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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 426 529 533
Rank change year-on-year
+103 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 575 470 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.64% 0.46% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 1.69% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 495 395 428
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,784 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £70,000
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
23275 27747 29009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.04% 27.18% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18801 22493 22868
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +48 332 £60,000 -9.43% 49
South East +99 80 £50,000 +25.00% 16
East of England +25 68 £37,500 -16.66% 33
South West +33 38 £50,000 -
North West +27 29 £40,000 +14.28% 2
East Midlands +8 16 £40,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -7 14 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Yorkshire +29 7 £42,500 +3.03%
North East -3 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 634 (50.88%) Degree
2 589 (47.27%) Computer Science
3 551 (44.22%) Python
4 506 (40.61%) Machine Learning
5 502 (40.29%) Mathematics
6 500 (40.13%) C++
7 419 (33.63%) Java
8 366 (29.37%) Algorithms
9 351 (28.17%) Analytics
10 326 (26.16%) Software Engineering
11 307 (24.64%) R
12 293 (23.52%) Physics
13 281 (22.55%) SQL
14 276 (22.15%) Big Data
15 259 (20.79%) Finance
16 249 (19.98%) Statistics
17 232 (18.62%) MATLAB
18 218 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
19 211 (16.93%) C#
20 184 (14.77%) Hadoop
21 162 (13.00%) Apache Spark
22 159 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
23 158 (12.68%) Data Mining
24 157 (12.60%) Data Analytics
25 153 (12.28%) C
26 131 (10.51%) .NET
27 125 (10.03%) OO
28 123 (9.87%) Scala
29 113 (9.07%) Visualisation
30 111 (8.91%) 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
1 162 (13.00%) Apache Spark
2 101 (8.11%) SAS
3 53 (4.25%) Apache Pig
4 43 (3.45%) Apache
5 13 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.64%) Confluence
6 8 (0.64%) IIS
7 5 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.40%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.32%) CMS
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.080%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.080%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (4.82%) SPSS
2 29 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.69%) GNU Octave
4 16 (1.28%) MS Office
5 7 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.56%) S-PLUS
6 6 (0.48%) MS Project
7 5 (0.40%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.24%) Weka
9 2 (0.16%) CPLEX
9 2 (0.16%) Maple
9 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.080%) EViews
10 1 (0.080%) Gephi
10 1 (0.080%) Simulink
10 1 (0.080%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (2.01%) SAP FS
2 6 (0.48%) Primavera
3 4 (0.32%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.44%) SaaS
4 16 (1.28%) GitHub
5 13 (1.04%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.48%) Heroku
11 4 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.32%) iTunes
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.080%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.49%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.61%) HTTP
3 13 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 10 (0.80%) Bluetooth
4 10 (0.80%) Internet
4 10 (0.80%) SAN
4 10 (0.80%) Wireless
5 9 (0.72%) HTTPS
6 8 (0.64%) SNMP
6 8 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.48%) Firewall
8 5 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (0.40%) DHCP
8 5 (0.40%) DNS
8 5 (0.40%) VoIP
8 5 (0.40%) VPN
9 4 (0.32%) NAS
10 3 (0.24%) 4G
10 3 (0.24%) HSPA
10 3 (0.24%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (22.15%) Big Data
2 184 (14.77%) Hadoop
3 158 (12.68%) Data Mining
4 100 (8.03%) NoSQL
5 87 (6.98%) Apache Hive
6 56 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 48 (3.85%) MongoDB
7 48 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 38 (3.05%) SQL Server
9 36 (2.89%) MySQL
10 26 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.61%) GIS
11 20 (1.61%) Impala
11 20 (1.61%) Neo4j
12 19 (1.52%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.20%) QlikView
14 12 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.80%) Mahout
16 9 (0.72%) OLTP
16 9 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (3.21%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 20 (1.61%) Vagrant
4 11 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.80%) Yeoman
6 8 (0.64%) Bitbucket
6 8 (0.64%) JIRA
6 8 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (0.64%) Subversion
6 8 (0.64%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.40%) LabVIEW
9 4 (0.32%) Maven
9 4 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.16%) Moq
10 2 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.080%) AppScan
11 1 (0.080%) FindBugs
11 1 (0.080%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.080%) Metasploit
General
1 259 (20.79%) Finance
2 87 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 80 (6.42%) Marketing
4 75 (6.02%) Banking
5 73 (5.86%) Games
6 53 (4.25%) Electronics
7 43 (3.45%) Front Office
8 41 (3.29%) Manufacturing
9 39 (3.13%) Retail
10 37 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (2.09%) Billing
11 26 (2.09%) Publishing
12 19 (1.52%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.88%) Advertising
14 9 (0.72%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.72%) Law
15 5 (0.40%) Avionics
15 5 (0.40%) Back Office
15 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 339 (27.21%) Developer
2 294 (23.60%) Data Scientist
3 168 (13.48%) Software Engineer
4 116 (9.31%) Java Developer
5 99 (7.95%) C++ Developer
6 90 (7.22%) Analyst
6 90 (7.22%) Senior Data Scientist
7 89 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 77 (6.18%) Graduate
