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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 192 272 268
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 66 46 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.99% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.76% 1.76% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 52
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £34,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
1756 2618 2627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.30% 25.15% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 2258 2233
Average salary £55,000 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 72 (57.60%) Java
2 61 (48.80%) Python
3 52 (41.60%) Mathematics
4 51 (40.80%) Machine Learning
5 50 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 50 (40.00%) Degree
6 47 (37.60%) C++
7 36 (28.80%) Big Data
7 36 (28.80%) Low Latency
8 32 (25.60%) SQL
9 31 (24.80%) Analytics
10 30 (24.00%) R
10 30 (24.00%) Linux
11 28 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 22 (17.60%) C#
13 22 (17.60%) Algorithms
14 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
14 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (15.20%) Functional Programming
16 18 (14.40%) HTML
16 18 (14.40%) Finance
16 18 (14.40%) Visualisation
17 17 (13.60%) Ajax
17 17 (13.60%) Statistics
17 17 (13.60%) CSS
18 16 (12.80%) Physics
19 15 (12.00%) Bloomberg
19 15 (12.00%) Google
20 14 (11.20%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (8.80%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.40%) Apache Pig
3 6 (4.80%) Apache
4 5 (4.00%) Node.js
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.80%) Confluence
6 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) SPSS
2 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.60%) Gephi
3 2 (1.60%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.80%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.60%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.80%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) GitHub
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) Broadband
1 7 (5.60%) HTTP
2 6 (4.80%) Network Security
3 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.80%) Big Data
2 14 (11.20%) Hadoop
3 13 (10.40%) Data Mining
4 12 (9.60%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.20%) Apache Hive
6 8 (6.40%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (4.80%) KDB
7 6 (4.80%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.20%) Neo4j
8 4 (3.20%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.40%) MySQL
9 3 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.60%) Tick Data
11 1 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.20%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.40%) Mercurial
3 3 (2.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.80%) JIRA
General
1 18 (14.40%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.60%) Banking
3 7 (5.60%) Marketing
4 6 (4.80%) Front Office
5 4 (3.20%) Games
5 4 (3.20%) Publishing
6 3 (2.40%) Electronics
6 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Advertising
7 1 (0.80%) Billing
7 1 (0.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (37.60%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Data Scientist
3 19 (15.20%) Programmer
4 18 (14.40%) Java Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Python Developer
5 13 (10.40%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Quantitative Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Graduate
10 6 (4.80%) Big Data Consultant
10 6 (4.80%) Data Consultant
10 6 (4.80%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 5 (4.00%) Qualitative Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Quantitative Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Data Scientist
12 4 (3.20%) Data Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) Graduate Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.40%) HTML
2 17 (13.60%) Ajax
2 17 (13.60%) CSS
3 11 (8.80%) GWT
3 11 (8.80%) Middleware
4 8 (6.40%) D3.js
5 7 (5.60%) AngularJS
5 7 (5.60%) XML
6 6 (4.80%) jQuery
6 6 (4.80%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (4.80%) REST
6 6 (4.80%) scikit-learn
7 4 (3.20%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (3.20%) Spring
7 4 (3.20%) Spring XD
8 3 (2.40%) Django
8 3 (2.40%) KML
8 3 (2.40%) Pyramid
9 2 (1.60%) Apache Flex
9 2 (1.60%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 52 (41.60%) Mathematics
2 50 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 28 (22.40%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (17.60%) Algorithms
5 18 (14.40%) Visualisation
6 17 (13.60%) Statistics
7 16 (12.80%) Physics
8 11 (8.80%) Fixed Income
8 11 (8.80%) Xbox
9 9 (7.20%) Fintech
9 9 (7.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (4.80%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (4.00%) Data Structures
11 5 (4.00%) Hedge funds
12 4 (3.20%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (3.20%) Equities
12 4 (3.20%) Life Science
13 2 (1.60%) Informatics
13 2 (1.60%) NHS
13 2 (1.60%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.00%) Linux
2 9 (7.20%) Unix
2 9 (7.20%) Windows
3 6 (4.80%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.80%) Android
4 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.80%) Machine Learning
2 36 (28.80%) Low Latency
3 31 (24.80%) Analytics
4 25 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (15.20%) Functional Programming
7 14 (11.20%) OO
7 14 (11.20%) Proprietary Trading
8 11 (8.80%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.20%) Web Development
10 8 (6.40%) Algorithmic Trading
10 8 (6.40%) Econometrics
11 7 (5.60%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (5.60%) ETL
11 7 (5.60%) Multithreading
12 6 (4.80%) Statistical Modelling
13 5 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.00%) Deep Learning
13 5 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
13 5 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 72 (57.60%) Java
2 61 (48.80%) Python
3 47 (37.60%) C++
4 32 (25.60%) SQL
5 30 (24.00%) R
6 22 (17.60%) C#
7 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.20%) Erlang
9 13 (10.40%) MATLAB
10 10 (8.00%) Ruby
11 8 (6.40%) Scala
12 7 (5.60%) Perl
13 6 (4.80%) Shell Script
14 4 (3.20%) C
14 4 (3.20%) VBA
15 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.00%) Bloomberg
1 15 (12.00%) Google
2 14 (11.20%) Facebook
3 8 (6.40%) Cloudera
4 7 (5.60%) Greenplum
4 7 (5.60%) Hortonworks
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle
6 4 (3.20%) MuleSoft
6 4 (3.20%) Talend
7 3 (2.40%) ESRI
7 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.40%) SAP
8 2 (1.60%) i2
8 2 (1.60%) ION Trading
8 2 (1.60%) Solace
9 1 (0.80%) Apple
9 1 (0.80%) Calypso
9 1 (0.80%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.80%) Murex
9 1 (0.80%) Netezza
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