The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 140 162 172
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Permanent jobs citing PhD 36 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.14% 2.35% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 15 19
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
PhD
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
870 978 1044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 26.44% 26.33% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 667 743 871
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

PhD
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

PhD Salary Trend in the East Midlands

PhD
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

PhD
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire +21 23 £40,000 - 2
Leicestershire +11 13 £40,000 - 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PhD.

1 32 (72.73%) Degree
2 26 (59.09%) C++
3 25 (56.82%) Algorithms
4 24 (54.55%) Mathematics
5 23 (52.27%) Windows
6 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
7 21 (47.73%) MATLAB
8 20 (45.45%) Video Processing
8 20 (45.45%) Signal Processing
9 19 (43.18%) ASIC
10 17 (38.64%) Games
10 17 (38.64%) Physics
11 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
12 15 (34.09%) C
12 15 (34.09%) Image Processing
13 12 (27.27%) C#
14 11 (25.00%) Linux
14 11 (25.00%) Aerospace
15 10 (22.73%) VHDL
15 10 (22.73%) Verilog
15 10 (22.73%) Python
15 10 (22.73%) Tcl
15 10 (22.73%) Code Coverage
15 10 (22.73%) Perl
15 10 (22.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 10 (22.73%) Synopsys
15 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
16 7 (15.91%) SDLC
16 7 (15.91%) Prototyping
16 7 (15.91%) WPF

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (2.27%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (38.64%) Games
2 11 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (11.36%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) ASIC Design Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) ASIC Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Hardware Design Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Hardware Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) .NET Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) C# WCF Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) WCF Developer
6 5 (11.36%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Computer Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
1 7 (15.91%) WPF
2 6 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (13.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (13.64%) HTML
2 6 (13.64%) HTML5
2 6 (13.64%) jQuery
2 6 (13.64%) MFC
2 6 (13.64%) OpenGL
2 6 (13.64%) Silverlight
2 6 (13.64%) STL
2 6 (13.64%) WCF
3 1 (2.27%) OpenCL
3 1 (2.27%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Algorithms
2 24 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 22 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 19 (43.18%) ASIC
5 17 (38.64%) Physics
6 10 (22.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 10 (22.73%) Verilog
6 10 (22.73%) VHDL
7 5 (11.36%) Robotics
8 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (2.27%) CUDA
9 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (52.27%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Signal Processing
1 20 (45.45%) Video Processing
2 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 15 (34.09%) Image Processing
4 10 (22.73%) Code Coverage
5 7 (15.91%) Prototyping
5 7 (15.91%) SDLC
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Multithreading
6 6 (13.64%) Web Development
7 5 (11.36%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) Analytics
9 1 (2.27%) Data Acquisition
9 1 (2.27%) Logistics
9 1 (2.27%) Machine Learning
9 1 (2.27%) Monte Carlo Method
9 1 (2.27%) MVVM
9 1 (2.27%) Statistical Analysis
9 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) C++
2 21 (47.73%) MATLAB
3 15 (34.09%) C
4 12 (27.27%) C#
5 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 10 (22.73%) Perl
5 10 (22.73%) Python
5 10 (22.73%) Tcl
6 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Synopsys
2 1 (2.27%) SIMUL8
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