The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 218 232
Rank change year-on-year +39 +14  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.12% 0.080% 0.091%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

PhD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 972 1631 2058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.79% 32.70% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 703 1273 1379
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing PhD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Berkshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD in Berkshire.

Salary trend for PhD in Berkshire

PhD
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +24 2 £65,000 +85.71%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 - -
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 5 (45.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) Spotfire
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Cluster Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) R
3 3 (27.27%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analytics
3 3 (27.27%) Customer Segmentation
4 2 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Deep Learning
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) KNIME
4 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) MBA
4 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Windows

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Spotfire
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 2 (18.18%) KNIME
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (45.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analytics Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Business Analytics Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Business Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Analytics Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Business Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Data Scientist
2 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) IT Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 2 (18.18%) Life Science
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (9.09%) CUDA
4 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) IPTV
4 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analytics
2 3 (27.27%) Cluster Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Customer Segmentation
2 3 (27.27%) Mathematics
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 2 (18.18%) Actionable Insight
3 2 (18.18%) Biology
3 2 (18.18%) Chemistry
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Deep Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Machine Learning
3 2 (18.18%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Signal Processing
3 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Physics
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Python
1 3 (27.27%) R
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau
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