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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 225 192 225
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 27 43 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.63% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 2.07% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 49
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2275 2078 2725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.32% 30.57% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1795 1594 2252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -16 14 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Hertfordshire -23 10 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 - 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (62.86%) Degree
2 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
3 35 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 33 (47.14%) Software Engineering
5 24 (34.29%) Physics
6 23 (32.86%) C
6 23 (32.86%) Algorithms
7 19 (27.14%) C++
7 19 (27.14%) SQL
8 17 (24.29%) Statistics
8 17 (24.29%) Machine Learning
9 16 (22.86%) Java
9 16 (22.86%) R
10 15 (21.43%) .NET
10 15 (21.43%) Python
10 15 (21.43%) MATLAB
11 14 (20.00%) Finance
11 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (18.57%) Analytics
12 13 (18.57%) Bayesian Methods
13 11 (15.71%) Linux
14 10 (14.29%) C#
15 9 (12.86%) HTML
15 9 (12.86%) Electronics
15 9 (12.86%) Applied Mathematics
15 9 (12.86%) jQuery
15 9 (12.86%) Signal Processing
16 8 (11.43%) Windows
16 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
16 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (5.71%) SAS
2 3 (4.29%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Mathematica
2 4 (5.71%) SPSS
3 3 (4.29%) Simulink
3 3 (4.29%) CPLEX
4 1 (1.43%) MS Office
4 1 (1.43%) Pro/ENGINEER
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) Internet
1 6 (8.57%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (4.29%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.86%) TETRA
4 1 (1.43%) DECT
4 1 (1.43%) Firewall
4 1 (1.43%) Wireless
4 1 (1.43%) SAN
4 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
2 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.86%) Subversion
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) Selenium
3 1 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.86%) Electronics
3 8 (11.43%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.00%) Games
4 7 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.71%) Marketing
6 3 (4.29%) Retail
6 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Automotive
7 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 17 (24.29%) Developer
3 11 (15.71%) Graduate
4 9 (12.86%) Data Scientist
5 8 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 7 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (8.57%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Real Time Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Statistician
9 3 (4.29%) DSP Engineer
9 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.86%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Principal Engineer
10 2 (2.86%) Mechanical Engineer
11 1 (1.43%) Java Web Developer
11 1 (1.43%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) .NET
2 9 (12.86%) jQuery
2 9 (12.86%) HTML
3 8 (11.43%) HTML5
3 8 (11.43%) WCF
3 8 (11.43%) WPF
4 7 (10.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.57%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (4.29%) Middleware
7 2 (2.86%) J2EE
8 1 (1.43%) Spring
8 1 (1.43%) Ajax
8 1 (1.43%) COM
8 1 (1.43%) CSS
8 1 (1.43%) XML
8 1 (1.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (55.71%) Computer Science
2 35 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 24 (34.29%) Physics
4 23 (32.86%) Algorithms
5 17 (24.29%) Statistics
6 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.86%) Applied Mathematics
8 7 (10.00%) Visualisation
9 4 (5.71%) Open Source
10 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
10 3 (4.29%) Chemistry
10 3 (4.29%) Psychology
10 3 (4.29%) Informatics
10 3 (4.29%) Artificial Intelligence
10 3 (4.29%) Neural Network
10 3 (4.29%) Economics
10 3 (4.29%) PMI
10 3 (4.29%) Device Driver
11 2 (2.86%) Biometrics
12 1 (1.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) UNIX
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Software Engineering
2 17 (24.29%) Machine Learning
3 13 (18.57%) Analytics
3 13 (18.57%) Bayesian Methods
4 9 (12.86%) Signal Processing
5 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 8 (11.43%) Web Development
6 6 (8.57%) Low Latency
6 6 (8.57%) Knowledge Discovery
7 5 (7.14%) Validation
7 5 (7.14%) OO
7 5 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.14%) Project Management
8 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.71%) Pattern Recognition
9 3 (4.29%) Gibbs Sampling
9 3 (4.29%) Line Management
9 3 (4.29%) Linear Regression
9 3 (4.29%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) C
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
2 19 (27.14%) C++
3 16 (22.86%) Java
3 16 (22.86%) R
4 15 (21.43%) Python
4 15 (21.43%) MATLAB
5 10 (14.29%) C#
6 6 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 3 (4.29%) Clojure
9 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.43%) Scala
10 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (62.86%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) HNC
4 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.86%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) vSphere
2 1 (1.43%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (1.43%) Cisco
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.43%) ESRI
1 1 (1.43%) SolidWorks
1 1 (1.43%) VMware
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Suffolk
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified
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Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
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Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
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Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
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Salary: to £competitive + benefits
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Salary: to £competitive + benefits
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Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
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