Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 71 89
Rank change year-on-year +23 +18 +11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 27 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.94% 2.64% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.43% 9.45% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31 64 46
Northampton median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.44% -10.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
Northamptonshire median annual salary £29,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -19.44% -10.00% +23.08%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 175 275 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 25.51% 27.89% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 146 199 372
Northampton median annual salary £33,000 £38,542 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.38% +2.78% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Northampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 27 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 27 (100.00%) Degree
1 27 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 26 (96.30%) C#
2 26 (96.30%) C++
2 26 (96.30%) Linux
2 26 (96.30%) Games
2 26 (96.30%) Scrum
2 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) Software Engineering
3 25 (92.59%) GitHub
3 25 (92.59%) Computer Vision
4 18 (66.67%) Physics
5 17 (62.96%) Electronics
5 17 (62.96%) Python
5 17 (62.96%) Embedded Linux
5 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
6 16 (59.26%) Algorithms
6 16 (59.26%) Machine Learning
6 16 (59.26%) Subversion
6 16 (59.26%) Java
6 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (33.33%) Image Processing
8 9 (33.33%) OOP
8 9 (33.33%) OO
8 9 (33.33%) C
9 1 (3.70%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP

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:

Cloud Services
1 25 (92.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Git (software)
2 16 (59.26%) Subversion
2 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (96.30%) Games
2 17 (62.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) C++ Software Engineer
1 25 (92.59%) Software Engineer
2 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 16 (59.26%) C++ Developer
3 16 (59.26%) C++ Software Developer
3 16 (59.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 16 (59.26%) Graduate
3 16 (59.26%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 16 (59.26%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
3 16 (59.26%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (59.26%) Graduate Developer
3 16 (59.26%) Graduate Software Developer
3 16 (59.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Computer Engineer
4 9 (33.33%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
1 1 (3.70%) WCF
1 1 (3.70%) WPF
1 1 (3.70%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (59.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (96.30%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (96.30%) Scrum
2 26 (96.30%) Software Engineering
3 25 (92.59%) Computer Vision
4 18 (66.67%) Physics
5 16 (59.26%) Machine Learning
6 9 (33.33%) Image Processing
6 9 (33.33%) OO
6 9 (33.33%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
1 26 (96.30%) C++
2 17 (62.96%) Python
3 16 (59.26%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) C
5 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware