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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 178 225 229
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 63 53 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 0.68% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.35% 2.26% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 38
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,644
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1879 2343 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.89% 30.22% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1942 1937
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £26,233 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +20 37 £65,000 +62.50% 25
Bedfordshire +24 17 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire +20 8 £34,000 +19.29% 1
Norfolk +9 1 £35,000 -30.00%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PhD.

1 86 (73.50%) Computer Science
2 61 (52.14%) Degree
3 60 (51.28%) Mathematics
4 55 (47.01%) Software Engineering
4 55 (47.01%) C
4 55 (47.01%) C++
5 46 (39.32%) Linux
6 41 (35.04%) Physics
7 34 (29.06%) Python
7 34 (29.06%) Java
8 24 (20.51%) SDLC
9 21 (17.95%) Windows
10 18 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 18 (15.38%) Algorithms
11 16 (13.68%) Games
11 16 (13.68%) Unix
12 14 (11.97%) LabVIEW
13 13 (11.11%) .NET
13 13 (11.11%) C#
13 13 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 13 (11.11%) Low Latency
13 13 (11.11%) Big Data
14 12 (10.26%) User Experience
14 12 (10.26%) Ethernet
14 12 (10.26%) OOP
14 12 (10.26%) Perl
14 12 (10.26%) Device Driver
15 11 (9.40%) Finance
15 11 (9.40%) Aerospace
15 11 (9.40%) Digital Media

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.85%) CloudStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.84%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.85%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.85%) DNS
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (0.85%) LTE
4 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) Big Data
2 11 (9.40%) NoSQL
3 10 (8.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (11.97%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) JMeter
2 1 (0.85%) Selenium
2 1 (0.85%) TestNG
General
1 18 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 16 (13.68%) Games
3 11 (9.40%) Aerospace
3 11 (9.40%) Finance
4 5 (4.27%) Avionics
5 2 (1.71%) Electronics
5 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 44 (37.61%) Developer
3 23 (19.66%) Graduate
4 21 (17.95%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) C Software Engineer
5 12 (10.26%) Junior
6 11 (9.40%) C Developer
6 11 (9.40%) Computer Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.55%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 10 (8.55%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Linux Developer
8 9 (7.69%) Senior Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 6 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.13%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (5.13%) C# WCF Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 6 (5.13%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) .NET
2 10 (8.55%) HTML
3 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.84%) JSON
4 8 (6.84%) REST
5 7 (5.98%) HTML5
6 6 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (5.13%) jQuery
6 6 (5.13%) MFC
6 6 (5.13%) OpenGL
6 6 (5.13%) Silverlight
6 6 (5.13%) STL
6 6 (5.13%) WCF
6 6 (5.13%) WPF
7 4 (3.42%) CSS
7 4 (3.42%) Middleware
7 4 (3.42%) Natural Language Processing
8 3 (2.56%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.56%) MLlib
8 3 (2.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (73.50%) Computer Science
2 60 (51.28%) Mathematics
3 41 (35.04%) Physics
4 18 (15.38%) Algorithms
5 12 (10.26%) Device Driver
5 12 (10.26%) User Experience
6 11 (9.40%) Augmented Reality
6 11 (9.40%) Digital Media
7 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (6.84%) Biology
7 8 (6.84%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.27%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (4.27%) Robotics
9 4 (3.42%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.71%) Fintech
10 2 (1.71%) Statistics
11 1 (0.85%) Chemistry
11 1 (0.85%) Life Science
11 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 46 (39.32%) Linux
2 21 (17.95%) Windows
3 16 (13.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Software Engineering
2 24 (20.51%) SDLC
3 13 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 12 (10.26%) OOP
5 10 (8.55%) Machine Learning
6 8 (6.84%) Bioinformatics
7 7 (5.98%) DevOps
7 7 (5.98%) Multithreading
7 7 (5.98%) Prototyping
7 7 (5.98%) Validation
8 6 (5.13%) Signal Processing
8 6 (5.13%) Web Development
9 5 (4.27%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.27%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (3.42%) Anomaly Detection
10 4 (3.42%) OO
10 4 (3.42%) Time Management
11 3 (2.56%) DNA
11 3 (2.56%) Information Management
11 3 (2.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.01%) C
1 55 (47.01%) C++
2 34 (29.06%) Java
2 34 (29.06%) Python
3 13 (11.11%) C#
4 12 (10.26%) Perl
5 10 (8.55%) MATLAB
6 8 (6.84%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.98%) Embedded C
8 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.56%) PHP
9 3 (2.56%) Scala
10 2 (1.71%) R
10 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.85%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 61 (52.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.71%) CCNA
2 2 (1.71%) CCNP
2 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.84%) Docker
2 6 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (3.42%) Wall Street Systems
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle
3 1 (0.85%) Apple
3 1 (0.85%) Arqiva
3 1 (0.85%) SAP
3 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
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