The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 836 821 835
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 29 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.042% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 30
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £45,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +114.28%
Psychology
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39198 39610 41819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.38% 38.87%
Number of salaries quoted 31877 31504 35390
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Psychology across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in England

Psychology
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Psychology across the England region.

Psychology Salary Trend in England

Psychology
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Psychology across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Psychology Salary Histogram in England

Psychology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 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 -28 19 £55,000 +4.76% 6
East Midlands - 5 £25,000 -
East of England - 3 £62,500 -
South West -10 1 £45,000 -14.28%
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Psychology
UK

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 63 (67.74%) Degree
2 37 (39.78%) Analytics
3 33 (35.48%) User Experience
4 24 (25.81%) Finance
4 24 (25.81%) Marketing
5 23 (24.73%) Big Data
6 22 (23.66%) Retail
6 22 (23.66%) Statistics
6 22 (23.66%) Mathematics
6 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (21.51%) Economics
7 20 (21.51%) Computer Science
8 19 (20.43%) SQL
9 18 (19.35%) E-Commerce
9 18 (19.35%) SAS
9 18 (19.35%) SPSS
10 17 (18.28%) Statistical Analysis
10 17 (18.28%) Digital Media
11 16 (17.20%) Business Analysis
11 16 (17.20%) Logistic Regression
11 16 (17.20%) Information Architecture
11 16 (17.20%) R
11 16 (17.20%) Linear Regression
12 15 (16.13%) Java
12 15 (16.13%) MATLAB
12 15 (16.13%) Hadoop
12 15 (16.13%) Visualisation
12 15 (16.13%) Predictive Modelling
13 14 (15.05%) C++

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Psychology 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 Psychology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (19.35%) SAS
2 14 (15.05%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.08%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) SPSS
2 14 (15.05%) CPLEX
3 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.23%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.23%) MS Office
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.30%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) VoIP
1 1 (1.08%) POP3
1 1 (1.08%) SMTP
1 1 (1.08%) FTP
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
1 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.08%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.08%) 3G
1 1 (1.08%) IMAP
1 1 (1.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) Big Data
2 15 (16.13%) Hadoop
3 14 (15.05%) Data Mining
3 14 (15.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.08%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.08%) JIRA
2 1 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (25.81%) Finance
1 24 (25.81%) Marketing
2 22 (23.66%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Advertising
3 4 (4.30%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (23.66%) Designer
2 17 (18.28%) Data Scientist
3 15 (16.13%) UX Designer
4 11 (11.83%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Senior Designer
5 7 (7.53%) Senior UX Designer
5 7 (7.53%) User Experience Researcher
6 5 (5.38%) Content Manager
6 5 (5.38%) Consultant
6 5 (5.38%) Marketing Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Web Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Web Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Credit Risk Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (4.30%) Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Agile Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Customer Insight Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Agile Coach
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) HTML
2 9 (9.68%) CSS
3 4 (4.30%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (4.30%) Flash
4 1 (1.08%) SVG
4 1 (1.08%) HTML5
4 1 (1.08%) CSS3
4 1 (1.08%) LESS
4 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.48%) User Experience
2 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (23.66%) Statistics
2 22 (23.66%) Mathematics
3 20 (21.51%) Computer Science
3 20 (21.51%) Economics
4 17 (18.28%) Digital Media
5 15 (16.13%) Visualisation
6 14 (15.05%) Algorithms
6 14 (15.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 14 (15.05%) Neural Network
6 14 (15.05%) Informatics
6 14 (15.05%) Applied Mathematics
6 14 (15.05%) Physics
6 14 (15.05%) Chemistry
7 11 (11.83%) Human Factors
8 10 (10.75%) Social Media
9 5 (5.38%) E-Learning
10 4 (4.30%) Mobile Games
10 4 (4.30%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Analytics
2 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.35%) E-Commerce
4 17 (18.28%) Statistical Analysis
5 16 (17.20%) Business Analysis
5 16 (17.20%) Logistic Regression
5 16 (17.20%) Information Architecture
5 16 (17.20%) Linear Regression
6 15 (16.13%) Predictive Modelling
7 14 (15.05%) Monte Carlo Method
7 14 (15.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (15.05%) Machine Learning
7 14 (15.05%) Cluster Analysis
7 14 (15.05%) Biostatistics
7 14 (15.05%) Data Analysis
7 14 (15.05%) Bioinformatics
7 14 (15.05%) Econometrics
7 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
7 14 (15.05%) Database Theory
7 14 (15.05%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.43%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) R
3 15 (16.13%) Java
3 15 (16.13%) MATLAB
4 14 (15.05%) Ruby
4 14 (15.05%) Clojure
4 14 (15.05%) Python
4 14 (15.05%) C++
5 4 (4.30%) Lingo
6 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 63 (67.74%) Degree
2 14 (15.05%) PhD
3 2 (2.15%) MBA
3 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Google
2 6 (6.45%) Adobe
3 4 (4.30%) Omniture
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.08%) Facebook
5 1 (1.08%) Twitter
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