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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 237 192 204
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +12
Permanent jobs citing PhD 7 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.12% 0.69% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% 2.58% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 11
Average salary £47,500 £45,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.82% +22.00%
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
1770 1669 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 29.37% 26.91% 30.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1379 1295 1369
Average salary £39,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 5 £47,500 +7.34%
Wiltshire -21 2 £51,250 +12.02% 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 10 (52.63%) Degree
3 9 (47.37%) C++
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
5 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
5 6 (31.58%) OO
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) Linux
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Physics
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Billing
8 3 (15.79%) Electronics
8 3 (15.79%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) OOD
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
9 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) HTML5
9 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (10.53%) Hadoop

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (5.26%) SAS
1 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) HP Helion
1 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Ant
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
1 1 (5.26%) Gradle
1 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.79%) Electronics
3 3 (15.79%) Billing
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.26%) Graduate
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Principal Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) J2EE
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) CSS3
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Mathematics
2 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (26.32%) Physics
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (10.53%) DTV
5 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 1 (5.26%) MPEG
6 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
6 1 (5.26%) Statistics
6 1 (5.26%) Chemistry
6 1 (5.26%) Internet of Things
6 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
2 6 (31.58%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) OOD
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Open Source
6 1 (5.26%) Predictive Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.26%) Analytics
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.26%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) Erlang
5 1 (5.26%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) Clojure
5 1 (5.26%) R
5 1 (5.26%) Rust
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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