The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 159 164 197
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 61 49 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.19% 0.97% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.62% 2.88% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52 31 29
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £27,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £54,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1683 1700 2141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.95% 33.54% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1474 1388 1829
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
Guildford +19 19 £42,500 -5.55%
Camberley - 4 £47,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (57.69%) Degree
2 41 (52.56%) Chemistry
3 34 (43.59%) Life Science
3 34 (43.59%) Oracle
4 32 (41.03%) Biology
5 25 (32.05%) Mathematics
5 25 (32.05%) MySQL
5 25 (32.05%) C++
6 24 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
8 22 (28.21%) Java
8 22 (28.21%) SQL
9 21 (26.92%) ISEB
9 21 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (26.92%) Bioinformatics
10 20 (25.64%) V-Model
10 20 (25.64%) C
10 20 (25.64%) Web Services
10 20 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
12 16 (20.51%) Physics
12 16 (20.51%) Information Security
13 15 (19.23%) Windows
13 15 (19.23%) HTML
13 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
14 14 (17.95%) C#
14 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
14 14 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
14 14 (17.95%) Statistics
14 14 (17.95%) CIPD

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Excel
1 14 (17.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) SAN
1 7 (8.97%) HTTP
2 5 (6.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) MySQL
2 18 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.97%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.28%) Big Data
6 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Selenium
1 9 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (8.97%) Maven
2 7 (8.97%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.97%) YourKit
3 1 (1.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (26.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (10.26%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.03%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) Tester
3 15 (19.23%) Consultant
4 14 (17.95%) Trainer
4 14 (17.95%) Software Tester
4 14 (17.95%) Training Consultant
5 12 (15.38%) Graduate
6 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.41%) FPGA Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Tester
10 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Junior
11 2 (2.56%) Design Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) C++ Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Electronics Engineer
12 1 (1.28%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) Web Services
2 15 (19.23%) HTML
3 7 (8.97%) REST
3 7 (8.97%) Spring Integration
3 7 (8.97%) Spring MVC
3 7 (8.97%) GWT
3 7 (8.97%) jQuery
3 7 (8.97%) JSON
3 7 (8.97%) Spring
3 7 (8.97%) Lucene
3 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
3 7 (8.97%) J2EE
3 7 (8.97%) CSS
3 7 (8.97%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) JSP
5 4 (5.13%) ADO.NET
5 4 (5.13%) .NET
5 4 (5.13%) WinForms
5 4 (5.13%) WCF
5 4 (5.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (52.56%) Chemistry
2 34 (43.59%) Life Science
3 32 (41.03%) Biology
4 25 (32.05%) Mathematics
5 16 (20.51%) Physics
6 14 (17.95%) Statistics
6 14 (17.95%) Biotechnology
7 12 (15.38%) VHDL
8 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
9 8 (10.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (6.41%) E-Learning
11 2 (2.56%) Firmware
11 2 (2.56%) Credit Risk
12 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.28%) Neural Network
12 1 (1.28%) PKI
12 1 (1.28%) SCADA
12 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.28%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 13 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 21 (26.92%) Bioinformatics
3 20 (25.64%) V-Model
4 16 (20.51%) Information Security
5 12 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 11 (14.10%) Test Scripting
6 11 (14.10%) Signal Processing
7 9 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 9 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 9 (11.54%) Digital Signal Processing
8 8 (10.26%) Manual Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.97%) MVC
9 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (7.69%) Cyber Security
10 6 (7.69%) OO
11 4 (5.13%) Business Development
11 4 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (3.85%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) C++
2 22 (28.21%) Java
2 22 (28.21%) SQL
3 20 (25.64%) C
4 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
5 14 (17.95%) C#
6 11 (14.10%) MATLAB
7 7 (8.97%) Python
8 4 (5.13%) Fortran
9 2 (2.56%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 45 (57.69%) Degree
2 21 (26.92%) ISEB
3 20 (25.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (17.95%) CIPD
5 9 (11.54%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 34 (43.59%) Oracle
2 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
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