Period
to 24 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Innovative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Innovative Thinking over the 6 months to 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
England > North East
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 80 103
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 1 14 11
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 1.25% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 1.34% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 11
Median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% -44.62% -
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Innovative Thinking is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 642 1,046 1,306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 93.04% 93.06% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 562 785 1,062
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,500 £22,229
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Innovative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Innovative Thinking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Innovative Thinking in the North East

Innovative Thinking
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Innovative Thinking in the North East.

Salary trend for Innovative Thinking in the North East

Innovative Thinking
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 Innovative Thinking within the North East region over the 6 months to 24 October 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 +8 1 £32,500 -2.26%
Innovative Thinking
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking 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 Innovative Thinking.

1 1 (100.00%) Selenium

Innovative Thinking
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst