The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank - - 69
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
144 116 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 29.27% 19.17% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 114 94 147
Average salary £40,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.72% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,825 £60,000 £56,221
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PhD
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

PhD Salary Trend in Merseyside

PhD
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) Law
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
1 5 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Law
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree