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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 57 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 13 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.11% 3.70% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.35% 11.86% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 23 3
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
139 194 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 22.60% 31.24% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 121 183 85
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Degree
1 13 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 13 (100.00%) Physics
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
2 8 (61.54%) Electronics
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Image Processing
3 6 (46.15%) Pattern Recognition
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (38.46%) WCF
4 5 (38.46%) WPF
4 5 (38.46%) Silverlight
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Games
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) HTML

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Electronics
2 5 (38.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) C++ Software Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Software Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML5
1 5 (38.46%) WCF
1 5 (38.46%) WPF
1 5 (38.46%) Silverlight
1 5 (38.46%) jQuery
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 13 (100.00%) Physics
1 13 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (38.46%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
1 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Image Processing
2 6 (46.15%) Pattern Recognition
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) Python
2 8 (61.54%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Degree