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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 214 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing PhD 41 82 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.95% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 3.16% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 37 48 61
Average salary £40,000 £36,770 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.78% -1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,450 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
2189 2594 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.34% 30.09% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1736 2070 2063
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 £57,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -32 27 £40,000 - 25
Hertfordshire +4 10 £38,750 +55.00% 2
Essex +6 2 £67,500 +75.14%
Suffolk - 2 £47,500 - 4
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 39 (59.09%) Degree
2 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
2 28 (42.42%) Physics
3 26 (39.39%) Software Engineering
4 22 (33.33%) C++
4 22 (33.33%) Java
5 21 (31.82%) Finance
6 17 (25.76%) Linux
6 17 (25.76%) Algorithms
7 14 (21.21%) C
7 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
8 13 (19.70%) Python
9 12 (18.18%) Electronics
9 12 (18.18%) Chemistry
10 11 (16.67%) Statistics
11 10 (15.15%) Analytics
12 9 (13.64%) R
12 9 (13.64%) Machine Learning
12 9 (13.64%) Data Mining
13 8 (12.12%) SQL
13 8 (12.12%) Aerospace
13 8 (12.12%) MATLAB
13 8 (12.12%) OO
13 8 (12.12%) Hadoop
13 8 (12.12%) Big Data
14 7 (10.61%) Applied Mathematics
14 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
14 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
15 6 (9.09%) C#
15 6 (9.09%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.09%) SAS
2 5 (7.58%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) SPSS
2 5 (7.58%) CPLEX
3 1 (1.52%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.52%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.03%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (1.52%) TETRA
4 1 (1.52%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) Data Mining
2 8 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.12%) Big Data
3 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.03%) OLAP
5 2 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.52%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 6 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) Maven
2 1 (1.52%) JUnit
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Electronics
3 8 (12.12%) Aerospace
4 6 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (9.09%) Marketing
5 5 (7.58%) Retail
5 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.03%) Military
6 2 (3.03%) Avionics
7 1 (1.52%) Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 10 (15.15%) Data Scientist
3 7 (10.61%) Developer
4 4 (6.06%) Architect
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) Graduate
6 2 (3.03%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Technical Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Junior
6 2 (3.03%) Systems Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Mechanical Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) C Developer
6 2 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) Quantitative Analyst
7 1 (1.52%) Data Manager
7 1 (1.52%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.09%) J2EE
1 6 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) Spring
2 1 (1.52%) Ajax
2 1 (1.52%) jQuery
2 1 (1.52%) HTML5
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Mathematics
1 28 (42.42%) Physics
2 17 (25.76%) Algorithms
3 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
4 12 (18.18%) Chemistry
5 11 (16.67%) Statistics
6 7 (10.61%) Applied Mathematics
7 6 (9.09%) Economics
7 6 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (7.58%) Digital Media
8 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
8 5 (7.58%) Psychology
8 5 (7.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (7.58%) Neural Network
8 5 (7.58%) Informatics
9 4 (6.06%) Device Driver
10 3 (4.55%) Biotechnology
11 2 (3.03%) Verilog
11 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Software Engineering
2 10 (15.15%) Analytics
3 9 (13.64%) Machine Learning
4 8 (12.12%) OO
5 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (9.09%) Network Management
6 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.09%) SOA
6 6 (9.09%) Bayesian Methods
7 5 (7.58%) Time Series Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Markov Chain
7 5 (7.58%) Factor Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Structural Equation Modelling
7 5 (7.58%) Gibbs Sampling
7 5 (7.58%) Linear Regression
7 5 (7.58%) Database Theory
7 5 (7.58%) Relational Database Theory
7 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.58%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.33%) C++
1 22 (33.33%) Java
2 14 (21.21%) C
3 13 (19.70%) Python
4 9 (13.64%) R
5 8 (12.12%) MATLAB
5 8 (12.12%) SQL
6 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
7 6 (9.09%) C#
8 5 (7.58%) Ruby
8 5 (7.58%) Clojure
9 4 (6.06%) Perl
10 3 (4.55%) VBA
10 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.03%) Assembly Language
11 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.03%) Scala
12 1 (1.52%) Rust
12 1 (1.52%) Erlang
12 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.52%) HNC
3 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle
1 1 (1.52%) SAP
1 1 (1.52%) SunGard
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