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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 181 185 183
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing PhD 28 19 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.63% 0.44% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 1.40% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 40
Average salary £46,500 £30,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -35.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
1420 1360 1915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.04% 31.82% 37.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1174 1079 1674
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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 -10 6 £43,750 +16.66% 9
Staines - 4 £37,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £55,000 -
Epsom - 3 - -
Esher 0 1 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Dorking - 1 £40,000 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 47 (56.63%) Degree
2 36 (43.37%) Life Science
2 36 (43.37%) Java
3 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (38.55%) SQL
4 32 (38.55%) Linux
5 30 (36.14%) Oracle
5 30 (36.14%) Biology
6 29 (34.94%) Chemistry
6 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
7 28 (33.73%) C++
8 27 (32.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 27 (32.53%) Bioinformatics
9 26 (31.33%) Biotechnology
10 24 (28.92%) C
10 24 (28.92%) Windows
11 22 (26.51%) C#
11 22 (26.51%) J2EE
12 20 (24.10%) MySQL
12 20 (24.10%) Web Services
13 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
13 19 (22.89%) Information Security
14 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
14 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
15 17 (20.48%) MS PowerPoint
16 16 (19.28%) CIPD
16 16 (19.28%) PL/SQL
16 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
16 16 (19.28%) OO
17 15 (18.07%) Eclipse

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (20.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) HTTP
1 9 (10.84%) SAN
2 5 (6.02%) Wireless
3 3 (3.61%) Bluetooth
3 3 (3.61%) 3G
3 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) MySQL
2 9 (10.84%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.20%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Eclipse
2 10 (12.05%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (12.05%) JMeter
2 10 (12.05%) Selenium
2 10 (12.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (10.84%) YourKit
3 9 (10.84%) Maven
4 4 (4.82%) JIRA
4 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (32.53%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Electronics
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (28.92%) Developer
2 20 (24.10%) Consultant
3 16 (19.28%) Trainer
3 16 (19.28%) Training Consultant
4 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Software Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Tester
6 11 (13.25%) Software Tester
7 10 (12.05%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Graduate
10 4 (4.82%) Architect
10 4 (4.82%) Software Consultant
11 3 (3.61%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Technical Architect
12 1 (1.20%) Data Architect
12 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Architect
12 1 (1.20%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) J2EE
2 20 (24.10%) Web Services
3 10 (12.05%) HTML
4 9 (10.84%) CSS
4 9 (10.84%) Hibernate
4 9 (10.84%) Spring
4 9 (10.84%) Spring MVC
4 9 (10.84%) jQuery
5 7 (8.43%) GWT
6 6 (7.23%) Spring Integration
6 6 (7.23%) Lucene
7 5 (6.02%) Java EE
8 4 (4.82%) XML
9 3 (3.61%) Struts
10 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.41%) Akka
10 2 (2.41%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.20%) JSON
11 1 (1.20%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (43.37%) Life Science
2 30 (36.14%) Biology
3 29 (34.94%) Chemistry
4 26 (31.33%) Biotechnology
5 19 (22.89%) Computer Science
6 11 (13.25%) Mathematics
6 11 (13.25%) Algorithms
7 9 (10.84%) VHDL
8 8 (9.64%) E-Learning
8 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (8.43%) Physics
10 3 (3.61%) Statistics
11 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.20%) Performance Metrics
12 1 (1.20%) SCADA
12 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.20%) Neural Network
12 1 (1.20%) Economics
12 1 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (1.20%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Linux
2 24 (28.92%) Windows
3 10 (12.05%) Solaris
3 10 (12.05%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.53%) Bioinformatics
3 19 (22.89%) Information Security
4 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
5 16 (19.28%) OO
6 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
7 13 (15.66%) Digital Signal Processing
7 13 (15.66%) Signal Processing
8 12 (14.46%) Software Testing
9 10 (12.05%) Business Development
9 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.84%) Coaching
10 9 (10.84%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (10.84%) MVC
11 7 (8.43%) Web Development
12 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.23%) Cyber Security
13 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
13 5 (6.02%) Project Management
14 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) Java
2 32 (38.55%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) C++
4 24 (28.92%) C
5 22 (26.51%) C#
6 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
7 16 (19.28%) PL/SQL
8 14 (16.87%) MATLAB
9 5 (6.02%) Python
9 5 (6.02%) Fortran
10 4 (4.82%) Embedded C++
10 4 (4.82%) Assembly Language
11 3 (3.61%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.41%) Scala
13 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (56.63%) Degree
2 16 (19.28%) CIPD
3 11 (13.25%) ISEB
4 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.05%) GLP
2 3 (3.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Oracle
2 29 (34.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) Intel
4 5 (6.02%) Google
5 3 (3.61%) Atmel
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 10% pension, life insurance
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Pension/Share Options/ Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits 10% pension,. 25 days holiday
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Esher
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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