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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 441 544 452
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -92
Permanent jobs citing PhD 610 443 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.43% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% 1.57% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 557 396 563
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £84,000
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
26003 28259 30336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 27.48% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21152 22245 24515
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 4 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 4 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 +47 381 £60,000 +9.09% 46
South East +53 91 £40,000 - 15
East of England +26 52 £35,000 -12.50% 32
South West +29 43 £70,000 +100.00% 4
North West +38 15 £37,500 +2.73% 4
East Midlands +24 12 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire +17 10 £36,000 -13.25%
West Midlands -23 7 £90,000 +176.92% 1
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 572 (47.43%) Degree
2 558 (46.27%) Computer Science
3 556 (46.10%) Python
4 478 (39.64%) C++
5 459 (38.06%) Java
6 428 (35.49%) Mathematics
7 418 (34.66%) Machine Learning
8 365 (30.27%) Analytics
9 364 (30.18%) Algorithms
10 332 (27.53%) Software Engineering
11 310 (25.70%) Finance
12 308 (25.54%) Big Data
13 293 (24.30%) SQL
14 292 (24.21%) R
15 244 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
16 226 (18.74%) Statistics
17 225 (18.66%) Physics
18 208 (17.25%) Hadoop
19 177 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
20 176 (14.59%) C
21 170 (14.10%) MATLAB
22 166 (13.76%) NoSQL
23 157 (13.02%) Data Mining
24 154 (12.77%) Apache Spark
25 151 (12.52%) Visualisation
25 151 (12.52%) C#
26 145 (12.02%) Linux
27 144 (11.94%) OO
28 140 (11.61%) Data Analytics
29 115 (9.54%) Data Analysis

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
1 154 (12.77%) Apache Spark
2 78 (6.47%) SAS
3 48 (3.98%) Apache Pig
4 37 (3.07%) Apache
4 37 (3.07%) Node.js
5 18 (1.49%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 11 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.83%) CMS
9 5 (0.41%) Confluence
10 4 (0.33%) IPython
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.17%) IIS
12 1 (0.083%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.083%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.083%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.32%) SPSS
3 39 (3.23%) MS Office
4 11 (0.91%) S-PLUS
5 10 (0.83%) Gephi
6 6 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.33%) Weka
8 3 (0.25%) Abaqus
8 3 (0.25%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.25%) NASTRAN
9 2 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.17%) MS Project
9 2 (0.17%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.083%) GNU Octave
10 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.083%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.58%) SAP FS
3 4 (0.33%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.17%) Adaptiv
4 2 (0.17%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.083%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 80 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 34 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.99%) GitHub
4 15 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.16%) Amazon S3
6 11 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.50%) SaaS
9 1 (0.083%) AdWords
9 1 (0.083%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.083%) IaaS
9 1 (0.083%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.99%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.66%) Wireless
3 18 (1.49%) Broadband
4 16 (1.33%) HTTP
5 15 (1.24%) Firewall
5 15 (1.24%) Internet
6 13 (1.08%) DNS
6 13 (1.08%) VPN
7 12 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (1.00%) DHCP
7 12 (1.00%) SAN
7 12 (1.00%) VoIP
8 9 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.50%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.33%) ADSL
10 4 (0.33%) DSL
10 4 (0.33%) DVB
10 4 (0.33%) LTE
10 4 (0.33%) RS-232
10 4 (0.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (25.54%) Big Data
2 208 (17.25%) Hadoop
3 166 (13.76%) NoSQL
4 157 (13.02%) Data Mining
5 78 (6.47%) MongoDB
6 66 (5.47%) Apache Hive
7 52 (4.31%) SQL Server
8 50 (4.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 49 (4.06%) PostgreSQL
10 38 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (3.07%) Relational Database
12 36 (2.99%) Neo4j
13 35 (2.90%) MySQL
14 22 (1.82%) Impala
15 21 (1.74%) GIS
16 20 (1.66%) Redis
17 19 (1.58%) Mahout
18 18 (1.49%) Pentaho
19 17 (1.41%) QlikView
20 15 (1.24%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 65 (5.39%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.49%) Jenkins
3 27 (2.24%) Subversion
4 19 (1.58%) LabVIEW
5 18 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
5 18 (1.49%) Vagrant
6 15 (1.24%) Visual Studio
7 13 (1.08%) Maven
8 11 (0.91%) Mercurial
8 11 (0.91%) Yeoman
9 7 (0.58%) JIRA
10 6 (0.50%) JUnit
11 5 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.33%) GDB
12 4 (0.33%) Grunt
12 4 (0.33%) Valgrind
13 2 (0.17%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.17%) Selenium
13 2 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 310 (25.70%) Finance
2 97 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 58 (4.81%) Marketing
4 55 (4.56%) Banking
5 54 (4.48%) Games
6 53 (4.39%) Manufacturing
7 38 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 37 (3.07%) Front Office
9 32 (2.65%) Retail
10 23 (1.91%) Electronics
11 14 (1.16%) Investment Banking
12 12 (1.00%) Advertising
13 10 (0.83%) Publishing
14 9 (0.75%) Billing
15 8 (0.66%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.58%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.50%) Automotive
17 6 (0.50%) Law
18 4 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 341 (28.28%) Developer
2 268 (22.22%) Data Scientist
3 126 (10.45%) Java Developer
4 114 (9.45%) Software Engineer
5 113 (9.37%) Analyst
6 98 (8.13%) C++ Developer
7 79 (6.55%) Senior Data Scientist
8 63 (5.22%) Consultant
9 60 (4.98%) Software Developer
10 56 (4.64%) Graduate
11 47 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 46 (3.81%) Qualitative Analyst
12 46 (3.81%) Quantitative Analyst
13 45 (3.73%) C++ Software Engineer
13 45 (3.73%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 41 (3.40%) Senior Developer
15 40 (3.32%) Data Consultant
15 40 (3.32%) Junior
15 40 (3.32%) Python Developer
16 37 (3.07%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (6.63%) Natural Language Processing
2 79 (6.55%) .NET
3 75 (6.22%) SciPy
4 71 (5.89%) NumPy
5 52 (4.31%) XML
6 46 (3.81%) HTML
7 44 (3.65%) D3.js
7 44 (3.65%) JSON
7 44 (3.65%) Pandas
8 37 (3.07%) Middleware
9 36 (2.99%) OpenGL
10 34 (2.82%) REST
11 32 (2.65%) Kafka
12 31 (2.57%) J2SE
12 31 (2.57%) scikit-learn
12 31 (2.57%) Spring
13 30 (2.49%) AngularJS
13 30 (2.49%) CSS
14 25 (2.07%) Web Services
15 24 (1.99%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 558 (46.27%) Computer Science
2 428 (35.49%) Mathematics
3 364 (30.18%) Algorithms
4 244 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
5 226 (18.74%) Statistics
6 225 (18.66%) Physics
7 151 (12.52%) Visualisation
8 73 (6.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 60 (4.98%) Hedge funds
10 48 (3.98%) Data Structures
11 45 (3.73%) Applied Mathematics
12 38 (3.15%) Fintech
13 30 (2.49%) Biology
13 30 (2.49%) CUDA
14 29 (2.40%) Chemistry
15 27 (2.24%) 3D Graphics
16 26 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
16 26 (2.16%) Life Science
17 23 (1.91%) Economics
18 22 (1.82%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 145 (12.02%) Linux
2 75 (6.22%) Unix
3 63 (5.22%) Windows
4 43 (3.57%) Android
5 41 (3.40%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.32%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.00%) Windows 8
7 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 11 (0.91%) CentOS
9 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.41%) Debian
10 5 (0.41%) Fedora
10 5 (0.41%) SUSE
10 5 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.083%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (34.66%) Machine Learning
2 365 (30.27%) Analytics
3 332 (27.53%) Software Engineering
4 177 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
5 144 (11.94%) OO
6 140 (11.61%) Data Analytics
7 115 (9.54%) Data Analysis
8 93 (7.71%) Data Visualisation
9 84 (6.97%) Open Source
10 78 (6.47%) Low Latency
11 71 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (5.31%) TDD
13 61 (5.06%) Statistical Modelling
14 56 (4.64%) Predictive Modelling
15 55 (4.56%) Bayesian Methods
16 54 (4.48%) OOP
17 53 (4.39%) Statistical Analysis
18 49 (4.06%) Signal Processing
19 47 (3.90%) Multithreading
20 46 (3.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 556 (46.10%) Python
2 478 (39.64%) C++
3 459 (38.06%) Java
4 293 (24.30%) SQL
5 292 (24.21%) R
6 176 (14.59%) C
7 170 (14.10%) MATLAB
8 151 (12.52%) C#
9 111 (9.20%) JavaScript
10 108 (8.96%) Scala
11 86 (7.13%) Perl
12 40 (3.32%) Ruby
12 40 (3.32%) VBA
13 38 (3.15%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.49%) Clojure
15 15 (1.24%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.16%) Cython
17 13 (1.08%) Tcl
18 12 (1.00%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.91%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 572 (47.43%) Degree
2 40 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 25 (2.07%) DV Cleared
4 22 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.08%) MBA
6 6 (0.50%) CISA
6 6 (0.50%) CISM
6 6 (0.50%) CISSP
6 6 (0.50%) GIAC
7 5 (0.41%) CFA
7 5 (0.41%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.33%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.25%) CCNA
9 3 (0.25%) CCNP
9 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ISEB
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.083%) HNC
11 1 (0.083%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (0.91%) QA
2 4 (0.33%) Basel II
2 4 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.33%) DO-178B
2 4 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (0.33%) MISRA
2 4 (0.33%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) DO-254
5 1 (0.083%) COSHH
5 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (2.74%) Docker
2 20 (1.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.49%) XenServer
4 14 (1.16%) VirtualBox
5 12 (1.00%) HDFS
6 8 (0.66%) vSphere
6 8 (0.66%) XenApp
7 6 (0.50%) iptables
7 6 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (0.50%) Xen
8 5 (0.41%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (1.66%) Puppet
2 12 (1.00%) Backup Exec
2 12 (1.00%) XenMobile
3 4 (0.33%) Ansible
3 4 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.25%) OPNET
5 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.17%) Packer
6 1 (0.083%) logstash
6 1 (0.083%) Mesos
6 1 (0.083%) StatsD
Vendors
1 61 (5.06%) Microsoft
2 47 (3.90%) Oracle
3 40 (3.32%) Google
4 35 (2.90%) Cloudera
5 33 (2.74%) Hortonworks
6 30 (2.49%) Tableau
7 25 (2.07%) Greenplum
8 19 (1.58%) Facebook
8 19 (1.58%) SAP
9 18 (1.49%) MuleSoft
9 18 (1.49%) Talend
9 18 (1.49%) VMware
10 13 (1.08%) Bloomberg
10 13 (1.08%) EMC
11 12 (1.00%) Cisco
11 12 (1.00%) Citrix
11 12 (1.00%) HP
11 12 (1.00%) Polycom
11 12 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.00%) Veeam
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Salary: Up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Interview slots available!
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Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
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Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Awsome Benefits + Prospects
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
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City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30,000 to £45,000
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Bristol, Avon
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
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City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
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