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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 57 75 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing PhD 18 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.49% 0.13% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.07% 0.46% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 11
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 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
223 216 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.84% 27.55% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 184 183 138
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +8.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 18 £40,000 +23.07% 3
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (83.87%) Multithreading
2 26 (83.87%) Computer Science
3 24 (77.42%) 3D Graphics
3 24 (77.42%) Mathematics
4 22 (70.97%) C++
5 21 (67.74%) Games
6 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
6 19 (61.29%) Physics
7 18 (58.06%) C#
8 16 (51.61%) OpenGL
8 16 (51.61%) DirectX
8 16 (51.61%) 3D Programming
8 16 (51.61%) Visualisation
8 16 (51.61%) HLSL
8 16 (51.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 15 (48.39%) Algorithms
10 14 (45.16%) Java
10 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
12 11 (35.48%) OOD
13 7 (22.58%) OO
14 5 (16.13%) Game Development
14 5 (16.13%) Windows
14 5 (16.13%) Linux
15 4 (12.90%) JUnit
15 4 (12.90%) Scrum
16 3 (9.68%) CUDA
17 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
17 1 (3.23%) Electronic Design Automation

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (12.90%) JUnit
General
1 21 (67.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineer
2 16 (51.61%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (48.39%) Software Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Developer
4 12 (38.71%) Java Developer
4 12 (38.71%) Java Software Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Programmer
5 7 (22.58%) Software Programmer
5 7 (22.58%) C++ Programmer
5 7 (22.58%) Graphics Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) OpenGL
1 16 (51.61%) DirectX
1 16 (51.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) Computer Science
2 24 (77.42%) 3D Graphics
2 24 (77.42%) Mathematics
3 19 (61.29%) Physics
4 16 (51.61%) Visualisation
5 15 (48.39%) Algorithms
6 3 (9.68%) CUDA
7 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Multithreading
2 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
3 16 (51.61%) 3D Programming
4 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
6 11 (35.48%) OOD
7 7 (22.58%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) Game Development
9 4 (12.90%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C++
2 18 (58.06%) C#
3 16 (51.61%) HLSL
4 14 (45.16%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Degree
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Up to £35000 + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago