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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 309 397 359
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -38
Permanent jobs citing PhD 128 73 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.70% 0.34% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 1.09% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 115 73 110
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5715 6678 7897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.29% 31.31% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4650 5131 6244
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +53 65 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Buckinghamshire +27 18 £40,000 -
Berkshire +21 14 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Surrey +12 11 £35,500 -24.06%
Hampshire -2 11 £52,500 +61.53% 1
West Sussex -8 9 £22,500 -35.71% 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 118 (55.92%) C++
2 109 (51.66%) Software Engineering
3 91 (43.13%) Degree
4 86 (40.76%) Computer Science
5 76 (36.02%) Machine Learning
6 72 (34.12%) Mathematics
7 65 (30.81%) Algorithms
8 62 (29.38%) Java
9 55 (26.07%) C#
10 54 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (23.22%) Physics
12 46 (21.80%) Python
13 38 (18.01%) .NET
14 37 (17.54%) OO
15 34 (16.11%) Big Data
16 32 (15.17%) HTML
16 32 (15.17%) JavaScript
17 31 (14.69%) C
18 30 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
19 29 (13.74%) Linux
19 29 (13.74%) MATLAB
19 29 (13.74%) R
20 28 (13.27%) Signal Processing
20 28 (13.27%) Apple iOS
20 28 (13.27%) Bayesian Methods
20 28 (13.27%) Android
21 26 (12.32%) Games
22 25 (11.85%) Windows
23 23 (10.90%) CSS
23 23 (10.90%) Multithreading

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 17 (8.06%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.90%) Apache
2 4 (1.90%) SAS
3 3 (1.42%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (3.32%) GNU Octave
2 6 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.84%) MS Office
3 3 (1.42%) SPSS
4 2 (0.95%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.95%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (14.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.79%) SaaS
4 4 (1.90%) GitHub
5 2 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) IaaS
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.16%) Wireless
2 6 (2.84%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.90%) RS-232
3 4 (1.90%) RS-485
4 3 (1.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) NAS
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.11%) Big Data
2 22 (10.43%) SQL Server
3 13 (6.16%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.21%) Hadoop
5 10 (4.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (4.27%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.79%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.84%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.37%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.90%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.90%) GIS
11 3 (1.42%) HBase
12 2 (0.95%) HAWQ
12 2 (0.95%) KDB
12 2 (0.95%) MySQL
12 2 (0.95%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.95%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.95%) Spark SQL
12 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.74%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.37%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.90%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.47%) Maven
6 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 26 (12.32%) Games
2 22 (10.43%) Finance
3 19 (9.00%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.64%) Electronics
5 12 (5.69%) Aerospace
6 8 (3.79%) Marketing
7 7 (3.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.84%) Manufacturing
9 5 (2.37%) Avionics
10 4 (1.90%) Banking
11 3 (1.42%) Military
12 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (41.71%) Developer
2 56 (26.54%) Software Engineer
3 32 (15.17%) C++ Developer
4 28 (13.27%) Software Developer
5 26 (12.32%) C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (11.85%) C# Developer
7 23 (10.90%) C# Software Developer
7 23 (10.90%) Graduate
7 23 (10.90%) Java Developer
8 21 (9.95%) Research Engineer
9 14 (6.64%) Graduate Developer
10 13 (6.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) Algorithm Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) Analyst
12 10 (4.74%) Agile C# Developer
12 10 (4.74%) Agile Developer
12 10 (4.74%) Computer Engineer
13 9 (4.27%) Junior Software Engineer
13 9 (4.27%) Python Developer
13 9 (4.27%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.01%) .NET
2 32 (15.17%) HTML
3 23 (10.90%) CSS
4 21 (9.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 20 (9.48%) STL
6 19 (9.00%) OpenGL
7 15 (7.11%) HTML5
7 15 (7.11%) XML
8 14 (6.64%) JSON
9 13 (6.16%) AngularJS
9 13 (6.16%) jQuery
9 13 (6.16%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (5.69%) Web Services
11 10 (4.74%) .NET Framework
11 10 (4.74%) ASP.NET
11 10 (4.74%) MFC
12 9 (4.27%) JSP
13 8 (3.79%) CSS3
13 8 (3.79%) J2EE
13 8 (3.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 86 (40.76%) Computer Science
2 72 (34.12%) Mathematics
3 65 (30.81%) Algorithms
4 49 (23.22%) Physics
5 22 (10.43%) Visualisation
6 17 (8.06%) NHS
7 13 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (6.16%) Artificial Intelligence
8 12 (5.69%) Chemistry
8 12 (5.69%) Statistics
9 9 (4.27%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (3.32%) Biology
12 6 (2.84%) Life Science
13 5 (2.37%) CUDA
13 5 (2.37%) Cybercrime
13 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
13 5 (2.37%) Robotics
14 4 (1.90%) PlayStation
14 4 (1.90%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.74%) Linux
2 28 (13.27%) Android
2 28 (13.27%) Apple iOS
3 25 (11.85%) Windows
4 4 (1.90%) Unix
5 3 (1.42%) Solaris
6 2 (0.95%) CentOS
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.66%) Software Engineering
2 76 (36.02%) Machine Learning
3 54 (25.59%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (17.54%) OO
5 28 (13.27%) Bayesian Methods
5 28 (13.27%) Signal Processing
6 23 (10.90%) Android Development
6 23 (10.90%) iOS Development
6 23 (10.90%) Multithreading
7 21 (9.95%) Data Visualisation
7 21 (9.95%) TDD
8 20 (9.48%) Analytics
8 20 (9.48%) Time Management
9 17 (8.06%) Digital Signal Processing
10 15 (7.11%) Web Development
11 14 (6.64%) Data Analytics
12 13 (6.16%) OOD
13 12 (5.69%) Business Development
14 11 (5.21%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 118 (55.92%) C++
2 62 (29.38%) Java
3 55 (26.07%) C#
4 46 (21.80%) Python
5 32 (15.17%) JavaScript
6 31 (14.69%) C
7 29 (13.74%) MATLAB
7 29 (13.74%) R
8 22 (10.43%) SQL
9 7 (3.32%) Scala
10 6 (2.84%) F#
10 6 (2.84%) HLSL
11 5 (2.37%) Ruby
12 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.90%) Haskell
13 3 (1.42%) Embedded C
13 3 (1.42%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.95%) COBOL
14 2 (0.95%) Perl
15 1 (0.47%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 91 (43.13%) Degree
2 17 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.32%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
6 1 (0.47%) HND
6 1 (0.47%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.42%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (0.47%) MISRA
2 1 (0.47%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (0.95%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.95%) iptables
1 2 (0.95%) Xen
1 2 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.95%) everRun
2 2 (0.95%) logstash
2 2 (0.95%) Nessus
2 2 (0.95%) Nmap
2 2 (0.95%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (6.16%) Oracle
2 8 (3.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.37%) SAP
4 4 (1.90%) Cloudera
4 4 (1.90%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.90%) IBM
4 4 (1.90%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.42%) Intel
6 2 (0.95%) Google
6 2 (0.95%) Greenplum
6 2 (0.95%) Informatica
6 2 (0.95%) New Relic
6 2 (0.95%) Qualys
6 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.95%) Talend
7 1 (0.47%) Adobe
7 1 (0.47%) Atmel
7 1 (0.47%) EMC
7 1 (0.47%) ESRI
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