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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 440 482 453
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -29
Permanent jobs citing PhD 547 422 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% 1.56% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 470 353 436
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
29107 27082 31438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.97% 26.95% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22787 22257 26833
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 £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +80 344 £50,000 -9.09% 40
South East +4 115 £35,500 +1.42% 12
East of England -40 45 £35,000 -26.31% 18
South West -8 30 £46,500 +24.00%
East Midlands -2 8 £36,250 +11.53% 3
North East -3 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Midlands +2 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Yorkshire -45 1 £21,000 -35.38% 1
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 581 (49.32%) Degree
2 575 (48.81%) Computer Science
3 572 (48.56%) Java
4 522 (44.31%) Mathematics
5 483 (41.00%) C++
6 379 (32.17%) Physics
7 375 (31.83%) Software Engineering
8 294 (24.96%) Python
9 263 (22.33%) Finance
10 247 (20.97%) OO
11 239 (20.29%) SQL
12 227 (19.27%) C#
13 203 (17.23%) Analytics
14 189 (16.04%) MATLAB
15 187 (15.87%) Linux
16 181 (15.37%) Statistics
17 175 (14.86%) Hadoop
18 174 (14.77%) R
19 168 (14.26%) Big Data
20 148 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
21 141 (11.97%) C
22 140 (11.88%) Oracle
23 136 (11.54%) Windows
24 119 (10.10%) .NET
25 117 (9.93%) JavaScript
26 109 (9.25%) Scala
27 100 (8.49%) Machine Learning
28 99 (8.40%) MapReduce
29 91 (7.72%) Visualisation
30 89 (7.56%) HTML

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 64 (5.43%) SAS
2 28 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 28 (2.38%) Apache Pig
3 14 (1.19%) Tornado
4 7 (0.59%) Mule
4 7 (0.59%) Apache
5 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (0.51%) Lync
5 6 (0.51%) Node.js
6 5 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.17%) Drupal
8 2 (0.17%) WordPress
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.17%) IIS
9 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.085%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.085%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.085%) CMS
Applications
1 64 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 56 (4.75%) SPSS
3 31 (2.63%) MS Office
4 28 (2.38%) CPLEX
5 26 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 20 (1.70%) Mathematica
7 12 (1.02%) NASTRAN
8 8 (0.68%) Stata
9 7 (0.59%) Simulink
10 6 (0.51%) Weka
11 5 (0.42%) S-PLUS
12 4 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.085%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 20 (1.70%) SunGard APT
2 11 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.17%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.17%) Magento
4 1 (0.085%) SAP InfiniteInsight
4 1 (0.085%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.93%) GitHub
2 9 (0.76%) ElastiCache
2 9 (0.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 8 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.085%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.31%) HTTP
2 24 (2.04%) SAN
3 19 (1.61%) Internet
4 18 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.59%) Firewall
5 7 (0.59%) Wireless
6 6 (0.51%) VPN
6 6 (0.51%) DNS
6 6 (0.51%) Broadband
6 6 (0.51%) VoIP
6 6 (0.51%) DHCP
6 6 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.42%) Software-Defined Radio
7 5 (0.42%) Ethernet
7 5 (0.42%) TETRA
8 4 (0.34%) DECT
9 2 (0.17%) RTP
9 2 (0.17%) SS7
10 1 (0.085%) DVB
10 1 (0.085%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (14.86%) Hadoop
2 168 (14.26%) Big Data
3 89 (7.56%) Data Mining
4 85 (7.22%) MySQL
5 72 (6.11%) Relational Database
6 70 (5.94%) SQL Server
7 60 (5.09%) Mahout
8 52 (4.41%) NoSQL
9 28 (2.38%) MongoDB
10 27 (2.29%) Apache Hive
11 21 (1.78%) Redis
12 17 (1.44%) CouchDB
12 17 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.93%) Text Mining
14 11 (0.93%) Cognos Impromptu
15 10 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (3.65%) Eclipse
2 29 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.29%) Maven
4 18 (1.53%) Visual Studio
5 17 (1.44%) YourKit
6 16 (1.36%) JUnit
6 16 (1.36%) Selenium
7 15 (1.27%) Subversion
8 13 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
9 12 (1.02%) Mercurial
10 11 (0.93%) Jenkins
11 9 (0.76%) Ant
12 6 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.51%) Gradle
13 5 (0.42%) Jasmine
14 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (0.34%) JMeter
15 3 (0.25%) Talend Open Studio
16 2 (0.17%) LabVIEW
16 2 (0.17%) Grunt
General
1 263 (22.33%) Finance
2 87 (7.39%) Games
3 76 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 47 (3.99%) Front Office
5 41 (3.48%) Marketing
6 40 (3.40%) Electronics
7 39 (3.31%) Banking
8 37 (3.14%) Retail
9 32 (2.72%) Telecoms
9 32 (2.72%) Manufacturing
9 32 (2.72%) Financial Institution
10 24 (2.04%) Advertising
11 20 (1.70%) Aerospace
12 11 (0.93%) Automotive
13 9 (0.76%) Publishing
