The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 426 513 456
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -57
Permanent jobs citing PhD 612 372 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 1.34% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 525 311 437
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29583 27827 30649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.25% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23410 22806 26529
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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
UK

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +103 380 £55,000 +22.22% 51
South East +4 105 £42,500 +13.33% 10
East of England -15 49 £35,000 -17.64% 19
South West +18 41 £45,750 +22.00% 2
West Midlands +15 18 £40,000 +14.28%
East Midlands +4 18 £30,000 -7.69%
North East -9 4 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Yorkshire -58 3 £21,000 -35.38% 1
Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 635 (50.60%) Computer Science
2 590 (47.01%) Mathematics
3 586 (46.69%) Degree
4 563 (44.86%) Java
5 516 (41.12%) C++
6 447 (35.62%) Physics
7 413 (32.91%) Software Engineering
8 291 (23.19%) Finance
9 277 (22.07%) Python
10 263 (20.96%) C#
11 248 (19.76%) Analytics
12 235 (18.73%) OO
13 223 (17.77%) SQL
14 196 (15.62%) Hadoop
15 188 (14.98%) R
15 188 (14.98%) Big Data
15 188 (14.98%) MATLAB
16 183 (14.58%) Statistics
17 171 (13.63%) Linux
18 150 (11.95%) C
19 132 (10.52%) Windows
20 131 (10.44%) .NET
21 124 (9.88%) Data Mining
21 124 (9.88%) Scala
22 123 (9.80%) JavaScript
23 119 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
24 113 (9.00%) MapReduce
25 111 (8.84%) Oracle
26 106 (8.45%) Machine Learning
27 100 (7.97%) Games

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 68 (5.42%) SAS
2 29 (2.31%) MS Exchange
3 25 (1.99%) Apache Pig
4 23 (1.83%) Tornado
5 12 (0.96%) Apache
6 11 (0.88%) Drupal
6 11 (0.88%) WordPress
7 8 (0.64%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.56%) SharePoint
9 6 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.48%) Node.js
9 6 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.32%) CMS
11 3 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.24%) IIS
11 3 (0.24%) Lync
11 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.24%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.16%) Mule
Applications
1 61 (4.86%) SPSS
2 54 (4.30%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.71%) CPLEX
4 29 (2.31%) MS Office
5 14 (1.12%) Mathematica
6 12 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.96%) NASTRAN
7 7 (0.56%) Stata
8 6 (0.48%) Simulink
8 6 (0.48%) S-PLUS
9 5 (0.40%) Weka
10 4 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.080%) Windchill
11 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (2.55%) SunGard APT
2 9 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.24%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.080%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.080%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.04%) SaaS
2 11 (0.88%) GitHub
3 9 (0.72%) ElastiCache
4 5 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.080%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.67%) HTTP
2 13 (1.04%) SAN
2 13 (1.04%) Internet
3 11 (0.88%) Broadband
4 9 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.48%) Wireless
5 6 (0.48%) TETRA
5 6 (0.48%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.32%) DECT
7 2 (0.16%) GSM
7 2 (0.16%) RTP
7 2 (0.16%) SS7
7 2 (0.16%) SSH
7 2 (0.16%) NGN
8 1 (0.080%) Firewall
8 1 (0.080%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (15.62%) Hadoop
2 188 (14.98%) Big Data
3 124 (9.88%) Data Mining
4 81 (6.45%) MySQL
5 75 (5.98%) Relational Database
6 73 (5.82%) SQL Server
7 64 (5.10%) Mahout
8 48 (3.82%) NoSQL
9 33 (2.63%) Apache Hive
10 29 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 27 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
13 20 (1.59%) Redis
14 15 (1.20%) CouchDB
15 14 (1.12%) Oracle Database
16 13 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 13 (1.04%) Text Mining
17 12 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.88%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 31 (2.47%) Eclipse
2 26 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.83%) Visual Studio
4 21 (1.67%) Maven
5 20 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 17 (1.35%) JUnit
7 14 (1.12%) Selenium
8 13 (1.04%) Subversion
9 9 (0.72%) Ant
9 9 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (0.72%) YourKit
10 7 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
11 6 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.40%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.16%) Gradle
13 2 (0.16%) LabVIEW
14 1 (0.080%) JIRA
14 1 (0.080%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 1 (0.080%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 291 (23.19%) Finance
2 100 (7.97%) Games
3 47 (3.75%) Front Office
4 45 (3.59%) Banking
5 40 (3.19%) Retail
6 39 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 39 (3.11%) Marketing
7 32 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 28 (2.23%) Financial Institution
9 25 (1.99%) Electronics
9 25 (1.99%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.91%) Advertising
11 19 (1.51%) Aerospace
12 13 (1.04%) Publishing
13 12 (0.96%) Automotive
13 12 (0.96%) Law
14 11 (0.88%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.72%) Legal
16 4 (0.32%) French Language
17 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 551 (43.90%) Developer
2 204 (16.25%) Java Developer
3 200 (15.94%) Software Engineer
4 155 (12.35%) Data Scientist
5 154 (12.27%) Software Developer
6 125 (9.96%) Graduate
7 108 (8.61%) Analyst
8 81 (6.45%) C++ Software Engineer
9 69 (5.50%) C++ Developer
10 59 (4.70%) C# Developer
11 54 (4.30%) Senior Developer
12 50 (3.98%) Quantitative Developer
13 47 (3.75%) Junior
14 46 (3.67%) Statistician
15 45 (3.59%) Research Engineer
16 41 (3.27%) Python Developer
17 38 (3.03%) Consultant
18 37 (2.95%) C++ Software Developer
18 37 (2.95%) C# Software Developer
19 36 (2.87%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (10.44%) .NET
2 113 (9.00%) MapReduce
3 82 (6.53%) HTML
4 64 (5.10%) ASP.NET
4 64 (5.10%) jQuery
5 60 (4.78%) XML
6 55 (4.38%) Web Services
7 53 (4.22%) CSS
8 46 (3.67%) HTML5
9 39 (3.11%) NumPy
10 38 (3.03%) J2EE
11 34 (2.71%) Hibernate
12 31 (2.47%) WPF
13 29 (2.31%) CSS3
14 27 (2.15%) JSON
14 27 (2.15%) OpenGL
15 26 (2.07%) EJB
15 26 (2.07%) Software Packaging
16 25 (1.99%) Natural Language Processing
17 23 (1.83%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 635 (50.60%) Computer Science
2 590 (47.01%) Mathematics
3 447 (35.62%) Physics
4 183 (14.58%) Statistics
5 88 (7.01%) Visualisation
6 84 (6.69%) Hedge funds
7 70 (5.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 68 (5.42%) Economics
9 57 (4.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 57 (4.54%) 3D Graphics
10 48 (3.82%) Chemistry
11 43 (3.43%) Applied Mathematics
12 37 (2.95%) Derivative
13 34 (2.71%) Life Science
14 33 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (2.63%) Neural Network
15 30 (2.39%) Digital Media
15 30 (2.39%) Biology
16 29 (2.31%) Equities
17 21 (1.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 171 (13.63%) Linux
2 132 (10.52%) Windows
3 61 (4.86%) UNIX
4 30 (2.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.23%) Android
6 26 (2.07%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.51%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.20%) Solaris
9 9 (0.72%) AIX
10 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.32%) Debian
10 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.080%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (32.91%) Software Engineering
2 248 (19.76%) Analytics
3 235 (18.73%) OO
4 119 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (8.45%) Machine Learning
6 85 (6.77%) Data Analysis
7 74 (5.90%) OOD
8 73 (5.82%) Multithreading
9 54 (4.30%) Signal Processing
10 51 (4.06%) Data Modelling
11 48 (3.82%) Monte Carlo Method
12 47 (3.75%) Image Processing
12 47 (3.75%) Predictive Modelling
13 46 (3.67%) TDD
14 43 (3.43%) Risk Management
15 41 (3.27%) Project Management
15 41 (3.27%) Algorithmic Trading
16 40 (3.19%) Unit Testing
17 39 (3.11%) UML
17 39 (3.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 563 (44.86%) Java
2 516 (41.12%) C++
3 277 (22.07%) Python
4 263 (20.96%) C#
5 223 (17.77%) SQL
6 188 (14.98%) MATLAB
6 188 (14.98%) R
7 150 (11.95%) C
8 124 (9.88%) Scala
9 123 (9.80%) JavaScript
10 78 (6.22%) Perl
11 37 (2.95%) PowerShell
12 32 (2.55%) Ruby
13 30 (2.39%) Clojure
14 26 (2.07%) VB.NET
15 24 (1.91%) PHP
15 24 (1.91%) Erlang
16 23 (1.83%) Fortran
17 22 (1.75%) VBA
17 22 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 586 (46.69%) Degree
2 30 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 19 (1.51%) ISEB
4 15 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.04%) HND
6 11 (0.88%) CIPD
7 8 (0.64%) Sun Certification
8 6 (0.48%) MBA
9 3 (0.24%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.080%) CCNA
11 1 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.080%) RHCE
11 1 (0.080%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.080%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.40%) JTAG
2 4 (0.32%) QA
3 3 (0.24%) Basel III
3 3 (0.24%) CDISC
3 3 (0.24%) IAS 39
4 1 (0.080%) DICOM
4 1 (0.080%) HL7
4 1 (0.080%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.080%) TickIT
System Software
1 33 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 26 (2.07%) VMware ESX
3 26 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (0.24%) XenApp
4 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.080%) KVM
5 1 (0.080%) vSphere
5 1 (0.080%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.080%) Squid
5 1 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (0.32%) Puppet
2 3 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.16%) YUM
3 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 111 (8.84%) Oracle
2 77 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 37 (2.95%) SunGard
4 33 (2.63%) VMware
5 22 (1.75%) Google
6 12 (0.96%) JBoss
7 11 (0.88%) Zend
8 9 (0.72%) EMC
9 8 (0.64%) Sun
10 7 (0.56%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.48%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.48%) Tableau
11 6 (0.48%) Facebook
11 6 (0.48%) IBM
12 5 (0.40%) Palantir
13 4 (0.32%) Cisco
13 4 (0.32%) Sybase
13 4 (0.32%) ESRI
14 3 (0.24%) HP
14 3 (0.24%) Citrix
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + share options + benefits
Posted: 34 minutes ago
Hampshire
Pharma Division
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Intapeople
Salary: £28000 to £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Flexible Benefits, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Crowdsurfer
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 to £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + share options + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + share options + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + share options + benefits
Posted: Yesterday