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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 211 178 241
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +63
Permanent jobs citing PhD 42 63 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.89% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.78% 3.06% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 55 37
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £73,000 £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
2357 2059 2785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.94% 29.04% 30.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1836 1717 2390
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 £25,586 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -8 25 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Bedfordshire - 10 £31,000 -
Hertfordshire -34 6 £34,250 -31.50%
Essex - 1 £40,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 60 (62.50%) Degree
2 54 (56.25%) Computer Science
3 41 (42.71%) C++
4 35 (36.46%) Mathematics
4 35 (36.46%) Software Engineering
5 33 (34.38%) C
6 26 (27.08%) Physics
7 25 (26.04%) OO
8 24 (25.00%) Signal Processing
9 23 (23.96%) Machine Learning
10 22 (22.92%) Analytics
11 19 (19.79%) Finance
12 18 (18.75%) SQL
12 18 (18.75%) .NET
13 17 (17.71%) Risk Management
13 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (16.67%) C#
14 16 (16.67%) Statistics
15 15 (15.63%) Manufacturing
15 15 (15.63%) Financial Modelling
16 14 (14.58%) Monte Carlo Method
16 14 (14.58%) SunGard APT
16 14 (14.58%) Hedge funds
16 14 (14.58%) Python
16 14 (14.58%) SunGard
17 12 (12.50%) Java
17 12 (12.50%) MATLAB
18 10 (10.42%) UNIX
19 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
19 9 (9.38%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (1.04%) IIS
1 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.04%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Simulink
2 5 (5.21%) Mathematica
3 3 (3.13%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.04%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (14.58%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.21%) Internet
2 4 (4.17%) TETRA
2 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.13%) DECT
4 1 (1.04%) Firewall
4 1 (1.04%) Wireless
4 1 (1.04%) SAN
4 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.04%) OLAP
5 1 (1.04%) DTS
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.04%) Selenium
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 15 (15.63%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (7.29%) Electronics
4 5 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Marketing
5 4 (4.17%) Games
6 3 (3.13%) Banking
7 1 (1.04%) Military
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Developer
2 24 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 14 (14.58%) Quantitative Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 14 (14.58%) Real Time Engineer
4 13 (13.54%) Graduate
5 10 (10.42%) Software Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Data Scientist
7 7 (7.29%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 7 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Junior
7 7 (7.29%) C# Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Junior Developer
8 6 (6.25%) DSP Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Statistician
10 4 (4.17%) Mechanical Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) .NET
2 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 8 (8.33%) WCF
3 5 (5.21%) WPF
3 5 (5.21%) jQuery
3 5 (5.21%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (4.17%) HTML
4 4 (4.17%) HTML5
4 4 (4.17%) Silverlight
5 3 (3.13%) LINQ
6 2 (2.08%) XML
7 1 (1.04%) Middleware
7 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.04%) COM
7 1 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 35 (36.46%) Mathematics
3 26 (27.08%) Physics
4 17 (17.71%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (16.67%) Statistics
6 14 (14.58%) Hedge funds
7 9 (9.38%) Open Source
8 5 (5.21%) Informatics
9 4 (4.17%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (4.17%) Firmware
9 4 (4.17%) Device Driver
9 4 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (4.17%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.13%) Handset
10 3 (3.13%) PMI
11 2 (2.08%) Biometrics
11 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
12 1 (1.04%) Biology
12 1 (1.04%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.42%) UNIX
2 6 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) Android
3 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) Software Engineering
2 25 (26.04%) OO
3 24 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 23 (23.96%) Machine Learning
5 22 (22.92%) Analytics
6 17 (17.71%) Risk Management
7 15 (15.63%) Financial Modelling
8 14 (14.58%) Monte Carlo Method
9 9 (9.38%) Bayesian Methods
10 8 (8.33%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.29%) Project Management
11 7 (7.29%) Integration Testing
11 7 (7.29%) OOD
12 6 (6.25%) UML
13 5 (5.21%) OOP
13 5 (5.21%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.21%) Bioinformatics
13 5 (5.21%) Hidden Markov Model
13 5 (5.21%) Knowledge Discovery
14 4 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.71%) C++
2 33 (34.38%) C
3 18 (18.75%) SQL
4 16 (16.67%) C#
5 14 (14.58%) Python
6 12 (12.50%) Java
6 12 (12.50%) MATLAB
7 9 (9.38%) R
8 7 (7.29%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.21%) Perl
9 5 (5.21%) AWK
10 4 (4.17%) Assembly Language
11 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.04%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 60 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.04%) vSphere
1 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) SunGard
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (1.04%) ESRI
4 1 (1.04%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.04%) VMware
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco
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