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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 168 185 183
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing PhD 50 22 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.05% 0.46% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 1.43% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 41
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1639 1534 1953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.45% 32.29% 37.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1258 1703
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 £27,000 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -3 10 £45,000 -5.26%
Dorking - 7 £40,500 -
Staines +8 4 £37,500 -
Leatherhead - 3 £55,000 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 67 (54.92%) Degree
2 58 (47.54%) Chemistry
3 57 (46.72%) Biology
3 57 (46.72%) Life Science
4 54 (44.26%) Java
5 50 (40.98%) Oracle
6 48 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (38.52%) Bioinformatics
8 45 (36.89%) Microsoft
9 43 (35.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 41 (33.61%) Linux
11 40 (32.79%) Biotechnology
12 37 (30.33%) SQL
12 37 (30.33%) C++
13 36 (29.51%) MySQL
14 35 (28.69%) Information Security
15 33 (27.05%) C
15 33 (27.05%) Windows
16 32 (26.23%) Web Services
17 31 (25.41%) MS PowerPoint
18 30 (24.59%) CIPD
18 30 (24.59%) JavaScript
18 30 (24.59%) MS Excel
19 27 (22.13%) C#
19 27 (22.13%) J2EE
20 26 (21.31%) Multithreading
21 25 (20.49%) Mathematics
21 25 (20.49%) Software Testing
22 24 (19.67%) HTML
22 24 (19.67%) Signal Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (25.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 30 (24.59%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.11%) HTTP
1 16 (13.11%) SAN
2 10 (8.20%) Wireless
3 5 (4.10%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.51%) MySQL
2 16 (13.11%) Hadoop
3 15 (12.30%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Eclipse
2 16 (13.11%) Maven
2 16 (13.11%) YourKit
3 12 (9.84%) Selenium
3 12 (9.84%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (8.20%) JMeter
4 10 (8.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 43 (35.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 13 (10.66%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.82%) Electronics
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (40.16%) Developer
2 34 (27.87%) Consultant
3 30 (24.59%) Trainer
3 30 (24.59%) Training Consultant
4 20 (16.39%) Tester
4 20 (16.39%) Software Tester
5 18 (14.75%) Java Developer
6 15 (12.30%) Software Developer
7 11 (9.02%) Graduate
8 9 (7.38%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Graduate Developer
10 5 (4.10%) FPGA Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Software Consultant
11 4 (3.28%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 3 (2.46%) Senior Software Engineer
12 3 (2.46%) Architect
12 3 (2.46%) Technical Architect
13 2 (1.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.23%) Web Services
2 27 (22.13%) J2EE
3 24 (19.67%) HTML
4 16 (13.11%) CSS
4 16 (13.11%) Hibernate
4 16 (13.11%) Spring
4 16 (13.11%) Spring MVC
4 16 (13.11%) jQuery
5 13 (10.66%) Spring Integration
5 13 (10.66%) Lucene
6 11 (9.02%) GWT
7 10 (8.20%) XML
8 7 (5.74%) JSON
8 7 (5.74%) REST
9 5 (4.10%) JSP
10 3 (2.46%) Struts
10 3 (2.46%) .NET
10 3 (2.46%) Java EE
11 2 (1.64%) WinForms
11 2 (1.64%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (47.54%) Chemistry
2 57 (46.72%) Biology
2 57 (46.72%) Life Science
3 40 (32.79%) Biotechnology
4 25 (20.49%) Mathematics
5 18 (14.75%) VHDL
6 17 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (12.30%) Computer Science
7 15 (12.30%) Physics
8 13 (10.66%) E-Learning
9 11 (9.02%) Statistics
10 9 (7.38%) Algorithms
11 6 (4.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.82%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 41 (33.61%) Linux
2 33 (27.05%) Windows
3 10 (8.20%) Solaris
3 10 (8.20%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (38.52%) Bioinformatics
3 35 (28.69%) Information Security
4 26 (21.31%) Multithreading
5 25 (20.49%) Software Testing
6 24 (19.67%) Signal Processing
7 22 (18.03%) Digital Signal Processing
8 20 (16.39%) OO
9 16 (13.11%) MVC
9 16 (13.11%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (11.48%) Mentoring
10 14 (11.48%) Business Development
11 13 (10.66%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.66%) Coaching
12 12 (9.84%) Cyber Security
12 12 (9.84%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.20%) V-Model
14 8 (6.56%) Test Scripting
14 8 (6.56%) Manual Testing
15 5 (4.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.26%) Java
2 37 (30.33%) SQL
2 37 (30.33%) C++
3 33 (27.05%) C
4 30 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 27 (22.13%) C#
6 19 (15.57%) MATLAB
7 14 (11.48%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.74%) Fortran
9 4 (3.28%) Python
9 4 (3.28%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.64%) Scala
11 1 (0.82%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 67 (54.92%) Degree
2 30 (24.59%) CIPD
3 20 (16.39%) ISEB
4 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.92%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) GLP
2 3 (2.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (40.98%) Oracle
2 45 (36.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.28%) Intel
4 3 (2.46%) Google
Surrey
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50k DoE
Posted: 21 days ago