Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 17 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 57 97 185
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.58% 10.29% 13.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.88% 40.25% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 51 140
Median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £35,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +4.31% -7.82%
10th Percentile £29,750 £19,750 £17,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £63,750 £63,750
North East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -11.39%

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 127 241 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.13% 25.56% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 88 150 272
Median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,450 £18,138
90th Percentile £57,000 £67,500 £69,875
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Degree in Tyne and Wear

Degree
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 36 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Gateshead -1 21 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 33 (57.89%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (50.88%) Java
3 29 (50.88%) SQL
4 28 (49.12%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (42.11%) C#
6 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
7 22 (38.60%) C++
8 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
9 19 (33.33%) HTML
10 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
11 16 (28.07%) Manufacturing
11 16 (28.07%) Migration
11 16 (28.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
11 16 (28.07%) Web Services
11 16 (28.07%) XSLT
11 16 (28.07%) SOA
11 16 (28.07%) MVC
11 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
11 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
11 16 (28.07%) Technology Roadmap
12 13 (22.81%) Finance
12 13 (22.81%) OO
13 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
14 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
15 7 (12.28%) Sage
15 7 (12.28%) Wealth Management
15 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
15 7 (12.28%) Computer Science Degree

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 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) AWS
1 2 (3.51%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
1 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.51%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 2 (3.51%) Redis
5 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.77%) Mercurial
3 5 (8.77%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.51%) Gatling
4 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.51%) JMeter
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
General
1 16 (28.07%) Manufacturing
2 13 (22.81%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Architect
2 15 (26.32%) Applications Architect
3 13 (22.81%) Software Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Team Leader
7 6 (10.53%) Java Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.77%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Software Team Leader
9 4 (7.02%) Lead Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Lead Software Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
2 16 (28.07%) Web Services
2 16 (28.07%) XSLT
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) CSS3
3 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.26%) HTML5
3 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.26%) Spring
4 2 (3.51%) JPA
4 2 (3.51%) JTA
4 2 (3.51%) Node.js
4 2 (3.51%) Servlets
5 1 (1.75%) Keras
5 1 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.75%) PyTorch
5 1 (1.75%) TensorFlow
5 1 (1.75%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (49.12%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.77%) Data Structures
4 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (7.02%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.26%) User Experience
7 2 (3.51%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) CentOS
2 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.75%) Debian
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Problem-Solving
2 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
4 16 (28.07%) Mentoring
4 16 (28.07%) Migration
4 16 (28.07%) MVC
4 16 (28.07%) SOA
4 16 (28.07%) Technology Roadmap
5 13 (22.81%) OO
6 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
7 7 (12.28%) Data Science
7 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.28%) Wealth Management
8 6 (10.53%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) ITIL
8 6 (10.53%) Mathematics
8 6 (10.53%) Project Delivery
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.77%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
1 29 (50.88%) SQL
2 24 (42.11%) C#
3 22 (38.60%) C++
4 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
5 16 (28.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.02%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) Go
7 1 (1.75%) Julia
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
7 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.26%) PhD
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) COBIT
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Sage
2 2 (3.51%) Citrix
2 2 (3.51%) MobileIron
2 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Nasuni
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) VMware