PhD Jobs in Northern Ireland

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
UK > Northern Ireland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 63 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - - -28
Permanent jobs citing PhD 14 0 1
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.95% - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% - 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) - - -
UK median annual salary £62,500 £75,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.26% +14.00%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 241 272 222
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 33.61% 30.91% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74 76 85
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,624 £32,365 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% -7.37% +35.71%
75th Percentile £61,650 £60,000 £62,250
90th Percentile £68,375 £78,750 £76,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +9.09% -

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Northern Ireland

PhD
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PhD in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for PhD in Northern Ireland

PhD
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 May 2024. 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
Jobs
County Antrim - 14 - - 2
PhD
UK

PhD
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) AWS
1 9 (64.29%) Azure
1 9 (64.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (64.29%) HTTP
2 9 (64.29%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (64.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
1 9 (64.29%) Software Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Senior
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Web Services
2 9 (64.29%) AngularJS
2 9 (64.29%) Kafka
2 9 (64.29%) Node.js
2 9 (64.29%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (64.29%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) FFmpeg
3 5 (35.71%) GStreamer
3 5 (35.71%) OpenCV
3 5 (35.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) IoT
2 5 (35.71%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Vision
1 14 (100.00%) Deep Learning
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 14 (100.00%) Threat Analysis
2 9 (64.29%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (64.29%) Data Analytics
2 9 (64.29%) Microservices
2 9 (64.29%) Product Management
3 5 (35.71%) Asynchronous Programming
3 5 (35.71%) Epics
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) User Stories
3 5 (35.71%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Bash
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
1 14 (100.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Docker
1 5 (35.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Google