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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 87 100 91
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 8 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.14% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% 0.55% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 15
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
313 366 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.28% 25.92% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 172 250 223
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 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 30 June 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 15 (78.95%) C++
2 14 (73.68%) Mathematics
3 12 (63.16%) SAS
4 11 (57.89%) Banking
5 10 (52.63%) Java
5 10 (52.63%) C
5 10 (52.63%) C#
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) .NET
6 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) Physics
7 8 (42.11%) Finance
8 7 (36.84%) TDD
8 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
8 7 (36.84%) Analytics
9 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
9 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
9 6 (31.58%) Python
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) Oracle
10 5 (26.32%) VBA
10 5 (26.32%) Perl
10 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
10 5 (26.32%) OO
10 5 (26.32%) Fortran
10 5 (26.32%) Lisp
10 5 (26.32%) MATLAB
10 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (26.32%) Degree
10 5 (26.32%) Economics

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 12 (63.16%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) S-PLUS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.53%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) QlikView
3 1 (5.26%) Spotfire
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Credit Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Development Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Optimisation Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Qualitative Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Quantitative Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.26%) MEAN Stack
3 1 (5.26%) OpenMP
3 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Mathematics
2 9 (47.37%) Physics
3 6 (31.58%) Algorithms
3 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
4 5 (26.32%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (26.32%) Economics
5 4 (21.05%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (21.05%) Credit Risk
5 4 (21.05%) Derivative
5 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
6 3 (15.79%) Statistics
7 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
8 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (5.26%) PACS
8 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Analytics
2 7 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Black-Scholes
4 4 (21.05%) Monte Carlo Method
4 4 (21.05%) Presales
4 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Econometrics
7 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C++
2 10 (52.63%) C
2 10 (52.63%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) Fortran
4 5 (26.32%) Lisp
4 5 (26.32%) MATLAB
4 5 (26.32%) Perl
4 5 (26.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (26.32%) R
4 5 (26.32%) VBA
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Tableau
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