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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Hampshire > Southampton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 82 77
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.80% 0.28% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.99% 0.80% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 10
Southampton median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +69.23%  
10th Percentile £46,625 £50,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £42,625
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +61.53%  

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 Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 143 250 316
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 25.72% 34.87% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 364 531 535
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £22,350 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 22 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (72.73%) Physics
3 13 (59.09%) C++
4 12 (54.55%) Python
4 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
5 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (45.45%) C#
6 10 (45.45%) .NET
7 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) CSS
7 9 (40.91%) Electronics
7 9 (40.91%) TDD
7 9 (40.91%) RESTful
7 9 (40.91%) HTML5
7 9 (40.91%) BDD
7 9 (40.91%) NoSQL
7 9 (40.91%) Node.js
7 9 (40.91%) CSS3
7 9 (40.91%) Machine Learning
7 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
7 9 (40.91%) Degree
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (40.91%) Algorithms
8 8 (36.36%) F#
8 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (36.36%) MVC
8 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET

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 10 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (27.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) NoSQL
2 7 (31.82%) RDBMS
2 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Electronics
2 6 (27.27%) Automotive
2 6 (27.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) .NET Developer
1 8 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (36.36%) C# Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
1 8 (36.36%) F# Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Senior .NET Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Senior C# .NET Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Senior C# Developer
1 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
2 6 (27.27%) C++ Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Vision Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Data Scientist
2 6 (27.27%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
2 9 (40.91%) CSS3
2 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) HTML5
2 9 (40.91%) Node.js
2 9 (40.91%) RESTful
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 9 (40.91%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.55%) Grid Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (72.73%) Physics
3 11 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (40.91%) BDD
4 9 (40.91%) Machine Learning
4 9 (40.91%) TDD
5 8 (36.36%) MVC
6 7 (31.82%) Data Analysis
7 6 (27.27%) Computer Vision
7 6 (27.27%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (27.27%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (27.27%) Image Processing
7 6 (27.27%) Mathematical Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (4.55%) OO
9 1 (4.55%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C++
2 12 (54.55%) Python
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) F#
6 6 (27.27%) C
6 6 (27.27%) Java
7 4 (18.18%) MATLAB
8 3 (13.64%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
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