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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 342 412 322
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -90
Permanent jobs citing PhD 65 62 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.29% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 0.94% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 57 142
Median salary £47,500 £46,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +14.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
4866 6591 7303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.04% 30.56% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3892 5339 5504
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +17 25 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hampshire +18 17 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 8 £36,250 - 3
Berkshire +54 7 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Surrey +23 7 £43,500 +33.84% 5
West Sussex +30 1 £27,500 -47.61%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 101 (61.21%) Software Engineering
2 85 (51.52%) C++
3 74 (44.85%) Degree
4 65 (39.39%) Computer Science
5 63 (38.18%) Mathematics
6 62 (37.58%) Physics
7 59 (35.76%) C#
8 57 (34.55%) Machine Learning
9 52 (31.52%) MATLAB
10 48 (29.09%) Algorithms
11 45 (27.27%) JavaScript
12 43 (26.06%) Python
13 42 (25.45%) Java
14 41 (24.85%) .NET
14 41 (24.85%) R
15 38 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
16 37 (22.42%) HTML
17 34 (20.61%) CSS
17 34 (20.61%) AngularJS
17 34 (20.61%) Computer Vision
18 33 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 32 (19.39%) STL
19 32 (19.39%) MVC
20 31 (18.79%) Amazon AWS
20 31 (18.79%) Signal Processing
21 30 (18.18%) ASP.NET
22 29 (17.58%) HTML5
22 29 (17.58%) RESTful
23 28 (16.97%) F#
24 27 (16.36%) NoSQL

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 6 (3.64%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 27 (16.36%) GNU Octave
2 6 (3.64%) MS Office
3 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (18.79%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (12.12%) SaaS
4 5 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.82%) GitHub
5 3 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) SAN
2 3 (1.82%) NAS
2 3 (1.82%) Wireless
3 2 (1.21%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.21%) InfiniBand
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.36%) NoSQL
2 25 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 21 (12.73%) RDBMS
4 13 (7.88%) Big Data
5 10 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.85%) Hadoop
7 7 (4.24%) Spotfire
8 6 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.21%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.21%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.21%) HBase
9 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.64%) Subversion
3 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.21%) jMock
4 2 (1.21%) JUnit
4 2 (1.21%) Selenium
General
1 27 (16.36%) Electronics
2 13 (7.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (5.45%) Marketing
4 8 (4.85%) Games
5 5 (3.03%) Finance
5 5 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.82%) Military
6 3 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.61%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (34.55%) Developer
2 39 (23.64%) Software Engineer
3 31 (18.79%) Research Engineer
4 27 (16.36%) Computer Engineer
4 27 (16.36%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 25 (15.15%) Software Developer
6 22 (13.33%) C# Developer
7 21 (12.73%) Graduate
8 19 (11.52%) C# Software Developer
9 16 (9.70%) .NET Developer
10 15 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (9.09%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 12 (7.27%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (7.27%) Graduate Developer
11 12 (7.27%) Java Developer
11 12 (7.27%) Senior Developer
12 11 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
12 11 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (6.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 11 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (24.85%) .NET
2 37 (22.42%) HTML
3 34 (20.61%) AngularJS
3 34 (20.61%) CSS
4 33 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 32 (19.39%) STL
6 30 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 29 (17.58%) HTML5
7 29 (17.58%) RESTful
8 27 (16.36%) CSS3
8 27 (16.36%) OpenCV
9 24 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (12.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (12.12%) Node.js
12 9 (5.45%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (4.85%) Web Services
14 7 (4.24%) OpenGL
15 6 (3.64%) Backbone.js
15 6 (3.64%) Django
15 6 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 65 (39.39%) Computer Science
2 63 (38.18%) Mathematics
3 62 (37.58%) Physics
4 48 (29.09%) Algorithms
5 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (7.88%) Chemistry
7 9 (5.45%) Mobile App
8 8 (4.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (4.85%) Biology
8 8 (4.85%) NHS
9 7 (4.24%) Statistics
10 6 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (3.03%) Visualisation
12 4 (2.42%) Informatics
13 3 (1.82%) Life Science
13 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
13 3 (1.82%) Neural Network
14 2 (1.21%) Cryptography
14 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.91%) Linux
2 10 (6.06%) Unix
3 8 (4.85%) Android
3 8 (4.85%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.85%) Windows
4 3 (1.82%) Solaris
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (61.21%) Software Engineering
2 57 (34.55%) Machine Learning
3 38 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (20.61%) Computer Vision
5 32 (19.39%) MVC
6 31 (18.79%) Signal Processing
7 26 (15.76%) TDD
8 21 (12.73%) BDD
8 21 (12.73%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (12.12%) OO
10 18 (10.91%) Analytics
11 13 (7.88%) Data Analytics
12 11 (6.67%) Multithreading
13 8 (4.85%) Bayesian Methods
13 8 (4.85%) Data Analysis
14 7 (4.24%) Image Processing
14 7 (4.24%) SDLC
14 7 (4.24%) Separation of Concerns
14 7 (4.24%) Time Management
15 6 (3.64%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (51.52%) C++
2 59 (35.76%) C#
3 52 (31.52%) MATLAB
4 45 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 43 (26.06%) Python
6 42 (25.45%) Java
7 41 (24.85%) R
8 28 (16.97%) F#
9 21 (12.73%) C
10 12 (7.27%) Ruby
11 10 (6.06%) SQL
12 7 (4.24%) Haskell
13 5 (3.03%) HLSL
13 5 (3.03%) VB
14 4 (2.42%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.82%) Perl
16 2 (1.21%) Fortran
16 2 (1.21%) Scala
16 2 (1.21%) VBA
17 1 (0.61%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 74 (44.85%) Degree
2 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (0.61%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.21%) LXC
1 2 (1.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.21%) Nessus
1 2 (1.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.42%) Oracle
3 3 (1.82%) Google
3 3 (1.82%) Intel
3 3 (1.82%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.21%) ANSYS
4 2 (1.21%) Citrix
4 2 (1.21%) Qualys
5 1 (0.61%) Atmel
5 1 (0.61%) EMC
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