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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 228 219 229
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing PhD 24 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 1.16% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 41
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
2129 2066 2516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.25% 31.50% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1686 1617 2093
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -11 12 £40,000 -15.78% 24
Hertfordshire - 11 £35,000 - 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (68.85%) Degree
2 33 (54.10%) Mathematics
3 32 (52.46%) Computer Science
4 30 (49.18%) Software Engineering
5 27 (44.26%) Physics
6 20 (32.79%) Finance
6 20 (32.79%) Algorithms
7 17 (27.87%) C++
7 17 (27.87%) Java
8 16 (26.23%) SQL
8 16 (26.23%) Statistics
8 16 (26.23%) Analytics
8 16 (26.23%) R
9 15 (24.59%) C
9 15 (24.59%) Python
10 13 (21.31%) Machine Learning
10 13 (21.31%) Bayesian Methods
11 12 (19.67%) MATLAB
12 11 (18.03%) Linux
12 11 (18.03%) .NET
12 11 (18.03%) Applied Mathematics
12 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (16.39%) Big Data
13 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
13 10 (16.39%) C#
14 9 (14.75%) HTML
14 9 (14.75%) jQuery
14 9 (14.75%) Visualisation
15 8 (13.11%) HTML5
15 8 (13.11%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (9.84%) SAS
2 5 (8.20%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) SPSS
2 5 (8.20%) CPLEX
3 4 (6.56%) Mathematica
4 1 (1.64%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (6.56%) Internet
3 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.64%) TETRA
4 1 (1.64%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Big Data
2 6 (9.84%) Hadoop
2 6 (9.84%) Data Mining
3 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Maven
3 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (11.48%) Games
3 7 (11.48%) Electronics
4 5 (8.20%) Marketing
4 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.64%) Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Software Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Data Scientist
4 8 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (13.11%) C# Developer
5 7 (11.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.48%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Graduate
7 4 (6.56%) Statistician
8 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.28%) C Developer
9 2 (3.28%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Real Time Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Real Time Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Mechanical Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Java Web Developer
10 1 (1.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) HTML
2 9 (14.75%) jQuery
3 8 (13.11%) HTML5
3 8 (13.11%) WCF
3 8 (13.11%) WPF
4 7 (11.48%) Silverlight
4 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.56%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (3.28%) J2EE
6 2 (3.28%) Middleware
7 1 (1.64%) Spring
7 1 (1.64%) Ajax
7 1 (1.64%) LINQ
7 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (54.10%) Mathematics
2 32 (52.46%) Computer Science
3 27 (44.26%) Physics
4 20 (32.79%) Algorithms
5 16 (26.23%) Statistics
6 11 (18.03%) Applied Mathematics
6 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (14.75%) Visualisation
8 6 (9.84%) Economics
8 6 (9.84%) Chemistry
9 5 (8.20%) Psychology
9 5 (8.20%) Informatics
9 5 (8.20%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (8.20%) Neural Network
9 5 (8.20%) Digital Media
9 5 (8.20%) Open Source
10 4 (6.56%) Device Driver
11 3 (4.92%) PMI
12 2 (3.28%) Biometrics
13 1 (1.64%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 7 (11.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Software Engineering
2 16 (26.23%) Analytics
3 13 (21.31%) Machine Learning
3 13 (21.31%) Bayesian Methods
4 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) Web Development
6 6 (9.84%) Low Latency
6 6 (9.84%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.20%) Logistic Regression
7 5 (8.20%) Cluster Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Bioinformatics
7 5 (8.20%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Econometrics
7 5 (8.20%) OO
7 5 (8.20%) Gibbs Sampling
7 5 (8.20%) Time Series Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Markov Chain
7 5 (8.20%) Factor Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) Structural Equation Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) C++
1 17 (27.87%) Java
2 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 16 (26.23%) R
3 15 (24.59%) C
3 15 (24.59%) Python
4 12 (19.67%) MATLAB
5 10 (16.39%) C#
6 5 (8.20%) Ruby
6 5 (8.20%) Clojure
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.64%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 42 (68.85%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) HNC
3 1 (1.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) SunGard
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle
1 1 (1.64%) SAP
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