Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 222 236
Rank change year-on-year +24 +14 +14
Permanent jobs citing PhD 35 46 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.67% 0.70% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% 2.80% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 42 90 46
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% -5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £55,000 £42,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%

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 1113 1641 2197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.39% 24.96% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1238 1643
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,713 £21,756
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 17 November 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 17 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
Northamptonshire +14 29 £30,000 -16.67%
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +20 2 £45,000 +63.64%
Lincolnshire - 1 £56,250 - 1
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for PhD.

1 33 (94.29%) Degree
2 31 (88.57%) Mathematics
2 31 (88.57%) Computer Science
3 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (82.86%) C#
4 28 (80.00%) C++
4 28 (80.00%) Games
5 27 (77.14%) Scrum
5 27 (77.14%) Linux
5 27 (77.14%) Software Engineering
6 26 (74.29%) GitHub
6 26 (74.29%) Computer Vision
7 20 (57.14%) Physics
8 19 (54.29%) Python
9 18 (51.43%) Electronics
10 17 (48.57%) Embedded Linux
10 17 (48.57%) Algorithms
10 17 (48.57%) Machine Learning
10 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
11 16 (45.71%) Subversion
11 16 (45.71%) Java
11 16 (45.71%) Visual Studio
12 13 (37.14%) Computer Science Degree
13 12 (34.29%) Windows
14 10 (28.57%) C
14 10 (28.57%) OOP
14 10 (28.57%) OO
14 10 (28.57%) Image Processing
15 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
16 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (5.71%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) OrCAD
1 1 (2.86%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 26 (74.29%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Big Data
1 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.86%) Impala
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) Power BI
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Git (software)
2 16 (45.71%) Subversion
2 16 (45.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (80.00%) Games
2 18 (51.43%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) C++ Software Engineer
1 26 (74.29%) Software Engineer
2 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) Software Developer
3 16 (45.71%) C++ Developer
3 16 (45.71%) C++ Software Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Graduate
3 16 (45.71%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (45.71%) Graduate Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Graduate Software Developer
3 16 (45.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Computer Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) HTML5
1 2 (5.71%) jQuery
1 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
1 2 (5.71%) WCF
1 2 (5.71%) WPF
2 1 (2.86%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 31 (88.57%) Computer Science
2 17 (48.57%) Algorithms
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) User Experience
5 1 (2.86%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (34.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Mathematics
2 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (77.14%) Scrum
3 27 (77.14%) Software Engineering
4 26 (74.29%) Computer Vision
5 20 (57.14%) Physics
6 17 (48.57%) Machine Learning
7 10 (28.57%) Image Processing
7 10 (28.57%) OO
7 10 (28.57%) OOP
8 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
9 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Data Visualisation
10 2 (5.71%) Human Factors
10 2 (5.71%) Information Architecture
10 2 (5.71%) Psychology
10 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.71%) Statistical Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Statistics
10 2 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) C#
2 28 (80.00%) C++
3 19 (54.29%) Python
4 16 (45.71%) Java
5 10 (28.57%) C
6 2 (5.71%) R
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 33 (94.29%) Degree
2 13 (37.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Tableau
2 1 (2.86%) Altera
2 1 (2.86%) ANSYS
2 1 (2.86%) Mentor Graphics
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Teradata
2 1 (2.86%) Xilinx