The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
UK / Scotland
Rank 126 153 155
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +2
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.38% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +101.92%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
535 797 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.93% 27.30% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 338 518 588
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PhD
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PhD Salary Trend in Scotland

PhD
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 4 £55,000 -
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PhD.

1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) ASIC
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Fortran
3 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) CAD
5 1 (12.50%) Cadence
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) Synopsys
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Physics
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Database Programmer
1 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Analogue Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ASIC Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ASIC Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Development Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) ASIC
3 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Fortran
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cadence
2 1 (12.50%) Synopsys
Scotland
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