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 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 68 71 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing PhD 16 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.04% 0.38% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 1.46% 5.33%
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
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
200 206 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.54% 25.85% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 168 173 143
Average salary £34,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.84% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 16 £40,000 +23.07%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 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 the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

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
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
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