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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 139 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.077% - 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% - 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1043 881 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.38% 35.62% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 594 626 616
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Military
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematica
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Cybernetics
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Numerical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Communications Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (100.00%) Mathematica
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Research Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (100.00%) Statistics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybernetics
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Numerical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Communications Security
1 2 (100.00%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared