The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 229 233 277
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +44
Permanent jobs citing PhD 77 113 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.91% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 3.66% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 72 97 42
Average salary £66,250 £70,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £38,500 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £82,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
PhD
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2494 3088 2696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.78% 24.92% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2129 2535 2382
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in the City of London

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 68 (46.58%) Java
2 66 (45.21%) Computer Science
3 65 (44.52%) Software Engineering
4 61 (41.78%) Degree
5 57 (39.04%) Python
6 52 (35.62%) C++
7 49 (33.56%) SQL
8 47 (32.19%) Analytics
9 39 (26.71%) C#
10 37 (25.34%) Analytical Skills
11 36 (24.66%) Linux
12 35 (23.97%) Finance
13 32 (21.92%) R
14 31 (21.23%) Mathematics
15 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (16.44%) Oracle
16 23 (15.75%) Statistics
17 22 (15.07%) Refactoring
17 22 (15.07%) VBA
17 22 (15.07%) Algorithms
18 20 (13.70%) Visualisation
18 20 (13.70%) Physics
19 19 (13.01%) Windows
19 19 (13.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 19 (13.01%) MATLAB
19 19 (13.01%) Big Data
20 18 (12.33%) Hedge funds
21 16 (10.96%) Front Office
21 16 (10.96%) Data Mining
22 15 (10.27%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 9 (6.16%) SAS
2 4 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.42%) SPSS
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.59%) Broadband
2 1 (0.68%) DHCP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) Big Data
2 16 (10.96%) Data Mining
3 13 (8.90%) MySQL
4 12 (8.22%) Hadoop
5 11 (7.53%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.11%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.74%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.05%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.05%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.37%) Text Mining
10 2 (1.37%) QlikView
11 1 (0.68%) KNIME
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.68%) Mahout
11 1 (0.68%) NewSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.22%) Subversion
2 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.37%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (23.97%) Finance
2 16 (10.96%) Front Office
3 15 (10.27%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.90%) Banking
5 10 (6.85%) Wholesale Banking
6 6 (4.11%) Marketing
7 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (60.27%) Developer
2 29 (19.86%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.70%) Quantitative Developer
4 19 (13.01%) Data Scientist
5 18 (12.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 18 (12.33%) Senior Developer
6 16 (10.96%) Software Engineer
7 13 (8.90%) Graduate
8 11 (7.53%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.53%) Analyst
8 11 (7.53%) C++ Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Graduate Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Consultant
10 8 (5.48%) Junior
10 8 (5.48%) Data Consultant
11 7 (4.79%) Android Developer
11 7 (4.79%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 7 (4.79%) Junior Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Data Analyst
13 5 (3.42%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) Middleware
2 9 (6.16%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (4.79%) Velocity
3 7 (4.79%) Ajax
3 7 (4.79%) HTML
3 7 (4.79%) CSS
3 7 (4.79%) RESTful
3 7 (4.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.11%) D3.js
4 6 (4.11%) Pandas
5 4 (2.74%) React
5 4 (2.74%) scikit-learn
5 4 (2.74%) .NET
5 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.74%) WinForms
5 4 (2.74%) GWT
6 3 (2.05%) jQuery
6 3 (2.05%) JSON
6 3 (2.05%) HTML5
6 3 (2.05%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 66 (45.21%) Computer Science
2 37 (25.34%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (21.23%) Mathematics
4 23 (15.75%) Statistics
5 22 (15.07%) Algorithms
6 20 (13.70%) Visualisation
6 20 (13.70%) Physics
7 19 (13.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (12.33%) Hedge funds
9 15 (10.27%) Derivative
10 8 (5.48%) User Experience
11 7 (4.79%) Xbox
12 6 (4.11%) Fixed Income
12 6 (4.11%) Applied Mathematics
12 6 (4.11%) Credit Risk
13 5 (3.42%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (3.42%) Economics
14 3 (2.05%) Informatics
14 3 (2.05%) Chemistry
15 2 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 36 (24.66%) Linux
2 19 (13.01%) Windows
3 11 (7.53%) UNIX
4 8 (5.48%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (44.52%) Software Engineering
2 47 (32.19%) Analytics
3 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (15.07%) Refactoring
5 15 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (9.59%) Network Planning
7 12 (8.22%) Machine Learning
8 11 (7.53%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.53%) OO
9 10 (6.85%) Time Series Analysis
10 8 (5.48%) Mobile Development
10 8 (5.48%) Low Latency
11 7 (4.79%) Android Development
11 7 (4.79%) Data Analytics
11 7 (4.79%) Product Management
11 7 (4.79%) Open Source
12 6 (4.11%) Monte Carlo Method
12 6 (4.11%) MapReduce
12 6 (4.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.58%) Java
2 57 (39.04%) Python
3 52 (35.62%) C++
4 49 (33.56%) SQL
5 39 (26.71%) C#
6 32 (21.92%) R
7 22 (15.07%) VBA
8 19 (13.01%) MATLAB
9 14 (9.59%) Ruby
9 14 (9.59%) JavaScript
9 14 (9.59%) Perl
10 6 (4.11%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.05%) Scala
12 2 (1.37%) Go
12 2 (1.37%) C
13 1 (0.68%) Haskell
13 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 61 (41.78%) Degree
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.68%) RHCE
3 1 (0.68%) PMP
3 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.68%) CFA
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) VCP5
3 1 (0.68%) MCSE
3 1 (0.68%) CCNA
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) NFS
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) OPNET
2 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (16.44%) Oracle
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.74%) Tableau
3 2 (1.37%) Hortonworks
3 2 (1.37%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.37%) Greenplum
3 2 (1.37%) ESRI
4 1 (0.68%) VMware
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco
4 1 (0.68%) IBM
4 1 (0.68%) EMC
4 1 (0.68%) NetApp
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus (up to 25%), Pension, Health
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75 - £90 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £110k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago