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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 309 347 344
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -3
Permanent jobs citing PhD 145 97 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 1.29% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 136 74 57
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,750 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £53,500
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
7890 7500 8050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.79% 32.86% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6220 5975 7045
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 £27,873
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 23 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 23 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 +48 96 £55,000 +22.22% 12
Surrey -38 19 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Hampshire +8 16 £48,750 +28.28% 2
Kent - 8 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire -1 4 £32,500 +3.17% 2
West Sussex -5 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 23 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.

1 161 (74.19%) Mathematics
2 159 (73.27%) Computer Science
3 141 (64.98%) Physics
4 122 (56.22%) C++
5 91 (41.94%) Software Engineering
6 60 (27.65%) C#
7 55 (25.35%) .NET
7 55 (25.35%) Degree
8 38 (17.51%) ASP.NET
9 37 (17.05%) SQL
10 36 (16.59%) C
11 35 (16.13%) JavaScript
12 34 (15.67%) Windows
13 32 (14.75%) Microsoft
14 28 (12.90%) Java
15 26 (11.98%) HTML
15 26 (11.98%) Parallel Computing
16 25 (11.52%) Statistics
16 25 (11.52%) Linux
17 23 (10.60%) UNIX
17 23 (10.60%) SaaS
18 22 (10.14%) SQL Server
19 21 (9.68%) OO
20 20 (9.22%) MATLAB
21 19 (8.76%) Python
21 19 (8.76%) XML
21 19 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
21 19 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
22 17 (7.83%) WPF
22 17 (7.83%) jQuery

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (2.76%) Drupal
1 6 (2.76%) WordPress
1 6 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (2.76%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (0.92%) IIS
2 2 (0.92%) SAS
2 2 (0.92%) Node.js
3 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Heroku
2 1 (0.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.92%) Wireless
3 1 (0.46%) SPDY
3 1 (0.46%) DNS
3 1 (0.46%) VoIP
3 1 (0.46%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 19 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.84%) MySQL
3 4 (1.84%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.92%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.92%) Big Data
5 2 (0.92%) OLAP
6 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.46%) Redis
6 1 (0.46%) Riak
6 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.99%) Selenium
3 10 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.92%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.46%) JIRA
7 1 (0.46%) Sinon.JS
General
1 15 (6.91%) Games
2 14 (6.45%) Finance
3 5 (2.30%) Electronics
4 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.38%) Law
6 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.92%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.46%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.46%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.46%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 83 (38.25%) Developer
2 64 (29.49%) Software Engineer
3 42 (19.35%) C++ Software Engineer
4 31 (14.29%) Software Developer
5 21 (9.68%) Graduate
6 17 (7.83%) Programmer
7 16 (7.37%) Tester
8 15 (6.91%) Java Software Engineer
8 15 (6.91%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.91%) Software Programmer
9 14 (6.45%) GUI Programmer
9 14 (6.45%) GUI Developer
9 14 (6.45%) Java Programmer
10 13 (5.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (5.99%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.53%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (5.07%) Junior
13 10 (4.61%) .NET Developer
13 10 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (25.35%) .NET
2 38 (17.51%) ASP.NET
3 26 (11.98%) HTML
4 19 (8.76%) XML
5 17 (7.83%) WPF
5 17 (7.83%) jQuery
6 13 (5.99%) CSS
7 12 (5.53%) HTML5
8 10 (4.61%) .NET Framework
9 8 (3.69%) Web Services
9 8 (3.69%) Backbone.js
9 8 (3.69%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (3.23%) SignalR
10 7 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (3.23%) CSS3
10 7 (3.23%) Ajax
10 7 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (2.76%) WCF
11 6 (2.76%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 161 (74.19%) Mathematics
2 159 (73.27%) Computer Science
3 141 (64.98%) Physics
4 25 (11.52%) Statistics
5 14 (6.45%) 3D Graphics
5 14 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (5.53%) Chemistry
7 6 (2.76%) Life Science
8 4 (1.84%) Machine Learning
8 4 (1.84%) Animation
8 4 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.84%) Firmware
9 3 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.38%) VHDL
9 3 (1.38%) Neural Network
9 3 (1.38%) Biology
9 3 (1.38%) PKI
10 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.92%) Social Media
10 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.67%) Windows
2 25 (11.52%) Linux
3 23 (10.60%) UNIX
4 17 (7.83%) Solaris
5 6 (2.76%) AIX
6 2 (0.92%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (41.94%) Software Engineering
2 26 (11.98%) Parallel Computing
3 21 (9.68%) OO
4 14 (6.45%) OOD
4 14 (6.45%) Software Testing
4 14 (6.45%) Image Processing
5 13 (5.99%) Test Scripting
5 13 (5.99%) MVVM
6 12 (5.53%) Signal Processing
7 11 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (4.61%) Automated Testing
8 10 (4.61%) Security Testing
8 10 (4.61%) Automation Testing
8 10 (4.61%) Video Processing
9 9 (4.15%) Web Application Development
10 8 (3.69%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.69%) Project Management
10 8 (3.69%) MVC
11 6 (2.76%) V-Model
12 4 (1.84%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 122 (56.22%) C++
2 60 (27.65%) C#
3 37 (17.05%) SQL
4 36 (16.59%) C
5 35 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 28 (12.90%) Java
7 20 (9.22%) MATLAB
8 19 (8.76%) Python
9 7 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.23%) PHP
10 5 (2.30%) R
11 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.92%) VBA
12 2 (0.92%) Delphi
12 2 (0.92%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.46%) Scala
13 1 (0.46%) Perl
13 1 (0.46%) Fortran
13 1 (0.46%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.46%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 55 (25.35%) Degree
2 8 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.23%) ISEB
4 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
1 1 (0.46%) TickIT
1 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.46%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Xen
1 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 32 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.76%) Oracle
3 2 (0.92%) Intel
4 1 (0.46%) VMware
4 1 (0.46%) Google
4 1 (0.46%) Facebook
4 1 (0.46%) Twitter
4 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yarnton, Oxfordshire
Blue Marble Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yarnton, Oxfordshire
Blue Marble Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Blue Marble Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 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