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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / West Midlands
Rank 211 211 219
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.041% 0.24% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.97% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Median salary £29,250 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.42% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £47,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,850 £47,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
1142 1243 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.29% 24.36% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 833 978 1154
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,780 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -16 1 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £21,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PhD.

1 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 13 (76.47%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
4 9 (52.94%) C++
5 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 8 (47.06%) Firmware
5 8 (47.06%) Electronics
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Physics
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
5 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
5 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
5 8 (47.06%) Yocto
6 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (41.18%) Analytics
7 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (35.29%) SAS
8 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
8 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
8 5 (29.41%) R
9 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
10 1 (5.88%) HTML
10 1 (5.88%) Java
10 1 (5.88%) CAD

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (35.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) PTC Creo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (47.06%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Data Scientist
3 4 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Data Governance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate
5 1 (5.88%) Graduate Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Yocto
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Mathematics
2 8 (47.06%) Physics
3 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Embedded Linux
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Scrum
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 7 (41.18%) Analytics
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (29.41%) Machine Learning
4 5 (29.41%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Business Development
5 1 (5.88%) CAD
5 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
4 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
4 5 (29.41%) R
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) PTC
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