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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 191 201 203
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs citing PhD 34 14 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 0.92% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31 11 11
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.59%
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
1620 1524 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 26.57% 29.35% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1298 1898
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(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
Wiltshire +4 13 £45,750 -
Bristol 0 10 £46,500 +24.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £51,000 - 1
Dorset - 2 £50,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 63 (94.03%) Java
2 53 (79.10%) Software Engineering
3 38 (56.72%) Degree
4 36 (53.73%) Computer Science
5 30 (44.78%) C++
6 25 (37.31%) C#
6 25 (37.31%) Oracle
6 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
7 23 (34.33%) Mathematics
8 22 (32.84%) HTML
9 20 (29.85%) .NET
9 20 (29.85%) HTML5
10 19 (28.36%) OO
11 17 (25.37%) XML
11 17 (25.37%) XSD
11 17 (25.37%) HND
11 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
11 17 (25.37%) CSS
11 17 (25.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
11 17 (25.37%) Finance
11 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
12 16 (23.88%) CSS3
12 16 (23.88%) jQuery
13 15 (22.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (22.39%) GWT
14 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
14 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
14 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
14 14 (20.90%) Python

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (1.49%) Drupal
1 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (25.37%) RDBMS
2 17 (25.37%) Relational Database
3 11 (16.42%) MySQL
4 10 (14.93%) DB2
5 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (25.37%) Telecoms
1 17 (25.37%) Finance
1 17 (25.37%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (11.94%) Aerospace
2 8 (11.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Developer
2 24 (35.82%) Software Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Java Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (2.99%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
7 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.49%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.49%) Software Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Architect
7 1 (1.49%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (32.84%) HTML
2 20 (29.85%) .NET
2 20 (29.85%) HTML5
3 17 (25.37%) CSS
3 17 (25.37%) XML
3 17 (25.37%) XSD
4 16 (23.88%) CSS3
4 16 (23.88%) jQuery
5 15 (22.39%) GWT
5 15 (22.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (13.43%) OSGi
7 7 (10.45%) Hibernate
7 7 (10.45%) Spring
7 7 (10.45%) Web Services
8 3 (4.48%) J2EE
9 1 (1.49%) EJB
9 1 (1.49%) XHTML
9 1 (1.49%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 36 (53.73%) Computer Science
2 23 (34.33%) Mathematics
3 10 (14.93%) Physics
4 1 (1.49%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.49%) Remote Sensing
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) UNIX
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
3 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Software Engineering
2 19 (28.36%) OO
3 11 (16.42%) Scrum
4 10 (14.93%) OOD
4 10 (14.93%) Process Management
5 8 (11.94%) Software Architecture
6 7 (10.45%) UML
6 7 (10.45%) Database Tuning
7 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.48%) Cyber Security
9 3 (4.48%) Project Management
10 1 (1.49%) MVC
10 1 (1.49%) SOA
10 1 (1.49%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.49%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.49%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.49%) Information Security
10 1 (1.49%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.49%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) Java
2 30 (44.78%) C++
3 25 (37.31%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.90%) Python
5 9 (13.43%) SQL
6 8 (11.94%) Fortran
7 6 (8.96%) C
8 5 (7.46%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.49%) F#
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (56.72%) Degree
2 17 (25.37%) HND
3 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
3 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.94%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle
2 1 (1.49%) VMware
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