The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 112 122 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -50
Permanent jobs citing PhD 13 4 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.64% 0.22% 2.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 0.65% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 48
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
601 616 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 29.72% 34.01% 40.12%
Number of salaries quoted 447 494 657
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
South West

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 18 April 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) Java
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
3 15 (78.95%) C#
4 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) REST
5 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
5 1 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (5.26%) Maven
5 1 (5.26%) NASTRAN
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) Physics
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Grails
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) Mule
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) XSLT
5 1 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (5.26%) Fortran
5 1 (5.26%) XQuery
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (5.26%) Mule
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) NASTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
2 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Grails
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
1 1 (5.26%) Physics
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Fortran
3 1 (5.26%) XQuery
3 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
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Sogeti
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Sogeti
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + ben - trips, pens +
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Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago