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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 216 213 214
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing PhD 6 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 7
Average salary £50,000 £31,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £35,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
2057 1828 1803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.54% 34.09% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1277 1422
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram 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 27 January 2015. 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
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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
Newbury - 3 £53,500 -
Reading +3 2 £50,000 +60.00% 1
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (62.50%) Physics
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (25.00%) Firmware
6 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (25.00%) Military
6 2 (25.00%) Mathematica
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (25.00%) Military
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Research Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (62.50%) Physics
3 2 (25.00%) Chemistry
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (25.00%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Numerical Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Communications Security
2 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago