Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 191 213
Rank change year-on-year +37 +22 +3
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.13% 0.14% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.42% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 4
Reading median annual salary £75,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -25.00% -
Berkshire median annual salary £73,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +73.53% +6.25% -20.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 777 1186 1722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.54% 34.03% 37.06%
Number of salaries quoted 589 803 1260
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,950 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 3 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) R
1 3 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) KNIME
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (100.00%) Decision Tree

PhD
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Big Data
1 3 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (100.00%) KNIME
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Decision Tree
1 3 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 3 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 3 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 3 (100.00%) Predictive Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) R
1 3 (100.00%) SQL