The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 238 213 219
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Permanent jobs citing PhD 21 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.62% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 1.95% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 49
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
PhD
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2280 2253 2383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.20% 31.99% 28.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1813 1759 1964
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PhD
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the East of England region.

PhD Salary Trend in the East of England

PhD
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in the East of England

PhD
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -24 15 £40,000 - 14
Hertfordshire -3 6 £42,500 +70.00% 2
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 41 (77.36%) Degree
2 30 (56.60%) Mathematics
3 26 (49.06%) Physics
4 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
5 22 (41.51%) Finance
6 18 (33.96%) Computer Science
7 17 (32.08%) Java
8 16 (30.19%) C++
8 16 (30.19%) Algorithms
9 15 (28.30%) Linux
10 11 (20.75%) C#
11 10 (18.87%) C
11 10 (18.87%) Statistics
12 9 (16.98%) MATLAB
12 9 (16.98%) SQL
12 9 (16.98%) R
12 9 (16.98%) Analytics
13 8 (15.09%) Machine Learning
13 8 (15.09%) HTML
13 8 (15.09%) Python
13 8 (15.09%) jQuery
14 7 (13.21%) Chemistry
14 7 (13.21%) Applied Mathematics
14 7 (13.21%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (13.21%) Web Development
14 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
14 7 (13.21%) Data Mining
14 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
14 7 (13.21%) .NET
14 7 (13.21%) Electronics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (11.32%) SAS
2 5 (9.43%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) SPSS
2 5 (9.43%) CPLEX
3 1 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.89%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (7.55%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) TETRA
3 1 (1.89%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Data Mining
1 7 (13.21%) Big Data
2 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) OLAP
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Electronics
3 6 (11.32%) Games
4 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.43%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.77%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.89%) Automotive
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.89%) Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Software Engineer
2 10 (18.87%) Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Data Scientist
4 6 (11.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
4 6 (11.32%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Graduate
6 3 (5.66%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Mechanical Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) C Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Quantitative Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) HTML
1 8 (15.09%) jQuery
2 7 (13.21%) HTML5
2 7 (13.21%) .NET
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.32%) WCF
3 6 (11.32%) WPF
3 6 (11.32%) Silverlight
4 5 (9.43%) Middleware
4 5 (9.43%) J2EE
5 1 (1.89%) CSS
5 1 (1.89%) Spring
5 1 (1.89%) Ajax
5 1 (1.89%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (56.60%) Mathematics
2 26 (49.06%) Physics
3 18 (33.96%) Computer Science
4 16 (30.19%) Algorithms
5 10 (18.87%) Statistics
6 7 (13.21%) Applied Mathematics
6 7 (13.21%) Chemistry
7 6 (11.32%) Economics
8 5 (9.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) Neural Network
8 5 (9.43%) Device Driver
8 5 (9.43%) Informatics
8 5 (9.43%) Psychology
8 5 (9.43%) Visualisation
8 5 (9.43%) Digital Media
9 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (3.77%) Verilog
10 2 (3.77%) Biotechnology
11 1 (1.89%) Biology
11 1 (1.89%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.98%) Analytics
3 8 (15.09%) Machine Learning
4 7 (13.21%) Web Development
4 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) OO
5 6 (11.32%) Data Modelling
5 6 (11.32%) Low Latency
5 6 (11.32%) Bayesian Methods
6 5 (9.43%) Time Series Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Markov Chain
6 5 (9.43%) Factor Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) Gibbs Sampling
6 5 (9.43%) Linear Regression
6 5 (9.43%) Database Theory
6 5 (9.43%) Relational Database Theory
6 5 (9.43%) Predictive Modelling
6 5 (9.43%) Network Management
6 5 (9.43%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) Java
2 16 (30.19%) C++
3 11 (20.75%) C#
4 10 (18.87%) C
5 9 (16.98%) SQL
5 9 (16.98%) MATLAB
5 9 (16.98%) R
6 8 (15.09%) Python
7 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.43%) Clojure
8 5 (9.43%) Ruby
9 2 (3.77%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.77%) VBA
10 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.89%) PHP
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.89%) Erlang
10 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (77.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) VCP4
2 1 (1.89%) HNC
2 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle
1 1 (1.89%) SAP
1 1 (1.89%) SunGard
1 1 (1.89%) SolidWorks
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