Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 273 303
Rank change year-on-year +30 +30 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.13% 0.13% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.58% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 2
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -6.67% +78.57%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £39,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £51,250 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +36.67% -11.76% +30.77%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1371 1722 2191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.03% 22.42% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1473 1687
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,250 £24,695
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Leeds +27 9 £52,500 +50.00%
PhD
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
1 8 (88.89%) Machine Learning
2 7 (77.78%) Analytics
2 7 (77.78%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Statistics
3 6 (66.67%) R
3 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 5 (55.56%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (55.56%) Social Media
4 5 (55.56%) Facebook
4 5 (55.56%) Twitter
5 4 (44.44%) Data Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (22.22%) C++
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) Physics
7 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
7 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 1 (11.11%) SAS
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) Retail
7 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Neural Network
7 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (11.11%) Deep Learning

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 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Data Scientist
2 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate C++ Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Junior
2 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Keras
1 1 (11.11%) TensorFlow
1 1 (11.11%) Theano
1 1 (11.11%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 5 (55.56%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (55.56%) Social Media
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Machine Learning
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) Statistics
4 4 (44.44%) Data Analytics
5 2 (22.22%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (11.11%) Chemistry
6 1 (11.11%) Convolutional Neural Network
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Deep Learning
6 1 (11.11%) Neural Network
6 1 (11.11%) Physics
6 1 (11.11%) Prototyping
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Telematics
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) R
3 2 (22.22%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Facebook
1 5 (55.56%) Twitter