The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
South East / Kent
Rank 81 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.48% - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £46,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
174 319 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.04% 30.61% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 132 274 234
Median salary £43,000 £36,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

PhD
Salary Trend in Kent

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

PhD Salary Trend in Kent

PhD
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 2 £46,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for PhD.

1 4 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) R
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 3 (75.00%) Big Data
2 3 (75.00%) Linear Algebra
2 3 (75.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Data Munging
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Random Forest

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (100.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 4 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 4 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Linear Algebra
2 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (50.00%) Data Munging
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) R
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree