The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 77 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.92% 0.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.36% 1.39% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 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%
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
339 288 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.15% 31.82% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 298 280 289
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 £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
Hampshire

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 25 July 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Southampton

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (91.30%) C++
2 20 (86.96%) Mathematics
3 19 (82.61%) Physics
4 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
4 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
6 13 (56.52%) Solaris
6 13 (56.52%) UNIX
6 13 (56.52%) Windows
7 11 (47.83%) Degree
8 9 (39.13%) AIX
8 9 (39.13%) Statistics
9 8 (34.78%) C
10 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
11 5 (21.74%) Java
12 4 (17.39%) C#
12 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
12 4 (17.39%) Analytics
13 3 (13.04%) R
14 2 (8.70%) OpenCL
14 2 (8.70%) BDD
14 2 (8.70%) Image Processing
14 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 2 (8.70%) TDD
14 2 (8.70%) OpenMP
14 2 (8.70%) Electronics
14 2 (8.70%) VHDL
14 2 (8.70%) Python

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Senior Software Engineer
3 10 (43.48%) C++ Software Engineer
4 8 (34.78%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Developer
5 5 (21.74%) Graduate
5 5 (21.74%) Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Programmer
6 4 (17.39%) Graduate Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) OpenMP
1 2 (8.70%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (86.96%) Mathematics
2 19 (82.61%) Physics
3 16 (69.57%) Computer Science
4 9 (39.13%) Statistics
5 2 (8.70%) VHDL
5 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) Solaris
2 13 (56.52%) UNIX
2 13 (56.52%) Windows
3 9 (39.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) Signal Processing
2 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) TDD
3 2 (8.70%) Image Processing
3 2 (8.70%) BDD
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Video Processing
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) C++
2 8 (34.78%) C
3 6 (26.09%) MATLAB
4 5 (21.74%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) R
7 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago