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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 63 64 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 8 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.46% 1.26% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.91% 4.15% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 7
Average salary £35,000 £43,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
163 193 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 29.69% 30.30% 31.56%
Number of salaries quoted 129 151 144
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Java
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Tandem
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) VHDL
3 4 (44.44%) Verilog
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
3 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) C
3 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Graduate
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Tandem
2 5 (55.56%) VHDL
3 4 (44.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (44.44%) Verilog
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) C
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded C
2 4 (44.44%) Embedded C++
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
1 8 (88.89%) DV Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared