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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 336 333 332
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing PhD 108 75 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.37% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 1.19% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 98 64 108
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,450 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
6755 6321 7473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.65% 31.51% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5178 4945 6382
Average salary £43,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 37 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Surrey +4 28 £46,500 +55.00% 17
Hampshire -1 28 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Berkshire -3 6 £50,000 +60.00% 2
Middlesex - 6 £70,500 -
Kent -13 3 £40,000 -5.88%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 125 (51.87%) C++
2 99 (41.08%) Software Engineering
3 96 (39.83%) Degree
4 92 (38.17%) Mathematics
4 92 (38.17%) Computer Science
5 91 (37.76%) C
6 75 (31.12%) Linux
7 64 (26.56%) Physics
8 55 (22.82%) Windows
8 55 (22.82%) Algorithms
9 54 (22.41%) C#
10 50 (20.75%) Java
11 49 (20.33%) Python
12 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (17.43%) SQL
14 40 (16.60%) Microsoft
14 40 (16.60%) MATLAB
15 39 (16.18%) Chemistry
16 36 (14.94%) Life Science
17 35 (14.52%) OO
18 31 (12.86%) Data Analysis
18 31 (12.86%) Signal Processing
19 30 (12.45%) Biology
19 30 (12.45%) Oracle
20 27 (11.20%) Pharmaceutical
20 27 (11.20%) Bioinformatics
21 26 (10.79%) Biotechnology
22 25 (10.37%) JavaScript
22 25 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
23 24 (9.96%) HTML

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 3 (1.24%) SAS
2 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.24%) SPSS
4 2 (0.83%) Mathematica
4 2 (0.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.73%) HTTP
1 9 (3.73%) SAN
2 8 (3.32%) Wireless
3 3 (1.24%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.24%) 3G
3 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.30%) MySQL
2 10 (4.15%) Hadoop
3 8 (3.32%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.49%) Data Mining
4 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (6.22%) Eclipse
2 10 (4.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (4.15%) JMeter
2 10 (4.15%) Selenium
2 10 (4.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (3.73%) Maven
3 9 (3.73%) YourKit
4 6 (2.49%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.66%) JIRA
5 4 (1.66%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (11.20%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (4.15%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.73%) Finance
4 7 (2.90%) Games
5 6 (2.49%) Electronics
5 6 (2.49%) Aerospace
5 6 (2.49%) Marketing
6 3 (1.24%) Military
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (35.27%) Software Engineer
2 66 (27.39%) Developer
3 31 (12.86%) Software Developer
4 22 (9.13%) Consultant
5 20 (8.30%) Research Engineer
6 18 (7.47%) Graduate
7 16 (6.64%) Trainer
7 16 (6.64%) Training Consultant
8 15 (6.22%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (5.81%) Design Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (5.39%) Research Scientist
11 12 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (4.56%) Software Tester
12 11 (4.56%) Tester
13 10 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.15%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.96%) HTML
2 22 (9.13%) J2EE
2 22 (9.13%) Web Services
2 22 (9.13%) jQuery
3 21 (8.71%) .NET
4 15 (6.22%) CSS
5 13 (5.39%) HTML5
5 13 (5.39%) ASP.NET
6 10 (4.15%) WPF
7 9 (3.73%) Spring MVC
7 9 (3.73%) WCF
7 9 (3.73%) Hibernate
7 9 (3.73%) Spring
8 7 (2.90%) .NET Framework
8 7 (2.90%) Silverlight
8 7 (2.90%) GWT
9 6 (2.49%) CSS3
9 6 (2.49%) Spring Integration
9 6 (2.49%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.49%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 92 (38.17%) Mathematics
1 92 (38.17%) Computer Science
2 64 (26.56%) Physics
3 55 (22.82%) Algorithms
4 39 (16.18%) Chemistry
5 36 (14.94%) Life Science
6 30 (12.45%) Biology
7 26 (10.79%) Biotechnology
8 25 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (9.54%) iDTV
9 23 (9.54%) BBC
10 18 (7.47%) Visualisation
11 17 (7.05%) Statistics
12 9 (3.73%) VHDL
13 8 (3.32%) E-Learning
14 3 (1.24%) Artificial Intelligence
14 3 (1.24%) Economics
14 3 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 3 (1.24%) Applied Mathematics
14 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.12%) Linux
2 55 (22.82%) Windows
3 21 (8.71%) UNIX
4 16 (6.64%) Solaris
5 10 (4.15%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.49%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (41.08%) Software Engineering
2 46 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (14.52%) OO
4 31 (12.86%) Data Analysis
4 31 (12.86%) Signal Processing
5 27 (11.20%) Bioinformatics
6 20 (8.30%) Analytics
7 19 (7.88%) OOD
7 19 (7.88%) Project Management
7 19 (7.88%) Information Security
8 17 (7.05%) Information Management
9 16 (6.64%) Statistical Modelling
10 15 (6.22%) Multithreading
10 15 (6.22%) MVC
11 14 (5.81%) Software Testing
11 14 (5.81%) Web Development
12 13 (5.39%) Digital Signal Processing
13 12 (4.98%) Business Development
13 12 (4.98%) Software Licensing
14 10 (4.15%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 125 (51.87%) C++
2 91 (37.76%) C
3 54 (22.41%) C#
4 50 (20.75%) Java
5 49 (20.33%) Python
6 42 (17.43%) SQL
7 40 (16.60%) MATLAB
8 25 (10.37%) JavaScript
9 24 (9.96%) Fortran
10 21 (8.71%) Perl
11 16 (6.64%) PL/SQL
12 15 (6.22%) R
13 8 (3.32%) Ruby
14 7 (2.90%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.66%) Embedded C++
15 4 (1.66%) Assembly Language
16 3 (1.24%) Embedded C
16 3 (1.24%) Scala
17 2 (0.83%) VB
18 1 (0.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 96 (39.83%) Degree
2 23 (9.54%) HNC
2 23 (9.54%) HND
3 16 (6.64%) CIPD
4 14 (5.81%) Security Cleared
5 11 (4.56%) ISEB
6 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.66%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.15%) GLP
2 3 (1.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (16.60%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.45%) Oracle
3 6 (2.49%) Intel
4 5 (2.07%) Google
5 3 (1.24%) Atmel
6 2 (0.83%) Cognos
7 1 (0.41%) ESRI
7 1 (0.41%) Cadence
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, comprehensive benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% pension, life insurance
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Surrey
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Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Pension/Share Options/ Bonus
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 10% pension,. 25 days holiday
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Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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CLIENT SERVER
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