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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 118 129 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing PhD 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.12% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 0.33% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £30,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -28.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
584 598 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 31.06% 34.59% 39.53%
Number of salaries quoted 465 501 536
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Bristol

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (66.67%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Degree
3 14 (51.85%) Mathematics
4 13 (48.15%) Algorithms
4 13 (48.15%) C++
5 12 (44.44%) Python
5 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 11 (40.74%) Physics
6 11 (40.74%) C#
6 11 (40.74%) .NET
7 10 (37.04%) Fortran
7 10 (37.04%) Aerospace
7 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
7 10 (37.04%) NASTRAN
8 7 (25.93%) Software Architecture
9 4 (14.81%) C
9 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
10 3 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
10 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
10 3 (11.11%) SQL
10 3 (11.11%) OO
10 3 (11.11%) Finance
10 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (11.11%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Retail
11 2 (7.41%) MVC
11 2 (7.41%) Project Management
11 2 (7.41%) SOA
11 2 (7.41%) Web Services

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 10 (37.04%) NASTRAN
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 10 (37.04%) Aerospace
1 10 (37.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Software Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Mathematics
2 13 (48.15%) Algorithms
3 11 (40.74%) Physics
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) UNIX
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.93%) Software Architecture
3 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
3 3 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) SOA
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.70%) OOP
5 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
5 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 12 (44.44%) Python
4 11 (40.74%) C#
5 10 (37.04%) Fortran
6 4 (14.81%) C
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (7.41%) F#
9 1 (3.70%) Golang
9 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benifits, Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Posted: 23 days ago