Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 289 321
Rank change year-on-year +27 +32 +26
Permanent jobs citing PhD 16 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.76% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +50.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 1,328 1,702 2,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.89% 17.76% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,033 1,411 1,959
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,050 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
South Yorkshire +6 12 £60,000 +33.33% 2
West Yorkshire +29 2 £110,000 +109.52% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (81.25%) Machine Learning
3 12 (75.00%) Hazelcast
3 12 (75.00%) Algorithms
3 12 (75.00%) Java
3 12 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (75.00%) Degree
4 11 (68.75%) QA
4 11 (68.75%) Amazon S3
4 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) Postgraduate
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 11 (68.75%) IntelliJ
4 11 (68.75%) GitLab
4 11 (68.75%) Skype
4 11 (68.75%) TypeScript
4 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
4 11 (68.75%) Games
4 11 (68.75%) Anomaly Detection
4 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Management
4 11 (68.75%) GitHub
4 11 (68.75%) CloudFront
4 11 (68.75%) Node.js
4 11 (68.75%) Vue.js
4 11 (68.75%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (68.75%) Terraform
4 11 (68.75%) CircleCI
4 11 (68.75%) Consul

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (68.75%) Amazon S3
1 11 (68.75%) CloudFront
1 11 (68.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Hazelcast
1 12 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (68.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Redis
3 1 (6.25%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) CircleCI
1 11 (68.75%) GitLab
1 11 (68.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (68.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Developer
2 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Elastic Stack
1 11 (68.75%) Node.js
1 11 (68.75%) Vue.js
2 2 (12.50%) OpenCV
2 2 (12.50%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 11 (68.75%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Machine Learning
2 11 (68.75%) Anomaly Detection
2 11 (68.75%) Collaborative Working
2 11 (68.75%) Decision-Making
2 11 (68.75%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (25.00%) Deep Learning
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Vision
4 2 (12.50%) Neural Network
5 1 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) TypeScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 11 (68.75%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Consul
1 11 (68.75%) Prometheus
1 11 (68.75%) Terraform