Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 121 103
Rank change year-on-year +27 -18 +1
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.90% 0.064% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 1
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £28,252 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £44,750 £42,500 £46,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

PhD is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 322 434 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.14% 27.68% 26.95%
Number of salaries quoted 227 385 297
North East median annual salary £43,028 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.57% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £69,369 £70,250 £52,795
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing PhD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for PhD 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 in the North East.

Salary trend for PhD in the North East

PhD
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in the North East over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for PhD in the North East

PhD
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 12 £40,000 - 2
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North East region with a requirement for PhD.

1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (50.00%) Physics
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Java SE
2 6 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) C++
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Games
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Cybercrime
3 4 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 4 (33.33%) Deep Learning
4 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) GIS
4 3 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (25.00%) Swing
4 3 (25.00%) OOD
4 3 (25.00%) AWT
4 3 (25.00%) Gradle
5 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) EMC

PhD
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Gradle
General
1 6 (50.00%) Games
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 3 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Java SE
2 4 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (25.00%) AWT
3 3 (25.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cybercrime
2 3 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (50.00%) Physics
1 6 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Deep Learning
2 4 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) OOD
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 2 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C#
1 6 (50.00%) C++
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) EMC