The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 243 200 201
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +1
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.050% 0.50% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 1.87% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 9
Average salary £45,000 £46,125 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +23.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1799 1659 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.78% 27.00% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1423 1321 1284
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PhD
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the South West region.

PhD Salary Trend in the South West

PhD
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in the South West

PhD
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Bristol -20 1 £37,500 -19.35% 1
Gloucestershire -26 1 £45,000 -11.76%
Cornwall - 1 £50,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) C++
3 6 (40.00%) OO
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) OOD
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) Finance
7 2 (13.33%) Validation
7 2 (13.33%) SAS
7 2 (13.33%) Electronics
7 2 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
7 2 (13.33%) Physics
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Analytics
7 2 (13.33%) R
7 2 (13.33%) SDLC

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (13.33%) SAS
2 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) HP Helion
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) CSS3
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Physics
2 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Electronic Design Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) C
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) R
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) Clojure
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Tableau
1 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 15 days ago