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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 211 239 274
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +35
Permanent jobs citing PhD 48 71 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.73% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.09% 2.77% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 69 77
Median salary £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £35,900
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £85,000 £86,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
1552 2562 3092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.49% 25.19% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1390 2194 2615
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 May 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in the City of London

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 75 (58.59%) Python
2 70 (54.69%) Java
3 61 (47.66%) Computer Science
3 61 (47.66%) Machine Learning
4 51 (39.84%) Analytics
5 49 (38.28%) Degree
6 47 (36.72%) C++
7 46 (35.94%) R
8 41 (32.03%) SQL
9 40 (31.25%) Big Data
9 40 (31.25%) Algorithms
10 39 (30.47%) Finance
11 38 (29.69%) Visualisation
12 34 (26.56%) Mathematics
13 31 (24.22%) MATLAB
14 26 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (19.53%) Statistics
16 24 (18.75%) Data Mining
17 22 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (17.19%) NoSQL
18 20 (15.63%) Hadoop
18 20 (15.63%) Middleware
18 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
19 19 (14.84%) Telecoms
20 18 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (14.06%) Linux
20 18 (14.06%) Natural Language Processing
20 18 (14.06%) Low Latency
21 17 (13.28%) Apache Spark
21 17 (13.28%) JavaScript

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 17 (13.28%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.47%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.91%) Node.js
4 4 (3.13%) SAS
5 3 (2.34%) Apache
6 2 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.56%) Gephi
4 2 (1.56%) MS Office
4 2 (1.56%) SPSS
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.56%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) GitHub
2 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.72%) Broadband
2 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) HTTP
3 2 (1.56%) Network Security
4 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.25%) Big Data
2 24 (18.75%) Data Mining
3 22 (17.19%) NoSQL
4 20 (15.63%) Hadoop
5 18 (14.06%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (8.59%) Apache Hive
7 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
8 5 (3.91%) Neo4j
8 5 (3.91%) Pentaho
9 4 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.34%) KDB
11 2 (1.56%) Impala
11 2 (1.56%) QlikView
12 1 (0.78%) HBase
12 1 (0.78%) MySQL
12 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.91%) Subversion
2 5 (3.91%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (3.13%) GDB
3 4 (3.13%) Mercurial
3 4 (3.13%) Valgrind
4 1 (0.78%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) JUnit
4 1 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 39 (30.47%) Finance
2 19 (14.84%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.25%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Marketing
4 5 (3.91%) Games
5 4 (3.13%) Electronics
5 4 (3.13%) Front Office
5 4 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.13%) Publishing
6 3 (2.34%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (24.22%) Developer
2 21 (16.41%) Data Scientist
3 18 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) Machine Learning Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Programmer
5 9 (7.03%) DevOps Network Planner
5 9 (7.03%) Network Planner
5 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Data Scientist
6 8 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.47%) Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Qualitative Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Quantitative Analyst
8 6 (4.69%) Graduate
8 6 (4.69%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Graduate Telecoms Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Telecoms Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.63%) Middleware
2 18 (14.06%) Natural Language Processing
3 14 (10.94%) Spring
4 10 (7.81%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.81%) HTML
5 9 (7.03%) Ajax
5 9 (7.03%) CSS
6 8 (6.25%) Django
6 8 (6.25%) Matplotlib
6 8 (6.25%) NumPy
6 8 (6.25%) Pyramid
7 7 (5.47%) GWT
8 5 (3.91%) Spring XD
8 5 (3.91%) Theano
8 5 (3.91%) XML
9 4 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (3.13%) OpenCL
9 4 (3.13%) Pandas
9 4 (3.13%) SciPy
9 4 (3.13%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 61 (47.66%) Computer Science
2 40 (31.25%) Algorithms
3 38 (29.69%) Visualisation
4 34 (26.56%) Mathematics
5 26 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (19.53%) Statistics
7 15 (11.72%) Physics
8 10 (7.81%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (7.81%) Clustering
9 8 (6.25%) Ontologies
10 7 (5.47%) Fixed Income
10 7 (5.47%) Xbox
11 5 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (3.13%) CUDA
12 4 (3.13%) Informatics
12 4 (3.13%) Neural Network
13 3 (2.34%) Life Science
13 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.56%) Applied Mathematics
14 2 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Linux
2 6 (4.69%) Unix
3 4 (3.13%) Windows
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.78%) Android
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (47.66%) Machine Learning
2 51 (39.84%) Analytics
3 22 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.06%) Low Latency
6 17 (13.28%) Software Engineering
7 15 (11.72%) Multithreading
8 13 (10.16%) Deep Learning
8 13 (10.16%) Functional Programming
9 10 (7.81%) Web Development
10 9 (7.03%) DevOps
10 9 (7.03%) OO
11 8 (6.25%) Data Analytics
12 7 (5.47%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (5.47%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (5.47%) Econometrics
12 7 (5.47%) ETL
13 6 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.69%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 75 (58.59%) Python
2 70 (54.69%) Java
3 47 (36.72%) C++
4 46 (35.94%) R
5 41 (32.03%) SQL
6 31 (24.22%) MATLAB
7 17 (13.28%) JavaScript
8 16 (12.50%) Ruby
9 15 (11.72%) Perl
10 12 (9.38%) Scala
11 10 (7.81%) C#
12 7 (5.47%) C
13 6 (4.69%) VBA
14 5 (3.91%) Erlang
15 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (38.28%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) MBA
3 2 (1.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.78%) CISA
4 1 (0.78%) CISM
4 1 (0.78%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) GIAC
4 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.47%) Cloudera
2 6 (4.69%) Bloomberg
2 6 (4.69%) Google
3 5 (3.91%) Facebook
3 5 (3.91%) Greenplum
3 5 (3.91%) Hortonworks
3 5 (3.91%) MuleSoft
3 5 (3.91%) Talend
4 4 (3.13%) SAP
5 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.34%) Netezza
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle
6 2 (1.56%) ION Trading
6 2 (1.56%) Solace
6 2 (1.56%) Tableau
6 2 (1.56%) Teradata
7 1 (0.78%) Apple
7 1 (0.78%) Calypso
7 1 (0.78%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.78%) Murex
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