The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 137 156 181
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +25
Permanent jobs citing PhD 69 51 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.45% 1.08% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.34% 3.31% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 35
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
PhD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1589 1539 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.42% 32.60% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1283 1689
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

PhD
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

PhD Salary Trend in Surrey

PhD
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Surrey

PhD
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Guildford +19 13 £45,000 -
Dorking -20 3 £30,000 -14.28%
Woking - 2 £70,000 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 67 (60.36%) Chemistry
2 61 (54.95%) Life Science
3 59 (53.15%) Biology
4 51 (45.95%) Degree
5 47 (42.34%) Microsoft
6 46 (41.44%) Oracle
7 45 (40.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 45 (40.54%) Bioinformatics
8 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (34.23%) Biotechnology
10 37 (33.33%) MySQL
11 35 (31.53%) SQL
12 32 (28.83%) Web Services
13 31 (27.93%) Java
13 31 (27.93%) Software Testing
14 30 (27.03%) MS PowerPoint
14 30 (27.03%) CIPD
14 30 (27.03%) C++
14 30 (27.03%) Linux
14 30 (27.03%) MS Excel
15 29 (26.13%) ISEB
16 27 (24.32%) Windows
17 26 (23.42%) Mathematics
18 25 (22.52%) C
19 23 (20.72%) Information Security
20 21 (18.92%) V-Model
20 21 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
22 19 (17.12%) C#
22 19 (17.12%) Relational Database

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 30 (27.03%) MS Excel
1 30 (27.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) HTTP
1 10 (9.01%) SAN
2 5 (4.50%) Wireless
2 5 (4.50%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (1.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (33.33%) MySQL
2 19 (17.12%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server
4 10 (9.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) QuickTest Pro
1 17 (15.32%) Selenium
2 10 (9.01%) Maven
2 10 (9.01%) YourKit
2 10 (9.01%) Eclipse
3 8 (7.21%) JMeter
3 8 (7.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.90%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (40.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 3 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Developer
2 31 (27.93%) Consultant
3 30 (27.03%) Trainer
3 30 (27.03%) Training Consultant
4 26 (23.42%) Tester
5 23 (20.72%) Software Tester
6 14 (12.61%) Graduate
7 9 (8.11%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.50%) FPGA Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Lead Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.70%) Architect
12 3 (2.70%) Senior Tester
13 2 (1.80%) Electronics Engineer
13 2 (1.80%) Junior
13 2 (1.80%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) Web Services
2 18 (16.22%) HTML
3 15 (13.51%) J2EE
4 10 (9.01%) CSS
4 10 (9.01%) Hibernate
4 10 (9.01%) Spring
4 10 (9.01%) Spring MVC
4 10 (9.01%) jQuery
5 7 (6.31%) REST
5 7 (6.31%) Spring Integration
5 7 (6.31%) Lucene
5 7 (6.31%) GWT
5 7 (6.31%) JSON
5 7 (6.31%) XML
6 5 (4.50%) JSP
7 4 (3.60%) ADO.NET
7 4 (3.60%) .NET
7 4 (3.60%) WinForms
7 4 (3.60%) WCF
7 4 (3.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 67 (60.36%) Chemistry
2 61 (54.95%) Life Science
3 59 (53.15%) Biology
4 38 (34.23%) Biotechnology
5 26 (23.42%) Mathematics
6 18 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (15.32%) Physics
8 16 (14.41%) VHDL
9 13 (11.71%) E-Learning
10 12 (10.81%) Statistics
11 11 (9.91%) Computer Science
12 8 (7.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (1.80%) Firmware
14 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.90%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Linux
2 27 (24.32%) Windows
3 8 (7.21%) Solaris
3 8 (7.21%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.80%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.54%) Bioinformatics
2 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (27.93%) Software Testing
4 23 (20.72%) Information Security
5 21 (18.92%) V-Model
6 16 (14.41%) Multithreading
7 15 (13.51%) Signal Processing
8 13 (11.71%) Digital Signal Processing
9 12 (10.81%) Test Scripting
9 12 (10.81%) OO
10 10 (9.01%) MVC
10 10 (9.01%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (8.11%) Waterfall
11 9 (8.11%) Manual Testing
11 9 (8.11%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.21%) Business Development
12 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.21%) Coaching
13 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.53%) SQL
2 31 (27.93%) Java
3 30 (27.03%) C++
4 25 (22.52%) C
5 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
6 19 (17.12%) C#
7 16 (14.41%) MATLAB
8 8 (7.21%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.31%) Python
10 5 (4.50%) Fortran
11 2 (1.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (45.95%) Degree
2 30 (27.03%) CIPD
3 29 (26.13%) ISEB
4 21 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.41%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) GLP
2 3 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (42.34%) Microsoft
2 46 (41.44%) Oracle
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