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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / South East
Rank 309 362 370
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +8
Permanent jobs citing PhD 83 84 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 1.39% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72 81 83
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
4111 6053 6653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.97% 31.48% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3322 4910 5192
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +16 36 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Surrey +33 17 £43,750 +25.00% 2
Hampshire +24 14 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Berkshire +33 5 £65,000 +62.50%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £48,750 -
Kent - 4 £46,500 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £40,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 84 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 76 (52.78%) C++
3 70 (48.61%) Software Engineering
4 68 (47.22%) Degree
5 67 (46.53%) Machine Learning
5 67 (46.53%) Python
6 64 (44.44%) Algorithms
7 58 (40.28%) Physics
8 51 (35.42%) Computer Science
9 45 (31.25%) C#
10 43 (29.86%) R
11 41 (28.47%) MATLAB
12 35 (24.31%) Java
13 27 (18.75%) Computer Vision
14 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
16 24 (16.67%) .NET
16 24 (16.67%) Big Data
16 24 (16.67%) AngularJS
17 22 (15.28%) Signal Processing
17 22 (15.28%) Chemistry
18 21 (14.58%) ASP.NET
19 20 (13.89%) C
19 20 (13.89%) MVC
19 20 (13.89%) Ruby
20 19 (13.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
20 19 (13.19%) Analytics
21 18 (12.50%) Statistics
21 18 (12.50%) HTML
22 17 (11.81%) SQL

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 2 (1.39%) Apache Pig
1 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (11.11%) GNU Octave
2 7 (4.86%) MS Office
3 6 (4.17%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.78%) Camtasia
4 4 (2.78%) FrameMaker
4 4 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.78%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.69%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (0.69%) InfiniBand
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
1 1 (0.69%) Modbus
1 1 (0.69%) SAN
1 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.67%) Big Data
2 17 (11.81%) NoSQL
3 16 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.03%) RDBMS
5 9 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.17%) Spotfire
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (2.08%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.39%) GIS
9 2 (1.39%) KNIME
9 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.64%) Subversion
3 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.39%) jMock
4 2 (1.39%) JUnit
4 2 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.69%) JIRA
5 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (11.11%) Electronics
2 14 (9.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (5.56%) Marketing
4 6 (4.17%) Automotive
4 6 (4.17%) Military
5 5 (3.47%) Finance
6 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Games
7 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.39%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (35.42%) Developer
2 23 (15.97%) C# Developer
3 20 (13.89%) Research Engineer
3 20 (13.89%) Software Developer
4 18 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 18 (12.50%) Data Scientist
5 17 (11.81%) Computer Engineer
5 17 (11.81%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 17 (11.81%) Software Engineer
6 14 (9.72%) Graduate
7 13 (9.03%) Junior
8 11 (7.64%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (7.64%) Java Developer
9 9 (6.25%) C++ Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Consultant
10 8 (5.56%) Python Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.67%) .NET
1 24 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 21 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 19 (13.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 18 (12.50%) HTML
5 17 (11.81%) RESTful
5 17 (11.81%) STL
6 16 (11.11%) OpenCV
7 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (10.42%) CSS
7 15 (10.42%) HTML5
8 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (9.03%) CSS3
10 12 (8.33%) Node.js
11 7 (4.86%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (4.17%) .NET Framework
13 4 (2.78%) Web Services
14 3 (2.08%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (2.08%) WinForms
15 2 (1.39%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 51 (35.42%) Computer Science
3 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.17%) Life Science
5 3 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.08%) NHS
6 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.39%) Smart Energy
6 2 (1.39%) VHDL
7 1 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.69%) CESG
7 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.69%) CUDA
7 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.69%) IPTV
7 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.72%) Linux
2 6 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (1.39%) Android
3 2 (1.39%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (58.33%) Mathematics
2 70 (48.61%) Software Engineering
3 67 (46.53%) Machine Learning
4 58 (40.28%) Physics
5 27 (18.75%) Computer Vision
6 26 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (15.28%) Chemistry
7 22 (15.28%) Signal Processing
8 20 (13.89%) MVC
9 19 (13.19%) Analytics
10 18 (12.50%) Statistics
11 17 (11.81%) Image Processing
12 15 (10.42%) TDD
13 13 (9.03%) BDD
13 13 (9.03%) Data Analysis
13 13 (9.03%) Domain-Driven Design
14 12 (8.33%) Biology
15 11 (7.64%) Logistics
16 10 (6.94%) Artificial Intelligence
16 10 (6.94%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 76 (52.78%) C++
2 67 (46.53%) Python
3 45 (31.25%) C#
4 43 (29.86%) R
5 41 (28.47%) MATLAB
6 35 (24.31%) Java
7 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
8 20 (13.89%) C
8 20 (13.89%) Ruby
9 17 (11.81%) SQL
10 13 (9.03%) F#
11 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 5 (3.47%) VB
12 4 (2.78%) Perl
13 3 (2.08%) VBA
14 2 (1.39%) Delphi
14 2 (1.39%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.69%) Fortran
15 1 (0.69%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 68 (47.22%) Degree
2 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.39%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (0.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.39%) XenServer
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
2 1 (0.69%) LXC
Vendors
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.08%) TIBCO
3 2 (1.39%) Citrix
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle
3 2 (1.39%) Tableau
4 1 (0.69%) Atmel
4 1 (0.69%) EMC
4 1 (0.69%) SAP
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