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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 174 184 210
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +26
Permanent jobs citing PhD 7 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.20% 0.36% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.91% 1.58% 0.093%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
773 949 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.20% 22.53% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 653 729 943
Median salary £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

PhD Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

PhD
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds +21 7 £35,000 -
PhD
Yorkshire

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 12 (92.31%) Statistics
2 11 (84.62%) Mathematics
2 11 (84.62%) Machine Learning
3 10 (76.92%) Python
4 9 (69.23%) SQL
4 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
4 9 (69.23%) R
5 8 (61.54%) Physics
6 6 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (46.15%) Time Series Analysis
6 6 (46.15%) Predictive Modelling
6 6 (46.15%) VBA
6 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 6 (46.15%) Statistical Analysis
6 6 (46.15%) Validation
6 6 (46.15%) Data Structures
6 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
6 6 (46.15%) Statistical Inference
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) Degree
9 3 (23.08%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
9 3 (23.08%) Big Data
9 3 (23.08%) SAS
9 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
10 2 (15.38%) Data Engineering
10 2 (15.38%) C#
10 2 (15.38%) Project Management
10 2 (15.38%) Data Mining

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (23.08%) Apache Spark
1 3 (23.08%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) QlikView
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) Pentaho
3 1 (7.69%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Data Scientist
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Strategist
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Qualitative Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) D3.js
1 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Statistics
2 11 (84.62%) Mathematics
3 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
4 8 (61.54%) Physics
5 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
5 6 (46.15%) Data Structures
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (23.08%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
8 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Machine Learning
2 6 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (46.15%) Predictive Modelling
2 6 (46.15%) Statistical Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Statistical Inference
2 6 (46.15%) Time Series Analysis
2 6 (46.15%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Data Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Data Management
4 2 (15.38%) Econometrics
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) ANOVA
5 1 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (7.69%) Information Retrieval
5 1 (7.69%) Statistical Computing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) R
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) VBA
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) DevExpress