Period
to 15 November 2019

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 6 months to 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 81 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.41% 1.32% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 3.34% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Guildford median annual salary £41,250 £60,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +70.21% +22.61%
10th Percentile £29,625 £28,750 £27,775
90th Percentile £53,875 £70,000 £42,925
Surrey median annual salary £36,250 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +2.11% - -

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 Guildford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Guildford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 223 329 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 30.46% 39.45% 29.59%
Number of salaries quoted 192 242 203
Guildford median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,525 £19,425 £21,300
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £63,750
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

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

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Guildford over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for PhD in Guildford

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Guildford region with a requirement for PhD.

1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (33.33%) Simulink
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Robotics
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining

PhD
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Scientist
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) CAD
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Data Science
2 1 (33.33%) Image Processing
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Product Roadmap
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Delphi
2 1 (33.33%) Fortran
2 1 (33.33%) Pascal
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared