The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 129 109 114
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.051% 0.85% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 2.69% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 5
Average salary £250,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+437.63% +16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
PhD
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
562 632 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.85% 31.63% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 479 474 499
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

PhD
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Bristol region.

PhD Salary Trend in Bristol

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Physics
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (16.67%) PaaS
4 1 (16.67%) Clojure
4 1 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (16.67%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (16.67%) HP Helion

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) HP Helion
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Physics
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Internet of Things
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (16.67%) MPEG
4 1 (16.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) Clojure
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) VMware