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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 327 333 362
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +29
Permanent jobs citing PhD 115 89 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.42% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 1.31% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 102 72 80
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
7498 6805 7821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.02% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5711 5479 6694
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Surrey +11 74 £34,000 -24.44% 7
Oxfordshire -5 15 £36,000 +10.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £37,500 -21.05%
Hampshire -13 11 £30,000 -
Berkshire -3 4 £50,000 +48.14% 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 128 (57.40%) Mathematics
2 119 (53.36%) Physics
3 115 (51.57%) C++
4 91 (40.81%) Degree
5 90 (40.36%) Computer Science
6 62 (27.80%) Software Engineering
7 56 (25.11%) Chemistry
8 50 (22.42%) Java
9 48 (21.52%) Life Science
10 46 (20.63%) Biology
10 46 (20.63%) Linux
11 45 (20.18%) C#
12 40 (17.94%) C
12 40 (17.94%) Oracle
12 40 (17.94%) Microsoft
13 39 (17.49%) SQL
14 36 (16.14%) Windows
14 36 (16.14%) MATLAB
15 34 (15.25%) Pharmaceutical
16 33 (14.80%) Bioinformatics
17 32 (14.35%) Statistics
17 32 (14.35%) Signal Processing
17 32 (14.35%) Python
18 31 (13.90%) MySQL
19 30 (13.45%) Software Testing
20 28 (12.56%) JavaScript
21 27 (12.11%) MS Excel
21 27 (12.11%) Web Services
22 26 (11.66%) HTML
22 26 (11.66%) MS PowerPoint

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 3 (1.35%) SAS
2 1 (0.45%) CMS
2 1 (0.45%) Node.js
2 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (12.11%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.48%) HTTP
1 10 (4.48%) SAN
2 5 (2.24%) Wireless
2 5 (2.24%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (0.90%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.90%) MySQL
2 19 (8.52%) Relational Database
3 14 (6.28%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.48%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.90%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (0.45%) Big Data
6 1 (0.45%) OLAP
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.93%) QuickTest Pro
1 11 (4.93%) Selenium
2 10 (4.48%) Maven
2 10 (4.48%) Eclipse
2 10 (4.48%) YourKit
3 7 (3.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.90%) JMeter
5 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.45%) JIRA
6 1 (0.45%) Subversion
6 1 (0.45%) Sinon.JS
General
1 34 (15.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (7.62%) Games
3 10 (4.48%) Electronics
4 9 (4.04%) Finance
5 7 (3.14%) Aerospace
6 6 (2.69%) Automotive
7 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Military
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (31.84%) Developer
2 50 (22.42%) Software Engineer
3 28 (12.56%) Software Developer
3 28 (12.56%) C++ Software Engineer
4 25 (11.21%) Consultant
5 24 (10.76%) Trainer
5 24 (10.76%) Training Consultant
6 20 (8.97%) Tester
7 19 (8.52%) Graduate
8 18 (8.07%) Java Developer
9 17 (7.62%) Software Tester
10 15 (6.73%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (6.28%) C# Software Developer
11 14 (6.28%) C# Developer
11 14 (6.28%) Programmer
12 10 (4.48%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Software Programmer
12 10 (4.48%) GUI Developer
12 10 (4.48%) Java Programmer
12 10 (4.48%) GUI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.11%) Web Services
2 26 (11.66%) HTML
3 16 (7.17%) jQuery
4 15 (6.73%) .NET
5 11 (4.93%) CSS
5 11 (4.93%) JSON
6 10 (4.48%) Spring MVC
6 10 (4.48%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.48%) Spring
7 9 (4.04%) J2EE
8 8 (3.59%) XML
9 7 (3.14%) Lucene
9 7 (3.14%) WCF
9 7 (3.14%) REST
9 7 (3.14%) Spring Integration
9 7 (3.14%) GWT
10 6 (2.69%) WPF
11 5 (2.24%) JSP
11 5 (2.24%) ADO.NET
11 5 (2.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 128 (57.40%) Mathematics
2 119 (53.36%) Physics
3 90 (40.36%) Computer Science
4 56 (25.11%) Chemistry
5 48 (21.52%) Life Science
6 46 (20.63%) Biology
7 32 (14.35%) Statistics
8 26 (11.66%) Biotechnology
9 20 (8.97%) VHDL
10 16 (7.17%) 3D Graphics
11 12 (5.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 10 (4.48%) E-Learning
13 3 (1.35%) Firmware
13 3 (1.35%) Economics
14 2 (0.90%) Verilog
15 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
15 1 (0.45%) Device Driver
15 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
15 1 (0.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.63%) Linux
2 36 (16.14%) Windows
3 16 (7.17%) UNIX
4 14 (6.28%) Solaris
5 12 (5.38%) AIX
6 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.80%) Software Engineering
2 33 (14.80%) Bioinformatics
3 32 (14.35%) Signal Processing
4 30 (13.45%) Software Testing
5 24 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (10.31%) OO
6 23 (10.31%) Information Security
7 21 (9.42%) V-Model
8 19 (8.52%) Parallel Computing
9 16 (7.17%) Multithreading
10 15 (6.73%) Image Processing
11 13 (5.83%) Digital Signal Processing
12 12 (5.38%) Test Scripting
12 12 (5.38%) MVC
13 10 (4.48%) OOD
13 10 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (4.04%) Video Processing
14 9 (4.04%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.04%) Test Automation
14 9 (4.04%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (51.57%) C++
2 50 (22.42%) Java
3 45 (20.18%) C#
4 40 (17.94%) C
5 39 (17.49%) SQL
6 36 (16.14%) MATLAB
7 32 (14.35%) Python
8 28 (12.56%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.79%) Fortran
9 4 (1.79%) R
10 3 (1.35%) Perl
11 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.90%) Scala
11 2 (0.90%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
12 1 (0.45%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 91 (40.81%) Degree
2 24 (10.76%) ISEB
2 24 (10.76%) CIPD
3 21 (9.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (7.17%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.69%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) QA
2 2 (0.90%) GLP
3 1 (0.45%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Xen
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (17.94%) Microsoft
1 40 (17.94%) Oracle
2 2 (0.90%) Cognos
2 2 (0.90%) EMC
3 1 (0.45%) VMware
3 1 (0.45%) Cadence
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