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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 63 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.28% 1.06% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 3.45% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 7
Median salary £27,500 - £46,000
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 Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 119 174 218
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 33.06% 30.63% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 112 146 181
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

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

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) R

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Blockchain
1 1 (50.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Online Security
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP