The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 224 241 268
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +27
Permanent jobs citing PhD 5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.094% 0.15% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.62% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +26.86%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1188 1448 1699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.35% 23.33% 22.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1008 1111 1407
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

PhD Salary Trend in Yorkshire

PhD
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Yorkshire +31 4 £35,000 -6.66% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 8 (66.67%) Statistics
2 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 7 (58.33%) Python
2 7 (58.33%) Machine Learning
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) R
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) Physics
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Validation
6 3 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Statistical Inference
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Data Engineering

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (8.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (8.33%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Electronics
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (8.33%) D3.js
1 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Statistics
2 7 (58.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (41.67%) Physics
5 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (8.33%) VHDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Machine Learning
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (25.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Statistical Inference
3 3 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Data Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Econometrics
5 1 (8.33%) ETL
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) R
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) MISRA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) Altera
2 1 (8.33%) DevExpress
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