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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 48 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing PhD 16 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.77% 0.55% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.79% 2.33% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 9
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
116 129 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.36% 23.76% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 90 112 88
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 31 (100.00%) Degree
2 28 (90.32%) Computer Science
2 28 (90.32%) Multithreading
3 26 (83.87%) C++
4 24 (77.42%) Software Engineering
5 23 (74.19%) Mathematics
5 23 (74.19%) C#
5 23 (74.19%) 3D Graphics
6 21 (67.74%) Games
7 20 (64.52%) Physics
8 18 (58.06%) OpenGL
8 18 (58.06%) DirectX
8 18 (58.06%) 3D Programming
8 18 (58.06%) Visualisation
8 18 (58.06%) HLSL
8 18 (58.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 14 (45.16%) Algorithms
10 12 (38.71%) Java
10 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (32.26%) OOD
12 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
13 5 (16.13%) API Development
13 5 (16.13%) API Design
14 4 (12.90%) OO
15 3 (9.68%) Windows
15 3 (9.68%) Linux
15 3 (9.68%) Game Development
16 2 (6.45%) CUDA
16 2 (6.45%) JUnit
16 2 (6.45%) Scrum

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (6.45%) JUnit
General
1 21 (67.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Software Engineer
2 18 (58.06%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (41.94%) Software Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Programmer
4 8 (25.81%) C++ Programmer
4 8 (25.81%) Software Programmer
4 8 (25.81%) Graphics Programmer
5 7 (22.58%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) OpenGL
1 18 (58.06%) DirectX
1 18 (58.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 28 (90.32%) Computer Science
2 23 (74.19%) 3D Graphics
2 23 (74.19%) Mathematics
3 20 (64.52%) Physics
4 18 (58.06%) Visualisation
5 14 (45.16%) Algorithms
6 2 (6.45%) CUDA
7 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Multithreading
2 24 (77.42%) Software Engineering
3 18 (58.06%) 3D Programming
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (32.26%) OOD
6 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.13%) API Development
7 5 (16.13%) API Design
8 4 (12.90%) OO
9 3 (9.68%) Game Development
10 2 (6.45%) Scrum
11 1 (3.23%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) C++
2 23 (74.19%) C#
3 18 (58.06%) HLSL
4 12 (38.71%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Degree