The first table below looks at the demand for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 226 274 242
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -32
Permanent jobs citing PhD 112 49 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.41% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 1.77% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 96 39 79
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3047 2774 2950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.62% 23.04% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2534 2449 2709
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
London

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PhD
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the City of London region.

PhD Salary Trend in the City of London

PhD
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in the City of London

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 119 (67.61%) Java
2 101 (57.39%) Mathematics
3 84 (47.73%) Analytics
4 74 (42.05%) Degree
4 74 (42.05%) Computer Science
5 72 (40.91%) Hadoop
6 71 (40.34%) R
7 66 (37.50%) C++
8 63 (35.80%) MATLAB
9 59 (33.52%) Python
10 55 (31.25%) Big Data
10 55 (31.25%) Physics
11 50 (28.41%) Finance
12 47 (26.70%) Statistics
13 46 (26.14%) Software Engineering
14 45 (25.57%) SQL
15 44 (25.00%) MapReduce
16 43 (24.43%) Scala
17 42 (23.86%) Data Mining
18 36 (20.45%) Visualisation
19 35 (19.89%) Mahout
20 33 (18.75%) Economics
20 33 (18.75%) C#
20 33 (18.75%) Applied Mathematics
21 28 (15.91%) Cluster Analysis
22 27 (15.34%) Data Modelling
23 26 (14.77%) SAS
23 26 (14.77%) CPLEX
23 26 (14.77%) Logistic Regression
23 26 (14.77%) Predictive Modelling

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (14.77%) SAS
2 10 (5.68%) Apache Pig
3 8 (4.55%) Tornado
4 3 (1.70%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (14.77%) CPLEX
2 22 (12.50%) SPSS
3 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.57%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (40.91%) Hadoop
2 55 (31.25%) Big Data
3 42 (23.86%) Data Mining
4 35 (19.89%) Mahout
5 22 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.41%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.27%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.14%) MySQL
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.57%) OLAP
9 1 (0.57%) DTS
9 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
General
1 50 (28.41%) Finance
2 25 (14.20%) Marketing
3 22 (12.50%) Retail
4 16 (9.09%) Banking
5 15 (8.52%) Front Office
6 7 (3.98%) Games
7 5 (2.84%) Advertising
8 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.70%) Legal
8 3 (1.70%) French Language
9 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (40.91%) Data Scientist
2 66 (37.50%) Developer
3 34 (19.32%) Statistician
3 34 (19.32%) Research Engineer
4 28 (15.91%) Java Developer
5 14 (7.95%) Analyst
6 12 (6.82%) Graduate
7 11 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.25%) Quantitative Analyst
8 10 (5.68%) Quantitative Developer
9 9 (5.11%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Python Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Research Scientist
11 7 (3.98%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Architect
12 6 (3.41%) C++ Developer
12 6 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.84%) Web Engineer
13 5 (2.84%) Senior Web Engineer
14 4 (2.27%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (25.00%) MapReduce
2 12 (6.82%) .NET
3 8 (4.55%) NumPy
3 8 (4.55%) Twisted
4 7 (3.98%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (3.98%) Hibernate
4 7 (3.98%) Spring
4 7 (3.98%) Ajax
5 6 (3.41%) XML
6 5 (2.84%) CSS
6 5 (2.84%) HTML
6 5 (2.84%) HTML5
6 5 (2.84%) CSS3
6 5 (2.84%) D3.js
7 3 (1.70%) Java SE
8 2 (1.14%) LINQ
8 2 (1.14%) XSLT
9 1 (0.57%) Swing
9 1 (0.57%) Java RMI
9 1 (0.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 101 (57.39%) Mathematics
2 74 (42.05%) Computer Science
3 55 (31.25%) Physics
4 47 (26.70%) Statistics
5 36 (20.45%) Visualisation
6 33 (18.75%) Economics
6 33 (18.75%) Applied Mathematics
7 22 (12.50%) Neural Network
7 22 (12.50%) Digital Media
8 10 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (4.55%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.84%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.84%) Derivative
11 4 (2.27%) Informatics
11 4 (2.27%) Chemistry
11 4 (2.27%) Psychology
11 4 (2.27%) Fixed Income
11 4 (2.27%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.70%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.70%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.82%) Linux
2 10 (5.68%) UNIX
3 1 (0.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) Android
3 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.73%) Analytics
2 46 (26.14%) Software Engineering
3 28 (15.91%) Cluster Analysis
4 27 (15.34%) Data Modelling
5 26 (14.77%) Logistic Regression
5 26 (14.77%) Predictive Modelling
6 25 (14.20%) Data Analysis
7 24 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 19 (10.80%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (8.52%) Big Data Analytics
9 15 (8.52%) Data Analytics
10 14 (7.95%) OO
11 10 (5.68%) Statistical Analysis
12 8 (4.55%) Business Development
12 8 (4.55%) Asset Management
12 8 (4.55%) Machine Learning
13 7 (3.98%) Scrum
14 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (3.41%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 119 (67.61%) Java
2 71 (40.34%) R
3 66 (37.50%) C++
4 63 (35.80%) MATLAB
5 59 (33.52%) Python
6 45 (25.57%) SQL
7 43 (24.43%) Scala
8 33 (18.75%) C#
9 8 (4.55%) Clojure
9 8 (4.55%) Ruby
10 2 (1.14%) Haskell
11 1 (0.57%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.57%) C
11 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.57%) Perl
11 1 (0.57%) VBA
11 1 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 74 (42.05%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) Postgraduate
2 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.14%) MBA
4 1 (0.57%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) IAS 39
1 3 (1.70%) Basel III
Vendors
1 3 (1.70%) Oracle
2 2 (1.14%) Palantir
3 1 (0.57%) Sybase
3 1 (0.57%) IBM
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