The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 157 181
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.080% 0.34% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 1.55% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
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 Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 459 644 718
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 18.30% 22.02% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 335 542 560
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,298
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -4.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

PhD
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for PhD in Leeds

PhD
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Econometrics
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) SPSS
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
3 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
3 1 (25.00%) Theano
3 1 (25.00%) Convolutional Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) ANOVA
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Inference
3 1 (25.00%) Keras
3 1 (25.00%) Torch

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Strategist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Keras
1 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Theano
1 1 (25.00%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Econometrics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) ANOVA
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (25.00%) Convolutional Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Decision Tree
3 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
3 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Inference
3 1 (25.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) R
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Leeds
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago