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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 298 397 370
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -27
Permanent jobs citing PhD 132 66 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.72% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 1.00% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 124 66 95
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
5844 6595 7610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.72% 31.61% 33.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4744 5120 5888
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +37 65 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Buckinghamshire +26 17 £40,000 - 2
Hampshire +7 16 £46,250 +42.30% 2
Berkshire +11 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Surrey +25 11 £35,500 -22.82%
West Sussex -12 8 £27,500 -21.42% 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (53.64%) C++
2 116 (52.73%) Software Engineering
3 91 (41.36%) Computer Science
4 90 (40.91%) Degree
5 81 (36.82%) Machine Learning
6 79 (35.91%) Mathematics
7 69 (31.36%) Algorithms
8 62 (28.18%) C#
8 62 (28.18%) Java
9 57 (25.91%) Physics
10 55 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 47 (21.36%) Python
12 45 (20.45%) .NET
13 37 (16.82%) Big Data
14 35 (15.91%) HTML
14 35 (15.91%) OO
14 35 (15.91%) MATLAB
15 34 (15.45%) Signal Processing
15 34 (15.45%) R
16 33 (15.00%) JavaScript
17 31 (14.09%) C
17 31 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
18 28 (12.73%) Games
18 28 (12.73%) CSS
18 28 (12.73%) Linux
19 26 (11.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 26 (11.82%) Multithreading
19 26 (11.82%) Android
19 26 (11.82%) Bayesian Methods
20 25 (11.36%) Apple iOS

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 18 (8.18%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.82%) Apache
2 4 (1.82%) SAS
3 3 (1.36%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (5.45%) GNU Octave
2 9 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.09%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) SPSS
4 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.91%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.00%) SaaS
4 4 (1.82%) GitHub
5 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.91%) Wireless
2 5 (2.27%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.82%) RS-232
3 4 (1.82%) RS-485
4 3 (1.36%) NAS
4 3 (1.36%) SAN
5 2 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.82%) Big Data
2 21 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 15 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 13 (5.91%) Hadoop
5 11 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (4.55%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.18%) Apache Hive
9 5 (2.27%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.82%) GIS
10 4 (1.82%) HBase
11 3 (1.36%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.91%) HAWQ
12 2 (0.91%) KDB
12 2 (0.91%) MySQL
12 2 (0.91%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.91%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.91%) Spark SQL
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.82%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.91%) Subversion
5 2 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.45%) Maven
General
1 28 (12.73%) Games
2 24 (10.91%) Finance
3 19 (8.64%) Electronics
3 19 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.45%) Aerospace
5 10 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (4.09%) Marketing
7 6 (2.73%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.27%) Avionics
9 4 (1.82%) Banking
10 3 (1.36%) Military
10 3 (1.36%) Retail
11 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (38.64%) Developer
2 63 (28.64%) Software Engineer
3 30 (13.64%) C++ Software Engineer
4 27 (12.27%) C++ Developer
4 27 (12.27%) Research Engineer
5 26 (11.82%) Software Developer
6 25 (11.36%) C# Developer
7 24 (10.91%) C# Software Developer
7 24 (10.91%) Graduate
8 23 (10.45%) Java Developer
9 15 (6.82%) Analyst
9 15 (6.82%) Computer Engineer
9 15 (6.82%) Graduate Developer
9 15 (6.82%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 13 (5.91%) Algorithm Engineer
11 11 (5.00%) Junior
11 11 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
12 10 (4.55%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
12 10 (4.55%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (20.45%) .NET
2 35 (15.91%) HTML
3 28 (12.73%) CSS
4 26 (11.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 25 (11.36%) STL
6 20 (9.09%) OpenGL
7 19 (8.64%) HTML5
8 16 (7.27%) AngularJS
9 15 (6.82%) XML
10 14 (6.36%) ASP.NET
10 14 (6.36%) JSON
11 13 (5.91%) Natural Language Processing
11 13 (5.91%) OpenCV
12 12 (5.45%) CSS3
12 12 (5.45%) jQuery
12 12 (5.45%) RESTful
12 12 (5.45%) Web Services
13 10 (4.55%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.55%) MFC
14 9 (4.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (41.36%) Computer Science
2 79 (35.91%) Mathematics
3 69 (31.36%) Algorithms
4 57 (25.91%) Physics
5 22 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 17 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (7.27%) Artificial Intelligence
8 15 (6.82%) Chemistry
9 14 (6.36%) Statistics
10 13 (5.91%) NHS
11 11 (5.00%) Biology
12 10 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
13 9 (4.09%) Life Science
14 8 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (3.18%) Mobile App
16 5 (2.27%) Cybercrime
16 5 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
16 5 (2.27%) Robotics
17 4 (1.82%) Credit Risk
17 4 (1.82%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.73%) Linux
2 26 (11.82%) Android
3 25 (11.36%) Apple iOS
4 23 (10.45%) Windows
5 6 (2.73%) Unix
6 3 (1.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (52.73%) Software Engineering
2 81 (36.82%) Machine Learning
3 55 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (15.91%) OO
5 34 (15.45%) Signal Processing
6 26 (11.82%) Bayesian Methods
6 26 (11.82%) Multithreading
7 21 (9.55%) Data Visualisation
7 21 (9.55%) TDD
8 20 (9.09%) Analytics
8 20 (9.09%) Android Development
9 19 (8.64%) iOS Development
10 18 (8.18%) Digital Signal Processing
11 16 (7.27%) Time Management
12 15 (6.82%) Web Development
13 14 (6.36%) Actionable Insight
14 13 (5.91%) Data Analytics
14 13 (5.91%) OOD
15 11 (5.00%) MVC
15 11 (5.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 118 (53.64%) C++
2 62 (28.18%) C#
2 62 (28.18%) Java
3 47 (21.36%) Python
4 35 (15.91%) MATLAB
5 34 (15.45%) R
6 33 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 31 (14.09%) C
8 21 (9.55%) SQL
9 11 (5.00%) F#
10 8 (3.64%) HLSL
11 6 (2.73%) Haskell
11 6 (2.73%) Ruby
11 6 (2.73%) Scala
12 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.91%) Perl
12 2 (0.91%) VB
13 1 (0.45%) Ada
13 1 (0.45%) Delphi
13 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (40.91%) Degree
2 12 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) MBA
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (0.45%) MISRA
2 1 (0.45%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (1.82%) Puppet
2 2 (0.91%) logstash
2 2 (0.91%) Nessus
2 2 (0.91%) Nmap
2 2 (0.91%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (5.91%) Oracle
2 10 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.27%) SAP
4 4 (1.82%) Cloudera
4 4 (1.82%) Hortonworks
4 4 (1.82%) IBM
4 4 (1.82%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.36%) Intel
6 2 (0.91%) Google
6 2 (0.91%) Greenplum
6 2 (0.91%) Informatica
6 2 (0.91%) New Relic
6 2 (0.91%) Qualys
6 2 (0.91%) Talend
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe
7 1 (0.45%) Atmel
7 1 (0.45%) EMC
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