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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 219 220 224
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.078% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.29% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
1678 2052 1834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.86% 37.49% 33.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1409 1270
Average salary £55,000 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.98% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) OOP
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Big Data
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) STL
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Physics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) Spring
5 1 (16.67%) Advertising
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Hibernate

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) STL
3 1 (16.67%) GWT
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker