The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 206 222 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
PhD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1570 2045 1916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.33% 37.13% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1348 1298
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

PhD Salary Trend in Berkshire

PhD
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 6 £40,000 -15.78%
Slough +5 3 £35,000 -46.15%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
1 9 (69.23%) JSON
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
1 9 (69.23%) Big Data
1 9 (69.23%) Algorithms
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) UML
3 6 (46.15%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) OOD
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
3 6 (46.15%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) Machine Learning
3 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 3 (23.08%) Electronics
5 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
5 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
5 3 (23.08%) Digital Signal Processing
5 3 (23.08%) Signal Processing
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
5 3 (23.08%) REST

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) RS-232
1 3 (23.08%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Big Data
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Software Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Agile C# Developer
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 6 (46.15%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Junior
4 3 (23.08%) Junior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) JSON
2 7 (53.85%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) GWT
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) J2EE
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Algorithms
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 6 (46.15%) Visualisation
3 3 (23.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (46.15%) Machine Learning
3 6 (46.15%) OOD
3 6 (46.15%) UML
4 3 (23.08%) Data Acquisition
4 3 (23.08%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
4 3 (23.08%) Signal Processing
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker