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

PhD
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 303 327 344
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17 +32
Permanent jobs citing PhD 7 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.073% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.46% 0.38% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 6
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £47,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.58% +31.94% -15.29%
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +8.70%

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 1,525 2,098 2,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.85% 19.65% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,249 1,669 2,343
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,700 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 July 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 July 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 +24 3 £50,000 +42.86% 1
South Yorkshire +12 2 £35,000 -33.33% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 - 2
PhD
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Heuristic Evaluation
3 2 (28.57%) TensorFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) CUDA
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) OpenCV
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (28.57%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Vision
3 2 (28.57%) Quantitative Research
3 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (28.57%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
3 2 (28.57%) Co-Design
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) CAD
3 2 (28.57%) Robotics
3 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (28.57%) Physics
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) MFC

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:

General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning Scientist
1 2 (28.57%) Senior User Experience Researcher
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience Researcher
2 1 (14.29%) 3D CAD Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) CAD Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) MFC
1 2 (28.57%) OpenCV
1 2 (28.57%) TensorFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Qt
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) CUDA
2 2 (28.57%) Robotics
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (14.29%) 3D Printing
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) CAD
2 2 (28.57%) Co-Design
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Vision
2 2 (28.57%) Heuristic Evaluation
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) Physics
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Qualitative Research
2 2 (28.57%) Quantitative Research
2 2 (28.57%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Fortran
3 1 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (14.29%) QA