Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 15 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 119 144 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.78% 12.78% 10.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.91% 47.06% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 91 132 101
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,875 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,540 £56,500
North East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%

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 271 306 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.55% 27.15% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 187 270 240
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £37,281
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +13.33% -0.58%
10th Percentile £26,992 £23,425 £21,250
90th Percentile £69,369 £70,725 £52,574
North East median annual salary £43,028 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.57% +6.67% +4.17%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -13 91 £47,500 -2.06% 50
Gateshead +10 9 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Sunderland +6 4 £40,000 +77.78% 2
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 -
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 68 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (55.46%) SQL
3 58 (48.74%) Java
4 44 (36.97%) HTML
4 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
5 40 (33.61%) Git (software)
5 40 (33.61%) NoSQL
5 40 (33.61%) AngularJS
6 38 (31.93%) C#
7 37 (31.09%) C++
8 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 33 (27.73%) MVC
10 32 (26.89%) Test Automation
10 32 (26.89%) Mentoring
11 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (20.17%) CSS
13 23 (19.33%) RESTful
13 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
14 22 (18.49%) Web Services
15 21 (17.65%) Node.js
16 20 (16.81%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (16.81%) Manufacturing
17 19 (15.97%) Subversion
17 19 (15.97%) Computer Science
17 19 (15.97%) OO
18 18 (15.13%) XSLT
18 18 (15.13%) SOA
18 18 (15.13%) T-SQL
18 18 (15.13%) Migration
18 18 (15.13%) Decision-Making

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 3 (2.52%) nginx
2 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.68%) Simulink
2 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.84%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (33.61%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.52%) GIS
4 1 (0.84%) Big Data
4 1 (0.84%) MS Access
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
4 1 (0.84%) RavenDB
4 1 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 40 (33.61%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.97%) Subversion
3 18 (15.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (12.61%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.36%) JIRA
6 3 (2.52%) Gradle
7 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.68%) Selenium
8 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.84%) gulp
8 1 (0.84%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.84%) JUnit
8 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.84%) Protractor
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.84%) TestNG
8 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (16.81%) Manufacturing
2 10 (8.40%) Finance
3 7 (5.88%) Games
4 4 (3.36%) Electronics
5 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.84%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Developer
2 18 (15.13%) Applications Architect
2 18 (15.13%) Architect
2 18 (15.13%) Java Developer
3 13 (10.92%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) Designer
4 12 (10.08%) Interaction Designer
5 10 (8.40%) Software Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Head of Architecture
7 7 (5.88%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.20%) Analyst
8 5 (4.20%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.20%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (4.20%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Recruitment Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (36.97%) HTML
2 40 (33.61%) AngularJS
3 24 (20.17%) CSS
4 23 (19.33%) RESTful
5 22 (18.49%) Web Services
6 21 (17.65%) Node.js
7 18 (15.13%) XSLT
8 14 (11.76%) .NET
9 10 (8.40%) React
10 6 (5.04%) Backbone.js
10 6 (5.04%) Java SE
11 5 (4.20%) Ember.js
11 5 (4.20%) JSON
12 4 (3.36%) HTML5
12 4 (3.36%) Vue.js
13 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
13 3 (2.52%) AWT
13 3 (2.52%) CherryPy
13 3 (2.52%) Swing
14 2 (1.68%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (21.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.13%) Algorithms
3 15 (12.61%) Data Structures
4 6 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.20%) User Experience
6 4 (3.36%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.68%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.04%) Linux
1 6 (5.04%) Windows
2 3 (2.52%) Windows Server
2 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) Software Engineering
3 33 (27.73%) MVC
4 32 (26.89%) Mentoring
4 32 (26.89%) Test Automation
5 23 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (16.81%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (15.97%) Computer Science
7 19 (15.97%) OO
8 18 (15.13%) Decision-Making
8 18 (15.13%) Migration
8 18 (15.13%) SOA
9 16 (13.45%) Prototyping
10 15 (12.61%) Mathematics
11 13 (10.92%) Coaching
12 12 (10.08%) Software Architecture
12 12 (10.08%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 11 (9.24%) OWASP
13 11 (9.24%) Web Development
14 10 (8.40%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 66 (55.46%) SQL
2 58 (48.74%) Java
3 38 (31.93%) C#
4 37 (31.09%) C++
5 35 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 18 (15.13%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.88%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.04%) Python
9 4 (3.36%) R
10 1 (0.84%) PHP
10 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (6.72%) PhD
3 2 (1.68%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.84%) HND
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Docker
1 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.52%) EMC
2 3 (2.52%) Tableau
3 2 (1.68%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.68%) Progress
4 1 (0.84%) Adaptive Insights
4 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.84%) Birst
4 1 (0.84%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.84%) SnapLogic
4 1 (0.84%) Workday