Period
to 29 November 2020

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 29 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
England > North East
6 months to
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 19 23
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Degree 59 104 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 7.60% 9.02% 9.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.76% 44.26% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52 41 109
Median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -7.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £26,850
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £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 121 235 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.59% 20.38% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 98 140 219
Median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,125 £21,250 £25,550
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,625
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 29 November 2020.

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 29 November 2020. 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 +9 47 £45,000 -30.77% 22
Durham -18 8 £37,500 -19.35% 15
Degree
England

For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, 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 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) Java
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
4 19 (32.20%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
6 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
6 15 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
8 13 (22.03%) Windows
8 13 (22.03%) OO
8 13 (22.03%) NoSQL
8 13 (22.03%) Data Structures
8 13 (22.03%) Algorithms
8 13 (22.03%) Decision-Making
9 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
9 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (20.34%) C++
10 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (18.64%) Subversion
10 11 (18.64%) Mercurial
11 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
11 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
11 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
12 9 (15.25%) Migration
12 9 (15.25%) Web Services
12 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
12 9 (15.25%) Technology Roadmap
13 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (13.56%) HTML

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 3 (5.08%) IIS
1 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.39%) Apache
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
3 1 (1.69%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Office 365
2 5 (8.47%) Azure
3 3 (5.08%) AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.39%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.39%) npm
4 2 (3.39%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) DNS
1 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
3 2 (3.39%) VoIP
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) FTP
4 1 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) SSL
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.08%) Power BI
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.39%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) Redis
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.64%) Mercurial
2 11 (18.64%) Subversion
3 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.69%) GitLab
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Legal
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Architect
2 12 (20.34%) Developer
2 12 (20.34%) Software Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Java Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.39%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Security Specialist
9 2 (3.39%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) AngularJS
2 9 (15.25%) Web Services
3 8 (13.56%) HTML
3 8 (13.56%) XSLT
4 4 (6.78%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.08%) Spring
6 2 (3.39%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.39%) JPA
6 2 (3.39%) JTA
6 2 (3.39%) LDAP
6 2 (3.39%) Node.js
6 2 (3.39%) REST
6 2 (3.39%) Servlets
7 1 (1.69%) Sensu
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.69%) XML
7 1 (1.69%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (22.03%) Algorithms
2 13 (22.03%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.47%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) User Experience
6 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.17%) Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (3.39%) CentOS
5 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.39%) Unix
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.69%) Debian
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
3 15 (25.42%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (22.03%) Decision-Making
4 13 (22.03%) OO
5 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.25%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.25%) Migration
6 9 (15.25%) Technology Roadmap
7 8 (13.56%) MVC
7 8 (13.56%) Project Management
7 8 (13.56%) SOA
8 7 (11.86%) Business Case
8 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
8 7 (11.86%) ITIL
9 6 (10.17%) Scrum
10 5 (8.47%) High Availability
10 5 (8.47%) Workflow
11 4 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) Java
3 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.34%) C++
5 8 (13.56%) C#
5 8 (13.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Jython
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) Python
6 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) MCSE
3 6 (10.17%) MCSA
4 4 (6.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) HND
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) COBIT
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.78%) Docker
3 4 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.39%) NFS
5 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Ansible
1 1 (1.69%) Consul
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Terraform
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) Nasuni
4 2 (3.39%) QAD
4 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Meridio
5 1 (1.69%) Novell
5 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.69%) Virgin Media