The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 63 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Permanent jobs citing PhD 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.52% 1.06% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.16% 2.90% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
PhD
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
213 241 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 29.42% 36.40% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 194 220 93
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

PhD
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Northampton region.

PhD Salary Trend in Northampton

PhD
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Northampton

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 24 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) Degree
3 22 (91.67%) Mathematics
3 22 (91.67%) Physics
3 22 (91.67%) C#
4 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 17 (70.83%) C++
6 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
7 15 (62.50%) Linux
7 15 (62.50%) Python
7 15 (62.50%) SQL
8 14 (58.33%) Electronics
8 14 (58.33%) Scrum
8 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (58.33%) Image Processing
9 12 (50.00%) Pattern Recognition
10 11 (45.83%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (33.33%) Games
11 8 (33.33%) Web Development
12 7 (29.17%) jQuery
12 7 (29.17%) HTML
13 6 (25.00%) .NET
13 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (25.00%) HTML5
13 6 (25.00%) WCF
13 6 (25.00%) WPF
13 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
14 2 (8.33%) R
14 2 (8.33%) Algorithms

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Northampton 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (58.33%) Electronics
2 8 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 16 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Graduate
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
1 7 (29.17%) jQuery
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
2 6 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (25.00%) WCF
2 6 (25.00%) WPF
2 6 (25.00%) Silverlight
2 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) EJB
3 1 (4.17%) JSP
3 1 (4.17%) Servlets
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (91.67%) Mathematics
2 22 (91.67%) Physics
3 11 (45.83%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Scrum
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) Image Processing
3 12 (50.00%) Pattern Recognition
4 8 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.17%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) C#
2 17 (70.83%) C++
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
3 15 (62.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) R
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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