Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 214 240
Rank change year-on-year +27 +26 -9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 48 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.69% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 2.65% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 91 79 56
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +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 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1136 1699 1963
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.30% 26.06% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 907 1300 1465
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,925
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +29 42 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 3 £37,500 -31.82%
Derbyshire - 2 £38,750 -
Leicestershire -10 1 - - 1
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 43 (89.58%) Computer Science
2 41 (85.42%) Mathematics
3 40 (83.33%) C++
4 35 (72.92%) Linux
4 35 (72.92%) Degree
5 34 (70.83%) Computer Vision
6 32 (66.67%) Software Engineering
7 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (60.42%) Physics
8 29 (60.42%) Windows
9 26 (54.17%) Algorithms
10 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
11 22 (45.83%) C#
12 21 (43.75%) Image Processing
13 20 (41.67%) OO
13 20 (41.67%) Games
14 19 (39.58%) Scrum
15 18 (37.50%) Signal Processing
16 17 (35.42%) Computer Science Degree
17 16 (33.33%) MATLAB
17 16 (33.33%) Python
18 15 (31.25%) Electronics
18 15 (31.25%) GitHub
19 14 (29.17%) Machine Learning
19 14 (29.17%) C
20 11 (22.92%) OOP
21 8 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
22 7 (14.58%) LabVIEW
22 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
22 7 (14.58%) Maple

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 (2.08%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Maple
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) LabVIEW
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 20 (41.67%) Games
2 15 (31.25%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Software Engineer
2 18 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) C Software Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Computer Engineer
3 14 (29.17%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 13 (27.08%) Graduate
5 12 (25.00%) Developer
6 10 (20.83%) Research Scientist
6 10 (20.83%) Software Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C++ Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Embedded Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate Software Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Yocto
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.17%) EJB
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 2 (4.17%) J2EE
3 2 (4.17%) jQuery
3 2 (4.17%) JSP
3 2 (4.17%) Servlets
3 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
3 2 (4.17%) WCF
3 2 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (89.58%) Computer Science
2 26 (54.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) PMI
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Linux
2 29 (60.42%) Windows
3 8 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (85.42%) Mathematics
2 34 (70.83%) Computer Vision
3 32 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (60.42%) Physics
6 21 (43.75%) Image Processing
7 20 (41.67%) OO
8 19 (39.58%) Scrum
9 18 (37.50%) Signal Processing
10 14 (29.17%) Machine Learning
11 11 (22.92%) OOP
12 4 (8.33%) Web Development
13 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
13 2 (4.17%) Digital Signal Processing
13 2 (4.17%) Prototyping
13 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
14 1 (2.08%) Big Data Analytics
14 1 (2.08%) Data Visualisation
14 1 (2.08%) Information Architecture
14 1 (2.08%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 40 (83.33%) C++
2 22 (45.83%) C#
3 16 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 16 (33.33%) Python
4 14 (29.17%) C
5 6 (12.50%) Java
6 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.08%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (72.92%) Degree
2 17 (35.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.08%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Tableau
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £33,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
The ECS Group Limited
Posted: 3 days ago