9 72 (5.78%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 60 (4.82%) C# Developer
11 59 (4.74%) Computer Engineer
11 59 (4.74%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 57 (4.57%) C++ Software Engineer
13 50 (4.01%) Senior Developer
14 47 (3.77%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 45 (3.61%) Graduate Developer
16 44 (3.53%) Java Engineer
17 43 (3.45%) .NET Developer
18 40 (3.21%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (10.51%) .NET
2 96 (7.70%) Natural Language Processing
3 79 (6.34%) HTML
4 55 (4.41%) STL
5 54 (4.33%) CSS
6 50 (4.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 47 (3.77%) NumPy
8 46 (3.69%) ASP.NET
9 42 (3.37%) OpenGL
10 40 (3.21%) XML
11 39 (3.13%) SciPy
12 35 (2.81%) AngularJS
12 35 (2.81%) HTML5
12 35 (2.81%) Kafka
12 35 (2.81%) OpenCV
13 34 (2.73%) RESTful
14 33 (2.65%) Node.js
14 33 (2.65%) scikit-learn
15 32 (2.57%) .NET Framework
16 28 (2.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 589 (47.27%) Computer Science
2 502 (40.29%) Mathematics
3 366 (29.37%) Algorithms
4 293 (23.52%) Physics
5 249 (19.98%) Statistics
6 218 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 113 (9.07%) Visualisation
8 103 (8.27%) Artificial Intelligence
9 48 (3.85%) Neural Network
10 47 (3.77%) Applied Mathematics
11 45 (3.61%) Fintech
12 36 (2.89%) 3D Graphics
13 33 (2.65%) Hedge funds
14 28 (2.25%) User Experience
15 27 (2.17%) Credit Risk
16 26 (2.09%) Augmented Reality
17 25 (2.01%) CUDA
18 22 (1.77%) ASIC
18 22 (1.77%) Life Science
19 20 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 111 (8.91%) Linux
2 86 (6.90%) Windows
3 41 (3.29%) Android
4 35 (2.81%) Unix
5 30 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (0.64%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.40%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.24%) Solaris
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.080%) CentOS
11 1 (0.080%) Debian
11 1 (0.080%) Fedora
11 1 (0.080%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.080%) SUSE
11 1 (0.080%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 506 (40.61%) Machine Learning
2 351 (28.17%) Analytics
3 326 (26.16%) Software Engineering
4 159 (12.76%) Agile Software Development
5 157 (12.60%) Data Analytics
6 125 (10.03%) OO
7 108 (8.67%) Data Analysis
8 86 (6.90%) Computer Vision
9 68 (5.46%) Data Visualisation
9 68 (5.46%) Multithreading
9 68 (5.46%) Statistical Analysis
10 63 (5.06%) Predictive Modelling
11 60 (4.82%) Signal Processing
12 57 (4.57%) Bayesian Methods
13 56 (4.49%) Statistical Modelling
14 54 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (4.25%) Deep Learning
15 53 (4.25%) SDLC
16 50 (4.01%) Open Source
16 50 (4.01%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 551 (44.22%) Python
2 500 (40.13%) C++
3 419 (33.63%) Java
4 307 (24.64%) R
5 281 (22.55%) SQL
6 232 (18.62%) MATLAB
7 211 (16.93%) C#
8 153 (12.28%) C
9 123 (9.87%) Scala
10 101 (8.11%) JavaScript
11 37 (2.97%) Perl
12 29 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 24 (1.93%) F#
14 22 (1.77%) Ruby
15 20 (1.61%) PHP
16 19 (1.52%) VBA
17 17 (1.36%) Clojure
18 16 (1.28%) VB
19 13 (1.04%) Fortran
19 13 (1.04%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 634 (50.88%) Degree
2 35 (2.81%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.48%) APMP
4 6 (0.48%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.32%) GIAC
5 4 (0.32%) MBA
5 4 (0.32%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.24%) CISA
6 3 (0.24%) CISM
6 3 (0.24%) CISSP
7 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.16%) MCTS
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.080%) CEH
8 1 (0.080%) CFA
8 1 (0.080%) GPEN
8 1 (0.080%) ISEB
8 1 (0.080%) OSCP
8 1 (0.080%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.04%) MISRA
1 13 (1.04%) QA
2 11 (0.88%) DO-178B
2 11 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 11 (0.88%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.080%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.080%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.080%) RMADS
4 1 (0.080%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 20 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (1.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (0.96%) VirtualBox
4 11 (0.88%) HDFS
5 10 (0.80%) Firmware
6 7 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.56%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.48%) XenServer
8 5 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (0.32%) Docker
10 3 (0.24%) vSphere
10 3 (0.24%) XenApp
11 1 (0.080%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (0.64%) Packer
2 5 (0.40%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.32%) Puppet
4 3 (0.24%) Nmap
5 2 (0.16%) logstash
5 2 (0.16%) Nessus
5 2 (0.16%) StatsD
5 2 (0.16%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.080%) Mesos
6 1 (0.080%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 48 (3.85%) Oracle
2 37 (2.97%) Microsoft
3 33 (2.65%) SAP
4 25 (2.01%) Cloudera
4 25 (2.01%) Guidewire
5 23 (1.85%) Google
6 22 (1.77%) Hortonworks
7 21 (1.69%) Tableau
8 15 (1.20%) Synopsys
9 11 (0.88%) IBM
10 9 (0.72%) MapR
11 8 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.64%) Hitachi
12 7 (0.56%) Omniture
13 6 (0.48%) Citrix
13 6 (0.48%) EMC
13 6 (0.48%) Intel
13 6 (0.48%) Netezza
14 5 (0.40%) Cisco
14 5 (0.40%) HP
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Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Luton, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum
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London
Xcede
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + equity
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London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £45k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £Negotiable DoE + stock options
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum, Shares, Pension + more!
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £61000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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