The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 161 193 184
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 13 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 0.025% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 0.091% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.17%
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +9.75%
PhD
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
896 1093 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 27.11% 27.66% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 692 925 807
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PhD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

PhD Salary Trend in Manchester

PhD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Manchester

PhD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £33,750 - 1
PhD
North West

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (76.92%) Degree
1 10 (76.92%) Machine Learning
2 9 (69.23%) Algorithms
2 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) OO
5 5 (38.46%) Python
5 5 (38.46%) PMI
5 5 (38.46%) PMI Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Signal Processing
6 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
6 4 (30.77%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
7 3 (23.08%) Advertising
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
7 3 (23.08%) Physics
7 3 (23.08%) Product Management
7 3 (23.08%) Analytics
7 3 (23.08%) Big Data
8 2 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
8 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (15.38%) Marketing
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Display Advertising
8 2 (15.38%) Statistics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Mining
2 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (7.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Audio Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Audio Software Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Data Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (7.69%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Algorithms
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) PMI
3 4 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 3 (23.08%) Physics
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Statistics
6 1 (7.69%) Biology
6 1 (7.69%) Clustering
6 1 (7.69%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) Proteomics
6 1 (7.69%) Social Media
6 1 (7.69%) Tandem
6 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Machine Learning
2 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) Signal Processing
5 4 (30.77%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (23.08%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Product Management
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) Display Advertising
7 2 (15.38%) Econometrics
7 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Multivariate Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) C
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) COSHH
1 1 (7.69%) QA
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