Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 - 156
Rank change year-on-year - +156 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.046% - 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% - 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Glasgow median annual salary £65,000 - £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -26.67% +77.51%

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 398 430 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.14% 23.19% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 239 281 525
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £58,350
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +3.64%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing PhD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Glasgow

PhD
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for PhD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Propensity Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Decision Tree

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Bayesian Methods
1 1 (100.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Decision Tree
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Propensity Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality