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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
UK / England
Rank 360 444 523
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +79
Permanent jobs citing PhD 612 584 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.12% 2.25% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 505 485 376
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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
19593 25920 27203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.19% 27.80% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15598 20973 21872
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,850 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +52 392 £70,000 +7.69% 68
East of England +51 96 £35,000 -12.50% 36
South East +51 63 £47,000 -6.00% 10
North West +7 25 £50,000 +25.00% 9
South West +28 23 £55,000 +46.66% 7
East Midlands +1 7 £42,500 +88.88% 1
Yorkshire +20 6 £35,000 -19.07%
West Midlands +1 2 £29,250 -38.42% 3
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 588 (50.09%) Degree
2 564 (48.04%) Computer Science
3 513 (43.70%) Python
4 495 (42.16%) Mathematics
5 469 (39.95%) Machine Learning
6 425 (36.20%) C++
7 362 (30.83%) Algorithms
8 353 (30.07%) Java
9 318 (27.09%) Software Engineering
10 291 (24.79%) Physics
11 290 (24.70%) R
12 270 (23.00%) Analytics
13 256 (21.81%) SQL
14 253 (21.55%) Statistics
15 241 (20.53%) Big Data
16 226 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
17 213 (18.14%) Finance
18 206 (17.55%) C#
19 175 (14.91%) C
20 169 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
21 159 (13.54%) Apache Spark
22 153 (13.03%) MATLAB
23 134 (11.41%) Hadoop
24 130 (11.07%) Scala
25 120 (10.22%) Data Analytics
25 120 (10.22%) Linux
26 108 (9.20%) Artificial Intelligence
27 106 (9.03%) JavaScript
28 104 (8.86%) OO
29 102 (8.69%) .NET

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
1 159 (13.54%) Apache Spark
2 88 (7.50%) SAS
3 53 (4.51%) Apache
4 30 (2.56%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.85%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.51%) Confluence
8 5 (0.43%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.085%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.085%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.085%) SharePoint
Applications
1 55 (4.68%) SPSS
2 21 (1.79%) GNU Octave
3 17 (1.45%) MS Excel
4 14 (1.19%) MS Office
5 7 (0.60%) EViews
6 6 (0.51%) MS Project
7 5 (0.43%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.34%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.26%) Simulink
9 3 (0.26%) Stata
10 2 (0.17%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.17%) Gephi
11 1 (0.085%) Maple
11 1 (0.085%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 6 (0.51%) Primavera
1 6 (0.51%) SAP FS
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.47%) SaaS
3 22 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.11%) Yammer
6 8 (0.68%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.68%) Heroku
7 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.51%) GitHub
8 5 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
9 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.085%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.085%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.02%) SAN
3 11 (0.94%) DSL
4 10 (0.85%) ADSL
4 10 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (0.85%) DHCP
4 10 (0.85%) DNS
4 10 (0.85%) Firewall
4 10 (0.85%) VoIP
4 10 (0.85%) VPN
5 9 (0.77%) Wireless
6 7 (0.60%) Bluetooth
6 7 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.51%) ATM
8 5 (0.43%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.43%) MIMO
8 5 (0.43%) OFDM
9 4 (0.34%) Internet
10 3 (0.26%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (20.53%) Big Data
2 134 (11.41%) Hadoop
3 97 (8.26%) NoSQL
4 83 (7.07%) Data Mining
5 57 (4.86%) Relational Database
6 47 (4.00%) MongoDB
7 45 (3.83%) SQL Server
8 44 (3.75%) Apache Hive
9 29 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 24 (2.04%) MySQL
10 24 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
11 20 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.19%) QlikView
13 13 (1.11%) GIS
14 10 (0.85%) HAWQ
14 10 (0.85%) Neo4j
14 10 (0.85%) Sqoop
15 8 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.60%) Spotfire
17 6 (0.51%) KDB
Development Applications
1 44 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 19 (1.62%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.94%) Mercurial
5 10 (0.85%) Subversion
6 8 (0.68%) LabVIEW
7 5 (0.43%) Selenium
7 5 (0.43%) Vagrant
7 5 (0.43%) Yeoman
8 4 (0.34%) FindBugs
9 2 (0.17%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.17%) GitLab
9 2 (0.17%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.17%) JIRA
9 2 (0.17%) jMock
9 2 (0.17%) JUnit
9 2 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.17%) Moq
9 2 (0.17%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.085%) HP UFT
General
1 213 (18.14%) Finance
2 97 (8.26%) Marketing
3 78 (6.64%) Advertising
4 70 (5.96%) Telecoms
5 57 (4.86%) Banking
6 54 (4.60%) Electronics
7 48 (4.09%) Games
8 36 (3.07%) Front Office
8 36 (3.07%) Manufacturing
9 34 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
10 22 (1.87%) Retail
11 18 (1.53%) Back Office
12 16 (1.36%) Law
13 15 (1.28%) Aerospace
14 14 (1.19%) Automotive
15 7 (0.60%) Billing
16 6 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.51%) Legal
17 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 312 (26.58%) Data Scientist
2 310 (26.41%) Developer
3 136 (11.58%) Software Engineer
4 105 (8.94%) Senior Data Scientist
5 93 (7.92%) C++ Developer
6 83 (7.07%) Software Developer
7 76 (6.47%) Java Developer
8 65 (5.54%) C# Developer
9 64 (5.45%) Graduate
9 64 (5.45%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 60 (5.11%) Architect
11 56 (4.77%) Java Engineer
12 52 (4.43%) C++ Software Engineer
13 49 (4.17%) Analyst
14 46 (3.92%) C++ Software Developer
15 44 (3.75%) Enterprise Architect
16 42 (3.58%) Java Software Engineer
17 41 (3.49%) Research Engineer
18 39 (3.32%) Senior Developer
19 38 (3.24%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (8.69%) .NET
2 91 (7.75%) HTML
3 60 (5.11%) AngularJS
4 50 (4.26%) Node.js
5 49 (4.17%) CSS
6 44 (3.75%) Ajax
7 41 (3.49%) Natural Language Processing
8 36 (3.07%) NumPy
9 35 (2.98%) HTML5
10 34 (2.90%) SciPy
11 33 (2.81%) Pandas
12 32 (2.73%) RESTful
12 32 (2.73%) scikit-learn
12 32 (2.73%) STL
13 31 (2.64%) ASP.NET
13 31 (2.64%) OpenGL
14 29 (2.47%) .NET Framework
15 28 (2.39%) D3.js
16 27 (2.30%) J2EE
17 26 (2.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 564 (48.04%) Computer Science
2 495 (42.16%) Mathematics
3 362 (30.83%) Algorithms
4 291 (24.79%) Physics
5 253 (21.55%) Statistics
6 226 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
7 108 (9.20%) Artificial Intelligence
8 87 (7.41%) Visualisation
9 56 (4.77%) Applied Mathematics
10 36 (3.07%) Economics
11 31 (2.64%) Fintech
11 31 (2.64%) Neural Network
12 28 (2.39%) Hedge funds
13 26 (2.21%) Data Structures
13 26 (2.21%) Derivative
14 25 (2.13%) 3D Graphics
15 24 (2.04%) VHDL
16 22 (1.87%) Credit Risk
17 21 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
17 21 (1.79%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 120 (10.22%) Linux
2 80 (6.81%) Windows
3 38 (3.24%) Unix
4 20 (1.70%) Android
5 14 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.19%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.085%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.085%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (39.95%) Machine Learning
2 318 (27.09%) Software Engineering
3 270 (23.00%) Analytics
4 169 (14.40%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (10.22%) Data Analytics
6 104 (8.86%) OO
7 86 (7.33%) Data Analysis
8 85 (7.24%) Deep Learning
9 74 (6.30%) Mentoring
10 59 (5.03%) Statistical Analysis
11 56 (4.77%) Data Visualisation
11 56 (4.77%) Statistical Modelling
12 53 (4.51%) Open Source
13 52 (4.43%) Computer Vision
14 51 (4.34%) Predictive Modelling
15 49 (4.17%) Signal Processing
16 48 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (4.09%) TDD
17 44 (3.75%) CAD
18 43 (3.66%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 513 (43.70%) Python
2 425 (36.20%) C++
3 353 (30.07%) Java
4 290 (24.70%) R
5 256 (21.81%) SQL
6 206 (17.55%) C#
7 175 (14.91%) C
8 153 (13.03%) MATLAB
9 130 (11.07%) Scala
10 106 (9.03%) JavaScript
11 35 (2.98%) F#
11 35 (2.98%) Perl
12 29 (2.47%) PHP
13 25 (2.13%) Ruby
14 22 (1.87%) Bash Shell
15 21 (1.79%) Haskell
16 19 (1.62%) VBA
17 11 (0.94%) VB
18 10 (0.85%) Embedded C
18 10 (0.85%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 588 (50.09%) Degree
2 63 (5.37%) Postgraduate
3 24 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.77%) MCTS
5 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.51%) APMP
7 5 (0.43%) MBA
8 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.26%) CISSP
9 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.17%) CISA
10 2 (0.17%) CISM
11 1 (0.085%) CEH
11 1 (0.085%) GIAC
11 1 (0.085%) GPEN
11 1 (0.085%) GSEC
11 1 (0.085%) OSCP
11 1 (0.085%) PMP
11 1 (0.085%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.56%) QA
2 5 (0.43%) MISRA
3 4 (0.34%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 4 (0.34%) MISRA C
4 3 (0.26%) RMADS
4 3 (0.26%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.085%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.085%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.085%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (1.19%) HDFS
2 12 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.02%) Firmware
2 12 (1.02%) XenServer
3 11 (0.94%) Apache Flume
4 10 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.43%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.34%) Docker
7 3 (0.26%) LXC
8 1 (0.085%) KVM
8 1 (0.085%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (0.85%) Backup Exec
1 10 (0.85%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.17%) Mesos
3 1 (0.085%) Nmap
3 1 (0.085%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 40 (3.41%) Oracle
2 27 (2.30%) Microsoft
3 22 (1.87%) Tableau
4 12 (1.02%) Citrix
4 12 (1.02%) SAP
5 11 (0.94%) Apple
5 11 (0.94%) Cloudera
5 11 (0.94%) EMC
5 11 (0.94%) Hortonworks
6 10 (0.85%) Cisco
6 10 (0.85%) HP
6 10 (0.85%) IronPort
6 10 (0.85%) Palo Alto
6 10 (0.85%) Polycom
6 10 (0.85%) Synopsys
6 10 (0.85%) Veeam
6 10 (0.85%) VMware
7 7 (0.60%) IBM
8 6 (0.51%) Google
8 6 (0.51%) Guidewire
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Downham Market, Norfolk
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £60532.69 - £161420.50 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: to c.£50000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + negotiable bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + flexible environment
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive Benefits/Bonus Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 75k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Competitive Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Anonymous recruiter
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + plus benefits and bonus package
Posted: Yesterday