Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 151 169
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 +28
Permanent jobs citing PhD 4 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.16% 0.86% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 3.80% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 25 46
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% +58.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £47,250 £29,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £106,750 £53,750 £55,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +18.75%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 548 658 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.80% 22.65% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 416 516 701
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +5.59%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Buckinghamshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Buckinghamshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for PhD in Buckinghamshire

PhD
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +8 4 £57,500 +64.29% 1
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) R
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Data Science
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Research
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SPSS
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Econometrics
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Data Scientist
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Science
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (50.00%) Operations Research
2 2 (50.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Econometrics
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) Linear Regression
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (25.00%) Predictive Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) R
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) HND
2 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata