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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 179 184 177
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing PhD 37 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.80% 0.47% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% 1.48% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 45
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +12.67%
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
1540 1487 2037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.33% 32.10% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1330 1209 1802
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -6 12 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Staines +13 5 £37,500 -
Dorking - 4 £40,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £55,000 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 60 (58.25%) Degree
2 47 (45.63%) Life Science
2 47 (45.63%) Java
3 45 (43.69%) Biology
4 44 (42.72%) Chemistry
5 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (40.78%) Oracle
6 38 (36.89%) Bioinformatics
7 37 (35.92%) Linux
8 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
9 34 (33.01%) Pharmaceutical
9 34 (33.01%) SQL
10 33 (32.04%) C++
10 33 (32.04%) Biotechnology
11 29 (28.16%) C
11 29 (28.16%) Windows
12 28 (27.18%) MySQL
12 28 (27.18%) Information Security
13 26 (25.24%) J2EE
13 26 (25.24%) Web Services
13 26 (25.24%) JavaScript
14 25 (24.27%) C#
15 24 (23.30%) MS PowerPoint
16 23 (22.33%) CIPD
16 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
17 21 (20.39%) Multithreading
18 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
18 20 (19.42%) Mathematics
18 20 (19.42%) Signal Processing
19 19 (18.45%) Eclipse

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (23.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 23 (22.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) HTTP
1 13 (12.62%) SAN
2 8 (7.77%) Wireless
3 3 (2.91%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (1.94%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.94%) Internet
4 2 (1.94%) 3G
4 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.18%) MySQL
2 13 (12.62%) Hadoop
3 11 (10.68%) Relational Database
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) Big Data
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Eclipse
2 13 (12.62%) Maven
2 13 (12.62%) YourKit
3 10 (9.71%) Selenium
3 10 (9.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 10 (9.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (9.71%) JMeter
4 4 (3.88%) JIRA
4 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (33.01%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (10.68%) Finance
3 4 (3.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.94%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Developer
2 27 (26.21%) Consultant
3 23 (22.33%) Trainer
3 23 (22.33%) Training Consultant
4 17 (16.50%) Java Developer
5 15 (14.56%) Tester
5 15 (14.56%) Software Tester
6 12 (11.65%) Software Developer
7 11 (10.68%) Software Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Graduate
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (3.88%) Architect
11 4 (3.88%) Software Consultant
12 3 (2.91%) FPGA Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.91%) Senior Software Engineer
13 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.24%) J2EE
1 26 (25.24%) Web Services
2 18 (17.48%) HTML
3 13 (12.62%) CSS
3 13 (12.62%) Hibernate
3 13 (12.62%) Spring
3 13 (12.62%) Spring MVC
3 13 (12.62%) jQuery
4 11 (10.68%) GWT
5 10 (9.71%) Lucene
5 10 (9.71%) Spring Integration
6 8 (7.77%) XML
7 5 (4.85%) Java EE
7 5 (4.85%) JSON
7 5 (4.85%) REST
8 3 (2.91%) JSP
8 3 (2.91%) Struts
9 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.94%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 47 (45.63%) Life Science
2 45 (43.69%) Biology
3 44 (42.72%) Chemistry
4 33 (32.04%) Biotechnology
5 20 (19.42%) Computer Science
5 20 (19.42%) Mathematics
6 14 (13.59%) VHDL
7 12 (11.65%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (11.65%) Algorithms
8 10 (9.71%) Physics
8 10 (9.71%) E-Learning
9 9 (8.74%) Statistics
10 4 (3.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.97%) SCADA
12 1 (0.97%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.97%) Neural Network
12 1 (0.97%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 37 (35.92%) Linux
2 29 (28.16%) Windows
3 10 (9.71%) Solaris
3 10 (9.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (36.89%) Bioinformatics
3 28 (27.18%) Information Security
4 21 (20.39%) Multithreading
5 20 (19.42%) Signal Processing
6 18 (17.48%) Digital Signal Processing
6 18 (17.48%) Software Testing
6 18 (17.48%) OO
7 16 (15.53%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.62%) MVC
8 13 (12.62%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (11.65%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.65%) Business Development
10 11 (10.68%) Coaching
11 10 (9.71%) Cyber Security
11 10 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.80%) Web Development
13 5 (4.85%) Test Scripting
13 5 (4.85%) Manual Testing
13 5 (4.85%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 47 (45.63%) Java
2 34 (33.01%) SQL
3 33 (32.04%) C++
4 29 (28.16%) C
5 26 (25.24%) JavaScript
6 25 (24.27%) C#
7 17 (16.50%) MATLAB
8 16 (15.53%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.85%) Python
9 5 (4.85%) Fortran
10 4 (3.88%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.91%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.94%) Scala
12 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 60 (58.25%) Degree
2 23 (22.33%) CIPD
3 15 (14.56%) ISEB
4 10 (9.71%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) GLP
2 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (40.78%) Oracle
2 36 (34.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.85%) Intel
3 5 (4.85%) Google
4 2 (1.94%) Atmel
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago