The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 137 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.085% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.80% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Average salary £50,000 £31,250 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -43.18%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
PhD
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
982 876 625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.61% 38.05% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 570 606 500
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PhD
Salary Trend in Reading

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

PhD Salary Trend in Reading

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (50.00%) Cybernetics
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Numerical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Communications Security
2 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematica
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematica
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Research Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (50.00%) Cybernetics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Physics
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Numerical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Communications Security
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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