Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 242 263
Rank change year-on-year +45 +21 +11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 37 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.73% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.52% 0.80% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 16
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% - -22.83%
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,500 £38,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 1,470 1,750 2,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.19% 29.63% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 1,411 1,766
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,600 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £68,750
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +6 11 £44,000 +60.00% 2
Chertsey +2 3 £31,500 -11.27%
Epsom - 3 £45,000 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £45,000 -
Camberley - 1 £57,500 -
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (45.95%) C++
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
3 13 (35.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 12 (32.43%) Computer Science
5 11 (29.73%) Life Science
5 11 (29.73%) Chemistry
5 11 (29.73%) Biology
5 11 (29.73%) Data Management
5 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 11 (29.73%) Java
6 10 (27.03%) Physics
6 10 (27.03%) Machine Learning
6 10 (27.03%) Algorithms
7 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (24.32%) Degree
7 9 (24.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (21.62%) Bioinformatics
8 8 (21.62%) Big Data
8 8 (21.62%) Apache Spark
9 7 (18.92%) Deep Learning
9 7 (18.92%) R
9 7 (18.92%) Data Science
9 7 (18.92%) TensorFlow
10 6 (16.22%) Convolutional Neural Network
10 6 (16.22%) Master's Degree
10 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
10 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (16.22%) Neural Network

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 8 (21.62%) Apache Spark
2 5 (13.51%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.41%) Apache
3 2 (5.41%) DNN
4 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (13.51%) GNU Octave
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (5.41%) Chatbot
5 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) 5G
2 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.70%) LTE
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Big Data
2 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (13.51%) Apache Hive
3 5 (13.51%) Impala
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) Flink
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
General
1 9 (24.32%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Graduate
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Data Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Data Scientist
4 5 (13.51%) Software Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Junior
5 4 (10.81%) Machine Learning Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Graduate Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Research Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Trainer
6 3 (8.11%) Training Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Graduate Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Junior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) TensorFlow
2 5 (13.51%) Keras
2 5 (13.51%) NumPy
2 5 (13.51%) Pandas
3 4 (10.81%) Caffe
4 3 (8.11%) .NET
4 3 (8.11%) CSS
4 3 (8.11%) CSS3
4 3 (8.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.11%) HTML5
4 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (8.11%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) Kafka
5 1 (2.70%) OpenDaylight
5 1 (2.70%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Computer Science
2 11 (29.73%) Life Science
3 10 (27.03%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.11%) e-Learning
4 3 (8.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.70%) Acoustics
5 1 (2.70%) VHDL
5 1 (2.70%) VLSI
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
2 13 (35.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 11 (29.73%) Biology
3 11 (29.73%) Chemistry
3 11 (29.73%) Data Management
4 10 (27.03%) Machine Learning
4 10 (27.03%) Physics
5 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (21.62%) Bioinformatics
7 7 (18.92%) Data Science
7 7 (18.92%) Deep Learning
8 6 (16.22%) Convolutional Neural Network
8 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (16.22%) Neural Network
9 5 (13.51%) Collaborative Filtering
9 5 (13.51%) Computer Vision
9 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
9 5 (13.51%) Decision Tree
9 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.51%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C++
1 17 (45.95%) Python
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 7 (18.92%) R
4 5 (13.51%) C
4 5 (13.51%) MATLAB
4 5 (13.51%) SQL
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) F#
5 3 (8.11%) Haskell
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) KVM
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) VMware
2 1 (2.70%) Xilinx