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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 217 257 248
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 15 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.087% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £41,250 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
1522 1802 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.00% 26.09% 24.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1194 1466 1307
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,662 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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
Manchester +35 13 £37,500 -37.50% 3
Cheshire +27 2 £42,500 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Degree
1 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 11 (52.38%) Machine Learning
2 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
3 10 (47.62%) Big Data
4 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
6 7 (33.33%) Physics
6 7 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (28.57%) C++
7 6 (28.57%) OO
7 6 (28.57%) Python
7 6 (28.57%) Statistics
7 6 (28.57%) Data Management
7 6 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (23.81%) Signal Processing
8 5 (23.81%) Data Mining
8 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (23.81%) PMI
8 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
9 4 (19.05%) Life Science
9 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
9 4 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (19.05%) Bioinformatics
10 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (14.29%) Analytics
10 3 (14.29%) Marketing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) Big Data
2 5 (23.81%) Data Mining
3 3 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) Spotfire
4 2 (9.52%) Text Mining
5 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (19.05%) Aerospace
3 3 (14.29%) Advertising
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Data Scientist
2 7 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 5 (23.81%) Audio Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Audio Software Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (4.76%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.76%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (38.10%) Mathematics
4 7 (33.33%) Physics
5 6 (28.57%) Statistics
6 5 (23.81%) PMI
7 4 (19.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Life Science
8 3 (14.29%) Telematics
9 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
9 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
10 1 (4.76%) Biology
10 1 (4.76%) Clustering
10 1 (4.76%) NHS
10 1 (4.76%) Proteomics
10 1 (4.76%) Social Media
10 1 (4.76%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Machine Learning
1 11 (52.38%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Data Management
2 6 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Signal Processing
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Product Management
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Display Advertising
6 2 (9.52%) Econometrics
6 2 (9.52%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Multivariate Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
7 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (28.57%) C++
3 6 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) C
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.76%) R
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COSHH
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Thermo Fisher
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Thermo Fisher
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago