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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 69 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing PhD 7 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.06% 2.40% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.29% 5.88% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 19 10
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
213 323 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 32.18% 40.83% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 181 258 266
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) C
3 9 (75.00%) C++
3 9 (75.00%) Information Security
4 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
4 8 (66.67%) Physics
5 6 (50.00%) Wireless
5 6 (50.00%) JSP
5 6 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
5 6 (50.00%) Signal Processing
5 6 (50.00%) VHDL
5 6 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (50.00%) Software-Defined Radio
6 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (25.00%) HTTP
7 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 3 (25.00%) CSS
7 3 (25.00%) HTML
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 6 (50.00%) Wireless
1 6 (50.00%) Software-Defined Radio
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
1 3 (25.00%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) FPGA Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) JSP
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
2 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (25.00%) jQuery
2 3 (25.00%) Lucene
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 8 (66.67%) Physics
2 6 (50.00%) VHDL
2 6 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows CE
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 6 (50.00%) Signal Processing
3 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) C
2 9 (75.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) HNC
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle