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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / North East
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
153 148 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 23.04% 23.91% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 118 129 175
Median salary £29,000 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.12% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree