The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 77 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.05% 0.23% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 0.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
PhD
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
362 274 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.24% 31.00% 32.56%
Number of salaries quoted 312 270 261
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 £21,500 £22,600 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

PhD
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Southampton region.

PhD Salary Trend in Southampton

PhD
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Southampton

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 18 (90.00%) C++
1 18 (90.00%) Mathematics
1 18 (90.00%) Physics
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (70.00%) Degree
3 12 (60.00%) Statistics
3 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) AIX
3 12 (60.00%) Solaris
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
5 4 (20.00%) Signal Processing
5 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) C
6 2 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Electronics
6 2 (10.00%) VHDL
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) OpenMP
6 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) R
6 2 (10.00%) OpenCL
6 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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.

General
1 2 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Software Engineer
1 12 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Programmer
3 4 (20.00%) Graduate
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) OpenMP
1 2 (10.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (90.00%) Mathematics
1 18 (90.00%) Physics
2 14 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (60.00%) Statistics
4 2 (10.00%) VHDL
4 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) UNIX
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) AIX
1 12 (60.00%) Solaris
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (10.00%) BDD
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared