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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 240 268 263
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing PhD 68 71 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.57% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% 2.36% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 63 52
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £36,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
2678 3008 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.70% 24.04% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2246 2565 2570
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,500
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 1 May 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in the City of London

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 60 (52.17%) Degree
2 52 (45.22%) Software Engineering
3 50 (43.48%) Java
4 44 (38.26%) Analytics
5 41 (35.65%) Computer Science
5 41 (35.65%) Python
6 29 (25.22%) SQL
6 29 (25.22%) Mathematics
7 27 (23.48%) R
7 27 (23.48%) C++
8 25 (21.74%) Linux
8 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (19.13%) Finance
10 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (18.26%) C#
10 21 (18.26%) Visualisation
11 16 (13.91%) Big Data
12 15 (13.04%) Statistics
13 14 (12.17%) MATLAB
13 14 (12.17%) Front Office
14 13 (11.30%) Algorithms
14 13 (11.30%) Hadoop
15 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
15 12 (10.43%) MySQL
15 12 (10.43%) Oracle
16 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (9.57%) Data Mining
16 11 (9.57%) Refactoring
16 11 (9.57%) Physics
17 10 (8.70%) Machine Learning

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 10 (8.70%) SAS
2 4 (3.48%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.74%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.87%) CMS
4 1 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.87%) Node.js
4 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) SPSS
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) Broadband
2 1 (0.87%) SAN
2 1 (0.87%) DHCP
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) Big Data
2 13 (11.30%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.43%) MySQL
4 11 (9.57%) Data Mining
5 9 (7.83%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (6.09%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.48%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.74%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.87%) Mahout
10 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Subversion
2 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.87%) Grunt
3 1 (0.87%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 14 (12.17%) Front Office
3 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.22%) Wholesale Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Banking
5 5 (4.35%) Back Office
6 4 (3.48%) Marketing
7 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.74%) Games
8 1 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.87%) French Language
Job Titles
1 60 (52.17%) Developer
2 22 (19.13%) Java Developer
3 14 (12.17%) Data Scientist
4 13 (11.30%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) Senior Developer
4 13 (11.30%) Graduate
5 12 (10.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Junior
7 10 (8.70%) Junior Developer
8 9 (7.83%) C++ Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Programme Manager
9 8 (6.96%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.96%) Graduate Developer
10 7 (6.09%) Quantitative Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Data Consultant
11 6 (5.22%) Junior C++ Developer
11 6 (5.22%) Consultant
11 6 (5.22%) Python Developer
12 5 (4.35%) Analyst
12 5 (4.35%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) Middleware
1 9 (7.83%) Pandas
2 8 (6.96%) D3.js
3 7 (6.09%) .NET
4 6 (5.22%) NumPy
4 6 (5.22%) Ajax
5 5 (4.35%) CSS
5 5 (4.35%) HTML
5 5 (4.35%) Highcharts JS
5 5 (4.35%) Matplotlib
5 5 (4.35%) SciPy
6 4 (3.48%) jQuery
6 4 (3.48%) HTML5
6 4 (3.48%) scikit-learn
7 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.61%) XML
7 3 (2.61%) CSS3
7 3 (2.61%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.61%) RESTful
7 3 (2.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.65%) Computer Science
2 29 (25.22%) Mathematics
3 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (18.26%) Visualisation
5 15 (13.04%) Statistics
6 13 (11.30%) Algorithms
7 11 (9.57%) Physics
8 7 (6.09%) Derivative
8 7 (6.09%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (5.22%) Open Source
10 5 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (4.35%) Hedge funds
11 4 (3.48%) Informatics
11 4 (3.48%) User Experience
11 4 (3.48%) Data Structures
11 4 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (3.48%) Fixed Income
11 4 (3.48%) Economics
11 4 (3.48%) Artificial Intelligence
12 3 (2.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.74%) Linux
2 8 (6.96%) UNIX
3 7 (6.09%) Windows
4 6 (5.22%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Software Engineering
2 44 (38.26%) Analytics
3 21 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (9.57%) Refactoring
5 10 (8.70%) Machine Learning
6 9 (7.83%) Programme Management
6 9 (7.83%) Scrum
6 9 (7.83%) Network Planning
7 8 (6.96%) OO
8 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.09%) Six Sigma
8 7 (6.09%) Web Development
8 7 (6.09%) Performance Management
8 7 (6.09%) Kanban
9 6 (5.22%) Operations Research
9 6 (5.22%) Data Analytics
9 6 (5.22%) TDD
10 5 (4.35%) Validation
10 5 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (43.48%) Java
2 41 (35.65%) Python
3 29 (25.22%) SQL
4 27 (23.48%) R
4 27 (23.48%) C++
5 21 (18.26%) C#
6 14 (12.17%) MATLAB
7 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
8 10 (8.70%) VBA
8 10 (8.70%) Ruby
9 9 (7.83%) Perl
10 4 (3.48%) Scala
10 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.74%) C
12 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.87%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 60 (52.17%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) MBA
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) PMP
4 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.87%) RHCE
5 1 (0.87%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.87%) MCSE
5 1 (0.87%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.87%) NFS
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) OPNET
2 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.87%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Oracle
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Tableau
3 3 (2.61%) ESRI
3 3 (2.61%) Hortonworks
3 3 (2.61%) Cloudera
3 3 (2.61%) Greenplum
4 1 (0.87%) VMware
4 1 (0.87%) i2
4 1 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.87%) NetApp
4 1 (0.87%) Cisco
4 1 (0.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.87%) EMC
4 1 (0.87%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.87%) Talend
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus (50% - 100%)
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65 - £75 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £400 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago