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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 202 219 184
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -35
Permanent jobs citing PhD 53 45 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.59% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 1.90% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52 36 59
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
2343 2367 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.53% 30.82% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2005 1847 1696
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +10 28 £50,000 +25.00% 26
Hertfordshire +9 17 £28,500 -16.78%
Essex -8 5 £42,500 -
Suffolk - 2 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +5 1 £40,000 +31.14% 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 62 (62.00%) C
2 57 (57.00%) Mathematics
3 52 (52.00%) Computer Science
3 52 (52.00%) C++
4 50 (50.00%) Physics
5 46 (46.00%) Software Engineering
6 36 (36.00%) Python
7 35 (35.00%) Degree
8 30 (30.00%) Linux
9 21 (21.00%) Signal Processing
10 20 (20.00%) Java
11 19 (19.00%) Perl
11 19 (19.00%) LabVIEW
12 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (15.00%) Algorithms
14 13 (13.00%) Embedded C
15 12 (12.00%) Ethernet
15 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 12 (12.00%) Machine Learning
15 12 (12.00%) Chemistry
16 11 (11.00%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (11.00%) Low Latency
16 11 (11.00%) SDLC
17 10 (10.00%) Electronics
18 9 (9.00%) Finance
19 8 (8.00%) Statistics
19 8 (8.00%) Marketing
19 8 (8.00%) Fortran
19 8 (8.00%) C#
20 7 (7.00%) Aerospace

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (1.00%) SAS
1 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.00%) Ethernet
1 12 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.00%) Internet
3 3 (3.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) Big Data
2 4 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.00%) Text Mining
4 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.00%) Electronics
2 9 (9.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.00%) Marketing
4 7 (7.00%) Aerospace
5 6 (6.00%) Games
6 4 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (3.00%) Military
7 3 (3.00%) Avionics
8 1 (1.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (39.00%) Developer
2 31 (31.00%) Software Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Data Scientist
5 8 (8.00%) Architect
6 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (7.00%) Python Developer
7 6 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.00%) C Developer
7 6 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.00%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (6.00%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Embedded C Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Systems Architect
11 2 (2.00%) Embedded C Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) Firmware Engineer
11 2 (2.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) HTML5
1 6 (6.00%) WCF
1 6 (6.00%) WPF
1 6 (6.00%) Silverlight
1 6 (6.00%) jQuery
1 6 (6.00%) HTML
1 6 (6.00%) .NET
1 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.00%) J2EE
2 1 (1.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (1.00%) Middleware
2 1 (1.00%) OpenCV
2 1 (1.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (57.00%) Mathematics
2 52 (52.00%) Computer Science
3 50 (50.00%) Physics
4 17 (17.00%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (15.00%) Algorithms
6 12 (12.00%) Chemistry
7 11 (11.00%) Embedded Systems
8 8 (8.00%) Statistics
9 5 (5.00%) Robotics
9 5 (5.00%) Mechatronics
9 5 (5.00%) Internet of Things
10 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
11 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.00%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (1.00%) Clustering
11 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
11 1 (1.00%) Informatics
11 1 (1.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) UNIX
2 6 (6.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (46.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (21.00%) Signal Processing
3 12 (12.00%) Machine Learning
4 11 (11.00%) Low Latency
4 11 (11.00%) SDLC
5 7 (7.00%) Analytics
6 6 (6.00%) Software Architecture
6 6 (6.00%) Web Development
6 6 (6.00%) Scrum
6 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.00%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (5.00%) Image Processing
8 4 (4.00%) Statistical Modelling
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.00%) Video Processing
8 4 (4.00%) Video Analytics
8 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.00%) OO
9 3 (3.00%) Bayesian Methods
10 2 (2.00%) Pattern Recognition
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.00%) C
2 52 (52.00%) C++
3 36 (36.00%) Python
4 20 (20.00%) Java
5 19 (19.00%) Perl
6 13 (13.00%) Embedded C
7 8 (8.00%) Fortran
7 8 (8.00%) C#
8 7 (7.00%) R
9 6 (6.00%) MATLAB
10 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.00%) Tcl
12 3 (3.00%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.00%) Intel
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