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

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / North West
Rank 219 229 241
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing PhD 27 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 0.53% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25 2 8
Median salary £47,500 £38,615 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.00% +40.41%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
1317 1499 1701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.31% 27.55% 24.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1161 1425
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Manchester -12 13 £57,500 +43.75% 5
Cheshire +18 5 £37,500 +0.72%
Merseyside - 1 £55,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 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 North West region with a requirement for PhD.

1 41 (75.93%) Python
2 38 (70.37%) R
3 36 (66.67%) Analytics
4 35 (64.81%) Machine Learning
5 33 (61.11%) Big Data
6 32 (59.26%) Statistics
7 25 (46.30%) Algorithms
8 24 (44.44%) MATLAB
9 21 (38.89%) SQL
10 19 (35.19%) Mathematics
11 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
12 16 (29.63%) Data Analysis
13 15 (27.78%) Degree
13 15 (27.78%) C++
13 15 (27.78%) Hadoop
14 14 (25.93%) Data Analytics
14 14 (25.93%) Data Mining
14 14 (25.93%) SAS
15 13 (24.07%) Physics
15 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (22.22%) Java
16 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
16 12 (22.22%) Marketing
16 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
17 11 (20.37%) Perl
18 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
18 10 (18.52%) Open Source
19 9 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
19 9 (16.67%) SPSS

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (25.93%) SAS
2 8 (14.81%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) SPSS
2 3 (5.56%) S-PLUS
2 3 (5.56%) Stata
3 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (61.11%) Big Data
2 15 (27.78%) Hadoop
3 14 (25.93%) Data Mining
4 12 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 12 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.56%) Apache Hive
6 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.70%) HBase
7 2 (3.70%) QlikView
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.70%) Moq
General
1 12 (22.22%) Marketing
2 7 (12.96%) Advertising
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Data Scientist
2 19 (35.19%) Senior Data Scientist
3 5 (9.26%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 5 (9.26%) MATLAB Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Java Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Data Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 1 (1.85%) Head of Analytics
7 1 (1.85%) Head of Data Analytics
7 1 (1.85%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Celery
1 6 (11.11%) Django
2 4 (7.41%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.70%) Autofac
3 2 (3.70%) OpenCV
3 2 (3.70%) Torch
4 1 (1.85%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.85%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 32 (59.26%) Statistics
2 25 (46.30%) Algorithms
3 19 (35.19%) Mathematics
4 17 (31.48%) Computer Science
5 13 (24.07%) Physics
6 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (12.96%) Psychology
6 7 (12.96%) Visualisation
7 5 (9.26%) CUDA
8 4 (7.41%) Credit Risk
8 4 (7.41%) Economics
8 4 (7.41%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (5.56%) Kinect
9 3 (5.56%) Neural Network
10 2 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (1.85%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
1 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (66.67%) Analytics
2 35 (64.81%) Machine Learning
3 16 (29.63%) Data Analysis
4 14 (25.93%) Data Analytics
5 13 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (18.52%) Open Source
8 9 (16.67%) Big Data Analytics
8 9 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (14.81%) Operations Research
9 8 (14.81%) Predictive Modelling
10 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.96%) Non-Linear Programming
10 7 (12.96%) Statistical Modelling
10 7 (12.96%) Test Strategy
11 5 (9.26%) Logistic Regression
11 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.26%) Service Design
11 5 (9.26%) Stochastic Modelling
12 4 (7.41%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) Python
2 38 (70.37%) R
3 24 (44.44%) MATLAB
4 21 (38.89%) SQL
5 15 (27.78%) C++
6 12 (22.22%) Java
7 11 (20.37%) Perl
8 8 (14.81%) Scala
9 6 (11.11%) C
9 6 (11.11%) C#
10 2 (3.70%) VBA
11 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Cloudera
1 6 (11.11%) Hortonworks
2 2 (3.70%) DevExpress
2 2 (3.70%) Splunk
2 2 (3.70%) Tableau
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
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