The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank - - 186
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
PhD
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1184 877 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.48% 23.75% 21.50%
Number of salaries quoted 906 706 678
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

PhD
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PhD Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

PhD
Top 21 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Graduate
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft