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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
London / City of London
Rank 141 178 267
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +89
Permanent jobs citing PhD 90 78 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 1.15% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 4.38% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 90 70 53
Median salary £110,000 £70,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £117,750 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%

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
1225 1780 2610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.37% 26.15% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1112 1578 2203
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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.

1 111 (66.47%) Computer Science
2 95 (56.89%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (54.49%) Degree
4 70 (41.92%) Advertising
4 70 (41.92%) Mentoring
5 69 (41.32%) Postgraduate
6 50 (29.94%) Python
7 47 (28.14%) Big Data
8 45 (26.95%) Analytics
9 42 (25.15%) Java
10 40 (23.95%) Enterprise Architecture
11 35 (20.96%) C
11 35 (20.96%) Finance
11 35 (20.96%) Machine Learning
11 35 (20.96%) Mathematics
12 33 (19.76%) Information Security
12 33 (19.76%) Marketing
13 31 (18.56%) Front Office
13 31 (18.56%) Data Architecture
14 28 (16.77%) Data Analytics
15 27 (16.17%) NoSQL
15 27 (16.17%) Statistics
15 27 (16.17%) C++
16 24 (14.37%) SQL
16 24 (14.37%) Data Management
16 24 (14.37%) Hadoop
17 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
18 21 (12.57%) Apache Hive
19 20 (11.98%) Algorithms
20 19 (11.38%) Physics

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 (9.58%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (5.99%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.99%) Skype for Business
3 8 (4.79%) SAS
4 3 (1.80%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.20%) Apache
5 2 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.20%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 10 (5.99%) MS Office
2 5 (2.99%) SPSS
3 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.60%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.58%) SaaS
1 16 (9.58%) Yammer
2 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.99%) ADSL
1 10 (5.99%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (5.99%) DHCP
1 10 (5.99%) DNS
1 10 (5.99%) DSL
1 10 (5.99%) Firewall
1 10 (5.99%) SAN
1 10 (5.99%) TCP/IP
1 10 (5.99%) VoIP
1 10 (5.99%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (28.14%) Big Data
2 27 (16.17%) NoSQL
3 24 (14.37%) Hadoop
4 21 (12.57%) Apache Hive
5 16 (9.58%) HAWQ
5 16 (9.58%) Sqoop
6 15 (8.98%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.59%) KDB
8 5 (2.99%) Tick Data
9 3 (1.80%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.20%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.60%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.60%) MySQL
11 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.60%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.80%) JUnit
2 1 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 70 (41.92%) Advertising
2 35 (20.96%) Finance
3 33 (19.76%) Marketing
4 31 (18.56%) Front Office
5 16 (9.58%) Back Office
6 8 (4.79%) Banking
7 5 (2.99%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.40%) Games
9 2 (1.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (41.92%) Architect
2 54 (32.34%) Enterprise Architect
3 38 (22.75%) Developer
4 34 (20.36%) Data Scientist
5 18 (10.78%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.18%) Data Architect
7 16 (9.58%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 16 (9.58%) Platform Architect
8 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Information Architect
8 13 (7.78%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 13 (7.78%) Information Architect
8 13 (7.78%) Information Security Architect
8 13 (7.78%) Security Architect
9 12 (7.19%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.59%) Senior Data Scientist
11 10 (5.99%) IT Engineer
11 10 (5.99%) IT Support
11 10 (5.99%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (5.99%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (5.99%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.78%) Kafka
2 9 (5.39%) scikit-learn
3 8 (4.79%) HTML
4 7 (4.19%) NumPy
4 7 (4.19%) Pandas
5 6 (3.59%) Ajax
5 6 (3.59%) CSS
5 6 (3.59%) GWT
6 5 (2.99%) D3.js
7 4 (2.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (2.40%) REST
7 4 (2.40%) SciPy
7 4 (2.40%) STL
7 4 (2.40%) XML
8 3 (1.80%) Spring
8 3 (1.80%) TensorFlow
9 2 (1.20%) Bokeh
9 2 (1.20%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.20%) JSON
9 2 (1.20%) PyMC3
Miscellaneous
1 111 (66.47%) Computer Science
2 95 (56.89%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (11.98%) Algorithms
4 16 (9.58%) Fintech
5 10 (5.99%) Driving Licence
5 10 (5.99%) Hedge funds
6 8 (4.79%) Credit Risk
7 7 (4.19%) Grid Computing
7 7 (4.19%) Xbox
8 3 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.80%) Swaptions
9 2 (1.20%) Clustering
9 2 (1.20%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.20%) Equities
9 2 (1.20%) PMI
10 1 (0.60%) BBC
10 1 (0.60%) Blog
10 1 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.59%) Windows
2 10 (5.99%) Windows 10
2 10 (5.99%) Windows Server
2 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (5.99%) Windows XP
3 7 (4.19%) Unix
4 4 (2.40%) Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.92%) Mentoring
2 45 (26.95%) Analytics
3 40 (23.95%) Enterprise Architecture
4 35 (20.96%) Machine Learning
4 35 (20.96%) Mathematics
5 33 (19.76%) Information Security
6 31 (18.56%) Data Architecture
7 28 (16.77%) Data Analytics
8 27 (16.17%) Statistics
9 24 (14.37%) Data Management
10 22 (13.17%) Software Engineering
11 19 (11.38%) Physics
12 17 (10.18%) Data Ingestion
13 16 (9.58%) API Integration
13 16 (9.58%) CRM
13 16 (9.58%) Master Data Management
14 13 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (7.78%) Low Latency
14 13 (7.78%) Security Architecture
15 11 (6.59%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 50 (29.94%) Python
2 42 (25.15%) Java
3 35 (20.96%) C
4 27 (16.17%) C++
5 24 (14.37%) SQL
6 17 (10.18%) Scala
7 16 (9.58%) C#
7 16 (9.58%) R
8 9 (5.39%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.40%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) Cython
11 1 (0.60%) F#
11 1 (0.60%) Go
11 1 (0.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 91 (54.49%) Degree
2 69 (41.32%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (10.18%) Apache Flume
2 16 (9.58%) HDFS
3 10 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.99%) Backup Exec
1 10 (5.99%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (9.58%) Oracle
2 10 (5.99%) Cisco
2 10 (5.99%) Citrix
2 10 (5.99%) EMC
2 10 (5.99%) HP
2 10 (5.99%) IronPort
2 10 (5.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.99%) Palo Alto
2 10 (5.99%) Polycom
2 10 (5.99%) Veeam
2 10 (5.99%) VMware
3 4 (2.40%) Tableau
4 3 (1.80%) Cloudera
4 3 (1.80%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.60%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) MapR
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter
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