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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 126 113 125
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.098% 0.64% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 2.16% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 3
Average salary £139,250 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+199.46% -7.00%
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
563 602 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.72% 29.86% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 460 453 512
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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
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 April 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Bristol

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Physics
3 5 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (10.00%) NASTRAN
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) PaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Clojure
7 1 (10.00%) Hudson
7 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
7 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (10.00%) Gradle
7 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (10.00%) Docker
7 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) HP Helion
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
1 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (60.00%) Physics
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (10.00%) MPEG
5 1 (10.00%) DTV
5 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Parallel Programming
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Fortran
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) Rackspace