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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 212 246 226
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs citing PhD 38 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.084% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.92% 0.28% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 20
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,115 £40,500 £30,725
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £51,000
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1980 1772 1779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.08% 29.80% 28.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1567 1408 1461
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £58,052 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Devon - 16 £50,000 -
Bristol +17 9 £36,696 -2.14%
Gloucestershire -4 7 £48,000 +6.66%
Dorset - 4 - -
Somerset - 2 £35,000 - 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for PhD.

1 73 (86.90%) Degree
2 58 (69.05%) Python
3 55 (65.48%) Computer Science
4 52 (61.90%) Analytics
5 51 (60.71%) C++
6 50 (59.52%) Java
7 49 (58.33%) Machine Learning
8 46 (54.76%) Data Analytics
9 44 (52.38%) R
10 39 (46.43%) Finance
10 39 (46.43%) Apache Spark
11 38 (45.24%) MATLAB
12 37 (44.05%) Hadoop
13 34 (40.48%) Scala
13 34 (40.48%) SQL
14 33 (39.29%) Apache Hive
15 31 (36.90%) Analytical Skills
16 28 (33.33%) SAS
16 28 (33.33%) SPSS
17 25 (29.76%) Data Mining
18 23 (27.38%) Apache Pig
18 23 (27.38%) Mathematics
19 17 (20.24%) Physics
19 17 (20.24%) Data Analysis
19 17 (20.24%) Big Data
20 14 (16.67%) OpenUP
21 12 (14.29%) MongoDB
21 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
21 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
22 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 39 (46.43%) Apache Spark
2 28 (33.33%) SAS
3 23 (27.38%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (33.33%) SPSS
2 6 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) InfiniBand
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
1 1 (1.19%) NAS
1 1 (1.19%) SAN
1 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (44.05%) Hadoop
2 33 (39.29%) Apache Hive
3 25 (29.76%) Data Mining
4 17 (20.24%) Big Data
5 12 (14.29%) MongoDB
6 10 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.38%) MySQL
8 2 (2.38%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.19%) Pentaho
General
1 39 (46.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.19%) Automotive
3 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Data Scientist
2 7 (8.33%) Developer
3 6 (7.14%) Project Planner
3 6 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 4 (4.76%) Data Manager
5 4 (4.76%) Graduate
5 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (3.57%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (3.57%) Chief Technology Officer
6 3 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.57%) Product Manager
6 3 (3.57%) Programmer
7 2 (2.38%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (2.38%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.19%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) J2EE
1 6 (7.14%) XML
2 3 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (3.57%) HTML
2 3 (3.57%) STL
3 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.38%) HTML5
4 1 (1.19%) .NET
4 1 (1.19%) Ajax
4 1 (1.19%) CSS
4 1 (1.19%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (65.48%) Computer Science
2 31 (36.90%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (27.38%) Mathematics
4 17 (20.24%) Physics
5 6 (7.14%) Chemistry
6 4 (4.76%) Robotics
7 3 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (2.38%) Social Media
8 2 (2.38%) Statistics
9 1 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (1.19%) Life Science
9 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.19%) Psychology
9 1 (1.19%) Taxonomies
9 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Unix
2 6 (7.14%) Android
2 6 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.90%) Analytics
2 49 (58.33%) Machine Learning
3 46 (54.76%) Data Analytics
4 17 (20.24%) Data Analysis
5 14 (16.67%) OpenUP
6 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 10 (11.90%) MapReduce
8 8 (9.52%) Migration
8 8 (9.52%) OO
9 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.33%) Project Management
10 6 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
10 6 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (5.95%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (5.95%) Web Analytics
12 4 (4.76%) UML
13 2 (2.38%) Big Data Analytics
13 2 (2.38%) OOD
13 2 (2.38%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 58 (69.05%) Python
2 51 (60.71%) C++
3 50 (59.52%) Java
4 44 (52.38%) R
5 38 (45.24%) MATLAB
6 34 (40.48%) Scala
6 34 (40.48%) SQL
7 7 (8.33%) C
8 6 (7.14%) Perl
8 6 (7.14%) VB
9 5 (5.95%) C#
10 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (86.90%) Degree
2 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.14%) APMP
5 5 (5.95%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.95%) Google
2 5 (5.95%) Omniture
3 2 (2.38%) Facebook
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Intel
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