Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 304 320 335
Rank change year-on-year +16 +15 +38
Permanent jobs citing PhD 15 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.094% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.45% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 5
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -2.78% -13.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £35,400
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +7.48% +7.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,600 2,236 2,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.49% 21.07% 24.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 1,820 2,357
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Yorkshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Yorkshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PhD in Yorkshire

PhD
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 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
West Yorkshire +2 9 £52,500 +50.00% 1
South Yorkshire +7 3 £36,000 -34.55% 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 5
PhD
England

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

1 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
1 8 (53.33%) Machine Learning
2 7 (46.67%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Data Science
3 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 6 (40.00%) C++
4 5 (33.33%) Statistics
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (26.67%) Facebook
5 4 (26.67%) Twitter
5 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
5 4 (26.67%) Social Media
6 3 (20.00%) Physics
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) MFC
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (20.00%) CAD
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) User Experience
7 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
7 2 (13.33%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (13.33%) Actionable Recommendations

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3D CAD Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3D Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) CAD Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior User Experience Researcher
3 2 (13.33%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (6.67%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) MFC
2 2 (13.33%) OpenCV
2 2 (13.33%) Qt
2 2 (13.33%) TensorFlow
2 2 (13.33%) WinForms
2 2 (13.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (26.67%) Social Media
3 3 (20.00%) User Experience
4 2 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) CUDA
4 2 (13.33%) Robotics
5 1 (6.67%) 3D Printing
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Machine Learning
1 8 (53.33%) Mathematics
2 7 (46.67%) Analytics
3 6 (40.00%) Data Science
3 6 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (33.33%) Statistics
5 3 (20.00%) CAD
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Physics
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Applied Mathematics
6 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 2 (13.33%) CAE
6 2 (13.33%) Heuristic Evaluation
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
6 2 (13.33%) Qualitative Research
6 2 (13.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Fortran
4 2 (13.33%) R
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Facebook
1 4 (26.67%) Twitter