Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 204 190
Rank change year-on-year +25 -14 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 13 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.34% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 0.57% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 1
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,650 £33,225 £43,750
90th Percentile £53,500 £50,000 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1004 1407 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.06% 29.71% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 733 916 952
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £71,125
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PhD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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

PhD
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 12 (92.31%) Python
1 12 (92.31%) Machine Learning
1 12 (92.31%) R
2 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Vision
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Hazelcast
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) Deep Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) OpenCV
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hazelcast
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Data Scientist
2 5 (38.46%) Graduate
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Data Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Data Insight Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Insight Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Insight Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Data Scientist
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.69%) OpenCV
1 1 (7.69%) REST
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Machine Learning
2 11 (84.62%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Vision
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Deep Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (7.69%) Image Processing
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Pair Programming
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Python
1 12 (92.31%) R
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree