The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 137 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,266 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.16% -
PhD
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
647 496 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.84% 26.20% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 420 387 691
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PhD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

PhD Salary Trend in Birmingham

PhD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PhD.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) R
2 5 (71.43%) Machine Learning
2 5 (71.43%) Statistical Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) SAS
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (14.29%) PTC
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) Finite Element Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) PTC Creo
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PTC Creo
General
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Data Scientist
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Analytics
2 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Machine Learning
2 5 (71.43%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Development
3 1 (14.29%) CAD
3 1 (14.29%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) R
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) PTC