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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 232 261 275
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +14
Permanent jobs citing PhD 70 81 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.64% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.77% 2.65% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 68 71 39
Average salary £58,750 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
2526 3062 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.17% 24.24% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2158 2592 2389
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 59 (46.83%) Degree
2 58 (46.03%) Java
3 54 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 45 (35.71%) Python
4 45 (35.71%) Computer Science
5 41 (32.54%) Analytics
6 36 (28.57%) SQL
7 35 (27.78%) C++
8 29 (23.02%) Linux
8 29 (23.02%) Mathematics
9 27 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (20.63%) R
10 26 (20.63%) Finance
11 25 (19.84%) C#
12 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (15.08%) Visualisation
14 17 (13.49%) Statistics
14 17 (13.49%) Oracle
15 16 (12.70%) MATLAB
15 16 (12.70%) Big Data
16 15 (11.90%) Algorithms
16 15 (11.90%) Physics
17 14 (11.11%) JavaScript
18 13 (10.32%) Front Office
18 13 (10.32%) MySQL
18 13 (10.32%) Refactoring
19 12 (9.52%) VBA
19 12 (9.52%) OO
19 12 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (8.73%) Broadband

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (7.94%) SAS
2 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) WordPress
3 1 (0.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) SPSS
2 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) Broadband
2 1 (0.79%) SAN
2 1 (0.79%) DHCP
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.70%) Big Data
2 13 (10.32%) MySQL
3 11 (8.73%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (8.73%) Hadoop
4 9 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 8 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.79%) QlikView
10 1 (0.79%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Subversion
2 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) Grunt
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 13 (10.32%) Front Office
3 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.56%) Banking
4 7 (5.56%) Wholesale Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.59%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 71 (56.35%) Developer
2 25 (19.84%) Java Developer
3 15 (11.90%) Data Scientist
4 14 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.73%) Junior
6 11 (8.73%) Graduate
6 11 (8.73%) C++ Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Junior Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Quantitative Developer
8 9 (7.14%) Programme Manager
9 7 (5.56%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Junior C++ Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Android Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Data Consultant
10 6 (4.76%) Consultant
11 5 (3.97%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.17%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) Middleware
2 8 (6.35%) Ajax
3 7 (5.56%) HTML
3 7 (5.56%) CSS
3 7 (5.56%) Pandas
4 6 (4.76%) D3.js
4 6 (4.76%) RESTful
4 6 (4.76%) Velocity
5 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.17%) scikit-learn
6 4 (3.17%) jQuery
6 4 (3.17%) HTML5
6 4 (3.17%) NumPy
6 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.17%) .NET
7 3 (2.38%) SciPy
7 3 (2.38%) GWT
7 3 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.38%) JSON
7 3 (2.38%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 45 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 29 (23.02%) Mathematics
3 27 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (15.08%) Visualisation
5 17 (13.49%) Statistics
6 15 (11.90%) Algorithms
6 15 (11.90%) Physics
7 9 (7.14%) Hedge funds
8 8 (6.35%) Derivative
9 7 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (5.56%) User Experience
10 6 (4.76%) Open Source
10 6 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (4.76%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (3.97%) Fixed Income
12 4 (3.17%) Informatics
12 4 (3.17%) Artificial Intelligence
13 3 (2.38%) Economics
13 3 (2.38%) Credit Risk
13 3 (2.38%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.02%) Linux
2 9 (7.14%) UNIX
2 9 (7.14%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 41 (32.54%) Analytics
3 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.32%) Refactoring
5 12 (9.52%) OO
5 12 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.73%) Network Planning
7 10 (7.94%) Machine Learning
8 9 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 8 (6.35%) Product Management
9 8 (6.35%) Scrum
10 7 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.56%) Six Sigma
10 7 (5.56%) Performance Management
10 7 (5.56%) Kanban
10 7 (5.56%) Mobile Development
10 7 (5.56%) Android Development
11 6 (4.76%) Data Analytics
11 6 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 6 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 58 (46.03%) Java
2 45 (35.71%) Python
3 36 (28.57%) SQL
4 35 (27.78%) C++
5 26 (20.63%) R
6 25 (19.84%) C#
7 16 (12.70%) MATLAB
8 14 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 12 (9.52%) VBA
10 11 (8.73%) Perl
10 11 (8.73%) Ruby
11 6 (4.76%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.17%) Scala
13 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (46.83%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) MBA
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.59%) PMP
4 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.79%) CCNA
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.79%) RHCE
5 1 (0.79%) MCSE
5 1 (0.79%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) NFS
1 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) OPNET
2 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Oracle
2 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.17%) Tableau
4 2 (1.59%) Hortonworks
4 2 (1.59%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.59%) Greenplum
4 2 (1.59%) ESRI
5 1 (0.79%) VMware
5 1 (0.79%) NetApp
5 1 (0.79%) EMC
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + package
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits and relocation
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Explore Group
Posted: 8 days ago