The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / East of England
Rank 107 208 251
Rank change year-on-year
+101 +43
Permanent jobs citing PhD 142 59 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.43% 0.83% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.46% 2.81% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 96 39 15
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1678 2096 2157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.68% 29.36% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1604 1723
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PhD
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

PhD Salary Trend in the East of England

PhD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

PhD Salary Histogram in the East of England

PhD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +55 105 £65,000 +52.94% 29
Hertfordshire +32 31 £35,000 +9.37% 5
Norfolk -11 5 £45,850 +31.00%
Essex +15 1 £44,296 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 of England region with a requirement for PhD.

1 156 (70.91%) C++
2 128 (58.18%) Mathematics
3 120 (54.55%) Degree
4 118 (53.64%) Physics
5 116 (52.73%) Computer Science
6 114 (51.82%) Software Engineering
7 106 (48.18%) Java
8 99 (45.00%) Algorithms
9 95 (43.18%) Python
10 94 (42.73%) C#
11 87 (39.55%) Machine Learning
12 68 (30.91%) C
13 52 (23.64%) Linux
14 35 (15.91%) Windows
14 35 (15.91%) .NET
15 33 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
16 32 (14.55%) Telecoms
16 32 (14.55%) Multithreading
17 28 (12.73%) OO
18 24 (10.91%) Deep Learning
19 23 (10.45%) Distributed Algorithms
20 22 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
20 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (10.00%) Reinforcement Learning
21 21 (9.55%) HTML
22 20 (9.09%) JavaScript
22 20 (9.09%) CSS
22 20 (9.09%) Aerospace
23 19 (8.64%) Web Development
24 18 (8.18%) Computer Vision

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (2.73%) SAS
2 4 (1.82%) DNN
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Simulink
2 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
2 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.73%) Bluetooth
2 6 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.27%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.91%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.45%) 3G
5 1 (0.45%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.45%) 4G
5 1 (0.45%) GSM
5 1 (0.45%) Intelligent Network
5 1 (0.45%) Internet
5 1 (0.45%) LTE
5 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.09%) Big Data
2 7 (3.18%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (7.73%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.91%) LabVIEW
3 8 (3.64%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (14.55%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.09%) Aerospace
3 17 (7.73%) Electronics
4 10 (4.55%) Games
5 9 (4.09%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.36%) Finance
7 2 (0.91%) Automotive
8 1 (0.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 68 (30.91%) Developer
3 45 (20.45%) Graduate
4 36 (16.36%) Software Developer
5 31 (14.09%) Java Engineer
6 28 (12.73%) C++ Software Engineer
6 28 (12.73%) Graduate Developer
7 26 (11.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 25 (11.36%) Graduate Software Developer
9 22 (10.00%) C++ Developer
10 21 (9.55%) C++ Software Developer
11 19 (8.64%) Graduate C++ Developer
11 19 (8.64%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
12 14 (6.36%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 14 (6.36%) Web Developer
13 13 (5.91%) Computer Engineer
13 13 (5.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (5.45%) Test Engineer
15 10 (4.55%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 10 (4.55%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.91%) .NET
2 21 (9.55%) HTML
3 20 (9.09%) CSS
4 16 (7.27%) Node.js
5 15 (6.82%) ZeroMQ
6 12 (5.45%) Ajax
6 12 (5.45%) AngularJS
6 12 (5.45%) JSON
7 11 (5.00%) OpenGL
8 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 9 (4.09%) J2EE
10 8 (3.64%) XML
11 7 (3.18%) STL
12 6 (2.73%) HTML5
12 6 (2.73%) Theano
13 5 (2.27%) CSS3
13 5 (2.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 4 (1.82%) .NET Framework
14 4 (1.82%) OpenCV
14 4 (1.82%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 116 (52.73%) Computer Science
2 99 (45.00%) Algorithms
3 22 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
4 8 (3.64%) Life Science
5 5 (2.27%) Device Driver
5 5 (2.27%) VHDL
6 3 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (1.36%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.45%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.45%) e-Health
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.45%) iPhone
8 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (23.64%) Linux
2 35 (15.91%) Windows
3 8 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.91%) Unix
5 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (58.18%) Mathematics
2 118 (53.64%) Physics
3 114 (51.82%) Software Engineering
4 87 (39.55%) Machine Learning
5 33 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 32 (14.55%) Multithreading
7 28 (12.73%) OO
8 24 (10.91%) Deep Learning
9 23 (10.45%) Distributed Algorithms
10 22 (10.00%) Reinforcement Learning
11 19 (8.64%) Web Development
12 18 (8.18%) Computer Vision
13 17 (7.73%) CAD
14 16 (7.27%) Data Visualisation
14 16 (7.27%) Visualisation
15 15 (6.82%) Neural Network
16 13 (5.91%) Front End Development
17 11 (5.00%) Image Processing
17 11 (5.00%) OOP
18 9 (4.09%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 156 (70.91%) C++
2 106 (48.18%) Java
3 95 (43.18%) Python
4 94 (42.73%) C#
5 68 (30.91%) C
6 20 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 17 (7.73%) MATLAB
8 11 (5.00%) SQL
9 8 (3.64%) R
10 6 (2.73%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.27%) Scala
12 3 (1.36%) Fortran
13 2 (0.91%) Perl
14 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.45%) Go
14 1 (0.45%) Haskell
14 1 (0.45%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.45%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 120 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) CISSP
3 2 (0.91%) CISA
3 2 (0.91%) CISM
4 1 (0.45%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.64%) Firmware
2 1 (0.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) KVM
2 1 (0.45%) LXC
2 1 (0.45%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (0.45%) Cadence
2 1 (0.45%) Intel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.45%) Pegasus
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