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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 497 478 469
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 450 470 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 1.70% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 399 396 424
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
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
29420 27661 30731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.54% 26.73% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23697 22487 25928
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -25 234 £50,000 - 31
South East +67 151 £40,000 - 14
East of England -46 31 £32,500 -13.33% 31
South West +2 21 £45,000 -21.73% 5
North East -6 13 £40,000 -5.88% 2
North West -11 7 £27,500 -45.00%
East Midlands 0 6 £32,500 -3.70% 2
West Midlands -8 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Yorkshire -41 3 £33,500 -25.55% 1
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 485 (48.26%) Degree
2 436 (43.38%) Java
3 414 (41.19%) Computer Science
4 403 (40.10%) C++
5 391 (38.91%) Mathematics
6 345 (34.33%) Software Engineering
7 261 (25.97%) Algorithms
8 252 (25.07%) Physics
9 236 (23.48%) Python
10 229 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
11 224 (22.29%) SQL
12 222 (22.09%) Finance
13 202 (20.10%) Linux
14 197 (19.60%) C#
15 191 (19.00%) OO
16 180 (17.91%) Analytics
17 165 (16.42%) R
18 161 (16.02%) C
19 142 (14.13%) MATLAB
20 137 (13.63%) Windows
21 133 (13.23%) Big Data
22 130 (12.94%) Statistics
23 120 (11.94%) Oracle
24 119 (11.84%) Hadoop
24 119 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
25 111 (11.04%) JavaScript
26 106 (10.55%) .NET
27 94 (9.35%) Pharmaceutical
28 93 (9.25%) Data Analysis
29 87 (8.66%) HTML

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 65 (6.47%) SAS
2 28 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.99%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.19%) Mule
5 10 (1.00%) Lync
5 10 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.40%) Node.js
7 4 (0.40%) Apache
8 3 (0.30%) ArcGIS
8 3 (0.30%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.20%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.100%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 60 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 47 (4.68%) SPSS
3 35 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (3.28%) MS Office
5 25 (2.49%) CPLEX
6 11 (1.09%) NASTRAN
6 11 (1.09%) Mathematica
7 8 (0.80%) Weka
8 6 (0.60%) Simulink
9 4 (0.40%) Stata
10 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.100%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.100%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.100%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.100%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.28%) SAN
2 26 (2.59%) HTTP
3 16 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.19%) Firewall
4 12 (1.19%) Wireless
5 11 (1.09%) Internet
6 10 (1.00%) VoIP
6 10 (1.00%) DHCP
6 10 (1.00%) VPN
6 10 (1.00%) DNS
6 10 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.50%) Software-Defined Radio
7 5 (0.50%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 2 (0.20%) TETRA
8 2 (0.20%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.20%) DVB
9 1 (0.100%) SSH
9 1 (0.100%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (13.23%) Big Data
2 119 (11.84%) Hadoop
3 71 (7.06%) MySQL
4 69 (6.87%) Relational Database
5 58 (5.77%) Data Mining
6 56 (5.57%) SQL Server
7 37 (3.68%) Mahout
8 32 (3.18%) MongoDB
9 28 (2.79%) NoSQL
10 15 (1.49%) Redis
10 15 (1.49%) CouchDB
11 14 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.29%) Apache Hive
13 11 (1.09%) OLTP
13 11 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.90%) Base SAS
14 9 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 8 (0.80%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (4.78%) Eclipse
2 32 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 27 (2.69%) Maven
4 22 (2.19%) YourKit
5 17 (1.69%) Jenkins
5 17 (1.69%) Subversion
6 14 (1.39%) Selenium
7 13 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (1.09%) JUnit
9 10 (1.00%) JMeter
9 10 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.00%) Gradle
10 9 (0.90%) Ant
10 9 (0.90%) Mercurial
11 7 (0.70%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.50%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.30%) Grunt
13 3 (0.30%) JIRA
13 3 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 222 (22.09%) Finance
2 94 (9.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 46 (4.58%) Banking
3 46 (4.58%) Games
4 42 (4.18%) Retail
5 40 (3.98%) Electronics
6 34 (3.38%) Financial Institution
6 34 (3.38%) Front Office
7 27 (2.69%) Marketing
8 25 (2.49%) Telecoms
9 24 (2.39%) Manufacturing
10 22 (2.19%) Aerospace
11 12 (1.19%) Investment Banking
12 11 (1.09%) Legal
13 7 (0.70%) Advertising
14 6 (0.60%) Law
15 5 (0.50%) Automotive
15 5 (0.50%) Back Office
16 4 (0.40%) Publishing
16 4 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 407 (40.50%) Developer
2 155 (15.42%) Software Engineer
3 153 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 114 (11.34%) Data Scientist
5 111 (11.04%) Software Developer
6 103 (10.25%) Graduate
7 101 (10.05%) Analyst
8 60 (5.97%) C# Developer
9 54 (5.37%) Consultant
10 45 (4.48%) C++ Developer
11 43 (4.28%) Senior Developer
12 37 (3.68%) C++ Software Engineer
13 36 (3.58%) Statistician
13 36 (3.58%) Research Engineer
13 36 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
14 35 (3.48%) Research Scientist
15 31 (3.08%) Junior
15 31 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
16 30 (2.99%) Training Consultant
16 30 (2.99%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (10.55%) .NET
2 87 (8.66%) HTML
3 61 (6.07%) jQuery
4 60 (5.97%) CSS
5 57 (5.67%) Web Services
6 49 (4.88%) XML
7 43 (4.28%) Spring
7 43 (4.28%) HTML5
8 40 (3.98%) J2EE
9 39 (3.88%) Hibernate
10 33 (3.28%) ASP.NET
10 33 (3.28%) REST
11 32 (3.18%) JSON
12 31 (3.08%) Cascading
13 29 (2.89%) CSS3
14 26 (2.59%) Swing
15 22 (2.19%) OpenGL
15 22 (2.19%) GWT
15 22 (2.19%) Spring MVC
15 22 (2.19%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 414 (41.19%) Computer Science
2 391 (38.91%) Mathematics
3 261 (25.97%) Algorithms
4 252 (25.07%) Physics
5 130 (12.94%) Statistics
6 119 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (8.06%) Visualisation
8 80 (7.96%) Chemistry
9 68 (6.77%) Life Science
10 57 (5.67%) Biology
11 53 (5.27%) Hedge funds
12 48 (4.78%) Economics
13 41 (4.08%) Biotechnology
14 38 (3.78%) 3D Graphics
15 36 (3.58%) Applied Mathematics
16 33 (3.28%) Artificial Intelligence
17 30 (2.99%) Data Structures
18 26 (2.59%) Neural Network
19 25 (2.49%) Digital Media
20 22 (2.19%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 202 (20.10%) Linux
2 137 (13.63%) Windows
3 43 (4.28%) UNIX
4 19 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (1.79%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.59%) Solaris
6 16 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 11 (1.09%) Android
8 10 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.00%) Windows XP
8 10 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.60%) AIX
10 4 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.20%) Debian
11 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.100%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.100%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (34.33%) Software Engineering
2 229 (22.79%) Agile Software Development
3 191 (19.00%) OO
4 180 (17.91%) Analytics
5 93 (9.25%) Data Analysis
6 79 (7.86%) OOD
6 79 (7.86%) Multithreading
7 76 (7.56%) TDD
8 75 (7.46%) Machine Learning
9 63 (6.27%) Signal Processing
10 61 (6.07%) Information Security
10 61 (6.07%) Bioinformatics
11 54 (5.37%) MapReduce
12 53 (5.27%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (5.07%) Bayesian Methods
14 46 (4.58%) Web Development
15 44 (4.38%) Predictive Modelling
16 41 (4.08%) Statistical Modelling
17 40 (3.98%) Scrum
18 37 (3.68%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 436 (43.38%) Java
2 403 (40.10%) C++
3 236 (23.48%) Python
4 224 (22.29%) SQL
5 197 (19.60%) C#
6 165 (16.42%) R
7 161 (16.02%) C
8 142 (14.13%) MATLAB
9 111 (11.04%) JavaScript
10 73 (7.26%) Scala
11 65 (6.47%) Perl
12 38 (3.78%) Fortran
13 32 (3.18%) Ruby
14 28 (2.79%) PowerShell
15 25 (2.49%) VB.NET
15 25 (2.49%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.39%) Assembly Language
17 13 (1.29%) Clojure
17 13 (1.29%) VB
18 12 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 485 (48.26%) Degree
2 32 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 30 (2.99%) CIPD
3 30 (2.99%) HND
4 22 (2.19%) ISEB
5 21 (2.09%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.79%) HNC
7 16 (1.59%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.19%) CISMP
8 12 (1.19%) CISM
8 12 (1.19%) CISSP
9 11 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.80%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.80%) MBA
11 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.100%) SAS Certification
13 1 (0.100%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.49%) QA
2 12 (1.19%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.00%) GLP
4 5 (0.50%) JTAG
5 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.20%) Basel III
6 2 (0.20%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.100%) Basel II
7 1 (0.100%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.100%) CDISC
7 1 (0.100%) GMP
System Software
1 31 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (2.89%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.79%) VMware ESX
3 18 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
4 10 (1.00%) XenApp
4 10 (1.00%) XenServer
5 2 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.100%) vSphere
6 1 (0.100%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.100%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (1.19%) YUM
1 12 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.00%) Backup Exec
2 10 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 120 (11.94%) Oracle
2 85 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.08%) VMware
4 11 (1.09%) Cisco
5 10 (1.00%) HP
5 10 (1.00%) EMC
5 10 (1.00%) Citrix
5 10 (1.00%) IronPort
5 10 (1.00%) Polycom
5 10 (1.00%) Veeam
6 8 (0.80%) ESRI
7 7 (0.70%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.60%) Intel
8 6 (0.60%) Tableau
8 6 (0.60%) Google
9 5 (0.50%) Greenplum
9 5 (0.50%) Hortonworks
9 5 (0.50%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.50%) Juniper
9 5 (0.50%) i2
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens - bonus, flexi time, more
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £59,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension/ Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-Pres
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £50,000
Posted: 3 days ago