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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 72 84 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Permanent jobs citing PhD 11 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.40% 0.26% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 0.80% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 1
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
276 249 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 35.03% 32.46% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 248 240 261
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Southampton

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 21 (100.00%) C++
1 21 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (76.19%) Physics
3 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 12 (57.14%) UNIX
5 12 (57.14%) Degree
6 10 (47.62%) Windows
6 10 (47.62%) AIX
6 10 (47.62%) Solaris
6 10 (47.62%) Statistics
7 7 (33.33%) C
7 7 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (33.33%) MATLAB
7 7 (33.33%) Algorithms
8 5 (23.81%) Image Processing
9 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
9 4 (19.05%) Analytics
9 4 (19.05%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) Java
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
10 3 (14.29%) Ruby
11 2 (9.52%) OpenCL
11 2 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (9.52%) OpenMP
11 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
11 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 2 (9.52%) Electronics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (9.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Graduate
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Research Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Graduate Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) OpenMP
1 2 (9.52%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (76.19%) Physics
3 14 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 10 (47.62%) Statistics
5 7 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 2 (9.52%) VHDL
6 2 (9.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) UNIX
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) AIX
2 10 (47.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Image Processing
3 4 (19.05%) Signal Processing
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) C
2 7 (33.33%) Python
2 7 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 6 days ago