The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 49 50 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 15 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.12% 1.07% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.20% 4.44% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 15
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
PhD
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
163 90 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 33.89% 24.06% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 135 83 147
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,742 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £47,035
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 31 March 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 17 (73.91%) Mathematics
2 17 (73.91%) Computer Science
2 17 (73.91%) Multithreading
2 17 (73.91%) 3D Graphics
3 15 (65.22%) Games
4 12 (52.17%) Java
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
5 11 (47.83%) Physics
5 11 (47.83%) Algorithms
5 11 (47.83%) C++
6 10 (43.48%) OOD
7 9 (39.13%) C#
7 9 (39.13%) OpenGL
7 9 (39.13%) DirectX
7 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
7 9 (39.13%) 3D Programming
7 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
7 9 (39.13%) HLSL
7 9 (39.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 6 (26.09%) Game Development
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
8 6 (26.09%) Linux
8 6 (26.09%) OO
9 4 (17.39%) JUnit
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
10 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
10 2 (8.70%) Android
10 2 (8.70%) CUDA

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JUnit
General
1 15 (65.22%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Software Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Developer
2 12 (52.17%) Java Software Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) C++ Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) Graphics Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) OpenGL
1 9 (39.13%) DirectX
1 9 (39.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (73.91%) 3D Graphics
1 17 (73.91%) Mathematics
1 17 (73.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (47.83%) Physics
2 11 (47.83%) Algorithms
3 9 (39.13%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.70%) CUDA
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Multithreading
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Unit Testing
3 10 (43.48%) OOD
4 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) 3D Programming
5 6 (26.09%) Game Development
5 6 (26.09%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Information Security
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) C++
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 21 (91.30%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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