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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 197 260 -
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 43 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.031% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.07% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 42 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1399 1569 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.85% 24.03% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1156 1219 1268
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,775 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +33 41 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Cheshire - 2 £30,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 (70.69%) C++
2 34 (58.62%) Java
3 32 (55.17%) Computer Science
3 32 (55.17%) Algorithms
4 31 (53.45%) Machine Learning
5 23 (39.66%) MATLAB
6 22 (37.93%) Python
7 21 (36.21%) Degree
8 19 (32.76%) Data Analysis
8 19 (32.76%) Big Data
9 18 (31.03%) Statistics
9 18 (31.03%) Data Mining
10 17 (29.31%) Kinect
10 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (29.31%) Analytics
11 15 (25.86%) R
12 14 (24.14%) Statistical Analysis
12 14 (24.14%) C#
13 12 (20.69%) OO
14 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
14 11 (18.97%) Stochastic Modelling
14 11 (18.97%) Image Processing
14 11 (18.97%) Augmented Reality
14 11 (18.97%) CUDA
14 11 (18.97%) OpenCV
14 11 (18.97%) Service Design
15 9 (15.52%) SQL
16 8 (13.79%) Marketing
17 7 (12.07%) Mathematics
18 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) Big Data
2 18 (31.03%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.45%) Base SAS
4 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) Redis
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.72%) Text Mining
General
1 8 (13.79%) Marketing
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Advertising
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) International Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Data Scientist
2 11 (18.97%) Computer Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Java Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) MATLAB Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Credit Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Data Analyst
4 2 (3.45%) Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (1.72%) Automation Tester
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (1.72%) Java Developer
5 1 (1.72%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (1.72%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) Software Tester
5 1 (1.72%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) Test Engineer
5 1 (1.72%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) OpenCV
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Wicket
4 1 (1.72%) CSS3
4 1 (1.72%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (1.72%) JMS
4 1 (1.72%) JMX
4 1 (1.72%) JRuby
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (1.72%) Meteor
4 1 (1.72%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.72%) Spring
4 1 (1.72%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.72%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (55.17%) Algorithms
1 32 (55.17%) Computer Science
2 18 (31.03%) Statistics
3 17 (29.31%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (29.31%) Kinect
4 11 (18.97%) Augmented Reality
4 11 (18.97%) CUDA
5 7 (12.07%) Mathematics
6 5 (8.62%) Physics
7 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
8 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.45%) Neural Network
8 2 (3.45%) Telematics
9 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Android
1 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Machine Learning
2 19 (32.76%) Data Analysis
3 17 (29.31%) Analytics
4 14 (24.14%) Statistical Analysis
5 12 (20.69%) OO
6 11 (18.97%) Image Processing
6 11 (18.97%) Service Design
6 11 (18.97%) Stochastic Modelling
7 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.62%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.90%) Data Management
9 4 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
10 3 (5.17%) Bioinformatics
10 3 (5.17%) Display Advertising
10 3 (5.17%) Econometrics
10 3 (5.17%) Product Management
11 2 (3.45%) Business Process Improvement
11 2 (3.45%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (70.69%) C++
2 34 (58.62%) Java
3 23 (39.66%) MATLAB
4 22 (37.93%) Python
5 15 (25.86%) R
6 14 (24.14%) C#
7 9 (15.52%) SQL
8 2 (3.45%) C
9 1 (1.72%) Go
9 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.72%) Perl
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ISEB
2 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) SAP
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