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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 232 210 202
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Permanent jobs citing PhD 7 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.71% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 10
Average salary £90,000 £30,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+200.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
1724 1411 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.62% 26.39% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1101 1032
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,650 £57,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram 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 29 April 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 -18 1 £47,500 - 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Big Data
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Analytics
3 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (50.00%) MuleSoft
4 10 (50.00%) Spring XD
4 10 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 10 (50.00%) DevOps
4 10 (50.00%) Puppet
4 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
4 10 (50.00%) Node.js
4 10 (50.00%) Neo4j
4 10 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 10 (50.00%) Talend
4 10 (50.00%) Hortonworks
4 10 (50.00%) Cloudera
4 10 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 10 (50.00%) GitHub
4 10 (50.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 10 (50.00%) Greenplum
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (50.00%) Pentaho
4 10 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 10 (50.00%) Open Source
4 10 (50.00%) Finance

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (50.00%) Node.js
2 4 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) Big Data
2 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 10 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 10 (50.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (20.00%) French Language
3 4 (20.00%) German Language
3 4 (20.00%) Italian Language
3 4 (20.00%) Russian Language
3 4 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) Big Data Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) Data Scientist
3 8 (40.00%) Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Big Data Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Business Consultant
3 8 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Architect
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Information Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Middleware
1 10 (50.00%) Spring XD
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 6 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
1 10 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Analytics
3 10 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 10 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 10 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (50.00%) ETL
3 10 (50.00%) Information Management
3 10 (50.00%) Open Source
3 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 10 (50.00%) TDD
3 10 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 6 (30.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (30.00%) TOGAF
4 6 (30.00%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cloudera
1 10 (50.00%) Greenplum
1 10 (50.00%) Hortonworks
1 10 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 10 (50.00%) Talend
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £150,000
Posted: 2 days ago