Period
to 19 November 2017

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

PhD
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 261 286
Rank change year-on-year +24 +25 -74
Permanent jobs citing PhD 21 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.34% 0.24% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 0.76% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 28
Surrey median annual salary £35,500 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £42,750 £38,250 £55,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -

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 1748 2094 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.42% 31.56% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1401 1702 2486
Surrey median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Chertsey +2 5 £35,500 -
Epsom - 4 £30,000 -
Staines - 3 £35,000 -
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Surrey region with a requirement for PhD.

1 17 (80.95%) C++
2 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
3 15 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 15 (71.43%) Physics
4 14 (66.67%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) Big Data
6 10 (47.62%) MATLAB
7 9 (42.86%) Apache Spark
8 7 (33.33%) Python
8 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) C
9 6 (28.57%) Degree
9 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
9 6 (28.57%) Machine Learning
10 5 (23.81%) HTML5
10 5 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (23.81%) CSS3
10 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (23.81%) Separation of Concerns
10 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
10 5 (23.81%) F#
10 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
10 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
10 5 (23.81%) Haskell
10 5 (23.81%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) Google
10 5 (23.81%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (23.81%) C#
10 5 (23.81%) HTML

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 9 (42.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (19.05%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Mathematica
1 4 (19.05%) SPSS
2 1 (4.76%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Big Data
2 6 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
3 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (19.05%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (19.05%) Flink
4 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (4.76%) Impala
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (23.81%) Electronics
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Graduate
2 9 (42.86%) Data Scientist
3 7 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Electronics Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Graduate Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Graduate Electronics Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) FPGA Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate C# Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Graduate Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) CSS3
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) HTML5
1 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (19.05%) Kafka
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) JPA
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) Spring Web Flow
4 1 (4.76%) NumPy
4 1 (4.76%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 16 (76.19%) Computer Science
2 4 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 3 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (14.29%) VHDL
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) ASIC
5 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
5 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Mathematics
1 15 (71.43%) Physics
2 6 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 5 (23.81%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (23.81%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (23.81%) OO
3 5 (23.81%) Separation of Concerns
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (19.05%) Statistics
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Vision
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Decision Tree
6 1 (4.76%) Image Processing
6 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.76%) Schematic Capture
6 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
6 1 (4.76%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C++
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) MATLAB
4 7 (33.33%) C
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) F#
5 5 (23.81%) Haskell
6 4 (19.05%) Fortran
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.76%) R
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Master's Degree
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Google
2 4 (19.05%) Teradata
2 4 (19.05%) Twitter