The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 124 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.49% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.66% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 1
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
PhD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
672 601 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.16% 29.55% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 509 420 482
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

PhD Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

PhD
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -8 8 £40,000 -
High Wycombe - 2 £47,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 25 (96.15%) Physics
2 24 (92.31%) Computer Science
3 23 (88.46%) C#
3 23 (88.46%) Degree
4 22 (84.62%) Mathematics
5 21 (80.77%) Windows
6 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
7 17 (65.38%) Visual Studio
8 16 (61.54%) SQL
9 15 (57.69%) C++
9 15 (57.69%) Linux
9 15 (57.69%) Python
10 14 (53.85%) Electronics
10 14 (53.85%) Scrum
10 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (46.15%) Image Processing
11 12 (46.15%) Pattern Recognition
12 11 (42.31%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (34.62%) WCF
13 9 (34.62%) WPF
14 7 (26.92%) jQuery
14 7 (26.92%) Web Development
14 7 (26.92%) HTML
15 6 (23.08%) .NET
15 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
15 6 (23.08%) Games
15 6 (23.08%) Silverlight
15 6 (23.08%) HTML5
16 5 (19.23%) Project Management
17 4 (15.38%) Multithreading

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (7.69%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (7.69%) Base SAS
1 2 (7.69%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (53.85%) Electronics
2 6 (23.08%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Software Engineer
2 14 (53.85%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (23.08%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) WCF
1 9 (34.62%) WPF
2 7 (26.92%) jQuery
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 6 (23.08%) HTML5
3 6 (23.08%) Silverlight
4 2 (7.69%) BREW
Miscellaneous
1 25 (96.15%) Physics
2 24 (92.31%) Computer Science
3 22 (84.62%) Mathematics
4 11 (42.31%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Economics
5 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Scrum
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Image Processing
3 12 (46.15%) Pattern Recognition
4 7 (26.92%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) Operations Research
9 1 (3.85%) Line Management
9 1 (3.85%) Predictive Modelling
9 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 15 (57.69%) Python
3 15 (57.69%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (88.46%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate