Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 73 96
Rank change year-on-year -30 +23 +18
Permanent jobs citing PhD 6 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.44% 2.01% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 7.51% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 21
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% -4.55% +51.72%
10th Percentile £29,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £65,000 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -19.05% - +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 371 293 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.04% 26.81% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 270 271 449
Southampton median annual salary £44,500 £35,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.14% -15.66% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -3.61%

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
3 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Vision
4 3 (50.00%) Acoustics
4 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) C
5 2 (33.33%) Publishing
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (33.33%) Robotics
5 2 (33.33%) Physics
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) R
6 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (16.67%) Docker
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Ruby

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 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Data Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Acoustics
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Machine Learning
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Vision
3 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Physics
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Data Science
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) C++
3 3 (50.00%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) R
5 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes