The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank - 98 93
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.14% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.52% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 9
Average salary - £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
PhD
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
349 385 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.39% 27.80% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 231 256 203
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PhD
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

PhD Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (66.67%) GIS
2 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) CAD
3 2 (33.33%) Mason
4 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
4 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) R
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
4 1 (16.67%) ASIC
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) ArcObjects

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) GIS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Business Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) GIS Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Mason
2 1 (16.67%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) ASIC
3 1 (16.67%) Life Science
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Physics
3 1 (16.67%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (33.33%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) R
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Mapinfo
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday