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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 336 429 351
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -78
Permanent jobs citing PhD 84 38 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.18% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 0.58% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 77 37 103
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,900 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,200 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5424 6529 7330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.27% 30.86% 33.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4416 5272 5591
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 September 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 September 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 +25 38 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Hampshire +35 19 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Surrey +18 12 £32,750 -26.40% 3
West Sussex +24 8 £27,500 -21.42%
Berkshire +33 4 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £57,500 +43.75%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 122 (58.65%) Software Engineering
2 112 (53.85%) C++
3 90 (43.27%) Degree
4 88 (42.31%) Computer Science
5 85 (40.87%) Mathematics
6 77 (37.02%) Machine Learning
7 72 (34.62%) C#
8 69 (33.17%) Physics
9 64 (30.77%) Algorithms
10 56 (26.92%) Java
11 49 (23.56%) .NET
11 49 (23.56%) Python
12 48 (23.08%) MATLAB
12 48 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (21.15%) R
14 40 (19.23%) HTML
15 36 (17.31%) JavaScript
15 36 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
15 36 (17.31%) Signal Processing
16 34 (16.35%) CSS
17 33 (15.87%) Big Data
18 31 (14.90%) STL
18 31 (14.90%) Linux
18 31 (14.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 30 (14.42%) OO
20 29 (13.94%) HTML5
21 28 (13.46%) C
22 27 (12.98%) Multithreading
22 27 (12.98%) Computer Vision
23 26 (12.50%) NoSQL

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 17 (8.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.96%) Apache
2 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (9.62%) GNU Octave
2 3 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (9.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.69%) SaaS
4 7 (3.37%) GitHub
5 6 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.29%) Wireless
2 5 (2.40%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.92%) SAN
4 3 (1.44%) NAS
4 3 (1.44%) RS-232
4 3 (1.44%) RS-485
5 1 (0.48%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.48%) InfiniBand
5 1 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.87%) Big Data
2 26 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 18 (8.65%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 15 (7.21%) RDBMS
6 14 (6.73%) Hadoop
7 12 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (4.33%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.92%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.92%) HBase
9 4 (1.92%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.92%) Spotfire
10 3 (1.44%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.96%) GIS
11 2 (0.96%) HAWQ
11 2 (0.96%) MySQL
11 2 (0.96%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.96%) Spark SQL
12 1 (0.48%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 8 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.44%) LabVIEW
3 3 (1.44%) Subversion
4 2 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (12.02%) Electronics
1 25 (12.02%) Games
2 12 (5.77%) Aerospace
2 12 (5.77%) Finance
3 10 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.88%) Marketing
6 5 (2.40%) Avionics
7 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Military
7 3 (1.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (36.06%) Developer
2 59 (28.37%) Software Engineer
3 32 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 31 (14.90%) Research Engineer
5 27 (12.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 26 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 26 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
7 24 (11.54%) Graduate
8 23 (11.06%) Computer Engineer
8 23 (11.06%) Computer Vision Engineer
9 17 (8.17%) .NET Developer
9 17 (8.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 17 (8.17%) Java Developer
10 16 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
10 16 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
11 15 (7.21%) C++ Developer
12 14 (6.73%) Graduate Developer
13 13 (6.25%) Algorithm Engineer
14 12 (5.77%) Senior Developer
15 11 (5.29%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.56%) .NET
2 40 (19.23%) HTML
3 34 (16.35%) CSS
4 31 (14.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 31 (14.90%) STL
5 29 (13.94%) HTML5
6 24 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 23 (11.06%) CSS3
7 23 (11.06%) RESTful
8 22 (10.58%) ASP.NET
9 20 (9.62%) OpenCV
10 17 (8.17%) OpenGL
11 16 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (6.73%) Node.js
14 13 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
15 12 (5.77%) XML
16 10 (4.81%) DirectX
16 10 (4.81%) JSON
16 10 (4.81%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 88 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 85 (40.87%) Mathematics
3 69 (33.17%) Physics
4 64 (30.77%) Algorithms
5 17 (8.17%) Visualisation
6 15 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 13 (6.25%) NHS
7 13 (6.25%) Statistics
8 11 (5.29%) Mobile App
9 10 (4.81%) 3D Graphics
10 9 (4.33%) Chemistry
11 8 (3.85%) Biology
12 6 (2.88%) Robotics
13 5 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.92%) Informatics
15 3 (1.44%) Life Science
15 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
15 3 (1.44%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.90%) Linux
2 21 (10.10%) Android
3 20 (9.62%) Apple iOS
3 20 (9.62%) Windows
4 9 (4.33%) Unix
5 3 (1.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (58.65%) Software Engineering
2 77 (37.02%) Machine Learning
3 48 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (17.31%) Signal Processing
5 30 (14.42%) OO
6 27 (12.98%) Computer Vision
6 27 (12.98%) Multithreading
7 23 (11.06%) TDD
8 21 (10.10%) Analytics
9 20 (9.62%) MVC
10 18 (8.65%) Data Analytics
11 17 (8.17%) Bayesian Methods
11 17 (8.17%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (7.21%) BDD
12 15 (7.21%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (7.21%) Time Management
13 14 (6.73%) Android Development
14 13 (6.25%) iOS Development
15 12 (5.77%) SDLC
16 11 (5.29%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 112 (53.85%) C++
2 72 (34.62%) C#
3 56 (26.92%) Java
4 49 (23.56%) Python
5 48 (23.08%) MATLAB
6 44 (21.15%) R
7 36 (17.31%) JavaScript
8 28 (13.46%) C
9 23 (11.06%) F#
10 12 (5.77%) SQL
11 10 (4.81%) HLSL
12 8 (3.85%) Haskell
12 8 (3.85%) Ruby
13 6 (2.88%) Scala
14 4 (1.92%) VB
15 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.44%) Perl
16 2 (0.96%) Fortran
17 1 (0.48%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.48%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 90 (43.27%) Degree
2 6 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.48%) DO-178B
1 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (0.48%) MISRA
1 1 (0.48%) MISRA C
1 1 (0.48%) QA
1 1 (0.48%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.48%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.92%) Puppet
2 2 (0.96%) logstash
2 2 (0.96%) Nessus
2 2 (0.96%) Nmap
2 2 (0.96%) StatsD
Vendors
1 7 (3.37%) Oracle
2 5 (2.40%) Google
3 4 (1.92%) Cloudera
3 4 (1.92%) Hortonworks
3 4 (1.92%) IBM
3 4 (1.92%) Intel
3 4 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.92%) MuleSoft
4 2 (0.96%) ANSYS
4 2 (0.96%) Greenplum
4 2 (0.96%) Informatica
4 2 (0.96%) New Relic
4 2 (0.96%) Qualys
4 2 (0.96%) SAP
4 2 (0.96%) Talend
5 1 (0.48%) Atmel
5 1 (0.48%) EMC
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chinnor
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
set2recruit
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus, healthcare etc
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Life Insurance, Company Pension Sche
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford
Client Server
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago