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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 338 382 376
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -6
Permanent jobs citing PhD 374 313 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.70% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.50% 2.67% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 349 280 323
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
10686 11734 12611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.28% 26.25% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8897 9638 10259
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in London

PhD
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
City of London +39 62 £66,250 +23.25% 11
Chessington +11 6 £32,000 -14.66%
Kingston Upon Thames +10 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Surbiton +2 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Mayfair - 3 £120,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £45,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 418 (54.36%) Python
2 354 (46.03%) Computer Science
3 341 (44.34%) Degree
4 317 (41.22%) Mathematics
5 310 (40.31%) Machine Learning
6 286 (37.19%) Java
7 281 (36.54%) Analytics
8 278 (36.15%) C++
9 258 (33.55%) SQL
9 258 (33.55%) Algorithms
10 251 (32.64%) R
11 225 (29.26%) Finance
12 204 (26.53%) Statistics
13 197 (25.62%) Big Data
14 189 (24.58%) Analytical Skills
15 176 (22.89%) Software Engineering
16 173 (22.50%) Hadoop
17 162 (21.07%) Physics
18 121 (15.73%) Apache Spark
19 118 (15.34%) Data Mining
20 116 (15.08%) Visualisation
21 109 (14.17%) NoSQL
22 107 (13.91%) MATLAB
23 87 (11.31%) C#
24 85 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
24 85 (11.05%) Data Analytics
25 84 (10.92%) OO
26 83 (10.79%) Scala
27 82 (10.66%) Linux
28 79 (10.27%) Data Analysis

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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
1 121 (15.73%) Apache Spark
2 60 (7.80%) SAS
3 37 (4.81%) Apache Pig
4 32 (4.16%) Apache
5 27 (3.51%) Node.js
6 18 (2.34%) MS Exchange
7 12 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (1.56%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.17%) CMS
10 5 (0.65%) Confluence
11 4 (0.52%) IPython
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 29 (3.77%) MS Office
2 25 (3.25%) SPSS
3 11 (1.43%) S-PLUS
4 10 (1.30%) Gephi
5 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.39%) Abaqus
7 3 (0.39%) NASTRAN
7 3 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (0.39%) Weka
8 2 (0.26%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) SAP FS
2 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.82%) GitHub
3 13 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (1.56%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.30%) Amazon EMR
6 9 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.13%) AdWords
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.34%) Broadband
1 18 (2.34%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.69%) VPN
3 12 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (1.56%) DHCP
3 12 (1.56%) DNS
3 12 (1.56%) Firewall
3 12 (1.56%) HTTP
3 12 (1.56%) SAN
3 12 (1.56%) VoIP
4 8 (1.04%) Internet
5 7 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (0.78%) Wireless
7 4 (0.52%) ADSL
7 4 (0.52%) DSL
7 4 (0.52%) DVB
8 2 (0.26%) 3G
8 2 (0.26%) HSPA
8 2 (0.26%) LTE
8 2 (0.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (25.62%) Big Data
2 173 (22.50%) Hadoop
3 118 (15.34%) Data Mining
4 109 (14.17%) NoSQL
5 54 (7.02%) MongoDB
6 46 (5.98%) Apache Hive
6 46 (5.98%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 38 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
8 34 (4.42%) SQL Server
9 24 (3.12%) MySQL
10 20 (2.60%) Neo4j
11 18 (2.34%) GIS
12 17 (2.21%) Impala
12 17 (2.21%) Mahout
12 17 (2.21%) Redis
12 17 (2.21%) Relational Database
13 15 (1.95%) CouchDB
14 12 (1.56%) QlikView
15 11 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 55 (7.15%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.38%) Subversion
3 18 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.21%) Vagrant
5 11 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 10 (1.30%) Yeoman
7 8 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (0.91%) JIRA
9 6 (0.78%) JUnit
9 6 (0.78%) Maven
10 5 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.52%) GDB
11 4 (0.52%) Grunt
11 4 (0.52%) Valgrind
12 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.26%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (0.26%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 225 (29.26%) Finance
2 54 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 43 (5.59%) Banking
4 40 (5.20%) Front Office
5 38 (4.94%) Games
6 36 (4.68%) Marketing
7 34 (4.42%) Manufacturing
8 26 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 24 (3.12%) Retail
10 13 (1.69%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.04%) Electronics
11 8 (1.04%) Publishing
12 7 (0.91%) Billing
12 7 (0.91%) Private Banking
13 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.78%) Law
14 5 (0.65%) Automotive
15 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.39%) Advertising
17 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 221 (28.74%) Data Scientist
2 207 (26.92%) Developer
3 87 (11.31%) Analyst
4 84 (10.92%) Java Developer
5 72 (9.36%) Senior Data Scientist
6 62 (8.06%) C++ Developer
7 44 (5.72%) Qualitative Analyst
7 44 (5.72%) Quantitative Analyst
8 43 (5.59%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 39 (5.07%) Consultant
10 36 (4.68%) Software Engineer
11 35 (4.55%) Python Developer
12 33 (4.29%) C# Developer
13 27 (3.51%) Data Consultant
13 27 (3.51%) Senior Developer
13 27 (3.51%) Software Developer
14 26 (3.38%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 25 (3.25%) GUI Developer
16 23 (2.99%) .NET Developer
16 23 (2.99%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (8.58%) SciPy
2 58 (7.54%) NumPy
3 54 (7.02%) .NET
4 53 (6.89%) Natural Language Processing
5 40 (5.20%) D3.js
6 36 (4.68%) Pandas
7 30 (3.90%) J2SE
8 28 (3.64%) scikit-learn
9 27 (3.51%) Kafka
10 26 (3.38%) Middleware
11 24 (3.12%) Spring
12 22 (2.86%) OpenGL
13 21 (2.73%) Akka
13 21 (2.73%) XML
14 20 (2.60%) HTML
15 19 (2.47%) Qt
16 16 (2.08%) STL
17 15 (1.95%) CSS
17 15 (1.95%) Hibernate
18 14 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 354 (46.03%) Computer Science
2 317 (41.22%) Mathematics
3 258 (33.55%) Algorithms
4 204 (26.53%) Statistics
5 189 (24.58%) Analytical Skills
6 162 (21.07%) Physics
7 116 (15.08%) Visualisation
8 55 (7.15%) Artificial Intelligence
9 49 (6.37%) Hedge funds
10 44 (5.72%) Applied Mathematics
11 33 (4.29%) Fintech
12 26 (3.38%) Data Structures
13 21 (2.73%) Economics
14 18 (2.34%) Derivative
14 18 (2.34%) Fixed Income
15 17 (2.21%) Management Information System
16 16 (2.08%) CUDA
17 15 (1.95%) 3D Graphics
18 11 (1.43%) Blog
18 11 (1.43%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 82 (10.66%) Linux
2 46 (5.98%) Windows
3 31 (4.03%) Unix
4 22 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.56%) Windows 8
5 12 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.17%) Android
6 9 (1.17%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.78%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.65%) CentOS
8 5 (0.65%) Debian
8 5 (0.65%) Fedora
8 5 (0.65%) SUSE
8 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (40.31%) Machine Learning
2 281 (36.54%) Analytics
3 176 (22.89%) Software Engineering
4 85 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (11.05%) Data Analytics
5 84 (10.92%) OO
6 79 (10.27%) Data Analysis
7 72 (9.36%) Low Latency
8 61 (7.93%) Data Visualisation
8 61 (7.93%) Open Source
9 58 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (7.02%) Statistical Modelling
11 46 (5.98%) Predictive Modelling
12 39 (5.07%) Algorithmic Trading
12 39 (5.07%) Statistical Analysis
13 34 (4.42%) Multithreading
13 34 (4.42%) TDD
14 33 (4.29%) Bayesian Methods
14 33 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (3.77%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 418 (54.36%) Python
2 286 (37.19%) Java
3 278 (36.15%) C++
4 258 (33.55%) SQL
5 251 (32.64%) R
6 107 (13.91%) MATLAB
7 87 (11.31%) C#
8 83 (10.79%) Scala
9 67 (8.71%) C
10 57 (7.41%) JavaScript
11 47 (6.11%) Perl
12 40 (5.20%) VBA
13 33 (4.29%) Ruby
14 18 (2.34%) Clojure
15 15 (1.95%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.95%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.82%) Cython
17 12 (1.56%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.30%) F#
18 10 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 341 (44.34%) Degree
2 11 (1.43%) MBA
3 5 (0.65%) CFA
3 5 (0.65%) CISA
3 5 (0.65%) CISM
3 5 (0.65%) CISSP
3 5 (0.65%) GIAC
4 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.78%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.26%) DO-178B
3 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 2 (0.26%) MISRA
3 2 (0.26%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 20 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 18 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.69%) VirtualBox
4 12 (1.56%) XenServer
5 9 (1.17%) Docker
6 8 (1.04%) vSphere
6 8 (1.04%) XenApp
7 7 (0.91%) HDFS
8 6 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (1.56%) Backup Exec
1 12 (1.56%) XenMobile
2 10 (1.30%) Puppet
3 4 (0.52%) Ansible
3 4 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.39%) OPNET
5 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.26%) Packer
6 1 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 47 (6.11%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.94%) Google
3 28 (3.64%) Oracle
4 25 (3.25%) Tableau
5 20 (2.60%) Cloudera
5 20 (2.60%) Facebook
6 18 (2.34%) Hortonworks
6 18 (2.34%) VMware
7 15 (1.95%) Greenplum
8 14 (1.82%) Bloomberg
9 12 (1.56%) Cisco
9 12 (1.56%) Citrix
9 12 (1.56%) EMC
9 12 (1.56%) HP
9 12 (1.56%) IronPort
9 12 (1.56%) Palo Alto
9 12 (1.56%) Polycom
9 12 (1.56%) Veeam
10 11 (1.43%) Omniture
11 10 (1.30%) SAP
South East London
TNS
Salary: Competitive, including award winning benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
solocal
Salary: market rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Jenkins Jacob
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Consulting Point Executive Search and Selection Ltd
Salary: car allowance, Pension, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus & bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus & bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Equity shares
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-£90,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £100,000 - £150,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £110,000 + bonus + attractive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000 + strong package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Incl Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago