) Gradle
5 2 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 36 (27.69%) Marketing
2 32 (24.62%) Social Skills
3 18 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.31%) Finance
5 3 (2.31%) Police
5 3 (2.31%) Public Sector
6 2 (1.54%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.77%) Automotive
7 1 (0.77%) Back Office
7 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (33.85%) Analyst
2 38 (29.23%) Systems Analyst
3 33 (25.38%) Customer Analyst
4 17 (13.08%) Administrator
5 16 (12.31%) Developer
6 15 (11.54%) Junior
6 15 (11.54%) Junior Analyst
6 15 (11.54%) Junior Systems Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.69%) Wintel Administrator
7 10 (7.69%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.92%) DBA
9 8 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Juniper Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Network Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Senior IT Administrator
10 7 (5.38%) Unix Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (30.00%) XML
2 31 (23.85%) XSLT
3 29 (22.31%) .NET
4 14 (10.77%) Web Services
5 11 (8.46%) RESTful
6 10 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 10 (7.69%) CSS
6 10 (7.69%) HTML
6 10 (7.69%) JSON
7 9 (6.92%) jQuery
7 9 (6.92%) Spring
8 8 (6.15%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.15%) JPA
9 7 (5.38%) Angular 2
9 7 (5.38%) Kafka
10 3 (2.31%) Spring Boot
11 2 (1.54%) JavaFX
11 2 (1.54%) React
11 2 (1.54%) REST
11 2 (1.54%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.15%) PKI
4 6 (4.62%) User Experience
5 5 (3.85%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.85%) Replication
6 4 (3.08%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.31%) Social Network
8 2 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.54%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.54%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.77%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (51.54%) Windows
2 53 (40.77%) Windows Server
3 26 (20.00%) Linux
4 23 (17.69%) Unix
5 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (5.38%) AIX
7 5 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (73.08%) Computer Science
2 54 (41.54%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (34.62%) ITIL
3 45 (34.62%) Mathematics
4 42 (32.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 37 (28.46%) Software Engineering
6 36 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (23.85%) Systems Analysis
8 30 (23.08%) Information Management
9 19 (14.62%) Incident Management
10 17 (13.08%) Migration
10 17 (13.08%) Quality Management
11 16 (12.31%) Performance Tuning
11 16 (12.31%) Proactive Monitoring
11 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
12 15 (11.54%) DevOps
12 15 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (11.54%) Workflow
13 12 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (8.46%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) C#
2 29 (22.31%) SQL
3 18 (13.85%) PowerShell
4 15 (11.54%) Java
5 13 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.46%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 9 (6.92%) Python
9 7 (5.38%) Bash
9 7 (5.38%) PL/SQL
9 7 (5.38%) SAPscript
10 3 (2.31%) R
11 2 (1.54%) C++
11 2 (1.54%) Java 8
12 1 (0.77%) C
12 1 (0.77%) Perl
12 1 (0.77%) PHP
12 1 (0.77%) Ruby
12 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (32.31%) HND
2 31 (23.85%) HNC
3 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.15%) CCNA
4 8 (6.15%) CCNP
4 8 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.85%) MCSA
6 5 (3.85%) MCSE
7 3 (2.31%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.77%) CISSP
9 1 (0.77%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (25.38%) QA
2 10 (7.69%) SLA
3 5 (3.85%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.77%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 13 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.46%) Docker
3 10 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) vSphere
3 10 (7.69%) XenApp
4 7 (5.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (7.69%) Ansible
2 10 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 10 (7.69%) WSUS
3 8 (6.15%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (5.38%) SCSM
5 2 (1.54%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.77%) Kibana
Vendors
1 71 (54.62%) Microsoft
2 28 (21.54%) Oracle
3 22 (16.92%) SolarWinds
4 14 (10.77%) Cisco
5 13 (10.00%) VMware
6 10 (7.69%) Citrix
6 10 (7.69%) Veritas
7 8 (6.15%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (6.15%) F5
7 8 (6.15%) Forcepoint
7 8 (6.15%) Juniper
7 8 (6.15%) Palo Alto
8 7 (5.38%) SAP
9 5 (3.85%) BroadSoft
9 5 (3.85%) Sun
10 3 (2.31%) Databricks
10 3 (2.31%) Facebook
10 3 (2.31%) Google
10 3 (2.31%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.31%) Splunk