The first table below looks at the demand for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Coventry region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 55 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.18% 0.93% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 2.78% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
156 216 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 28.57% 33.54% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 130 203 111
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
West Midlands

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

PhD
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

PhD Salary Trend in Coventry

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Automotive
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) SPSS
4 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (40.00%) Physics
4 1 (20.00%) Social Media
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM