The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 103 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 8 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.56% 0.52% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
PhD
Buckinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
427 389 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.11% 34.03% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 319 270 247
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

PhD
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

PhD Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
1 21 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (95.24%) Mathematics
2 20 (95.24%) Physics
2 20 (95.24%) C#
3 15 (71.43%) C++
3 15 (71.43%) Linux
3 15 (71.43%) Python
3 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 14 (66.67%) Scrum
4 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (66.67%) Electronics
4 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
5 12 (57.14%) Image Processing
5 12 (57.14%) Pattern Recognition
6 11 (52.38%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (33.33%) Web Development
7 7 (33.33%) jQuery
7 7 (33.33%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) HTML5
8 6 (28.57%) WCF
8 6 (28.57%) WPF
8 6 (28.57%) Silverlight
8 6 (28.57%) Games
9 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
9 1 (4.76%) Multithreading

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (66.67%) Electronics
2 6 (28.57%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 14 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
1 7 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (28.57%) HTML5
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 6 (28.57%) WCF
2 6 (28.57%) WPF
2 6 (28.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 20 (95.24%) Mathematics
2 20 (95.24%) Physics
3 11 (52.38%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) Scrum
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) Image Processing
3 12 (57.14%) Pattern Recognition
4 7 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) C++
2 15 (71.43%) Python
3 14 (66.67%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree