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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank - 10 9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sunderland - 19.30% 15.69%
As % of the Qualifications category - 34.38% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 8
Average salary - £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
5 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sunderland 31.25% 56.14% 37.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 32 11
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Sunderland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) OOD
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) Computer Science
2 10 (90.91%) Multithreading
3 9 (81.82%) API Development
3 9 (81.82%) API Design
3 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (81.82%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Game Development
5 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (9.09%) Games
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) OO

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Sunderland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# GUI Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Software Developer
2 9 (81.82%) GUI Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) OOD
2 10 (90.91%) Multithreading
3 9 (81.82%) API Design
3 9 (81.82%) API Development
3 9 (81.82%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Game Development
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree