The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 302 408 352
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -56
Permanent jobs citing PhD 385 280 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 0.63% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.08% 2.49% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 342 239 331
Median salary £55,750 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.08% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,050 £28,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
PhD
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9445 11229 12351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.98% 25.28% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7931 9132 9916
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in London

PhD
Salary Trend in London

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

PhD Salary Trend in London

PhD
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in London

PhD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
City of London +28 40 £70,000 +7.69% 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £35,000 - 1
Uxbridge - 5 £45,000 -
Chessington - 1 £35,000 - 1
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 London region with a requirement for PhD.

1 377 (49.54%) Python
2 370 (48.62%) Degree
3 344 (45.20%) Computer Science
4 315 (41.39%) Machine Learning
5 306 (40.21%) Mathematics
6 296 (38.90%) Analytics
7 265 (34.82%) Java
8 242 (31.80%) SQL
9 230 (30.22%) Finance
10 222 (29.17%) C++
11 211 (27.73%) Statistics
12 202 (26.54%) Big Data
13 196 (25.76%) Algorithms
14 194 (25.49%) R
15 191 (25.10%) Analytical Skills
16 168 (22.08%) Hadoop
17 149 (19.58%) Physics
18 138 (18.13%) Software Engineering
19 117 (15.37%) Apache Spark
20 116 (15.24%) Data Mining
21 110 (14.45%) MATLAB
22 107 (14.06%) Visualisation
23 100 (13.14%) Data Analytics
24 97 (12.75%) Scala
25 95 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
26 85 (11.17%) NoSQL
27 79 (10.38%) Telecoms
28 75 (9.86%) OO
29 71 (9.33%) Natural Language Processing
30 68 (8.94%) Banking

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 117 (15.37%) Apache Spark
2 64 (8.41%) SAS
3 39 (5.12%) Apache Pig
4 37 (4.86%) Apache
5 17 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (2.23%) MS Exchange
5 17 (2.23%) Skype for Business
6 15 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.31%) CMS
8 9 (1.18%) Confluence
9 8 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (3.29%) MS Office
1 25 (3.29%) SPSS
2 22 (2.89%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.71%) S-PLUS
4 6 (0.79%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.66%) Gephi
5 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.53%) Weka
7 2 (0.26%) Maple
7 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) Flinto
8 1 (0.13%) InVision
8 1 (0.13%) Pixate
8 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 23 (3.02%) SAP FS
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (2.10%) Amazon S3
3 14 (1.84%) Amazon EMR
3 14 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.58%) GitHub
5 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.53%) iTunes
8 2 (0.26%) SaaS
9 1 (0.13%) AdWords
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 23 (3.02%) HTTP
3 18 (2.37%) Firewall
4 17 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (2.23%) DHCP
4 17 (2.23%) DNS
4 17 (2.23%) SAN
4 17 (2.23%) VoIP
4 17 (2.23%) VPN
5 12 (1.58%) Broadband
6 8 (1.05%) SNMP
6 8 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.92%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.92%) Internet
8 6 (0.79%) ADSL
8 6 (0.79%) DSL
9 5 (0.66%) Wireless
10 3 (0.39%) 4G
10 3 (0.39%) HSPA
10 3 (0.39%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (26.54%) Big Data
2 168 (22.08%) Hadoop
3 116 (15.24%) Data Mining
4 85 (11.17%) NoSQL
5 65 (8.54%) Apache Hive
6 49 (6.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 39 (5.12%) MongoDB
7 39 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (3.29%) MySQL
10 24 (3.15%) SQL Server
11 21 (2.76%) Impala
12 20 (2.63%) Neo4j
13 17 (2.23%) GIS
13 17 (2.23%) Relational Database
14 14 (1.84%) Mahout
15 13 (1.71%) Redis
16 10 (1.31%) CouchDB
17 9 (1.18%) OLTP
18 8 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 50 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 28 (3.68%) Vagrant
3 17 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.23%) Subversion
4 14 (1.84%) Yeoman
5 9 (1.18%) JIRA
6 8 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 8 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.05%) TeamCity
7 7 (0.92%) Maven
8 5 (0.66%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.53%) GDB
9 4 (0.53%) Grunt
9 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.53%) Valgrind
10 3 (0.39%) JUnit
10 3 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 230 (30.22%) Finance
2 79 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 68 (8.94%) Banking
4 49 (6.44%) Marketing
5 40 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 40 (5.26%) Retail
6 36 (4.73%) Front Office
7 31 (4.07%) Games
8 29 (3.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (3.29%) Publishing
10 24 (3.15%) Billing
11 14 (1.84%) Electronics
12 10 (1.31%) Advertising
12 10 (1.31%) Investment Banking
13 9 (1.18%) Law
14 6 (0.79%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 228 (29.96%) Data Scientist
2 184 (24.18%) Developer
3 95 (12.48%) Analyst
3 95 (12.48%) Java Developer
4 86 (11.30%) Senior Data Scientist
5 60 (7.88%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 54 (7.10%) Software Engineer
7 45 (5.91%) Qualitative Analyst
7 45 (5.91%) Quantitative Analyst
8 43 (5.65%) C++ Developer
9 42 (5.52%) Consultant
10 33 (4.34%) Senior Developer
11 30 (3.94%) Data Consultant
12 29 (3.81%) Software Developer
13 26 (3.42%) Business Analyst
14 25 (3.29%) Junior
15 24 (3.15%) Python Developer
16 23 (3.02%) GUI Developer
16 23 (3.02%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 23 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (9.33%) Natural Language Processing
2 58 (7.62%) SciPy
3 52 (6.83%) NumPy
4 48 (6.31%) .NET
5 38 (4.99%) Kafka
6 34 (4.47%) J2SE
7 33 (4.34%) Pandas
7 33 (4.34%) scikit-learn
8 32 (4.20%) D3.js
9 27 (3.55%) Akka
10 26 (3.42%) Spring
11 24 (3.15%) XML
12 22 (2.89%) ASP.NET
12 22 (2.89%) HTML
13 21 (2.76%) OpenGL
13 21 (2.76%) Qt
13 21 (2.76%) Web Services
14 20 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 20 (2.63%) CSS
14 20 (2.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 344 (45.20%) Computer Science
2 306 (40.21%) Mathematics
3 211 (27.73%) Statistics
4 196 (25.76%) Algorithms
5 191 (25.10%) Analytical Skills
6 149 (19.58%) Physics
7 107 (14.06%) Visualisation
8 54 (7.10%) Fintech
9 51 (6.70%) Artificial Intelligence
10 43 (5.65%) Hedge funds
11 31 (4.07%) Applied Mathematics
11 31 (4.07%) Neural Network
12 22 (2.89%) 3D Graphics
13 21 (2.76%) Economics
14 20 (2.63%) Credit Risk
15 16 (2.10%) Data Structures
15 16 (2.10%) Derivative
16 15 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 15 (1.97%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.49%) Linux
2 48 (6.31%) Windows
3 22 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.50%) Unix
5 18 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (2.23%) Windows 8
6 17 (2.23%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.05%) Android
7 8 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.39%) CentOS
8 3 (0.39%) Debian
8 3 (0.39%) Fedora
8 3 (0.39%) SUSE
8 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (41.39%) Machine Learning
2 296 (38.90%) Analytics
3 138 (18.13%) Software Engineering
4 100 (13.14%) Data Analytics
5 95 (12.48%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (9.86%) OO
7 64 (8.41%) Data Analysis
7 64 (8.41%) Predictive Modelling
8 60 (7.88%) Statistical Analysis
9 58 (7.62%) Low Latency
10 56 (7.36%) Open Source
11 46 (6.04%) Data Visualisation
12 41 (5.39%) Bayesian Methods
13 40 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (5.12%) Operations Research
15 37 (4.86%) Algorithmic Trading
15 37 (4.86%) Statistical Modelling
16 36 (4.73%) OOP
16 36 (4.73%) Time Series Analysis
17 35 (4.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 377 (49.54%) Python
2 265 (34.82%) Java
3 242 (31.80%) SQL
4 222 (29.17%) C++
5 194 (25.49%) R
6 110 (14.45%) MATLAB
7 97 (12.75%) Scala
8 67 (8.80%) C#
9 65 (8.54%) JavaScript
10 37 (4.86%) C
11 36 (4.73%) VBA
12 28 (3.68%) Ruby
13 24 (3.15%) Clojure
13 24 (3.15%) Perl
14 17 (2.23%) Bash Shell
15 11 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.31%) Fortran
17 9 (1.18%) Cython
17 9 (1.18%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 370 (48.62%) Degree
2 12 (1.58%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.31%) MBA
3 10 (1.31%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.66%) CISA
4 5 (0.66%) CISM
4 5 (0.66%) CISSP
4 5 (0.66%) GIAC
5 3 (0.39%) CFA
6 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.18%) QA
2 6 (0.79%) DO-178B
2 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 6 (0.79%) MISRA
2 6 (0.79%) MISRA C
3 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 27 (3.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 26 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 18 (2.37%) VirtualBox
4 17 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (2.23%) XenServer
5 11 (1.45%) vSphere
5 11 (1.45%) XenApp
6 9 (1.18%) Docker
7 8 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.23%) Backup Exec
2 14 (1.84%) XenMobile
3 8 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.05%) Packer
4 5 (0.66%) Puppet
5 2 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (5.52%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.99%) Oracle
3 28 (3.68%) SAP
4 27 (3.55%) Google
5 24 (3.15%) Cloudera
6 23 (3.02%) Guidewire
7 22 (2.89%) Tableau
8 19 (2.50%) Hortonworks
9 17 (2.23%) Cisco
9 17 (2.23%) Citrix
9 17 (2.23%) EMC
9 17 (2.23%) HP
9 17 (2.23%) IronPort
9 17 (2.23%) Palo Alto
9 17 (2.23%) Polycom
9 17 (2.23%) Veeam
9 17 (2.23%) VMware
10 12 (1.58%) Greenplum
11 9 (1.18%) Facebook
12 8 (1.05%) Atlassian
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + shares
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic benefits + Equity
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Bens DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £32,000 to £42,000
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per day + Bonus, pension, medical, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago