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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 221 237 257
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +20
Permanent jobs citing PhD 41 83 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.81% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 3.34% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 90
Median salary £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,750 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,500 £93,250 £85,500
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
1483 2483 3264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.20% 24.38% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1313 2132 2734
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £79,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 70 (60.87%) Python
2 61 (53.04%) Java
3 54 (46.96%) Machine Learning
4 52 (45.22%) Computer Science
5 48 (41.74%) Analytics
6 45 (39.13%) Degree
7 42 (36.52%) R
8 38 (33.04%) C++
9 37 (32.17%) Big Data
10 36 (31.30%) Finance
11 35 (30.43%) SQL
11 35 (30.43%) Algorithms
12 33 (28.70%) MATLAB
12 33 (28.70%) Visualisation
13 28 (24.35%) Mathematics
14 26 (22.61%) Statistics
15 23 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (19.13%) Data Mining
17 21 (18.26%) Hadoop
18 18 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (15.65%) Middleware
19 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (14.78%) Software Engineering
20 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
20 16 (13.91%) Data Warehouse
20 16 (13.91%) Linux
20 16 (13.91%) Natural Language Processing
20 16 (13.91%) Apache Hive
20 16 (13.91%) Apache Spark
21 15 (13.04%) NoSQL

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 (13.91%) Apache Spark
2 9 (7.83%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.48%) SAS
4 3 (2.61%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.74%) MS Office
4 2 (1.74%) SPSS
5 1 (0.87%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) ION MarketView
1 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) GitHub
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.30%) Broadband
2 4 (3.48%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.74%) HTTP
3 2 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (32.17%) Big Data
2 22 (19.13%) Data Mining
3 21 (18.26%) Hadoop
4 16 (13.91%) Apache Hive
4 16 (13.91%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (13.04%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.09%) MongoDB
6 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.35%) HAWQ
8 5 (4.35%) Neo4j
8 5 (4.35%) Pentaho
9 3 (2.61%) KDB
10 2 (1.74%) Impala
10 2 (1.74%) QlikView
11 1 (0.87%) HBase
11 1 (0.87%) MySQL
11 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.87%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (3.48%) GDB
3 4 (3.48%) Valgrind
4 3 (2.61%) Subversion
5 2 (1.74%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.87%) JIRA
6 1 (0.87%) JUnit
6 1 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 36 (31.30%) Finance
2 15 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.96%) Banking
3 8 (6.96%) Marketing
4 5 (4.35%) Advertising
5 4 (3.48%) Front Office
6 2 (1.74%) Electronics
6 2 (1.74%) Games
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Retail
7 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (24.35%) Developer
2 20 (17.39%) Data Scientist
3 17 (14.78%) Java Developer
4 10 (8.70%) Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) DevOps Network Planner
5 8 (6.96%) Machine Learning Developer
5 8 (6.96%) Network Planner
5 8 (6.96%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Consultant
6 7 (6.09%) Qualitative Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) Quantitative Analyst
6 7 (6.09%) Senior Data Scientist
6 7 (6.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Programmer
8 5 (4.35%) Graduate
8 5 (4.35%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Graduate Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (4.35%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 5 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) Middleware
2 16 (13.91%) Natural Language Processing
3 11 (9.57%) Spring
4 10 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 9 (7.83%) HTML
6 8 (6.96%) Ajax
6 8 (6.96%) CSS
6 8 (6.96%) Django
6 8 (6.96%) Matplotlib
6 8 (6.96%) NumPy
6 8 (6.96%) Pyramid
7 6 (5.22%) GWT
8 5 (4.35%) Node.js
8 5 (4.35%) Spring XD
8 5 (4.35%) Theano
8 5 (4.35%) XML
9 4 (3.48%) OpenCL
9 4 (3.48%) Pandas
9 4 (3.48%) SciPy
9 4 (3.48%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 52 (45.22%) Computer Science
2 35 (30.43%) Algorithms
3 33 (28.70%) Visualisation
4 28 (24.35%) Mathematics
5 26 (22.61%) Statistics
6 23 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (8.70%) Physics
8 9 (7.83%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (7.83%) Clustering
9 8 (6.96%) Ontologies
10 7 (6.09%) Fixed Income
11 6 (5.22%) Xbox
12 5 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (4.35%) Neural Network
13 4 (3.48%) CUDA
14 3 (2.61%) Credit Risk
14 3 (2.61%) Informatics
14 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
15 2 (1.74%) Applied Mathematics
15 2 (1.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Linux
2 6 (5.22%) Unix
3 4 (3.48%) Windows
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.87%) Android
5 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.96%) Machine Learning
2 48 (41.74%) Analytics
3 18 (15.65%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.78%) Software Engineering
5 12 (10.43%) Deep Learning
5 12 (10.43%) Low Latency
5 12 (10.43%) Multithreading
6 10 (8.70%) Web Development
7 9 (7.83%) ETL
7 9 (7.83%) Functional Programming
7 9 (7.83%) Quantitative Finance
8 8 (6.96%) Data Analytics
8 8 (6.96%) DevOps
9 7 (6.09%) Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (6.09%) OO
10 6 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.22%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.22%) Data Visualisation
11 5 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 70 (60.87%) Python
2 61 (53.04%) Java
3 42 (36.52%) R
4 38 (33.04%) C++
5 35 (30.43%) SQL
6 33 (28.70%) MATLAB
7 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
8 15 (13.04%) Scala
9 14 (12.17%) Ruby
10 13 (11.30%) Perl
11 8 (6.96%) C#
12 6 (5.22%) C
12 6 (5.22%) VBA
13 3 (2.61%) Erlang
14 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.87%) Julia
15 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (39.13%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) MBA
3 2 (1.74%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.87%) CISA
4 1 (0.87%) CISM
4 1 (0.87%) CISSP
4 1 (0.87%) GIAC
4 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Cloudera
2 5 (4.35%) Greenplum
2 5 (4.35%) Hortonworks
2 5 (4.35%) MuleSoft
2 5 (4.35%) Talend
3 4 (3.48%) Bloomberg
3 4 (3.48%) Google
4 3 (2.61%) Facebook
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.61%) Netezza
4 3 (2.61%) Oracle
5 2 (1.74%) ION Trading
5 2 (1.74%) SAP
5 2 (1.74%) Solace
5 2 (1.74%) Tableau
5 2 (1.74%) Teradata
6 1 (0.87%) Apple
6 1 (0.87%) Calypso
6 1 (0.87%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.87%) Murex
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