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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 216 213 221
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing PhD 48 70 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.81% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 2.79% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 47 46 50
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,322 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.32% +12.66%
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
2248 2510 2447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.70% 28.99% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1813 2003 2031
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -25 27 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Hertfordshire +2 10 £29,250 +1.73% 5
Bedfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £47,500 - 1
Essex +4 2 £67,500 +44.32%
Norfolk - 1 £50,000 - 2
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (55.07%) Physics
2 36 (52.17%) Degree
3 35 (50.72%) Mathematics
4 28 (40.58%) Software Engineering
4 28 (40.58%) C++
5 25 (36.23%) Computer Science
6 18 (26.09%) C
6 18 (26.09%) Java
7 17 (24.64%) Python
8 16 (23.19%) Finance
9 15 (21.74%) Algorithms
10 14 (20.29%) Linux
11 12 (17.39%) Machine Learning
12 10 (14.49%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (14.49%) C#
12 10 (14.49%) Chemistry
12 10 (14.49%) Statistics
13 9 (13.04%) Data Mining
13 9 (13.04%) Aerospace
13 9 (13.04%) Electronics
14 8 (11.59%) Big Data
14 8 (11.59%) Signal Processing
15 7 (10.14%) R
15 7 (10.14%) OO
15 7 (10.14%) Perl
15 7 (10.14%) Marketing
16 6 (8.70%) SQL
16 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
16 6 (8.70%) UNIX
16 6 (8.70%) Embedded C

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (4.35%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.35%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) SPSS
1 3 (4.35%) CPLEX
2 1 (1.45%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.90%) Wireless
3 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Data Mining
2 8 (11.59%) Big Data
3 6 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.90%) OLAP
6 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.45%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Subversion
1 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (23.19%) Finance
2 9 (13.04%) Aerospace
2 9 (13.04%) Electronics
3 7 (10.14%) Marketing
4 6 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (7.25%) Games
6 4 (5.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.35%) Retail
8 2 (2.90%) Avionics
8 2 (2.90%) Military
9 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Software Engineer
2 12 (17.39%) Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Data Scientist
4 5 (7.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Architect
4 5 (7.25%) C# Software Developer
4 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (7.25%) C# Developer
5 4 (5.80%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 2 (2.90%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Systems Architect
7 2 (2.90%) C Developer
7 2 (2.90%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.45%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (1.45%) Analyst
8 1 (1.45%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) HTML5
1 5 (7.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (7.25%) .NET
1 5 (7.25%) HTML
1 5 (7.25%) jQuery
1 5 (7.25%) WCF
1 5 (7.25%) WPF
1 5 (7.25%) Silverlight
2 4 (5.80%) J2EE
2 4 (5.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (55.07%) Physics
2 35 (50.72%) Mathematics
3 25 (36.23%) Computer Science
4 15 (21.74%) Algorithms
5 10 (14.49%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (14.49%) Chemistry
5 10 (14.49%) Statistics
6 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.80%) Economics
8 3 (4.35%) Internet of Things
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Media
8 3 (4.35%) Visualisation
8 3 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (4.35%) Neural Network
8 3 (4.35%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (4.35%) Biotechnology
8 3 (4.35%) Psychology
8 3 (4.35%) Informatics
8 3 (4.35%) Robotics
8 3 (4.35%) Mechatronics
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Linux
2 6 (8.70%) UNIX
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.39%) Machine Learning
3 8 (11.59%) Signal Processing
4 7 (10.14%) OO
5 6 (8.70%) Analytics
5 6 (8.70%) Bayesian Methods
5 6 (8.70%) SDLC
6 5 (7.25%) Web Development
6 5 (7.25%) Bioinformatics
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.80%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.80%) SOA
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.80%) Network Management
7 4 (5.80%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Gibbs Sampling
8 3 (4.35%) Time Series Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Markov Chain
8 3 (4.35%) Factor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) C++
2 18 (26.09%) C
2 18 (26.09%) Java
3 17 (24.64%) Python
4 10 (14.49%) C#
5 7 (10.14%) R
5 7 (10.14%) Perl
6 6 (8.70%) SQL
6 6 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.70%) Embedded C
7 4 (5.80%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.35%) Clojure
8 3 (4.35%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.35%) VBA
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby
9 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Rust
10 1 (1.45%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.45%) Fortran
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (52.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.45%) SunGard
1 1 (1.45%) SAP
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle
Cambridge
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health+bonus+pens.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton nr Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Norwich
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago