The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 60 64 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.48% 0.75% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 2.76% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
PhD
England

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
260 181 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.06% 27.26% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 177 159 173
Average salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PhD
Salary Trend in the North East

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

PhD Salary Trend in the North East

PhD
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the North East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in the North East

PhD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the North East region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +2 12 £40,000 -5.88%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 8 (57.14%) CISMP
2 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) CISSP
2 8 (57.14%) CISM
2 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 8 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (42.86%) Mobile Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 6 (42.86%) Mobile Commerce
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) OOD
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Game Development
5 3 (21.43%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (21.43%) Games
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (14.29%) Information Management
6 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 8 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 8 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (42.86%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (21.43%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 6 (42.86%) Mobile Commerce
2 6 (42.86%) OOD
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Game Development
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Information Management
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CISMP
1 8 (57.14%) CISSP
1 8 (57.14%) CISM
2 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001