Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 109 117
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -14
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.21% 0.23% 0.066%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.72% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £46,250
England median annual salary £64,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.27% +10.00% -

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 302 414 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.28% 31.27% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 225 354 390
North East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,400 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £57,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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 -11 3 £40,000 - 2
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Java SE
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Games
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Swing
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) AWT
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Java SE
2 1 (33.33%) AWT
2 1 (33.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Degree