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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 244 196 200
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.051% 0.62% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 2.39% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 33 12
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +24.00%
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
1728 1592 1495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.57% 25.96% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1228 1260
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
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 4 August 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 -9 3 £47,500 -6.86%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) OO
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) OOD
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Python
7 3 (20.00%) J2EE
7 3 (20.00%) C
7 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) Validation
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Electronics
8 2 (13.33%) SDLC
9 1 (6.67%) HP Helion
9 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (6.67%) SAS
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) HP Helion
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Hudson
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Graduate
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.67%) Physics
3 1 (6.67%) MPEG
3 1 (6.67%) DTV
3 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (6.67%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) Clojure
5 1 (6.67%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
1 1 (6.67%) HP
1 1 (6.67%) VMware
1 1 (6.67%) Google
1 1 (6.67%) Rackspace
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