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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 190 174 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.048% 0.081% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1066 883 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.44% 23.76% 26.12%
Number of salaries quoted 909 791 963
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Text Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Anomaly Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Text Mining
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Scala
1 2 (100.00%) R