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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 404 475 539
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +64
Permanent jobs citing PhD 580 562 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.56% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.66% 2.06% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 496 456 413
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £100,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
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
21815 27339 29475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 25.83% 27.21% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 17347 21872 23742
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +48 368 £70,000 - 75
East of England +17 78 £35,000 -19.07% 32
South East +72 66 £50,000 +8.10% 13
North West +6 26 £40,000 +7.44% 8
South West +23 22 £52,500 +40.00% 2
East Midlands +13 20 £40,000 +77.77% 1
West Midlands -7 11 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire +11 5 £35,000 -17.64% 3
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 601 (50.55%) Degree
2 565 (47.52%) Computer Science
3 517 (43.48%) Python
4 502 (42.22%) Mathematics
5 467 (39.28%) Machine Learning
6 433 (36.42%) C++
7 394 (33.14%) Java
8 353 (29.69%) Algorithms
9 318 (26.75%) Software Engineering
10 302 (25.40%) Analytics
11 298 (25.06%) Physics
12 296 (24.89%) R
13 267 (22.46%) SQL
14 259 (21.78%) Statistics
15 241 (20.27%) Big Data
16 227 (19.09%) Finance
17 220 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
18 218 (18.33%) C#
19 174 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
20 170 (14.30%) MATLAB
21 163 (13.71%) Apache Spark
22 162 (13.62%) Hadoop
23 155 (13.04%) C
24 136 (11.44%) Scala
25 128 (10.77%) Data Analytics
25 128 (10.77%) .NET
26 116 (9.76%) OO
27 113 (9.50%) JavaScript
28 105 (8.83%) Artificial Intelligence
29 103 (8.66%) Marketing

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
1 163 (13.71%) Apache Spark
2 101 (8.49%) SAS
3 53 (4.46%) Apache
4 40 (3.36%) Apache Pig
5 10 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.84%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.42%) Confluence
7 5 (0.42%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.25%) IIS
8 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.084%) SharePoint
Applications
1 60 (5.05%) SPSS
2 27 (2.27%) GNU Octave
3 26 (2.19%) MS Excel
4 21 (1.77%) MS Office
5 7 (0.59%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.50%) MS Project
7 5 (0.42%) EViews
7 5 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.34%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.25%) Maple
9 3 (0.25%) Simulink
10 2 (0.17%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.17%) Gephi
10 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.17%) Stata
11 1 (0.084%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 14 (1.18%) SAP FS
2 6 (0.50%) Primavera
3 2 (0.17%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.27%) SaaS
4 15 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 9 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (0.67%) GitHub
7 8 (0.67%) Heroku
8 6 (0.50%) Yammer
9 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.34%) iTunes
10 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.084%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.084%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.19%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.26%) SAN
3 11 (0.93%) Firewall
3 11 (0.93%) Internet
4 10 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (0.84%) DHCP
4 10 (0.84%) DNS
4 10 (0.84%) HTTP
4 10 (0.84%) VoIP
4 10 (0.84%) VPN
5 8 (0.67%) DSL
6 7 (0.59%) ADSL
7 6 (0.50%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.34%) ATM
8 4 (0.34%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.34%) Wireless
9 3 (0.25%) NAS
9 3 (0.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (20.27%) Big Data
2 162 (13.62%) Hadoop
3 99 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 87 (7.32%) NoSQL
5 61 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 58 (4.88%) Apache Hive
7 44 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 42 (3.53%) SQL Server
9 38 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 33 (2.78%) RDBMS
11 26 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (1.77%) MySQL
13 13 (1.09%) GIS
14 12 (1.01%) Neo4j
15 11 (0.93%) QlikView
16 8 (0.67%) Impala
16 8 (0.67%) Mahout
17 7 (0.59%) HBase
17 7 (0.59%) KDB
17 7 (0.59%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 34 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 22 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.93%) Vagrant
4 10 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.67%) Yeoman
6 6 (0.50%) Eclipse
6 6 (0.50%) Subversion
7 5 (0.42%) JIRA
7 5 (0.42%) Selenium
8 4 (0.34%) FindBugs
8 4 (0.34%) LabVIEW
8 4 (0.34%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.25%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.17%) GitLab
10 2 (0.17%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.17%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.17%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 227 (19.09%) Finance
2 103 (8.66%) Marketing
3 71 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 70 (5.89%) Banking
5 63 (5.30%) Electronics
6 53 (4.46%) Advertising
7 52 (4.37%) Games
8 41 (3.45%) Front Office
9 38 (3.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 36 (3.03%) Manufacturing
11 29 (2.44%) Retail
12 18 (1.51%) Publishing
13 14 (1.18%) Billing
14 13 (1.09%) Law
15 11 (0.93%) Back Office
16 10 (0.84%) Automotive
17 7 (0.59%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.59%) Investment Banking
18 6 (0.50%) Financial Institution
19 3 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 329 (27.67%) Developer
2 307 (25.82%) Data Scientist
3 151 (12.70%) Software Engineer
4 111 (9.34%) Senior Data Scientist
5 102 (8.58%) Java Developer
6 93 (7.82%) C++ Developer
7 88 (7.40%) Software Developer
8 77 (6.48%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 75 (6.31%) Graduate
10 68 (5.72%) Analyst
11 65 (5.47%) C# Developer
12 50 (4.21%) Computer Engineer
12 50 (4.21%) Senior Developer
13 49 (4.12%) Java Engineer
14 48 (4.04%) Computer Vision Engineer
14 48 (4.04%) Graduate Developer
15 47 (3.95%) C++ Software Engineer
15 47 (3.95%) Research Engineer
16 44 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
17 42 (3.53%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (10.77%) .NET
2 98 (8.24%) HTML
3 59 (4.96%) CSS
4 57 (4.79%) AngularJS
4 57 (4.79%) Natural Language Processing
5 52 (4.37%) Node.js
6 50 (4.21%) STL
7 44 (3.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 42 (3.53%) Ajax
8 42 (3.53%) ASP.NET
9 41 (3.45%) RESTful
10 39 (3.28%) scikit-learn
11 38 (3.20%) HTML5
12 32 (2.69%) NumPy
12 32 (2.69%) OpenCV
12 32 (2.69%) OpenGL
13 30 (2.52%) .NET Framework
13 30 (2.52%) SciPy
13 30 (2.52%) XML
14 29 (2.44%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 565 (47.52%) Computer Science
2 502 (42.22%) Mathematics
3 353 (29.69%) Algorithms
4 298 (25.06%) Physics
5 259 (21.78%) Statistics
6 220 (18.50%) Analytical Skills
7 105 (8.83%) Artificial Intelligence
8 85 (7.15%) Visualisation
9 58 (4.88%) Applied Mathematics
10 36 (3.03%) Fintech
11 32 (2.69%) Neural Network
12 29 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
12 29 (2.44%) Economics
13 26 (2.19%) Credit Risk
13 26 (2.19%) Derivative
14 25 (2.10%) Data Structures
14 25 (2.10%) Hedge funds
15 22 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (1.77%) User Experience
17 20 (1.68%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 103 (8.66%) Linux
2 83 (6.98%) Windows
3 34 (2.86%) Unix
4 25 (2.10%) Android
5 19 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
7 13 (1.09%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.42%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.42%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.25%) Solaris
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.084%) CentOS
12 1 (0.084%) Debian
12 1 (0.084%) Fedora
12 1 (0.084%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.084%) SUSE
12 1 (0.084%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (39.28%) Machine Learning
2 318 (26.75%) Software Engineering
3 302 (25.40%) Analytics
4 174 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 128 (10.77%) Data Analytics
6 116 (9.76%) OO
7 89 (7.49%) Data Analysis
8 73 (6.14%) Computer Vision
9 71 (5.97%) Deep Learning
10 63 (5.30%) Statistical Analysis
11 59 (4.96%) Predictive Modelling
12 58 (4.88%) Statistical Modelling
13 53 (4.46%) Open Source
13 53 (4.46%) TDD
14 51 (4.29%) Data Visualisation
14 51 (4.29%) MVC
15 50 (4.21%) Business Intelligence
16 48 (4.04%) Signal Processing
17 46 (3.87%) Multithreading
18 42 (3.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 517 (43.48%) Python
2 433 (36.42%) C++
3 394 (33.14%) Java
4 296 (24.89%) R
5 267 (22.46%) SQL
6 218 (18.33%) C#
7 170 (14.30%) MATLAB
8 155 (13.04%) C
9 136 (11.44%) Scala
10 113 (9.50%) JavaScript
11 42 (3.53%) F#
12 34 (2.86%) Perl
13 28 (2.35%) PHP
14 23 (1.93%) Bash Shell
15 22 (1.85%) Haskell
16 21 (1.77%) Ruby
17 18 (1.51%) VBA
18 15 (1.26%) VB
19 13 (1.09%) Fortran
20 10 (0.84%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 601 (50.55%) Degree
2 31 (2.61%) Postgraduate
3 29 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.93%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.76%) MCTS
5 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.50%) APMP
6 6 (0.50%) MBA
7 4 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.17%) CISA
9 2 (0.17%) CISM
9 2 (0.17%) CISSP
9 2 (0.17%) GIAC
10 1 (0.084%) CEH
10 1 (0.084%) CFA
10 1 (0.084%) GPEN
10 1 (0.084%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.084%) OSCP
10 1 (0.084%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.19%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) MISRA
3 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.34%) DO-178B
3 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 4 (0.34%) MISRA C
3 4 (0.34%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.084%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.084%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.084%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.084%) RMADS
4 1 (0.084%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.01%) XenServer
3 11 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 10 (0.84%) Firmware
4 10 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.67%) HDFS
5 8 (0.67%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.42%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.34%) Docker
8 3 (0.25%) vSphere
8 3 (0.25%) XenApp
9 2 (0.17%) LXC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.84%) Backup Exec
2 7 (0.59%) XenMobile
3 3 (0.25%) Nmap
3 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.25%) Packer
4 2 (0.17%) Nessus
5 1 (0.084%) Mesos
5 1 (0.084%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (3.03%) Oracle
2 32 (2.69%) Microsoft
3 21 (1.77%) SAP
4 18 (1.51%) Tableau
5 17 (1.43%) Cloudera
6 14 (1.18%) Guidewire
6 14 (1.18%) Hortonworks
7 12 (1.01%) Citrix
7 12 (1.01%) Google
7 12 (1.01%) Synopsys
8 11 (0.93%) EMC
9 10 (0.84%) Cisco
9 10 (0.84%) HP
9 10 (0.84%) IronPort
9 10 (0.84%) Palo Alto
9 10 (0.84%) Polycom
9 10 (0.84%) Veeam
9 10 (0.84%) VMware
10 6 (0.50%) Apple
10 6 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k - 60k Plus great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + stock + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £150000 - £250000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27500 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Remuneration Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: CW23256
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + share options
Posted: Yesterday