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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 213 227 194
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 52 43 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.69% 0.54% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 1.79% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 59
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £55,000
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
2358 2397 2230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 31.40% 30.06% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1999 1916 1829
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +2 21 £48,750 +39.28% 22
Hertfordshire +4 18 £28,500 +35.71% 1
Essex 0 5 £42,500 -22.72%
Bedfordshire -4 4 £40,000 +33.33%
Suffolk - 3 £50,000 - 2
Norfolk - 1 £50,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (52.08%) C
1 50 (52.08%) Mathematics
2 47 (48.96%) Physics
2 47 (48.96%) C++
3 44 (45.83%) Computer Science
4 42 (43.75%) Software Engineering
5 38 (39.58%) Degree
6 29 (30.21%) Python
7 27 (28.13%) Linux
8 20 (20.83%) Signal Processing
9 19 (19.79%) Java
10 17 (17.71%) LabVIEW
11 16 (16.67%) Perl
12 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (14.58%) Algorithms
14 13 (13.54%) SDLC
15 12 (12.50%) Embedded C
15 12 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
16 11 (11.46%) Chemistry
16 11 (11.46%) C#
17 10 (10.42%) Machine Learning
18 9 (9.38%) Electronics
18 9 (9.38%) Finance
18 9 (9.38%) Aerospace
18 9 (9.38%) Ethernet
18 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
19 8 (8.33%) Low Latency
19 8 (8.33%) Statistics
19 8 (8.33%) Marketing
20 7 (7.29%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (1.04%) SAS
1 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Ethernet
1 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.21%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 5 (5.21%) Big Data
3 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.08%) OLAP
4 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) Text Mining
5 1 (1.04%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) LabVIEW
2 4 (4.17%) Subversion
2 4 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (9.38%) Electronics
1 9 (9.38%) Finance
1 9 (9.38%) Aerospace
2 8 (8.33%) Marketing
3 6 (6.25%) Games
3 6 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.13%) Military
4 3 (3.13%) Avionics
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Developer
2 30 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 9 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (9.38%) C Software Engineer
3 9 (9.38%) Data Scientist
4 8 (8.33%) Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Python Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Embedded C Developer
8 4 (4.17%) C Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Systems Architect
10 2 (2.08%) Graduate
10 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) HTML
1 6 (6.25%) .NET
1 6 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 6 (6.25%) WCF
1 6 (6.25%) WPF
1 6 (6.25%) Silverlight
1 6 (6.25%) jQuery
1 6 (6.25%) HTML5
2 4 (4.17%) Middleware
2 4 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (52.08%) Mathematics
2 47 (48.96%) Physics
3 44 (45.83%) Computer Science
4 15 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (14.58%) Algorithms
6 12 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (11.46%) Chemistry
8 8 (8.33%) Statistics
9 5 (5.21%) Robotics
9 5 (5.21%) Mechatronics
9 5 (5.21%) Internet of Things
10 2 (2.08%) Biotechnology
11 1 (1.04%) Informatics
11 1 (1.04%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.04%) Clustering
11 1 (1.04%) VHDL
11 1 (1.04%) Verilog
11 1 (1.04%) Biology
11 1 (1.04%) Life Science
11 1 (1.04%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) UNIX
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 20 (20.83%) Signal Processing
3 13 (13.54%) SDLC
4 10 (10.42%) Machine Learning
5 8 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 7 (7.29%) Analytics
6 7 (7.29%) OO
7 6 (6.25%) Web Development
7 6 (6.25%) Software Architecture
8 4 (4.17%) Image Processing
8 4 (4.17%) Video Processing
8 4 (4.17%) Requirements Engineering
8 4 (4.17%) Network Management
8 4 (4.17%) Video Analytics
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (4.17%) Scrum
8 4 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.17%) Bioinformatics
8 4 (4.17%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (52.08%) C
2 47 (48.96%) C++
3 29 (30.21%) Python
4 19 (19.79%) Java
5 16 (16.67%) Perl
6 12 (12.50%) Embedded C
7 11 (11.46%) C#
8 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.25%) R
10 5 (5.21%) Fortran
10 5 (5.21%) MATLAB
11 4 (4.17%) Tcl
11 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
12 3 (3.13%) Embedded C++
13 2 (2.08%) SQL
13 2 (2.08%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.08%) VBA
14 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (39.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.04%) Intel
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Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £Competitive + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £40k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Immediate and summer start
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage
Tessella
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000+
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k - £60k dep. on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago