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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 60 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +13
Permanent jobs citing PhD 14 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.25% 0.28% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.51% 0.89% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 3
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
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
215 225 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.57% 32.05% 39.15%
Number of salaries quoted 191 198 300
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,632 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Guildford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 20 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 33 (100.00%) Degree
2 25 (75.76%) Information Security
3 24 (72.73%) Java
4 20 (60.61%) C++
4 20 (60.61%) Linux
5 19 (57.58%) C
5 19 (57.58%) VHDL
6 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
6 18 (54.55%) SQL
6 18 (54.55%) Web Services
7 17 (51.52%) Digital Signal Processing
7 17 (51.52%) Signal Processing
8 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
9 13 (39.39%) MySQL
9 13 (39.39%) Oracle
9 13 (39.39%) Windows
9 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (36.36%) Business Development
10 12 (36.36%) OO
10 12 (36.36%) C#
10 12 (36.36%) MATLAB
10 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
10 12 (36.36%) Coaching
11 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
13 8 (24.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (21.21%) YourKit
14 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
14 7 (21.21%) Spring MVC

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (21.21%) HTTP
1 7 (21.21%) SAN
2 5 (15.15%) Wireless
2 5 (15.15%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) MySQL
2 7 (21.21%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Eclipse
1 7 (21.21%) Maven
1 7 (21.21%) YourKit
2 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (9.09%) Electronics
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 5 (15.15%) FPGA Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Graduate
6 2 (6.06%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) Spring
2 7 (21.21%) Spring MVC
2 7 (21.21%) jQuery
3 5 (15.15%) JSP
4 4 (12.12%) J2EE
4 4 (12.12%) Spring Integration
4 4 (12.12%) Lucene
5 3 (9.09%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) VHDL
2 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
4 7 (21.21%) Physics
5 6 (18.18%) Chemistry
5 6 (18.18%) Life Science
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
3 17 (51.52%) Digital Signal Processing
3 17 (51.52%) Signal Processing
4 16 (48.48%) Multithreading
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (36.36%) OO
6 12 (36.36%) Business Development
6 12 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 12 (36.36%) Coaching
7 7 (21.21%) MVC
7 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (18.18%) V-Model
8 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.09%) Cyber Security
11 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (3.03%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 20 (60.61%) C++
3 19 (57.58%) C
4 18 (54.55%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) MATLAB
5 12 (36.36%) C#
6 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (18.18%) ISEB
4 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft