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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 87 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.071% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.27% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £35,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
237 365 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.39% 25.78% 26.68%
Number of salaries quoted 141 239 274
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PhD.

1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
3 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
3 5 (35.71%) C
3 5 (35.71%) Physics
4 4 (28.57%) Fortran
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
5 3 (21.43%) ASIC
5 3 (21.43%) CAD
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Electronics
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) SAS
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (14.29%) Statistics
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
7 1 (7.14%) R

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
2 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Database Programmer
1 2 (14.29%) Development Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Optimisation Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Programmer
2 1 (7.14%) Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (7.14%) Scientific Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (35.71%) Physics
3 3 (21.43%) ASIC
4 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (14.29%) Statistics
5 1 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CAD
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Econometrics
3 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 4 (28.57%) Fortran
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) R
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
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