The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 191 209
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.085% 0.25% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 1.14% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
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 West Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 665 880 1066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 18.76% 22.30% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 513 738 864
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

PhD
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for PhD in West Yorkshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in West Yorkshire

PhD
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 2 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Castleford - 1 - -
PhD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Econometrics
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) SPSS
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Strategist
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Keras
1 1 (20.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (20.00%) Theano
1 1 (20.00%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Econometrics
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (20.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (20.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Linear Regression
3 1 (20.00%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (20.00%) Mechatronics
3 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) R
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Leeds
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago