The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 229 273 240
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 111 54 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.90% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 2.03% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 96 46 83
Average salary £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3071 2656 3046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.01% 22.29% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2520 2342 2761
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
London

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 August 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 1 August 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.

1 128 (69.95%) Java
2 105 (57.38%) Mathematics
3 84 (45.90%) Degree
4 83 (45.36%) Analytics
5 78 (42.62%) R
6 77 (42.08%) Computer Science
7 76 (41.53%) Hadoop
8 67 (36.61%) MATLAB
8 67 (36.61%) C++
9 63 (34.43%) Python
10 59 (32.24%) Physics
11 58 (31.69%) Big Data
12 57 (31.15%) Finance
13 51 (27.87%) Statistics
14 50 (27.32%) SQL
15 47 (25.68%) Software Engineering
16 46 (25.14%) Scala
16 46 (25.14%) MapReduce
17 42 (22.95%) Data Mining
18 39 (21.31%) Visualisation
19 37 (20.22%) Mahout
20 35 (19.13%) Economics
20 35 (19.13%) Applied Mathematics
21 34 (18.58%) C#
22 32 (17.49%) Cluster Analysis
23 29 (15.85%) Data Modelling
24 28 (15.30%) SAS
24 28 (15.30%) CPLEX
24 28 (15.30%) Logistic Regression
24 28 (15.30%) Predictive Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 28 (15.30%) SAS
2 12 (6.56%) Apache Pig
3 6 (3.28%) Tornado
4 4 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (15.30%) CPLEX
2 24 (13.11%) SPSS
3 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (41.53%) Hadoop
2 58 (31.69%) Big Data
3 42 (22.95%) Data Mining
4 37 (20.22%) Mahout
5 24 (13.11%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.28%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.19%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.09%) MySQL
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.55%) Text Mining
9 1 (0.55%) OLAP
9 1 (0.55%) DTS
9 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 57 (31.15%) Finance
2 24 (13.11%) Marketing
2 24 (13.11%) Retail
3 16 (8.74%) Banking
3 16 (8.74%) Front Office
4 5 (2.73%) Games
5 4 (2.19%) Advertising
6 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.64%) French Language
7 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (40.44%) Data Scientist
2 69 (37.70%) Developer
3 37 (20.22%) Statistician
4 36 (19.67%) Research Engineer
5 28 (15.30%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.74%) Software Developer
7 14 (7.65%) Graduate
7 14 (7.65%) Analyst
8 11 (6.01%) Quantitative Developer
8 11 (6.01%) Quantitative Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (5.46%) Research Scientist
10 7 (3.83%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Graduate Software Developer
10 7 (3.83%) Python Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Web Engineer
11 6 (3.28%) Senior Web Engineer
11 6 (3.28%) Architect
11 6 (3.28%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.28%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.14%) MapReduce
2 15 (8.20%) .NET
3 8 (4.37%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (3.83%) XML
5 6 (3.28%) Twisted
5 6 (3.28%) CSS3
5 6 (3.28%) NumPy
5 6 (3.28%) HTML5
5 6 (3.28%) D3.js
5 6 (3.28%) HTML
5 6 (3.28%) CSS
6 5 (2.73%) Spring
6 5 (2.73%) Hibernate
6 5 (2.73%) Ajax
7 4 (2.19%) Java SE
8 3 (1.64%) XSLT
9 2 (1.09%) RESTful
9 2 (1.09%) jQuery
9 2 (1.09%) LINQ
9 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 105 (57.38%) Mathematics
2 77 (42.08%) Computer Science
3 59 (32.24%) Physics
4 51 (27.87%) Statistics
5 39 (21.31%) Visualisation
6 35 (19.13%) Economics
6 35 (19.13%) Applied Mathematics
7 24 (13.11%) Neural Network
7 24 (13.11%) Digital Media
8 10 (5.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (5.46%) Hedge funds
9 7 (3.83%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (3.83%) Derivative
10 6 (3.28%) Informatics
10 6 (3.28%) Chemistry
10 6 (3.28%) Psychology
11 4 (2.19%) Credit Risk
11 4 (2.19%) Market Risk
11 4 (2.19%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.20%) Linux
2 10 (5.46%) UNIX
3 4 (2.19%) Windows
4 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (45.36%) Analytics
2 47 (25.68%) Software Engineering
3 32 (17.49%) Cluster Analysis
4 29 (15.85%) Data Modelling
5 28 (15.30%) Logistic Regression
5 28 (15.30%) Predictive Modelling
6 27 (14.75%) Data Analysis
7 26 (14.21%) Business Analysis
8 19 (10.38%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (9.29%) Big Data Analytics
9 17 (9.29%) Data Analytics
10 14 (7.65%) Statistical Analysis
11 13 (7.10%) OO
12 10 (5.46%) Machine Learning
13 9 (4.92%) Monte Carlo Method
14 8 (4.37%) Scrum
15 6 (3.28%) Bioinformatics
15 6 (3.28%) Business Development
15 6 (3.28%) Biostatistics
15 6 (3.28%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 128 (69.95%) Java
2 78 (42.62%) R
3 67 (36.61%) MATLAB
3 67 (36.61%) C++
4 63 (34.43%) Python
5 50 (27.32%) SQL
6 46 (25.14%) Scala
7 34 (18.58%) C#
8 10 (5.46%) Clojure
8 10 (5.46%) Ruby
9 5 (2.73%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.09%) Haskell
10 2 (1.09%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.09%) XQuery
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) VBA
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 84 (45.90%) Degree
2 4 (2.19%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.19%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.19%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.09%) PMP
3 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) IAS 39
1 3 (1.64%) Basel III
2 1 (0.55%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (3.28%) Oracle
2 2 (1.09%) Palantir
3 1 (0.55%) IBM
3 1 (0.55%) Sybase
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 27,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / Shares / Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago