The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 57 69 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.31% 1.34% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 3.75% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% +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 Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 240 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 26.40% 35.82% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 81 148 146
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

PhD
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for PhD in Guildford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Guildford region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Physics
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Scientific Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Signal Processing
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP