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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 405 526 497
Rank change year-on-year
+121 -29
Permanent jobs citing PhD 641 447 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.44% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 1.63% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 566 384 477
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
23912 27418 29047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.09% 27.29% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19544 22210 22703
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +70 366 £57,770 -3.71% 37
South East +92 113 £47,500 +18.75% 10
East of England +41 65 £40,000 -5.88% 16
South West +39 39 £50,000 +21.21% 3
North West +49 34 £40,000 +14.28% 2
East Midlands +2 22 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -4 10 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +31 7 £41,250 -
North East -4 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 649 (50.55%) Degree
2 611 (47.59%) Computer Science
3 561 (43.69%) Python
4 526 (40.97%) C++
5 510 (39.72%) Machine Learning
6 502 (39.10%) Mathematics
7 452 (35.20%) Java
8 378 (29.44%) Analytics
9 358 (27.88%) Algorithms
10 333 (25.93%) Software Engineering
11 301 (23.44%) Finance
12 297 (23.13%) Big Data
13 291 (22.66%) SQL
14 290 (22.59%) Physics
15 289 (22.51%) R
16 249 (19.39%) Statistics
17 248 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
18 234 (18.22%) MATLAB
19 197 (15.34%) Hadoop
20 193 (15.03%) C#
21 167 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
22 165 (12.85%) Data Analytics
22 165 (12.85%) Apache Spark
23 164 (12.77%) Data Mining
24 163 (12.69%) C
25 138 (10.75%) OO
26 130 (10.12%) .NET
26 130 (10.12%) Visualisation
27 128 (9.97%) Scala
28 118 (9.19%) Linux

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
1 165 (12.85%) Apache Spark
2 99 (7.71%) SAS
3 57 (4.44%) Apache Pig
4 39 (3.04%) Apache
5 15 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.62%) CMS
7 8 (0.62%) Confluence
7 8 (0.62%) IIS
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.078%) SharePoint
Applications
1 63 (4.91%) SPSS
2 35 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 21 (1.64%) MS Office
4 17 (1.32%) GNU Octave
5 11 (0.86%) S-PLUS
6 6 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.39%) Mathematica
8 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.31%) Weka
9 3 (0.23%) MS Project
9 3 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.16%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.16%) Maple
10 2 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.16%) Stata
11 1 (0.078%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.078%) Gephi
11 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.078%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 25 (1.95%) SAP FS
2 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.31%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.75%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.32%) GitHub
4 15 (1.17%) SaaS
5 14 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 12 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
10 4 (0.31%) Heroku
10 4 (0.31%) iTunes
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.078%) IaaS
11 1 (0.078%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.79%) HTTP
3 16 (1.25%) Wireless
4 14 (1.09%) Ethernet
4 14 (1.09%) SAN
5 12 (0.93%) Internet
6 10 (0.78%) DNS
6 10 (0.78%) Firewall
7 9 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (0.70%) DHCP
7 9 (0.70%) VoIP
7 9 (0.70%) VPN
8 8 (0.62%) HTTPS
8 8 (0.62%) SNMP
9 7 (0.55%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.31%) NAS
11 4 (0.31%) RS-232
11 4 (0.31%) RS-485
12 3 (0.23%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (23.13%) Big Data
2 197 (15.34%) Hadoop
3 164 (12.77%) Data Mining
4 109 (8.49%) NoSQL
5 93 (7.24%) Apache Hive
6 64 (4.98%) Apache Cassandra
7 55 (4.28%) MongoDB
8 47 (3.66%) MySQL
9 46 (3.58%) SQL Server
10 41 (3.19%) Relational Database
11 35 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (1.87%) Neo4j
13 22 (1.71%) Impala
14 21 (1.64%) GIS
15 18 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.17%) QlikView
17 12 (0.93%) Mahout
17 12 (0.93%) Redis
18 11 (0.86%) RDBMS
19 9 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 52 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (1.79%) Jenkins
2 23 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 13 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 12 (0.93%) Subversion
4 12 (0.93%) Yeoman
5 10 (0.78%) LabVIEW
6 8 (0.62%) Bitbucket
6 8 (0.62%) JIRA
6 8 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.31%) Maven
8 4 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.23%) GDB
9 3 (0.23%) Valgrind
10 2 (0.16%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.078%) Metasploit
11 1 (0.078%) Moq
General
1 301 (23.44%) Finance
2 111 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 91 (7.09%) Banking
4 78 (6.07%) Marketing
5 70 (5.45%) Games
6 54 (4.21%) Manufacturing
7 52 (4.05%) Retail
8 48 (3.74%) Electronics
9 44 (3.43%) Front Office
10 41 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (2.02%) Billing
11 26 (2.02%) Publishing
12 19 (1.48%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.86%) Advertising
14 10 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 10 (0.78%) Law
15 5 (0.39%) Avionics
15 5 (0.39%) Back Office
15 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 348 (27.10%) Developer
2 285 (22.20%) Data Scientist
3 169 (13.16%) Software Engineer
4 125 (9.74%) Java Developer
5 109 (8.49%) Analyst
6 101 (7.87%) C++ Developer
7 88 (6.85%) Software Developer
8 83 (6.46%) Graduate
8 83 (6.46%) Senior Data Scientist
9 73 (5.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 59 (4.60%) C++ Software Engineer
11 54 (4.21%) Computer Engineer
11 54 (4.21%) Computer Vision Engineer
12 51 (3.97%) C# Developer
13 49 (3.82%) Senior Developer
14 47 (3.66%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 42 (3.27%) Graduate Developer
15 42 (3.27%) Java Engineer
16 39 (3.04%) Junior
17 38 (2.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (10.12%) .NET
2 89 (6.93%) Natural Language Processing
3 74 (5.76%) HTML
4 58 (4.52%) CSS
5 55 (4.28%) NumPy
6 50 (3.89%) STL
7 49 (3.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 49 (3.82%) SciPy
8 46 (3.58%) XML
9 43 (3.35%) ASP.NET
10 42 (3.27%) Kafka
11 40 (3.12%) OpenGL
12 36 (2.80%) scikit-learn
13 35 (2.73%) AngularJS
14 33 (2.57%) HTML5
14 33 (2.57%) OpenCV
14 33 (2.57%) Web Services
15 32 (2.49%) J2SE
16 30 (2.34%) Node.js
16 30 (2.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 611 (47.59%) Computer Science
2 502 (39.10%) Mathematics
3 358 (27.88%) Algorithms
4 290 (22.59%) Physics
5 249 (19.39%) Statistics
6 248 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
7 130 (10.12%) Visualisation
8 102 (7.94%) Artificial Intelligence
9 48 (3.74%) Fintech
9 48 (3.74%) Neural Network
10 46 (3.58%) Hedge funds
11 36 (2.80%) Applied Mathematics
12 34 (2.65%) 3D Graphics
13 28 (2.18%) Credit Risk
13 28 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (2.10%) Augmented Reality
14 27 (2.10%) User Experience
15 26 (2.02%) CUDA
16 24 (1.87%) Life Science
17 23 (1.79%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 118 (9.19%) Linux
2 88 (6.85%) Windows
3 43 (3.35%) Android
4 41 (3.19%) Unix
5 34 (2.65%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.93%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.70%) Windows 8
8 9 (0.70%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (0.23%) Solaris
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.078%) CentOS
12 1 (0.078%) Debian
12 1 (0.078%) Fedora
12 1 (0.078%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.078%) SUSE
12 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (39.72%) Machine Learning
2 378 (29.44%) Analytics
3 333 (25.93%) Software Engineering
4 167 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (12.85%) Data Analytics
6 138 (10.75%) OO
7 112 (8.72%) Data Analysis
8 82 (6.39%) Computer Vision
9 74 (5.76%) Data Visualisation
9 74 (5.76%) Statistical Analysis
10 71 (5.53%) Predictive Modelling
11 64 (4.98%) Multithreading
12 63 (4.91%) Bayesian Methods
13 62 (4.83%) Signal Processing
14 60 (4.67%) Open Source
14 60 (4.67%) SDLC
15 57 (4.44%) Low Latency
15 57 (4.44%) Statistical Modelling
16 51 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
16 51 (3.97%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 561 (43.69%) Python
2 526 (40.97%) C++
3 452 (35.20%) Java
4 291 (22.66%) SQL
5 289 (22.51%) R
6 234 (18.22%) MATLAB
7 193 (15.03%) C#
8 163 (12.69%) C
9 128 (9.97%) Scala
10 107 (8.33%) JavaScript
11 42 (3.27%) Perl
12 32 (2.49%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.10%) Ruby
13 27 (2.10%) VBA
14 20 (1.56%) Clojure
14 20 (1.56%) F#
15 17 (1.32%) VB
16 14 (1.09%) Haskell
17 12 (0.93%) Cypher
17 12 (0.93%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 649 (50.55%) Degree
2 42 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.47%) MBA
6 5 (0.39%) GIAC
7 4 (0.31%) CISA
7 4 (0.31%) CISM
7 4 (0.31%) CISSP
8 3 (0.23%) APMP
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.078%) CEH
10 1 (0.078%) CFA
10 1 (0.078%) ECSA
10 1 (0.078%) GPEN
10 1 (0.078%) ISEB
10 1 (0.078%) OSCP
10 1 (0.078%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.078%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.01%) QA
2 8 (0.62%) MISRA
3 7 (0.55%) DO-178B
3 7 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 7 (0.55%) MISRA C
4 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.078%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.078%) RMADS
5 1 (0.078%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 23 (1.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 23 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
2 15 (1.17%) VirtualBox
3 14 (1.09%) HDFS
4 10 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.78%) Firmware
5 9 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.70%) XenServer
6 7 (0.55%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.55%) vSphere
6 7 (0.55%) XenApp
7 5 (0.39%) Docker
8 1 (0.078%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (0.70%) Backup Exec
2 8 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.62%) Packer
3 6 (0.47%) XenMobile
4 4 (0.31%) Puppet
5 3 (0.23%) Nmap
6 2 (0.16%) logstash
6 2 (0.16%) Nessus
6 2 (0.16%) StatsD
7 1 (0.078%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 53 (4.13%) Oracle
2 40 (3.12%) Microsoft
3 36 (2.80%) SAP
4 26 (2.02%) Google
5 25 (1.95%) Cloudera
5 25 (1.95%) Guidewire
5 25 (1.95%) Tableau
6 22 (1.71%) Hortonworks
7 12 (0.93%) Synopsys
8 11 (0.86%) IBM
9 10 (0.78%) EMC
9 10 (0.78%) MapR
10 9 (0.70%) Cisco
10 9 (0.70%) Citrix
10 9 (0.70%) HP
10 9 (0.70%) IronPort
10 9 (0.70%) Palo Alto
10 9 (0.70%) Polycom
10 9 (0.70%) Veeam
10 9 (0.70%) VMware
Exeter, Devon
set2recruit
Salary: £85000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £42,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Norwich, Norfolk
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Options (Early Stage)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £85,000 + Benefits including bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum inc Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: £45k to £60k
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE + Benefits
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress, Sto
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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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