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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 157 160 194
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Permanent jobs citing PhD 67 57 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.33% 1.18% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 3.55% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 41 35
Average salary £34,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £25,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £55,000 £62,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -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
1638 1607 2056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.52% 33.26% 37.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1299 1750
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +21 20 £44,125 -1.94%
Woking - 2 £70,000 - 1
Camberley - 2 £47,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 52 (57.14%) Degree
2 48 (52.75%) Chemistry
3 41 (45.05%) Life Science
4 39 (42.86%) Biology
5 37 (40.66%) Oracle
6 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
7 28 (30.77%) Java
7 28 (30.77%) MySQL
7 28 (30.77%) Software Testing
8 27 (29.67%) C++
8 27 (29.67%) SQL
8 27 (29.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 27 (29.67%) Bioinformatics
9 25 (27.47%) Mathematics
10 23 (25.27%) C
10 23 (25.27%) Web Services
11 22 (24.18%) ISEB
12 21 (23.08%) Information Security
12 21 (23.08%) V-Model
12 21 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (21.98%) Linux
13 20 (21.98%) MS Excel
13 20 (21.98%) MS PowerPoint
13 20 (21.98%) CIPD
13 20 (21.98%) Biotechnology
14 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
14 19 (20.88%) Relational Database
15 18 (19.78%) Windows
16 17 (18.68%) C#
16 17 (18.68%) HTML

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (2.20%) SAS
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (21.98%) MS Excel
1 20 (21.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) HTTP
1 9 (9.89%) SAN
2 5 (5.49%) Wireless
2 5 (5.49%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) MySQL
2 19 (20.88%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.89%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.20%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
1 9 (9.89%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (9.89%) Maven
1 9 (9.89%) Selenium
1 9 (9.89%) YourKit
2 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Subversion
General
1 27 (29.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (8.79%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.10%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Developer
2 21 (23.08%) Consultant
3 20 (21.98%) Trainer
3 20 (21.98%) Training Consultant
4 18 (19.78%) Tester
5 15 (16.48%) Software Tester
6 12 (13.19%) Graduate
7 8 (8.79%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Analyst
10 5 (5.49%) FPGA Developer
11 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
12 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
12 3 (3.30%) Senior Tester
13 2 (2.20%) C++ Developer
13 2 (2.20%) Technical Architect
13 2 (2.20%) Electronics Engineer
13 2 (2.20%) Design Engineer
13 2 (2.20%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.27%) Web Services
2 17 (18.68%) HTML
3 9 (9.89%) CSS
3 9 (9.89%) Hibernate
3 9 (9.89%) Spring
3 9 (9.89%) jQuery
3 9 (9.89%) Spring MVC
4 7 (7.69%) GWT
4 7 (7.69%) REST
4 7 (7.69%) Spring Integration
4 7 (7.69%) JSON
4 7 (7.69%) Lucene
4 7 (7.69%) XML
4 7 (7.69%) J2EE
5 5 (5.49%) JSP
6 4 (4.40%) .NET
6 4 (4.40%) WinForms
6 4 (4.40%) ADO.NET
6 4 (4.40%) WCF
6 4 (4.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (52.75%) Chemistry
2 41 (45.05%) Life Science
3 39 (42.86%) Biology
4 25 (27.47%) Mathematics
5 20 (21.98%) Biotechnology
6 16 (17.58%) Physics
7 15 (16.48%) VHDL
8 14 (15.38%) Statistics
9 11 (12.09%) Computer Science
10 8 (8.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (8.79%) E-Learning
11 2 (2.20%) Firmware
11 2 (2.20%) Credit Risk
12 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.10%) Smartcard
12 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.10%) PKI
12 1 (1.10%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.98%) Linux
2 18 (19.78%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 27 (29.67%) Bioinformatics
3 21 (23.08%) Information Security
3 21 (23.08%) V-Model
4 15 (16.48%) Multithreading
5 14 (15.38%) Signal Processing
6 12 (13.19%) Digital Signal Processing
6 12 (13.19%) Test Scripting
7 11 (12.09%) OO
8 9 (9.89%) MVC
8 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.89%) Manual Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Test Automation
8 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
8 9 (9.89%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.69%) Business Development
10 6 (6.59%) Cyber Security
11 4 (4.40%) Embedded Software Development
12 3 (3.30%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.77%) Java
2 27 (29.67%) SQL
2 27 (29.67%) C++
3 23 (25.27%) C
4 19 (20.88%) JavaScript
5 17 (18.68%) C#
6 13 (14.29%) MATLAB
7 7 (7.69%) Python
8 4 (4.40%) Fortran
9 2 (2.20%) SAS Macro
9 2 (2.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (57.14%) Degree
2 22 (24.18%) ISEB
3 21 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (21.98%) CIPD
5 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (40.66%) Oracle
2 29 (31.87%) Microsoft
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