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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 62 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.80% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 1.37% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 2
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +31.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
233 219 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 35.04% 31.88% 39.73%
Number of salaries quoted 210 195 307
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,939 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Guildford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 32 (100.00%) Degree
2 25 (78.13%) Information Security
3 24 (75.00%) Java
4 20 (62.50%) C++
4 20 (62.50%) Linux
5 19 (59.38%) C
5 19 (59.38%) VHDL
6 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
6 17 (53.13%) SQL
6 17 (53.13%) Web Services
6 17 (53.13%) Digital Signal Processing
6 17 (53.13%) Signal Processing
7 16 (50.00%) Multithreading
8 13 (40.63%) Windows
9 12 (37.50%) MATLAB
9 12 (37.50%) OO
9 12 (37.50%) MySQL
9 12 (37.50%) Oracle
9 12 (37.50%) C#
9 12 (37.50%) Business Development
9 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
9 12 (37.50%) Coaching
10 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
12 8 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (21.88%) Spring
13 7 (21.88%) Maven
13 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
13 7 (21.88%) MVC

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (21.88%) HTTP
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) Wireless
2 5 (15.63%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) MySQL
2 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Eclipse
1 7 (21.88%) Maven
1 7 (21.88%) YourKit
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.63%) FPGA Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Graduate
6 2 (6.25%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Web Services
2 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
2 7 (21.88%) HTML
2 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 7 (21.88%) Spring
2 7 (21.88%) Spring MVC
2 7 (21.88%) jQuery
3 5 (15.63%) JSP
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE
4 4 (12.50%) Spring Integration
4 4 (12.50%) Lucene
5 3 (9.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (59.38%) VHDL
2 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
4 7 (21.88%) Physics
5 5 (15.63%) Chemistry
5 5 (15.63%) Life Science
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Information Security
2 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
2 17 (53.13%) Digital Signal Processing
2 17 (53.13%) Signal Processing
3 16 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) OO
4 12 (37.50%) Business Development
4 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 12 (37.50%) Coaching
5 7 (21.88%) MVC
5 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (15.63%) V-Model
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Cyber Security
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Development
9 1 (3.13%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) C++
3 19 (59.38%) C
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) MATLAB
5 12 (37.50%) C#
6 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft