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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 214 182 214
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +32
Permanent jobs citing PhD 38 59 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.85% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.63% 2.94% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 60
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2329 2010 2768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.91% 28.86% 30.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1801 1614 2294
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -4 22 £39,000 -2.50% 21
Bedfordshire - 9 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire -46 6 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 52 (65.00%) Degree
2 47 (58.75%) Computer Science
3 38 (47.50%) Software Engineering
4 33 (41.25%) Mathematics
4 33 (41.25%) C
5 29 (36.25%) C++
6 28 (35.00%) Algorithms
7 24 (30.00%) Physics
8 22 (27.50%) Signal Processing
8 22 (27.50%) Machine Learning
9 20 (25.00%) .NET
10 18 (22.50%) SQL
11 15 (18.75%) Java
11 15 (18.75%) C#
11 15 (18.75%) MATLAB
11 15 (18.75%) Statistics
11 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
13 11 (13.75%) Python
13 11 (13.75%) Finance
13 11 (13.75%) R
14 10 (12.50%) Analytics
14 10 (12.50%) Bayesian Methods
14 10 (12.50%) WCF
15 9 (11.25%) jQuery
15 9 (11.25%) HTML
15 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
16 8 (10.00%) Windows
16 8 (10.00%) Electronics
16 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Simulink
1 6 (7.50%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.25%) Windchill
2 1 (1.25%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Internet
2 4 (5.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (2.50%) TETRA
3 2 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) SAN
4 1 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (1.25%) DECT
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Big Data
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.25%) OLAP
4 1 (1.25%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.25%) JUnit
2 1 (1.25%) Maven
2 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 13 (16.25%) Manufacturing
2 11 (13.75%) Finance
3 8 (10.00%) Electronics
4 7 (8.75%) Games
4 7 (8.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (6.25%) Marketing
5 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (1.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Software Engineer
2 22 (27.50%) Developer
3 17 (21.25%) Graduate
4 13 (16.25%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Real Time Engineer
5 10 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (8.75%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Data Scientist
8 6 (7.50%) DSP Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Statistician
10 3 (3.75%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.75%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Mechanical Engineer
11 2 (2.50%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Quantitative Developer
12 1 (1.25%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) WCF
3 9 (11.25%) jQuery
3 9 (11.25%) HTML
3 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
4 8 (10.00%) HTML5
4 8 (10.00%) WPF
5 7 (8.75%) Silverlight
6 6 (7.50%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (3.75%) LINQ
8 2 (2.50%) XML
9 1 (1.25%) Middleware
9 1 (1.25%) Spring
9 1 (1.25%) Ajax
9 1 (1.25%) COM
9 1 (1.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 47 (58.75%) Computer Science
2 33 (41.25%) Mathematics
3 28 (35.00%) Algorithms
4 24 (30.00%) Physics
5 15 (18.75%) Statistics
5 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.25%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (5.00%) Visualisation
7 4 (5.00%) Open Source
8 3 (3.75%) PMI
9 2 (2.50%) Biometrics
9 2 (2.50%) Device Driver
9 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (1.25%) Handset
10 1 (1.25%) Biology
10 1 (1.25%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (8.75%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Software Engineering
2 22 (27.50%) Signal Processing
2 22 (27.50%) Machine Learning
3 10 (12.50%) Analytics
3 10 (12.50%) Bayesian Methods
4 8 (10.00%) Web Development
4 8 (10.00%) OO
4 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
6 6 (7.50%) UML
6 6 (7.50%) Knowledge Discovery
7 5 (6.25%) OOP
7 5 (6.25%) Project Management
7 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
7 5 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.00%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.75%) Change Control
9 3 (3.75%) Pattern Recognition
9 3 (3.75%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (41.25%) C
2 29 (36.25%) C++
3 18 (22.50%) SQL
4 15 (18.75%) C#
4 15 (18.75%) Java
4 15 (18.75%) MATLAB
5 11 (13.75%) R
5 11 (13.75%) Python
6 7 (8.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.25%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (65.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) JTAG
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) Firmware
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) vSphere
1 1 (1.25%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 2 (2.50%) SunGard
2 1 (1.25%) ESRI
2 1 (1.25%) SolidWorks
2 1 (1.25%) VMware
2 1 (1.25%) Cisco
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
East Anglia
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£32,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + pension, shares, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £26000 to £40000 per annum - excellent benefits (pension, healthcare,
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + pension, shares, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago