Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 17
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 156 109 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.36% 10.68% 14.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.45% 39.64% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 140 97 139
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +15.94% -8.00%
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,000 £19,350
90th Percentile £65,915 £56,900 £51,250
North East median annual salary £43,194 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.98% +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 322 275 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 27.57% 26.93% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 282 229 230
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,000 £37,062 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.32% -1.17% -
10th Percentile £22,525 £21,250 £20,425
90th Percentile £70,250 £53,340 £63,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 124 £48,500 +21.25% 42
Gateshead -8 19 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Sunderland -2 5 £22,500 -13.46% 1
North Shields - 5 £30,000 -
Jarrow - 2 £21,000 -
Degree
North East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (35.26%) HTML
3 53 (33.97%) Java
4 50 (32.05%) JavaScript
4 50 (32.05%) C#
5 43 (27.56%) .NET
6 42 (26.92%) Mentoring
7 39 (25.00%) SQL
8 38 (24.36%) SDLC
9 34 (21.79%) HTML5
9 34 (21.79%) Scrum
10 32 (20.51%) Software Engineering
10 32 (20.51%) Computer Science
11 31 (19.87%) OO
12 28 (17.95%) Microsoft
12 28 (17.95%) AngularJS
13 26 (16.67%) MVC
13 26 (16.67%) CSS
13 26 (16.67%) Oracle
14 24 (15.38%) Finance
14 24 (15.38%) Test Automation
15 21 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (13.46%) Node.js
15 21 (13.46%) Windows
16 20 (12.82%) Linux
17 19 (12.18%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (12.18%) Manufacturing
18 18 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
19 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET
19 16 (10.26%) C++

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 5 (3.21%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.21%) nginx
2 3 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) MTS
3 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.64%) SAS
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.64%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.13%) Office 365
3 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.64%) Boomi
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.77%) Firewall
2 5 (3.21%) DHCP
2 5 (3.21%) DNS
2 5 (3.21%) SSL
2 5 (3.21%) VLAN
2 5 (3.21%) VPN
3 2 (1.28%) LAN
3 2 (1.28%) VoIP
3 2 (1.28%) WAN
3 2 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.64%) Internet
4 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) NoSQL
2 14 (8.97%) Oracle Database
3 9 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (3.21%) MySQL
6 3 (1.92%) Big Data
6 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.28%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) GIS
8 1 (0.64%) QlikView
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (7.05%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.21%) Jasmine
3 5 (3.21%) JIRA
3 5 (3.21%) JUnit
3 5 (3.21%) Protractor
3 5 (3.21%) Selenium
3 5 (3.21%) TestNG
4 4 (2.56%) Maven
5 2 (1.28%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.28%) Subversion
6 1 (0.64%) Gradle
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 19 (12.18%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.13%) Advertising
4 6 (3.85%) Automotive
5 5 (3.21%) Retail
6 4 (2.56%) Banking
7 3 (1.92%) Games
8 2 (1.28%) Law
8 2 (1.28%) Legal
8 2 (1.28%) Marketing
9 1 (0.64%) Back Office
9 1 (0.64%) Electronics
9 1 (0.64%) French Language
9 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (36.54%) Developer
2 28 (17.95%) Architect
3 26 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 24 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 20 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (12.82%) C# Developer
6 17 (10.90%) Analyst
7 16 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Web Developer
9 10 (6.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Applications Architect
9 10 (6.41%) Lead Developer
9 10 (6.41%) Senior Architect
10 9 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Business Analyst
11 8 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (4.49%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (35.26%) HTML
2 43 (27.56%) .NET
3 34 (21.79%) HTML5
4 28 (17.95%) AngularJS
5 26 (16.67%) CSS
6 21 (13.46%) Node.js
7 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 15 (9.62%) Web Services
9 14 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (7.69%) React
12 10 (6.41%) Ajax
12 10 (6.41%) Spring
13 8 (5.13%) .NET Framework
13 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (5.13%) Entity Framework
14 7 (4.49%) XSLT
15 6 (3.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 6 (3.85%) REST
16 5 (3.21%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (12.18%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.77%) Virtual Team
5 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.28%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.28%) iSeries
8 2 (1.28%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.64%) Arduino
9 1 (0.64%) Clustering
9 1 (0.64%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.64%) Derivative
9 1 (0.64%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.64%) Life Science
9 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.46%) Windows
2 20 (12.82%) Linux
3 13 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.85%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.28%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.92%) Mentoring
3 38 (24.36%) SDLC
4 34 (21.79%) Scrum
5 32 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 31 (19.87%) OO
7 26 (16.67%) MVC
8 24 (15.38%) Test Automation
9 15 (9.62%) Open Source
9 15 (9.62%) Web Development
10 14 (8.97%) Software Testing
11 13 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 12 (7.69%) Microservices
13 11 (7.05%) ITIL
13 11 (7.05%) SOA
14 9 (5.77%) Migration
15 8 (5.13%) DevOps
15 8 (5.13%) Service Design
16 7 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (4.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (33.97%) Java
2 50 (32.05%) C#
2 50 (32.05%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.00%) SQL
4 16 (10.26%) C++
5 13 (8.33%) PHP
6 10 (6.41%) Python
6 10 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.77%) Scala
8 5 (3.21%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.56%) C
10 3 (1.92%) Ruby
11 2 (1.28%) R
11 2 (1.28%) RPG
12 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.64%) Go
12 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (5.77%) CISSP
1 9 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (5.13%) CISMP
3 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.21%) CCNA
4 5 (3.21%) CCNP
4 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.21%) CISM
4 5 (3.21%) ISEB
4 5 (3.21%) MCSA
4 5 (3.21%) MCSE
4 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (2.56%) CISA
5 4 (2.56%) CRISC
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.05%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (2.56%) PMO
4 2 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.28%) GDPR
4 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (3.21%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.21%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.28%) Docker
6 1 (0.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Data Guard
1 6 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.21%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.21%) HAProxy
3 4 (2.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.64%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.64%) Opsview
4 1 (0.64%) SCOM
4 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (4.49%) Citrix
4 6 (3.85%) VMware
5 3 (1.92%) IBM
6 2 (1.28%) Google
6 2 (1.28%) Twitter
7 1 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.64%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.64%) Splunk
7 1 (0.64%) Telerik
7 1 (0.64%) TIBCO