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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 203 245 221
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -24
Permanent jobs citing PhD 61 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 0.25% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.95% 0.82% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 15
Average salary £35,088 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.44% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,700 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,900 £62,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
2067 2186 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.42% 29.84% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1743 1674
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +37 40 £42,500 +3.03% 23
Essex - 10 - -
Hertfordshire +6 9 £32,000 -39.04%
Norfolk - 2 £35,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 76 (60.32%) Computer Science
2 57 (45.24%) Java
3 55 (43.65%) Degree
4 40 (31.75%) Algorithms
5 38 (30.16%) C++
6 37 (29.37%) C
6 37 (29.37%) Software Engineering
6 37 (29.37%) Mathematics
7 36 (28.57%) NoSQL
7 36 (28.57%) Finance
8 34 (26.98%) Physics
9 31 (24.60%) Bioinformatics
10 30 (23.81%) OOP
11 29 (23.02%) Python
12 28 (22.22%) JSON
12 28 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
12 28 (22.22%) REST
12 28 (22.22%) Docker
13 26 (20.63%) Data Structures
13 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
14 25 (19.84%) Biology
15 22 (17.46%) Linux
16 21 (16.67%) Big Data
17 18 (14.29%) Unix
18 17 (13.49%) Relational Database
19 16 (12.70%) Perl
19 16 (12.70%) Validation
20 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
21 12 (9.52%) Life Science

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.79%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.79%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (20.63%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.38%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.38%) Firewall
2 3 (2.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 21 (16.67%) Big Data
3 17 (13.49%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.17%) MySQL
6 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.79%) Flink
7 1 (0.79%) HBase
7 1 (0.79%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 9 (7.14%) LabVIEW
2 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) JMeter
3 1 (0.79%) Selenium
3 1 (0.79%) TestNG
General
1 36 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Electronics
3 4 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.38%) Games
4 3 (2.38%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.59%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (38.10%) Developer
2 27 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 26 (20.63%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (8.73%) Senior Developer
5 10 (7.94%) C Software Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) Graduate
6 9 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.35%) Junior
7 8 (6.35%) Programmer
8 7 (5.56%) Junior Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Junior Java Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Physicist
9 6 (4.76%) Data Scientist
9 6 (4.76%) Java Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Linux Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.97%) C Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.22%) JSON
1 28 (22.22%) REST
2 8 (6.35%) HTML
3 4 (3.17%) CSS
3 4 (3.17%) Hibernate
3 4 (3.17%) HTML5
3 4 (3.17%) OpenGL
3 4 (3.17%) Spring
3 4 (3.17%) Spring MVC
4 3 (2.38%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.38%) Django
4 3 (2.38%) jQuery
4 3 (2.38%) Polymer
4 3 (2.38%) Web Components
4 3 (2.38%) WebGL
5 2 (1.59%) MLlib
5 2 (1.59%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.59%) OpenCV
5 2 (1.59%) SOAP
5 2 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (60.32%) Computer Science
2 40 (31.75%) Algorithms
3 37 (29.37%) Mathematics
4 34 (26.98%) Physics
5 26 (20.63%) Data Structures
6 25 (19.84%) Biology
7 14 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (9.52%) Life Science
9 9 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
10 7 (5.56%) Chemistry
10 7 (5.56%) Visualisation
11 6 (4.76%) Biotechnology
12 4 (3.17%) Device Driver
12 4 (3.17%) Hedge funds
12 4 (3.17%) Statistics
13 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
13 2 (1.59%) Market Risk
14 1 (0.79%) Applied Mathematics
14 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Linux
2 18 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (1.59%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.37%) Software Engineering
2 31 (24.60%) Bioinformatics
3 30 (23.81%) OOP
4 16 (12.70%) Validation
5 10 (7.94%) Data Management
6 9 (7.14%) Machine Learning
6 9 (7.14%) OO
6 9 (7.14%) Project Management
7 6 (4.76%) CAD
7 6 (4.76%) Workflow
8 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.97%) Electronic Design Automation
8 5 (3.97%) Image Processing
8 5 (3.97%) Microscopy
8 5 (3.97%) SDLC
8 5 (3.97%) TDD
9 4 (3.17%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.17%) Low Latency
9 4 (3.17%) MVC
9 4 (3.17%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 57 (45.24%) Java
2 38 (30.16%) C++
3 37 (29.37%) C
4 29 (23.02%) Python
5 16 (12.70%) Perl
6 11 (8.73%) C#
7 7 (5.56%) MATLAB
7 7 (5.56%) R
8 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.38%) Scala
10 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.79%) Fortran
11 1 (0.79%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (43.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.38%) CCNA
2 3 (2.38%) CCNP
2 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) CISSP
3 1 (0.79%) CLAS
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.38%) GCP
2 3 (2.38%) GLP
2 3 (2.38%) GMP
2 3 (2.38%) GxP
2 3 (2.38%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.79%) ISO27005
3 1 (0.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (22.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (2.38%) Google
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle
2 2 (1.59%) SunGard
3 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
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