Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graduate was £22,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Graduate
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 94 100
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Graduate 23 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.70% 1.53% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.62% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 33
North East median annual salary £22,500 £21,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £17,000 £17,750 £19,050
90th Percentile £27,650 £46,250 £29,600
England median annual salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1305 1420 1512
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 94.48% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1222 1304
North East median annual salary £39,131 £39,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.33% +3.31% +7.15%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in the North East

Graduate
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graduate in the North East.

Salary trend for Graduate in the North East

Graduate
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graduate in the North East

Graduate
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 Graduate within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +6 13 £22,250 +3.49% 2
Durham - 10 £22,500 - 3
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Graduate job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) MVC
5 5 (21.74%) SMS
5 5 (21.74%) Physics
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
6 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
6 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) OOP
7 3 (13.04%) Python
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) PHP
7 3 (13.04%) SEO
7 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) Marketing
7 3 (13.04%) WCF

Graduate Skill Set
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 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) SMS
2 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Power BI
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Spotfire
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) WCF
2 3 (13.04%) WPF
3 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Core
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) React
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) Physics
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
3 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
4 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) Online Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) SEO
5 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.70%) Economics
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Statistics
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
1 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) C++
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Ruby
5 2 (8.70%) R
5 2 (8.70%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Ansible
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) Google