Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 232 249
Rank change year-on-year +44 +17 +19
Permanent jobs citing PhD 43 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.88% 0.45% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 1.58% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 18
Surrey median annual salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.41% +4.23% -21.98%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £81,000 £56,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,415 1,775 2,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.04% 28.33% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,073 1,417 1,644
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £26,075
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Surrey

PhD
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for PhD in Surrey

PhD
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Surrey over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for PhD in Surrey

PhD
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +18 14 £60,000 +39.53% 1
Chertsey +3 5 £31,500 -11.27% 2
Camberley - 2 £58,750 -
Staines +6 1 £23,500 -49.19%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £45,000 -
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Surrey region with a requirement for PhD.

1 19 (44.19%) Python
2 18 (41.86%) C++
3 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (39.53%) Data Management
4 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
5 15 (34.88%) Artificial Intelligence
5 15 (34.88%) Machine Learning
5 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
5 15 (34.88%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (30.23%) Life Science
7 13 (30.23%) Chemistry
7 13 (30.23%) Biology
8 12 (27.91%) Degree
8 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (25.58%) Neural Network
9 11 (25.58%) TensorFlow
9 11 (25.58%) Deep Learning
10 10 (23.26%) Master's Degree
10 10 (23.26%) Computer Vision
10 10 (23.26%) Bioinformatics
10 10 (23.26%) Physics
10 10 (23.26%) Linux
11 9 (20.93%) Java
11 9 (20.93%) MATLAB
11 9 (20.93%) Keras
11 9 (20.93%) Convolutional Neural Network
12 8 (18.60%) Caffe
12 8 (18.60%) Video Processing

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (4.65%) DNN
1 2 (4.65%) SAS
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (4.65%) Chatbot
4 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.33%) GNU Octave
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.33%) 5G
1 1 (2.33%) LTE
1 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) Impala
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (25.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.98%) German Language
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Support Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Graduate
4 8 (18.60%) Machine Learning Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Data Scientist
6 4 (9.30%) Junior
6 4 (9.30%) Research Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Trainer
7 3 (6.98%) Training Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Graduate Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) TensorFlow
2 9 (20.93%) Keras
3 8 (18.60%) Caffe
4 5 (11.63%) .NET
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) CSS3
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 5 (11.63%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.33%) NumPy
5 1 (2.33%) OpenCV
5 1 (2.33%) Pandas
5 1 (2.33%) REST
5 1 (2.33%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
2 13 (30.23%) Life Science
3 3 (6.98%) e-Learning
4 2 (4.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.33%) Acoustics
5 1 (2.33%) SIMD
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.33%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Data Management
2 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
3 15 (34.88%) Artificial Intelligence
3 15 (34.88%) Machine Learning
3 15 (34.88%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (30.23%) Biology
4 13 (30.23%) Chemistry
5 11 (25.58%) Deep Learning
5 11 (25.58%) Neural Network
6 10 (23.26%) Bioinformatics
6 10 (23.26%) Computer Vision
6 10 (23.26%) Physics
7 9 (20.93%) Convolutional Neural Network
8 8 (18.60%) Mathematics
8 8 (18.60%) Video Processing
9 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) Separation of Concerns
11 4 (9.30%) Data Science
11 4 (9.30%) Digital Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Python
2 18 (41.86%) C++
3 9 (20.93%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) MATLAB
4 5 (11.63%) C
4 5 (11.63%) C#
4 5 (11.63%) F#
4 5 (11.63%) Haskell
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) R
5 3 (6.98%) SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 10 (23.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) KVM
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) VMware
2 1 (2.33%) Xilinx