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 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 160 182
Rank change year-on-year +26 +22  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 24 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 0.35% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.88% 1.31% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 3
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 618 839 893
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 20.71% 26.36% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 472 642 653
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing PhD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +23 19 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £37,500 -31.81%
Derbyshire - 2 £38,750 -
Leicestershire -14 1 - -
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 23 (74.19%) Mathematics
2 22 (70.97%) C++
3 21 (67.74%) Algorithms
4 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
5 18 (58.06%) Degree
5 18 (58.06%) Signal Processing
5 18 (58.06%) Physics
5 18 (58.06%) Computer Vision
6 16 (51.61%) Linux
6 16 (51.61%) MATLAB
7 15 (48.39%) Windows
7 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
8 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
9 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (38.71%) Image Processing
11 9 (29.03%) OO
11 9 (29.03%) Python
12 8 (25.81%) C#
13 7 (22.58%) C
13 7 (22.58%) Electronics
13 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
14 5 (16.13%) LabVIEW
14 5 (16.13%) Games
14 5 (16.13%) Maple
15 4 (12.90%) Video Processing
15 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
15 4 (12.90%) Scrum
15 4 (12.90%) ASIC
16 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
16 3 (9.68%) HTML

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:

Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Maple
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) LabVIEW
3 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Developer
1 7 (22.58%) Research Scientist
1 7 (22.58%) Software Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Graduate
3 5 (16.13%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) ASIC Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) ASIC Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) DSP Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Junior
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
1 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) HTML5
2 2 (6.45%) Yocto
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Spring
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Algorithms
2 20 (64.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) ASIC
4 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (6.45%) Verilog
4 2 (6.45%) VHDL
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.23%) PMI
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 15 (48.39%) Windows
3 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Mathematics
2 18 (58.06%) Computer Vision
2 18 (58.06%) Physics
2 18 (58.06%) Signal Processing
3 15 (48.39%) Software Engineering
4 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (38.71%) Image Processing
6 9 (29.03%) OO
7 7 (22.58%) Machine Learning
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
8 4 (12.90%) Video Processing
9 2 (6.45%) Code Coverage
9 2 (6.45%) Digital Signal Processing
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) OOP
9 2 (6.45%) Web Development
10 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
10 1 (3.23%) Project Management
10 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C++
2 16 (51.61%) MATLAB
3 9 (29.03%) Python
4 8 (25.81%) C#
5 7 (22.58%) C
6 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded C
8 2 (6.45%) Perl
8 2 (6.45%) Tcl
9 1 (3.23%) Java
9 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MBA
2 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Synopsys
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago