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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 100 97 102
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.073% 0.076%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £55,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -
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
336 405 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.11% 29.56% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 289 342 330
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,928
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
South Wales +10 3 £55,000 +69.23%
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (100.00%) R
1 3 (100.00%) Mahout
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Mahout
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) R
1 3 (100.00%) SQL