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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 433 483 468
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -15
Permanent jobs citing PhD 555 417 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 1.52% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 483 346 436
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £67,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -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
29557 27524 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.06% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23105 22580 26865
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +80 358 £52,000 -5.45% 35
South East -8 105 £35,000 - 14
East of England -15 45 £35,000 -24.32% 22
South West +5 33 £46,500 +24.00% 2
East Midlands -10 8 £36,250 +11.53% 3
North East -3 5 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -4 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Yorkshire -37 2 £21,000 -35.38% 1
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 595 (49.79%) Degree
2 585 (48.95%) Computer Science
3 583 (48.79%) Java
4 534 (44.69%) Mathematics
5 497 (41.59%) C++
6 391 (32.72%) Software Engineering
7 384 (32.13%) Physics
8 297 (24.85%) Python
9 264 (22.09%) Finance
10 250 (20.92%) OO
11 236 (19.75%) SQL
12 229 (19.16%) C#
13 211 (17.66%) Analytics
14 188 (15.73%) MATLAB
15 184 (15.40%) Statistics
16 181 (15.15%) Linux
17 179 (14.98%) Hadoop
18 178 (14.90%) R
19 172 (14.39%) Big Data
20 148 (12.38%) C
21 143 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
22 136 (11.38%) Oracle
23 131 (10.96%) Windows
24 118 (9.87%) .NET
25 117 (9.79%) JavaScript
26 111 (9.29%) Scala
27 107 (8.95%) Machine Learning
28 102 (8.54%) MapReduce
29 95 (7.95%) Data Mining
30 93 (7.78%) Visualisation

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 63 (5.27%) SAS
2 28 (2.34%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.34%) Apache Pig
3 17 (1.42%) Tornado
4 7 (0.59%) Apache
5 6 (0.50%) Node.js
5 6 (0.50%) Mule
5 6 (0.50%) Lync
6 5 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.25%) Drupal
7 3 (0.25%) WordPress
7 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.084%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.084%) CMS
9 1 (0.084%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.084%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.69%) SPSS
3 30 (2.51%) MS Office
4 29 (2.43%) CPLEX
5 24 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (1.59%) Mathematica
7 12 (1.00%) NASTRAN
8 7 (0.59%) Simulink
8 7 (0.59%) Stata
9 6 (0.50%) Weka
10 5 (0.42%) S-PLUS
11 4 (0.33%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.084%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.084%) Windchill
12 1 (0.084%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 22 (1.84%) SunGard APT
2 11 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.084%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.084%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.084%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.92%) GitHub
2 9 (0.75%) ElastiCache
2 9 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 8 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.25%) SaaS
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.084%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.26%) HTTP
2 22 (1.84%) SAN
3 20 (1.67%) Internet
4 18 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.59%) Wireless
5 7 (0.59%) TETRA
5 7 (0.59%) Broadband
6 6 (0.50%) Ethernet
6 6 (0.50%) Firewall
7 5 (0.42%) DHCP
7 5 (0.42%) VPN
7 5 (0.42%) DNS
7 5 (0.42%) VoIP
7 5 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.42%) Software-Defined Radio
8 4 (0.33%) DECT
9 2 (0.17%) GSM
9 2 (0.17%) RTP
9 2 (0.17%) SS7
9 2 (0.17%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (14.98%) Hadoop
2 172 (14.39%) Big Data
3 95 (7.95%) Data Mining
4 82 (6.86%) MySQL
5 72 (6.03%) Relational Database
6 70 (5.86%) SQL Server
7 61 (5.10%) Mahout
8 54 (4.52%) NoSQL
9 28 (2.34%) Apache Hive
9 28 (2.34%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.76%) Redis
11 17 (1.42%) CouchDB
11 17 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (1.00%) Text Mining
14 11 (0.92%) Cognos Impromptu
14 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (3.43%) Eclipse
2 28 (2.34%) Git (software)
3 26 (2.18%) Maven
4 18 (1.51%) Visual Studio
5 17 (1.42%) JUnit
6 15 (1.26%) YourKit
6 15 (1.26%) Subversion
7 13 (1.09%) Selenium
8 12 (1.00%) Mercurial
9 10 (0.84%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.75%) Ant
10 9 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.50%) Gradle
11 6 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.42%) Jasmine
13 3 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
14 2 (0.17%) Grunt
14 2 (0.17%) LabVIEW
15 1 (0.084%) JIRA
15 1 (0.084%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 264 (22.09%) Finance
2 87 (7.28%) Games
3 67 (5.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 47 (3.93%) Front Office
5 42 (3.51%) Marketing
6 41 (3.43%) Banking
6 41 (3.43%) Electronics
7 38 (3.18%) Retail
8 34 (2.85%) Manufacturing
9 31 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 30 (2.51%) Telecoms
11 24 (2.01%) Advertising
12 19 (1.59%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.92%) Automotive
14 10 (0.84%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.75%) Publishing
16 7 (0.59%) Legal
17 6 (0.50%) Law
18 3 (0.25%) French Language
19 2 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 518 (43.35%) Developer
2 206 (17.24%) Java Developer
3 172 (14.39%) Software Engineer
4 148 (12.38%) Data Scientist
5 140 (11.72%) Software Developer
6 127 (10.63%) Graduate
7 93 (7.78%) Analyst
8 70 (5.86%) C++ Developer
9 64 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 60 (5.02%) C++ Software Engineer
11 57 (4.77%) Statistician
12 55 (4.60%) C# Developer
13 49 (4.10%) Consultant
14 43 (3.60%) Quantitative Developer
15 42 (3.51%) Junior
16 41 (3.43%) Research Engineer
17 37 (3.10%) Python Developer
18 36 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
19 34 (2.85%) C++ Software Developer
20 30 (2.51%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (9.87%) .NET
2 87 (7.28%) HTML
3 63 (5.27%) XML
4 61 (5.10%) Web Services
5 59 (4.94%) CSS
6 58 (4.85%) jQuery
7 47 (3.93%) HTML5
8 42 (3.51%) Cascading
9 40 (3.35%) ASP.NET
10 37 (3.10%) Hibernate
11 36 (3.01%) J2EE
12 34 (2.85%) NumPy
13 32 (2.68%) Spring
13 32 (2.68%) CSS3
14 29 (2.43%) Pandas
14 29 (2.43%) JSON
15 27 (2.26%) OpenGL
16 25 (2.09%) Natural Language Processing
16 25 (2.09%) REST
17 23 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 585 (48.95%) Computer Science
2 534 (44.69%) Mathematics
3 384 (32.13%) Physics
4 184 (15.40%) Statistics
5 93 (7.78%) Visualisation
6 80 (6.69%) Hedge funds
7 62 (5.19%) Economics
8 61 (5.10%) Chemistry
9 53 (4.44%) Artificial Intelligence
10 52 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
11 51 (4.27%) Life Science
12 45 (3.77%) Biology
13 41 (3.43%) Applied Mathematics
14 40 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 30 (2.51%) Derivative
16 25 (2.09%) Digital Media
16 25 (2.09%) Neural Network
17 24 (2.01%) Equities
18 23 (1.92%) VHDL
19 22 (1.84%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 181 (15.15%) Linux
2 131 (10.96%) Windows
3 59 (4.94%) UNIX
4 24 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.84%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.51%) Android
7 12 (1.00%) AIX
7 12 (1.00%) Solaris
8 8 (0.67%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
9 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.33%) Debian
10 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (32.72%) Software Engineering
2 250 (20.92%) OO
3 211 (17.66%) Analytics
4 143 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (8.95%) Machine Learning
6 102 (8.54%) MapReduce
7 83 (6.95%) Data Analysis
8 81 (6.78%) OOD
9 79 (6.61%) Multithreading
10 70 (5.86%) TDD
11 63 (5.27%) Signal Processing
12 62 (5.19%) Information Retrieval
13 54 (4.52%) Bayesian Methods
14 49 (4.10%) Data Modelling
15 47 (3.93%) Scrum
16 46 (3.85%) Predictive Modelling
16 46 (3.85%) Time Series Analysis
16 46 (3.85%) Bioinformatics
17 43 (3.60%) Web Development
17 43 (3.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 583 (48.79%) Java
2 497 (41.59%) C++
3 297 (24.85%) Python
4 236 (19.75%) SQL
5 229 (19.16%) C#
6 188 (15.73%) MATLAB
7 178 (14.90%) R
8 148 (12.38%) C
9 117 (9.79%) JavaScript
10 111 (9.29%) Scala
11 63 (5.27%) Perl
12 34 (2.85%) Ruby
13 33 (2.76%) PowerShell
14 30 (2.51%) VB.NET
15 28 (2.34%) Clojure
16 21 (1.76%) Bash Shell
17 20 (1.67%) Fortran
18 17 (1.42%) Erlang
19 13 (1.09%) VBA
19 13 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 595 (49.79%) Degree
2 37 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 23 (1.92%) ISEB
4 22 (1.84%) CIPD
4 22 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (1.42%) HND
7 8 (0.67%) Sun Certification
7 8 (0.67%) MBA
8 6 (0.50%) Postgraduate
9 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.17%) PMP
11 1 (0.084%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.084%) CISMP
11 1 (0.084%) CISM
11 1 (0.084%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.084%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (0.84%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) JTAG
3 3 (0.25%) IAS 39
3 3 (0.25%) Basel III
4 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.17%) CDISC
5 1 (0.084%) DICOM
5 1 (0.084%) HL7
5 1 (0.084%) Basel II
5 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.43%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.84%) VMware ESX
3 22 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (0.50%) XenApp
5 5 (0.42%) XenServer
6 1 (0.084%) Xen
6 1 (0.084%) vSphere
6 1 (0.084%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.084%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.084%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.084%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.084%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (0.50%) YUM
2 5 (0.42%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 136 (11.38%) Oracle
2 72 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.59%) VMware
4 25 (2.09%) SunGard
5 12 (1.00%) EMC
6 8 (0.67%) Sun
7 7 (0.59%) Google
7 7 (0.59%) Cisco
7 7 (0.59%) JBoss
8 6 (0.50%) Tableau
8 6 (0.50%) Polycom
8 6 (0.50%) Veeam
8 6 (0.50%) Citrix
8 6 (0.50%) HP
8 6 (0.50%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.50%) ESRI
8 6 (0.50%) Zend
9 5 (0.42%) IronPort
9 5 (0.42%) i2
9 5 (0.42%) IBM
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k + excellent bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £On application + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Equity Bonus, Home Work
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus (c50%)
Posted: 2 days ago