The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 213 210 193
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -17
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.12% 0.046%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.45% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
PhD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1433 1333 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.42% 26.32% 27.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1133 922
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PhD
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PhD Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PhD
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 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
Birmingham +4 12 £47,500 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) Big Data
2 13 (92.86%) Analytics
2 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) C#
4 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) XML
4 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 10 (71.43%) Python
4 10 (71.43%) ETL
4 10 (71.43%) Middleware
4 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) TDD
4 10 (71.43%) Information Management
4 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (71.43%) DevOps
4 10 (71.43%) Big Data Analytics
4 10 (71.43%) Talend
4 10 (71.43%) Hortonworks
4 10 (71.43%) Cloudera
4 10 (71.43%) Data Analytics
4 10 (71.43%) GitHub
4 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
4 10 (71.43%) Greenplum
4 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (71.43%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (71.43%) Pentaho
4 10 (71.43%) Visualisation

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (71.43%) Node.js
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) Big Data
2 10 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 10 (71.43%) Neo4j
2 10 (71.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 10 (71.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) French Language
1 3 (21.43%) German Language
1 3 (21.43%) Italian Language
1 3 (21.43%) Russian Language
1 3 (21.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Consultant
2 10 (71.43%) Big Data Consultant
2 10 (71.43%) Data Consultant
2 10 (71.43%) Data Scientist
3 8 (57.14%) Analyst
3 8 (57.14%) Big Data Analyst
3 8 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 8 (57.14%) Business Consultant
3 8 (57.14%) Data Analyst
3 8 (57.14%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Information Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Information Scientist
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Middleware
1 10 (71.43%) Spring XD
1 10 (71.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 10 (71.43%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) Arduino
3 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (7.14%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Analytics
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (71.43%) Big Data Analytics
3 10 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (71.43%) Data Analytics
3 10 (71.43%) Data Visualisation
3 10 (71.43%) DevOps
3 10 (71.43%) ETL
3 10 (71.43%) Information Management
3 10 (71.43%) Open Source
3 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 10 (71.43%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Operations Research
4 3 (21.43%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cloudera
1 10 (71.43%) Greenplum
1 10 (71.43%) Hortonworks
1 10 (71.43%) MuleSoft
1 10 (71.43%) Talend
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