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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 213 222 218
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 50 49 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.65% 0.60% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.12% 2.04% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 49 38 44
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 £28,500 £26,644 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2355 2405 2241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.51% 29.54% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1971 1925 1857
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -17 22 £45,000 +28.57% 25
Hertfordshire - 13 £28,500 - 3
Bedfordshire +17 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Essex +4 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Suffolk - 4 £48,750 -
Norfolk - 1 £50,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 43 (51.19%) Physics
2 42 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 39 (46.43%) Degree
3 39 (46.43%) C++
4 36 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 33 (39.29%) Computer Science
6 32 (38.10%) C
7 23 (27.38%) Python
8 19 (22.62%) Java
9 18 (21.43%) Linux
10 17 (20.24%) Algorithms
11 15 (17.86%) Signal Processing
11 15 (17.86%) Finance
12 12 (14.29%) Perl
13 11 (13.10%) Chemistry
13 11 (13.10%) Machine Learning
13 11 (13.10%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.90%) SDLC
14 10 (11.90%) C#
14 10 (11.90%) LabVIEW
14 10 (11.90%) Electronics
15 9 (10.71%) Aerospace
15 9 (10.71%) Statistics
15 9 (10.71%) Analytics
16 8 (9.52%) Big Data
16 8 (9.52%) Marketing
16 8 (9.52%) Embedded C
16 8 (9.52%) OO
16 8 (9.52%) Data Mining

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (3.57%) SAS
2 2 (2.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SPSS
1 2 (2.38%) CPLEX
2 1 (1.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) Wireless
2 3 (3.57%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.52%) Data Mining
1 8 (9.52%) Big Data
2 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.38%) OLAP
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.19%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.19%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) LabVIEW
2 4 (4.76%) Subversion
2 4 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Electronics
3 9 (10.71%) Aerospace
4 8 (9.52%) Marketing
5 7 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (5.95%) Games
7 3 (3.57%) Military
7 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.57%) Avionics
8 2 (2.38%) Retail
9 1 (1.19%) Banking
9 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (29.76%) Software Engineer
2 21 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Data Scientist
4 7 (8.33%) Architect
4 7 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 6 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Graduate
9 2 (2.38%) C Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) HTML
1 5 (5.95%) .NET
1 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
1 5 (5.95%) WCF
1 5 (5.95%) WPF
1 5 (5.95%) Silverlight
1 5 (5.95%) jQuery
1 5 (5.95%) HTML5
2 4 (4.76%) Middleware
2 4 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 43 (51.19%) Physics
2 42 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 33 (39.29%) Computer Science
4 17 (20.24%) Algorithms
5 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.10%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (13.10%) Chemistry
6 9 (10.71%) Statistics
7 4 (4.76%) Robotics
7 4 (4.76%) Mechatronics
7 4 (4.76%) Internet of Things
8 3 (3.57%) Biotechnology
8 3 (3.57%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.57%) Informatics
8 3 (3.57%) Economics
9 2 (2.38%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (2.38%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (2.38%) Neural Network
9 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) UNIX
3 5 (5.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 15 (17.86%) Signal Processing
3 11 (13.10%) Machine Learning
4 10 (11.90%) SDLC
5 9 (10.71%) Analytics
6 8 (9.52%) OO
7 5 (5.95%) Web Development
7 5 (5.95%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (5.95%) Software Architecture
7 5 (5.95%) Bayesian Methods
8 4 (4.76%) Network Management
8 4 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (4.76%) SOA
8 4 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.57%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.57%) Image Processing
9 3 (3.57%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) C++
2 32 (38.10%) C
3 23 (27.38%) Python
4 19 (22.62%) Java
5 12 (14.29%) Perl
6 10 (11.90%) C#
7 8 (9.52%) Embedded C
8 7 (8.33%) R
9 6 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.95%) SQL
11 3 (3.57%) Embedded C++
11 3 (3.57%) VBA
11 3 (3.57%) Tcl
11 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.38%) Clojure
12 2 (2.38%) Ruby
12 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
12 2 (2.38%) Fortran
13 1 (1.19%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 39 (46.43%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle
1 1 (1.19%) SAP
1 1 (1.19%) SunGard
1 1 (1.19%) Intel
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