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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
North West / Merseyside
Rank 71 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.17% - 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% - 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Median salary £55,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,850 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -

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
149 147 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.96% 28.05% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 106 88 93
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £53,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 £55,000 -
PhD
North West

PhD
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Econometrics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (100.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Computing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 1 (100.00%) Econometrics
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) SQL