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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 135 159 162
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 1.01% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 11
Median salary £47,500 £75,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.66% +76.47%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
PhD
UK

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
588 895 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 23.22% 27.28% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 351 608 563
Median salary £45,000 £42,233 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +5.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £58,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 9 £47,500 -36.66% 4
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 9 (56.25%) Physics
3 9 (56.25%) C
3 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
4 8 (50.00%) Fortran
5 7 (43.75%) C++
5 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) C#
6 6 (37.50%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) CAD
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Statistics
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
8 3 (18.75%) SAS
8 3 (18.75%) Analytics
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
9 2 (12.50%) Big Data
9 2 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (12.50%) QA
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (12.50%) MS Access

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) Spotfire
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Development Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Optimisation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Database Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Programmer
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Scientific Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
2 9 (56.25%) Physics
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
4 2 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (6.25%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Analytics
1 3 (18.75%) CAD
2 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Econometrics
3 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
3 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C
2 8 (50.00%) Fortran
3 7 (43.75%) C++
4 6 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) R
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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