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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 301 384 363
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -21
Permanent jobs citing PhD 365 313 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.71% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.94% 2.79% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 325 271 311
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
9262 11212 11884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.61% 25.35% 25.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7798 9232 9479
Median salary £57,500 £53,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +46 45 £70,000 +7.69% 11
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £37,500 -
Chessington - 3 £37,000 -
Uxbridge -2 2 £45,000 -14.28%
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 374 (50.82%) Degree
2 360 (48.91%) Python
3 346 (47.01%) Computer Science
4 314 (42.66%) Machine Learning
5 300 (40.76%) Mathematics
6 265 (36.01%) Analytics
7 247 (33.56%) Java
8 227 (30.84%) C++
9 225 (30.57%) SQL
10 221 (30.03%) Finance
11 199 (27.04%) Statistics
12 194 (26.36%) Algorithms
13 187 (25.41%) Big Data
14 167 (22.69%) R
14 167 (22.69%) Analytical Skills
15 152 (20.65%) Physics
16 136 (18.48%) Hadoop
17 134 (18.21%) Software Engineering
18 112 (15.22%) Data Mining
19 104 (14.13%) Visualisation
20 99 (13.45%) Apache Spark
21 91 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
21 91 (12.36%) Data Analytics
22 90 (12.23%) Scala
23 87 (11.82%) MATLAB
24 79 (10.73%) Banking
25 76 (10.33%) OO
26 74 (10.05%) NoSQL
27 69 (9.38%) Natural Language Processing
28 67 (9.10%) Artificial Intelligence

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 99 (13.45%) Apache Spark
2 60 (8.15%) SAS
3 35 (4.76%) Apache
4 30 (4.08%) Apache Pig
5 13 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.22%) CMS
6 9 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (1.22%) MS Exchange
6 9 (1.22%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.09%) Confluence
7 8 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (3.94%) SPSS
2 18 (2.45%) MS Excel
3 16 (2.17%) MS Office
4 10 (1.36%) S-PLUS
5 5 (0.68%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.54%) Weka
7 3 (0.41%) Gephi
8 2 (0.27%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.27%) Maple
8 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 25 (3.40%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (1.90%) Amazon S3
2 14 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
4 11 (1.49%) GitHub
5 4 (0.54%) iTunes
6 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.41%) Heroku
6 3 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.99%) HTTP
1 22 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.36%) Firewall
3 9 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (1.22%) DHCP
3 9 (1.22%) DNS
3 9 (1.22%) SAN
3 9 (1.22%) VoIP
3 9 (1.22%) VPN
4 8 (1.09%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.09%) SNMP
5 7 (0.95%) Internet
6 4 (0.54%) Broadband
6 4 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (0.41%) 3G
7 3 (0.41%) 4G
7 3 (0.41%) HSPA
7 3 (0.41%) LTE
8 2 (0.27%) DSL
8 2 (0.27%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (25.41%) Big Data
2 136 (18.48%) Hadoop
3 112 (15.22%) Data Mining
4 74 (10.05%) NoSQL
5 51 (6.93%) Apache Hive
6 40 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 35 (4.76%) MySQL
8 29 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (3.67%) MongoDB
10 18 (2.45%) GIS
10 18 (2.45%) SQL Server
11 17 (2.31%) Impala
12 16 (2.17%) Relational Database
13 15 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.04%) Neo4j
14 12 (1.63%) Mahout
15 9 (1.22%) OLTP
15 9 (1.22%) Redis
16 8 (1.09%) QlikView
16 8 (1.09%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 42 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.13%) Vagrant
3 12 (1.63%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.63%) Subversion
3 12 (1.63%) Yeoman
4 8 (1.09%) Bitbucket
4 8 (1.09%) JIRA
4 8 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.82%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.68%) Maven
7 4 (0.54%) GDB
7 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.54%) Valgrind
8 3 (0.41%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.14%) AppScan
9 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.14%) JUnit
9 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 221 (30.03%) Finance
2 79 (10.73%) Banking
3 65 (8.83%) Telecoms
4 53 (7.20%) Marketing
5 46 (6.25%) Front Office
6 41 (5.57%) Retail
7 40 (5.43%) Manufacturing
8 38 (5.16%) Games
9 27 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 26 (3.53%) Billing
11 25 (3.40%) Publishing
12 14 (1.90%) Electronics
13 10 (1.36%) Investment Banking
14 9 (1.22%) Law
15 8 (1.09%) Advertising
16 6 (0.82%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 223 (30.30%) Data Scientist
2 200 (27.17%) Developer
3 97 (13.18%) Java Developer
4 92 (12.50%) Analyst
5 76 (10.33%) Senior Data Scientist
6 68 (9.24%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 60 (8.15%) C++ Developer
8 51 (6.93%) Software Engineer
9 39 (5.30%) Qualitative Analyst
9 39 (5.30%) Quantitative Analyst
10 37 (5.03%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.08%) Consultant
11 30 (4.08%) Software Developer
12 29 (3.94%) Senior Java Developer
13 26 (3.53%) Business Analyst
14 25 (3.40%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 25 (3.40%) Junior
15 23 (3.13%) Data Manager
15 23 (3.13%) GUI Developer
15 23 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (9.38%) Natural Language Processing
2 51 (6.93%) NumPy
3 50 (6.79%) SciPy
4 49 (6.66%) .NET
5 36 (4.89%) Kafka
6 32 (4.35%) J2SE
7 31 (4.21%) scikit-learn
8 29 (3.94%) Pandas
9 25 (3.40%) HTML
10 24 (3.26%) Akka
11 23 (3.13%) D3.js
11 23 (3.13%) OpenGL
11 23 (3.13%) Qt
11 23 (3.13%) Spring
12 21 (2.85%) ASP.NET
12 21 (2.85%) CSS
13 20 (2.72%) XML
14 19 (2.58%) Matplotlib
14 19 (2.58%) Web Services
15 17 (2.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 346 (47.01%) Computer Science
2 300 (40.76%) Mathematics
3 199 (27.04%) Statistics
4 194 (26.36%) Algorithms
5 167 (22.69%) Analytical Skills
6 152 (20.65%) Physics
7 104 (14.13%) Visualisation
8 67 (9.10%) Artificial Intelligence
9 47 (6.39%) Fintech
10 41 (5.57%) Hedge funds
10 41 (5.57%) Neural Network
11 30 (4.08%) Applied Mathematics
12 24 (3.26%) 3D Graphics
13 22 (2.99%) Market Risk
14 21 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (2.45%) Fixed Income
16 17 (2.31%) Credit Risk
16 17 (2.31%) Economics
17 16 (2.17%) Equities
17 16 (2.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.11%) Linux
2 43 (5.84%) Windows
3 16 (2.17%) Unix
4 13 (1.77%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.22%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.09%) Android
8 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Fedora
10 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (42.66%) Machine Learning
2 265 (36.01%) Analytics
3 134 (18.21%) Software Engineering
4 91 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (12.36%) Data Analytics
5 76 (10.33%) OO
6 62 (8.42%) Data Analysis
7 60 (8.15%) Predictive Modelling
8 55 (7.47%) Statistical Analysis
9 47 (6.39%) Data Visualisation
9 47 (6.39%) Open Source
10 44 (5.98%) Bayesian Methods
10 44 (5.98%) Deep Learning
10 44 (5.98%) Low Latency
11 42 (5.71%) Statistical Modelling
12 36 (4.89%) Time Series Analysis
13 33 (4.48%) Algorithmic Trading
13 33 (4.48%) High-Frequency Trading
13 33 (4.48%) Operations Research
13 33 (4.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 360 (48.91%) Python
2 247 (33.56%) Java
3 227 (30.84%) C++
4 225 (30.57%) SQL
5 167 (22.69%) R
6 90 (12.23%) Scala
7 87 (11.82%) MATLAB
8 65 (8.83%) C#
9 61 (8.29%) JavaScript
10 35 (4.76%) C
11 26 (3.53%) VBA
12 20 (2.72%) Clojure
13 16 (2.17%) Ruby
14 13 (1.77%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.63%) Cypher
16 11 (1.49%) Perl
16 11 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.36%) Fortran
18 9 (1.22%) T-SQL
19 8 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 374 (50.82%) Degree
2 13 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.82%) MBA
5 5 (0.68%) GIAC
6 4 (0.54%) CISA
6 4 (0.54%) CISM
6 4 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.14%) CEH
7 1 (0.14%) CFA
7 1 (0.14%) ECSA
7 1 (0.14%) GPEN
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) OSCP
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.22%) QA
2 6 (0.82%) DO-178B
2 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 6 (0.82%) MISRA
2 6 (0.82%) MISRA C
3 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 24 (3.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 23 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (2.04%) VirtualBox
4 10 (1.36%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.22%) XenServer
6 8 (1.09%) HDFS
7 7 (0.95%) vSphere
7 7 (0.95%) XenApp
8 6 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.22%) Backup Exec
2 8 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.09%) Packer
3 6 (0.82%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.14%) Nmap
4 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (4.89%) Oracle
2 31 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.08%) SAP
4 25 (3.40%) Guidewire
5 18 (2.45%) Tableau
6 17 (2.31%) Google
7 14 (1.90%) Cloudera
8 11 (1.49%) Hortonworks
9 9 (1.22%) Cisco
9 9 (1.22%) Citrix
9 9 (1.22%) EMC
9 9 (1.22%) HP
9 9 (1.22%) IronPort
9 9 (1.22%) Palo Alto
9 9 (1.22%) Polycom
9 9 (1.22%) Veeam
9 9 (1.22%) VMware
10 8 (1.09%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.09%) Hitachi
11 7 (0.95%) IBM
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £85,000 + Benefits including bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + benefit and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum + Benefits + negotiable package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £ Up to 60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + equity
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90,000 - £120,000+ per year
Posted: 10 days ago