Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South West > Dorset
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 - 110
Rank change year-on-year - +110 +14
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.20% - 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.93% - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Dorset median annual salary £52,500 - -
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +33.75%

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 Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 229 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 21.79% 25.76% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 268 207 145
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £53,975 £57,500 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Dorset

PhD
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for PhD in Dorset

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Biology
1 3 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (100.00%) CUDA
1 3 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) TensorFlow
1 3 (100.00%) NVIDIA
1 3 (100.00%) Data Science
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Data Scientist
1 3 (100.00%) Image Processing Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) CUDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Biology
1 3 (100.00%) Data Science
1 3 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 3 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 3 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Python
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NVIDIA