The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 59 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.61% 1.19% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 4.69% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
PhD
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
204 128 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.86% 25.45% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 139 110 117
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

PhD
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

PhD Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

PhD
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

PhD
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
(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
Sunderland -2 4 £38,750 -8.82%
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 4 £38,750 -8.82% 1
PhD
North East

PhD
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Game Development

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OOD
1 5 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
Newcastle upon Tyne
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago