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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 199 216 218
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing PhD 15 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.33% 0.18% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.50% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 1
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
1518 1813 1940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.64% 35.53% 35.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1192 1279
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Berkshire

PhD
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 9 £40,000 -15.78%
Slough +7 4 £35,000 -46.15%
Maidenhead - 2 £52,500 - 1
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 14 (77.78%) Computer Science
1 14 (77.78%) Big Data
1 14 (77.78%) Algorithms
2 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 13 (72.22%) Degree
3 12 (66.67%) JSON
4 11 (61.11%) Machine Learning
5 9 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
5 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) XML
5 9 (50.00%) UML
5 9 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (50.00%) OOD
5 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (50.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
6 5 (27.78%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
7 4 (22.22%) Electronics
7 4 (22.22%) LabVIEW
7 4 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
7 4 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
7 4 (22.22%) Signal Processing
7 4 (22.22%) RS-232
7 4 (22.22%) RS-485
8 3 (16.67%) Docker
8 3 (16.67%) REST
8 3 (16.67%) NoSQL

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) RS-232
1 4 (22.22%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Big Data
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
4 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.11%) Apache Hive
5 2 (11.11%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Agile C# Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 9 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 9 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 9 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) JSON
2 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Algorithms
1 14 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 9 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.11%) Physics
4 2 (11.11%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 11 (61.11%) Machine Learning
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 9 (50.00%) OOD
3 9 (50.00%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
4 4 (22.22%) Digital Signal Processing
4 4 (22.22%) Signal Processing
5 3 (16.67%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
6 2 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Propensity Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) MATLAB
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) R
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker