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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 238 205 223
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +18
Permanent jobs citing PhD 32 50 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 2.36% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 57
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
2386 2115 2809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.58% 29.71% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1908 1670 2322
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -12 16 £40,000 +33.33% 22
Hertfordshire -32 9 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 48 (62.34%) Degree
2 40 (51.95%) Computer Science
3 35 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 34 (44.16%) Mathematics
5 28 (36.36%) C
6 26 (33.77%) Algorithms
7 22 (28.57%) Physics
8 21 (27.27%) C++
9 19 (24.68%) SQL
9 19 (24.68%) Machine Learning
10 18 (23.38%) .NET
11 17 (22.08%) MATLAB
12 16 (20.78%) Statistics
13 15 (19.48%) Java
13 15 (19.48%) Signal Processing
13 15 (19.48%) R
13 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (18.18%) Python
15 13 (16.88%) Finance
16 12 (15.58%) C#
16 12 (15.58%) Analytics
16 12 (15.58%) Bayesian Methods
17 11 (14.29%) Linux
17 11 (14.29%) Electronics
17 11 (14.29%) Manufacturing
18 10 (12.99%) WCF
19 9 (11.69%) jQuery
19 9 (11.69%) HTML
20 8 (10.39%) Windows
20 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 3 (3.90%) SAS
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Simulink
1 6 (7.79%) Mathematica
2 3 (3.90%) SPSS
3 2 (2.60%) CPLEX
4 1 (1.30%) MS Office
4 1 (1.30%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Internet
1 6 (7.79%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) TETRA
4 1 (1.30%) DECT
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
4 1 (1.30%) SAN
4 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.79%) Big Data
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
2 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.60%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.30%) JUnit
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Electronics
2 11 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.09%) Games
3 7 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.19%) Marketing
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
7 1 (1.30%) Military
7 1 (1.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 19 (24.68%) Developer
3 12 (15.58%) Graduate
4 10 (12.99%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.69%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Real Time Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Data Scientist
7 7 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.79%) DSP Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Statistician
9 4 (5.19%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.60%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Principal Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Mechanical Engineer
12 1 (1.30%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 10 (12.99%) WCF
3 9 (11.69%) jQuery
3 9 (11.69%) HTML
4 8 (10.39%) HTML5
4 8 (10.39%) WPF
5 7 (9.09%) Silverlight
5 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 6 (7.79%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (3.90%) LINQ
7 3 (3.90%) Middleware
8 2 (2.60%) J2EE
9 1 (1.30%) Spring
9 1 (1.30%) Ajax
9 1 (1.30%) COM
9 1 (1.30%) CSS
9 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (51.95%) Computer Science
2 34 (44.16%) Mathematics
3 26 (33.77%) Algorithms
4 22 (28.57%) Physics
5 16 (20.78%) Statistics
6 15 (19.48%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (10.39%) Applied Mathematics
8 6 (7.79%) Visualisation
9 4 (5.19%) Open Source
10 3 (3.90%) PMI
10 3 (3.90%) Device Driver
11 2 (2.60%) Biometrics
11 2 (2.60%) Informatics
11 2 (2.60%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (2.60%) Neural Network
11 2 (2.60%) Economics
11 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
11 2 (2.60%) Chemistry
11 2 (2.60%) Psychology
12 1 (1.30%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) UNIX
4 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 19 (24.68%) Machine Learning
3 15 (19.48%) Signal Processing
4 12 (15.58%) Analytics
4 12 (15.58%) Bayesian Methods
5 8 (10.39%) Web Development
5 8 (10.39%) Configuration Management
6 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 6 (7.79%) UML
7 6 (7.79%) Low Latency
7 6 (7.79%) Knowledge Discovery
8 5 (6.49%) Project Management
8 5 (6.49%) OO
8 5 (6.49%) Validation
9 4 (5.19%) Pattern Recognition
10 3 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) Change Control
10 3 (3.90%) Line Management
10 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.36%) C
2 21 (27.27%) C++
3 19 (24.68%) SQL
4 17 (22.08%) MATLAB
5 15 (19.48%) Java
5 15 (19.48%) R
6 14 (18.18%) Python
7 12 (15.58%) C#
8 7 (9.09%) VB.NET
9 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.60%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.60%) Ruby
10 2 (2.60%) Clojure
11 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.30%) Scala
11 1 (1.30%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (62.34%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) HNC
4 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) JTAG
2 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.30%) Firmware
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.30%) vSphere
1 1 (1.30%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 1 (1.30%) Cisco
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.30%) ESRI
1 1 (1.30%) SolidWorks
1 1 (1.30%) VMware
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Salary: £50000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + shares, pension, bonus, healthcare
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Salary: to £55,000 + benefits
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Salary: to £35k + top benefits + prospects
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