The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 240 205 218
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.028% 0.15% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.59% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 1
Average salary £21,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1696 1367 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.95% 25.75% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1047 1057
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
England

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -47 2 £21,000 -35.38%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Direct3D
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) OpenGL
3 5 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
4 2 (20.00%) MVVM
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) WordPress
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Drupal
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) Symfony
5 1 (10.00%) Zend
5 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (10.00%) Coveo
5 1 (10.00%) PHP5
5 1 (10.00%) TYPO3
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Google

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2 (20.00%) CMS
1 2 (20.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (20.00%) WordPress
1 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) TYPO3
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 3D Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Direct3D
1 5 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) Symfony
3 1 (10.00%) CakePHP
3 1 (10.00%) Yii
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Lucene
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PHP5
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Zend
1 1 (10.00%) Coveo
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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