The first table below looks at the demand for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 184 - 151
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.054% - 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% - 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £21,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
942 696 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.60% 27.27% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 790 497 516
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
West Yorkshire

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PhD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

PhD Salary Trend in Leeds

PhD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft