The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank - 140 139
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.19% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.52% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £65,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
932 766 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.72% 35.43% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 664 542 744
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
Berkshire

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 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) 3D Animation
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Animation
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Physics
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (57.14%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (57.14%) Animation
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft