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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 270 247 280
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 44 79 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.68% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 2.88% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 42 72 42
Average salary £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £69,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2625 2746 2939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.38% 23.69% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 2334 2627
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 80 (64.52%) Java
2 65 (52.42%) Degree
3 53 (42.74%) Software Engineering
4 50 (40.32%) Computer Science
5 45 (36.29%) Mathematics
6 42 (33.87%) Python
6 42 (33.87%) Finance
7 40 (32.26%) Analytics
8 35 (28.23%) C++
8 35 (28.23%) R
9 32 (25.81%) Algorithms
10 28 (22.58%) C#
10 28 (22.58%) SQL
11 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (21.77%) Hadoop
12 26 (20.97%) Big Data
13 25 (20.16%) Statistics
14 24 (19.35%) MATLAB
14 24 (19.35%) Physics
15 22 (17.74%) Visualisation
16 21 (16.94%) .NET
17 20 (16.13%) Linux
18 16 (12.90%) Windows
18 16 (12.90%) Data Mining
18 16 (12.90%) SAS
18 16 (12.90%) Economics
18 16 (12.90%) Applied Mathematics
19 15 (12.10%) SPSS
19 15 (12.10%) Data Analysis
19 15 (12.10%) Cluster Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 16 (12.90%) SAS
2 13 (10.48%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (4.03%) Lync
4 3 (2.42%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (12.10%) SPSS
2 13 (10.48%) CPLEX
3 5 (4.03%) MS Office
4 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.03%) VoIP
1 5 (4.03%) DHCP
1 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
1 5 (4.03%) VPN
1 5 (4.03%) DNS
1 5 (4.03%) SAN
1 5 (4.03%) Firewall
1 5 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.77%) Hadoop
2 26 (20.97%) Big Data
3 16 (12.90%) Data Mining
4 14 (11.29%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.06%) Mahout
6 3 (2.42%) MySQL
7 2 (1.61%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.61%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.81%) QlikView
8 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) JUnit
2 3 (2.42%) Grunt
3 1 (0.81%) Subversion
3 1 (0.81%) Maven
3 1 (0.81%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.81%) Moq
3 1 (0.81%) Robotium
General
1 42 (33.87%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Retail
3 9 (7.26%) Front Office
4 6 (4.84%) Back Office
5 4 (3.23%) Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Marketing
6 2 (1.61%) French Language
6 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (52.42%) Developer
2 30 (24.19%) Data Scientist
3 28 (22.58%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.71%) Senior Developer
4 17 (13.71%) Graduate
5 14 (11.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (10.48%) Graduate Developer
6 13 (10.48%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.87%) Statistician
8 10 (8.06%) Junior
8 10 (8.06%) Research Scientist
8 10 (8.06%) Research Engineer
9 9 (7.26%) Junior Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Python Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Graduate Software Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.45%) C++ Developer
10 8 (6.45%) Junior C++ Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Graduate Java Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.94%) .NET
2 10 (8.06%) Cascading
3 8 (6.45%) D3.js
4 6 (4.84%) Highcharts JS
4 6 (4.84%) SciPy
4 6 (4.84%) NumPy
4 6 (4.84%) Matplotlib
4 6 (4.84%) Pandas
4 6 (4.84%) Web Services
5 5 (4.03%) jQuery
6 4 (3.23%) HTML
6 4 (3.23%) HTML5
6 4 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (2.42%) REST
7 3 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.42%) Java SE
7 3 (2.42%) JSON
7 3 (2.42%) XML
8 2 (1.61%) XSLT
8 2 (1.61%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 50 (40.32%) Computer Science
2 45 (36.29%) Mathematics
3 32 (25.81%) Algorithms
4 25 (20.16%) Statistics
5 24 (19.35%) Physics
6 22 (17.74%) Visualisation
7 16 (12.90%) Applied Mathematics
7 16 (12.90%) Economics
8 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (10.48%) Digital Media
9 13 (10.48%) Neural Network
10 12 (9.68%) Artificial Intelligence
10 12 (9.68%) Informatics
11 11 (8.87%) Chemistry
11 11 (8.87%) Psychology
12 8 (6.45%) Hedge funds
13 7 (5.65%) Derivative
14 4 (3.23%) Credit Risk
15 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
16 2 (1.61%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.13%) Linux
2 16 (12.90%) Windows
3 5 (4.03%) Windows 8
3 5 (4.03%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.42%) Android
4 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (42.74%) Software Engineering
2 40 (32.26%) Analytics
3 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.10%) Data Analysis
4 15 (12.10%) Cluster Analysis
5 14 (11.29%) Predictive Modelling
5 14 (11.29%) BDD
5 14 (11.29%) TDD
5 14 (11.29%) Econometrics
6 13 (10.48%) Scrum
6 13 (10.48%) OO
6 13 (10.48%) Data Modelling
6 13 (10.48%) Business Analysis
6 13 (10.48%) Statistical Analysis
6 13 (10.48%) Web Development
6 13 (10.48%) Machine Learning
6 13 (10.48%) Logistic Regression
6 13 (10.48%) Monte Carlo Method
6 13 (10.48%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 13 (10.48%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 80 (64.52%) Java
2 42 (33.87%) Python
3 35 (28.23%) R
3 35 (28.23%) C++
4 28 (22.58%) C#
4 28 (22.58%) SQL
5 24 (19.35%) MATLAB
6 12 (9.68%) Ruby
6 12 (9.68%) Scala
7 11 (8.87%) Clojure
7 11 (8.87%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.42%) XQuery
9 2 (1.61%) SPARQL
10 1 (0.81%) VC++
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 65 (52.42%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) Postgraduate
2 4 (3.23%) MBA
3 1 (0.81%) PMP
3 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
1 2 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.81%) IAS 39
2 1 (0.81%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.03%) XenApp
2 5 (4.03%) XenServer
2 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (4.84%) VMware
2 5 (4.03%) IronPort
2 5 (4.03%) Polycom
2 5 (4.03%) Veeam
2 5 (4.03%) Cisco
2 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.03%) HP
2 5 (4.03%) EMC
2 5 (4.03%) Citrix
2 5 (4.03%) Juniper
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle
4 2 (1.61%) Intel
4 2 (1.61%) Tableau
5 1 (0.81%) Talend
5 1 (0.81%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.81%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.81%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.81%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.81%) Telerik
5 1 (0.81%) i2
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