The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 64 75
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 1.88% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.39% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Median salary - £40,000 -
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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 89 155 164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.25% 22.46% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 78 115 109
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

PhD
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree