The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 217 181 235
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +54
Permanent jobs citing PhD 43 64 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.84% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 2.88% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 61 26
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2402 2221 2630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.22% 29.06% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 1822 2292
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +14 32 £35,000 -17.64% 18
Bedfordshire - 6 £30,000 - 1
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire -54 2 £17,432 -65.13% 2
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 85 (67.46%) Degree
2 63 (50.00%) C++
3 60 (47.62%) Computer Science
4 45 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 40 (31.75%) OO
6 39 (30.95%) C
7 36 (28.57%) Mathematics
8 35 (27.78%) Finance
9 31 (24.60%) Analytics
10 30 (23.81%) Financial Modelling
11 29 (23.02%) Monte Carlo Method
11 29 (23.02%) SunGard APT
11 29 (23.02%) SunGard
11 29 (23.02%) Risk Management
12 28 (22.22%) Machine Learning
12 28 (22.22%) Hedge funds
13 26 (20.63%) Signal Processing
14 23 (18.25%) Physics
15 19 (15.08%) Manufacturing
16 17 (13.49%) Statistics
17 15 (11.90%) MATLAB
18 13 (10.32%) C#
18 13 (10.32%) SQL
18 13 (10.32%) .NET
19 11 (8.73%) Java
19 11 (8.73%) Electronics
20 10 (7.94%) UNIX
20 10 (7.94%) Project Management
21 9 (7.14%) Python
22 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (0.79%) ArcGIS
1 1 (0.79%) IIS
1 1 (0.79%) SAS
1 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Simulink
2 4 (3.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 3 (2.38%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.79%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (23.02%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) TETRA
2 5 (3.97%) Ethernet
2 5 (3.97%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.17%) DECT
4 3 (2.38%) Internet
5 2 (1.59%) GSM
6 1 (0.79%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) Firewall
6 1 (0.79%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) HTTP
6 1 (0.79%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) OLAP
4 1 (0.79%) DTS
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Selenium
2 2 (1.59%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 35 (27.78%) Finance
2 19 (15.08%) Manufacturing
3 11 (8.73%) Electronics
4 6 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.38%) Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Military
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 48 (38.10%) Developer
2 34 (26.98%) Software Engineer
3 29 (23.02%) Quantitative Developer
4 18 (14.29%) Junior
4 18 (14.29%) Graduate
5 16 (12.70%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 16 (12.70%) Real Time Engineer
6 14 (11.11%) Junior Developer
6 14 (11.11%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.76%) DSP Engineer
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Mechanical Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.97%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (3.97%) Data Scientist
10 4 (3.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (3.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.32%) .NET
2 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.38%) XML
3 3 (2.38%) WCF
3 3 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (1.59%) LINQ
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
5 1 (0.79%) COM
5 1 (0.79%) CSS
5 1 (0.79%) jQuery
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 36 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 28 (22.22%) Hedge funds
4 23 (18.25%) Physics
5 17 (13.49%) Statistics
6 5 (3.97%) Firmware
6 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.97%) Informatics
6 5 (3.97%) Device Driver
6 5 (3.97%) Open Source
6 5 (3.97%) Smartphone
6 5 (3.97%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (3.17%) Handset
8 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.79%) Biometrics
9 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.79%) Biology
9 1 (0.79%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.94%) UNIX
2 6 (4.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.38%) Windows
4 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 40 (31.75%) OO
3 31 (24.60%) Analytics
4 30 (23.81%) Financial Modelling
5 29 (23.02%) Monte Carlo Method
5 29 (23.02%) Risk Management
6 28 (22.22%) Machine Learning
7 26 (20.63%) Signal Processing
8 10 (7.94%) Project Management
9 8 (6.35%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.56%) OOD
10 7 (5.56%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.76%) Product Management
11 6 (4.76%) Software Testing
11 6 (4.76%) UML
12 5 (3.97%) Change Management
12 5 (3.97%) OOP
12 5 (3.97%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.97%) Bioinformatics
12 5 (3.97%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (50.00%) C++
2 39 (30.95%) C
3 15 (11.90%) MATLAB
4 13 (10.32%) C#
4 13 (10.32%) SQL
5 11 (8.73%) Java
6 9 (7.14%) Python
7 7 (5.56%) Perl
8 6 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.97%) Assembly Language
9 5 (3.97%) AWK
10 3 (2.38%) Embedded C
10 3 (2.38%) R
11 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.79%) VBA
12 1 (0.79%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 85 (67.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) JTAG
2 1 (0.79%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.79%) vSphere
1 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 29 (23.02%) SunGard
2 4 (3.17%) EMC
3 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.79%) ESRI
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco
4 1 (0.79%) SolidWorks
4 1 (0.79%) VMware
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