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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
560 528 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.27% 28.19% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 424 468 434
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,642 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 5 (100.00%) Fortran
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Physics
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 5 (100.00%) Pattern Recognition
1 5 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 5 (100.00%) Probability Theory
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (100.00%) Linear Algebra
1 5 (100.00%) GNU Octave

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) GNU Octave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Mining
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 5 (100.00%) Physics
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 5 (100.00%) Pattern Recognition
1 5 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 5 (100.00%) Probability Theory
1 5 (100.00%) Linear Algebra
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Fortran