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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 318 343 357
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs citing PhD 122 84 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.55% 0.40% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 1.25% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 103 68 88
Average salary £35,500 £33,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.18% -15.62%
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
7324 6722 7779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.28% 31.82% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5576 5436 6645
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +19 69 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Oxfordshire +12 24 £39,750 -16.31% 5
Hampshire +1 16 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 8 £32,500 -31.57%
Berkshire +6 4 £50,000 +100.00% 6
Kent - 1 £40,000 - 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 123 (51.68%) Mathematics
2 111 (46.64%) C++
3 109 (45.80%) Physics
4 97 (40.76%) Degree
5 86 (36.13%) Computer Science
6 68 (28.57%) Chemistry
7 61 (25.63%) Life Science
7 61 (25.63%) Software Engineering
8 59 (24.79%) Biology
9 55 (23.11%) Linux
10 53 (22.27%) Microsoft
10 53 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
11 50 (21.01%) C#
12 48 (20.17%) Java
13 46 (19.33%) C
13 46 (19.33%) Oracle
13 46 (19.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 45 (18.91%) Bioinformatics
14 45 (18.91%) SQL
15 44 (18.49%) Windows
16 38 (15.97%) MATLAB
16 38 (15.97%) Biotechnology
17 37 (15.55%) MySQL
18 34 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 34 (14.29%) Statistics
18 34 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
19 33 (13.87%) Python
20 32 (13.45%) Web Services
21 31 (13.03%) Software Testing
21 31 (13.03%) Signal Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (0.84%) SAS
2 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 34 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.68%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.20%) HTTP
1 10 (4.20%) SAN
2 5 (2.10%) Wireless
2 5 (2.10%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (0.84%) Internet
4 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (15.55%) MySQL
2 19 (7.98%) Relational Database
3 13 (5.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.20%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.42%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 17 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (7.14%) Selenium
2 10 (4.20%) Eclipse
2 10 (4.20%) Maven
2 10 (4.20%) YourKit
3 8 (3.36%) JMeter
3 8 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 46 (19.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 17 (7.14%) Games
3 11 (4.62%) Electronics
4 9 (3.78%) Aerospace
5 8 (3.36%) Finance
6 6 (2.52%) Automotive
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.84%) Military
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (30.25%) Developer
2 46 (19.33%) Software Engineer
3 32 (13.45%) Consultant
4 31 (13.03%) Software Developer
5 30 (12.61%) Trainer
5 30 (12.61%) Training Consultant
6 26 (10.92%) Tester
7 25 (10.50%) C++ Software Engineer
8 23 (9.66%) Software Tester
8 23 (9.66%) Graduate
9 16 (6.72%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.72%) C# Software Developer
10 15 (6.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 14 (5.88%) Java Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Programmer
13 8 (3.36%) Analyst
14 7 (2.94%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (2.94%) Computer Engineer
14 7 (2.94%) Graduate Developer
14 7 (2.94%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (13.45%) Web Services
2 27 (11.34%) HTML
3 18 (7.56%) .NET
3 18 (7.56%) jQuery
4 15 (6.30%) J2EE
5 11 (4.62%) CSS
5 11 (4.62%) JSON
6 10 (4.20%) Spring MVC
6 10 (4.20%) Hibernate
6 10 (4.20%) Spring
7 8 (3.36%) WCF
7 8 (3.36%) WPF
8 7 (2.94%) Lucene
8 7 (2.94%) REST
8 7 (2.94%) Spring Integration
8 7 (2.94%) XML
8 7 (2.94%) GWT
9 6 (2.52%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.10%) JSP
10 5 (2.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 123 (51.68%) Mathematics
2 109 (45.80%) Physics
3 86 (36.13%) Computer Science
4 68 (28.57%) Chemistry
5 61 (25.63%) Life Science
6 59 (24.79%) Biology
7 38 (15.97%) Biotechnology
8 34 (14.29%) Statistics
9 21 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (8.40%) VHDL
11 13 (5.46%) E-Learning
11 13 (5.46%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 11 (4.62%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (2.52%) iDTV
13 6 (2.52%) BBC
14 5 (2.10%) Economics
15 3 (1.26%) Firmware
16 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
16 2 (0.84%) Verilog
16 2 (0.84%) Cybernetics
Operating Systems
1 55 (23.11%) Linux
2 44 (18.49%) Windows
3 20 (8.40%) Solaris
4 16 (6.72%) UNIX
5 12 (5.04%) AIX
6 9 (3.78%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.63%) Software Engineering
2 53 (22.27%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (18.91%) Bioinformatics
4 31 (13.03%) Software Testing
4 31 (13.03%) Signal Processing
5 26 (10.92%) OO
6 23 (9.66%) Information Security
7 21 (8.82%) V-Model
8 16 (6.72%) Multithreading
9 14 (5.88%) Image Processing
10 13 (5.46%) OOD
10 13 (5.46%) Digital Signal Processing
11 12 (5.04%) Parallel Computing
11 12 (5.04%) MVC
11 12 (5.04%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.20%) Analytics
12 10 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (3.78%) Waterfall
13 9 (3.78%) Test Automation
13 9 (3.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 111 (46.64%) C++
2 50 (21.01%) C#
3 48 (20.17%) Java
4 46 (19.33%) C
5 45 (18.91%) SQL
6 38 (15.97%) MATLAB
7 33 (13.87%) Python
8 27 (11.34%) JavaScript
9 8 (3.36%) Fortran
9 8 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.52%) R
10 6 (2.52%) Perl
11 4 (1.68%) VB
12 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.84%) Scala
13 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 97 (40.76%) Degree
2 30 (12.61%) CIPD
3 29 (12.18%) ISEB
4 21 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (7.98%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.52%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.52%) HNC
7 6 (2.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.36%) GLP
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) Xen
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.42%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (22.27%) Microsoft
2 46 (19.33%) Oracle
3 4 (1.68%) Cognos
4 2 (0.84%) EMC
5 1 (0.42%) VMware
5 1 (0.42%) Cadence
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £36000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
CIVIWEB
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Equity Bonus, Home Work
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago