The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank - 102 88
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.075% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £55,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +120.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
376 389 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.06% 29.18% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 306 338 298
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PhD
Salary Trend in Wales

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

PhD Salary Trend in Wales

PhD
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (100.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Installations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
1 1 (50.00%) Physics
1 1 (50.00%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree