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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 199 210 224
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.071% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.19% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £48,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1674 2057 1963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.60% 36.67% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1259 1503
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 - 5 £45,000 -
Crowthorne - 3 £40,000 -
Wokingham - 3 £40,000 -
Slough - 2 £47,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (27.78%) Release Management
4 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Firmware
4 5 (27.78%) SDLC
5 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) Electronics
5 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
6 3 (16.67%) Simulink
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) 3GPP
1 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.56%) 3G
1 1 (5.56%) 802.11
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
1 1 (5.56%) 2G
1 1 (5.56%) MIMO
1 1 (5.56%) LTE
1 1 (5.56%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
1 5 (27.78%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Electronics
3 3 (16.67%) Games
3 3 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Data Scientist
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Research Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) RF Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) SciPy
2 2 (11.11%) NumPy
2 2 (11.11%) Pandas
2 2 (11.11%) scikit-learn
3 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Physics
2 3 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (5.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Release Management
2 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
2 5 (27.78%) UML
2 5 (27.78%) Software Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) SDLC
3 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Data Transformation
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Signal Processing
4 3 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
5 2 (11.11%) Data Munging
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Information Management
6 1 (5.56%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) R
6 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Firmware
2 2 (11.11%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Google
2 3 (16.67%) Facebook
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