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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 87 95 107
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 0.28% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%

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
242 357 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.96% 28.18% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 142 238 254
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for PhD.

1 4 (66.67%) ASIC
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (16.67%) Fortran
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Lisp
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) Cadence
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analogue Design Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) ASIC Design Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) ASIC Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Database Programmer
1 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Programmer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (66.67%) ASIC
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) CAD
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Fortran
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Lisp
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cadence
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Synopsys
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