Period
to 21 November 2017

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

PhD
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 90 116
Rank change year-on-year -6 +26 -13
Permanent jobs citing PhD 26 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.81% 1.87% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.70% 5.40% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 25 4
Southampton median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +51.72% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £43,375
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +28.13% -

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 388 463 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.02% 34.60% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 354 424 315
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £61,550
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Southampton region with a requirement for PhD.

1 23 (88.46%) Mathematics
1 23 (88.46%) Physics
2 20 (76.92%) Computer Science
3 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 18 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (65.38%) Degree
5 16 (61.54%) RESTful
5 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (61.54%) HTML5
5 16 (61.54%) BDD
5 16 (61.54%) NoSQL
5 16 (61.54%) Node.js
5 16 (61.54%) CSS3
5 16 (61.54%) C#
5 16 (61.54%) HTML
5 16 (61.54%) CSS
5 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
5 16 (61.54%) .NET
5 16 (61.54%) Electronics
5 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
5 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (57.69%) F#
7 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (34.62%) Python
8 9 (34.62%) Web Services
8 9 (34.62%) Java
9 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
10 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC

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 18 (69.23%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) 5G
1 1 (3.85%) BGP
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) IPsec
1 1 (3.85%) IPv4
1 1 (3.85%) IPv6
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
1 1 (3.85%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) Big Data
3 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
3 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) InfluxDB
4 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.69%) Neo4j
4 2 (7.69%) Redis
General
1 16 (61.54%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
1 15 (57.69%) Senior Developer
2 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
2 12 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
2 12 (46.15%) C# Developer
2 12 (46.15%) F# Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Senior .NET Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Senior C# Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Data Scientist
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Graduate
6 2 (7.69%) Junior
6 2 (7.69%) Junior Data Scientist
6 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
1 16 (61.54%) AngularJS
1 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET Web API
1 16 (61.54%) CSS
1 16 (61.54%) CSS3
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
1 16 (61.54%) HTML5
1 16 (61.54%) Node.js
1 16 (61.54%) RESTful
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (11.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (76.92%) Computer Science
2 12 (46.15%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (19.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Mathematics
1 23 (88.46%) Physics
2 18 (69.23%) TDD
3 16 (61.54%) BDD
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) Data Analysis
6 7 (26.92%) Machine Learning
6 7 (26.92%) Mathematical Modelling
6 7 (26.92%) MVC
7 3 (11.54%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (7.69%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) SOA
9 1 (3.85%) Business Development
9 1 (3.85%) Network Management
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) C#
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 15 (57.69%) F#
3 9 (34.62%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) C++
5 4 (15.38%) R
6 2 (7.69%) Go
6 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker