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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 81 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 16 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.64% 1.48% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 4.19% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 1
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
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
324 310 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.20% 35.31% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 259 289 246
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 March 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Southampton

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) Mathematics
2 25 (89.29%) Software Engineering
2 25 (89.29%) C++
2 25 (89.29%) Python
3 22 (78.57%) C
3 22 (78.57%) Algorithms
4 17 (60.71%) UNIX
4 17 (60.71%) Linux
4 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
5 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (50.00%) Project Management
5 14 (50.00%) Data Analysis
6 11 (39.29%) MATLAB
7 8 (28.57%) Image Processing
7 8 (28.57%) Ruby
8 5 (17.86%) Statistics
9 3 (10.71%) Operations Research
9 3 (10.71%) Degree
9 3 (10.71%) Revenue Management
9 3 (10.71%) Physics
9 3 (10.71%) Open Source
9 3 (10.71%) Analytics
9 3 (10.71%) Demand Forecasting
9 3 (10.71%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (10.71%) Logistics
9 3 (10.71%) SQL
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) AIX
9 3 (10.71%) Solaris

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Software Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 14 (50.00%) Graduate
3 8 (28.57%) Research Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 27 (96.43%) Mathematics
2 22 (78.57%) Algorithms
3 17 (60.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.86%) Statistics
5 3 (10.71%) Physics
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) UNIX
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
2 3 (10.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Software Engineering
2 14 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) Image Processing
4 3 (10.71%) Operations Research
4 3 (10.71%) Revenue Management
4 3 (10.71%) Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) Demand Forecasting
4 3 (10.71%) Coaching
4 3 (10.71%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) C++
1 25 (89.29%) Python
2 22 (78.57%) C
3 11 (39.29%) MATLAB
4 8 (28.57%) Ruby
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 3 (10.71%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) VCP4
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago