The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
North West / Cheshire
Rank 88 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.39% 0.075% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 0.31% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £37,230 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.87% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 322 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.68% 24.30% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 151 276 375
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

PhD Salary Trend in Cheshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cheshire

PhD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £37,500 -
Chester - 1 £52,500 -
PhD
North West

PhD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Big Data
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Linear Regression
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) R
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Linear Regression
2 2 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
2 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 2 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) R
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Tableau