13 9 (0.76%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.51%) Legal
15 4 (0.34%) Law
16 3 (0.25%) French Language
16 3 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 510 (43.29%) Developer
2 204 (17.32%) Java Developer
3 163 (13.84%) Software Engineer
4 145 (12.31%) Data Scientist
5 139 (11.80%) Software Developer
6 124 (10.53%) Graduate
7 94 (7.98%) Analyst
8 70 (5.94%) C++ Developer
9 63 (5.35%) Senior Developer
10 57 (4.84%) Statistician
10 57 (4.84%) C# Developer
11 55 (4.67%) C++ Software Engineer
12 49 (4.16%) Consultant
13 42 (3.57%) Junior
13 42 (3.57%) Quantitative Developer
13 42 (3.57%) Research Engineer
14 35 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
15 33 (2.80%) C++ Software Developer
15 33 (2.80%) Python Developer
16 31 (2.63%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (10.10%) .NET
2 89 (7.56%) HTML
3 65 (5.52%) Web Services
4 61 (5.18%) jQuery
5 60 (5.09%) XML
5 60 (5.09%) CSS
6 48 (4.07%) HTML5
7 42 (3.57%) Cascading
8 41 (3.48%) ASP.NET
9 39 (3.31%) J2EE
10 37 (3.14%) Hibernate
11 34 (2.89%) Spring
12 32 (2.72%) CSS3
13 31 (2.63%) NumPy
14 30 (2.55%) JSON
15 26 (2.21%) REST
15 26 (2.21%) OpenGL
15 26 (2.21%) Pandas
16 24 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
16 24 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 575 (48.81%) Computer Science
2 522 (44.31%) Mathematics
3 379 (32.17%) Physics
4 181 (15.37%) Statistics
5 91 (7.72%) Visualisation
6 79 (6.71%) Hedge funds
7 67 (5.69%) Chemistry
8 61 (5.18%) Economics
9 58 (4.92%) Life Science
10 52 (4.41%) Biology
11 51 (4.33%) 3D Graphics
12 50 (4.24%) Artificial Intelligence
13 40 (3.40%) Applied Mathematics
14 38 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 29 (2.46%) Derivative
16 28 (2.38%) Biotechnology
17 24 (2.04%) Digital Media
17 24 (2.04%) Neural Network
17 24 (2.04%) VHDL
18 23 (1.95%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 187 (15.87%) Linux
2 136 (11.54%) Windows
3 58 (4.92%) UNIX
4 23 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.53%) Android
7 16 (1.36%) Solaris
8 12 (1.02%) AIX
9 9 (0.76%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.51%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.34%) Debian
12 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (31.83%) Software Engineering
2 247 (20.97%) OO
3 203 (17.23%) Analytics
4 148 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (8.49%) Machine Learning
6 99 (8.40%) MapReduce
7 83 (7.05%) Multithreading
8 81 (6.88%) OOD
9 78 (6.62%) Data Analysis
10 71 (6.03%) TDD
11 64 (5.43%) Signal Processing
12 58 (4.92%) Information Retrieval
13 52 (4.41%) Bayesian Methods
13 52 (4.41%) Bioinformatics
14 48 (4.07%) Data Modelling
15 47 (3.99%) Scrum
16 45 (3.82%) Predictive Modelling
16 45 (3.82%) Time Series Analysis
17 44 (3.74%) Web Development
18 43 (3.65%) UML
Programming Languages
1 572 (48.56%) Java
2 483 (41.00%) C++
3 294 (24.96%) Python
4 239 (20.29%) SQL
5 227 (19.27%) C#
6 189 (16.04%) MATLAB
7 174 (14.77%) R
8 141 (11.97%) C
9 117 (9.93%) JavaScript
10 109 (9.25%) Scala
11 62 (5.26%) Perl
12 33 (2.80%) PowerShell
12 33 (2.80%) Ruby
13 30 (2.55%) VB.NET
14 27 (2.29%) Clojure
15 21 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 20 (1.70%) Fortran
17 17 (1.44%) PL/SQL
18 16 (1.36%) Erlang
19 15 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 581 (49.32%) Degree
2 37 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.29%) ISEB
4 24 (2.04%) CIPD
5 22 (1.87%) SC Cleared
6 21 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 19 (1.61%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.44%) HND
9 8 (0.68%) Sun Certification
9 8 (0.68%) MBA
10 7 (0.59%) Postgraduate
11 5 (0.42%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.25%) CISM
12 3 (0.25%) CISSP
12 3 (0.25%) CISMP
13 2 (0.17%) PMP
13 2 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
14 1 (0.085%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (0.93%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) JTAG
3 4 (0.34%) GLP
4 3 (0.25%) IAS 39
4 3 (0.25%) Basel III
4 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.17%) CDISC
6 1 (0.085%) DICOM
6 1 (0.085%) HL7
6 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.085%) Basel II
System Software
1 31 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.87%) VMware ESX
3 22 (1.87%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (0.51%) XenApp
4 6 (0.51%) XenServer
5 1 (0.085%) vSphere
5 1 (0.085%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.085%) KVM
5 1 (0.085%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (0.59%) YUM
1 7 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.51%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 140 (11.88%) Oracle
2 78 (6.62%) Microsoft
3 31 (2.63%) VMware
4 22 (1.87%) SunGard
5 11 (0.93%) EMC
6 8 (0.68%) Sun
7 7 (0.59%) Cisco
7 7 (0.59%) TIBCO
7 7 (0.59%) Google
8 6 (0.51%) Zend
8 6 (0.51%) IronPort
8 6 (0.51%) Polycom
8 6 (0.51%) Veeam
8 6 (0.51%) Tableau
8 6 (0.51%) JBoss
8 6 (0.51%) HP
8 6 (0.51%) Citrix
9 5 (0.42%) IBM
9 5 (0.42%) ESRI
10 4 (0.34%) Sybase
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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