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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
UK / England
Rank 332 439 532
Rank change year-on-year
+107 +93
Permanent jobs citing PhD 700 613 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.63% 2.31% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 576 530 399
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
19264 26565 27373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.69% 27.68% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15288 21495 21898
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +63 391 £70,000 +12.00% 50
East of England +106 144 £40,000 +14.28% 37
South East +59 80 £45,000 -2.70% 11
South West +38 43 £55,000 +6.79% 5
North West +11 31 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Yorkshire +25 4 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands +27 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East Midlands -1 3 £52,500 +40.00%
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 643 (50.79%) Mathematics
2 629 (49.68%) Degree
3 597 (47.16%) Computer Science
4 572 (45.18%) Python
5 524 (41.39%) Machine Learning
6 470 (37.12%) C++
7 386 (30.49%) Algorithms
8 384 (30.33%) Java
9 330 (26.07%) Software Engineering
10 311 (24.57%) R
11 303 (23.93%) Physics
12 274 (21.64%) Big Data
13 272 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
14 266 (21.01%) SQL
15 265 (20.93%) Statistics
16 262 (20.70%) Finance
17 259 (20.46%) Analytics
18 225 (17.77%) C#
19 199 (15.72%) C
20 174 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
21 162 (12.80%) MATLAB
22 152 (12.01%) Apache Spark
23 140 (11.06%) Linux
24 138 (10.90%) Scala
25 136 (10.74%) Hadoop
26 123 (9.72%) Artificial Intelligence
27 107 (8.45%) Deep Learning
28 106 (8.37%) OO
29 105 (8.29%) NoSQL
30 103 (8.14%) JavaScript

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
1 152 (12.01%) Apache Spark
2 90 (7.11%) SAS
3 47 (3.71%) Apache
4 25 (1.97%) Apache Pig
5 12 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (0.79%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 9 (0.71%) DNN
8 6 (0.47%) Confluence
9 5 (0.39%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.39%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.079%) OpenStack
Applications
1 50 (3.95%) SPSS
2 35 (2.76%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.74%) MS Office
4 16 (1.26%) GNU Octave
5 15 (1.18%) Stata
6 12 (0.95%) EViews
6 12 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.32%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.32%) FrameMaker
7 4 (0.32%) MS Project
7 4 (0.32%) RoboHelp
7 4 (0.32%) Simulink
8 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.16%) Gephi
8 2 (0.16%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.16%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.079%) Maple
9 1 (0.079%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.32%) Primavera
3 2 (0.16%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.16%) SAP FS
4 1 (0.079%) Magento
4 1 (0.079%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.079%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (2.29%) SaaS
3 16 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (1.26%) Yammer
4 15 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.55%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.32%) Heroku
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.16%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.079%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.079%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.58%) TCP/IP
2 11 (0.87%) DSL
2 11 (0.87%) SAN
3 10 (0.79%) ADSL
3 10 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (0.79%) DHCP
3 10 (0.79%) DNS
3 10 (0.79%) Firewall
3 10 (0.79%) VoIP
3 10 (0.79%) VPN
4 9 (0.71%) ATM
5 6 (0.47%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (0.47%) Wireless
6 5 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 5 (0.39%) Internet
6 5 (0.39%) MIMO
6 5 (0.39%) OFDM
7 2 (0.16%) HTTP
7 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (21.64%) Big Data
2 136 (10.74%) Hadoop
3 105 (8.29%) NoSQL
4 81 (6.40%) Data Mining
5 54 (4.27%) Relational Database
6 47 (3.71%) Apache Hive
7 43 (3.40%) MongoDB
8 39 (3.08%) SQL Server
9 23 (1.82%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.34%) Blockchain
11 16 (1.26%) HAWQ
11 16 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 16 (1.26%) Sqoop
12 14 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.03%) KDB
14 12 (0.95%) QlikView
15 11 (0.87%) MySQL
16 10 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
17 9 (0.71%) GIS
18 8 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 54 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 21 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 17 (1.34%) LabVIEW
4 16 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 15 (1.18%) Mercurial
6 11 (0.87%) Subversion
7 7 (0.55%) JUnit
8 5 (0.39%) Selenium
9 4 (0.32%) FindBugs
9 4 (0.32%) JIRA
9 4 (0.32%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.32%) Yeoman
10 3 (0.24%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.16%) Clang
11 2 (0.16%) GitLab
11 2 (0.16%) jMock
11 2 (0.16%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.16%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.079%) Protractor
General
1 262 (20.70%) Finance
2 99 (7.82%) Marketing
3 93 (7.35%) Advertising
4 81 (6.40%) Telecoms
5 63 (4.98%) Banking
6 60 (4.74%) Games
7 57 (4.50%) Electronics
8 51 (4.03%) Front Office
9 35 (2.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 34 (2.69%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.82%) Automotive
12 22 (1.74%) Retail
13 20 (1.58%) Aerospace
14 16 (1.26%) Back Office
15 15 (1.18%) Law
16 12 (0.95%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.87%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.71%) Legal
19 6 (0.47%) Military
20 5 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 315 (24.88%) Data Scientist
2 301 (23.78%) Developer
3 159 (12.56%) Software Engineer
4 108 (8.53%) Senior Data Scientist
5 78 (6.16%) Software Developer
6 74 (5.85%) Architect
7 73 (5.77%) C++ Developer
8 71 (5.61%) Graduate
9 69 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 67 (5.29%) Analyst
11 63 (4.98%) Java Engineer
12 62 (4.90%) C++ Software Engineer
13 58 (4.58%) C# Developer
14 54 (4.27%) Enterprise Architect
14 54 (4.27%) Machine Learning Scientist
15 47 (3.71%) Java Software Engineer
15 47 (3.71%) Machine Learning Engineer
16 41 (3.24%) Research Engineer
17 40 (3.16%) C++ Software Developer
18 39 (3.08%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (7.82%) .NET
2 85 (6.71%) HTML
3 53 (4.19%) AngularJS
4 51 (4.03%) Natural Language Processing
5 43 (3.40%) Node.js
6 41 (3.24%) Ajax
6 41 (3.24%) CSS
7 36 (2.84%) Pandas
8 34 (2.69%) OpenGL
9 32 (2.53%) SciPy
10 31 (2.45%) NumPy
11 30 (2.37%) ASP.NET
11 30 (2.37%) D3.js
11 30 (2.37%) HTML5
12 29 (2.29%) RESTful
12 29 (2.29%) STL
13 28 (2.21%) J2EE
13 28 (2.21%) Spring
14 27 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 25 (1.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 597 (47.16%) Computer Science
2 386 (30.49%) Algorithms
3 272 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.03%) Hedge funds
5 42 (3.32%) Fintech
6 34 (2.69%) Derivative
7 32 (2.53%) Data Structures
8 29 (2.29%) 3D Graphics
9 26 (2.05%) Augmented Reality
10 25 (1.97%) VHDL
11 20 (1.58%) Verilog
12 18 (1.42%) Credit Risk
12 18 (1.42%) Life Science
13 13 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
14 12 (0.95%) Driving Licence
15 11 (0.87%) Fixed Income
16 10 (0.79%) ASIC
17 9 (0.71%) Client/Server
17 9 (0.71%) Equities
17 9 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 140 (11.06%) Linux
2 87 (6.87%) Windows
3 40 (3.16%) Unix
4 17 (1.34%) Android
5 13 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.79%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.79%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.079%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (50.79%) Mathematics
2 524 (41.39%) Machine Learning
3 330 (26.07%) Software Engineering
4 303 (23.93%) Physics
5 265 (20.93%) Statistics
6 259 (20.46%) Analytics
7 174 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
8 123 (9.72%) Artificial Intelligence
9 107 (8.45%) Deep Learning
10 106 (8.37%) OO
11 100 (7.90%) Data Analytics
12 90 (7.11%) Data Analysis
13 84 (6.64%) Visualisation
14 82 (6.48%) Mentoring
15 72 (5.69%) Computer Vision
16 63 (4.98%) Predictive Modelling
16 63 (4.98%) Statistical Analysis
17 62 (4.90%) Data Modelling
18 58 (4.58%) Statistical Modelling
19 55 (4.34%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 572 (45.18%) Python
2 470 (37.12%) C++
3 384 (30.33%) Java
4 311 (24.57%) R
5 266 (21.01%) SQL
6 225 (17.77%) C#
7 199 (15.72%) C
8 162 (12.80%) MATLAB
9 138 (10.90%) Scala
10 103 (8.14%) JavaScript
11 30 (2.37%) Perl
12 29 (2.29%) F#
13 26 (2.05%) PHP
13 26 (2.05%) Ruby
14 22 (1.74%) VBA
15 19 (1.50%) Haskell
16 18 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.18%) Fortran
18 11 (0.87%) OCaml
18 11 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 629 (49.68%) Degree
2 81 (6.40%) Postgraduate
3 29 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.71%) MCTS
5 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.39%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.39%) MBA
7 4 (0.32%) APMP
8 3 (0.24%) CISSP
9 2 (0.16%) CISA
9 2 (0.16%) CISM
9 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.079%) GSEC
10 1 (0.079%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.61%) QA
2 5 (0.39%) MISRA
3 4 (0.32%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 4 (0.32%) MISRA C
4 3 (0.24%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) RMADS
6 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.079%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.079%) IFRS
6 1 (0.079%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.079%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (1.34%) Apache Flume
1 17 (1.34%) HDFS
2 12 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.95%) XenServer
3 10 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.71%) Firmware
5 5 (0.39%) Docker
6 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.16%) LXC
8 1 (0.079%) KVM
8 1 (0.079%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 1 (0.079%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (0.79%) Backup Exec
1 10 (0.79%) XenMobile
2 2 (0.16%) Mesos
3 1 (0.079%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 52 (4.11%) Oracle
2 32 (2.53%) Tableau
3 27 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 12 (0.95%) Apple
4 12 (0.95%) Citrix
5 11 (0.87%) EMC
5 11 (0.87%) SAP
6 10 (0.79%) Cisco
6 10 (0.79%) Google
6 10 (0.79%) HP
6 10 (0.79%) IronPort
6 10 (0.79%) Palo Alto
6 10 (0.79%) Polycom
6 10 (0.79%) Veeam
6 10 (0.79%) VMware
7 9 (0.71%) Cloudera
7 9 (0.71%) Hortonworks
8 7 (0.55%) Synopsys
9 6 (0.47%) IBM
10 4 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + stock options.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Start-Up Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £outstanding + top bens
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago