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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank - - 110
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £21,676
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
349 415 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.05% 31.02% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 300 350 380
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for PhD.

1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
2 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 1 (50.00%) MISRA
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Fortran
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) VxWorks

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) VxWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Fortran
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (50.00%) IEC 61508
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C