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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 391 546 469
Rank change year-on-year
+155 -77
Permanent jobs citing PhD 680 442 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 1.58% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 610 379 518
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,250 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
24299 28004 29344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.47% 27.21% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19897 22423 23160
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in England

PhD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +99 389 £57,500 -4.16% 44
South East +95 130 £45,000 +12.50% 9
East of England +43 62 £50,000 +29.03% 16
South West +58 43 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North West +60 40 £40,000 +14.28% 4
East Midlands +8 34 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands -5 8 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire +35 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
North East -11 1 £42,500 +6.25%
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for PhD.

1 618 (48.55%) Degree
2 596 (46.82%) Computer Science
3 550 (43.21%) Python
4 489 (38.41%) C++
5 488 (38.33%) Machine Learning
6 479 (37.63%) Mathematics
7 460 (36.14%) Java
8 394 (30.95%) Analytics
9 339 (26.63%) Algorithms
10 319 (25.06%) Software Engineering
11 317 (24.90%) Finance
12 310 (24.35%) Big Data
13 307 (24.12%) SQL
14 288 (22.62%) R
15 272 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
16 262 (20.58%) Physics
17 254 (19.95%) Statistics
18 232 (18.22%) MATLAB
19 221 (17.36%) Hadoop
20 178 (13.98%) Apache Spark
21 173 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
22 167 (13.12%) C#
23 160 (12.57%) Data Mining
24 159 (12.49%) Data Analytics
25 156 (12.25%) C
26 139 (10.92%) OO
27 137 (10.76%) Visualisation
28 134 (10.53%) Scala
29 129 (10.13%) Telecoms
30 123 (9.66%) Linux

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 178 (13.98%) Apache Spark
2 96 (7.54%) SAS
3 61 (4.79%) Apache Pig
4 42 (3.30%) Apache
5 17 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (1.34%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.34%) Skype for Business
6 10 (0.79%) CMS
7 9 (0.71%) Confluence
8 8 (0.63%) IIS
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 52 (4.08%) SPSS
2 44 (3.46%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.67%) MS Office
4 13 (1.02%) S-PLUS
5 11 (0.86%) GNU Octave
6 6 (0.47%) Mathematica
6 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.39%) Gephi
7 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.31%) Weka
9 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.16%) Maple
9 2 (0.16%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.079%) Flinto
10 1 (0.079%) InVision
10 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.079%) Pixate
10 1 (0.079%) Stata
Business Applications
1 21 (1.65%) SAP FS
2 10 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.31%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (1.34%) Amazon S3
4 15 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
4 15 (1.18%) GitHub
5 13 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.02%) SaaS
6 8 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.31%) iTunes
8 1 (0.079%) AdWords
8 1 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.079%) IaaS
8 1 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.38%) TCP/IP
2 25 (1.96%) HTTP
3 21 (1.65%) SAN
4 20 (1.57%) Wireless
5 19 (1.49%) Firewall
6 18 (1.41%) DNS
7 17 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (1.34%) DHCP
7 17 (1.34%) VoIP
7 17 (1.34%) VPN
8 13 (1.02%) Ethernet
9 12 (0.94%) Broadband
10 11 (0.86%) Internet
11 8 (0.63%) SNMP
11 8 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.55%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.47%) ADSL
13 6 (0.47%) DSL
14 5 (0.39%) Bluetooth
15 4 (0.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (24.35%) Big Data
2 221 (17.36%) Hadoop
3 160 (12.57%) Data Mining
4 117 (9.19%) NoSQL
5 102 (8.01%) Apache Hive
6 77 (6.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 66 (5.18%) MongoDB
8 51 (4.01%) SQL Server
9 41 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
10 40 (3.14%) Relational Database
11 35 (2.75%) MySQL
12 29 (2.28%) Neo4j
13 28 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (2.12%) Impala
15 21 (1.65%) GIS
16 16 (1.26%) Redis
17 15 (1.18%) Mahout
18 12 (0.94%) QlikView
19 10 (0.79%) CouchDB
20 9 (0.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 61 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 29 (2.28%) Vagrant
3 23 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.49%) Subversion
5 18 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.18%) Yeoman
7 14 (1.10%) LabVIEW
8 9 (0.71%) JIRA
9 8 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.63%) Maven
9 8 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.39%) Mercurial
10 5 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
11 4 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.31%) GDB
11 4 (0.31%) Grunt
11 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.31%) Valgrind
12 3 (0.24%) JUnit
General
1 317 (24.90%) Finance
2 129 (10.13%) Telecoms
3 78 (6.13%) Banking
4 68 (5.34%) Games
5 67 (5.26%) Marketing
6 58 (4.56%) Manufacturing
7 52 (4.08%) Retail
8 41 (3.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 39 (3.06%) Electronics
10 38 (2.99%) Front Office
11 25 (1.96%) Publishing
12 22 (1.73%) Billing
13 19 (1.49%) Aerospace
14 13 (1.02%) Advertising
15 11 (0.86%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.71%) Law
17 5 (0.39%) Avionics
18 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.24%) Military
19 3 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 330 (25.92%) Developer
2 284 (22.31%) Data Scientist
3 160 (12.57%) Software Engineer
4 130 (10.21%) Java Developer
5 116 (9.11%) Analyst
6 94 (7.38%) Senior Data Scientist
7 78 (6.13%) C++ Developer
8 72 (5.66%) Graduate
9 71 (5.58%) Software Developer
10 65 (5.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 61 (4.79%) C++ Software Engineer
12 51 (4.01%) Consultant
13 46 (3.61%) Computer Engineer
14 45 (3.53%) Qualitative Analyst
14 45 (3.53%) Quantitative Analyst
14 45 (3.53%) Senior Developer
15 44 (3.46%) C# Developer
15 44 (3.46%) Machine Learning Engineer
16 42 (3.30%) Junior
17 39 (3.06%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (8.96%) .NET
2 96 (7.54%) Natural Language Processing
3 65 (5.11%) HTML
4 60 (4.71%) SciPy
5 56 (4.40%) NumPy
6 52 (4.08%) CSS
7 48 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 48 (3.77%) XML
8 46 (3.61%) Kafka
8 46 (3.61%) STL
9 41 (3.22%) ASP.NET
9 41 (3.22%) OpenGL
10 40 (3.14%) AngularJS
11 38 (2.99%) D3.js
12 36 (2.83%) JSON
12 36 (2.83%) Pandas
12 36 (2.83%) scikit-learn
12 36 (2.83%) Web Services
13 34 (2.67%) J2SE
14 33 (2.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 596 (46.82%) Computer Science
2 479 (37.63%) Mathematics
3 339 (26.63%) Algorithms
4 272 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
5 262 (20.58%) Physics
6 254 (19.95%) Statistics
7 137 (10.76%) Visualisation
8 80 (6.28%) Artificial Intelligence
9 56 (4.40%) Fintech
10 51 (4.01%) Hedge funds
11 39 (3.06%) Neural Network
12 33 (2.59%) Applied Mathematics
13 32 (2.51%) 3D Graphics
14 29 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
15 25 (1.96%) Credit Risk
16 24 (1.89%) Augmented Reality
16 24 (1.89%) Chemistry
16 24 (1.89%) CUDA
17 23 (1.81%) Economics
18 22 (1.73%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 123 (9.66%) Linux
2 90 (7.07%) Windows
3 46 (3.61%) Android
4 45 (3.53%) Unix
5 41 (3.22%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.73%) Windows Server
7 18 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.34%) Windows 8
8 17 (1.34%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.24%) CentOS
9 3 (0.24%) Debian
9 3 (0.24%) Fedora
9 3 (0.24%) Solaris
9 3 (0.24%) SUSE
9 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (38.33%) Machine Learning
2 394 (30.95%) Analytics
3 319 (25.06%) Software Engineering
4 173 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (12.49%) Data Analytics
6 139 (10.92%) OO
7 117 (9.19%) Data Analysis
8 78 (6.13%) Predictive Modelling
9 77 (6.05%) Low Latency
9 77 (6.05%) Statistical Analysis
10 75 (5.89%) Data Visualisation
11 69 (5.42%) Open Source
12 68 (5.34%) Bayesian Methods
13 61 (4.79%) SDLC
13 61 (4.79%) TDD
14 59 (4.63%) Signal Processing
15 58 (4.56%) Multithreading
16 54 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
17 52 (4.08%) OOP
18 47 (3.69%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 550 (43.21%) Python
2 489 (38.41%) C++
3 460 (36.14%) Java
4 307 (24.12%) SQL
5 288 (22.62%) R
6 232 (18.22%) MATLAB
7 167 (13.12%) C#
8 156 (12.25%) C
9 134 (10.53%) Scala
10 108 (8.48%) JavaScript
11 56 (4.40%) Perl
12 39 (3.06%) VBA
13 37 (2.91%) Ruby
14 36 (2.83%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.96%) Clojure
16 14 (1.10%) VB
17 12 (0.94%) F#
17 12 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.94%) Tcl
18 11 (0.86%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 618 (48.55%) Degree
2 38 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 12 (0.94%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.79%) MBA
6 6 (0.47%) CISA
6 6 (0.47%) CISM
6 6 (0.47%) CISSP
6 6 (0.47%) GIAC
7 4 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.24%) CFA
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.079%) CCNA
10 1 (0.079%) CCNP
10 1 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.079%) ISEB
10 1 (0.079%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.18%) QA
2 8 (0.63%) MISRA
3 7 (0.55%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 7 (0.55%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.079%) Basel II
5 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.079%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 28 (2.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 27 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (1.49%) VirtualBox
4 18 (1.41%) Active Directory
5 17 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (1.34%) XenServer
6 13 (1.02%) Docker
7 12 (0.94%) HDFS
8 11 (0.86%) vSphere
8 11 (0.86%) XenApp
9 7 (0.55%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (1.34%) Backup Exec
2 14 (1.10%) XenMobile
3 9 (0.71%) Puppet
4 8 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.63%) Packer
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) logstash
5 2 (0.16%) Nessus
5 2 (0.16%) Nmap
5 2 (0.16%) StatsD
Vendors
1 57 (4.48%) Oracle
2 55 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 38 (2.99%) Google
4 35 (2.75%) SAP
5 32 (2.51%) Cloudera
6 29 (2.28%) Tableau
7 27 (2.12%) Hortonworks
8 21 (1.65%) Guidewire
9 18 (1.41%) EMC
10 17 (1.34%) Cisco
10 17 (1.34%) Citrix
10 17 (1.34%) HP
10 17 (1.34%) IronPort
10 17 (1.34%) Palo Alto
10 17 (1.34%) Polycom
10 17 (1.34%) Veeam
10 17 (1.34%) VMware
11 14 (1.10%) Greenplum
12 13 (1.02%) Omniture
13 11 (0.86%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: DoE - £28k to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £32,000 to £42,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nakama
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago