Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 11 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 117 134 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 10.25% 14.39% 12.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.76% 47.69% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 95 124 135
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,300
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,200 £63,000
North East median annual salary £47,541 £42,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.52% +5.63% +6.67%

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 245 281 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.47% 30.18% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 183 247 310
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,650 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -13 99 £50,000 +11.11% 39
Sunderland 0 5 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Gateshead +6 1 £35,000 - 5
Wallsend - 1 £30,000 -
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 69 (58.97%) SQL
2 57 (48.72%) Java
2 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (40.17%) Git (software)
4 45 (38.46%) HTML
5 44 (37.61%) JavaScript
6 43 (36.75%) AngularJS
7 42 (35.90%) Software Engineering
8 39 (33.33%) C#
9 38 (32.48%) MVC
10 36 (30.77%) C++
11 34 (29.06%) NoSQL
12 33 (28.21%) Mentoring
12 33 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (27.35%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (26.50%) Web Services
15 28 (23.93%) Test Automation
16 26 (22.22%) Manufacturing
16 26 (22.22%) Migration
17 25 (21.37%) XSLT
17 25 (21.37%) T-SQL
17 25 (21.37%) SOA
17 25 (21.37%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (16.24%) Subversion
20 18 (15.38%) CSS
20 18 (15.38%) Decision-Making
20 18 (15.38%) Algorithms
21 17 (14.53%) OO
21 17 (14.53%) RESTful

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 (2.56%) IIS
1 3 (2.56%) nginx
2 1 (0.85%) SAS
2 1 (0.85%) Wowza Streaming Engine
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.85%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Internet
2 3 (2.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.85%) LAN
4 1 (0.85%) SMS
4 1 (0.85%) VoIP
4 1 (0.85%) WAN
4 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.06%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.71%) GIS
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) DecisionStream
6 1 (0.85%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.85%) QlikView
6 1 (0.85%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 47 (40.17%) Git (software)
2 25 (21.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (16.24%) Subversion
4 15 (12.82%) Mercurial
5 3 (2.56%) JIRA
6 2 (1.71%) Gradle
6 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 2 (1.71%) VTune
7 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.85%) gulp
7 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.85%) ProC
7 1 (0.85%) Protractor
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.85%) TestNG
7 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
3 6 (5.13%) Games
4 3 (2.56%) Automotive
4 3 (2.56%) Electronics
4 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Law
6 1 (0.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (30.77%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) Architect
3 25 (21.37%) Applications Architect
4 17 (14.53%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Consultant
6 9 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 9 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Designer
8 6 (5.13%) Interaction Designer
8 6 (5.13%) Recruitment Consultant
8 6 (5.13%) Security Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.27%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.27%) Trainee
9 5 (4.27%) Trainee Consultant
9 5 (4.27%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (38.46%) HTML
2 43 (36.75%) AngularJS
3 31 (26.50%) Web Services
4 25 (21.37%) XSLT
5 18 (15.38%) CSS
6 17 (14.53%) RESTful
7 15 (12.82%) Node.js
8 10 (8.55%) React
9 8 (6.84%) .NET
10 6 (5.13%) Backbone.js
11 5 (4.27%) Ember.js
11 5 (4.27%) JSON
12 4 (3.42%) HTML5
12 4 (3.42%) Java SE
12 4 (3.42%) Vue.js
13 3 (2.56%) Ajax
13 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
13 3 (2.56%) CherryPy
13 3 (2.56%) jQuery
14 2 (1.71%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.38%) Algorithms
3 15 (12.82%) Data Structures
4 10 (8.55%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (5.13%) CESG
7 3 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.71%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.71%) User Experience
9 1 (0.85%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.85%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.85%) Life Science
9 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) Media Streaming
9 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.85%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) Windows
2 5 (4.27%) Linux
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) Unix
5 1 (0.85%) Solaris
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.90%) Software Engineering
3 38 (32.48%) MVC
4 33 (28.21%) Mentoring
5 32 (27.35%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (23.93%) Test Automation
7 26 (22.22%) Migration
8 25 (21.37%) SOA
9 22 (18.80%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (15.38%) Decision-Making
11 17 (14.53%) OO
12 15 (12.82%) Mathematics
13 9 (7.69%) Physics
13 9 (7.69%) TDD
13 9 (7.69%) Web Development
14 8 (6.84%) Prototyping
15 7 (5.98%) Coaching
15 7 (5.98%) OWASP
15 7 (5.98%) Scrum
16 6 (5.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 69 (58.97%) SQL
2 57 (48.72%) Java
3 44 (37.61%) JavaScript
4 39 (33.33%) C#
5 36 (30.77%) C++
6 25 (21.37%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.13%) Python
8 5 (4.27%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.42%) R
10 2 (1.71%) C
11 1 (0.85%) HLSL
11 1 (0.85%) Korn
11 1 (0.85%) Perl
11 1 (0.85%) PHP
11 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (8.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (5.98%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.13%) CEH
3 6 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (5.13%) CISM
3 6 (5.13%) CISSP
3 6 (5.13%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 6 (5.13%) SSCP
4 4 (3.42%) PhD
5 2 (1.71%) HND
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.85%) CCNA
6 1 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.42%) Tableau
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle
4 1 (0.85%) Cisco
4 1 (0.85%) Citrix
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos
4 1 (0.85%) EMC
4 1 (0.85%) Lotus
4 1 (0.85%) Meraki
4 1 (0.85%) Sitecore