Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 142 186
Rank change year-on-year -34 +44 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.065% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 1.21% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 4
Cheshire median annual salary £55,000 £30,000 £37,230
Median salary % change year-on-year +83.33% -19.42% -
10th Percentile £52,500 £27,500 £36,631
90th Percentile £57,500 £38,750 £37,828
North West median annual salary £56,250 £40,000 £37,230
% change year-on-year +40.63% +7.44% +35.38%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 627 497 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.37% 22.09% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 427 399 593
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £41,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +5.26%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Cheshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Cheshire

PhD
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £55,000 -
PhD
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) R
1 1 (50.00%) SQL