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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 46 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.49% 0.90% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 2.96% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
109 169 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 27.18% 30.45% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 111 86
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 26 (96.30%) Computer Science
2 26 (96.30%) C++
2 26 (96.30%) Multithreading
3 24 (88.89%) Software Engineering
4 23 (85.19%) C#
5 17 (62.96%) 3D Graphics
5 17 (62.96%) Mathematics
6 16 (59.26%) Physics
7 15 (55.56%) Games
8 14 (51.85%) OpenGL
8 14 (51.85%) DirectX
8 14 (51.85%) 3D Programming
8 14 (51.85%) Visualisation
8 14 (51.85%) HLSL
8 14 (51.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 12 (44.44%) Java
9 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (37.04%) OOD
10 10 (37.04%) Algorithms
11 9 (33.33%) API Development
11 9 (33.33%) API Design
12 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 2 (7.41%) CUDA
13 2 (7.41%) OO
14 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
14 1 (3.70%) Electronic Design Automation
14 1 (3.70%) C
14 1 (3.70%) Windows
14 1 (3.70%) Linux

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

General
1 15 (55.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 14 (51.85%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (48.15%) Software Developer
3 13 (48.15%) Developer
4 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 9 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (22.22%) Graphics Programmer
5 6 (22.22%) Software Programmer
5 6 (22.22%) C++ Programmer
5 6 (22.22%) Programmer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (7.41%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) OpenGL
1 14 (51.85%) DirectX
1 14 (51.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 26 (96.30%) Computer Science
2 17 (62.96%) 3D Graphics
2 17 (62.96%) Mathematics
3 16 (59.26%) Physics
4 14 (51.85%) Visualisation
5 10 (37.04%) Algorithms
6 2 (7.41%) CUDA
7 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Multithreading
2 24 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 14 (51.85%) 3D Programming
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) OOD
6 9 (33.33%) API Development
6 9 (33.33%) API Design
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) OO
9 1 (3.70%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (3.70%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C++
2 23 (85.19%) C#
3 14 (51.85%) HLSL
4 12 (44.44%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Degree