The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 91 93
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.08% 1.03% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.86% 2.52% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Median salary £50,000 £53,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.54% +52.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,200 £30,950
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,000 £44,000
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 Gloucestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 315 437 379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 37.72% 41.03% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 236 284 286
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

PhD
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Gloucestershire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Gloucestershire

PhD
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Gloucester +3 2 £50,000 -33.33%
Cheltenham - 2 £62,500 -
PhD
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (80.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (80.00%) C
2 8 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) J2EE
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 5 (50.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (30.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 3 (30.00%) VB
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
7 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (20.00%) Legal

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
1 2 (20.00%) Games
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Research Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) J2EE
1 5 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Blog
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Android
1 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 5 (50.00%) OO
3 5 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 5 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared