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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 202 245 230
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -15
Permanent jobs citing PhD 45 68 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.68% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 2.87% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45 63 93
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
1364 2369 3042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.99% 23.78% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 2044 2491
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 58 (59.79%) Machine Learning
2 55 (56.70%) Computer Science
3 53 (54.64%) Python
4 51 (52.58%) Degree
5 40 (41.24%) Java
6 38 (39.18%) Analytics
7 36 (37.11%) Big Data
7 36 (37.11%) Algorithms
8 34 (35.05%) Statistics
9 29 (29.90%) Data Mining
9 29 (29.90%) Finance
10 28 (28.87%) Mathematics
11 27 (27.84%) C++
11 27 (27.84%) Visualisation
12 25 (25.77%) Hadoop
13 24 (24.74%) R
14 22 (22.68%) MATLAB
15 21 (21.65%) Marketing
16 20 (20.62%) Software Engineering
17 17 (17.53%) NumPy
18 16 (16.49%) Apache Spark
18 16 (16.49%) SQL
19 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
19 15 (15.46%) Deep Learning
20 14 (14.43%) Apache Hive
21 13 (13.40%) Data Analytics
21 13 (13.40%) Matplotlib
21 13 (13.40%) Natural Language Processing
21 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
22 12 (12.37%) JavaScript

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 (16.49%) Apache Spark
2 7 (7.22%) Apache Pig
3 6 (6.19%) SAS
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) GitHub
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) Broadband
1 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (37.11%) Big Data
2 29 (29.90%) Data Mining
3 25 (25.77%) Hadoop
4 15 (15.46%) NoSQL
5 14 (14.43%) Apache Hive
6 7 (7.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
9 3 (3.09%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.09%) MongoDB
9 3 (3.09%) QlikView
9 3 (3.09%) SAP HANA
10 2 (2.06%) Impala
10 2 (2.06%) MySQL
11 1 (1.03%) HBase
11 1 (1.03%) KDB
11 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.03%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.12%) GDB
2 4 (4.12%) Valgrind
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 21 (21.65%) Marketing
3 8 (8.25%) Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Advertising
5 4 (4.12%) Front Office
5 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Back Office
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Games
7 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Data Scientist
1 27 (27.84%) Developer
2 19 (19.59%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.40%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
4 8 (8.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (7.22%) Senior Data Scientist
5 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Machine Learning Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Analytics Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Data Analytics Manager
7 5 (5.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Architect
9 3 (3.09%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) NumPy
2 13 (13.40%) Matplotlib
2 13 (13.40%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (9.28%) Ajax
3 9 (9.28%) CSS
3 9 (9.28%) HTML
3 9 (9.28%) OpenCL
3 9 (9.28%) Spring
3 9 (9.28%) TensorFlow
3 9 (9.28%) Theano
4 8 (8.25%) GWT
4 8 (8.25%) scikit-learn
5 7 (7.22%) Pandas
6 5 (5.15%) SciPy
7 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.12%) Django
7 4 (4.12%) Middleware
8 3 (3.09%) Kafka
8 3 (3.09%) Pyramid
9 2 (2.06%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (56.70%) Computer Science
2 36 (37.11%) Algorithms
3 34 (35.05%) Statistics
4 28 (28.87%) Mathematics
5 27 (27.84%) Visualisation
6 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (12.37%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (12.37%) Neural Network
8 10 (10.31%) Clustering
9 9 (9.28%) CUDA
10 8 (8.25%) Ontologies
10 8 (8.25%) Xbox
11 6 (6.19%) Physics
12 5 (5.15%) Credit Risk
13 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
13 3 (3.09%) Informatics
13 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
14 1 (1.03%) Fintech
14 1 (1.03%) Fixed Income
14 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Linux
2 2 (2.06%) Unix
2 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (59.79%) Machine Learning
2 38 (39.18%) Analytics
3 20 (20.62%) Software Engineering
4 15 (15.46%) Deep Learning
5 13 (13.40%) Data Analytics
6 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.28%) Multithreading
7 9 (9.28%) OO
8 7 (7.22%) MapReduce
9 6 (6.19%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (5.15%) Behavioural Targeting
10 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.15%) ETL
10 5 (5.15%) Functional Programming
10 5 (5.15%) Information Retrieval
10 5 (5.15%) Knowledge Discovery
10 5 (5.15%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (5.15%) Quantitative Finance
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.64%) Python
2 40 (41.24%) Java
3 27 (27.84%) C++
4 24 (24.74%) R
5 22 (22.68%) MATLAB
6 16 (16.49%) SQL
7 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
8 11 (11.34%) Scala
9 4 (4.12%) C
9 4 (4.12%) Perl
9 4 (4.12%) Ruby
10 1 (1.03%) C#
10 1 (1.03%) Erlang
10 1 (1.03%) Julia
10 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (52.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) MBA
3 1 (1.03%) CISA
3 1 (1.03%) CISM
3 1 (1.03%) CISSP
3 1 (1.03%) GIAC
3 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Cloudera
2 4 (4.12%) Hortonworks
3 3 (3.09%) MapR
3 3 (3.09%) SAP
3 3 (3.09%) Tableau
3 3 (3.09%) Vertica
4 2 (2.06%) Netezza
4 2 (2.06%) Teradata
5 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.03%) Facebook
5 1 (1.03%) Google
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