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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 421 563 459
Rank change year-on-year
+142 -104
Permanent jobs citing PhD 629 408 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% 1.49% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 577 372 559
Median salary £51,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
24809 27315 30154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.98% 27.34% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 20180 21616 24415
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +86 370 £60,000 +4.34% 43
South East +74 105 £40,000 - 15
East of England +38 56 £37,500 -6.25% 31
South West +42 50 £60,000 +54.83% 1
North West +37 27 £40,000 +9.58% 7
East Midlands +21 23 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +11 10 £36,000 -13.25% 3
West Midlands -15 7 £90,000 +140.00% 2
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 609 (49.03%) Degree
2 591 (47.58%) Computer Science
3 569 (45.81%) Python
4 487 (39.21%) C++
5 462 (37.20%) Java
6 459 (36.96%) Machine Learning
7 449 (36.15%) Mathematics
8 377 (30.35%) Analytics
9 374 (30.11%) Algorithms
10 343 (27.62%) Software Engineering
11 321 (25.85%) Big Data
12 309 (24.88%) Finance
13 302 (24.32%) SQL
14 297 (23.91%) R
15 252 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
16 235 (18.92%) Statistics
17 233 (18.76%) Physics
18 214 (17.23%) Hadoop
19 189 (15.22%) MATLAB
20 182 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
21 169 (13.61%) C
22 164 (13.20%) Data Mining
23 161 (12.96%) Apache Spark
24 158 (12.72%) NoSQL
25 150 (12.08%) Data Analytics
26 149 (12.00%) Visualisation
27 147 (11.84%) C#
28 144 (11.59%) Linux
29 138 (11.11%) OO
30 118 (9.50%) Scala

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
1 161 (12.96%) Apache Spark
2 78 (6.28%) SAS
3 49 (3.95%) Apache Pig
4 34 (2.74%) Node.js
5 33 (2.66%) Apache
6 16 (1.29%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (0.97%) Skype for Business
9 10 (0.81%) CMS
10 7 (0.56%) Confluence
11 4 (0.32%) IIS
12 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.081%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.081%) CloudStack
Applications
1 45 (3.62%) SPSS
2 42 (3.38%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.66%) MS Office
4 11 (0.89%) S-PLUS
5 10 (0.81%) Gephi
6 6 (0.48%) Mathematica
6 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.24%) Weka
9 2 (0.16%) Abaqus
9 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.16%) MS Project
9 2 (0.16%) NASTRAN
9 2 (0.16%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.081%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.081%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (0.97%) SAP FS
1 12 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.32%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.16%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 82 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.85%) GitHub
5 13 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (0.97%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.72%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (0.48%) SaaS
10 2 (0.16%) Google Play
11 1 (0.081%) AdWords
11 1 (0.081%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.081%) IaaS
11 1 (0.081%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.61%) Wireless
3 18 (1.45%) Broadband
3 18 (1.45%) HTTP
4 15 (1.21%) Firewall
4 15 (1.21%) Internet
5 13 (1.05%) DNS
5 13 (1.05%) SAN
5 13 (1.05%) VPN
6 12 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (0.97%) DHCP
6 12 (0.97%) VoIP
7 10 (0.81%) Ethernet
8 9 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.48%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.32%) ADSL
10 4 (0.32%) DSL
10 4 (0.32%) DVB
10 4 (0.32%) LTE
10 4 (0.32%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (25.85%) Big Data
2 214 (17.23%) Hadoop
3 164 (13.20%) Data Mining
4 158 (12.72%) NoSQL
5 76 (6.12%) MongoDB
6 74 (5.96%) Apache Hive
7 56 (4.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 56 (4.51%) SQL Server
8 47 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
10 37 (2.98%) Relational Database
11 34 (2.74%) MySQL
12 33 (2.66%) Neo4j
13 21 (1.69%) GIS
13 21 (1.69%) Impala
14 19 (1.53%) Redis
15 16 (1.29%) Pentaho
15 16 (1.29%) QlikView
16 14 (1.13%) Mahout
17 13 (1.05%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 62 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 27 (2.17%) Subversion
3 25 (2.01%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.53%) Vagrant
5 18 (1.45%) LabVIEW
6 15 (1.21%) Talend Open Studio
6 15 (1.21%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.97%) Maven
8 11 (0.89%) Mercurial
9 9 (0.72%) JIRA
9 9 (0.72%) Yeoman
10 7 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (0.48%) JUnit
12 4 (0.32%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.32%) GDB
12 4 (0.32%) Grunt
12 4 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.32%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.32%) Valgrind
13 2 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 309 (24.88%) Finance
2 105 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 62 (4.99%) Games
4 59 (4.75%) Marketing
5 57 (4.59%) Banking
6 50 (4.03%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 36 (2.90%) Retail
9 33 (2.66%) Front Office
10 25 (2.01%) Electronics
11 15 (1.21%) Aerospace
11 15 (1.21%) Publishing
12 14 (1.13%) Billing
13 12 (0.97%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.89%) Advertising
15 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.48%) Law
16 5 (0.40%) Avionics
16 5 (0.40%) Private Banking
17 4 (0.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 332 (26.73%) Developer
2 277 (22.30%) Data Scientist
3 128 (10.31%) Software Engineer
4 125 (10.06%) Java Developer
5 115 (9.26%) Analyst
6 88 (7.09%) C++ Developer
6 88 (7.09%) Senior Data Scientist
7 62 (4.99%) Software Developer
8 58 (4.67%) Consultant
9 54 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
9 54 (4.35%) Graduate
10 49 (3.95%) C# Developer
11 48 (3.86%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 46 (3.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 45 (3.62%) Junior
14 42 (3.38%) Python Developer
14 42 (3.38%) Qualitative Analyst
14 42 (3.38%) Quantitative Analyst
15 39 (3.14%) Senior Developer
16 36 (2.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (6.92%) Natural Language Processing
2 82 (6.60%) .NET
3 70 (5.64%) NumPy
3 70 (5.64%) SciPy
4 48 (3.86%) HTML
5 45 (3.62%) XML
6 41 (3.30%) D3.js
7 38 (3.06%) AngularJS
7 38 (3.06%) OpenGL
8 37 (2.98%) JSON
9 36 (2.90%) Middleware
9 36 (2.90%) Pandas
10 35 (2.82%) CSS
10 35 (2.82%) Spring
11 32 (2.58%) Kafka
12 30 (2.42%) J2SE
12 30 (2.42%) scikit-learn
13 29 (2.33%) REST
14 28 (2.25%) Web Services
15 27 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 591 (47.58%) Computer Science
2 449 (36.15%) Mathematics
3 374 (30.11%) Algorithms
4 252 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
5 235 (18.92%) Statistics
6 233 (18.76%) Physics
7 149 (12.00%) Visualisation
8 78 (6.28%) Artificial Intelligence
9 54 (4.35%) Hedge funds
10 46 (3.70%) Fintech
11 43 (3.46%) Applied Mathematics
12 41 (3.30%) Data Structures
13 35 (2.82%) Neural Network
14 30 (2.42%) CUDA
15 28 (2.25%) Economics
16 27 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
16 27 (2.17%) Chemistry
16 27 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
17 23 (1.85%) Biology
17 23 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 144 (11.59%) Linux
2 74 (5.96%) Windows
3 64 (5.15%) Unix
4 52 (4.19%) Android
5 50 (4.03%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.01%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 12 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (0.97%) Windows XP
8 10 (0.81%) CentOS
9 5 (0.40%) Debian
9 5 (0.40%) Fedora
9 5 (0.40%) SUSE
9 5 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.081%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (36.96%) Machine Learning
2 377 (30.35%) Analytics
3 343 (27.62%) Software Engineering
4 182 (14.65%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (12.08%) Data Analytics
6 138 (11.11%) OO
7 106 (8.53%) Data Analysis
8 89 (7.17%) Data Visualisation
9 80 (6.44%) Open Source
10 78 (6.28%) Low Latency
11 67 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (5.15%) Predictive Modelling
13 62 (4.99%) TDD
14 61 (4.91%) Bayesian Methods
14 61 (4.91%) Statistical Analysis
15 57 (4.59%) Statistical Modelling
16 56 (4.51%) Signal Processing
17 54 (4.35%) Multithreading
18 52 (4.19%) SDLC
19 50 (4.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 569 (45.81%) Python
2 487 (39.21%) C++
3 462 (37.20%) Java
4 302 (24.32%) SQL
5 297 (23.91%) R
6 189 (15.22%) MATLAB
7 169 (13.61%) C
8 147 (11.84%) C#
9 118 (9.50%) Scala
10 109 (8.78%) JavaScript
11 80 (6.44%) Perl
12 42 (3.38%) Ruby
13 37 (2.98%) Bash Shell
14 36 (2.90%) VBA
15 19 (1.53%) Clojure
16 15 (1.21%) Tcl
17 14 (1.13%) Cython
17 14 (1.13%) Embedded C
18 13 (1.05%) PL/SQL
18 13 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 609 (49.03%) Degree
2 42 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.01%) DV Cleared
4 24 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.97%) MBA
6 7 (0.56%) CISA
6 7 (0.56%) CISM
6 7 (0.56%) CISSP
6 7 (0.56%) GIAC
7 5 (0.40%) CFA
7 5 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.32%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.24%) CCNA
9 3 (0.24%) CCNP
9 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.081%) HNC
11 1 (0.081%) HND
11 1 (0.081%) ISEB
11 1 (0.081%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.13%) QA
2 6 (0.48%) DO-178B
2 6 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 6 (0.48%) MISRA
2 6 (0.48%) MISRA C
3 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.24%) Basel II
4 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) DO-254
System Software
1 27 (2.17%) Docker
2 20 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 17 (1.37%) XenServer
4 16 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.05%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.97%) HDFS
7 8 (0.64%) vSphere
7 8 (0.64%) XenApp
8 7 (0.56%) Firmware
9 5 (0.40%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.40%) iptables
9 5 (0.40%) Xen
10 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (1.37%) Puppet
2 12 (0.97%) Backup Exec
2 12 (0.97%) XenMobile
3 4 (0.32%) Ansible
3 4 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.32%) Packer
4 3 (0.24%) OPNET
5 2 (0.16%) logstash
5 2 (0.16%) StatsD
6 1 (0.081%) Mesos
Vendors
1 60 (4.83%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.11%) Oracle
3 43 (3.46%) Google
4 34 (2.74%) Cloudera
5 32 (2.58%) Hortonworks
6 30 (2.42%) Tableau
7 26 (2.09%) SAP
8 23 (1.85%) Greenplum
9 18 (1.45%) Facebook
10 16 (1.29%) VMware
11 15 (1.21%) MuleSoft
11 15 (1.21%) Talend
12 14 (1.13%) Omniture
13 13 (1.05%) EMC
14 12 (0.97%) Cisco
14 12 (0.97%) Citrix
14 12 (0.97%) Guidewire
14 12 (0.97%) HP
14 12 (0.97%) IronPort
14 12 (0.97%) Palo Alto
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