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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 364 420 349
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -71
Permanent jobs citing PhD 94 59 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.49% 0.28% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 0.89% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 80 52 130
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
5999 6656 7816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.33% 31.30% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4951 6214
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,700 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +28 40 £42,500 +30.76% 11
Surrey +12 24 £27,500 -40.21% 1
West Sussex - 12 £22,500 - 2
Berkshire +11 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Hampshire +3 7 £53,500 +64.61% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 5 £60,000 +50.00%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 105 (60.69%) C++
2 91 (52.60%) Degree
3 78 (45.09%) Software Engineering
4 63 (36.42%) Computer Science
5 62 (35.84%) Machine Learning
6 53 (30.64%) Java
7 52 (30.06%) Algorithms
8 49 (28.32%) Mathematics
9 46 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (23.70%) Python
11 40 (23.12%) C
12 38 (21.97%) C#
13 37 (21.39%) Physics
14 32 (18.50%) OO
14 32 (18.50%) Big Data
15 29 (16.76%) JavaScript
16 27 (15.61%) Finance
17 24 (13.87%) Linux
18 23 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
19 22 (12.72%) NoSQL
20 21 (12.14%) Apple iOS
20 21 (12.14%) Signal Processing
21 20 (11.56%) Bayesian Methods
21 20 (11.56%) Data Mining
22 19 (10.98%) Android
23 18 (10.40%) Security Cleared
23 18 (10.40%) HTML
23 18 (10.40%) SQL Server
23 18 (10.40%) .NET
23 18 (10.40%) iOS Development

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 10 (5.78%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.31%) Apache
2 4 (2.31%) Apache Pig
2 4 (2.31%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.05%) MS Office
2 3 (1.73%) SPSS
3 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
3 2 (1.16%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.89%) SaaS
4 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.94%) Wireless
2 4 (2.31%) Bluetooth
2 4 (2.31%) RS-232
2 4 (2.31%) RS-485
3 3 (1.73%) Internet
4 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.50%) Big Data
2 22 (12.72%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.56%) Data Mining
4 18 (10.40%) SQL Server
5 13 (7.51%) Hadoop
6 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.89%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.31%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.31%) GIS
9 2 (1.16%) KDB
9 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.58%) MySQL
10 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.58%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (6.36%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.05%) Maven
3 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.31%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 16 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.51%) Games
4 10 (5.78%) Electronics
5 8 (4.62%) Marketing
5 8 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.31%) Banking
8 2 (1.16%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.16%) Avionics
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (49.71%) Developer
2 38 (21.97%) C++ Developer
3 34 (19.65%) Software Engineer
4 27 (15.61%) Software Developer
5 17 (9.83%) C# Developer
5 17 (9.83%) Java Developer
6 16 (9.25%) Graduate
7 15 (8.67%) C# Software Developer
8 12 (6.94%) C++ Software Engineer
9 10 (5.78%) Analyst
9 10 (5.78%) Data Scientist
9 10 (5.78%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (5.20%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (5.20%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 8 (4.62%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (4.62%) Machine Learning Developer
11 8 (4.62%) Python Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Agile C# Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Agile Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.40%) .NET
1 18 (10.40%) HTML
2 17 (9.83%) Natural Language Processing
3 14 (8.09%) AngularJS
3 14 (8.09%) OpenGL
4 11 (6.36%) CSS
4 11 (6.36%) JSON
5 8 (4.62%) jQuery
5 8 (4.62%) XML
6 7 (4.05%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.05%) Esper
6 7 (4.05%) J2EE
6 7 (4.05%) JSP
6 7 (4.05%) Pandas
6 7 (4.05%) Pyramid
6 7 (4.05%) REST
6 7 (4.05%) SciPy
6 7 (4.05%) Web Services
7 6 (3.47%) NumPy
7 6 (3.47%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 63 (36.42%) Computer Science
2 52 (30.06%) Algorithms
3 49 (28.32%) Mathematics
4 37 (21.39%) Physics
5 16 (9.25%) Visualisation
6 14 (8.09%) NHS
7 12 (6.94%) Chemistry
7 12 (6.94%) CUDA
8 11 (6.36%) Statistics
9 9 (5.20%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (4.62%) Hedge funds
10 8 (4.62%) Tandem
11 7 (4.05%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (4.05%) Biology
11 7 (4.05%) Life Science
11 7 (4.05%) Neural Network
11 7 (4.05%) VHDL
12 6 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (3.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (2.89%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.87%) Linux
2 21 (12.14%) Apple iOS
3 19 (10.98%) Android
4 13 (7.51%) Windows
5 6 (3.47%) CentOS
5 6 (3.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (45.09%) Software Engineering
2 62 (35.84%) Machine Learning
3 46 (26.59%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (18.50%) OO
5 21 (12.14%) Signal Processing
6 20 (11.56%) Bayesian Methods
7 18 (10.40%) iOS Development
8 17 (9.83%) Analytics
8 17 (9.83%) Digital Signal Processing
9 16 (9.25%) Android Development
9 16 (9.25%) TDD
10 15 (8.67%) Data Visualisation
10 15 (8.67%) Time Management
11 12 (6.94%) Business Development
11 12 (6.94%) Multithreading
12 11 (6.36%) Coaching
12 11 (6.36%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.36%) OOD
13 10 (5.78%) Data Analytics
14 8 (4.62%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 105 (60.69%) C++
2 53 (30.64%) Java
3 41 (23.70%) Python
4 40 (23.12%) C
5 38 (21.97%) C#
6 29 (16.76%) JavaScript
7 17 (9.83%) MATLAB
7 17 (9.83%) SQL
8 14 (8.09%) R
9 10 (5.78%) Scala
10 8 (4.62%) COBOL
11 6 (3.47%) Bash Shell
11 6 (3.47%) Ruby
12 5 (2.89%) Embedded C
12 5 (2.89%) Embedded C++
13 3 (1.73%) HLSL
14 1 (0.58%) Ada
14 1 (0.58%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 91 (52.60%) Degree
2 18 (10.40%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
4 11 (6.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) HNC
6 1 (0.58%) HND
6 1 (0.58%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) DO-254
1 2 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 1 (0.58%) MISRA
2 1 (0.58%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) iptables
1 6 (3.47%) Xen
1 6 (3.47%) XenServer
2 3 (1.73%) Docker
3 2 (1.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) logstash
1 1 (0.58%) StatsD
Vendors
1 9 (5.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.62%) Oracle
3 6 (3.47%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.89%) Splunk
5 4 (2.31%) SAP
6 2 (1.16%) Altera
6 2 (1.16%) Cadence
6 2 (1.16%) Progress
6 2 (1.16%) Xilinx
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) Atmel
7 1 (0.58%) EMC
7 1 (0.58%) ESRI
7 1 (0.58%) Google
7 1 (0.58%) New Relic
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