Period
to 25 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 214 231
Rank change year-on-year +42 +17 +20
Permanent jobs citing PhD 54 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.05% 0.81% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 3.22% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 93 96 72
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1097 1614 2168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.43% 25.25% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 924 1231 1623
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.96%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £21,799
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.17% +2.22% -

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing PhD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PhD in the East Midlands

PhD
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for PhD in the East Midlands

PhD
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in the East Midlands

PhD
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Northamptonshire +23 48 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £42,500 +54.55%
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 -
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PhD.

1 49 (90.74%) Computer Science
2 47 (87.04%) Mathematics
3 45 (83.33%) C++
4 44 (81.48%) Degree
5 43 (79.63%) Linux
6 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (74.07%) Computer Vision
7 39 (72.22%) Software Engineering
8 32 (59.26%) Physics
9 30 (55.56%) Scrum
9 30 (55.56%) C#
10 29 (53.70%) Windows
10 29 (53.70%) Games
10 29 (53.70%) Git (software)
11 28 (51.85%) Algorithms
12 26 (48.15%) GitHub
13 23 (42.59%) Python
14 22 (40.74%) Electronics
15 21 (38.89%) OO
15 21 (38.89%) Image Processing
16 20 (37.04%) Machine Learning
17 18 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
18 16 (29.63%) Embedded Linux
19 15 (27.78%) C
20 14 (25.93%) Signal Processing
20 14 (25.93%) Java
20 14 (25.93%) MATLAB
20 14 (25.93%) OOP
21 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
22 12 (22.22%) Subversion

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (1.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Maple
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 26 (48.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Git (software)
2 13 (24.07%) Visual Studio
3 12 (22.22%) Subversion
4 6 (11.11%) LabVIEW
5 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (53.70%) Games
2 22 (40.74%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 27 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 20 (37.04%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Graduate
3 18 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 15 (27.78%) C Software Engineer
4 15 (27.78%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (27.78%) Computer Engineer
4 15 (27.78%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 14 (25.93%) Graduate Developer
6 12 (22.22%) C++ Developer
6 12 (22.22%) C++ Software Developer
6 12 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 12 (22.22%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 12 (22.22%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
6 12 (22.22%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
6 12 (22.22%) Graduate Software Developer
6 12 (22.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 8 (14.81%) Research Scientist
8 4 (7.41%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Yocto
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.70%) EJB
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) HTML5
2 2 (3.70%) J2EE
2 2 (3.70%) jQuery
2 2 (3.70%) JSP
2 2 (3.70%) Servlets
2 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
2 2 (3.70%) WCF
2 2 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (90.74%) Computer Science
2 28 (51.85%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Linux
2 29 (53.70%) Windows
3 16 (29.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) Mathematics
2 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (74.07%) Computer Vision
3 39 (72.22%) Software Engineering
4 32 (59.26%) Physics
5 30 (55.56%) Scrum
6 21 (38.89%) Image Processing
6 21 (38.89%) OO
7 20 (37.04%) Machine Learning
8 14 (25.93%) OOP
8 14 (25.93%) Signal Processing
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Visualisation
9 4 (7.41%) Web Development
10 3 (5.56%) Actionable Insight
10 3 (5.56%) Human Factors
10 3 (5.56%) Information Architecture
10 3 (5.56%) Psychology
10 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 45 (83.33%) C++
2 30 (55.56%) C#
3 23 (42.59%) Python
4 15 (27.78%) C
5 14 (25.93%) Java
5 14 (25.93%) MATLAB
6 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.56%) SQL
8 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 44 (81.48%) Degree
2 18 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) ANSYS
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Tableau