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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 159 - 162
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 0 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.31% - 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% - 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 28
Average salary £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +9.75%
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
887 849 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 27.92% 27.09% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 650 664 874
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 6 £37,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £22,500 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
1 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 14 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
2 14 (58.33%) Web Development
2 14 (58.33%) Java
2 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) J2EE
2 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 14 (58.33%) EJB
2 14 (58.33%) JSP
2 14 (58.33%) Servlets
3 9 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 8 (33.33%) Signal Processing
5 7 (29.17%) Video Processing
5 7 (29.17%) ASIC
5 7 (29.17%) MATLAB
6 6 (25.00%) C++
6 6 (25.00%) C
6 6 (25.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Image Processing
8 4 (16.67%) Synopsys
8 4 (16.67%) Code Coverage
8 4 (16.67%) VHDL
8 4 (16.67%) Verilog
9 3 (12.50%) Tcl
9 3 (12.50%) Perl
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Graduate
2 14 (58.33%) Graduate Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Graduate Java Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) ASIC Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Computer Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) EJB
1 14 (58.33%) J2EE
1 14 (58.33%) JSP
1 14 (58.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) Computer Science
2 14 (58.33%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 7 (29.17%) ASIC
5 4 (16.67%) Verilog
5 4 (16.67%) VHDL
6 3 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 2 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Web Development
3 8 (33.33%) Signal Processing
4 7 (29.17%) Video Processing
5 5 (20.83%) Image Processing
6 4 (16.67%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Java
1 14 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 14 (58.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) MATLAB
3 6 (25.00%) C
3 6 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (12.50%) Tcl
5 2 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Synopsys