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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 103 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 7 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 1.50% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 5.41% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 1
Average salary £75,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.47% +1.19%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
487 407 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.92% 27.72% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 334 238 167
Average salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.50% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,125
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PhD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) GIS
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Customer Insight
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (60.00%) Target Operating Model
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SAS
3 3 (30.00%) Lisp
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (10.00%) .NET

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (30.00%) SAS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Business Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Senior Business Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Junior Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Junior
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) GIS
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Customer Insight
1 6 (60.00%) Analytics
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (60.00%) Target Operating Model
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Lisp
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) C
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago