Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 285 326 346
Rank change year-on-year +41 +20 +41
Permanent jobs citing PhD 13 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.13% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 7
Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -12.50% +19.40%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,025 £49,150
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%

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 1,694 2,387 3,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.55% 21.99% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,972 2,337
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £60,100
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +9 10 £52,500 +50.00% 3
South Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 - 1
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 10 (76.92%) Python
1 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
1 10 (76.92%) Machine Learning
2 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 9 (69.23%) Statistics
3 8 (61.54%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (61.54%) Facebook
3 8 (61.54%) Twitter
3 8 (61.54%) Social Media
4 6 (46.15%) R
4 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
5 4 (30.77%) Apache Spark
5 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Automotive
7 2 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
8 1 (7.69%) WPF
8 1 (7.69%) Time Management
8 1 (7.69%) Telematics
8 1 (7.69%) Qt
8 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall

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 (30.77%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Data Scientist
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3D CAD Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) CAD Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Control Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) MFC
1 1 (7.69%) Qt
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
1 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (61.54%) Social Media
2 6 (46.15%) Algorithms
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Machine Learning
1 10 (76.92%) Mathematics
2 9 (69.23%) Analytics
2 9 (69.23%) Statistics
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) CAD
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Physics
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.69%) Telematics
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) R
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Fortran
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Facebook
1 8 (61.54%) Twitter
2 1 (7.69%) ANSYS