The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 103 137
Rank change year-on-year -10 +34  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 21 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.16% 0.81% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.83% 2.66% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 1
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £250,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -82.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 548 488 588
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 30.19% 30.44% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 423 407 490
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

PhD
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for PhD in Bristol

PhD
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Bristol over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for PhD.

1 37 (61.67%) Java
2 34 (56.67%) Degree
3 32 (53.33%) Python
4 29 (48.33%) Software Engineering
5 25 (41.67%) C++
6 24 (40.00%) Machine Learning
7 22 (36.67%) Finance
7 22 (36.67%) Scala
8 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (26.67%) Telecoms
10 15 (25.00%) C#
10 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 15 (25.00%) OO
11 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (23.33%) C
11 14 (23.33%) .NET
11 14 (23.33%) Games
11 14 (23.33%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
11 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
11 14 (23.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 14 (23.33%) Deep Learning
11 14 (23.33%) Theano
11 14 (23.33%) Computer Vision
12 13 (21.67%) Algorithms
12 13 (21.67%) Marketing
12 13 (21.67%) Electronics
13 12 (20.00%) Manufacturing
13 12 (20.00%) Programme Management
13 12 (20.00%) SAP

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (10.00%) DNN
2 1 (1.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) GitHub
1 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) MIMO
1 3 (5.00%) OFDM
1 3 (5.00%) Wireless
2 2 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) JUnit
2 1 (1.67%) Protractor
2 1 (1.67%) Selenium
2 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.67%) TestNG
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 16 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (23.33%) Games
4 13 (21.67%) Electronics
4 13 (21.67%) Marketing
5 12 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 10 (16.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Software Engineer
2 13 (21.67%) Developer
3 10 (16.67%) Machine Learning Researcher
4 9 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.33%) Computer Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Graduate
6 7 (11.67%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Manager
9 4 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
10 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Communications Engineer
11 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) .NET
1 14 (23.33%) Theano
1 14 (23.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 12 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 11 (18.33%) RESTful
3 11 (18.33%) Web Services
4 10 (16.67%) HTML
5 9 (15.00%) Spring
6 8 (13.33%) Natural Language Processing
7 7 (11.67%) HTML5
8 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (10.00%) J2EE
8 6 (10.00%) Node.js
8 6 (10.00%) OpenCV
9 3 (5.00%) REST
10 2 (3.33%) CSS
11 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.67%) Middleware
11 1 (1.67%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Computer Science
2 13 (21.67%) Algorithms
3 10 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 10 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 8 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.33%) Digital TV
5 2 (3.33%) MPEG
5 2 (3.33%) SystemC
5 2 (3.33%) Verilog
6 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) STB
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Software Engineering
2 24 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 17 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.00%) OO
5 14 (23.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 14 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (23.33%) Computer Vision
5 14 (23.33%) Deep Learning
5 14 (23.33%) Mathematics
6 12 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 8 (13.33%) Bayesian Methods
7 8 (13.33%) Game Theory
7 8 (13.33%) SDLC
8 6 (10.00%) Neural Network
8 6 (10.00%) Reinforcement Learning
9 5 (8.33%) Open Source
9 5 (8.33%) UML
10 3 (5.00%) Signal Processing
10 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (61.67%) Java
2 32 (53.33%) Python
3 25 (41.67%) C++
4 22 (36.67%) Scala
5 15 (25.00%) C#
5 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.33%) C
7 10 (16.67%) Ruby
7 10 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 8 (13.33%) Fortran
9 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
9 4 (6.67%) SQL
10 3 (5.00%) R
11 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (56.67%) Degree
2 12 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.67%) HND
5 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (1.67%) Google
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) Tableau
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago