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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 263 259 269
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Permanent jobs citing PhD 47 55 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 2.13% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 51 43
Average salary £53,750 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.52% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £95,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
2574 2582 2848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.00% 24.90% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2241 2185 2535
Average salary £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 57 (54.81%) Degree
2 56 (53.85%) Java
3 46 (44.23%) Software Engineering
4 31 (29.81%) Python
5 30 (28.85%) Computer Science
6 28 (26.92%) Finance
7 27 (25.96%) Analytics
8 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (24.04%) Mathematics
9 23 (22.12%) C++
10 19 (18.27%) C#
10 19 (18.27%) Linux
10 19 (18.27%) R
11 17 (16.35%) Algorithms
12 16 (15.38%) SQL
12 16 (15.38%) Statistics
13 14 (13.46%) Hadoop
13 14 (13.46%) Visualisation
13 14 (13.46%) OO
13 14 (13.46%) Scrum
14 13 (12.50%) .NET
14 13 (12.50%) Windows
14 13 (12.50%) Big Data
14 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (10.58%) Web Development
16 10 (9.62%) Machine Learning
16 10 (9.62%) MATLAB
16 10 (9.62%) Data Mining
16 10 (9.62%) SAS
17 9 (8.65%) SPSS

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (9.62%) SAS
2 7 (6.73%) Apache Pig
3 5 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.81%) Lync
3 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.92%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) CMS
5 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.96%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (8.65%) SPSS
2 5 (4.81%) CPLEX
2 5 (4.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.81%) Firewall
2 5 (4.81%) VPN
2 5 (4.81%) DNS
2 5 (4.81%) SAN
2 5 (4.81%) VoIP
2 5 (4.81%) DHCP
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) Hadoop
2 13 (12.50%) Big Data
3 10 (9.62%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.88%) MySQL
6 3 (2.88%) Mahout
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.96%) QlikView
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Grunt
1 4 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (0.96%) Maven
2 1 (0.96%) Subversion
2 1 (0.96%) Moq
2 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.96%) Robotium
2 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
2 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 7 (6.73%) Front Office
3 6 (5.77%) Back Office
4 5 (4.81%) Retail
5 3 (2.88%) Marketing
6 2 (1.92%) Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.96%) French Language
7 1 (0.96%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (55.77%) Developer
2 26 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 19 (18.27%) Senior Developer
4 17 (16.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (15.38%) Data Scientist
6 12 (11.54%) Graduate
7 11 (10.58%) Junior
8 10 (9.62%) Junior C++ Developer
8 10 (9.62%) C++ Developer
8 10 (9.62%) Junior Developer
9 9 (8.65%) Graduate Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Software Engineer
10 8 (7.69%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Programme Manager
10 8 (7.69%) Python Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Graduate Software Developer
12 5 (4.81%) Support Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Support Technician
13 3 (2.88%) Statistician
13 3 (2.88%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (6.73%) D3.js
2 7 (6.73%) Pandas
3 6 (5.77%) Highcharts JS
3 6 (5.77%) Matplotlib
3 6 (5.77%) SciPy
3 6 (5.77%) NumPy
4 4 (3.85%) jQuery
4 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (3.85%) REST
4 4 (3.85%) HTML5
4 4 (3.85%) Web Services
4 4 (3.85%) HTML
5 3 (2.88%) Cascading
5 3 (2.88%) JSON
6 2 (1.92%) Java SE
6 2 (1.92%) Spring
6 2 (1.92%) Ajax
6 2 (1.92%) J2EE
7 1 (0.96%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 25 (24.04%) Mathematics
3 17 (16.35%) Algorithms
4 16 (15.38%) Statistics
5 14 (13.46%) Visualisation
6 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (8.65%) Physics
8 8 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
8 8 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (6.73%) Economics
9 7 (6.73%) Informatics
10 6 (5.77%) Psychology
10 6 (5.77%) Hedge funds
11 5 (4.81%) Derivative
11 5 (4.81%) Neural Network
11 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
11 5 (4.81%) Digital Media
11 5 (4.81%) Chemistry
12 3 (2.88%) Credit Risk
13 2 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.27%) Linux
2 13 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.81%) Windows 8
3 5 (4.81%) Android
4 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 27 (25.96%) Analytics
3 25 (24.04%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (13.46%) OO
4 14 (13.46%) Scrum
5 11 (10.58%) Web Development
6 10 (9.62%) Machine Learning
7 8 (7.69%) BDD
7 8 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 8 (7.69%) Econometrics
7 8 (7.69%) TDD
7 8 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.73%) Six Sigma
8 7 (6.73%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (6.73%) Refactoring
8 7 (6.73%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.73%) Performance Management
8 7 (6.73%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 56 (53.85%) Java
2 31 (29.81%) Python
3 23 (22.12%) C++
4 19 (18.27%) C#
4 19 (18.27%) R
5 16 (15.38%) SQL
6 10 (9.62%) MATLAB
7 8 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.77%) Ruby
9 5 (4.81%) Clojure
9 5 (4.81%) Scala
10 2 (1.92%) C
11 1 (0.96%) VBA
11 1 (0.96%) VC++
11 1 (0.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 57 (54.81%) Degree
2 8 (7.69%) MBA
3 3 (2.88%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) QA
1 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.81%) XenApp
2 5 (4.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
1 6 (5.77%) VMware
2 5 (4.81%) Cisco
2 5 (4.81%) HP
2 5 (4.81%) EMC
2 5 (4.81%) Juniper
2 5 (4.81%) Citrix
2 5 (4.81%) Veeam
2 5 (4.81%) Polycom
2 5 (4.81%) IronPort
3 3 (2.88%) Tableau
4 2 (1.92%) Intel
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle
5 1 (0.96%) i2
5 1 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.96%) ESRI
5 1 (0.96%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.96%) Telerik
5 1 (0.96%) Talend
5 1 (0.96%) Hortonworks
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