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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 110 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.55% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% 1.93% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £30,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £51,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
524 519 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.87% 32.99% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 380 434 580
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,225 £57,500 £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 29 August 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Bristol

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (96.30%) Java
2 19 (70.37%) Degree
3 18 (66.67%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
5 13 (48.15%) .NET
6 9 (33.33%) Python
7 8 (29.63%) C++
7 8 (29.63%) Fortran
7 8 (29.63%) Aerospace
7 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
7 8 (29.63%) NASTRAN
7 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
7 8 (29.63%) Physics
7 8 (29.63%) Software Architecture
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) SOA
9 2 (7.41%) Web Services
9 2 (7.41%) OO
9 2 (7.41%) Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
9 2 (7.41%) F#
9 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 2 (7.41%) MVC
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (29.63%) 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
General
1 8 (29.63%) Aerospace
1 8 (29.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Software Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
1 8 (29.63%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) Software Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
3 2 (7.41%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.41%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) SOA
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) MVC
3 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) Python
4 8 (29.63%) Fortran
4 8 (29.63%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) F#
7 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Degree