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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 481 429 515
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +86
Permanent jobs citing PhD 445 613 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.62% 2.04% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 392 531 314
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
27522 30066 27917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.31% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22014 23929 22889
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in England

PhD
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the England region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 285 £61,250 +11.36% 39
South East -34 70 £40,000 -5.88% 8
East of England +8 50 £40,000 +14.28% 31
East Midlands +10 26 £40,000 +33.33% 5
North East -1 16 £40,000 +23.07% 1
West Midlands -14 11 £40,000 -
South West -43 7 £47,500 +2.98% 3
Yorkshire +6 2 - - 1
North West - 1 £36,500 - 1
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 447 (49.94%) Computer Science
2 420 (46.93%) Degree
3 384 (42.91%) C++
4 342 (38.21%) Software Engineering
5 340 (37.99%) Java
6 332 (37.09%) Mathematics
7 326 (36.42%) Python
8 251 (28.04%) Algorithms
9 249 (27.82%) Finance
10 240 (26.82%) SQL
11 234 (26.15%) C#
12 219 (24.47%) Analytics
13 208 (23.24%) Physics
14 190 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
15 184 (20.56%) Linux
16 172 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
16 172 (19.22%) Big Data
17 162 (18.10%) Statistics
18 161 (17.99%) R
19 139 (15.53%) C
20 136 (15.20%) OO
21 127 (14.19%) Windows
22 123 (13.74%) Machine Learning
23 110 (12.29%) Visualisation
24 105 (11.73%) MATLAB
25 95 (10.61%) JavaScript
26 94 (10.50%) Data Mining
27 86 (9.61%) Hadoop
28 82 (9.16%) Hedge funds
28 82 (9.16%) Data Analysis

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 80 (8.94%) SAS
2 31 (3.46%) MS Exchange
3 17 (1.90%) Apache Pig
4 15 (1.68%) Lync
4 15 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (1.56%) Node.js
6 13 (1.45%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.23%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.45%) JBoss
10 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.22%) Apache
12 1 (0.11%) WordPress
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) Moodle
12 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 44 (4.92%) MS Office
2 37 (4.13%) SPSS
3 34 (3.80%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.89%) Weka
5 7 (0.78%) CPLEX
5 7 (0.78%) Stata
6 6 (0.67%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.56%) GNU Octave
8 4 (0.45%) Simulink
9 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.22%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.68%) Google Analytics
3 11 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.12%) SaaS
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.34%) IaaS
7 3 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.57%) TCP/IP
2 20 (2.23%) SAN
2 20 (2.23%) Broadband
3 17 (1.90%) DHCP
3 17 (1.90%) DNS
4 16 (1.79%) Firewall
5 15 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (1.68%) VPN
5 15 (1.68%) Internet
5 15 (1.68%) HTTP
5 15 (1.68%) VoIP
6 13 (1.45%) Wireless
7 6 (0.67%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.56%) Software-Defined Radio
9 4 (0.45%) WAN
9 4 (0.45%) LAN
10 2 (0.22%) 3G
10 2 (0.22%) DVB
10 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.11%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (19.22%) Big Data
2 94 (10.50%) Data Mining
3 86 (9.61%) Hadoop
4 48 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 33 (3.69%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 30 (3.35%) MySQL
7 20 (2.23%) SQL Server
8 18 (2.01%) Apache Hive
9 16 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.34%) Mahout
11 11 (1.23%) Text Mining
11 11 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.12%) HBase
13 8 (0.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 8 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.89%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.78%) QlikView
14 7 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (4.58%) Visual Studio
2 30 (3.35%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.57%) Mercurial
4 20 (2.23%) Subversion
5 14 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 10 (1.12%) LabVIEW
7 9 (1.01%) Maven
8 7 (0.78%) JUnit
8 7 (0.78%) Selenium
8 7 (0.78%) Rational DOORS
9 6 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.56%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.45%) JIRA
12 3 (0.34%) Eclipse RCP
12 3 (0.34%) LLVM
12 3 (0.34%) YourKit
13 2 (0.22%) Grunt
14 1 (0.11%) Bower
14 1 (0.11%) gulp
14 1 (0.11%) Mockito
General
1 249 (27.82%) Finance
2 72 (8.04%) Games
3 55 (6.15%) Marketing
4 51 (5.70%) Banking
5 47 (5.25%) Front Office
6 38 (4.25%) Electronics
7 33 (3.69%) Telecoms
8 19 (2.12%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 14 (1.56%) Retail
11 11 (1.23%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.23%) Wholesale Banking
12 10 (1.12%) Military
13 9 (1.01%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.56%) Automotive
16 4 (0.45%) French Language
16 4 (0.45%) Avionics
17 3 (0.34%) iGaming
17 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 296 (33.07%) Developer
2 170 (18.99%) Software Engineer
3 146 (16.31%) Data Scientist
4 69 (7.71%) Java Developer
4 69 (7.71%) C# Developer
5 68 (7.60%) Graduate
6 63 (7.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 56 (6.26%) Analyst
8 53 (5.92%) Junior
9 46 (5.14%) Software Developer
10 39 (4.36%) C++ Developer
11 38 (4.25%) Python Developer
12 37 (4.13%) C# .NET Developer
13 33 (3.69%) Senior Developer
14 32 (3.58%) Consultant
15 29 (3.24%) Junior Developer
16 25 (2.79%) Quantitative Developer
17 23 (2.57%) Senior Software Engineer
17 23 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
17 23 (2.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (7.93%) .NET
2 42 (4.69%) OpenGL
3 38 (4.25%) jQuery
4 37 (4.13%) HTML
5 35 (3.91%) NumPy
6 34 (3.80%) Pandas
7 30 (3.35%) SciPy
8 29 (3.24%) D3.js
9 28 (3.13%) XML
10 27 (3.02%) ASP.NET
11 26 (2.91%) Web Services
12 25 (2.79%) CSS
12 25 (2.79%) WPF
13 24 (2.68%) Natural Language Processing
14 23 (2.57%) Highcharts JS
14 23 (2.57%) Matplotlib
14 23 (2.57%) Pyramid
15 22 (2.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 22 (2.46%) DirectX
16 21 (2.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 447 (49.94%) Computer Science
2 332 (37.09%) Mathematics
3 251 (28.04%) Algorithms
4 208 (23.24%) Physics
5 190 (21.23%) Analytical Skills
6 162 (18.10%) Statistics
7 110 (12.29%) Visualisation
8 82 (9.16%) Hedge funds
9 56 (6.26%) Artificial Intelligence
10 47 (5.25%) Data Structures
11 40 (4.47%) Derivative
12 37 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 32 (3.58%) 3D Graphics
14 25 (2.79%) Chemistry
15 24 (2.68%) Fixed Income
16 21 (2.35%) Applied Mathematics
16 21 (2.35%) Embedded Systems
17 20 (2.23%) Economics
17 20 (2.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 17 (1.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 184 (20.56%) Linux
2 127 (14.19%) Windows
3 58 (6.48%) UNIX
4 19 (2.12%) Android
5 18 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.68%) Windows 8
8 15 (1.68%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.22%) Solaris
10 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (38.21%) Software Engineering
2 219 (24.47%) Analytics
3 172 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (15.20%) OO
5 123 (13.74%) Machine Learning
6 82 (9.16%) Data Analysis
7 62 (6.93%) Multithreading
8 57 (6.37%) Statistical Modelling
9 53 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (5.92%) Unit Testing
9 53 (5.92%) OOD
10 48 (5.36%) TDD
11 47 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
12 46 (5.14%) Refactoring
12 46 (5.14%) Signal Processing
13 42 (4.69%) Image Processing
14 38 (4.25%) Web Development
15 36 (4.02%) Software Architecture
16 35 (3.91%) Bayesian Methods
17 33 (3.69%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 384 (42.91%) C++
2 340 (37.99%) Java
3 326 (36.42%) Python
4 240 (26.82%) SQL
5 234 (26.15%) C#
6 161 (17.99%) R
7 139 (15.53%) C
8 105 (11.73%) MATLAB
9 95 (10.61%) JavaScript
10 59 (6.59%) Perl
11 43 (4.80%) Ruby
11 43 (4.80%) Scala
12 27 (3.02%) VBA
13 22 (2.46%) HLSL
14 16 (1.79%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.79%) Embedded C
15 13 (1.45%) PHP
16 11 (1.23%) Clojure
17 10 (1.12%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.01%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 420 (46.93%) Degree
2 19 (2.12%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.12%) CCNA
5 9 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (0.89%) MCSA
6 8 (0.89%) CCNP
6 8 (0.89%) MCP
6 8 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.56%) HNC
8 5 (0.56%) MBA
9 4 (0.45%) HND
10 3 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.22%) GCIH
11 2 (0.22%) GCFA
11 2 (0.22%) PMP
11 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.01%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.22%) Basel II
3 1 (0.11%) Basel III
System Software
1 35 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (3.69%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.01%) VMware ESX
3 18 (2.01%) VMware Workstation
4 15 (1.68%) XenApp
4 15 (1.68%) XenServer
5 14 (1.56%) vSphere
5 14 (1.56%) Firmware
6 2 (0.22%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) NFS
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Samba
7 1 (0.11%) Squid
7 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.11%) pfSense
7 1 (0.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (1.68%) Backup Exec
2 14 (1.56%) OPNET
3 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 80 (8.94%) Oracle
2 63 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 35 (3.91%) VMware
4 23 (2.57%) Google
5 19 (2.12%) EMC
6 18 (2.01%) Tableau
7 17 (1.90%) Cisco
8 16 (1.79%) HP
9 15 (1.68%) Citrix
9 15 (1.68%) IronPort
9 15 (1.68%) Polycom
9 15 (1.68%) Veeam
10 8 (0.89%) Greenplum
10 8 (0.89%) Hortonworks
10 8 (0.89%) Cloudera
10 8 (0.89%) ESRI
11 7 (0.78%) Facebook
12 6 (0.67%) Intel
12 6 (0.67%) i2
13 3 (0.34%) IBM
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Harwell, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
AstraZeneca
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
AstraZeneca
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Immediate and summer start
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Pegasus - Resource
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens - bonus, flexi time, more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture and big bonuses!
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £26,000 to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago