The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.59%
PhD
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
178 159 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 22.68% 27.80% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 149 144 189
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £41,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

PhD
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

PhD Salary Trend in Somerset

PhD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) HTML5
2 5 (71.43%) Objective-C
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) C#

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML5
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Objective-C
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared