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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 98 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.15% - 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
393 313 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.11% 23.17% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 323 262 293
Average salary £36,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 13 February 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
(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 - 2 £32,500 -
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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%) 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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

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