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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 159 172 184
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing PhD 57 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.23% 0.90% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.60% 2.84% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 43
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1585 1479 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.21% 31.70% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1400 1224 1701
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +11 14 £45,000 -5.26%
Dorking -19 6 £40,500 +15.71%
Woking +12 2 £70,000 +133.33%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 63 (54.78%) Chemistry
2 58 (50.43%) Biology
3 57 (49.57%) Life Science
3 57 (49.57%) Degree
4 47 (40.87%) Bioinformatics
5 46 (40.00%) Oracle
5 46 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 46 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (36.52%) Java
8 40 (34.78%) Linux
8 40 (34.78%) Biotechnology
9 39 (33.91%) MySQL
10 35 (30.43%) Web Services
11 34 (29.57%) SQL
11 34 (29.57%) C++
12 32 (27.83%) Information Security
13 30 (26.09%) CIPD
13 30 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
13 30 (26.09%) C
13 30 (26.09%) Windows
13 30 (26.09%) MS Excel
14 29 (25.22%) Software Testing
15 26 (22.61%) Mathematics
16 25 (21.74%) ISEB
17 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
17 24 (20.87%) Multithreading
18 23 (20.00%) C#
19 22 (19.13%) HTML
20 21 (18.26%) J2EE

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Applications
1 30 (26.09%) MS Excel
1 30 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.17%) HTTP
1 14 (12.17%) SAN
2 5 (4.35%) Wireless
2 5 (4.35%) Software-Defined Radio
3 2 (1.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.91%) MySQL
2 16 (13.91%) Relational Database
3 14 (12.17%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) QuickTest Pro
1 16 (13.91%) Selenium
2 14 (12.17%) Maven
2 14 (12.17%) YourKit
2 14 (12.17%) Eclipse
3 10 (8.70%) JMeter
3 10 (8.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.87%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (8.70%) Finance
3 4 (3.48%) Aerospace
4 3 (2.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (38.26%) Developer
2 34 (29.57%) Consultant
3 30 (26.09%) Trainer
3 30 (26.09%) Training Consultant
4 22 (19.13%) Tester
4 22 (19.13%) Software Tester
5 13 (11.30%) Graduate
5 13 (11.30%) Software Developer
6 12 (10.43%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Graduate Developer
8 5 (4.35%) FPGA Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Software Consultant
9 4 (3.48%) Lead Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Architect
10 3 (2.61%) Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.61%) Technical Architect
11 2 (1.74%) Electronics Engineer
12 1 (0.87%) Technical Leader
12 1 (0.87%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.43%) Web Services
2 22 (19.13%) HTML
3 21 (18.26%) J2EE
4 14 (12.17%) CSS
4 14 (12.17%) Hibernate
4 14 (12.17%) Spring
4 14 (12.17%) Spring MVC
4 14 (12.17%) jQuery
5 11 (9.57%) Lucene
5 11 (9.57%) Spring Integration
6 7 (6.09%) GWT
6 7 (6.09%) REST
6 7 (6.09%) JSON
6 7 (6.09%) XML
7 5 (4.35%) JSP
8 4 (3.48%) ADO.NET
8 4 (3.48%) .NET
8 4 (3.48%) WinForms
8 4 (3.48%) WCF
8 4 (3.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 63 (54.78%) Chemistry
2 58 (50.43%) Biology
3 57 (49.57%) Life Science
4 40 (34.78%) Biotechnology
5 26 (22.61%) Mathematics
6 19 (16.52%) VHDL
7 18 (15.65%) Physics
7 18 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (11.30%) E-Learning
9 11 (9.57%) Statistics
10 8 (6.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 8 (6.96%) Computer Science
11 5 (4.35%) Algorithms
12 2 (1.74%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (34.78%) Linux
2 30 (26.09%) Windows
3 10 (8.70%) Solaris
3 10 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.87%) Bioinformatics
2 45 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.83%) Information Security
4 29 (25.22%) Software Testing
5 24 (20.87%) Multithreading
6 19 (16.52%) Signal Processing
7 17 (14.78%) Digital Signal Processing
8 15 (13.04%) V-Model
8 15 (13.04%) OO
9 14 (12.17%) MVC
9 14 (12.17%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
10 12 (10.43%) Coaching
10 12 (10.43%) Business Development
11 11 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.70%) Cyber Security
13 9 (7.83%) Test Scripting
13 9 (7.83%) Manual Testing
14 6 (5.22%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.52%) Java
2 34 (29.57%) SQL
2 34 (29.57%) C++
3 30 (26.09%) C
4 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
5 23 (20.00%) C#
6 20 (17.39%) MATLAB
7 10 (8.70%) PL/SQL
8 8 (6.96%) Fortran
9 7 (6.09%) Python
10 2 (1.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (49.57%) Degree
2 30 (26.09%) CIPD
3 25 (21.74%) ISEB
4 15 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.22%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) GLP
2 3 (2.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (40.00%) Oracle
1 46 (40.00%) Microsoft
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