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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 43 62
Rank change year-on-year +19 +19  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 30 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 7.92% 4.00% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.79% 16.18% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 16
Median salary £32,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.12% -3.12%  
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 Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 112 136 156
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 29.55% 24.73% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 93 115 142
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northampton region with a requirement for PhD.

1 35 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 33 (94.29%) Mathematics
3 31 (88.57%) C++
4 28 (80.00%) Linux
5 27 (77.14%) Computer Vision
6 26 (74.29%) Windows
7 25 (71.43%) Physics
8 24 (68.57%) Degree
8 24 (68.57%) Software Engineering
9 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
11 19 (54.29%) Algorithms
12 18 (51.43%) Image Processing
13 17 (48.57%) OO
14 16 (45.71%) MATLAB
14 16 (45.71%) Signal Processing
15 13 (37.14%) Games
15 13 (37.14%) C#
15 13 (37.14%) Computer Science Degree
16 12 (34.29%) Scrum
17 11 (31.43%) Electronics
17 11 (31.43%) Python
17 11 (31.43%) C
18 9 (25.71%) Machine Learning
19 8 (22.86%) OOP
19 8 (22.86%) GitHub
20 7 (20.00%) LabVIEW
20 7 (20.00%) Maple
21 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
21 4 (11.43%) Firmware

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 7 (20.00%) Maple
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (37.14%) Games
2 11 (31.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) C Software Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) C++ Software Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Computer Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Computer Vision Engineer
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Graduate
2 9 (25.71%) Research Scientist
3 8 (22.86%) Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) C# WCF Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Yocto
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.71%) EJB
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) HTML5
2 2 (5.71%) J2EE
2 2 (5.71%) jQuery
2 2 (5.71%) JSP
2 2 (5.71%) Servlets
2 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
2 2 (5.71%) WCF
2 2 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 19 (54.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Linux
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Mathematics
2 27 (77.14%) Computer Vision
3 25 (71.43%) Physics
4 24 (68.57%) Software Engineering
5 21 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (51.43%) Image Processing
7 17 (48.57%) OO
8 16 (45.71%) Signal Processing
9 12 (34.29%) Scrum
10 9 (25.71%) Machine Learning
11 8 (22.86%) OOP
12 4 (11.43%) Web Development
13 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) C++
2 16 (45.71%) MATLAB
3 13 (37.14%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) C
4 11 (31.43%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (68.57%) Degree
2 13 (37.14%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle
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