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

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
London / City of London
Rank 139 192 279
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +87
Permanent jobs citing PhD 98 60 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 0.94% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.09% 3.61% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 98 56 39
Median salary £110,000 £82,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £50,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £110,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

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
1212 1662 2544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.11% 26.01% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1095 1493 2204
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £106,250 £72,500 £80,850
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 96 (64.86%) Computer Science
2 91 (61.49%) Degree
3 81 (54.73%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (39.19%) Mentoring
5 57 (38.51%) Postgraduate
5 57 (38.51%) Advertising
6 48 (32.43%) Analytics
7 43 (29.05%) Big Data
8 42 (28.38%) Python
9 41 (27.70%) Machine Learning
10 37 (25.00%) Marketing
11 35 (23.65%) Java
12 34 (22.97%) Enterprise Architecture
12 34 (22.97%) Statistics
13 32 (21.62%) Information Security
13 32 (21.62%) Data Analytics
14 30 (20.27%) Software Engineering
14 30 (20.27%) Mathematics
15 28 (18.92%) Hadoop
16 26 (17.57%) SQL
17 25 (16.89%) C
18 24 (16.22%) Data Architecture
19 23 (15.54%) Algorithms
20 21 (14.19%) Finance
20 21 (14.19%) Front Office
21 20 (13.51%) Data Mining
21 20 (13.51%) NoSQL
22 18 (12.16%) Data Management
23 16 (10.81%) R
23 16 (10.81%) Apache Spark

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 (10.81%) Apache Spark
2 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.76%) Skype for Business
3 7 (4.73%) SAS
4 3 (2.03%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.35%) Apache
5 2 (1.35%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Office
2 3 (2.03%) Chatbot
3 2 (1.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.35%) SPSS
4 1 (0.68%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.78%) SaaS
1 13 (8.78%) Yammer
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.03%) GitHub
4 2 (1.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.76%) ADSL
1 10 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (6.76%) DHCP
1 10 (6.76%) DNS
1 10 (6.76%) DSL
1 10 (6.76%) Firewall
1 10 (6.76%) SAN
1 10 (6.76%) TCP/IP
1 10 (6.76%) VoIP
1 10 (6.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (29.05%) Big Data
2 28 (18.92%) Hadoop
3 20 (13.51%) Data Mining
3 20 (13.51%) NoSQL
4 15 (10.14%) Apache Hive
5 10 (6.76%) HAWQ
5 10 (6.76%) Sqoop
6 4 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.03%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.35%) MySQL
8 2 (1.35%) QlikView
9 1 (0.68%) KDB
9 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.68%) Spark SQL
General
1 57 (38.51%) Advertising
2 37 (25.00%) Marketing
3 21 (14.19%) Finance
3 21 (14.19%) Front Office
4 15 (10.14%) Back Office
5 4 (2.70%) Banking
5 4 (2.70%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (39.19%) Architect
2 44 (29.73%) Enterprise Architect
3 41 (27.70%) Data Scientist
4 28 (18.92%) Developer
5 18 (12.16%) Java Developer
6 16 (10.81%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 13 (8.78%) Enterprise Information Architect
7 13 (8.78%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 13 (8.78%) Information Architect
7 13 (8.78%) Information Security Architect
7 13 (8.78%) Platform Architect
7 13 (8.78%) Security Architect
7 13 (8.78%) Senior Data Scientist
7 13 (8.78%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Analytics Manager
8 11 (7.43%) Data Analytics Manager
8 11 (7.43%) Data Architect
8 11 (7.43%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (6.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
9 10 (6.76%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) scikit-learn
2 13 (8.78%) Kafka
2 13 (8.78%) NumPy
3 10 (6.76%) HTML
4 9 (6.08%) Pandas
5 8 (5.41%) Ajax
5 8 (5.41%) CSS
5 8 (5.41%) GWT
6 6 (4.05%) TensorFlow
7 5 (3.38%) SciPy
8 4 (2.70%) D3.js
8 4 (2.70%) Matplotlib
8 4 (2.70%) REST
8 4 (2.70%) Theano
8 4 (2.70%) XML
9 3 (2.03%) Celery
9 3 (2.03%) OpenCL
9 3 (2.03%) Spring
9 3 (2.03%) Torch
10 2 (1.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 96 (64.86%) Computer Science
2 81 (54.73%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (22.97%) Statistics
4 30 (20.27%) Mathematics
5 23 (15.54%) Algorithms
6 12 (8.11%) Visualisation
7 11 (7.43%) Physics
8 10 (6.76%) Driving Licence
9 9 (6.08%) Fintech
10 8 (5.41%) Neural Network
10 8 (5.41%) Xbox
11 7 (4.73%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (4.05%) Credit Risk
13 3 (2.03%) Clustering
13 3 (2.03%) CUDA
13 3 (2.03%) PMI
14 2 (1.35%) Equities
14 2 (1.35%) Market Risk
14 2 (1.35%) User Experience
15 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.11%) Windows
2 10 (6.76%) Windows 10
2 10 (6.76%) Windows Server
2 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (6.76%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.03%) Linux
4 2 (1.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (39.19%) Mentoring
2 48 (32.43%) Analytics
3 41 (27.70%) Machine Learning
4 34 (22.97%) Enterprise Architecture
5 32 (21.62%) Data Analytics
5 32 (21.62%) Information Security
6 30 (20.27%) Software Engineering
7 24 (16.22%) Data Architecture
8 18 (12.16%) Data Management
9 14 (9.46%) OO
10 13 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.78%) API Integration
10 13 (8.78%) CRM
10 13 (8.78%) Master Data Management
10 13 (8.78%) Security Architecture
11 12 (8.11%) MapReduce
12 11 (7.43%) Data Ingestion
12 11 (7.43%) Information Retrieval
12 11 (7.43%) Knowledge Discovery
12 11 (7.43%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.38%) Python
2 35 (23.65%) Java
3 26 (17.57%) SQL
4 25 (16.89%) C
5 16 (10.81%) R
6 14 (9.46%) C++
7 13 (8.78%) Scala
8 11 (7.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.73%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.68%) C#
10 1 (0.68%) Cython
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 91 (61.49%) Degree
2 57 (38.51%) Postgraduate
3 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (7.43%) Apache Flume
2 10 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.76%) HDFS
2 10 (6.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) Backup Exec
1 10 (6.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (8.78%) Oracle
2 10 (6.76%) Cisco
2 10 (6.76%) Citrix
2 10 (6.76%) EMC
2 10 (6.76%) HP
2 10 (6.76%) IronPort
2 10 (6.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.76%) Palo Alto
2 10 (6.76%) Polycom
2 10 (6.76%) Veeam
2 10 (6.76%) VMware
3 6 (4.05%) Tableau
4 5 (3.38%) Cloudera
4 5 (3.38%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.35%) MapR
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Vertica
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