The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 94 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing PhD 6 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.60% 0.24% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 0.66% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 7
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.11%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
387 304 498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 38.66% 36.06% 55.46%
Number of salaries quoted 295 264 381
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £52,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

PhD
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

PhD Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

PhD
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Cheltenham -3 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Cirencester - 1 £28,250 -
PhD
South West

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) Physics
4 6 (42.86%) Chemistry
4 6 (42.86%) WCF
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
4 6 (42.86%) C#
4 6 (42.86%) C++
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) CSS
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
6 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
8 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 1 (7.14%) VCP4

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Engineering Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
1 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
1 6 (42.86%) WCF
1 6 (42.86%) jQuery
1 6 (42.86%) HTML5
1 6 (42.86%) CSS3
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Computer Science
2 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (42.86%) Physics
3 6 (42.86%) Chemistry
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) C++
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft