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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 213 225 218
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.069% 0.018% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.054% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -58.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
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
2121 1864 1871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.39% 33.33% 33.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1341 1576
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
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 17 September 2014. 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
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
Reading - 2 - -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Electronics
3 3 (50.00%) Statistics
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) Military
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematica
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (33.33%) Cybernetics
4 2 (33.33%) Numerical Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Communications Security
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Image Processing
5 1 (16.67%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematica
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior C Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Research Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Statistician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Physics
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Cybernetics
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Numerical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Communications Security
2 2 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) CDISC
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago