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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank - 208 173
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.021% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.086% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
1146 1157 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.44% 23.73% 24.94%
Number of salaries quoted 929 913 697
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 12 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Algebra

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Linear Algebra
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree