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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 393 537 474
Rank change year-on-year
+144 -63
Permanent jobs citing PhD 672 450 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 1.62% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 613 404 555
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
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
24365 27733 31017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.44% 27.18% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19960 22173 24783
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 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +82 380 £60,000 - 45
South East +96 125 £42,500 +6.25% 23
East of England +49 63 £42,500 +6.25% 27
South West +52 47 £53,500 +25.88% 5
North West +49 36 £40,000 +9.58% 3
East Midlands +29 36 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +43 11 £36,000 - 4
West Midlands -19 6 £41,250 +3.12%
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 606 (48.13%) Degree
2 585 (46.47%) Computer Science
3 562 (44.64%) Python
4 490 (38.92%) C++
5 474 (37.65%) Machine Learning
6 469 (37.25%) Mathematics
7 466 (37.01%) Java
8 387 (30.74%) Analytics
9 357 (28.36%) Algorithms
10 338 (26.85%) Software Engineering
11 313 (24.86%) Big Data
12 307 (24.38%) Finance
13 302 (23.99%) SQL
14 291 (23.11%) R
15 259 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
16 244 (19.38%) Physics
17 240 (19.06%) Statistics
18 215 (17.08%) MATLAB
19 211 (16.76%) Hadoop
20 173 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
21 167 (13.26%) Apache Spark
22 166 (13.19%) C
23 162 (12.87%) Data Analytics
24 161 (12.79%) C#
25 158 (12.55%) Data Mining
26 149 (11.83%) OO
27 143 (11.36%) Visualisation
28 138 (10.96%) Linux
29 126 (10.01%) Scala
30 125 (9.93%) NoSQL

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
1 167 (13.26%) Apache Spark
2 80 (6.35%) SAS
3 56 (4.45%) Apache Pig
4 38 (3.02%) Apache
5 17 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (1.27%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.11%) Skype for Business
8 10 (0.79%) CMS
8 10 (0.79%) Confluence
9 7 (0.56%) IIS
10 1 (0.079%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.079%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.079%) CloudStack
Applications
1 47 (3.73%) SPSS
2 41 (3.26%) MS Excel
3 31 (2.46%) MS Office
4 12 (0.95%) S-PLUS
5 6 (0.48%) Gephi
5 6 (0.48%) GNU Octave
5 6 (0.48%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.32%) Weka
7 3 (0.24%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.16%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.079%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.079%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.079%) Stata
Business Applications
1 15 (1.19%) SAP FS
2 11 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.32%) SystmOne
4 2 (0.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 81 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (1.67%) GitHub
4 18 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (0.71%) SaaS
8 8 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.16%) Google Play
10 1 (0.079%) AdWords
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.079%) IaaS
10 1 (0.079%) iTunes
10 1 (0.079%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.02%) TCP/IP
2 20 (1.59%) HTTP
2 20 (1.59%) Wireless
3 16 (1.27%) Firewall
3 16 (1.27%) SAN
4 15 (1.19%) DNS
5 14 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (1.11%) DHCP
5 14 (1.11%) VoIP
5 14 (1.11%) VPN
6 13 (1.03%) Broadband
6 13 (1.03%) Ethernet
7 9 (0.71%) Internet
7 9 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.56%) Bluetooth
8 7 (0.56%) SNMP
9 6 (0.48%) ADSL
9 6 (0.48%) DSL
10 5 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.32%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (24.86%) Big Data
2 211 (16.76%) Hadoop
3 158 (12.55%) Data Mining
4 125 (9.93%) NoSQL
5 94 (7.47%) Apache Hive
6 76 (6.04%) MongoDB
7 69 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
8 55 (4.37%) SQL Server
9 50 (3.97%) PostgreSQL
10 37 (2.94%) Relational Database
11 36 (2.86%) Neo4j
12 34 (2.70%) MySQL
13 33 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (2.07%) Impala
15 20 (1.59%) GIS
16 19 (1.51%) Redis
17 15 (1.19%) Mahout
18 14 (1.11%) Pentaho
19 13 (1.03%) HAWQ
19 13 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 61 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 30 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 27 (2.14%) Vagrant
4 22 (1.75%) Subversion
5 18 (1.43%) LabVIEW
5 18 (1.43%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.11%) Yeoman
7 13 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
8 10 (0.79%) JIRA
9 9 (0.71%) Maven
10 7 (0.56%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.56%) Mercurial
10 7 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.56%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.40%) JUnit
11 5 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.32%) GDB
12 4 (0.32%) Grunt
12 4 (0.32%) Valgrind
13 2 (0.16%) Eclipse
General
1 307 (24.38%) Finance
2 121 (9.61%) Telecoms
3 72 (5.72%) Banking
4 67 (5.32%) Games
5 56 (4.45%) Marketing
6 55 (4.37%) Manufacturing
7 49 (3.89%) Retail
8 38 (3.02%) Front Office
8 38 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 29 (2.30%) Electronics
10 20 (1.59%) Aerospace
11 19 (1.51%) Publishing
12 16 (1.27%) Billing
13 14 (1.11%) Advertising
14 12 (0.95%) Investment Banking
15 6 (0.48%) Law
16 5 (0.40%) Avionics
17 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.24%) Automotive
18 3 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 345 (27.40%) Developer
2 279 (22.16%) Data Scientist
3 148 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 131 (10.41%) Java Developer
5 118 (9.37%) Analyst
6 95 (7.55%) Senior Data Scientist
7 82 (6.51%) C++ Developer
8 65 (5.16%) Software Developer
9 63 (5.00%) Graduate
10 60 (4.77%) C++ Software Engineer
10 60 (4.77%) Consultant
11 58 (4.61%) Machine Learning Scientist
12 49 (3.89%) C# Developer
13 43 (3.42%) Junior
13 43 (3.42%) Senior Developer
14 42 (3.34%) Python Developer
14 42 (3.34%) Qualitative Analyst
14 42 (3.34%) Quantitative Analyst
15 41 (3.26%) Machine Learning Engineer
16 39 (3.10%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (7.94%) .NET
2 96 (7.63%) Natural Language Processing
3 70 (5.56%) SciPy
4 64 (5.08%) NumPy
5 59 (4.69%) HTML
6 51 (4.05%) XML
7 45 (3.57%) CSS
8 43 (3.42%) D3.js
9 39 (3.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 39 (3.10%) OpenGL
9 39 (3.10%) STL
10 37 (2.94%) AngularJS
10 37 (2.94%) Kafka
10 37 (2.94%) Pandas
11 36 (2.86%) JSON
12 35 (2.78%) ASP.NET
12 35 (2.78%) Spring
13 34 (2.70%) scikit-learn
14 33 (2.62%) J2SE
14 33 (2.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 585 (46.47%) Computer Science
2 469 (37.25%) Mathematics
3 357 (28.36%) Algorithms
4 259 (20.57%) Analytical Skills
5 244 (19.38%) Physics
6 240 (19.06%) Statistics
7 143 (11.36%) Visualisation
8 71 (5.64%) Artificial Intelligence
9 53 (4.21%) Fintech
10 47 (3.73%) Hedge funds
11 38 (3.02%) Applied Mathematics
12 35 (2.78%) Neural Network
13 30 (2.38%) Data Structures
14 28 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
14 28 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
15 26 (2.07%) Economics
16 25 (1.99%) Chemistry
17 24 (1.91%) CUDA
18 22 (1.75%) NHS
19 20 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 138 (10.96%) Linux
2 87 (6.91%) Windows
3 56 (4.45%) Unix
4 51 (4.05%) Android
5 48 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 22 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 14 (1.11%) Windows 8
7 14 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (1.11%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.48%) CentOS
9 4 (0.32%) Debian
9 4 (0.32%) Fedora
9 4 (0.32%) SUSE
9 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.24%) Solaris
11 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (37.65%) Machine Learning
2 387 (30.74%) Analytics
3 338 (26.85%) Software Engineering
4 173 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (12.87%) Data Analytics
6 149 (11.83%) OO
7 118 (9.37%) Data Analysis
8 86 (6.83%) Data Visualisation
9 79 (6.27%) Low Latency
10 76 (6.04%) Open Source
11 75 (5.96%) Statistical Analysis
12 73 (5.80%) Predictive Modelling
13 70 (5.56%) Bayesian Methods
14 64 (5.08%) TDD
15 59 (4.69%) Signal Processing
16 58 (4.61%) SDLC
17 57 (4.53%) Multithreading
18 53 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (4.05%) OOP
20 47 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 562 (44.64%) Python
2 490 (38.92%) C++
3 466 (37.01%) Java
4 302 (23.99%) SQL
5 291 (23.11%) R
6 215 (17.08%) MATLAB
7 166 (13.19%) C
8 161 (12.79%) C#
9 126 (10.01%) Scala
10 112 (8.90%) JavaScript
11 64 (5.08%) Perl
12 41 (3.26%) Ruby
12 41 (3.26%) VBA
13 40 (3.18%) Bash Shell
14 24 (1.91%) Clojure
15 14 (1.11%) Tcl
16 13 (1.03%) Embedded C
17 12 (0.95%) Cython
17 12 (0.95%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 606 (48.13%) Degree
2 41 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 26 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.87%) MBA
6 6 (0.48%) CISA
6 6 (0.48%) CISM
6 6 (0.48%) CISSP
6 6 (0.48%) GIAC
7 5 (0.40%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.32%) CFA
9 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.16%) CCNA
10 2 (0.16%) CCNP
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.079%) HNC
11 1 (0.079%) HND
11 1 (0.079%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.03%) QA
2 7 (0.56%) DO-178B
2 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 7 (0.56%) MISRA
2 7 (0.56%) MISRA C
3 2 (0.16%) Basel II
3 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
2 24 (1.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 18 (1.43%) VirtualBox
4 16 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 16 (1.27%) Docker
4 16 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (1.27%) XenServer
5 12 (0.95%) HDFS
6 8 (0.64%) vSphere
6 8 (0.64%) XenApp
7 7 (0.56%) Apache Flume
8 6 (0.48%) Firmware
9 2 (0.16%) iptables
9 2 (0.16%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (1.35%) Puppet
2 14 (1.11%) Backup Exec
2 14 (1.11%) XenMobile
3 7 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.56%) Packer
4 2 (0.16%) Ansible
4 2 (0.16%) everRun
4 2 (0.16%) logstash
4 2 (0.16%) Nessus
4 2 (0.16%) Nmap
4 2 (0.16%) StatsD
5 1 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 55 (4.37%) Microsoft
1 55 (4.37%) Oracle
2 41 (3.26%) Google
3 37 (2.94%) Cloudera
4 33 (2.62%) Hortonworks
5 32 (2.54%) Tableau
6 28 (2.22%) SAP
7 22 (1.75%) Greenplum
8 16 (1.27%) Facebook
8 16 (1.27%) VMware
9 15 (1.19%) EMC
9 15 (1.19%) Guidewire
9 15 (1.19%) MuleSoft
10 14 (1.11%) Cisco
10 14 (1.11%) Citrix
10 14 (1.11%) HP
10 14 (1.11%) IronPort
10 14 (1.11%) Omniture
10 14 (1.11%) Palo Alto
10 14 (1.11%) Polycom
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + equity
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Exc Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £26000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus + Ex Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 100k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per day + 20% Bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per day + Bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Fuel3D
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 3 days ago