Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 83 104
Rank change year-on-year +17 +21 +17
Permanent jobs citing PhD 29 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.68% 2.14% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.89% 8.29% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 75 45
Northamptonshire median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £55,000 £42,500
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.47% -5.00% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 244 374 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 22.55% 25.83% 25.52%
Number of salaries quoted 204 280 435
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,219 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.99% +4.58% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,750
% change year-on-year +0.63% +5.30% +0.67%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Northamptonshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Northamptonshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Northamptonshire

PhD
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +27 29 £30,000 -16.67%
PhD
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 29 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 29 (100.00%) Degree
1 29 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 28 (96.55%) C#
2 28 (96.55%) Games
3 27 (93.10%) Scrum
3 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (93.10%) Software Engineering
3 27 (93.10%) C++
3 27 (93.10%) Linux
4 26 (89.66%) GitHub
4 26 (89.66%) Computer Vision
5 19 (65.52%) Physics
6 17 (58.62%) Electronics
6 17 (58.62%) Python
6 17 (58.62%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
7 16 (55.17%) Algorithms
7 16 (55.17%) Machine Learning
7 16 (55.17%) Subversion
7 16 (55.17%) Java
7 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
8 12 (41.38%) Windows
8 12 (41.38%) Computer Science Degree
9 10 (34.48%) Image Processing
9 10 (34.48%) OOP
9 10 (34.48%) OO
9 10 (34.48%) C
10 2 (6.90%) Web Development
10 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 26 (89.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Git (software)
2 16 (55.17%) Subversion
2 16 (55.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (96.55%) Games
2 17 (58.62%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) C++ Software Engineer
1 26 (89.66%) Software Engineer
2 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) Software Developer
3 16 (55.17%) C++ Developer
3 16 (55.17%) C++ Software Developer
3 16 (55.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 16 (55.17%) Graduate
3 16 (55.17%) Graduate C++ Developer
3 16 (55.17%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
3 16 (55.17%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
3 16 (55.17%) Graduate Developer
3 16 (55.17%) Graduate Software Developer
3 16 (55.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) Computer Engineer
4 10 (34.48%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.90%) HTML
1 2 (6.90%) HTML5
1 2 (6.90%) jQuery
1 2 (6.90%) Silverlight
1 2 (6.90%) WCF
1 2 (6.90%) WPF
2 1 (3.45%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 29 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 16 (55.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 17 (58.62%) Embedded Linux
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 27 (93.10%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (93.10%) Scrum
2 27 (93.10%) Software Engineering
3 26 (89.66%) Computer Vision
4 19 (65.52%) Physics
5 16 (55.17%) Machine Learning
6 10 (34.48%) Image Processing
6 10 (34.48%) OO
6 10 (34.48%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) Prototyping
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) C#
2 27 (93.10%) C++
3 17 (58.62%) Python
4 16 (55.17%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) C
6 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (41.38%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware