The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Sunderland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 5 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 8 0 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sunderland 22.86% - 25.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 14
Average salary £50,000 - £36,250
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
PhD
Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Sunderland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sunderland 57.14% 36.84% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 20
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Sunderland

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Sunderland

PhD
Salary Trend in Sunderland

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

PhD Salary Trend in Sunderland

PhD
Salary Histogram in Sunderland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Sunderland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Sunderland

PhD
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Sunderland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sunderland 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 19 (100.00%) Degree
2 15 (78.95%) Multithreading
2 15 (78.95%) 3D Graphics
3 13 (68.42%) Games
3 13 (68.42%) Mathematics
3 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
3 13 (68.42%) Algorithms
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
4 12 (63.16%) Java
5 10 (52.63%) OOD
6 9 (47.37%) C++
6 9 (47.37%) Physics
7 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
7 7 (36.84%) HLSL
7 7 (36.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 7 (36.84%) 3D Programming
7 7 (36.84%) Visualisation
7 7 (36.84%) C#
7 7 (36.84%) OpenGL
7 7 (36.84%) DirectX
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) OO
8 6 (31.58%) Game Development
9 4 (21.05%) JUnit
9 4 (21.05%) Scrum
10 2 (10.53%) CUDA

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Sunderland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sunderland 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 (21.05%) JUnit
General
1 13 (68.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Java Developer
1 12 (63.16%) Java Software Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) OpenGL
1 7 (36.84%) DirectX
1 7 (36.84%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) 3D Graphics
2 13 (68.42%) Mathematics
2 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
2 13 (68.42%) Algorithms
3 9 (47.37%) Physics
4 7 (36.84%) Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Multithreading
2 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) OOD
4 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
4 7 (36.84%) 3D Programming
5 6 (31.58%) Game Development
5 6 (31.58%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Degree