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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 239 209 200
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 28 68 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.86% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.31% 2.80% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 63
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
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
2137 2427 2426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.43% 30.72% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1941 1985
Average salary £43,900 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 March 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 March 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 -26 20 £40,000 - 21
Hertfordshire +3 8 £32,500 +30.00% 4
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (69.09%) Degree
2 26 (47.27%) Mathematics
3 24 (43.64%) Physics
3 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
4 20 (36.36%) Finance
5 19 (34.55%) Java
6 18 (32.73%) C++
7 17 (30.91%) Linux
8 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
8 14 (25.45%) Algorithms
9 11 (20.00%) C
10 10 (18.18%) SQL
10 10 (18.18%) Statistics
11 9 (16.36%) Chemistry
11 9 (16.36%) Python
11 9 (16.36%) MATLAB
11 9 (16.36%) R
11 9 (16.36%) Analytics
12 8 (14.55%) Machine Learning
12 8 (14.55%) Electronics
12 8 (14.55%) Data Mining
12 8 (14.55%) C#
12 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
13 7 (12.73%) OO
13 7 (12.73%) Applied Mathematics
13 7 (12.73%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
13 7 (12.73%) Big Data
14 6 (10.91%) Low Latency
14 6 (10.91%) Bayesian Methods

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (10.91%) SAS
2 5 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) SPSS
2 5 (9.09%) CPLEX
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Mathematica
3 1 (1.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) TETRA
3 1 (1.82%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Data Mining
2 7 (12.73%) Big Data
3 6 (10.91%) Hadoop
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) OLAP
7 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
1 6 (10.91%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Maven
2 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Electronics
3 6 (10.91%) Aerospace
4 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.09%) Retail
5 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.64%) Games
7 1 (1.82%) Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (1.82%) Automotive
7 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Software Engineer
2 8 (14.55%) Data Scientist
3 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Graduate
5 3 (5.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Junior
6 2 (3.64%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.64%) C Developer
6 2 (3.64%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (3.64%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.64%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) J2EE
1 6 (10.91%) Middleware
2 4 (7.27%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) jQuery
3 3 (5.45%) HTML5
3 3 (5.45%) .NET
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) WCF
4 2 (3.64%) WPF
4 2 (3.64%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.82%) Spring
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 26 (47.27%) Mathematics
2 24 (43.64%) Physics
3 14 (25.45%) Computer Science
3 14 (25.45%) Algorithms
4 10 (18.18%) Statistics
5 9 (16.36%) Chemistry
6 7 (12.73%) Applied Mathematics
7 6 (10.91%) Economics
8 5 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (9.09%) Neural Network
8 5 (9.09%) Device Driver
8 5 (9.09%) Informatics
8 5 (9.09%) Psychology
8 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
8 5 (9.09%) Digital Media
9 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (5.45%) Biotechnology
11 2 (3.64%) Verilog
12 1 (1.82%) Biology
12 1 (1.82%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 9 (16.36%) Analytics
3 8 (14.55%) Machine Learning
4 7 (12.73%) OO
4 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
5 6 (10.91%) Requirements Engineering
5 6 (10.91%) Network Management
5 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.91%) SOA
5 6 (10.91%) Low Latency
5 6 (10.91%) Bayesian Methods
6 5 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Markov Chain
6 5 (9.09%) Factor Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) Structural Equation Modelling
6 5 (9.09%) Gibbs Sampling
6 5 (9.09%) Linear Regression
6 5 (9.09%) Database Theory
6 5 (9.09%) Relational Database Theory
6 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (34.55%) Java
2 18 (32.73%) C++
3 11 (20.00%) C
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 9 (16.36%) Python
5 9 (16.36%) MATLAB
5 9 (16.36%) R
6 8 (14.55%) C#
6 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.09%) Ruby
7 5 (9.09%) Clojure
8 3 (5.45%) VBA
9 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) PHP
10 1 (1.82%) Erlang
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.82%) Fortran
10 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 38 (69.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) HNC
2 1 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle
1 1 (1.82%) SAP
1 1 (1.82%) SunGard
1 1 (1.82%) SolidWorks
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hertfordshire
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: c£70k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £graduate salary + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago