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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 196 173 179
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs citing PhD 20 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.43% 1.01% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 3.01% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 34
Average salary £46,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,300 £45,000
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
1454 1758 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 31.20% 33.66% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1545 1467
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
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 3 July 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
Guildford -1 8 £46,000 +18.70% 1
Esher - 6 £50,000 -
Woking +33 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Camberley -3 3 £40,000 -15.78%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 22 (59.46%) Degree
2 20 (54.05%) C++
3 19 (51.35%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) Mathematics
4 17 (45.95%) C
5 13 (35.14%) C#
5 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
6 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
7 11 (29.73%) Physics
7 11 (29.73%) SQL
8 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (24.32%) Linux
9 9 (24.32%) Algorithms
10 8 (21.62%) XML
10 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
10 8 (21.62%) Information Security
10 8 (21.62%) Statistics
11 7 (18.92%) Python
12 6 (16.22%) .NET
12 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
12 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
12 6 (16.22%) HTML
12 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
12 6 (16.22%) Selenium
12 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
12 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
12 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
12 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
12 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Wireless
1 5 (13.51%) Software-Defined Radio
2 3 (8.11%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) 3G
3 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Visual Studio
1 6 (16.22%) Selenium
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) YourKit
2 3 (8.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (8.11%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Software Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) FPGA Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Research Scientist
5 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Junior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) XML
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
3 5 (13.51%) JSP
4 3 (8.11%) Spring Integration
4 3 (8.11%) Spring MVC
4 3 (8.11%) jQuery
4 3 (8.11%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
4 3 (8.11%) Lucene
4 3 (8.11%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.70%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Mathematics
2 13 (35.14%) Computer Science
3 11 (29.73%) Physics
4 9 (24.32%) Algorithms
5 8 (21.62%) Statistics
6 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.51%) VHDL
7 5 (13.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (8.11%) Visualisation
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
10 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
10 2 (5.41%) Neural Network
10 2 (5.41%) Economics
10 2 (5.41%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Information Security
4 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.22%) Signal Processing
4 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Machine Learning
5 5 (13.51%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (10.81%) Network Management
6 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) MVC
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Management
8 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) C++
2 19 (51.35%) Java
3 17 (45.95%) C
4 13 (35.14%) C#
5 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Python
7 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
9 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.41%) Perl
10 1 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (2.70%) VB
10 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.70%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) HNC
3 4 (10.81%) HND
3 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Intel
3 1 (2.70%) Atmel
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