The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 238 234 256
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.030% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.12% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 13
Average salary £33,250 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £42,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
PhD
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1744 1607 1909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.36% 24.32% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1314 1619
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PhD
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PhD Salary Trend in the North West

PhD
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in the North West

PhD
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
Cheshire - 3 - -
Merseyside - 3 £27,500 -
Cumbria - 2 £39,000 -
Manchester -7 1 £60,000 +41.17% 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Law
2 5 (41.67%) Legal
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) PMI
4 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) CPLD
5 2 (16.67%) Xilinx
5 2 (16.67%) VHDL
5 2 (16.67%) Text Mining
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (16.67%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Law
1 5 (41.67%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 3 (25.00%) PMI
5 2 (16.67%) VHDL
5 2 (16.67%) Social Media
5 2 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (16.67%) Statistics
5 2 (16.67%) CPLD
5 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) 3D Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
2 2 (16.67%) R
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
1 2 (16.67%) Xilinx
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