The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 154 168 203
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +35
Permanent jobs citing PhD 60 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.18% 0.94% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 2.78% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 52 31 28
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1678 1726 2158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.08% 33.92% 38.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1470 1411 1844
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
South East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +15 19 £42,500 -5.55%
Camberley - 4 £47,500 -
Chertsey - 1 £27,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 47 (59.49%) Degree
2 39 (49.37%) Chemistry
3 33 (41.77%) Life Science
3 33 (41.77%) Oracle
4 30 (37.97%) Biology
5 28 (35.44%) Mathematics
6 27 (34.18%) C++
7 25 (31.65%) MySQL
8 24 (30.38%) Java
8 24 (30.38%) Software Testing
9 22 (27.85%) SQL
9 22 (27.85%) C
9 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
10 21 (26.58%) ISEB
11 20 (25.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (25.32%) V-Model
11 20 (25.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (24.05%) Physics
12 19 (24.05%) Bioinformatics
12 19 (24.05%) Web Services
13 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
14 16 (20.25%) HTML
14 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
14 16 (20.25%) Information Security
15 14 (17.72%) Statistics
15 14 (17.72%) Windows
15 14 (17.72%) Linux
16 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
16 13 (16.46%) C#
16 13 (16.46%) CIPD

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (2.53%) SAS
2 1 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) MS Excel
1 13 (16.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.86%) HTTP
1 7 (8.86%) SAN
2 5 (6.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (31.65%) MySQL
2 17 (21.52%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.53%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.27%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) QuickTest Pro
1 9 (11.39%) Selenium
2 7 (8.86%) YourKit
2 7 (8.86%) Maven
2 7 (8.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 20 (25.32%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 3 (3.80%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) Tester
3 14 (17.72%) Consultant
3 14 (17.72%) Software Tester
4 13 (16.46%) Graduate
4 13 (16.46%) Trainer
4 13 (16.46%) Training Consultant
5 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (6.33%) FPGA Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Junior
10 2 (2.53%) Design Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) Web Services
2 16 (20.25%) HTML
3 7 (8.86%) J2EE
3 7 (8.86%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) Hibernate
3 7 (8.86%) Lucene
3 7 (8.86%) Spring
3 7 (8.86%) Spring MVC
3 7 (8.86%) jQuery
3 7 (8.86%) Spring Integration
4 6 (7.59%) REST
4 6 (7.59%) GWT
4 6 (7.59%) JSON
4 6 (7.59%) XML
5 5 (6.33%) JSP
6 4 (5.06%) .NET
6 4 (5.06%) WinForms
6 4 (5.06%) ADO.NET
6 4 (5.06%) WCF
6 4 (5.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (49.37%) Chemistry
2 33 (41.77%) Life Science
3 30 (37.97%) Biology
4 28 (35.44%) Mathematics
5 19 (24.05%) Physics
6 14 (17.72%) Statistics
7 13 (16.46%) Biotechnology
7 13 (16.46%) VHDL
8 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
9 9 (11.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (6.33%) E-Learning
11 3 (3.80%) Firmware
12 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
13 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
13 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 1 (1.27%) PKI
13 1 (1.27%) Neural Network
13 1 (1.27%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
1 14 (17.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) Software Testing
2 20 (25.32%) V-Model
3 19 (24.05%) Bioinformatics
4 16 (20.25%) Information Security
5 13 (16.46%) Multithreading
6 12 (15.19%) Signal Processing
7 11 (13.92%) Test Scripting
8 9 (11.39%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.39%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.39%) Digital Signal Processing
9 8 (10.13%) Manual Testing
10 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.86%) MVC
10 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (7.59%) Cyber Security
11 6 (7.59%) OO
11 6 (7.59%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.33%) Image Processing
13 4 (5.06%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.18%) C++
2 24 (30.38%) Java
3 22 (27.85%) C
3 22 (27.85%) SQL
4 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.46%) C#
6 11 (13.92%) MATLAB
7 7 (8.86%) Python
8 4 (5.06%) Fortran
9 2 (2.53%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.27%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 47 (59.49%) Degree
2 21 (26.58%) ISEB
3 20 (25.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (16.46%) CIPD
5 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.86%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Oracle
2 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
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