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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
England / North East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 64 104 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.91% 15.81% 17.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.04% 56.83% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 51 87 108
Median salary £35,000 £39,312 £33,738
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.96% +16.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 183 234
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.52% 27.81% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 124 143 202
Median salary £39,000 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Degree as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -8 30 £37,925 -5.18% 13
Durham -10 19 £35,000 +45.83% 8
Northumberland +1 5 £42,500 +32.73%
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Degree.

1 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.93%) Computer Science
3 34 (28.10%) Microsoft
4 33 (27.27%) SQL
5 30 (24.79%) C#
5 30 (24.79%) HTML
6 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
7 25 (20.66%) Java
7 25 (20.66%) Mathematics
8 24 (19.83%) HTML5
9 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
10 22 (18.18%) CSS
11 20 (16.53%) Windows
11 20 (16.53%) .NET
12 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
13 18 (14.88%) ITIL
14 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (13.22%) Node.js
15 16 (13.22%) REST
15 16 (13.22%) Oracle
15 16 (13.22%) Linux
15 16 (13.22%) Web Development
16 15 (12.40%) OO
16 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.40%) C++
17 14 (11.57%) MVC
17 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
17 14 (11.57%) Spring
18 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
18 13 (10.74%) jQuery

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 7 (5.79%) WordPress
2 5 (4.13%) SAS
3 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.31%) nginx
4 3 (2.48%) ArcGIS
4 3 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.65%) Mule
5 2 (1.65%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.65%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.83%) CMS
6 1 (0.83%) Confluence
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Office
2 7 (5.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (5.79%) Photoshop
3 4 (3.31%) AutoCAD
4 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.48%) MS Project
5 2 (1.65%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.83%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.83%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.31%) Office 365
4 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) Firewall
2 4 (3.31%) SAN
3 3 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.65%) DHCP
4 2 (1.65%) DNS
4 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
4 2 (1.65%) LAN
4 2 (1.65%) Skype
4 2 (1.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.40%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.13%) MySQL
4 4 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.48%) GIS
5 3 (2.48%) QGIS
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.44%) Subversion
3 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.65%) Gradle
5 2 (1.65%) Grunt
5 2 (1.65%) gulp
5 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.65%) JIRA
5 2 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.83%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.83%) JUnit
6 1 (0.83%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (9.09%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Electronics
3 6 (4.96%) Advertising
3 6 (4.96%) Back Office
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 4 (3.31%) Automotive
5 4 (3.31%) Legal
5 4 (3.31%) Military
6 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Marketing
7 2 (1.65%) Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (40.50%) Developer
2 16 (13.22%) Java Developer
3 15 (12.40%) Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Architect
5 11 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.26%) Consultant
6 10 (8.26%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Graduate
7 9 (7.44%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (4.96%) Graduate Consultant
8 6 (4.96%) Support Consultant
9 5 (4.13%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.13%) PHP Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.79%) HTML
2 24 (19.83%) HTML5
3 22 (18.18%) CSS
4 20 (16.53%) .NET
5 19 (15.70%) AngularJS
6 16 (13.22%) Node.js
6 16 (13.22%) REST
7 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET
7 14 (11.57%) Spring
8 13 (10.74%) jQuery
9 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (8.26%) CSS3
10 10 (8.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (7.44%) React
11 9 (7.44%) Sass
12 7 (5.79%) XML
13 6 (4.96%) Web Services
14 4 (3.31%) CherryPy
14 4 (3.31%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.93%) Computer Science
2 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.74%) User Experience
4 6 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.13%) Driving Licence
5 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.31%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.31%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.65%) Animation
7 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.65%) iPhone
7 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.83%) BBC
8 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.53%) Windows
2 16 (13.22%) Linux
3 11 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.13%) Android
6 4 (3.31%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.48%) Unix
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.65%) CentOS
8 2 (1.65%) Debian
8 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.65%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.66%) Mathematics
3 23 (19.01%) Software Engineering
4 18 (14.88%) ITIL
5 16 (13.22%) Web Development
6 15 (12.40%) OO
7 14 (11.57%) MVC
8 12 (9.92%) Open Source
8 12 (9.92%) Service Management
9 11 (9.09%) Scrum
9 11 (9.09%) Time Management
10 10 (8.26%) Physics
11 9 (7.44%) Analytics
11 9 (7.44%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.61%) Data Management
12 8 (6.61%) ITIL V3
12 8 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (6.61%) SDLC
12 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.27%) SQL
2 30 (24.79%) C#
3 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
4 25 (20.66%) Java
5 15 (12.40%) C++
6 10 (8.26%) Python
7 8 (6.61%) PHP
7 8 (6.61%) TypeScript
8 7 (5.79%) C
9 5 (4.13%) VB
9 5 (4.13%) VB6
10 4 (3.31%) Scala
10 4 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.48%) R
12 2 (1.65%) ES6
12 2 (1.65%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.83%) Perl
13 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.13%) MCSE
3 5 (4.13%) PhD
4 4 (3.31%) CISM
4 4 (3.31%) CISSP
5 3 (2.48%) CEH
5 3 (2.48%) CISA
5 3 (2.48%) MCSA
5 3 (2.48%) SANS
5 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) SSCP
6 2 (1.65%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.65%) CCNA
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.65%) HND
6 2 (1.65%) MCDST
6 2 (1.65%) MCITP
6 2 (1.65%) MCP
6 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Docker
4 1 (0.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.83%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.83%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) Xen
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) Puppet
2 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.65%) Linux-HA
4 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (28.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.22%) Oracle
3 5 (4.13%) Cisco
3 5 (4.13%) HP
3 5 (4.13%) VMware
4 4 (3.31%) Intel Security
4 4 (3.31%) Qualys
4 4 (3.31%) Tripwire
5 3 (2.48%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.48%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (2.48%) Dell
5 3 (2.48%) Forcepoint
5 3 (2.48%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.65%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.65%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.65%) Intel
6 2 (1.65%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.65%) Reuters
6 2 (1.65%) Sophos
6 2 (1.65%) Symantec
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent beneifts
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
TRG
Salary: benfits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 34 days holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Tiger Resourcing Solutions Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits, Amazing Culture!
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 7 days ago
North East
Tombola
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £37566.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £38,000 to £42,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago
Durham
Orgtel
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago