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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 116 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 0.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.31% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
520 583 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.15% 32.23% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 397 506 359
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
1 13 (100.00%) Big Data
1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (76.92%) Greenplum
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) MuleSoft
2 10 (76.92%) Spring XD
2 10 (76.92%) Translating Business Requirements
2 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
2 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) Puppet
2 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
2 10 (76.92%) Data Visualisation
2 10 (76.92%) Node.js
2 10 (76.92%) Neo4j
2 10 (76.92%) Big Data Analytics
2 10 (76.92%) Talend
2 10 (76.92%) Hortonworks
2 10 (76.92%) Cloudera
2 10 (76.92%) Data Analytics
2 10 (76.92%) GitHub
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) Middleware
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) XML
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) Python
2 10 (76.92%) ETL

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (76.92%) Node.js
2 3 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) Big Data
2 10 (76.92%) MongoDB
2 10 (76.92%) Neo4j
2 10 (76.92%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
1 10 (76.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) French Language
1 3 (23.08%) German Language
1 3 (23.08%) Italian Language
1 3 (23.08%) Russian Language
1 3 (23.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Consultant
2 10 (76.92%) Big Data Consultant
2 10 (76.92%) Data Consultant
2 10 (76.92%) Data Scientist
3 8 (61.54%) Analyst
3 8 (61.54%) Big Data Analyst
3 8 (61.54%) Business Analyst
3 8 (61.54%) Business Consultant
3 8 (61.54%) Data Analyst
3 8 (61.54%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Management Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Information Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) Middleware
1 10 (76.92%) Spring XD
1 10 (76.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
2 10 (76.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Big Data Analytics
2 10 (76.92%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (76.92%) Data Analytics
2 10 (76.92%) Data Visualisation
2 10 (76.92%) DevOps
2 10 (76.92%) ETL
2 10 (76.92%) Information Management
2 10 (76.92%) Open Source
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (23.08%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) OOP
3 3 (23.08%) Operations Research
3 3 (23.08%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (23.08%) Quantitative Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cloudera
1 10 (76.92%) Greenplum
1 10 (76.92%) Hortonworks
1 10 (76.92%) MuleSoft
1 10 (76.92%) Talend