Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 82 120
Rank change year-on-year -6 +38 -11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 24 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.67% 1.71% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 6.85% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 4
Southampton median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.44% +57.69%
10th Percentile £29,000 £36,500 £44,125
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,125 £63,500
Hampshire median annual salary £43,750 £49,850 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.24% -5.05% +61.54%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 336 292 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.38% 24.94% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 276 269 440
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £26,225
90th Percentile £55,625 £62,750 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Southampton

PhD
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for PhD in Southampton

PhD
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for PhD in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PhD.

1 22 (91.67%) Mathematics
2 19 (79.17%) Python
3 18 (75.00%) C++
4 17 (70.83%) Physics
5 16 (66.67%) Machine Learning
6 15 (62.50%) Algorithms
7 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
8 11 (45.83%) Data Science
9 10 (41.67%) Mathematical Modelling
9 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
9 10 (41.67%) Java
10 8 (33.33%) MATLAB
10 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
11 7 (29.17%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (29.17%) Big Data
11 7 (29.17%) Degree
12 5 (20.83%) Node.js
12 5 (20.83%) CSS3
12 5 (20.83%) F#
12 5 (20.83%) RESTful
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (20.83%) HTML5
12 5 (20.83%) BDD
12 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
12 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
12 5 (20.83%) React

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) Big Data
2 5 (20.83%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Publishing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Data Scientist
2 7 (29.17%) Graduate
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Data Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Junior
5 3 (12.50%) Junior Data Scientist
6 1 (4.17%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
1 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (20.83%) CSS
1 5 (20.83%) CSS3
1 5 (20.83%) HTML
1 5 (20.83%) HTML5
1 5 (20.83%) Node.js
1 5 (20.83%) React
1 5 (20.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (62.50%) Algorithms
2 14 (58.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (20.83%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (12.50%) Acoustics
5 2 (8.33%) Robotics
6 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Mathematics
2 17 (70.83%) Physics
3 16 (66.67%) Machine Learning
4 11 (45.83%) Data Science
5 10 (41.67%) Data Analysis
5 10 (41.67%) Mathematical Modelling
6 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) MVC
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
9 4 (16.67%) Computer Vision
10 3 (12.50%) Analytics
10 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
11 1 (4.17%) Anomaly Detection
11 1 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
11 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
11 1 (4.17%) Open Source
11 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) Python
2 18 (75.00%) C++
3 10 (41.67%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.83%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) F#
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) C
6 4 (16.67%) R
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared