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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 219 248 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 15 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.015% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.056% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1368 1778 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.11% 27.28% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1120 1362 1267
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
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 29 April 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 29 April 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 - 13 £37,500 - 5
Cheshire +30 2 £42,500 +16.43%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 16 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 13 (50.00%) C++
4 13 (50.00%) Algorithms
5 12 (46.15%) Machine Learning
6 8 (30.77%) Python
6 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
7 7 (26.92%) OO
7 7 (26.92%) Big Data
8 6 (23.08%) Kinect
8 6 (23.08%) Marketing
8 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
8 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) PMI
9 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
9 5 (19.23%) C#
9 5 (19.23%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Analytics
9 5 (19.23%) Signal Processing
10 4 (15.38%) Statistics
10 4 (15.38%) Bioinformatics
11 3 (11.54%) Data Management
11 3 (11.54%) Advertising
11 3 (11.54%) C
11 3 (11.54%) Web Services
11 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Big Data
2 6 (23.08%) Data Mining
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.69%) Spotfire
3 2 (7.69%) Text Mining
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Data Scientist
2 7 (26.92%) Software Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Audio Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Audio Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Wicket
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.85%) CSS3
3 1 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) JMS
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) JRuby
3 1 (3.85%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) NumPy
3 1 (3.85%) REST
3 1 (3.85%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Computer Science
2 13 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 6 (23.08%) Kinect
3 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
4 5 (19.23%) PMI
5 4 (15.38%) Statistics
6 3 (11.54%) Physics
7 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
7 2 (7.69%) Telematics
7 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.85%) Biology
8 1 (3.85%) Clustering
8 1 (3.85%) NHS
8 1 (3.85%) Proteomics
8 1 (3.85%) Social Media
8 1 (3.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Android
1 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Machine Learning
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Analytics
5 5 (19.23%) Data Analysis
5 5 (19.23%) Signal Processing
6 4 (15.38%) Bioinformatics
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Product Management
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 2 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Data Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Display Advertising
8 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) OOP
8 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 13 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 5 (19.23%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) C
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Go
7 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.85%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) R
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
7 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) COSHH
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) SAP
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-£90,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £150,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago