The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 147 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 -  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 48 36 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.14% 1.03% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 4.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 0
Median salary £53,750 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.37% -  
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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 941 863 815
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.34% 24.67% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1332 1273
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £61,125
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Manchester

PhD
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for PhD in Manchester

PhD
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Manchester

PhD
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 £30,000 -
PhD
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PhD.

1 62 (71.26%) Python
1 62 (71.26%) Machine Learning
2 53 (60.92%) Mathematics
3 40 (45.98%) C++
4 36 (41.38%) R
4 36 (41.38%) MATLAB
5 33 (37.93%) SQL
6 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (36.78%) Algorithms
7 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
8 27 (31.03%) Degree
9 26 (29.89%) Big Data
10 23 (26.44%) Statistical Analysis
11 20 (22.99%) Statistics
11 20 (22.99%) Mathematical Modelling
12 19 (21.84%) Decision Tree
12 19 (21.84%) Analytics
13 18 (20.69%) Computer Vision
14 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
15 14 (16.09%) Neural Network
15 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
15 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
16 13 (14.94%) Data Analytics
16 13 (14.94%) Hadoop
16 13 (14.94%) Artificial Intelligence
17 12 (13.79%) Marketing
17 12 (13.79%) Windows
17 12 (13.79%) Apache Hive
17 12 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
17 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (4.60%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.45%) Apache Pig
2 3 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) S-PLUS
1 3 (3.45%) SPSS
1 3 (3.45%) Stata
2 1 (1.15%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (11.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.89%) Big Data
2 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
3 13 (14.94%) Hadoop
4 12 (13.79%) Apache Hive
5 8 (9.20%) Data Mining
6 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.45%) HBase
7 3 (3.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.15%) QlikView
8 1 (1.15%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.15%) Yellowfin
General
1 12 (13.79%) Marketing
2 10 (11.49%) Electronics
2 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Manufacturing
2 10 (11.49%) Retail
2 10 (11.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (44.83%) Data Scientist
2 12 (13.79%) Developer
2 12 (13.79%) Senior Data Scientist
3 10 (11.49%) Data Manager
4 9 (10.34%) Data Modeller
5 7 (8.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (5.75%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Research Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Full Stack Web Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Data Modeller
7 4 (4.60%) Web Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Data Analytics Scientist
8 3 (3.45%) Machine Learning Researcher
9 2 (2.30%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.15%) Computer Scientist
10 1 (1.15%) Computer Vision Scientist
10 1 (1.15%) Data Engineer
10 1 (1.15%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) OpenGL
1 9 (10.34%) WebGL
2 7 (8.05%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.15%) D3.js
4 1 (1.15%) Kafka
4 1 (1.15%) Keras
4 1 (1.15%) NumPy
4 1 (1.15%) PySpark
4 1 (1.15%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 32 (36.78%) Algorithms
2 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Robotics
5 1 (1.15%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (71.26%) Machine Learning
2 53 (60.92%) Mathematics
3 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (26.44%) Statistical Analysis
5 20 (22.99%) Mathematical Modelling
5 20 (22.99%) Statistics
6 19 (21.84%) Analytics
6 19 (21.84%) Decision Tree
7 18 (20.69%) Computer Vision
8 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
9 14 (16.09%) Data Modelling
9 14 (16.09%) Neural Network
10 13 (14.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 13 (14.94%) Data Analytics
11 12 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
12 11 (12.64%) 3D Modelling
12 11 (12.64%) Prototyping
13 10 (11.49%) Business Forecasting
13 10 (11.49%) Demand Forecasting
13 10 (11.49%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 62 (71.26%) Python
2 40 (45.98%) C++
3 36 (41.38%) MATLAB
3 36 (41.38%) R
4 33 (37.93%) SQL
5 11 (12.64%) Java
6 7 (8.05%) C
6 7 (8.05%) C#
6 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.30%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) SAP
2 9 (10.34%) Tableau
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Google
5 3 (3.45%) Splunk
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