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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 159 167 182
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +15
Permanent jobs citing PhD 16 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.71% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 2.27% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 7
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
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
760 1190 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.10% 31.23% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 567 886 892
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,152 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Leicestershire +3 9 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire +6 6 £36,000 +20.00% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 1 £27,500 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 43 (82.69%) Degree
2 28 (53.85%) Mathematics
2 28 (53.85%) C++
3 27 (51.92%) Algorithms
4 24 (46.15%) Windows
5 22 (42.31%) ASIC
5 22 (42.31%) MATLAB
5 22 (42.31%) Physics
5 22 (42.31%) Computer Science
5 22 (42.31%) Video Processing
5 22 (42.31%) Signal Processing
6 21 (40.38%) Software Engineering
7 17 (32.69%) Games
8 16 (30.77%) Linux
9 15 (28.85%) Code Coverage
9 15 (28.85%) VHDL
9 15 (28.85%) Verilog
9 15 (28.85%) Synopsys
10 14 (26.92%) C#
11 12 (23.08%) C
11 12 (23.08%) Python
11 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
11 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (23.08%) Image Processing
12 11 (21.15%) Aerospace
13 8 (15.38%) WPF
13 8 (15.38%) .NET
13 8 (15.38%) SDLC
14 7 (13.46%) Perl
14 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (32.69%) Games
2 11 (21.15%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.62%) Avionics
3 5 (9.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Software Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) Developer
4 15 (28.85%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 15 (28.85%) ASIC Engineer
4 15 (28.85%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 15 (28.85%) Hardware Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 8 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
7 6 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
7 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (11.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (11.54%) C# WCF Developer
7 6 (11.54%) WCF Developer
8 5 (9.62%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Computer Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Computer Vision Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
1 8 (15.38%) WPF
2 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
2 6 (11.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (11.54%) HTML
2 6 (11.54%) HTML5
2 6 (11.54%) jQuery
2 6 (11.54%) MFC
2 6 (11.54%) OpenGL
2 6 (11.54%) Silverlight
2 6 (11.54%) STL
2 6 (11.54%) WCF
3 5 (9.62%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 28 (53.85%) Mathematics
2 27 (51.92%) Algorithms
3 22 (42.31%) ASIC
3 22 (42.31%) Computer Science
3 22 (42.31%) Physics
4 15 (28.85%) Verilog
4 15 (28.85%) VHDL
5 7 (13.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 5 (9.62%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Signal Processing
1 22 (42.31%) Video Processing
2 21 (40.38%) Software Engineering
3 15 (28.85%) Code Coverage
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (23.08%) Image Processing
5 8 (15.38%) SDLC
6 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.54%) Prototyping
6 6 (11.54%) Web Development
7 5 (9.62%) Computer Vision
7 5 (9.62%) Embedded Software Development
7 5 (9.62%) Scrum
8 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) MVVM
8 2 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) C++
2 22 (42.31%) MATLAB
3 14 (26.92%) C#
4 12 (23.08%) Bash Shell
4 12 (23.08%) C
4 12 (23.08%) Python
5 7 (13.46%) Perl
5 7 (13.46%) Tcl
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (82.69%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Synopsys
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