The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 99 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.076% - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
419 347 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.81% 27.56% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 331 304 246
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
UK

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 1 - -
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 3 (100.00%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SCADA
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Chemistry
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree