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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 197 214 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.018% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.052% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
1748 1925 1880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.27% 34.94% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1263 1428
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 8 £47,500 - 1
Slough - 1 £65,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £40,000 -
Crowthorne - 1 £40,000 - 1
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 8 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) UML
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
4 7 (43.75%) Firmware
4 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (43.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (43.75%) Release Management
4 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
4 7 (43.75%) SDLC
5 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) Physics
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Electronics
6 3 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (18.75%) Google
6 3 (18.75%) Facebook
6 3 (18.75%) Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Digital Signal Processing
6 3 (18.75%) Signal Processing
6 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (18.75%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Analytics
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
1 7 (43.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Games
2 3 (18.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Data Scientist
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Research Scientist
4 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mathematics
2 3 (18.75%) Physics
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Chemistry
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) UNIX
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) UML
2 7 (43.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (43.75%) Release Management
2 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Software Architecture
2 7 (43.75%) SDLC
3 3 (18.75%) Analytics
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Signal Processing
3 3 (18.75%) Signal Processing
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Data Transformation
3 3 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Facebook
Crowthorne, Berkshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago