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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 479 429 462
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 421 519 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.40% 1.96% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 367 441 395
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £88,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.11%
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
30049 26425 27647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.15% 27.22% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24144 21044 22850
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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 -5 282 £55,000 - 35
South East -41 78 £40,000 -11.11% 13
East of England -23 24 £40,000 - 27
North East -11 13 £30,000 -29.41% 3
South West -26 12 £40,000 -13.97%
West Midlands -22 5 - -
North West -4 3 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Yorkshire -7 1 £41,500 -2.35%
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 409 (46.21%) Degree
2 362 (40.90%) Computer Science
3 351 (39.66%) C++
4 347 (39.21%) Software Engineering
5 309 (34.92%) Java
6 306 (34.58%) Mathematics
7 264 (29.83%) Algorithms
8 257 (29.04%) Python
9 224 (25.31%) Analytics
10 213 (24.07%) SQL
11 209 (23.62%) Finance
12 187 (21.13%) C#
13 177 (20.00%) R
14 174 (19.66%) Physics
15 169 (19.10%) Linux
16 161 (18.19%) C
17 156 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
18 153 (17.29%) OO
19 151 (17.06%) Big Data
20 127 (14.35%) Statistics
21 122 (13.79%) Data Analysis
22 113 (12.77%) Machine Learning
23 111 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
23 111 (12.54%) Windows
24 98 (11.07%) MATLAB
25 96 (10.85%) Data Mining
25 96 (10.85%) Visualisation
26 84 (9.49%) JavaScript
27 83 (9.38%) SAS
27 83 (9.38%) Hadoop

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 83 (9.38%) SAS
2 23 (2.60%) MS Exchange
3 20 (2.26%) Apache Pig
4 10 (1.13%) Apache Spark
5 7 (0.79%) Node.js
6 6 (0.68%) Lync
6 6 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (0.68%) Mule
7 4 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.11%) WordPress
8 1 (0.11%) Apache
8 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.11%) CMS
8 1 (0.11%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 52 (5.88%) SPSS
2 44 (4.97%) MS Excel
3 29 (3.28%) MS Office
4 18 (2.03%) Weka
5 10 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.90%) CPLEX
6 8 (0.90%) Stata
7 6 (0.68%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.45%) NASTRAN
9 3 (0.34%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.13%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.36%) SAN
2 12 (1.36%) Wireless
3 11 (1.24%) HTTP
4 8 (0.90%) Firewall
5 6 (0.68%) VPN
5 6 (0.68%) DNS
5 6 (0.68%) VoIP
5 6 (0.68%) DHCP
5 6 (0.68%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 6 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.56%) Broadband
7 4 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.45%) Internet
8 3 (0.34%) 3G
8 3 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.34%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.23%) DVB
10 1 (0.11%) TETRA
10 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (17.06%) Big Data
2 96 (10.85%) Data Mining
3 83 (9.38%) Hadoop
4 38 (4.29%) SQL Server
5 34 (3.84%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.73%) NoSQL
7 26 (2.94%) MongoDB
8 25 (2.82%) MySQL
9 19 (2.15%) Mahout
10 18 (2.03%) Apache Hive
11 13 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 13 (1.47%) Base SAS
12 12 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (1.24%) OLTP
14 10 (1.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 10 (1.13%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 9 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (0.90%) Redis
17 7 (0.79%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 21 (2.37%) Eclipse
2 17 (1.92%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.13%) Subversion
4 8 (0.90%) Maven
4 8 (0.90%) JIRA
4 8 (0.90%) JUnit
4 8 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.68%) YourKit
5 6 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.68%) JMeter
5 6 (0.68%) Selenium
5 6 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (0.68%) Mercurial
6 5 (0.56%) Gradle
7 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.11%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.11%) Grunt
8 1 (0.11%) Moq
8 1 (0.11%) Mockito
General
1 209 (23.62%) Finance
2 60 (6.78%) Banking
3 49 (5.54%) Marketing
4 41 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 40 (4.52%) Games
6 31 (3.50%) Front Office
7 22 (2.49%) Retail
8 19 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 19 (2.15%) Electronics
9 17 (1.92%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.47%) Manufacturing
11 12 (1.36%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.90%) Investment Banking
13 7 (0.79%) Back Office
14 6 (0.68%) Law
14 6 (0.68%) Legal
15 4 (0.45%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.34%) French Language
16 3 (0.34%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 291 (32.88%) Developer
2 182 (20.56%) Software Engineer
3 127 (14.35%) Data Scientist
4 95 (10.73%) Analyst
5 86 (9.72%) Java Developer
6 77 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 65 (7.34%) C# Developer
8 59 (6.67%) Graduate
9 53 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 45 (5.08%) Junior
11 40 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
12 38 (4.29%) C++ Developer
13 35 (3.95%) Senior Developer
14 34 (3.84%) Junior Developer
15 29 (3.28%) Data Analyst
15 29 (3.28%) Consultant
15 29 (3.28%) Research Engineer
16 28 (3.16%) Python Developer
17 27 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
18 24 (2.71%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.27%) .NET
2 34 (3.84%) ASP.NET
3 33 (3.73%) jQuery
4 31 (3.50%) HTML
5 24 (2.71%) J2EE
5 24 (2.71%) Pandas
6 23 (2.60%) CSS
6 23 (2.60%) Web Services
7 22 (2.49%) HTML5
8 20 (2.26%) SciPy
8 20 (2.26%) NumPy
8 20 (2.26%) WPF
8 20 (2.26%) XML
9 18 (2.03%) WinForms
10 17 (1.92%) Software Packaging
10 17 (1.92%) WCF
10 17 (1.92%) Cascading
11 16 (1.81%) Spring
11 16 (1.81%) OpenGL
12 15 (1.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 362 (40.90%) Computer Science
2 306 (34.58%) Mathematics
3 264 (29.83%) Algorithms
4 174 (19.66%) Physics
5 127 (14.35%) Statistics
6 111 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
7 96 (10.85%) Visualisation
8 69 (7.80%) Artificial Intelligence
9 60 (6.78%) Hedge funds
10 45 (5.08%) Data Structures
11 44 (4.97%) Chemistry
12 33 (3.73%) Open Source
13 29 (3.28%) Life Science
14 28 (3.16%) 3D Graphics
15 26 (2.94%) Economics
16 24 (2.71%) BBC
17 23 (2.60%) iDTV
18 22 (2.49%) Applied Mathematics
19 21 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 21 (2.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 169 (19.10%) Linux
2 111 (12.54%) Windows
3 39 (4.41%) UNIX
4 17 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (1.92%) Windows 7
5 14 (1.58%) Android
6 9 (1.02%) Solaris
7 8 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.68%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.68%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.34%) AIX
10 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (39.21%) Software Engineering
2 224 (25.31%) Analytics
3 156 (17.63%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (17.29%) OO
5 122 (13.79%) Data Analysis
6 113 (12.77%) Machine Learning
7 78 (8.81%) Statistical Modelling
8 70 (7.91%) OOD
9 54 (6.10%) Multithreading
10 42 (4.75%) Signal Processing
10 42 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (4.41%) MapReduce
11 39 (4.41%) Bayesian Methods
12 35 (3.95%) TDD
13 34 (3.84%) Web Development
13 34 (3.84%) Scrum
14 33 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (3.62%) Image Processing
15 32 (3.62%) Project Management
16 31 (3.50%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 351 (39.66%) C++
2 309 (34.92%) Java
3 257 (29.04%) Python
4 213 (24.07%) SQL
5 187 (21.13%) C#
6 177 (20.00%) R
7 161 (18.19%) C
8 98 (11.07%) MATLAB
9 84 (9.49%) JavaScript
10 62 (7.01%) Perl
11 45 (5.08%) Scala
12 36 (4.07%) Fortran
13 29 (3.28%) Ruby
14 24 (2.71%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.92%) VBA
15 17 (1.92%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.36%) Clojure
18 8 (0.90%) PHP
18 8 (0.90%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 409 (46.21%) Degree
2 29 (3.28%) HNC
3 28 (3.16%) HND
4 19 (2.15%) VCP4
5 15 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.13%) MBA
8 9 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.02%) CISSP
9 8 (0.90%) CISM
9 8 (0.90%) CISMP
10 6 (0.68%) ISEB
11 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.45%) CIPD
11 4 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.11%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PMP
12 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.24%) QA
2 8 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.68%) GLP
4 5 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.23%) GMP
6 1 (0.11%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.11%) Basel II
6 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 17 (1.92%) VMware ESX
3 17 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
4 10 (1.13%) Firmware
5 6 (0.68%) XenApp
5 6 (0.68%) XenServer
6 2 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.68%) Backup Exec
1 6 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (0.68%) yum
1 6 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.23%) OPNET
Vendors
1 72 (8.14%) Oracle
2 68 (7.68%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.71%) VMware
4 21 (2.37%) Google
5 15 (1.69%) Tableau
6 8 (0.90%) ESRI
6 8 (0.90%) EMC
7 7 (0.79%) Greenplum
7 7 (0.79%) Hortonworks
7 7 (0.79%) Cloudera
8 6 (0.68%) HP
8 6 (0.68%) IronPort
8 6 (0.68%) Polycom
8 6 (0.68%) Veeam
8 6 (0.68%) Teradata
8 6 (0.68%) Intel
8 6 (0.68%) Citrix
8 6 (0.68%) i2
8 6 (0.68%) Cisco
8 6 (0.68%) Business Objects
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Salary: £50000 - £125000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS
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London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
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TEKsystems
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Salary: £30k - 50k per year
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000 + benefits
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London
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Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + share options
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Salary: £100 - £150000 per annum
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Salary: £0 - £50 per annum
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