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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 319 406 365
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -41
Permanent jobs citing PhD 112 58 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.27% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 0.87% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 98 56 112
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
5785 6629 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.73% 31.36% 33.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4627 5000 6251
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,350 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 +41 51 £42,500 +30.76% 12
Buckinghamshire +25 16 £45,000 +12.50%
Berkshire +26 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Surrey +4 15 £27,500 -42.10%
West Sussex +7 13 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Hampshire +3 8 £53,500 +64.61% 2
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 106 (55.50%) C++
2 96 (50.26%) Software Engineering
3 90 (47.12%) Degree
4 75 (39.27%) Computer Science
5 68 (35.60%) Machine Learning
6 62 (32.46%) Mathematics
7 60 (31.41%) Algorithms
8 57 (29.84%) Java
9 46 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (23.04%) C#
11 43 (22.51%) Physics
12 42 (21.99%) Python
13 40 (20.94%) Big Data
14 36 (18.85%) C
15 30 (15.71%) OO
15 30 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (14.66%) Linux
17 27 (14.14%) Apple iOS
18 26 (13.61%) Android
18 26 (13.61%) JavaScript
19 25 (13.09%) .NET
19 25 (13.09%) Bayesian Methods
20 23 (12.04%) Windows
20 23 (12.04%) Finance
21 22 (11.52%) Games
21 22 (11.52%) HTML
21 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
21 22 (11.52%) iOS Development
21 22 (11.52%) Signal Processing
22 21 (10.99%) Android Development

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 16 (8.38%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.09%) Apache
2 4 (2.09%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.09%) SAS
3 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (3.14%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.14%) MS Office
2 3 (1.57%) SPSS
3 2 (1.05%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.05%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (2.62%) SaaS
4 2 (1.05%) GitHub
4 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.52%) IaaS
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.81%) Wireless
2 7 (3.66%) Bluetooth
3 4 (2.09%) RS-232
3 4 (2.09%) RS-485
4 3 (1.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.94%) Big Data
2 22 (11.52%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.42%) NoSQL
4 16 (8.38%) Hadoop
5 12 (6.28%) Data Mining
6 8 (4.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.19%) MongoDB
6 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.14%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.09%) GIS
9 2 (1.05%) HBase
9 2 (1.05%) KDB
9 2 (1.05%) MySQL
9 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.52%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.66%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.09%) LabVIEW
4 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.57%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) Subversion
5 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (12.04%) Finance
2 22 (11.52%) Games
3 16 (8.38%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.24%) Aerospace
4 10 (5.24%) Electronics
5 8 (4.19%) Marketing
6 7 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.62%) Avionics
7 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.09%) Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 91 (47.64%) Developer
2 44 (23.04%) Software Engineer
3 36 (18.85%) C++ Developer
4 30 (15.71%) Software Developer
5 22 (11.52%) C# Developer
5 22 (11.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 22 (11.52%) Java Developer
6 20 (10.47%) C# Software Developer
7 18 (9.42%) Graduate
8 12 (6.28%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (5.24%) Python Developer
9 10 (5.24%) Research Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Agile C# Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Agile Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Data Scientist
10 9 (4.71%) Junior
10 9 (4.71%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.19%) Graduate Java Web Developer
11 8 (4.19%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.09%) .NET
2 22 (11.52%) HTML
3 19 (9.95%) OpenGL
4 14 (7.33%) Natural Language Processing
5 13 (6.81%) AngularJS
5 13 (6.81%) CSS
5 13 (6.81%) JSON
6 11 (5.76%) jQuery
7 10 (5.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 10 (5.24%) XML
8 9 (4.71%) .NET Framework
8 9 (4.71%) JSP
8 9 (4.71%) MFC
8 9 (4.71%) STL
8 9 (4.71%) Web Services
9 8 (4.19%) J2EE
10 7 (3.66%) HTML5
10 7 (3.66%) REST
11 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (39.27%) Computer Science
2 62 (32.46%) Mathematics
3 60 (31.41%) Algorithms
4 43 (22.51%) Physics
5 20 (10.47%) Visualisation
6 17 (8.90%) NHS
7 12 (6.28%) Chemistry
7 12 (6.28%) Statistics
8 10 (5.24%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (5.24%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (4.19%) CUDA
9 8 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (4.19%) Tandem
10 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (3.66%) Biology
10 7 (3.66%) Neural Network
11 6 (3.14%) Life Science
11 6 (3.14%) VHDL
12 5 (2.62%) Cybercrime
12 5 (2.62%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.66%) Linux
2 27 (14.14%) Apple iOS
3 26 (13.61%) Android
4 23 (12.04%) Windows
5 5 (2.62%) CentOS
5 5 (2.62%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (50.26%) Software Engineering
2 68 (35.60%) Machine Learning
3 46 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (15.71%) OO
5 25 (13.09%) Bayesian Methods
6 22 (11.52%) iOS Development
6 22 (11.52%) Signal Processing
7 21 (10.99%) Android Development
8 20 (10.47%) Analytics
8 20 (10.47%) Multithreading
8 20 (10.47%) Time Management
9 19 (9.95%) Data Visualisation
10 17 (8.90%) Digital Signal Processing
11 16 (8.38%) TDD
12 14 (7.33%) Data Analytics
13 13 (6.81%) Web Development
14 12 (6.28%) Business Development
14 12 (6.28%) OOD
15 11 (5.76%) Coaching
15 11 (5.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 106 (55.50%) C++
2 57 (29.84%) Java
3 44 (23.04%) C#
4 42 (21.99%) Python
5 36 (18.85%) C
6 26 (13.61%) JavaScript
7 20 (10.47%) R
7 20 (10.47%) SQL
8 18 (9.42%) MATLAB
9 9 (4.71%) Scala
10 6 (3.14%) Ruby
11 5 (2.62%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.62%) Embedded C
11 5 (2.62%) Embedded C++
11 5 (2.62%) HLSL
12 4 (2.09%) COBOL
13 1 (0.52%) Ada
13 1 (0.52%) Delphi
13 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (47.12%) Degree
2 19 (9.95%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.33%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.52%) HNC
6 1 (0.52%) HND
6 1 (0.52%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.52%) DO-254
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (0.52%) MISRA
2 1 (0.52%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (2.62%) iptables
1 5 (2.62%) Xen
1 5 (2.62%) XenServer
2 3 (1.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) logstash
1 2 (1.05%) Puppet
1 2 (1.05%) StatsD
Vendors
1 10 (5.24%) Oracle
2 8 (4.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.09%) SAP
4 4 (2.09%) Splunk
5 2 (1.05%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.05%) Google
5 2 (1.05%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.05%) IBM
5 2 (1.05%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.05%) New Relic
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe
6 1 (0.52%) Altera
6 1 (0.52%) Atmel
6 1 (0.52%) EMC
6 1 (0.52%) ESRI
6 1 (0.52%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.52%) Informatica
6 1 (0.52%) Progress
6 1 (0.52%) Xilinx
Oxfordshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum +3K + fantastic benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
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Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
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Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + benefits
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