The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 68 101
Rank change year-on-year -8 +33  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 16 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.73% 2.14% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.61% 7.17% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 17 15
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% -  
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 Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 242 251 452
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 26.22% 29.85% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 186 204 332
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

PhD
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for PhD in Milton Keynes

PhD
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for PhD.

1 21 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 21 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (90.48%) C++
2 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 18 (85.71%) Physics
4 17 (80.95%) Linux
5 16 (76.19%) MATLAB
5 16 (76.19%) Signal Processing
5 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
5 16 (76.19%) Algorithms
5 16 (76.19%) Computer Vision
6 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (42.86%) Degree
7 9 (42.86%) OO
7 9 (42.86%) Machine Learning
8 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
9 7 (33.33%) Python
9 7 (33.33%) Electronics
9 7 (33.33%) LabVIEW
9 7 (33.33%) Image Processing
9 7 (33.33%) Maple
10 3 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
11 2 (9.52%) Finite Element Analysis
11 2 (9.52%) WCF
11 2 (9.52%) WPF
11 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
11 2 (9.52%) jQuery
11 2 (9.52%) Web Development
11 2 (9.52%) Games
11 2 (9.52%) C#

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Maple
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Research Scientist
2 7 (33.33%) Graduate
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) WCF Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) jQuery
1 2 (9.52%) OpenGL
1 2 (9.52%) Qt
1 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
1 2 (9.52%) WCF
1 2 (9.52%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (76.19%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (85.71%) Physics
3 16 (76.19%) Computer Vision
3 16 (76.19%) Signal Processing
4 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) Machine Learning
5 9 (42.86%) OO
6 8 (38.10%) Software Engineering
7 7 (33.33%) Image Processing
8 3 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (9.52%) Finite Element Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
9 2 (9.52%) Web Development
10 1 (4.76%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
10 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C++
2 16 (76.19%) MATLAB
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree