The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 324 421 358
Rank change year-on-year
+97 -63
Permanent jobs citing PhD 113 46 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.22% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 0.71% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 103 46 97
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
PhD
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5780 6508 7539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.67% 31.73% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4738 5160 5743
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PhD
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PhD Salary Trend in the South East

PhD
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in the South East

PhD
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +38 55 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Hampshire +24 19 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Surrey +36 16 £35,500 -17.44% 2
West Sussex +4 8 £27,500 -21.42%
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire +1 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for PhD.

1 122 (54.22%) Software Engineering
2 120 (53.33%) C++
3 94 (41.78%) Degree
4 93 (41.33%) Computer Science
5 85 (37.78%) Mathematics
6 84 (37.33%) Machine Learning
7 72 (32.00%) C#
8 67 (29.78%) Algorithms
9 66 (29.33%) Physics
10 63 (28.00%) Java
11 50 (22.22%) .NET
11 50 (22.22%) Python
11 50 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (20.44%) MATLAB
13 41 (18.22%) R
14 40 (17.78%) HTML
15 39 (17.33%) Big Data
15 39 (17.33%) Signal Processing
16 36 (16.00%) JavaScript
17 33 (14.67%) C
17 33 (14.67%) CSS
17 33 (14.67%) OO
17 33 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (13.78%) Linux
19 29 (12.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 28 (12.44%) STL
21 27 (12.00%) Games
21 27 (12.00%) Multithreading
22 26 (11.56%) Analytics
23 25 (11.11%) HTML5

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.44%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.78%) Apache
3 3 (1.33%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.33%) SAS
4 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (7.56%) GNU Octave
2 5 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.22%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) SPSS
4 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.44%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.78%) SaaS
4 7 (3.11%) GitHub
5 6 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) IaaS
8 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) Wireless
2 5 (2.22%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.78%) RS-232
3 4 (1.78%) RS-485
3 4 (1.78%) SAN
4 3 (1.33%) NAS
5 2 (0.89%) Internet
6 1 (0.44%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.44%) InfiniBand
6 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.33%) Big Data
2 21 (9.33%) NoSQL
2 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.56%) Hadoop
4 13 (5.78%) Relational Database
5 12 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.44%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.44%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.11%) Apache Hive
7 7 (3.11%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.78%) GIS
8 4 (1.78%) HBase
8 4 (1.78%) Spotfire
9 3 (1.33%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.89%) HAWQ
10 2 (0.89%) MySQL
10 2 (0.89%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.89%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.89%) Spark SQL
11 1 (0.44%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.67%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.78%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.89%) Subversion
5 2 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (12.00%) Games
2 23 (10.22%) Electronics
3 17 (7.56%) Finance
4 15 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.33%) Aerospace
6 10 (4.44%) Marketing
7 9 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (2.22%) Avionics
9 4 (1.78%) Banking
9 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.33%) Military
10 3 (1.33%) Retail
11 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (37.33%) Developer
2 62 (27.56%) Software Engineer
3 32 (14.22%) Software Developer
4 30 (13.33%) Research Engineer
5 29 (12.89%) C++ Software Engineer
6 27 (12.00%) Graduate
7 26 (11.56%) C# Developer
7 26 (11.56%) C# Software Developer
8 20 (8.89%) C++ Developer
8 20 (8.89%) Computer Engineer
8 20 (8.89%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 20 (8.89%) Java Developer
9 17 (7.56%) Graduate Developer
9 17 (7.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 13 (5.78%) .NET Developer
10 13 (5.78%) Algorithm Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.89%) Analyst
12 11 (4.89%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (22.22%) .NET
2 40 (17.78%) HTML
3 33 (14.67%) CSS
4 29 (12.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 28 (12.44%) STL
6 25 (11.11%) HTML5
7 20 (8.89%) AngularJS
8 18 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 18 (8.00%) CSS3
8 18 (8.00%) OpenCV
8 18 (8.00%) RESTful
9 17 (7.56%) OpenGL
10 15 (6.67%) XML
11 14 (6.22%) JSON
12 13 (5.78%) Natural Language Processing
12 13 (5.78%) Web Services
13 12 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (4.44%) .NET Framework
14 10 (4.44%) Node.js
14 10 (4.44%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 93 (41.33%) Computer Science
2 85 (37.78%) Mathematics
3 67 (29.78%) Algorithms
4 66 (29.33%) Physics
5 20 (8.89%) Visualisation
6 18 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 13 (5.78%) Chemistry
8 13 (5.78%) NHS
8 13 (5.78%) Statistics
9 11 (4.89%) Mobile App
10 10 (4.44%) 3D Graphics
10 10 (4.44%) Biology
11 7 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (2.67%) Robotics
13 5 (2.22%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (2.22%) Life Science
14 4 (1.78%) Credit Risk
14 4 (1.78%) Informatics
14 4 (1.78%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.78%) Linux
2 23 (10.22%) Android
3 22 (9.78%) Apple iOS
4 20 (8.89%) Windows
5 9 (4.00%) Unix
6 3 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (54.22%) Software Engineering
2 84 (37.33%) Machine Learning
3 50 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (17.33%) Signal Processing
5 33 (14.67%) OO
6 27 (12.00%) Multithreading
7 26 (11.56%) Analytics
8 25 (11.11%) Computer Vision
9 20 (8.89%) Bayesian Methods
9 20 (8.89%) Data Analytics
9 20 (8.89%) Data Visualisation
10 19 (8.44%) TDD
11 17 (7.56%) Digital Signal Processing
12 16 (7.11%) Android Development
13 15 (6.67%) iOS Development
13 15 (6.67%) MVC
13 15 (6.67%) Time Management
14 14 (6.22%) Web Development
15 13 (5.78%) OOD
16 12 (5.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 120 (53.33%) C++
2 72 (32.00%) C#
3 63 (28.00%) Java
4 50 (22.22%) Python
5 46 (20.44%) MATLAB
6 41 (18.22%) R
7 36 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 33 (14.67%) C
9 18 (8.00%) F#
10 15 (6.67%) SQL
11 10 (4.44%) HLSL
12 8 (3.56%) Haskell
13 7 (3.11%) Ruby
14 6 (2.67%) Scala
15 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.33%) Perl
15 3 (1.33%) VB
16 2 (0.89%) Fortran
17 1 (0.44%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.44%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 94 (41.78%) Degree
2 12 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.89%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (0.44%) MISRA
2 1 (0.44%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.44%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.44%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) logstash
2 2 (0.89%) Nessus
2 2 (0.89%) Nmap
2 2 (0.89%) StatsD
Vendors
1 11 (4.89%) Oracle
2 6 (2.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.22%) Google
4 4 (1.78%) Cloudera
4 4 (1.78%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.78%) IBM
4 4 (1.78%) Intel
4 4 (1.78%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.33%) SAP
6 2 (0.89%) ANSYS
6 2 (0.89%) Greenplum
6 2 (0.89%) Informatica
6 2 (0.89%) New Relic
6 2 (0.89%) Qualys
6 2 (0.89%) Talend
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.44%) Atmel
7 1 (0.44%) EMC
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