The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 59 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Permanent jobs citing PhD 20 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.89% 1.11% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.33% 2.83% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 7
Average salary £44,125 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.94% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £45,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,150 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
PhD
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
273 353 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 39.39% 39.27% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 222 260 237
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

PhD
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

PhD Salary Trend in Guildford

PhD
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Guildford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 15 (55.56%) C
3 15 (55.56%) C++
3 15 (55.56%) VHDL
4 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
4 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 14 (51.85%) Web Services
5 12 (44.44%) Linux
5 12 (44.44%) Digital Signal Processing
5 12 (44.44%) Signal Processing
6 11 (40.74%) MySQL
6 11 (40.74%) Oracle
7 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
8 9 (33.33%) Physics
9 8 (29.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 8 (29.63%) Windows
10 7 (25.93%) C#
10 7 (25.93%) OO
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.93%) ISEB
10 7 (25.93%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (25.93%) MATLAB
10 7 (25.93%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (25.93%) Business Development
10 7 (25.93%) Chemistry
10 7 (25.93%) Life Science

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Software-Defined Radio
1 5 (18.52%) Wireless
2 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) MySQL
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (14.81%) Maven
2 4 (14.81%) YourKit
General
1 7 (25.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
3 5 (18.52%) FPGA Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Web Services
2 5 (18.52%) JSP
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
3 4 (14.81%) Spring
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) Spring MVC
4 2 (7.41%) Struts
4 2 (7.41%) J2EE
4 2 (7.41%) Lucene
4 2 (7.41%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) VHDL
2 9 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 9 (33.33%) Physics
3 8 (29.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (25.93%) Chemistry
4 7 (25.93%) Life Science
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) PKI
6 1 (3.70%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Information Security
2 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Digital Signal Processing
3 12 (44.44%) Signal Processing
4 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 7 (25.93%) OO
5 7 (25.93%) Business Development
5 7 (25.93%) V-Model
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.70%) Cyber Security
8 1 (3.70%) Image Processing
8 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) C
2 15 (55.56%) C++
3 14 (51.85%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) C#
4 7 (25.93%) MATLAB
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) ISEB
3 7 (25.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft