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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 181 211 233
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +22
Permanent jobs citing PhD 63 50 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.99% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.56% 2.20% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 47 49 37
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
1772 2273 2427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.94% 31.45% 31.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1943 1889
Median salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,550 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +33 52 £65,000 +6.12% 19
Bedfordshire +25 8 £36,000 -10.00%
Norfolk - 2 £37,500 -
Suffolk -8 1 £25,500 -49.00%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 81 (66.39%) Mathematics
1 81 (66.39%) Computer Science
2 79 (64.75%) C++
3 66 (54.10%) Degree
3 66 (54.10%) Software Engineering
4 65 (53.28%) C
5 55 (45.08%) Physics
6 52 (42.62%) Linux
7 49 (40.16%) Python
8 43 (35.25%) Java
9 34 (27.87%) Algorithms
10 30 (24.59%) Windows
10 30 (24.59%) C#
11 22 (18.03%) .NET
12 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
13 19 (15.57%) Machine Learning
14 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
15 16 (13.11%) Multithreading
15 16 (13.11%) SDLC
15 16 (13.11%) User Experience
15 16 (13.11%) Augmented Reality
15 16 (13.11%) Digital Media
15 16 (13.11%) Computer Vision
16 14 (11.48%) Device Driver
17 13 (10.66%) Ethernet
17 13 (10.66%) Low Latency
18 12 (9.84%) Games
19 11 (9.02%) Aerospace
19 11 (9.02%) Prototyping
20 10 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence

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 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
2 13 (10.66%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.64%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.64%) Intelligent Network
3 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) Big Data
2 4 (3.28%) MySQL
2 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.82%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (4.92%) LabVIEW
2 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.84%) Games
3 11 (9.02%) Aerospace
4 8 (6.56%) Finance
5 5 (4.10%) Avionics
5 5 (4.10%) Electronics
6 3 (2.46%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (45.08%) Software Engineer
2 42 (34.43%) Developer
3 28 (22.95%) Graduate
4 24 (19.67%) Software Developer
5 22 (18.03%) C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (13.11%) Computer Engineer
6 16 (13.11%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 15 (12.30%) C++ Developer
8 14 (11.48%) C++ Software Developer
9 13 (10.66%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (10.66%) Graduate Software Developer
10 11 (9.02%) C Developer
10 11 (9.02%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 11 (9.02%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
11 9 (7.38%) Java Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Linux Developer
12 8 (6.56%) Junior
13 7 (5.74%) C Software Engineer
13 7 (5.74%) Embedded Engineer
13 7 (5.74%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.03%) .NET
2 10 (8.20%) HTML
3 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.56%) STL
5 7 (5.74%) HTML5
6 6 (4.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 6 (4.92%) jQuery
6 6 (4.92%) MFC
6 6 (4.92%) OpenGL
6 6 (4.92%) Silverlight
6 6 (4.92%) WCF
6 6 (4.92%) WPF
7 5 (4.10%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (3.28%) CSS
8 4 (3.28%) Middleware
8 4 (3.28%) Yocto
9 3 (2.46%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.46%) Spring
9 3 (2.46%) Spring MVC
10 2 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (66.39%) Computer Science
1 81 (66.39%) Mathematics
2 55 (45.08%) Physics
3 34 (27.87%) Algorithms
4 16 (13.11%) Augmented Reality
4 16 (13.11%) Digital Media
4 16 (13.11%) User Experience
5 14 (11.48%) Device Driver
6 10 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence
7 6 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (4.10%) Robotics
9 4 (3.28%) Hedge funds
10 3 (2.46%) Biology
10 3 (2.46%) Informatics
10 3 (2.46%) Ontologies
10 3 (2.46%) Statistics
11 2 (1.64%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.64%) Fintech
11 2 (1.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 52 (42.62%) Linux
2 30 (24.59%) Windows
3 7 (5.74%) Unix
4 6 (4.92%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (54.10%) Software Engineering
2 19 (15.57%) Machine Learning
3 16 (13.11%) Computer Vision
3 16 (13.11%) Multithreading
3 16 (13.11%) SDLC
4 13 (10.66%) Low Latency
5 11 (9.02%) Prototyping
6 9 (7.38%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.56%) Distributed Algorithms
8 6 (4.92%) DevOps
8 6 (4.92%) Web Development
9 5 (4.10%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (4.10%) Scrum
10 4 (3.28%) Bioinformatics
10 4 (3.28%) Deep Learning
10 4 (3.28%) OO
10 4 (3.28%) OOP
11 3 (2.46%) Analytics
11 3 (2.46%) MVC
11 3 (2.46%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 79 (64.75%) C++
2 65 (53.28%) C
3 49 (40.16%) Python
4 43 (35.25%) Java
5 30 (24.59%) C#
6 9 (7.38%) Bash Shell
7 7 (5.74%) Perl
8 6 (4.92%) Embedded C
8 6 (4.92%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.46%) PHP
10 3 (2.46%) SQL
11 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.82%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.82%) R
12 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 66 (54.10%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (3.28%) Apple
1 4 (3.28%) Wall Street Systems
2 2 (1.64%) Google
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Awesome Benefits + Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + great benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £31033 - £39142 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Salary: £30655 - £38428 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits excellent pension and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago