The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 74 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.27% 2.16% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 8.04% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 8
Average salary £35,000 £40,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.58% +5.19%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
213 199 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.26% 26.86% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 185 165 175
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £21,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
England

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -13 2 £35,000 -13.58%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (100.00%) C++
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (84.62%) Computer Science
3 11 (84.62%) Java
3 11 (84.62%) Multithreading
4 10 (76.92%) 3D Graphics
4 10 (76.92%) OO
4 10 (76.92%) OOD
4 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
4 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
4 10 (76.92%) Physics
5 9 (69.23%) UML
5 9 (69.23%) Visualisation
5 9 (69.23%) Parallel Programming
6 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) C#
7 1 (7.69%) CUDA

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Software Developer
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Research Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Computer Science
2 10 (76.92%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
2 10 (76.92%) Physics
3 9 (69.23%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) CUDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Multithreading
3 10 (76.92%) OO
3 10 (76.92%) OOD
3 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
4 9 (69.23%) UML
4 9 (69.23%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (84.62%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree