The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 449 471 477
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +6
Permanent jobs citing PhD 520 430 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 1.61% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 447 364 435
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
PhD
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28763 26677 31812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 26.79% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22617 21986 27103
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in England

PhD
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the England region.

PhD Salary Trend in England

PhD
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in England

PhD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the England region over the 3 months to 15 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
London +38 317 £50,000 - 32
South East +12 121 £35,500 -12.88% 11
East of England -37 43 £35,000 -26.31% 13
South West -3 26 £46,500 +24.00%
North East -2 11 £40,000 -5.88%
East Midlands -9 7 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands -2 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 559 (48.61%) Computer Science
2 557 (48.43%) Degree
3 551 (47.91%) Java
4 513 (44.61%) Mathematics
5 474 (41.22%) C++
6 363 (31.57%) Software Engineering
7 362 (31.48%) Physics
8 278 (24.17%) Python
9 246 (21.39%) Finance
10 241 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
11 237 (20.61%) SQL
12 229 (19.91%) OO
13 220 (19.13%) C#
14 192 (16.70%) Analytics
15 188 (16.35%) Linux
16 181 (15.74%) MATLAB
17 174 (15.13%) Statistics
18 166 (14.43%) Hadoop
19 164 (14.26%) R
20 161 (14.00%) Big Data
21 147 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
22 137 (11.91%) Windows
23 134 (11.65%) C
23 134 (11.65%) Oracle
24 115 (10.00%) .NET
25 114 (9.91%) JavaScript
26 107 (9.30%) Scala
27 99 (8.61%) Machine Learning
28 95 (8.26%) MapReduce
29 89 (7.74%) HTML

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the 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 62 (5.39%) SAS
2 30 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 28 (2.43%) Apache Pig
4 11 (0.96%) Tornado
5 8 (0.70%) Lync
5 8 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (0.61%) Mule
7 6 (0.52%) Node.js
8 5 (0.43%) Apache
8 5 (0.43%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.17%) WordPress
10 2 (0.17%) Drupal
10 2 (0.17%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.17%) IIS
11 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.087%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.087%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 70 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.70%) SPSS
3 35 (3.04%) MS Office
4 32 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (2.43%) CPLEX
6 19 (1.65%) Mathematica
7 12 (1.04%) NASTRAN
8 8 (0.70%) Stata
9 7 (0.61%) Simulink
10 6 (0.52%) Weka
11 4 (0.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 4 (0.35%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.087%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (1.39%) SunGard APT
2 11 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.087%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.087%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.96%) GitHub
2 9 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.70%) ElastiCache
3 8 (0.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.13%) HTTP
2 26 (2.26%) SAN
3 20 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 16 (1.39%) Internet
5 9 (0.78%) Firewall
6 8 (0.70%) VPN
6 8 (0.70%) DNS
6 8 (0.70%) VoIP
6 8 (0.70%) DHCP
6 8 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (0.61%) Wireless
8 5 (0.43%) TETRA
8 5 (0.43%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.43%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (0.35%) Broadband
9 4 (0.35%) DECT
10 2 (0.17%) DVB
10 2 (0.17%) RTP
10 2 (0.17%) SS7
11 1 (0.087%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (14.43%) Hadoop
2 161 (14.00%) Big Data
3 85 (7.39%) MySQL
4 83 (7.22%) Data Mining
5 71 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 70 (6.09%) SQL Server
7 61 (5.30%) Mahout
8 49 (4.26%) NoSQL
9 26 (2.26%) Apache Hive
10 25 (2.17%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.65%) Redis
12 18 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 16 (1.39%) CouchDB
14 14 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (0.96%) Cognos Impromptu
15 11 (0.96%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (0.87%) DB2
16 10 (0.87%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (3.74%) Eclipse
2 28 (2.43%) Git (software)
3 25 (2.17%) Maven
4 17 (1.48%) Selenium
4 17 (1.48%) YourKit
5 16 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.30%) JUnit
6 15 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 15 (1.30%) Subversion
7 11 (0.96%) Mercurial
7 11 (0.96%) Jenkins
8 9 (0.78%) Ant
9 7 (0.61%) Gradle
10 6 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.52%) JMeter
10 6 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.43%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.26%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (0.26%) Grunt
13 1 (0.087%) Sinon.JS
General
1 246 (21.39%) Finance
2 84 (7.30%) Pharmaceutical
3 83 (7.22%) Games
4 51 (4.43%) Front Office
5 43 (3.74%) Electronics
6 42 (3.65%) Marketing
7 38 (3.30%) Banking
7 38 (3.30%) Retail
8 33 (2.87%) Financial Institution
9 31 (2.70%) Manufacturing
10 30 (2.61%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.91%) Advertising
12 20 (1.74%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.96%) Automotive
14 9 (0.78%) Investment Banking
15 8 (0.70%) Publishing
16 6 (0.52%) Legal
17 3 (0.26%) French Language
17 3 (0.26%) Military
17 3 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 493 (42.87%) Developer
2 195 (16.96%) Java Developer
3 153 (13.30%) Software Engineer
4 142 (12.35%) Data Scientist
5 137 (11.91%) Software Developer
6 125 (10.87%) Graduate
7 90 (7.83%) Analyst
8 68 (5.91%) C++ Developer
9 59 (5.13%) Statistician
9 59 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 56 (4.87%) C# Developer
11 53 (4.61%) Consultant
12 52 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
13 42 (3.65%) Research Engineer
14 39 (3.39%) Junior
14 39 (3.39%) Quantitative Developer
15 33 (2.87%) Research Scientist
16 32 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
17 31 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
17 31 (2.70%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (10.00%) .NET
2 89 (7.74%) HTML
3 66 (5.74%) Web Services
4 61 (5.30%) jQuery
5 60 (5.22%) CSS
6 57 (4.96%) XML
7 48 (4.17%) HTML5
8 43 (3.74%) Cascading
9 38 (3.30%) ASP.NET
9 38 (3.30%) J2EE
10 36 (3.13%) Hibernate
11 34 (2.96%) Spring
12 32 (2.78%) CSS3
13 30 (2.61%) JSON
14 27 (2.35%) OpenGL
15 26 (2.26%) REST
16 23 (2.00%) J2SE
16 23 (2.00%) WPF
16 23 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
16 23 (2.00%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 559 (48.61%) Computer Science
2 513 (44.61%) Mathematics
3 362 (31.48%) Physics
4 174 (15.13%) Statistics
5 147 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
6 87 (7.57%) Visualisation
7 74 (6.43%) Chemistry
8 72 (6.26%) Hedge funds
9 65 (5.65%) Life Science
10 62 (5.39%) Economics
11 58 (5.04%) Biology
12 49 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
13 48 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
14 39 (3.39%) Applied Mathematics
15 34 (2.96%) Biotechnology
16 30 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 25 (2.17%) Neural Network
18 24 (2.09%) VHDL
18 24 (2.09%) Digital Media
19 23 (2.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 188 (16.35%) Linux
2 137 (11.91%) Windows
3 57 (4.96%) UNIX
4 23 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.91%) Windows 7
6 19 (1.65%) Solaris
7 18 (1.57%) Android
8 13 (1.13%) AIX
9 11 (0.96%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.70%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.70%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.61%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.35%) Debian
12 4 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (31.57%) Software Engineering
2 241 (20.96%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (19.91%) OO
4 192 (16.70%) Analytics
5 99 (8.61%) Machine Learning
6 95 (8.26%) MapReduce
7 85 (7.39%) Multithreading
8 83 (7.22%) OOD
9 77 (6.70%) Data Analysis
10 69 (6.00%) TDD
11 63 (5.48%) Signal Processing
12 58 (5.04%) Bioinformatics
13 55 (4.78%) Information Retrieval
14 53 (4.61%) Bayesian Methods
15 50 (4.35%) Scrum
16 46 (4.00%) Data Modelling
17 45 (3.91%) Information Security
17 45 (3.91%) Predictive Modelling
18 44 (3.83%) Web Development
19 42 (3.65%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 551 (47.91%) Java
2 474 (41.22%) C++
3 278 (24.17%) Python
4 237 (20.61%) SQL
5 220 (19.13%) C#
6 181 (15.74%) MATLAB
7 164 (14.26%) R
8 134 (11.65%) C
9 114 (9.91%) JavaScript
10 107 (9.30%) Scala
11 61 (5.30%) Perl
12 34 (2.96%) Ruby
13 33 (2.87%) PowerShell
14 30 (2.61%) VB.NET
15 27 (2.35%) Clojure
16 21 (1.83%) Fortran
17 20 (1.74%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.48%) PL/SQL
19 15 (1.30%) VB
20 14 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 557 (48.43%) Degree
2 37 (3.22%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.43%) CIPD
3 28 (2.43%) ISEB
4 23 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (1.74%) HND
7 18 (1.57%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.70%) MBA
8 8 (0.70%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.70%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.61%) CISSP
9 7 (0.61%) CISMP
9 7 (0.61%) CISM
10 5 (0.43%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.26%) HNC
12 2 (0.17%) PMP
12 2 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.087%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.04%) QA
2 7 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.52%) GLP
4 5 (0.43%) JTAG
5 3 (0.26%) Basel III
5 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.26%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.17%) CDISC
7 1 (0.087%) DICOM
7 1 (0.087%) HL7
7 1 (0.087%) Basel II
System Software
1 33 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.91%) VMware ESX
3 22 (1.91%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (0.70%) XenApp
4 8 (0.70%) XenServer
5 1 (0.087%) vSphere
5 1 (0.087%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.087%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.087%) KVM
5 1 (0.087%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (0.70%) Backup Exec
2 7 (0.61%) YUM
2 7 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 134 (11.65%) Oracle
2 87 (7.57%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.87%) VMware
4 16 (1.39%) SunGard
5 13 (1.13%) EMC
6 9 (0.78%) Cisco
7 8 (0.70%) HP
7 8 (0.70%) Citrix
7 8 (0.70%) Sun
7 8 (0.70%) TIBCO
7 8 (0.70%) IronPort
7 8 (0.70%) Polycom
7 8 (0.70%) Veeam
8 6 (0.52%) Tableau
8 6 (0.52%) ESRI
9 5 (0.43%) Google
10 4 (0.35%) Zend
10 4 (0.35%) i2
10 4 (0.35%) IBM
10 4 (0.35%) Sybase
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £300000000 - £500000000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k upwards OTE plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bonus, pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Basic salary + Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 4 days ago