The first table below looks at the demand for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 59 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.73% 1.88% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 7.84% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 102 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 23.68% 23.94% 21.08%
Number of salaries quoted 106 87 88
Average salary £36,000 £34,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
PhD
Tyne and Wear

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

PhD
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

PhD Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

PhD
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

PhD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) C++
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (57.14%) OOD
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 3 (42.86%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
6 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (14.29%) Games
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (14.29%) CUDA
7 1 (14.29%) Game Development
7 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 1 (14.29%) Physics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Research Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree