Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 92 112
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.21% 0.21% 0.075%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 0.96% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,250 - £37,500
10th Percentile £32,625 - £33,750
90th Percentile £40,875 - £41,250
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £66,250
% change year-on-year +37.50% -39.62% +65.63%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 140 208 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.04% 22.06% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 109 150 233
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -5.80%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £21,300
90th Percentile £56,100 £50,000 £53,250
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Staffordshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Staffordshire

PhD
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £36,250 -
PhD
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Chatbot
1 2 (100.00%) Data Science

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) Chatbot
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Data Science
1 2 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) R
1 2 (100.00%) SQL