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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 258 247 282
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +35
Permanent jobs citing PhD 56 87 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.72% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.05% 3.27% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 56 83 46
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £43,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2731 2660 3025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.56% 21.86% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2314 2715
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 113 (66.08%) Java
2 92 (53.80%) Degree
3 89 (52.05%) Mathematics
4 81 (47.37%) Algorithms
5 73 (42.69%) R
6 70 (40.94%) Computer Science
7 68 (39.77%) Analytics
8 67 (39.18%) Hadoop
9 62 (36.26%) MATLAB
10 60 (35.09%) Python
11 57 (33.33%) C++
11 57 (33.33%) Finance
12 55 (32.16%) Big Data
13 49 (28.65%) Physics
14 48 (28.07%) SQL
15 47 (27.49%) Statistics
16 45 (26.32%) Software Engineering
17 40 (23.39%) Visualisation
18 39 (22.81%) Scala
19 37 (21.64%) MapReduce
19 37 (21.64%) C#
20 36 (21.05%) Economics
20 36 (21.05%) Applied Mathematics
21 35 (20.47%) Cluster Analysis
22 34 (19.88%) Data Mining
23 32 (18.71%) SAS
24 31 (18.13%) Logistic Regression
24 31 (18.13%) CPLEX
24 31 (18.13%) Predictive Modelling
24 31 (18.13%) Bayesian Methods

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (18.71%) SAS
2 17 (9.94%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.92%) Lync
4 2 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (18.13%) CPLEX
2 27 (15.79%) SPSS
3 5 (2.92%) MS Office
4 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) VoIP
1 5 (2.92%) DHCP
1 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.92%) VPN
1 5 (2.92%) DNS
1 5 (2.92%) SAN
1 5 (2.92%) Firewall
1 5 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (39.18%) Hadoop
2 55 (32.16%) Big Data
3 34 (19.88%) Data Mining
4 30 (17.54%) Mahout
5 27 (15.79%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.51%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.17%) MySQL
8 2 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.58%) OLAP
9 1 (0.58%) DTS
9 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.58%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) QlikView
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) JUnit
2 3 (1.75%) Grunt
3 1 (0.58%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Maven
3 1 (0.58%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Moq
3 1 (0.58%) Robotium
General
1 57 (33.33%) Finance
2 27 (15.79%) Retail
3 13 (7.60%) Front Office
4 11 (6.43%) Marketing
5 9 (5.26%) Banking
6 4 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.75%) Advertising
7 3 (1.75%) French Language
8 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (39.77%) Data Scientist
2 64 (37.43%) Developer
3 31 (18.13%) Statistician
4 30 (17.54%) Research Engineer
5 27 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 17 (9.94%) Graduate
6 17 (9.94%) Software Developer
7 14 (8.19%) Graduate Developer
8 13 (7.60%) Research Scientist
9 11 (6.43%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.85%) Graduate Software Developer
11 9 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (5.26%) Analyst
12 8 (4.68%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) C++ Developer
12 8 (4.68%) Quantitative Developer
13 7 (4.09%) C# Developer
13 7 (4.09%) Junior
14 6 (3.51%) Quantitative Analyst
14 6 (3.51%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.13%) Cascading
2 21 (12.28%) .NET
3 9 (5.26%) HTML5
3 9 (5.26%) HTML
4 8 (4.68%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (3.51%) D3.js
5 6 (3.51%) CSS3
5 6 (3.51%) CSS
5 6 (3.51%) Web Services
6 5 (2.92%) jQuery
7 3 (1.75%) JSON
7 3 (1.75%) XML
7 3 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.75%) REST
8 2 (1.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.17%) XSLT
8 2 (1.17%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.17%) Spring
8 2 (1.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 89 (52.05%) Mathematics
2 81 (47.37%) Algorithms
3 70 (40.94%) Computer Science
4 49 (28.65%) Physics
5 47 (27.49%) Statistics
6 40 (23.39%) Visualisation
7 36 (21.05%) Applied Mathematics
7 36 (21.05%) Economics
8 27 (15.79%) Neural Network
8 27 (15.79%) Digital Media
9 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (7.02%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (6.43%) Derivative
11 11 (6.43%) Chemistry
11 11 (6.43%) Psychology
11 11 (6.43%) Informatics
12 7 (4.09%) Hedge funds
12 7 (4.09%) Credit Risk
13 5 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (2.34%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Linux
2 10 (5.85%) Windows
3 5 (2.92%) UNIX
3 5 (2.92%) Windows 8
3 5 (2.92%) Windows XP
3 5 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.75%) Android
4 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.77%) Analytics
2 45 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 37 (21.64%) MapReduce
4 35 (20.47%) Cluster Analysis
5 31 (18.13%) Logistic Regression
5 31 (18.13%) Predictive Modelling
5 31 (18.13%) Bayesian Methods
5 31 (18.13%) Time Series Analysis
5 31 (18.13%) Markov Chain
5 31 (18.13%) Factor Analysis
5 31 (18.13%) Information Retrieval
5 31 (18.13%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 30 (17.54%) Data Modelling
7 29 (16.96%) Data Analysis
8 28 (16.37%) Business Analysis
9 21 (12.28%) Data Analytics
10 20 (11.70%) Big Data Analytics
11 18 (10.53%) Statistical Analysis
11 18 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (10.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 113 (66.08%) Java
2 73 (42.69%) R
3 62 (36.26%) MATLAB
4 60 (35.09%) Python
5 57 (33.33%) C++
6 48 (28.07%) SQL
7 39 (22.81%) Scala
8 37 (21.64%) C#
9 15 (8.77%) Clojure
9 15 (8.77%) Ruby
10 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.17%) XQuery
11 2 (1.17%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.58%) Haskell
12 1 (0.58%) Perl
12 1 (0.58%) VC++
12 1 (0.58%) C
12 1 (0.58%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 92 (53.80%) Degree
2 7 (4.09%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.17%) MBA
4 1 (0.58%) PMP
4 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) IAS 39
1 3 (1.75%) Basel III
2 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.92%) XenApp
2 5 (2.92%) XenServer
2 5 (2.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (3.51%) VMware
2 5 (2.92%) IronPort
2 5 (2.92%) Polycom
2 5 (2.92%) Veeam
2 5 (2.92%) Cisco
2 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.92%) HP
2 5 (2.92%) EMC
2 5 (2.92%) Citrix
2 5 (2.92%) Juniper
3 3 (1.75%) Oracle
4 2 (1.17%) Intel
5 1 (0.58%) Sybase
5 1 (0.58%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.58%) Telerik
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago