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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 387 346 353
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Permanent jobs citing PhD 57 110 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.48% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 1.43% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55 109 58
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
6369 7674 7200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.14% 33.67% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4813 6124 5812
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 2 June 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 2 June 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
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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
Buckinghamshire +16 16 £40,000 -
Surrey +4 14 £47,500 +58.33% 7
Hampshire +1 13 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Berkshire +9 10 £47,500 - 2
West Sussex - 3 £35,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -56 1 £32,500 -40.90% 2
Middlesex - 1 £75,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 82 (58.57%) C++
2 77 (55.00%) Mathematics
3 70 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 63 (45.00%) Degree
4 63 (45.00%) Software Engineering
5 58 (41.43%) C
6 50 (35.71%) Python
7 45 (32.14%) Linux
7 45 (32.14%) Algorithms
8 41 (29.29%) C#
9 39 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (24.29%) Physics
11 30 (21.43%) SQL
11 30 (21.43%) Windows
12 29 (20.71%) Project Management
13 28 (20.00%) MATLAB
14 26 (18.57%) UNIX
15 24 (17.14%) Visual Studio
16 23 (16.43%) Statistics
17 22 (15.71%) Java
17 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
17 22 (15.71%) Data Analysis
18 20 (14.29%) Signal Processing
19 16 (11.43%) Test Automation
20 15 (10.71%) Machine Learning
20 15 (10.71%) Analytics
21 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (10.00%) Image Processing
21 14 (10.00%) HTML
22 13 (9.29%) .NET

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 7 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.57%) SPSS
3 3 (2.14%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) SaaS
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Wireless
2 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (2.14%) 3G
2 3 (2.14%) HTTP
2 3 (2.14%) Bluetooth
2 3 (2.14%) SAN
2 3 (2.14%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
1 6 (4.29%) Data Mining
1 6 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.14%) MySQL
3 3 (2.14%) Big Data
4 2 (1.43%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.29%) Selenium
4 4 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.14%) Maven
5 3 (2.14%) YourKit
6 2 (1.43%) JIRA
General
1 13 (9.29%) Electronics
2 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 11 (7.86%) Games
4 9 (6.43%) Marketing
5 6 (4.29%) Military
6 5 (3.57%) Finance
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
7 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 18 (12.86%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 18 (12.86%) Graduate
3 16 (11.43%) Developer
3 16 (11.43%) Research Engineer
4 13 (9.29%) C++ Software Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (5.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (5.00%) Data Scientist
6 7 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (4.29%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Design Engineer
8 5 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Software Project Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.57%) Software Manager
8 5 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.00%) HTML
2 13 (9.29%) .NET
2 13 (9.29%) ASP.NET
3 11 (7.86%) jQuery
4 10 (7.14%) XML
5 8 (5.71%) WPF
6 7 (5.00%) CSS
6 7 (5.00%) HTML5
6 7 (5.00%) WCF
7 6 (4.29%) .NET Framework
8 5 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.57%) Spring
8 5 (3.57%) Silverlight
8 5 (3.57%) Spring MVC
9 4 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (2.86%) REST
9 4 (2.86%) STL
10 3 (2.14%) Lucene
10 3 (2.14%) Web Services
10 3 (2.14%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (55.00%) Mathematics
2 70 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 45 (32.14%) Algorithms
4 34 (24.29%) Physics
5 23 (16.43%) Statistics
6 14 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (7.86%) Visualisation
8 7 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (5.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (5.00%) Biometrics
8 7 (5.00%) Chemistry
9 5 (3.57%) Economics
10 4 (2.86%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (2.86%) iDTV
10 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.86%) BBC
11 3 (2.14%) VHDL
11 3 (2.14%) Neural Network
11 3 (2.14%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.71%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.14%) Linux
2 30 (21.43%) Windows
3 26 (18.57%) UNIX
4 2 (1.43%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (27.86%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.71%) Project Management
4 22 (15.71%) Data Analysis
5 20 (14.29%) Signal Processing
6 16 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 15 (10.71%) Machine Learning
7 15 (10.71%) Analytics
8 14 (10.00%) Image Processing
9 11 (7.86%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (6.43%) Operations Research
11 8 (5.71%) SDLC
11 8 (5.71%) Scrum
12 7 (5.00%) MVC
12 7 (5.00%) UML
12 7 (5.00%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
12 7 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
12 7 (5.00%) Software Architecture
12 7 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (58.57%) C++
2 58 (41.43%) C
3 50 (35.71%) Python
4 41 (29.29%) C#
5 30 (21.43%) SQL
6 28 (20.00%) MATLAB
7 22 (15.71%) Java
8 11 (7.86%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.29%) R
9 6 (4.29%) Perl
9 6 (4.29%) Ruby
10 5 (3.57%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.86%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.71%) VB
12 1 (0.71%) PHP
12 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.71%) Fortran
12 1 (0.71%) HLSL
12 1 (0.71%) Scala
12 1 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 63 (45.00%) Degree
2 13 (9.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.43%) HNC
4 8 (5.71%) HND
5 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.71%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle
3 4 (2.86%) Google
4 3 (2.14%) Facebook
4 3 (2.14%) Atmel
5 2 (1.43%) Intel
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