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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 186 193
Rank change year-on-year +31 +7  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 27 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.32% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 1.94% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 12
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 818 1394 1325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 29.03% 32.72% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 687 1140 1113
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing PhD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windlesham - 2 £45,000 -
Guildford +19 1 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Dorking - 1 £52,500 -
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (73.68%) Chemistry
2 11 (57.89%) Mathematics
2 11 (57.89%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) C++
4 8 (42.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (42.11%) Informatics
5 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
5 7 (36.84%) Python
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) Statistics
6 6 (31.58%) Physics
6 6 (31.58%) Biology
7 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (26.32%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) RoboHelp
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 4 (21.05%) C
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 4 (21.05%) Data Management
8 4 (21.05%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (21.05%) FrameMaker
8 4 (21.05%) Validation
8 4 (21.05%) Health Informatics
8 4 (21.05%) Life Science
8 4 (21.05%) Algorithms

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:

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Camtasia
2 4 (21.05%) FrameMaker
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (21.05%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.26%) InfiniBand
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Graduate
3 4 (21.05%) Author
3 4 (21.05%) Graduate Technical Author
3 4 (21.05%) Junior
3 4 (21.05%) Junior Technical Author
3 4 (21.05%) Scientific Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Author
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) OpenMP
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
2 4 (21.05%) Life Science
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (5.26%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Chemistry
2 11 (57.89%) Mathematics
3 8 (42.11%) Informatics
4 6 (31.58%) Biology
4 6 (31.58%) Physics
4 6 (31.58%) Statistics
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Bioinformatics
6 4 (21.05%) Data Management
6 4 (21.05%) Health Informatics
6 4 (21.05%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
9 1 (5.26%) Cluster Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Computer Architecture
9 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
9 1 (5.26%) Parallel Programming
9 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
9 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Python
3 6 (31.58%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
5 4 (21.05%) C
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) VB
6 3 (15.79%) VBA
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) LXC
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
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