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 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 216 201 214
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing PhD 22 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.20% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.26% 0.68% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 5
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £30,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £55,300
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1749 1479 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.12% 29.07% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1265 1911
Average salary £37,972 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the South 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 19 September 2014.

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 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
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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
Wiltshire +10 8 £45,750 -
Gloucestershire - 8 £51,000 -
Bristol -7 6 £46,500 +24.00% 2
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 57 (90.48%) Java
2 46 (73.02%) Software Engineering
3 36 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 34 (53.97%) Degree
5 27 (42.86%) C++
6 25 (39.68%) Oracle
6 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
7 24 (38.10%) Mathematics
8 22 (34.92%) HTML
9 20 (31.75%) HTML5
10 19 (30.16%) C#
11 18 (28.57%) .NET
12 17 (26.98%) CSS
12 17 (26.98%) HND
12 17 (26.98%) XML
12 17 (26.98%) XSD
12 17 (26.98%) OO
12 17 (26.98%) RDBMS
12 17 (26.98%) Telecoms
12 17 (26.98%) Finance
12 17 (26.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
13 16 (25.40%) CSS3
13 16 (25.40%) jQuery
14 15 (23.81%) GWT
14 15 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (23.81%) Python
15 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
15 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
15 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (1.59%) Drupal
1 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) RDBMS
2 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.46%) MySQL
4 10 (15.87%) DB2
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (26.98%) Telecoms
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
1 17 (26.98%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (12.70%) Aerospace
2 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.17%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) Software Engineer
3 17 (26.98%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.17%) Software Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.17%) Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Graduate
7 1 (1.59%) Junior
7 1 (1.59%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) Analyst
7 1 (1.59%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (1.59%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) HTML
2 20 (31.75%) HTML5
3 18 (28.57%) .NET
4 17 (26.98%) CSS
4 17 (26.98%) XML
4 17 (26.98%) XSD
5 16 (25.40%) jQuery
5 16 (25.40%) CSS3
6 15 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (23.81%) GWT
7 9 (14.29%) OSGi
8 8 (12.70%) Web Services
9 7 (11.11%) Hibernate
9 7 (11.11%) Spring
10 1 (1.59%) Symfony
10 1 (1.59%) XHTML
10 1 (1.59%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 36 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 24 (38.10%) Mathematics
3 10 (15.87%) Physics
4 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.59%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.59%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) UNIX
2 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (73.02%) Software Engineering
2 17 (26.98%) OO
3 11 (17.46%) Scrum
4 10 (15.87%) Process Management
5 8 (12.70%) Software Architecture
6 7 (11.11%) UML
6 7 (11.11%) OOD
6 7 (11.11%) Database Tuning
7 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.17%) Low Latency
10 2 (3.17%) Line Management
10 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.17%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (3.17%) MVC
10 2 (3.17%) SOA
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.17%) Web Development
11 1 (1.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 57 (90.48%) Java
2 27 (42.86%) C++
3 19 (30.16%) C#
4 15 (23.81%) Python
5 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.46%) SQL
7 8 (12.70%) Fortran
8 5 (7.94%) Objective-C
9 3 (4.76%) C
10 2 (3.17%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.17%) F#
11 1 (1.59%) VBA
11 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) Degree
2 17 (26.98%) HND
3 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (39.68%) Oracle
2 1 (1.59%) VMware
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