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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 199 144 164
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +20
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 73 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 1.48% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 4.48% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 62 41
Average salary £43,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £47,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
1532 1629 1615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.30% 32.98% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1344 1431 1298
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Woking +6 5 £40,000 -42.85%
Guildford -14 5 £46,000 +2.22%
Camberley +3 2 £40,000 -15.78%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
2 15 (57.69%) Degree
2 15 (57.69%) C++
3 14 (53.85%) Java
4 12 (46.15%) C
5 11 (42.31%) C#
6 10 (38.46%) Information Security
6 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (38.46%) Physics
6 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 9 (34.62%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) Algorithms
8 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (30.77%) VHDL
8 8 (30.77%) Digital Signal Processing
8 8 (30.77%) Signal Processing
9 7 (26.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 7 (26.92%) JSP
9 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Wireless
9 7 (26.92%) Software-Defined Radio
10 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
10 6 (23.08%) .NET
10 6 (23.08%) HTML
10 6 (23.08%) XML
10 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
10 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Wireless
1 7 (26.92%) Software-Defined Radio
2 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
1 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) YourKit
2 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
General
1 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) FPGA Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Research Scientist
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) JSP
2 6 (23.08%) XML
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
3 3 (11.54%) jQuery
3 3 (11.54%) Spring Integration
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.54%) Lucene
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 1 (3.85%) Underscore.js
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.85%) Akka
4 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.85%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
2 10 (38.46%) Physics
2 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
3 9 (34.62%) Algorithms
4 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (30.77%) VHDL
5 7 (26.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (23.08%) Statistics
7 5 (19.23%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
8 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
9 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
9 1 (3.85%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Information Security
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Digital Signal Processing
2 8 (30.77%) Signal Processing
3 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Automation Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Security Testing
3 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 5 (19.23%) Machine Learning
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.54%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Video Processing
7 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.85%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C++
2 14 (53.85%) Java
3 12 (46.15%) C
4 11 (42.31%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
7 5 (19.23%) Python
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
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