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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / East of England
Rank 148 208 245
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +37
Permanent jobs citing PhD 96 60 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 0.87% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.85% 3.03% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 62 36 17
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,464 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,850 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -

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
1640 1981 2125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.98% 28.76% 29.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1527 1689
Median salary £43,000 £44,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +22 70 £62,500 +50.60% 34
Hertfordshire +26 19 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Bedfordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Essex +8 1 £44,296 - 1
Norfolk -13 1 £45,850 +31.00% 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for PhD.

1 128 (73.14%) C++
2 107 (61.14%) Mathematics
3 106 (60.57%) Physics
3 106 (60.57%) Computer Science
4 96 (54.86%) Software Engineering
5 94 (53.71%) Degree
6 87 (49.71%) Algorithms
6 87 (49.71%) Java
7 78 (44.57%) C#
8 77 (44.00%) Python
9 63 (36.00%) C
10 52 (29.71%) Linux
11 51 (29.14%) Machine Learning
12 34 (19.43%) Windows
13 31 (17.71%) Multithreading
14 29 (16.57%) .NET
15 25 (14.29%) Telecoms
16 22 (12.57%) Artificial Intelligence
17 21 (12.00%) Distributed Algorithms
18 20 (11.43%) OO
19 19 (10.86%) HTML
20 18 (10.29%) CSS
20 18 (10.29%) JavaScript
20 18 (10.29%) Augmented Reality
21 17 (9.71%) Web Development
22 16 (9.14%) Electronics
22 16 (9.14%) Deep Learning
23 15 (8.57%) Aerospace
24 14 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
24 14 (8.00%) Node.js

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.14%) SAS
2 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Simulink
2 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.00%) Bluetooth
2 7 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.57%) 3G
4 1 (0.57%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.57%) 4G
4 1 (0.57%) GSM
4 1 (0.57%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (0.57%) LTE
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
4 1 (0.57%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.14%) Big Data
2 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
3 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
3 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.57%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (6.86%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.57%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 25 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.14%) Electronics
3 15 (8.57%) Aerospace
4 9 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.86%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Finance
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (38.86%) Software Engineer
2 58 (33.14%) Developer
3 41 (23.43%) Graduate
4 32 (18.29%) Software Developer
5 28 (16.00%) Graduate Developer
5 28 (16.00%) Java Engineer
6 27 (15.43%) C++ Software Engineer
7 25 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
8 24 (13.71%) Java Software Engineer
9 23 (13.14%) C++ Developer
10 22 (12.57%) C++ Software Developer
11 18 (10.29%) Graduate C++ Developer
11 18 (10.29%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
12 12 (6.86%) Computer Engineer
12 12 (6.86%) Web Developer
13 11 (6.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 8 (4.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 8 (4.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 8 (4.57%) Java Developer
15 7 (4.00%) Graduate Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.57%) .NET
2 19 (10.86%) HTML
3 18 (10.29%) CSS
4 14 (8.00%) Node.js
5 13 (7.43%) ZeroMQ
6 10 (5.71%) Ajax
6 10 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 10 (5.71%) JSON
7 9 (5.14%) STL
8 8 (4.57%) J2EE
8 8 (4.57%) Yocto
9 7 (4.00%) OpenGL
10 6 (3.43%) HTML5
11 5 (2.86%) CSS3
12 4 (2.29%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.29%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.29%) XML
13 3 (1.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 3 (1.71%) MFC
14 1 (0.57%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 107 (61.14%) Mathematics
2 106 (60.57%) Computer Science
2 106 (60.57%) Physics
3 87 (49.71%) Algorithms
4 22 (12.57%) Artificial Intelligence
5 18 (10.29%) Augmented Reality
6 13 (7.43%) Visualisation
7 12 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (4.00%) Device Driver
9 5 (2.86%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.86%) Life Science
9 5 (2.86%) User Experience
9 5 (2.86%) VHDL
10 3 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.71%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.14%) Biology
11 2 (1.14%) Informatics
11 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.14%) Statistics
12 1 (0.57%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.71%) Linux
2 34 (19.43%) Windows
3 14 (8.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (54.86%) Software Engineering
2 51 (29.14%) Machine Learning
3 31 (17.71%) Multithreading
4 21 (12.00%) Distributed Algorithms
5 20 (11.43%) OO
6 17 (9.71%) Web Development
7 16 (9.14%) Deep Learning
8 13 (7.43%) Data Visualisation
9 12 (6.86%) CAD
9 12 (6.86%) Computer Vision
10 11 (6.29%) Front End Development
11 9 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (5.14%) Image Processing
11 9 (5.14%) Scrum
12 7 (4.00%) OOD
13 6 (3.43%) OOP
13 6 (3.43%) UML
14 5 (2.86%) Data Analysis
15 4 (2.29%) Low Latency
15 4 (2.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 128 (73.14%) C++
2 87 (49.71%) Java
3 78 (44.57%) C#
4 77 (44.00%) Python
5 63 (36.00%) C
6 18 (10.29%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.43%) MATLAB
8 9 (5.14%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.86%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.29%) SQL
11 3 (1.71%) Perl
11 3 (1.71%) R
12 2 (1.14%) Fortran
13 1 (0.57%) Go
13 1 (0.57%) Haskell
13 1 (0.57%) Ruby
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.57%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 94 (53.71%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) CISSP
3 2 (1.14%) CISA
3 2 (1.14%) CISM
4 1 (0.57%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.29%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (6.86%) Firmware
2 1 (0.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) KVM
2 1 (0.57%) LXC
2 1 (0.57%) Slurm Workload Manager
2 1 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (0.57%) Cadence
1 1 (0.57%) Intel
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle
1 1 (0.57%) Pegasus
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