The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 41 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 29 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 4.57% 1.55% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.94% 4.55% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 6 8
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +30.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
208 132 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 32.76% 34.02% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 194 116 172
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
Northamptonshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 27 (75.00%) C#
2 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 26 (72.22%) Degree
4 25 (69.44%) Mathematics
4 25 (69.44%) Physics
5 20 (55.56%) Games
6 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
6 19 (52.78%) Web Development
7 16 (44.44%) HTML5
7 16 (44.44%) WCF
7 16 (44.44%) WPF
7 16 (44.44%) Silverlight
7 16 (44.44%) jQuery
7 16 (44.44%) .NET
7 16 (44.44%) HTML
7 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
8 11 (30.56%) C
8 11 (30.56%) C++
9 10 (27.78%) Java
10 9 (25.00%) Oracle
10 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 9 (25.00%) Image Processing
11 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
11 8 (22.22%) EJB
11 8 (22.22%) JSP
11 8 (22.22%) Servlets
11 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 8 (22.22%) SQL

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (55.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 16 (44.44%) C# Developer
2 16 (44.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 16 (44.44%) C# Software Developer
2 16 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
3 11 (30.56%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) C Software Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Graduate
4 8 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 16 (44.44%) WCF
1 16 (44.44%) WPF
1 16 (44.44%) Silverlight
1 16 (44.44%) jQuery
1 16 (44.44%) HTML5
1 16 (44.44%) HTML
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (22.22%) J2EE
2 8 (22.22%) EJB
2 8 (22.22%) JSP
2 8 (22.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 25 (69.44%) Mathematics
2 25 (69.44%) Physics
3 8 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Software Engineering
1 19 (52.78%) Web Development
2 9 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (5.56%) Signal Processing
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (75.00%) C#
2 11 (30.56%) C++
2 11 (30.56%) C
3 10 (27.78%) Java
4 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (72.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) Postgraduate
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) RHCE
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Squid
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago