The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 142 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.084% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £34,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

PhD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 494 672 659
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.53% 28.24% 32.64%
Number of salaries quoted 376 437 519
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PhD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Birmingham

PhD
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for PhD in Birmingham

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

1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Pattern Recognition
1 1 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Vision
1 1 (100.00%) Sentiment Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Experimental Design

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Vision
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Experimental Design
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Pattern Recognition
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Sentiment Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google