The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank - 237 251
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.18% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.78% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 3
Average salary - £36,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.21%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1608 1677 1888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.83% 22.92% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1407 1620
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
England

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (100.00%) Coveo
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (100.00%) Yii

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (100.00%) Drupal
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Lucene
1 1 (100.00%) Symfony
1 1 (100.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Yii
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Coveo