Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 212 237
Rank change year-on-year +6 +25 +12
Permanent jobs citing PhD 24 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 2.20% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 25 57 30
East Midlands median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% +20.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 1,078 1,455 2,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.78% 23.86% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1,107 1,498
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 +16 18 £29,000 -19.44%
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £45,000 +63.64% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £56,250 -
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (79.17%) Mathematics
3 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
4 18 (75.00%) GitHub
4 18 (75.00%) C#
4 18 (75.00%) C++
4 18 (75.00%) Linux
4 18 (75.00%) Games
4 18 (75.00%) Scrum
4 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 18 (75.00%) Computer Vision
5 14 (58.33%) Electronics
5 14 (58.33%) Python
5 14 (58.33%) Physics
6 13 (54.17%) Subversion
6 13 (54.17%) Embedded Linux
6 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
6 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
6 13 (54.17%) Java
6 13 (54.17%) Machine Learning
6 13 (54.17%) Algorithms
7 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
7 5 (20.83%) OO
7 5 (20.83%) C
7 5 (20.83%) Image Processing
8 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 3 (12.50%) 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 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) OrCAD
1 1 (4.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 18 (75.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) Impala
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
1 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
1 13 (54.17%) Subversion
1 13 (54.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (75.00%) Games
2 14 (58.33%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 18 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) C++ Developer
2 13 (54.17%) C++ Software Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) Graduate
2 13 (54.17%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) Graduate Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Graduate Software Developer
2 13 (54.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 13 (54.17%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Computer Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) User Researcher
5 1 (4.17%) Control Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (79.17%) Computer Science
2 13 (54.17%) Algorithms
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
5 1 (4.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (79.17%) Mathematics
3 18 (75.00%) Computer Vision
3 18 (75.00%) Scrum
3 18 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (58.33%) Physics
5 13 (54.17%) Machine Learning
6 5 (20.83%) Image Processing
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) OOP
7 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.33%) Actionable Insight
8 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Human Factors
8 2 (8.33%) Information Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Psychology
8 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
9 1 (4.17%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) C#
1 18 (75.00%) C++
2 14 (58.33%) Python
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 5 (20.83%) C
5 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.17%) R
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (87.50%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Altera
1 1 (4.17%) ANSYS
1 1 (4.17%) Mentor Graphics
1 1 (4.17%) Tableau
1 1 (4.17%) Teradata
1 1 (4.17%) Xilinx