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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 183 249 243
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -6
Permanent jobs citing PhD 51 49 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.99% 2.37% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 51 44 74
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £135,000 £90,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1278 2064 2893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.52% 23.60% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1772 2371
Median salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,675 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in the City of London

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for PhD.

1 57 (62.64%) Machine Learning
2 54 (59.34%) Computer Science
3 50 (54.95%) Degree
4 46 (50.55%) Python
5 42 (46.15%) Statistics
6 38 (41.76%) Java
6 38 (41.76%) Big Data
7 36 (39.56%) Analytics
8 35 (38.46%) Algorithms
9 33 (36.26%) Data Mining
10 29 (31.87%) Mathematics
11 28 (30.77%) Hadoop
12 27 (29.67%) Marketing
13 24 (26.37%) Visualisation
14 23 (25.27%) Finance
14 23 (25.27%) R
15 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
16 18 (19.78%) C++
17 17 (18.68%) MATLAB
17 17 (18.68%) Data Analytics
18 16 (17.58%) Apache Spark
18 16 (17.58%) NumPy
19 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
19 14 (15.38%) Neural Network
20 13 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
21 12 (13.19%) Apache Hive
21 12 (13.19%) Artificial Intelligence
21 12 (13.19%) SQL
22 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
22 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 16 (17.58%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.59%) Apache Pig
3 5 (5.49%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) GitHub
2 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (41.76%) Big Data
2 33 (36.26%) Data Mining
3 28 (30.77%) Hadoop
4 14 (15.38%) NoSQL
5 12 (13.19%) Apache Hive
6 7 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.30%) SAP HANA
9 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.20%) Impala
9 2 (2.20%) MySQL
9 2 (2.20%) QlikView
10 1 (1.10%) KDB
10 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.10%) Text Mining
General
1 27 (29.67%) Marketing
2 23 (25.27%) Finance
3 6 (6.59%) Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Advertising
5 4 (4.40%) Front Office
6 2 (2.20%) Back Office
6 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Data Scientist
2 25 (27.47%) Developer
3 21 (23.08%) Java Developer
4 16 (17.58%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Data Scientist
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Analytics Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Data Analytics Manager
7 7 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Java Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Machine Learning Developer
9 3 (3.30%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.30%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Qualitative Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Quantitative Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Research Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.58%) NumPy
2 13 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (10.99%) scikit-learn
4 9 (9.89%) Matplotlib
4 9 (9.89%) OpenCL
4 9 (9.89%) Spring
4 9 (9.89%) TensorFlow
4 9 (9.89%) Theano
5 8 (8.79%) Ajax
5 8 (8.79%) CSS
5 8 (8.79%) GWT
5 8 (8.79%) HTML
6 6 (6.59%) Pandas
7 3 (3.30%) Kafka
8 2 (2.20%) D3.js
8 2 (2.20%) SciPy
9 1 (1.10%) Celery
9 1 (1.10%) Django
9 1 (1.10%) REST
9 1 (1.10%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (59.34%) Computer Science
2 42 (46.15%) Statistics
3 35 (38.46%) Algorithms
4 29 (31.87%) Mathematics
5 24 (26.37%) Visualisation
6 14 (15.38%) Neural Network
7 12 (13.19%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (10.99%) Clustering
9 9 (9.89%) CUDA
10 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.79%) Ontologies
10 8 (8.79%) Xbox
11 6 (6.59%) Credit Risk
12 5 (5.49%) Physics
13 3 (3.30%) Data Integration
14 2 (2.20%) Informatics
14 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
14 2 (2.20%) User Experience
15 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
15 1 (1.10%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Android
1 1 (1.10%) Unix
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (62.64%) Machine Learning
2 36 (39.56%) Analytics
3 22 (24.18%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.68%) Data Analytics
5 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.09%) Deep Learning
6 10 (10.99%) OO
7 9 (9.89%) Multithreading
8 8 (8.79%) MapReduce
9 7 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
9 7 (7.69%) Information Retrieval
9 7 (7.69%) Knowledge Discovery
9 7 (7.69%) Parallel Programming
10 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (5.49%) Behavioural Targeting
11 5 (5.49%) ETL
11 5 (5.49%) Quantitative Finance
12 4 (4.40%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) Python
2 38 (41.76%) Java
3 23 (25.27%) R
4 18 (19.78%) C++
5 17 (18.68%) MATLAB
6 12 (13.19%) SQL
7 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
7 11 (12.09%) Scala
8 2 (2.20%) C
9 1 (1.10%) Cython
9 1 (1.10%) Julia
Qualifications
1 50 (54.95%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) MBA
3 1 (1.10%) CISA
3 1 (1.10%) CISM
3 1 (1.10%) CISSP
3 1 (1.10%) GIAC
3 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (7.69%) Cloudera
2 4 (4.40%) Hortonworks
3 3 (3.30%) MapR
3 3 (3.30%) SAP
3 3 (3.30%) Vertica
4 2 (2.20%) Netezza
4 2 (2.20%) Tableau
4 2 (2.20%) Teradata
5 1 (1.10%) Google
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000 + Shares + Laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago