Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 247 252 278
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 +58
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.071% 0.18% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.66% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 2
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +26.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £43,750 £27,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £75,000 £43,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,554 1,831 2,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 27.70% 28.16% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,083 1,424 1,765
Berkshire median annual salary £49,969 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.04% -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £80,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing PhD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 2 £57,500 +91.67% 2
Slough -15 1 £55,000 +2.33% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £42,500 - 1
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) MotionBuilder
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
3 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) Maya
3 1 (25.00%) VHDL
3 1 (25.00%) Verilog
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maya
1 1 (25.00%) MotionBuilder
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (25.00%) Qt
1 1 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Animation
1 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (25.00%) Verilog
1 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) FPGA Design
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Xilinx