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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 - 73
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.35% - 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% - 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 29
Median salary £40,000 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 234 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 29.08% 28.50% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 238 392 375
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £17,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,225 £55,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 - 1
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for PhD.

1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
2 5 (55.56%) HTML5
2 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
2 5 (55.56%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
4 2 (22.22%) R
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Web Mining
5 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) C# Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Data Scientist
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithm Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) HTML5
1 5 (55.56%) REST
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
2 3 (33.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Web Mining
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) R
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Durham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago