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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 228 239 281
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +42
Permanent jobs citing PhD 81 106 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.84% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 3.38% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 39
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £47,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £80,000
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
2482 3137 2852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.94% 24.79% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 2622 2501
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £31,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 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 3 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 66 (45.52%) Java
2 63 (43.45%) Software Engineering
2 63 (43.45%) Degree
3 62 (42.76%) Computer Science
4 54 (37.24%) Python
5 49 (33.79%) C++
6 47 (32.41%) Analytics
7 44 (30.34%) SQL
8 37 (25.52%) C#
9 36 (24.83%) Analytical Skills
10 35 (24.14%) Linux
11 31 (21.38%) R
11 31 (21.38%) Mathematics
12 30 (20.69%) Finance
13 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (15.86%) Oracle
15 22 (15.17%) Refactoring
15 22 (15.17%) Statistics
16 21 (14.48%) Visualisation
16 21 (14.48%) Algorithms
17 20 (13.79%) Big Data
17 20 (13.79%) VBA
18 19 (13.10%) MATLAB
19 18 (12.41%) Physics
20 16 (11.03%) Windows
20 16 (11.03%) Hedge funds
21 15 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
21 15 (10.34%) Front Office
22 14 (9.66%) OPNET

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 11 (7.59%) SAS
2 4 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) WordPress
3 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) SPSS
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.66%) Broadband
2 1 (0.69%) DHCP
2 1 (0.69%) DNS
2 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.79%) Big Data
2 13 (8.97%) MySQL
3 12 (8.28%) Data Mining
3 12 (8.28%) Hadoop
4 11 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.14%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.38%) QlikView
9 2 (1.38%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.69%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 13 (8.97%) Subversion
2 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.38%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Front Office
3 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.28%) Banking
5 11 (7.59%) Wholesale Banking
6 6 (4.14%) Marketing
7 2 (1.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (57.93%) Developer
2 28 (19.31%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.41%) Quantitative Developer
3 18 (12.41%) Data Scientist
4 17 (11.72%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (11.72%) Software Engineer
4 17 (11.72%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.90%) Analyst
5 10 (6.90%) Graduate
5 10 (6.90%) C++ Developer
6 9 (6.21%) Software Developer
7 8 (5.52%) Consultant
7 8 (5.52%) Data Consultant
8 7 (4.83%) Android Developer
8 7 (4.83%) Junior
9 6 (4.14%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (4.14%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 6 (4.14%) Junior Developer
10 5 (3.45%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.45%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.59%) Middleware
2 8 (5.52%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (4.83%) Velocity
3 7 (4.83%) Ajax
3 7 (4.83%) HTML
3 7 (4.83%) CSS
3 7 (4.83%) RESTful
3 7 (4.83%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.14%) D3.js
4 6 (4.14%) Pandas
5 4 (2.76%) React
5 4 (2.76%) scikit-learn
5 4 (2.76%) HTML5
5 4 (2.76%) jQuery
5 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.76%) WinForms
6 3 (2.07%) JSON
6 3 (2.07%) .NET
6 3 (2.07%) GWT
6 3 (2.07%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 62 (42.76%) Computer Science
2 36 (24.83%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (21.38%) Mathematics
4 22 (15.17%) Statistics
5 21 (14.48%) Algorithms
5 21 (14.48%) Visualisation
6 18 (12.41%) Physics
7 16 (11.03%) Hedge funds
8 15 (10.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (8.28%) Derivative
10 8 (5.52%) User Experience
11 7 (4.83%) Applied Mathematics
12 6 (4.14%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (4.14%) Fixed Income
13 5 (3.45%) Credit Risk
13 5 (3.45%) Xbox
14 4 (2.76%) Economics
14 4 (2.76%) Informatics
15 3 (2.07%) Artificial Intelligence
15 3 (2.07%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.14%) Linux
2 16 (11.03%) Windows
3 11 (7.59%) UNIX
4 9 (6.21%) Android
5 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.45%) Software Engineering
2 47 (32.41%) Analytics
3 25 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (15.17%) Refactoring
5 15 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (9.66%) Network Planning
7 11 (7.59%) Machine Learning
8 10 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.90%) OO
9 8 (5.52%) Product Management
9 8 (5.52%) Open Source
9 8 (5.52%) Time Series Analysis
9 8 (5.52%) Mobile Development
10 7 (4.83%) Low Latency
10 7 (4.83%) Android Development
10 7 (4.83%) Data Analytics
11 6 (4.14%) Operations Research
12 5 (3.45%) MapReduce
12 5 (3.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 66 (45.52%) Java
2 54 (37.24%) Python
3 49 (33.79%) C++
4 44 (30.34%) SQL
5 37 (25.52%) C#
6 31 (21.38%) R
7 20 (13.79%) VBA
8 19 (13.10%) MATLAB
9 14 (9.66%) Ruby
9 14 (9.66%) JavaScript
9 14 (9.66%) Perl
10 6 (4.14%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.76%) Scala
12 2 (1.38%) Go
12 2 (1.38%) C
13 1 (0.69%) Haskell
13 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 63 (43.45%) Degree
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.07%) MBA
4 2 (1.38%) PMP
4 2 (1.38%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.69%) VCP5
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.69%) RHCE
5 1 (0.69%) MCSE
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) NFS
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (9.66%) OPNET
2 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (15.86%) Oracle
2 5 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.45%) Tableau
3 2 (1.38%) Hortonworks
3 2 (1.38%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.38%) Greenplum
3 2 (1.38%) ESRI
4 1 (0.69%) VMware
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco
4 1 (0.69%) IBM
4 1 (0.69%) EMC
4 1 (0.69%) NetApp
4 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
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