Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 2019 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
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 168 219
Rank change year-on-year -18 +51 +40
Permanent jobs citing PhD 26 73 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.60% 1.42% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.94% 4.87% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 89 18
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% +29.63%
10th Percentile £30,750 £32,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £61,875
South East median annual salary £42,344 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.31% +17.65% +6.25%

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 1,339 1,498 1,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.11% 29.11% 30.55%
Number of salaries quoted 977 1,231 1,372
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 15 June 2019.

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 15 June 2019. 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 -7 7 £70,000 +40.00%
Dorking - 6 £55,000 -
Chertsey +1 2 £31,500 -62.94% 2
Leatherhead - 2 - -
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 17 (65.38%) Python
2 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
3 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
4 10 (38.46%) C++
4 10 (38.46%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) Machine Learning
5 9 (34.62%) Data Science
5 9 (34.62%) C#
5 9 (34.62%) Data Mining
5 9 (34.62%) Statistics
6 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 8 (30.77%) .NET
6 8 (30.77%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Physics
7 7 (26.92%) Open Source
8 6 (23.08%) Scala
8 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
8 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
8 6 (23.08%) Django
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) Ext JS
8 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
8 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) Mapinfo
8 6 (23.08%) MATLAB

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 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
1 6 (23.08%) ArcGIS
1 6 (23.08%) GeoServer
2 3 (11.54%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) DNN
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Chatbot
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) 5G
1 5 (19.23%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (15.38%) GSM
2 4 (15.38%) LTE
2 4 (15.38%) MIMO
2 4 (15.38%) UMTS
2 4 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Data Mining
2 6 (23.08%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (23.08%) GIS
2 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 6 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (23.08%) QGIS
2 6 (23.08%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Advertising
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) GIS Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Head of Analytics
2 6 (23.08%) Head of Data Analytics
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Product Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Scientist
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Graduate
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Scientist
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Audio Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Graduate Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 1 (3.85%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
2 6 (23.08%) Django
2 6 (23.08%) Ext JS
2 6 (23.08%) GeoExt
2 6 (23.08%) jQuery
2 6 (23.08%) Leaflet
2 6 (23.08%) OpenLayers
2 6 (23.08%) PostGIS
2 6 (23.08%) PySpark
2 6 (23.08%) React
2 6 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) CSS3
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (7.69%) TensorFlow
4 1 (3.85%) OpenCV
4 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Life Science
3 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Mathematics
2 12 (46.15%) Computer Science
3 10 (38.46%) Machine Learning
4 9 (34.62%) Data Science
4 9 (34.62%) Statistics
5 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) Open Source
6 7 (26.92%) Physics
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) Data Analytics
7 6 (23.08%) Data Integration
7 6 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
7 6 (23.08%) Statistical Modelling
7 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
8 4 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (11.54%) Product Roadmap
9 3 (11.54%) SDLC
10 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Python
2 10 (38.46%) C++
2 10 (38.46%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) C#
4 8 (30.77%) Java
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 6 (23.08%) Scala
6 3 (11.54%) R
7 2 (7.69%) F#
7 2 (7.69%) Haskell
8 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) ESRI
1 6 (23.08%) Mapbox
1 6 (23.08%) Mapinfo
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle