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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 488 417 487
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +70
Permanent jobs citing PhD 438 648 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.59% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 2.15% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 390 559 357
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
28013 30131 28368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.29% 27.28% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22124 24356 23158
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 May 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 May 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 -15 303 £57,500 +4.54% 34
South East -63 56 £40,000 -20.00% 6
East of England -16 45 £40,000 +14.28% 17
North East +8 14 £40,000 +14.28% 1
South West -25 12 £35,000 -24.73% 3
West Midlands -20 10 £32,500 -23.52%
East Midlands -15 7 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Yorkshire +2 1 £41,500 - 1
North West - 1 £36,500 - 2
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 412 (47.91%) Degree
2 386 (44.88%) Computer Science
3 334 (38.84%) C++
4 333 (38.72%) Software Engineering
5 320 (37.21%) Java
6 295 (34.30%) Mathematics
7 293 (34.07%) Python
8 264 (30.70%) Algorithms
9 241 (28.02%) Analytics
10 230 (26.74%) SQL
11 223 (25.93%) Finance
12 207 (24.07%) C#
13 178 (20.70%) R
14 168 (19.53%) Linux
15 167 (19.42%) Big Data
16 159 (18.49%) Physics
17 158 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
18 146 (16.98%) Statistics
19 141 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
20 137 (15.93%) OO
21 128 (14.88%) Machine Learning
22 127 (14.77%) C
23 110 (12.79%) Windows
24 104 (12.09%) Data Analysis
25 103 (11.98%) Visualisation
26 99 (11.51%) Data Mining
27 92 (10.70%) MATLAB
28 88 (10.23%) JavaScript
29 85 (9.88%) SAS
30 84 (9.77%) Hadoop

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 85 (9.88%) SAS
2 28 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.63%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.40%) Node.js
5 10 (1.16%) Lync
5 10 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.05%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.35%) Mule
9 2 (0.23%) JBoss
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
10 1 (0.12%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
10 1 (0.12%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 53 (6.16%) SPSS
2 43 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 35 (4.07%) MS Office
4 14 (1.63%) Weka
5 8 (0.93%) Stata
6 7 (0.81%) CPLEX
7 6 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (0.58%) GNU Octave
8 5 (0.58%) Mathematica
9 2 (0.23%) FrameMaker
9 2 (0.23%) Simulink
10 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.12%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.86%) Google Analytics
3 12 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.70%) SaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.12%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) PaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.98%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.74%) SAN
3 14 (1.63%) Broadband
3 14 (1.63%) Wireless
4 13 (1.51%) HTTP
5 12 (1.40%) DHCP
5 12 (1.40%) Firewall
5 12 (1.40%) DNS
6 10 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (1.16%) VPN
6 10 (1.16%) VoIP
7 9 (1.05%) Internet
8 4 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.47%) WAN
8 4 (0.47%) LAN
9 3 (0.35%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.35%) 3G
10 2 (0.23%) DVB
10 2 (0.23%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.12%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (19.42%) Big Data
2 99 (11.51%) Data Mining
3 84 (9.77%) Hadoop
4 44 (5.12%) NoSQL
5 38 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 36 (4.19%) SQL Server
7 27 (3.14%) MySQL
7 27 (3.14%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.86%) Mahout
9 15 (1.74%) Apache Hive
10 13 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.40%) Base SAS
11 12 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Miner
12 11 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 10 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 9 (1.05%) Text Mining
14 9 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (1.05%) OLTP
14 9 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.98%) Eclipse
4 14 (1.63%) Mercurial
5 13 (1.51%) Subversion
6 9 (1.05%) JUnit
7 8 (0.93%) JIRA
8 7 (0.81%) Maven
9 6 (0.70%) Jenkins
10 5 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (0.47%) Gradle
11 4 (0.47%) Selenium
12 3 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.35%) YourKit
13 1 (0.12%) Grunt
13 1 (0.12%) Mockito
13 1 (0.12%) LLVM
13 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.12%) Hudson
13 1 (0.12%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 223 (25.93%) Finance
2 58 (6.74%) Marketing
3 53 (6.16%) Games
4 47 (5.47%) Banking
5 38 (4.42%) Front Office
6 31 (3.60%) Telecoms
7 28 (3.26%) Electronics
8 27 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (2.44%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.74%) Retail
11 11 (1.28%) Aerospace
12 10 (1.16%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.81%) Military
13 7 (0.81%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.58%) Back Office
16 4 (0.47%) Automotive
16 4 (0.47%) Law
17 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 272 (31.63%) Developer
2 164 (19.07%) Software Engineer
3 135 (15.70%) Data Scientist
4 77 (8.95%) Java Developer
5 69 (8.02%) C# Developer
6 62 (7.21%) Analyst
7 58 (6.74%) Graduate
7 58 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 50 (5.81%) Junior
8 50 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
10 36 (4.19%) C++ Developer
11 35 (4.07%) Python Developer
12 31 (3.60%) Senior Developer
13 30 (3.49%) Senior Software Engineer
14 29 (3.37%) Junior Developer
15 25 (2.91%) Consultant
16 24 (2.79%) Support Analyst
17 22 (2.56%) Quantitative Developer
17 22 (2.56%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (9.53%) .NET
2 34 (3.95%) ASP.NET
3 31 (3.60%) jQuery
3 31 (3.60%) NumPy
3 31 (3.60%) Pandas
4 27 (3.14%) SciPy
4 27 (3.14%) OpenGL
5 24 (2.79%) HTML
5 24 (2.79%) XML
6 22 (2.56%) Natural Language Processing
6 22 (2.56%) D3.js
6 22 (2.56%) WPF
7 20 (2.33%) CSS
8 19 (2.21%) Highcharts JS
8 19 (2.21%) Matplotlib
9 18 (2.09%) Software Packaging
9 18 (2.09%) J2EE
10 17 (1.98%) HTML5
11 15 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 15 (1.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 386 (44.88%) Computer Science
2 295 (34.30%) Mathematics
3 264 (30.70%) Algorithms
4 159 (18.49%) Physics
5 146 (16.98%) Statistics
6 141 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
7 103 (11.98%) Visualisation
8 70 (8.14%) Hedge funds
9 64 (7.44%) Artificial Intelligence
10 47 (5.47%) Data Structures
11 31 (3.60%) Open Source
12 30 (3.49%) Chemistry
13 29 (3.37%) 3D Graphics
14 27 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (2.79%) Derivative
16 23 (2.67%) Economics
17 22 (2.56%) Applied Mathematics
18 16 (1.86%) Life Science
19 15 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
19 15 (1.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 168 (19.53%) Linux
2 110 (12.79%) Windows
3 52 (6.05%) UNIX
4 20 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (2.21%) Windows 7
6 15 (1.74%) Android
7 11 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (38.72%) Software Engineering
2 241 (28.02%) Analytics
3 158 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (15.93%) OO
5 128 (14.88%) Machine Learning
6 104 (12.09%) Data Analysis
7 72 (8.37%) Statistical Modelling
8 63 (7.33%) OOD
9 52 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
9 52 (6.05%) Multithreading
10 42 (4.88%) Unit Testing
11 41 (4.77%) TDD
11 41 (4.77%) Predictive Analytics
12 40 (4.65%) MapReduce
13 39 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
13 39 (4.53%) Web Development
13 39 (4.53%) Bayesian Methods
14 37 (4.30%) Scrum
15 36 (4.19%) Signal Processing
16 35 (4.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (38.84%) C++
2 320 (37.21%) Java
3 293 (34.07%) Python
4 230 (26.74%) SQL
5 207 (24.07%) C#
6 178 (20.70%) R
7 127 (14.77%) C
8 92 (10.70%) MATLAB
9 88 (10.23%) JavaScript
10 58 (6.74%) Perl
11 48 (5.58%) Scala
12 36 (4.19%) Ruby
13 19 (2.21%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.09%) VBA
14 18 (2.09%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.63%) Fortran
16 13 (1.51%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.51%) HLSL
17 11 (1.28%) Clojure
17 11 (1.28%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 412 (47.91%) Degree
2 20 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (1.74%) HNC
4 14 (1.63%) HND
5 10 (1.16%) MBA
5 10 (1.16%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.05%) CCNA
7 8 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.81%) MCP
8 7 (0.81%) MCSA
8 7 (0.81%) CCNP
9 5 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.23%) PMP
10 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.23%) Chartered Engineer
11 1 (0.12%) VCP5
11 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.05%) QA
2 4 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.23%) GMP
4 1 (0.12%) Basel II
System Software
1 32 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (3.49%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 20 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
4 13 (1.51%) Firmware
5 10 (1.16%) XenApp
5 10 (1.16%) XenServer
6 9 (1.05%) vSphere
7 2 (0.23%) HDFS
8 1 (0.12%) NFS
8 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.12%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.12%) pfSense
8 1 (0.12%) Docker
8 1 (0.12%) Samba
8 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (1.16%) Backup Exec
2 9 (1.05%) OPNET
3 3 (0.35%) yum
3 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.12%) Nagios
4 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 77 (8.95%) Oracle
2 67 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 32 (3.72%) VMware
4 26 (3.02%) Google
5 18 (2.09%) Tableau
6 14 (1.63%) EMC
7 12 (1.40%) Cisco
8 11 (1.28%) HP
9 10 (1.16%) Citrix
9 10 (1.16%) IronPort
9 10 (1.16%) Polycom
9 10 (1.16%) Veeam
10 8 (0.93%) Greenplum
10 8 (0.93%) Hortonworks
10 8 (0.93%) Cloudera
10 8 (0.93%) ESRI
11 7 (0.81%) Intel
11 7 (0.81%) Facebook
12 6 (0.70%) Teradata
12 6 (0.70%) i2
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £95,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Top Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aerotek
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus (50% - 100%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens - bonus, flexi time, more
Posted: 2 days ago