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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank - 58 60
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - 1.50% 2.25%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.73% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 14
Median salary - £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
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
155 148 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.14% 31.62% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 121 133 154
Median salary £34,400 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.84% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear 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