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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 368 364 359
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing PhD 80 103 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.49% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.52% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 79 93 70
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £53,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
6041 6787 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.34% 32.51% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4915 5248 4933
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire -3 34 £55,000 +29.41% 10
Surrey +11 24 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Hampshire -7 11 £50,000 +25.00% 2
West Sussex - 5 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 4 £40,000 -20.00%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 82 (68.33%) C++
2 78 (65.00%) Degree
3 55 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 49 (40.83%) Computer Science
5 44 (36.67%) Java
6 43 (35.83%) Machine Learning
7 41 (34.17%) Python
8 36 (30.00%) C
9 35 (29.17%) Linux
9 35 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (29.17%) Algorithms
9 35 (29.17%) Mathematics
10 32 (26.67%) Physics
11 28 (23.33%) C#
12 27 (22.50%) Data Mining
12 27 (22.50%) NoSQL
13 24 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 24 (20.00%) OO
13 24 (20.00%) Finance
14 21 (17.50%) Natural Language Processing
15 18 (15.00%) Big Data
16 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
16 17 (14.17%) Windows
17 16 (13.33%) CUDA
18 15 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
18 15 (12.50%) MATLAB
19 14 (11.67%) Scala
20 12 (10.00%) Analytics
20 12 (10.00%) OOD
20 12 (10.00%) COBOL

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
2 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) Bluetooth
1 2 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (22.50%) Data Mining
1 27 (22.50%) NoSQL
2 18 (15.00%) Big Data
3 9 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.83%) KDB
7 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.33%) Maven
2 8 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Electronics
3 4 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.50%) Games
4 3 (2.50%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.67%) Avionics
5 2 (1.67%) Billing
5 2 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (51.67%) Developer
2 29 (24.17%) C++ Developer
3 19 (15.83%) Software Engineer
4 17 (14.17%) Software Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Graduate
6 11 (9.17%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Data Scientist
8 7 (5.83%) Machine Learning Developer
9 6 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Python Developer
11 4 (3.33%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (3.33%) HTML Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.50%) Natural Language Processing
2 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
3 10 (8.33%) Esper
3 10 (8.33%) OpenMP
3 10 (8.33%) Pandas
3 10 (8.33%) Pyramid
3 10 (8.33%) SciPy
4 9 (7.50%) HTML
4 9 (7.50%) NumPy
5 8 (6.67%) .NET
6 7 (5.83%) Akka
6 7 (5.83%) jQuery
6 7 (5.83%) OpenGL
7 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.17%) REST
8 5 (4.17%) STL
9 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 4 (3.33%) CSS3
9 4 (3.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 49 (40.83%) Computer Science
2 35 (29.17%) Algorithms
2 35 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 32 (26.67%) Physics
4 16 (13.33%) CUDA
5 11 (9.17%) Statistics
6 10 (8.33%) Hedge funds
6 10 (8.33%) NHS
7 8 (6.67%) Chemistry
7 8 (6.67%) Tandem
8 7 (5.83%) VHDL
9 6 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (5.00%) Neural Network
9 6 (5.00%) Visualisation
10 5 (4.17%) Clustering
11 4 (3.33%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (3.33%) Biology
11 4 (3.33%) Data Structures
11 4 (3.33%) Life Science
11 4 (3.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.17%) Linux
2 17 (14.17%) Windows
3 10 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (8.33%) CentOS
3 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.67%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 43 (35.83%) Machine Learning
3 35 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (20.00%) OO
5 12 (10.00%) Analytics
5 12 (10.00%) OOD
6 11 (9.17%) Parallel Programming
6 11 (9.17%) TDD
7 10 (8.33%) Network Management
7 10 (8.33%) Open Source
7 10 (8.33%) Time Management
8 9 (7.50%) Financial Modelling
8 9 (7.50%) Fund Management
8 9 (7.50%) Information Security
9 8 (6.67%) Bayesian Methods
9 8 (6.67%) iOS Development
10 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.00%) Android Development
11 6 (5.00%) Data Protection
11 6 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 82 (68.33%) C++
2 44 (36.67%) Java
3 41 (34.17%) Python
4 36 (30.00%) C
5 28 (23.33%) C#
6 24 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (12.50%) MATLAB
8 14 (11.67%) Scala
9 12 (10.00%) COBOL
10 11 (9.17%) Bash Shell
11 10 (8.33%) R
12 9 (7.50%) Ruby
13 8 (6.67%) SQL
14 6 (5.00%) Embedded C
15 4 (3.33%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (65.00%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) HNC
5 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) DO-254
System Software
1 10 (8.33%) iptables
1 10 (8.33%) Xen
1 10 (8.33%) XenServer
2 4 (3.33%) Firmware
3 3 (2.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.17%) Splunk
4 3 (2.50%) Progress
5 2 (1.67%) Altera
5 2 (1.67%) Cadence
5 2 (1.67%) SAP
5 2 (1.67%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.83%) ESRI
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle
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