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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 237 264 267
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Permanent jobs citing PhD 88 68 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 2.60% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79 65 74
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £74,000 £86,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +9.74%
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
2945 2611 3151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.40% 21.99% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2430 2297 2819
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 12 September 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 12 September 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.

1 122 (67.03%) Java
2 103 (56.59%) Mathematics
3 86 (47.25%) Degree
4 83 (45.60%) Computer Science
5 79 (43.41%) R
6 76 (41.76%) Hadoop
7 75 (41.21%) Analytics
8 67 (36.81%) MATLAB
9 62 (34.07%) C++
9 62 (34.07%) Python
10 57 (31.32%) Finance
10 57 (31.32%) Physics
11 53 (29.12%) Big Data
11 53 (29.12%) SQL
12 48 (26.37%) MapReduce
12 48 (26.37%) Statistics
13 47 (25.82%) Scala
14 44 (24.18%) Software Engineering
15 40 (21.98%) Visualisation
15 40 (21.98%) Information Retrieval
16 39 (21.43%) Cascading
16 39 (21.43%) Mahout
17 36 (19.78%) Economics
17 36 (19.78%) Applied Mathematics
17 36 (19.78%) Data Mining
18 34 (18.68%) C#
19 33 (18.13%) Cluster Analysis
20 30 (16.48%) Data Modelling
20 30 (16.48%) SAS
21 29 (15.93%) Logistic Regression

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 30 (16.48%) SAS
2 14 (7.69%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.75%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.65%) Lync
4 3 (1.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) Tornado
Applications
1 29 (15.93%) CPLEX
2 25 (13.74%) SPSS
3 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.65%) MS Office
5 1 (0.55%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) VoIP
1 3 (1.65%) DHCP
1 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.65%) VPN
1 3 (1.65%) DNS
1 3 (1.65%) SAN
1 3 (1.65%) Firewall
1 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (41.76%) Hadoop
2 53 (29.12%) Big Data
3 39 (21.43%) Mahout
4 36 (19.78%) Data Mining
5 25 (13.74%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.30%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.10%) MySQL
8 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.55%) OLAP
9 1 (0.55%) DTS
9 1 (0.55%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) JUnit
2 3 (1.65%) Grunt
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) Robotium
General
1 57 (31.32%) Finance
2 25 (13.74%) Retail
3 21 (11.54%) Marketing
4 14 (7.69%) Front Office
5 11 (6.04%) Banking
6 4 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.20%) Advertising
7 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.65%) French Language
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (41.76%) Data Scientist
2 64 (35.16%) Developer
3 39 (21.43%) Statistician
4 38 (20.88%) Research Engineer
5 25 (13.74%) Java Developer
6 18 (9.89%) Software Developer
7 16 (8.79%) Graduate
8 12 (6.59%) Research Scientist
9 11 (6.04%) Graduate Developer
9 11 (6.04%) Analyst
10 10 (5.49%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.40%) C++ Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Quantitative Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Graduate Software Developer
12 7 (3.85%) Quantitative Analyst
13 6 (3.30%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.30%) Junior
13 6 (3.30%) Web Engineer
13 6 (3.30%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (21.43%) Cascading
2 17 (9.34%) .NET
3 9 (4.95%) HTML
3 9 (4.95%) HTML5
4 8 (4.40%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (3.30%) CSS3
5 6 (3.30%) D3.js
5 6 (3.30%) CSS
6 5 (2.75%) Web Services
6 5 (2.75%) XML
6 5 (2.75%) Java SE
6 5 (2.75%) jQuery
7 3 (1.65%) REST
7 3 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.65%) JSON
7 3 (1.65%) XSLT
8 2 (1.10%) J2EE
8 2 (1.10%) LINQ
8 2 (1.10%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 103 (56.59%) Mathematics
2 83 (45.60%) Computer Science
3 57 (31.32%) Physics
4 48 (26.37%) Statistics
5 40 (21.98%) Visualisation
6 36 (19.78%) Applied Mathematics
6 36 (19.78%) Economics
7 25 (13.74%) Neural Network
7 25 (13.74%) Digital Media
8 18 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (5.49%) Derivative
10 9 (4.95%) Artificial Intelligence
10 9 (4.95%) Hedge funds
11 8 (4.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (4.40%) Chemistry
11 8 (4.40%) Psychology
11 8 (4.40%) Informatics
12 7 (3.85%) Credit Risk
13 4 (2.20%) Market Risk
13 4 (2.20%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.24%) Linux
2 8 (4.40%) UNIX
2 8 (4.40%) Windows
3 3 (1.65%) Windows XP
3 3 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.65%) Android
3 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (41.21%) Analytics
2 48 (26.37%) MapReduce
3 44 (24.18%) Software Engineering
4 40 (21.98%) Information Retrieval
5 33 (18.13%) Cluster Analysis
6 30 (16.48%) Data Modelling
7 29 (15.93%) Logistic Regression
7 29 (15.93%) Predictive Modelling
7 29 (15.93%) Structural Equation Modelling
7 29 (15.93%) Bayesian Methods
7 29 (15.93%) Time Series Analysis
7 29 (15.93%) Markov Chain
7 29 (15.93%) Factor Analysis
8 28 (15.38%) Data Analysis
9 27 (14.84%) Business Analysis
10 21 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (10.44%) Big Data Analytics
11 19 (10.44%) Digital Marketing
11 19 (10.44%) Data Analytics
12 16 (8.79%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 122 (67.03%) Java
2 79 (43.41%) R
3 67 (36.81%) MATLAB
4 62 (34.07%) Python
4 62 (34.07%) C++
5 53 (29.12%) SQL
6 47 (25.82%) Scala
7 34 (18.68%) C#
8 12 (6.59%) Clojure
8 12 (6.59%) Ruby
9 5 (2.75%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.10%) XQuery
10 2 (1.10%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.55%) Haskell
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) VC++
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 86 (47.25%) Degree
2 7 (3.85%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.65%) MBA
4 2 (1.10%) PMP
4 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) IAS 39
1 3 (1.65%) Basel III
2 2 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.65%) XenApp
1 3 (1.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (2.20%) Oracle
2 3 (1.65%) Cisco
2 3 (1.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.65%) HP
2 3 (1.65%) EMC
2 3 (1.65%) Citrix
2 3 (1.65%) Juniper
2 3 (1.65%) VMware
2 3 (1.65%) IronPort
2 3 (1.65%) Polycom
2 3 (1.65%) Veeam
3 2 (1.10%) Intel
4 1 (0.55%) IBM
4 1 (0.55%) Sybase
4 1 (0.55%) ION Trading
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