The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.62% - 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £32,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 81 99 149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 21.83% 18.13% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 69 92 136
Median salary £39,250 £49,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.89% +30.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £57,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

PhD
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Salary trend for PhD in Northampton

PhD
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Northampton over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Northampton region with a requirement for PhD.

1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) Physics
3 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
5 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
5 9 (56.25%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) C++
5 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) Computer Vision
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) HTML
6 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) HTML5
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
7 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Python
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
8 4 (25.00%) Electronics
8 4 (25.00%) Image Processing
8 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
9 3 (18.75%) CSS3
9 3 (18.75%) Games
9 3 (18.75%) MVC

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 2 (12.50%) Maple
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (12.50%) LabVIEW
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Graduate
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IoT Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Graduate Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Junior
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Web Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Web Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
1 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) CSS3
3 2 (12.50%) Yocto
4 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (6.25%) MFC
4 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 13 (81.25%) Physics
3 9 (56.25%) Computer Vision
3 9 (56.25%) Mathematics
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (25.00%) Image Processing
4 4 (25.00%) Signal Processing
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 2 (12.50%) OO
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
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