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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 199 253 -
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 36 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.016% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 0.065% -
Number of salaries quoted 35 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
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
1352 1535 1564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.13% 24.29% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1229 1203
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 36 £40,000 - 2
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 35 (67.31%) C++
2 30 (57.69%) Java
2 30 (57.69%) Computer Science
3 28 (53.85%) Algorithms
4 27 (51.92%) Machine Learning
5 21 (40.38%) Degree
6 19 (36.54%) Python
7 17 (32.69%) MATLAB
8 16 (30.77%) Big Data
9 15 (28.85%) Kinect
9 15 (28.85%) Data Analysis
9 15 (28.85%) Statistics
10 14 (26.92%) Data Mining
10 14 (26.92%) Analytics
11 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (23.08%) OO
12 12 (23.08%) C#
13 10 (19.23%) Statistical Analysis
13 10 (19.23%) R
14 8 (15.38%) Stochastic Modelling
14 8 (15.38%) Service Design
14 8 (15.38%) OpenCV
14 8 (15.38%) Image Processing
14 8 (15.38%) Augmented Reality
14 8 (15.38%) CUDA
14 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
15 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
16 6 (11.54%) Marketing
16 6 (11.54%) SQL
17 5 (9.62%) Finance

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 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) Big Data
2 14 (26.92%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.85%) Base SAS
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) Spotfire
4 2 (3.85%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Marketing
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Advertising
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) International Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Games
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 9 (17.31%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Computer Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) MATLAB Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Audio Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Audio Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Software Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) OpenCV
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.92%) CSS3
4 1 (1.92%) HTML
4 1 (1.92%) J2EE
4 1 (1.92%) JMS
4 1 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.92%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (1.92%) Meteor
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) NumPy
4 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.92%) XML
4 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (57.69%) Computer Science
2 28 (53.85%) Algorithms
3 15 (28.85%) Kinect
3 15 (28.85%) Statistics
4 13 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (15.38%) Augmented Reality
5 8 (15.38%) CUDA
6 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.77%) Physics
8 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.85%) Neural Network
8 2 (3.85%) PMI
8 2 (3.85%) Telematics
8 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.92%) Clustering
9 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Android
1 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Machine Learning
2 15 (28.85%) Data Analysis
3 14 (26.92%) Analytics
4 12 (23.08%) OO
5 10 (19.23%) Statistical Analysis
6 8 (15.38%) Image Processing
6 8 (15.38%) Service Design
6 8 (15.38%) Stochastic Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.69%) Data Management
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.77%) Bioinformatics
9 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.77%) Product Management
10 2 (3.85%) Business Process Improvement
10 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.85%) Display Advertising
10 2 (3.85%) OOP
10 2 (3.85%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (67.31%) C++
2 30 (57.69%) Java
3 19 (36.54%) Python
4 17 (32.69%) MATLAB
5 12 (23.08%) C#
6 10 (19.23%) R
7 6 (11.54%) SQL
8 3 (5.77%) C
9 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.92%) Go
10 1 (1.92%) Perl
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
10 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) SAP
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