The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 311 336 347
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 146 103 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.46% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 1.40% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 136 79 53
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7818 7355 8066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.52% 32.77% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6151 5846 7054
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxfordshire +47 95 £55,000 +15.78% 8
Surrey -37 19 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Hampshire +9 16 £48,750 +28.28% 1
Kent - 8 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £33,750 +7.14%
West Sussex -3 1 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 162 (73.64%) Computer Science
2 161 (73.18%) Mathematics
3 140 (63.64%) Physics
4 125 (56.82%) C++
5 94 (42.73%) Software Engineering
6 64 (29.09%) C#
7 58 (26.36%) .NET
8 56 (25.45%) Degree
9 38 (17.27%) ASP.NET
10 37 (16.82%) SQL
10 37 (16.82%) C
11 35 (15.91%) JavaScript
11 35 (15.91%) Windows
12 32 (14.55%) Microsoft
13 28 (12.73%) Java
14 26 (11.82%) HTML
14 26 (11.82%) Linux
14 26 (11.82%) Parallel Computing
15 25 (11.36%) Statistics
16 23 (10.45%) SaaS
16 23 (10.45%) UNIX
16 23 (10.45%) OO
17 22 (10.00%) SQL Server
18 20 (9.09%) MATLAB
19 19 (8.64%) Python
19 19 (8.64%) XML
19 19 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (8.64%) WPF
19 19 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
20 17 (7.73%) jQuery

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (2.73%) WordPress
1 6 (2.73%) Drupal
1 6 (2.73%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (0.91%) Node.js
2 2 (0.91%) IIS
2 2 (0.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.45%) CMS
3 1 (0.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) GitHub
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.45%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.91%) Wireless
2 2 (0.91%) VoIP
3 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) DNS
3 1 (0.45%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.82%) MySQL
3 4 (1.82%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.91%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.91%) OLAP
5 2 (0.91%) Big Data
6 1 (0.45%) Redis
6 1 (0.45%) Riak
6 1 (0.45%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.45%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.91%) Selenium
3 10 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.18%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.45%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 15 (6.82%) Games
2 14 (6.36%) Finance
3 5 (2.27%) Electronics
4 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.36%) Law
6 2 (0.91%) French Language
6 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.45%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.45%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.45%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (39.09%) Developer
2 65 (29.55%) Software Engineer
3 43 (19.55%) C++ Software Engineer
4 34 (15.45%) Software Developer
5 21 (9.55%) Graduate
6 17 (7.73%) Programmer
7 16 (7.27%) Tester
8 15 (6.82%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (6.82%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.82%) Software Programmer
9 14 (6.36%) GUI Developer
9 14 (6.36%) GUI Programmer
9 14 (6.36%) Java Programmer
10 13 (5.91%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (5.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (5.00%) Junior
13 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (26.36%) .NET
2 38 (17.27%) ASP.NET
3 26 (11.82%) HTML
4 19 (8.64%) XML
4 19 (8.64%) WPF
5 17 (7.73%) jQuery
6 13 (5.91%) CSS
7 12 (5.45%) HTML5
8 10 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.64%) Web Services
9 8 (3.64%) AngularJS
9 8 (3.64%) Backbone.js
10 7 (3.18%) CSS3
10 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (3.18%) SignalR
10 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (3.18%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (3.18%) Ajax
11 6 (2.73%) WCF
11 6 (2.73%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 162 (73.64%) Computer Science
2 161 (73.18%) Mathematics
3 140 (63.64%) Physics
4 25 (11.36%) Statistics
5 14 (6.36%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (5.45%) Chemistry
7 6 (2.73%) Life Science
8 4 (1.82%) Animation
8 4 (1.82%) Machine Learning
8 4 (1.82%) Firmware
8 4 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) VHDL
9 3 (1.36%) Biology
9 3 (1.36%) PKI
9 3 (1.36%) Neural Network
10 2 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.91%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.91%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.91%) Windows
2 26 (11.82%) Linux
3 23 (10.45%) UNIX
4 17 (7.73%) Solaris
5 6 (2.73%) AIX
6 2 (0.91%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (42.73%) Software Engineering
2 26 (11.82%) Parallel Computing
3 23 (10.45%) OO
4 16 (7.27%) OOD
5 15 (6.82%) MVVM
6 14 (6.36%) Image Processing
6 14 (6.36%) Software Testing
7 13 (5.91%) Test Scripting
7 13 (5.91%) Signal Processing
8 11 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 10 (4.55%) Security Testing
9 10 (4.55%) Video Processing
9 10 (4.55%) Automation Testing
10 9 (4.09%) Web Application Development
11 8 (3.64%) Data Analysis
11 8 (3.64%) Project Management
11 8 (3.64%) MVC
12 6 (2.73%) V-Model
13 4 (1.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 125 (56.82%) C++
2 64 (29.09%) C#
3 37 (16.82%) SQL
3 37 (16.82%) C
4 35 (15.91%) JavaScript
5 28 (12.73%) Java
6 20 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 19 (8.64%) Python
8 7 (3.18%) PHP
8 7 (3.18%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.27%) R
10 3 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.91%) SAS Macro
11 2 (0.91%) VBA
11 2 (0.91%) Delphi
12 1 (0.45%) Fortran
12 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (25.45%) Degree
2 8 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) ISEB
4 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.45%) TickIT
1 1 (0.45%) JSP 440
1 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) KVM
1 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.73%) Oracle
3 2 (0.91%) Intel
4 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.45%) VMware
4 1 (0.45%) Facebook
4 1 (0.45%) Twitter
4 1 (0.45%) Google
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + training & development
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £35k + benefits
Posted: 30+ days ago