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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 237 229 222
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Permanent jobs citing PhD 18 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.93% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 8
Average salary £42,750 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £42,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,850 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-3.88% +9.75%
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
1908 1827 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.51% 31.03% 28.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1490 1263
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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
Gloucestershire +7 12 £44,000 -12.00%
Bristol -4 4 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Devon - 1 £60,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (80.00%) C++
2 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
3 17 (56.67%) C
4 13 (43.33%) Degree
5 11 (36.67%) C#
6 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 7 (23.33%) Analytics
7 7 (23.33%) Data Analytics
7 7 (23.33%) Java
7 7 (23.33%) Python
8 6 (20.00%) J2EE
8 6 (20.00%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) Unix
8 6 (20.00%) OO
8 6 (20.00%) Perl
8 6 (20.00%) VB
8 6 (20.00%) Electronics
8 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (20.00%) Android
8 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
9 5 (16.67%) Physics
9 5 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
10 4 (13.33%) System Testing
10 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.33%) QlikView
General
1 6 (20.00%) Electronics
2 3 (10.00%) Advertising
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) C Software Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Test Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Junior
8 3 (10.00%) Junior Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Consultant
8 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Data Scientist
9 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Scientist
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Design Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) J2EE
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (16.67%) Physics
4 3 (10.00%) Chemistry
4 3 (10.00%) Life Science
5 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.33%) 3D Printing
6 1 (3.33%) Mechatronics
6 1 (3.33%) Robotics
6 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Android
1 6 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (23.33%) Analytics
4 7 (23.33%) Data Analytics
5 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (16.67%) Electronic Design Automation
7 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.33%) System Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) CAD
9 1 (3.33%) Dashboard Development
9 1 (3.33%) Data Governance
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C++
2 17 (56.67%) C
3 11 (36.67%) C#
4 7 (23.33%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) Python
5 6 (20.00%) Perl
5 6 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) R
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 6 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) HP
1 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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