Period
to 22 July 2017

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

PhD
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 - 149
Rank change year-on-year - +149 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.40% - 0.081%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% - 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 3
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 - £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -15.79% +46.15% -40.91%

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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 441 693 602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 19.81% 27.00% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 264 368 433
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,975 £25,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year -0.58% +3.64% +3.13%

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

PhD
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Glasgow

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

1 8 (88.89%) Degree
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (55.56%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Qt
4 5 (55.56%) Electronics
4 5 (55.56%) Refactoring
5 4 (44.44%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Statistics
6 3 (33.33%) R
7 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
7 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
7 2 (22.22%) Big Data
7 2 (22.22%) Analytics
7 2 (22.22%) Deep Learning
7 2 (22.22%) Decision Tree
7 2 (22.22%) Bayesian Methods
7 2 (22.22%) Physics
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) C
8 1 (11.11%) Neural Network
8 1 (11.11%) SAS
8 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language

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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Big Data
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Graduate
1 6 (66.67%) Junior
2 4 (44.44%) C++ Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior C++ Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Junior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Scientist
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Electronics Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Qt
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) NumPy
2 1 (11.11%) Pandas
2 1 (11.11%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (55.56%) Refactoring
4 3 (33.33%) Statistics
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Bayesian Methods
5 2 (22.22%) Decision Tree
5 2 (22.22%) Deep Learning
5 2 (22.22%) Machine Learning
5 2 (22.22%) Physics
6 1 (11.11%) Android Development
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile Development
6 1 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (44.44%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) R
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago