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

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 30 17
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 280 86 85
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 16.81% 7.40% 9.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 57.38% 35.83% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 178 49 52
10th Percentile £31,438 £25,500 £29,750
25th Percentile £38,125 £28,250 £34,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - -11.11% +20.00%
75th Percentile £49,734 £56,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £50,250 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 488 240 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 29.29% 20.65% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 279 151 142
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £22,675
25th Percentile £34,250 £32,750 £31,411
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.05% +8.75% +0.63%
75th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £48,563
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,303 £52,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +29 133 £47,563 +10.61% 37
Durham +5 81 £40,000 +26.98% 12
Cleveland - 61 £40,000 -
Northumberland -8 3 £47,125 - 2
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 162 (57.86%) Computer Science
2 114 (40.71%) Mathematics
3 103 (36.79%) ITIL
4 97 (34.64%) Azure
5 92 (32.86%) Microsoft
6 81 (28.93%) Social Skills
7 80 (28.57%) SQL
8 79 (28.21%) Windows
9 76 (27.14%) SQL Server
10 69 (24.64%) Migration
11 60 (21.43%) Unix
12 56 (20.00%) Linux
13 51 (18.21%) LAN
14 49 (17.50%) Oracle
14 49 (17.50%) SolarWinds
14 49 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
15 45 (16.07%) C#
16 40 (14.29%) Agile
16 40 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (13.93%) Windows Server
18 38 (13.57%) Proactive Monitoring
18 38 (13.57%) Configuration Management
19 37 (13.21%) AWS
20 34 (12.14%) Management Information System
21 33 (11.79%) Firewall
22 32 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
23 31 (11.07%) Self-Motivation
23 31 (11.07%) GitHub
23 31 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
23 31 (11.07%) Software Engineering

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 23 (8.21%) Apache
2 10 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.71%) Confluence
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (9.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.71%) DELMIA
Cloud Services
1 97 (34.64%) Azure
2 37 (13.21%) AWS
3 31 (11.07%) GitHub
4 23 (8.21%) Apigee
4 23 (8.21%) Azure DevOps
4 23 (8.21%) GitHub Actions
5 13 (4.64%) SaaS
6 8 (2.86%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.79%) AWS IoT
7 5 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.79%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 5 (1.79%) Microsoft 365
7 5 (1.79%) Power Automate
7 5 (1.79%) Serverless
8 3 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.07%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.36%) Betty Blocks
Communications & Networking
1 51 (18.21%) LAN
2 33 (11.79%) Firewall
3 28 (10.00%) WAN
4 22 (7.86%) DHCP
4 22 (7.86%) DNS
5 19 (6.79%) Wi-Fi
5 19 (6.79%) Wireless
6 13 (4.64%) Fibre Channel
6 13 (4.64%) TCP/IP
7 9 (3.21%) 4G
7 9 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (3.21%) Ethernet
7 9 (3.21%) FCoE
7 9 (3.21%) IPsec
7 9 (3.21%) ISDN
7 9 (3.21%) Junos
7 9 (3.21%) NGFW
7 9 (3.21%) SSL
7 9 (3.21%) Unified Communications
7 9 (3.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 22 (7.86%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.79%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.36%) MySQL
5 15 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
5 15 (5.36%) Oracle9i Database
5 15 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.43%) Big Data
9 3 (1.07%) Power BI
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.36%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.36%) Metadata
11 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (8.21%) Jenkins
1 23 (8.21%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (3.21%) JIRA
3 5 (1.79%) GitLab
3 5 (1.79%) Zephyr
4 4 (1.43%) Postman
4 4 (1.43%) Selenium
5 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.07%) JMeter
5 3 (1.07%) TestNG
6 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
General
1 81 (28.93%) Social Skills
2 29 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (9.64%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.00%) Finance
5 6 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (1.79%) Electronics
6 5 (1.79%) Law
6 5 (1.79%) Marketing
6 5 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.07%) Legal
7 3 (1.07%) Police
7 3 (1.07%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.71%) Automotive
8 2 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.36%) Aviation
9 1 (0.36%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Retail
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (25.00%) Graduate
2 30 (10.71%) Analyst
3 27 (9.64%) DBA
4 25 (8.93%) Administrator
5 23 (8.21%) Unix Scripter
6 21 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 20 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
8 19 (6.79%) Development Engineer
8 19 (6.79%) Graduate Development Engineer
8 19 (6.79%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 19 (6.79%) Software Development Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) Team Leader
10 15 (5.36%) Developer
10 15 (5.36%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 15 (5.36%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
10 15 (5.36%) Network Engineer
10 15 (5.36%) Oracle DBA
10 15 (5.36%) SQL Analyst
11 14 (5.00%) Unix Analyst
12 13 (4.64%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.29%) Kafka
2 21 (7.50%) .NET
3 19 (6.79%) HTML
4 15 (5.36%) AngularJS
4 15 (5.36%) CSS
5 14 (5.00%) jQuery
6 13 (4.64%) XML
7 11 (3.93%) JSON
7 11 (3.93%) Spring
8 10 (3.57%) RESTful
8 10 (3.57%) Web Services
9 9 (3.21%) Hibernate
9 9 (3.21%) JPA
10 7 (2.50%) HTML5
11 6 (2.14%) J2EE
12 5 (1.79%) Qt
12 5 (1.79%) SwiftUI
13 3 (1.07%) Gherkin
13 3 (1.07%) Node.js
13 3 (1.07%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.14%) Management Information System
2 31 (11.07%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (8.57%) Driving Licence
4 19 (6.79%) Device Driver
5 15 (5.36%) Public Cloud
6 12 (4.29%) Replication
7 11 (3.93%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.93%) User Experience
8 9 (3.21%) Data Centre
8 9 (3.21%) PKI
9 7 (2.50%) Social Media
10 5 (1.79%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.79%) ARM Cortex
10 5 (1.79%) IoT
10 5 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.79%) RISC-V
11 3 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.36%) Housing Association
12 1 (0.36%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 79 (28.21%) Windows
2 60 (21.43%) Unix
3 56 (20.00%) Linux
4 39 (13.93%) Windows Server
5 23 (8.21%) AIX
6 15 (5.36%) Solaris
7 13 (4.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.64%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (1.79%) Android
8 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (1.79%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.36%) Debian
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (57.86%) Computer Science
2 114 (40.71%) Mathematics
3 103 (36.79%) ITIL
4 69 (24.64%) Migration
5 49 (17.50%) Performance Tuning
6 40 (14.29%) Agile
6 40 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (13.57%) Configuration Management
7 38 (13.57%) Proactive Monitoring
8 32 (11.43%) Collaborative Working
9 31 (11.07%) Software Engineering
9 31 (11.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (9.29%) CRM
12 25 (8.93%) CI/CD
12 25 (8.93%) DevOps
12 25 (8.93%) Incident Management
12 25 (8.93%) Logistics
12 25 (8.93%) Project Management
12 25 (8.93%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.57%) SQL
2 45 (16.07%) C#
3 25 (8.93%) Java
3 25 (8.93%) PowerShell
4 23 (8.21%) Bash
4 23 (8.21%) SAPscript
5 20 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 17 (6.07%) PL/SQL
7 15 (5.36%) VB.NET
8 14 (5.00%) C++
9 13 (4.64%) Python
9 13 (4.64%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.14%) C
11 5 (1.79%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.79%) Go
11 5 (1.79%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.79%) Lua
12 4 (1.43%) R
13 3 (1.07%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (7.14%) HND
3 17 (6.07%) Master's Degree
4 15 (5.36%) CCNA
4 15 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.21%) CCNP
5 9 (3.21%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.79%) PhD
8 3 (1.07%) HNC
8 3 (1.07%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.07%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.07%) PMP
9 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.71%) IIBA
9 2 (0.71%) ISEB
9 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.57%) QA
2 15 (5.36%) ISO 9001
3 11 (3.93%) SLA
4 8 (2.86%) PMO
5 7 (2.50%) GDPR
6 5 (1.79%) GMP
7 1 (0.36%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.36%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 24 (8.57%) Docker
2 23 (8.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 13 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.64%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.64%) vSphere
3 13 (4.64%) XenApp
4 5 (1.79%) Firmware
5 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (8.57%) Ansible
2 23 (8.21%) Kubernetes
3 21 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 14 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (4.64%) NetBackup
5 13 (4.64%) WSUS
6 12 (4.29%) SCSM
7 2 (0.71%) MOM
8 1 (0.36%) Kibana
8 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 49 (17.50%) Oracle
2 49 (17.50%) SolarWinds
3 23 (8.21%) SAP
4 16 (5.71%) Cisco
5 15 (5.36%) Sun
6 13 (4.64%) Citrix
6 13 (4.64%) Veritas
6 13 (4.64%) VMware
7 9 (3.21%) Barracuda Networks
7 9 (3.21%) F5
7 9 (3.21%) Forcepoint
7 9 (3.21%) Juniper
7 9 (3.21%) Palo Alto
8 7 (2.50%) Sage
9 6 (2.14%) FIS
9 6 (2.14%) Meraki
9 6 (2.14%) WorldPay
10 3 (1.07%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.71%) MuleSoft