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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 177 199 173
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -26
Permanent jobs citing PhD 11 18 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.31% 0.40% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 1.17% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 51
Median salary £35,500 £46,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.82% +35.29%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1197 1532 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.44% 33.83% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1335 1464
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Surrey

PhD
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chertsey - 6 £35,500 -
Woking -15 1 £27,500 -31.25%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for PhD.

1 25 (71.43%) C++
2 24 (68.57%) Mathematics
3 13 (37.14%) Degree
4 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (31.43%) Business Development
5 11 (31.43%) Wireless
5 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
5 11 (31.43%) Digital Signal Processing
5 11 (31.43%) Signal Processing
5 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
5 11 (31.43%) Coaching
6 10 (28.57%) HTML
6 10 (28.57%) C#
6 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 10 (28.57%) CSS
7 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
7 9 (25.71%) MS Office
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (25.71%) Bioinformatics
7 9 (25.71%) Data Management
7 9 (25.71%) Chemistry
7 9 (25.71%) Biology
7 9 (25.71%) Life Science
8 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
8 8 (22.86%) Physics
8 8 (22.86%) OO
9 7 (20.00%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) Java
10 6 (17.14%) Haskell

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
1 9 (25.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (31.43%) Wireless
General
1 11 (31.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) C++ Developer
3 12 (34.29%) Software Engineer
4 10 (28.57%) Graduate
5 9 (25.71%) Analyst
5 9 (25.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 9 (25.71%) Support Analyst
6 7 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (17.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Junior
8 3 (8.57%) Junior Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) 3D Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (5.71%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Principal Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) CSS
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 6 (17.14%) CSS3
3 6 (17.14%) HTML5
3 6 (17.14%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (5.71%) OpenGL
4 2 (5.71%) Qt
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (68.57%) Mathematics
2 9 (25.71%) Biology
2 9 (25.71%) Chemistry
2 9 (25.71%) Life Science
3 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
3 8 (22.86%) Physics
4 5 (14.29%) Cybercrime
5 2 (5.71%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (5.71%) CUDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Software Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) Business Development
2 11 (31.43%) Coaching
2 11 (31.43%) Digital Signal Processing
2 11 (31.43%) Mentoring
2 11 (31.43%) Signal Processing
3 9 (25.71%) Bioinformatics
3 9 (25.71%) Data Management
4 8 (22.86%) OO
5 6 (17.14%) Separation of Concerns
6 5 (14.29%) Video Processing
7 2 (5.71%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 1 (2.86%) MVC
8 1 (2.86%) OOP
8 1 (2.86%) SDLC
8 1 (2.86%) SysML
8 1 (2.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C++
2 10 (28.57%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) Java
4 6 (17.14%) F#
4 6 (17.14%) Haskell
4 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
5 5 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) C
7 1 (2.86%) Ada
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 1 (2.86%) MISRA
1 1 (2.86%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft