The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 64 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.50% - 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% - 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
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 Coventry region.

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
127 148 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 21.10% 28.85% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 113 134 148
Average salary £38,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.46% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8 (100.00%) Automotive
2 6 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (75.00%) Games
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (75.00%) UML
2 6 (75.00%) OOD
2 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Physics
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Social Media
3 2 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) SPSS
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) C++

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Automotive
2 6 (75.00%) Games
2 6 (75.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Software Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Agile C# Developer
1 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Research Scientist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (75.00%) Physics
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) UML
1 6 (75.00%) OOD
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
2 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM