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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 261 241 277
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +36
Permanent jobs citing PhD 58 86 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.71% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 3.25% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 58 82 52
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,250 £74,750 £99,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2746 2646 3178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.63% 21.71% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2305 2302 2859
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in the City of London

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 113 (66.47%) Java
2 91 (53.53%) Mathematics
3 90 (52.94%) Degree
4 82 (48.24%) Algorithms
5 74 (43.53%) R
6 72 (42.35%) Computer Science
7 68 (40.00%) Hadoop
7 68 (40.00%) Analytics
8 63 (37.06%) MATLAB
9 59 (34.71%) Python
10 58 (34.12%) C++
11 57 (33.53%) Finance
12 53 (31.18%) Big Data
13 51 (30.00%) Physics
14 48 (28.24%) SQL
15 46 (27.06%) Statistics
16 44 (25.88%) Software Engineering
17 40 (23.53%) Visualisation
17 40 (23.53%) Scala
18 39 (22.94%) MapReduce
19 36 (21.18%) Economics
19 36 (21.18%) Applied Mathematics
19 36 (21.18%) C#
20 35 (20.59%) Cluster Analysis
21 34 (20.00%) Data Mining
22 33 (19.41%) Information Retrieval
22 33 (19.41%) Cascading
23 32 (18.82%) SAS
23 32 (18.82%) Mahout
24 31 (18.24%) Predictive Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 32 (18.82%) SAS
2 17 (10.00%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.94%) Lync
4 3 (1.76%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 31 (18.24%) CPLEX
2 27 (15.88%) SPSS
3 5 (2.94%) MS Office
4 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) VoIP
1 5 (2.94%) DHCP
1 5 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.94%) VPN
1 5 (2.94%) DNS
1 5 (2.94%) SAN
1 5 (2.94%) Firewall
1 5 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 53 (31.18%) Big Data
3 34 (20.00%) Data Mining
4 32 (18.82%) Mahout
5 27 (15.88%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.53%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.94%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.18%) MySQL
8 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.59%) OLAP
9 1 (0.59%) DTS
9 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.59%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.59%) QlikView
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) JUnit
2 3 (1.76%) Grunt
3 1 (0.59%) Subversion
3 1 (0.59%) Maven
3 1 (0.59%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.59%) Moq
3 1 (0.59%) Robotium
General
1 57 (33.53%) Finance
2 27 (15.88%) Retail
3 14 (8.24%) Marketing
4 13 (7.65%) Front Office
5 9 (5.29%) Banking
6 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.76%) Advertising
7 3 (1.76%) French Language
8 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 68 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 63 (37.06%) Developer
3 33 (19.41%) Statistician
4 32 (18.82%) Research Engineer
5 26 (15.29%) Java Developer
6 17 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 16 (9.41%) Graduate
8 13 (7.65%) Graduate Developer
9 12 (7.06%) Research Scientist
10 11 (6.47%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.29%) Analyst
11 9 (5.29%) Graduate Software Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Software Engineer
12 8 (4.71%) C++ Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Quantitative Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (4.12%) C# Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Junior
14 6 (3.53%) Quantitative Analyst
14 6 (3.53%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (19.41%) Cascading
2 20 (11.76%) .NET
3 9 (5.29%) HTML5
3 9 (5.29%) HTML
4 8 (4.71%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (3.53%) D3.js
5 6 (3.53%) CSS3
5 6 (3.53%) CSS
5 6 (3.53%) Web Services
6 5 (2.94%) jQuery
7 3 (1.76%) REST
7 3 (1.76%) XML
7 3 (1.76%) Java SE
7 3 (1.76%) JSON
7 3 (1.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.18%) J2EE
8 2 (1.18%) XSLT
8 2 (1.18%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 91 (53.53%) Mathematics
2 82 (48.24%) Algorithms
3 72 (42.35%) Computer Science
4 51 (30.00%) Physics
5 46 (27.06%) Statistics
6 40 (23.53%) Visualisation
7 36 (21.18%) Applied Mathematics
7 36 (21.18%) Economics
8 27 (15.88%) Neural Network
8 27 (15.88%) Digital Media
9 18 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (6.47%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (6.47%) Derivative
10 11 (6.47%) Chemistry
10 11 (6.47%) Psychology
10 11 (6.47%) Informatics
11 7 (4.12%) Hedge funds
11 7 (4.12%) Credit Risk
12 5 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (2.35%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.24%) Linux
2 10 (5.88%) Windows
3 5 (2.94%) UNIX
3 5 (2.94%) Windows 8
3 5 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 5 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.76%) Android
4 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.00%) Analytics
2 44 (25.88%) Software Engineering
3 39 (22.94%) MapReduce
4 35 (20.59%) Cluster Analysis
5 33 (19.41%) Information Retrieval
6 31 (18.24%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 31 (18.24%) Bayesian Methods
6 31 (18.24%) Time Series Analysis
6 31 (18.24%) Markov Chain
6 31 (18.24%) Factor Analysis
6 31 (18.24%) Logistic Regression
6 31 (18.24%) Predictive Modelling
7 30 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 29 (17.06%) Data Analysis
9 28 (16.47%) Business Analysis
10 19 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (11.18%) Data Analytics
10 19 (11.18%) Big Data Analytics
11 18 (10.59%) Statistical Analysis
11 18 (10.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 113 (66.47%) Java
2 74 (43.53%) R
3 63 (37.06%) MATLAB
4 59 (34.71%) Python
5 58 (34.12%) C++
6 48 (28.24%) SQL
7 40 (23.53%) Scala
8 36 (21.18%) C#
9 15 (8.82%) Clojure
9 15 (8.82%) Ruby
10 5 (2.94%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.18%) XQuery
11 2 (1.18%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.59%) Haskell
12 1 (0.59%) Perl
12 1 (0.59%) VC++
12 1 (0.59%) C
12 1 (0.59%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 90 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (4.12%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.18%) MBA
4 1 (0.59%) PMP
4 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) IAS 39
1 3 (1.76%) Basel III
2 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.94%) XenApp
2 5 (2.94%) XenServer
2 5 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (3.53%) VMware
2 5 (2.94%) IronPort
2 5 (2.94%) Polycom
2 5 (2.94%) Veeam
2 5 (2.94%) Cisco
2 5 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.94%) HP
2 5 (2.94%) EMC
2 5 (2.94%) Citrix
2 5 (2.94%) Juniper
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle
4 2 (1.18%) Intel
5 1 (0.59%) Sybase
5 1 (0.59%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.59%) Telerik
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