Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 151 151
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 3 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.14% 0.81% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 3.07% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 29 11
West Sussex median annual salary £27,500 £22,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -35.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £10,850 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%

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 West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 541 684 657
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 25.24% 26.28% 27.69%
Number of salaries quoted 510 614 557
West Sussex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.51% +3.29%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in West Sussex

PhD
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for PhD in West Sussex

PhD
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in West Sussex over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in West Sussex

PhD
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Crawley +9 1 £37,500 +66.67%
Horsham -16 1 £27,500 +22.22%
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) UX Design
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (33.33%) HTML Developer
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior C# Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
1 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) UX Design
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Master's Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe