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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 235 230 258
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +28
Permanent jobs citing PhD 62 96 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.81% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 3.19% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56 85 64
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £93,750 £89,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
2256 3010 2720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.64% 25.31% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1944 2457 2410
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 70 (51.47%) Java
2 64 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 60 (44.12%) Computer Science
4 54 (39.71%) Degree
5 50 (36.76%) SQL
5 50 (36.76%) Python
6 46 (33.82%) C++
7 40 (29.41%) Analytics
8 36 (26.47%) C#
9 35 (25.74%) Linux
10 33 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (23.53%) R
12 31 (22.79%) Finance
13 28 (20.59%) Mathematics
14 26 (19.12%) Statistics
14 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (18.38%) Oracle
16 21 (15.44%) Refactoring
17 20 (14.71%) Physics
17 20 (14.71%) Windows
17 20 (14.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 20 (14.71%) Algorithms
18 19 (13.97%) MATLAB
18 19 (13.97%) Hedge funds
19 18 (13.24%) VBA
20 17 (12.50%) Visualisation
21 16 (11.76%) Big Data
21 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
22 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
23 14 (10.29%) Data Mining

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (6.62%) SAS
2 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.47%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) SPSS
2 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.56%) Broadband
2 1 (0.74%) DHCP
2 1 (0.74%) DNS
2 1 (0.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) Big Data
2 14 (10.29%) Data Mining
3 13 (9.56%) Hadoop
3 13 (9.56%) MySQL
4 10 (7.35%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.41%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.41%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.21%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.47%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.47%) QlikView
9 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.47%) KNIME
9 2 (1.47%) NewSQL
10 1 (0.74%) Mahout
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (7.35%) Subversion
2 2 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.47%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (22.79%) Finance
2 15 (11.03%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.82%) Front Office
3 12 (8.82%) Banking
4 8 (5.88%) Wholesale Banking
5 6 (4.41%) Marketing
6 2 (1.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 85 (62.50%) Developer
2 31 (22.79%) Java Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Senior Java Developer
3 21 (15.44%) Senior Developer
4 18 (13.24%) Quantitative Developer
5 17 (12.50%) Data Scientist
6 13 (9.56%) Graduate
7 12 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 12 (8.82%) Software Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (7.35%) Analyst
9 10 (7.35%) Consultant
10 9 (6.62%) C++ Developer
10 9 (6.62%) Data Consultant
11 7 (5.15%) Android Developer
11 7 (5.15%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 6 (4.41%) Graduate Java Developer
12 6 (4.41%) Data Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) Graduate Software Developer
14 4 (2.94%) SPSS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.35%) Middleware
1 10 (7.35%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (6.62%) Ajax
2 9 (6.62%) HTML
2 9 (6.62%) CSS
3 8 (5.88%) GWT
4 7 (5.15%) RESTful
4 7 (5.15%) Velocity
5 5 (3.68%) D3.js
5 5 (3.68%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.94%) React
6 4 (2.94%) WinForms
7 3 (2.21%) KML
7 3 (2.21%) XML
7 3 (2.21%) NumPy
8 2 (1.47%) SciPy
8 2 (1.47%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (1.47%) Matplotlib
8 2 (1.47%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.47%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 60 (44.12%) Computer Science
2 33 (24.26%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (20.59%) Mathematics
4 26 (19.12%) Statistics
5 20 (14.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (14.71%) Physics
5 20 (14.71%) Algorithms
6 19 (13.97%) Hedge funds
7 17 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 12 (8.82%) Derivative
9 11 (8.09%) Xbox
10 9 (6.62%) User Experience
11 6 (4.41%) Credit Risk
12 4 (2.94%) Economics
12 4 (2.94%) Fixed Income
12 4 (2.94%) Applied Mathematics
13 3 (2.21%) Informatics
13 3 (2.21%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
13 3 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.74%) Linux
2 20 (14.71%) Windows
3 12 (8.82%) UNIX
4 8 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 40 (29.41%) Analytics
3 26 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (15.44%) Refactoring
5 14 (10.29%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (9.56%) Network Planning
7 12 (8.82%) Unit Testing
7 12 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (8.09%) Time Series Analysis
9 10 (7.35%) Low Latency
9 10 (7.35%) Machine Learning
10 9 (6.62%) OO
11 8 (5.88%) Mobile Development
12 7 (5.15%) MapReduce
12 7 (5.15%) Product Management
12 7 (5.15%) Android Development
12 7 (5.15%) Data Analytics
13 6 (4.41%) Monte Carlo Method
14 5 (3.68%) Open Source
14 5 (3.68%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (51.47%) Java
2 50 (36.76%) SQL
2 50 (36.76%) Python
3 46 (33.82%) C++
4 36 (26.47%) C#
5 32 (23.53%) R
6 19 (13.97%) MATLAB
7 18 (13.24%) VBA
8 16 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 13 (9.56%) Perl
9 13 (9.56%) Ruby
10 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.47%) C
11 2 (1.47%) Go
11 2 (1.47%) Scala
12 1 (0.74%) Haskell
12 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (39.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.74%) RHCE
3 1 (0.74%) PMP
3 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.74%) CFA
3 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) VCP5
3 1 (0.74%) MCSE
3 1 (0.74%) CCNA
3 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) NFS
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (9.56%) OPNET
2 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (18.38%) Oracle
2 3 (2.21%) ESRI
2 3 (2.21%) Greenplum
2 3 (2.21%) Tableau
2 3 (2.21%) Hortonworks
2 3 (2.21%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.74%) EMC
4 1 (0.74%) i2
4 1 (0.74%) NetApp
4 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.74%) VMware
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco
4 1 (0.74%) IBM
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £140000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £110k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 100,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £200000 - £500000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Henderson Drake
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Insurance + Dental
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago