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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 115 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.056% 0.47% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 1.84% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
418 544 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.37% 25.76% 31.48%
Number of salaries quoted 271 408 477
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PhD.

1 6 (75.00%) Python
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematical Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Statistical Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) R
2 5 (62.50%) SAS
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (12.50%) PTC
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Vision

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 (62.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PTC Creo
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Data Scientist
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematical Modelling
2 5 (62.50%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Vision
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Finite Element Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Pattern Recognition
4 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Sentiment Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) MATLAB
2 5 (62.50%) R
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) PTC
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