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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 187 195 173
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 24 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.27% 0.47% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 1.43% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 39
Average salary £47,500 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
1240 1679 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 28.29% 32.77% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1469 1543
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
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 May 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 +9 6 £46,750 +37.50% 3
Esher - 5 £50,000 - 1
Woking +16 1 £40,000 +33.33%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (66.67%) Degree
2 21 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (45.24%) C++
4 18 (42.86%) C
5 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
6 16 (38.10%) Mathematics
6 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
7 15 (35.71%) C#
8 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (23.81%) Oracle
9 10 (23.81%) Linux
10 8 (19.05%) Windows
10 8 (19.05%) XML
10 8 (19.05%) Python
10 8 (19.05%) Information Security
10 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 8 (19.05%) Statistics
10 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
11 7 (16.67%) Physics
11 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
11 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
13 5 (11.90%) Selenium
13 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
13 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
13 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
13 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (11.90%) SaaS

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) HTTP
1 4 (9.52%) SAN
1 4 (9.52%) Wireless
2 3 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (7.14%) 3G
2 3 (7.14%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MySQL
1 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) Big Data
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) YourKit
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) FPGA Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Junior
7 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) XML
2 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
2 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) Spring Integration
3 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) J2EE
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) Lucene
3 4 (9.52%) Spring
3 4 (9.52%) Spring MVC
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
4 3 (7.14%) GWT
4 3 (7.14%) Java EE
4 3 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.38%) STL
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Mathematics
1 16 (38.10%) Computer Science
2 8 (19.05%) Statistics
2 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 7 (16.67%) Physics
4 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.52%) VHDL
6 3 (7.14%) Data Integration
6 3 (7.14%) Life Science
6 3 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (7.14%) Neural Network
6 3 (7.14%) Economics
6 3 (7.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.38%) SCADA
7 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 8 (19.05%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (19.05%) Information Security
4 6 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 5 (11.90%) Automated Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Security Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
5 5 (11.90%) Signal Processing
5 5 (11.90%) Automation Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Machine Learning
6 4 (9.52%) Digital Signal Processing
6 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.52%) Project Management
6 4 (9.52%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.52%) Network Management
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Logistic Regression
7 3 (7.14%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (45.24%) C++
3 18 (42.86%) C
4 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 15 (35.71%) C#
6 8 (19.05%) Python
7 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (11.90%) MATLAB
9 4 (9.52%) Embedded C
10 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 3 (7.14%) Embedded C++
11 2 (4.76%) Perl
12 1 (2.38%) PHP
12 1 (2.38%) VB
12 1 (2.38%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 28 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) HNC
3 4 (9.52%) HND
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Oracle
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Atmel
3 3 (7.14%) Google
4 2 (4.76%) Intel
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