The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 142 145
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.43% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.70% +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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 404 704 991
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.45% 36.20% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 264 554 571
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +8.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

PhD
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for PhD in Reading

PhD
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) MBA
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MBA