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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 233 254 258
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 93 68 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.78% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 2.57% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 63 80
Average salary £61,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.08% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £45,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £91,000 £67,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2999 2651 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.25% 22.41% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2450 2347 2806
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 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 29 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.

1 125 (68.31%) Java
2 102 (55.74%) Mathematics
3 87 (47.54%) Degree
4 83 (45.36%) Computer Science
5 78 (42.62%) R
6 76 (41.53%) Analytics
7 75 (40.98%) Hadoop
8 65 (35.52%) Python
8 65 (35.52%) MATLAB
9 64 (34.97%) C++
10 56 (30.60%) Finance
10 56 (30.60%) Physics
11 53 (28.96%) Big Data
11 53 (28.96%) SQL
12 48 (26.23%) Statistics
13 47 (25.68%) MapReduce
14 46 (25.14%) Scala
15 45 (24.59%) Software Engineering
16 41 (22.40%) Information Retrieval
17 39 (21.31%) Visualisation
18 38 (20.77%) Mahout
18 38 (20.77%) Data Mining
18 38 (20.77%) Cascading
19 35 (19.13%) Economics
19 35 (19.13%) Applied Mathematics
20 34 (18.58%) C#
21 32 (17.49%) Cluster Analysis
22 29 (15.85%) Data Modelling
22 29 (15.85%) SAS
23 28 (15.30%) Logistic Regression

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 29 (15.85%) SAS
2 13 (7.10%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.73%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (1.64%) Tornado
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (15.30%) CPLEX
2 24 (13.11%) SPSS
3 4 (2.19%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.55%) VoIP
2 1 (0.55%) DHCP
2 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.55%) VPN
2 1 (0.55%) DNS
2 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (40.98%) Hadoop
2 53 (28.96%) Big Data
3 38 (20.77%) Mahout
3 38 (20.77%) Data Mining
4 24 (13.11%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.28%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.19%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.55%) MySQL
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.55%) OLAP
8 1 (0.55%) DTS
8 1 (0.55%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) JUnit
2 2 (1.09%) Grunt
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) Robotium
General
1 56 (30.60%) Finance
2 24 (13.11%) Retail
3 22 (12.02%) Marketing
4 14 (7.65%) Front Office
5 13 (7.10%) Banking
6 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.64%) French Language
8 1 (0.55%) Games
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (40.98%) Data Scientist
2 68 (37.16%) Developer
3 38 (20.77%) Statistician
4 37 (20.22%) Research Engineer
5 27 (14.75%) Java Developer
6 18 (9.84%) Software Developer
7 16 (8.74%) Graduate
8 11 (6.01%) Analyst
8 11 (6.01%) Research Scientist
8 11 (6.01%) Graduate Developer
9 9 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.37%) C++ Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Quantitative Developer
10 8 (4.37%) Graduate Software Developer
11 7 (3.83%) Quantitative Analyst
11 7 (3.83%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.28%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.28%) Junior
12 6 (3.28%) Architect
12 6 (3.28%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.77%) Cascading
2 17 (9.29%) .NET
3 8 (4.37%) HTML
3 8 (4.37%) HTML5
3 8 (4.37%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (3.28%) CSS3
4 6 (3.28%) D3.js
4 6 (3.28%) CSS
5 5 (2.73%) XML
5 5 (2.73%) Java SE
6 4 (2.19%) Web Services
6 4 (2.19%) jQuery
7 3 (1.64%) NumPy
7 3 (1.64%) Twisted
7 3 (1.64%) XSLT
7 3 (1.64%) Pandas
8 2 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (1.09%) XML Schema
8 2 (1.09%) JSON
8 2 (1.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 102 (55.74%) Mathematics
2 83 (45.36%) Computer Science
3 56 (30.60%) Physics
4 48 (26.23%) Statistics
5 39 (21.31%) Visualisation
6 35 (19.13%) Applied Mathematics
6 35 (19.13%) Economics
7 24 (13.11%) Neural Network
7 24 (13.11%) Digital Media
8 10 (5.46%) Derivative
9 9 (4.92%) Hedge funds
10 8 (4.37%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (4.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (3.83%) Chemistry
11 7 (3.83%) Psychology
11 7 (3.83%) Informatics
11 7 (3.83%) Credit Risk
12 4 (2.19%) Market Risk
12 4 (2.19%) Fixed Income
13 3 (1.64%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.20%) Linux
2 8 (4.37%) UNIX
3 6 (3.28%) Windows
4 3 (1.64%) Android
4 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.53%) Analytics
2 47 (25.68%) MapReduce
3 45 (24.59%) Software Engineering
4 41 (22.40%) Information Retrieval
5 32 (17.49%) Cluster Analysis
6 29 (15.85%) Data Modelling
7 28 (15.30%) Logistic Regression
7 28 (15.30%) Predictive Modelling
7 28 (15.30%) Structural Equation Modelling
7 28 (15.30%) Bayesian Methods
7 28 (15.30%) Time Series Analysis
7 28 (15.30%) Markov Chain
7 28 (15.30%) Factor Analysis
8 27 (14.75%) Data Analysis
9 26 (14.21%) Business Analysis
10 19 (10.38%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (9.84%) Big Data Analytics
11 18 (9.84%) Data Analytics
12 16 (8.74%) OO
13 15 (8.20%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (68.31%) Java
2 78 (42.62%) R
3 65 (35.52%) Python
3 65 (35.52%) MATLAB
4 64 (34.97%) C++
5 53 (28.96%) SQL
6 46 (25.14%) Scala
7 34 (18.58%) C#
8 11 (6.01%) Clojure
8 11 (6.01%) Ruby
9 5 (2.73%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.09%) XQuery
10 2 (1.09%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.55%) Haskell
11 1 (0.55%) Perl
11 1 (0.55%) VC++
11 1 (0.55%) C
11 1 (0.55%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 87 (47.54%) Degree
2 6 (3.28%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.64%) MBA
4 2 (1.09%) PMP
4 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.64%) IAS 39
1 3 (1.64%) Basel III
2 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.55%) XenApp
1 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle
2 2 (1.09%) Intel
3 1 (0.55%) Citrix
3 1 (0.55%) Juniper
3 1 (0.55%) VMware
3 1 (0.55%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.55%) IronPort
3 1 (0.55%) Polycom
3 1 (0.55%) Veeam
3 1 (0.55%) Sybase
3 1 (0.55%) Cisco
3 1 (0.55%) IBM
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.55%) HP
3 1 (0.55%) EMC
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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