Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 24 22
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 214 79 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.63% 8.32% 11.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.01% 41.15% 44.62%
Number of salaries quoted 180 71 107
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £17,750 £26,000 £21,800
90th Percentile £70,500 £57,500 £73,000
North East median annual salary £44,625 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +11.56% +3.90% +14.11%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 389 192 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.59% 20.23% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 328 169 218
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £77,875 £52,750 £67,375
North East median annual salary £42,000 £37,062 £36,000
% change year-on-year +13.32% +2.95% +1.41%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 176 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Gateshead 0 28 £60,000 +50.00% 2
North Shields - 5 £30,000 - 1
Sunderland 0 4 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Degree.

1 119 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (36.92%) HTML
3 75 (35.05%) Java
3 75 (35.05%) JavaScript
4 74 (34.58%) C#
5 60 (28.04%) SQL
6 58 (27.10%) Microsoft
7 54 (25.23%) .NET
8 53 (24.77%) Mentoring
9 47 (21.96%) Scrum
10 46 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (21.03%) OO
11 45 (21.03%) Software Engineering
12 44 (20.56%) Manufacturing
13 43 (20.09%) SDLC
13 43 (20.09%) HTML5
14 42 (19.63%) AngularJS
15 38 (17.76%) MVC
16 37 (17.29%) Git (software)
17 34 (15.89%) Finance
17 34 (15.89%) Self-Motivation
18 33 (15.42%) CSS
18 33 (15.42%) Test Automation
19 31 (14.49%) C++
20 30 (14.02%) Web Services
21 29 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (13.08%) Node.js
23 27 (12.62%) NoSQL
24 26 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
24 26 (12.15%) Computer Science

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (3.27%) nginx
2 5 (2.34%) Confluence
2 5 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.87%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.47%) MTS
4 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.80%) Office 365
4 4 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.93%) Trello
6 1 (0.47%) Boomi
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) NuGet
6 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.14%) Firewall
1 11 (5.14%) SSL
2 5 (2.34%) DHCP
2 5 (2.34%) DNS
2 5 (2.34%) VLAN
2 5 (2.34%) VPN
3 2 (0.93%) SMS
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.62%) NoSQL
2 13 (6.07%) MongoDB
3 10 (4.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.34%) Big Data
5 5 (2.34%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.40%) MySQL
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 26 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (4.67%) Subversion
4 9 (4.21%) Mercurial
5 8 (3.74%) Jasmine
5 8 (3.74%) JUnit
5 8 (3.74%) Protractor
5 8 (3.74%) Selenium
5 8 (3.74%) TestNG
6 7 (3.27%) JIRA
6 7 (3.27%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.87%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.87%) Qt Creator
8 2 (0.93%) Moq
8 2 (0.93%) NSubstitute
8 2 (0.93%) NUnit
8 2 (0.93%) ProC
8 2 (0.93%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.47%) Maven
General
1 44 (20.56%) Manufacturing
2 34 (15.89%) Finance
3 12 (5.61%) Advertising
4 6 (2.80%) Automotive
4 6 (2.80%) Law
4 6 (2.80%) Retail
5 4 (1.87%) Electronics
6 3 (1.40%) Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Legal
7 2 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.47%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (30.84%) Developer
2 46 (21.50%) Architect
3 37 (17.29%) Consultant
4 33 (15.42%) Recruitment Consultant
5 30 (14.02%) Java Developer
6 25 (11.68%) .NET Developer
7 23 (10.75%) C# Developer
8 20 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (8.41%) Designer
9 18 (8.41%) Systems Architect
9 18 (8.41%) Systems Designer
10 17 (7.94%) Trainee
10 17 (7.94%) Trainee Consultant
10 17 (7.94%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
11 16 (7.48%) Applications Architect
12 14 (6.54%) Senior Architect
13 12 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) Software Developer
13 12 (5.61%) Web Developer
14 10 (4.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (36.92%) HTML
2 54 (25.23%) .NET
3 43 (20.09%) HTML5
4 42 (19.63%) AngularJS
5 33 (15.42%) CSS
6 30 (14.02%) Web Services
7 28 (13.08%) Node.js
8 20 (9.35%) XSLT
9 16 (7.48%) ASP.NET
10 15 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (5.61%) React
12 11 (5.14%) CherryPy
13 10 (4.67%) Spring
14 9 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (4.21%) jQuery
15 7 (3.27%) Ajax
15 7 (3.27%) REST
16 6 (2.80%) .NET Framework
16 6 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 6 (2.80%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.89%) Self-Motivation
2 29 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (12.15%) Computer Science
4 22 (10.28%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (4.21%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.21%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.27%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.34%) User Experience
8 4 (1.87%) Arduino
8 4 (1.87%) Life Science
8 4 (1.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.47%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.47%) Clustering
10 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.47%) Derivative
10 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.28%) Windows
2 19 (8.88%) Linux
3 14 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.40%) Unix
6 2 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.77%) Mentoring
3 47 (21.96%) Scrum
4 46 (21.50%) Problem-Solving
5 45 (21.03%) OO
5 45 (21.03%) Software Engineering
6 43 (20.09%) SDLC
7 38 (17.76%) MVC
8 33 (15.42%) Test Automation
9 24 (11.21%) SOA
10 23 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (9.81%) Business Development
11 21 (9.81%) Migration
12 20 (9.35%) Open Source
13 17 (7.94%) Process Improvement
14 16 (7.48%) Telesales
15 14 (6.54%) Microservices
16 13 (6.07%) Web Development
17 12 (5.61%) DevOps
18 11 (5.14%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.05%) Java
1 75 (35.05%) JavaScript
2 74 (34.58%) C#
3 60 (28.04%) SQL
4 31 (14.49%) C++
5 20 (9.35%) PHP
5 20 (9.35%) T-SQL
6 11 (5.14%) C
7 10 (4.67%) Scala
8 6 (2.80%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.80%) Python
9 3 (1.40%) Java 8
9 3 (1.40%) R
9 3 (1.40%) Ruby
10 2 (0.93%) Korn
10 2 (0.93%) Perl
10 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.47%) ABAP
11 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.67%) CISSP
2 8 (3.74%) CISMP
3 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.80%) ISEB
4 6 (2.80%) MCSE
5 5 (2.34%) CCNA
5 5 (2.34%) CCNP
5 5 (2.34%) CISA
5 5 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.34%) CISM
5 5 (2.34%) MCSA
6 4 (1.87%) CESG Certified Professional
6 4 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.87%) CRISC
7 3 (1.40%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.47%) APMP
9 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.87%) ISO 13485
2 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 4 (1.87%) PMO
2 4 (1.87%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.93%) GDPR
3 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.34%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.34%) Terminal Services
3 4 (1.87%) Firmware
4 2 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) HAProxy
2 5 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.47%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.88%) Oracle
3 5 (2.34%) Citrix
3 5 (2.34%) VMware
4 4 (1.87%) Atmel
4 4 (1.87%) Twitter
5 3 (1.40%) Lotus
6 2 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.47%) TIBCO