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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 224 191 202
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 35 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.60% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 2.07% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 10
Average salary £38,750 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £48,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
1707 1690 1716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.43% 28.81% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1362 1484
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £51,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Gloucestershire -5 8 £35,000 -17.64%
Wiltshire -7 2 £51,250 +13.25% 1
Dorset +5 1 £40,000 +3.22%
Bristol -20 1 £250,000 +437.63%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
2 15 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 12 (44.44%) Physics
3 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 12 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 11 (40.74%) Degree
5 10 (37.04%) C++
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
6 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (29.63%) HTML
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 7 (25.93%) SQL
8 7 (25.93%) Java
8 7 (25.93%) CSS
8 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) CSS3
8 7 (25.93%) HTML5
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Chemistry
9 6 (22.22%) WCF
9 6 (22.22%) jQuery
9 6 (22.22%) MVC
9 6 (22.22%) Finance
9 6 (22.22%) OO
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
10 5 (18.52%) Telecoms

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.70%) HP Helion
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.70%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.70%) Big Data
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
3 3 (11.11%) Electronics
4 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C# Developer
4 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (18.52%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
8 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Data Scientist
9 1 (3.70%) Junior Python Developer
9 1 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
4 6 (22.22%) WCF
4 6 (22.22%) jQuery
4 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 12 (44.44%) Physics
2 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 6 (22.22%) Chemistry
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (7.41%) DTV
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
6 1 (3.70%) Statistics
6 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
6 1 (3.70%) MPEG
6 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Software Engineering
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (14.81%) Parallel Programming
5 3 (11.11%) OOD
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.70%) Predictive Modelling
7 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Electronic Design Automation
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Computer Security
7 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) C++
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (11.11%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Rust
6 1 (3.70%) Clojure
6 1 (3.70%) R
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) Erlang
6 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Panoramic Associates Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago