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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 191 205 176
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Permanent jobs citing PhD 18 12 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.39% 0.24% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 0.79% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 42
Average salary £42,500 £33,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.92% -12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £24,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £44,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
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
1345 1515 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 28.96% 30.20% 35.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1256 1450
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +7 4 £37,500 - 4
Epsom - 3 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £55,000 -
Staines - 2 - -
Redhill -5 1 £42,500 +80.85%
Dorking -11 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Esher - 1 £37,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 42 (82.35%) Degree
2 31 (60.78%) Java
3 26 (50.98%) C++
4 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
5 24 (47.06%) C
6 20 (39.22%) SQL
7 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
8 17 (33.33%) C#
9 16 (31.37%) Oracle
9 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (25.49%) Linux
11 12 (23.53%) Windows
12 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
12 11 (21.57%) J2EE
12 11 (21.57%) Eclipse
12 11 (21.57%) Mathematics
12 11 (21.57%) Algorithms
13 10 (19.61%) Finance
13 10 (19.61%) Information Security
13 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
14 9 (17.65%) OO
14 9 (17.65%) Signal Processing
15 8 (15.69%) Digital Signal Processing
16 7 (13.73%) Python
16 7 (13.73%) MATLAB
16 7 (13.73%) Web Development
16 7 (13.73%) Physics
16 7 (13.73%) Life Science
16 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SPSS
2 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) HTTP
1 5 (9.80%) SAN
1 5 (9.80%) Wireless
2 3 (5.88%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.88%) 3G
2 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
1 5 (9.80%) Hadoop
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) Big Data
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Eclipse
2 6 (11.76%) JIRA
3 5 (9.80%) Maven
3 5 (9.80%) YourKit
4 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Electronics
4 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 17 (33.33%) Developer
3 11 (21.57%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Data Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Software Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) J2EE
2 6 (11.76%) GWT
3 5 (9.80%) jQuery
3 5 (9.80%) Spring Integration
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
3 5 (9.80%) XML
3 5 (9.80%) Hibernate
3 5 (9.80%) Lucene
3 5 (9.80%) Spring
3 5 (9.80%) Java EE
3 5 (9.80%) Spring MVC
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.96%) .NET
5 1 (1.96%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.57%) Algorithms
2 11 (21.57%) Mathematics
3 7 (13.73%) Life Science
3 7 (13.73%) Physics
3 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.84%) VHDL
5 4 (7.84%) Statistics
6 3 (5.88%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (5.88%) Neural Network
6 3 (5.88%) Economics
6 3 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 12 (23.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Software Engineering
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Information Security
3 10 (19.61%) Multithreading
4 9 (17.65%) Signal Processing
4 9 (17.65%) OO
5 8 (15.69%) Digital Signal Processing
6 7 (13.73%) Web Development
7 5 (9.80%) Business Development
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 5 (9.80%) MVC
7 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.80%) Cyber Security
7 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.84%) Coaching
8 4 (7.84%) Analytics
8 4 (7.84%) Data Management
8 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 26 (50.98%) C++
3 24 (47.06%) C
4 20 (39.22%) SQL
5 17 (33.33%) C#
6 11 (21.57%) JavaScript
7 7 (13.73%) MATLAB
7 7 (13.73%) Python
8 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.84%) Fortran
9 4 (7.84%) Embedded C
9 4 (7.84%) Embedded C++
9 4 (7.84%) Assembly Language
10 2 (3.92%) Perl
11 1 (1.96%) PHP
11 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (82.35%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.80%) HNC
4 4 (7.84%) HND
4 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Intel
3 5 (9.80%) Google
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.88%) Atmel
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