The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 331 380 399
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +19
Permanent jobs citing PhD 370 232 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 1.99% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 329 193 266
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12592 11652 13534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.43% 25.61% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10225 9478 11573
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -11 72 £56,250 -10.00% 14
Teddington 0 13 £50,000 +42.85% 1
New Malden - 3 £70,000 -
Twickenham -1 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Orpington - 1 £52,500 -
Ealing - 1 £55,000 -
Bexleyheath - 1 £52,500 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 350 (54.77%) Computer Science
2 314 (49.14%) Java
3 275 (43.04%) Mathematics
4 271 (42.41%) Degree
5 229 (35.84%) C++
6 199 (31.14%) Finance
7 185 (28.95%) Physics
8 183 (28.64%) Python
9 170 (26.60%) Analytics
10 151 (23.63%) Software Engineering
11 144 (22.54%) R
12 141 (22.07%) C#
13 138 (21.60%) Big Data
14 124 (19.41%) Statistics
14 124 (19.41%) Hadoop
15 122 (19.09%) OO
16 107 (16.74%) SQL
17 102 (15.96%) Data Mining
18 94 (14.71%) MATLAB
19 92 (14.40%) Linux
20 78 (12.21%) Scala
21 68 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 67 (10.49%) Perl
23 62 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
23 62 (9.70%) MapReduce
24 60 (9.39%) Machine Learning
24 60 (9.39%) Windows
25 56 (8.76%) Games
26 55 (8.61%) .NET
27 49 (7.67%) Derivative

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 41 (6.42%) SAS
2 32 (5.01%) MS Exchange
3 26 (4.07%) Tornado
4 18 (2.82%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.25%) Apache
6 7 (1.10%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.78%) Node.js
8 3 (0.47%) Lync
8 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.31%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 43 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 33 (5.16%) SPSS
3 32 (5.01%) MS Office
4 17 (2.66%) CPLEX
5 9 (1.41%) Mathematica
6 5 (0.78%) S-PLUS
6 5 (0.78%) Stata
7 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.31%) Weka
8 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.16%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.07%) HTTP
2 19 (2.97%) Broadband
3 12 (1.88%) Internet
4 3 (0.47%) SAN
5 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.31%) Wireless
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
6 1 (0.16%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (21.60%) Big Data
2 124 (19.41%) Hadoop
3 102 (15.96%) Data Mining
4 42 (6.57%) Relational Database
5 39 (6.10%) MySQL
6 28 (4.38%) Apache Hive
7 24 (3.76%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.44%) Mahout
9 21 (3.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.97%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.03%) SQLite
12 12 (1.88%) SQL Server
12 12 (1.88%) Redis
13 11 (1.72%) Text Mining
14 7 (1.10%) HBase
14 7 (1.10%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.94%) KDB
16 4 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.63%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 30 (4.69%) JUnit
2 19 (2.97%) Maven
3 12 (1.88%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.88%) Mercurial
4 10 (1.56%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.16%) GCC
7 1 (0.16%) GDB
7 1 (0.16%) Emacs
7 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 199 (31.14%) Finance
2 56 (8.76%) Games
3 47 (7.36%) Front Office
4 41 (6.42%) Banking
5 22 (3.44%) Advertising
6 21 (3.29%) Retail
7 18 (2.82%) Marketing
8 15 (2.35%) Law
9 11 (1.72%) Electronics
9 11 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.72%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.41%) Legal
11 8 (1.25%) Publishing
11 8 (1.25%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.94%) Back Office
13 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 312 (48.83%) Developer
2 120 (18.78%) Java Developer
3 103 (16.12%) Analyst
4 86 (13.46%) Data Scientist
5 70 (10.95%) Software Developer
6 69 (10.80%) C++ Developer
7 54 (8.45%) Graduate
8 52 (8.14%) Software Engineer
9 43 (6.73%) C++ Software Developer
10 41 (6.42%) Python Developer
10 41 (6.42%) Quantitative Analyst
11 40 (6.26%) Junior
12 30 (4.69%) Support Analyst
13 29 (4.54%) IT Support Analyst
13 29 (4.54%) IT Support
14 27 (4.23%) C# Developer
15 24 (3.76%) Quantitative Developer
16 23 (3.60%) Research Engineer
17 21 (3.29%) Junior Analyst
18 20 (3.13%) Junior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.70%) MapReduce
2 55 (8.61%) .NET
3 34 (5.32%) NumPy
4 33 (5.16%) XML
5 29 (4.54%) Software Packaging
6 28 (4.38%) XSLT
7 26 (4.07%) ASP.NET
7 26 (4.07%) Hibernate
8 22 (3.44%) Web Services
9 21 (3.29%) STL
9 21 (3.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 20 (3.13%) RESTful
11 19 (2.97%) Twisted
11 19 (2.97%) J2EE
11 19 (2.97%) EJB
12 15 (2.35%) SciPy
12 15 (2.35%) Natural Language Processing
13 14 (2.19%) OpenGL
14 12 (1.88%) JSON
14 12 (1.88%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 350 (54.77%) Computer Science
2 275 (43.04%) Mathematics
3 185 (28.95%) Physics
4 124 (19.41%) Statistics
5 68 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 62 (9.70%) Artificial Intelligence
7 60 (9.39%) Machine Learning
8 49 (7.67%) Derivative
9 47 (7.36%) Hedge funds
10 44 (6.89%) Visualisation
11 41 (6.42%) Economics
12 36 (5.63%) Equities
13 34 (5.32%) Fixed Income
14 26 (4.07%) GIS
15 22 (3.44%) Neural Network
16 20 (3.13%) Applied Mathematics
17 16 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
18 14 (2.19%) Digital Media
19 13 (2.03%) Grid Computing
19 13 (2.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 92 (14.40%) Linux
2 60 (9.39%) Windows
3 32 (5.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (4.69%) UNIX
5 29 (4.54%) Windows 7
6 24 (3.76%) Android
7 19 (2.97%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (26.60%) Analytics
2 151 (23.63%) Software Engineering
3 122 (19.09%) OO
4 47 (7.36%) Data Analysis
5 45 (7.04%) Multithreading
6 41 (6.42%) OOD
6 41 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (6.10%) Unit Testing
8 34 (5.32%) Algorithmic Trading
9 30 (4.69%) Data Modelling
9 30 (4.69%) Business Analytics
10 29 (4.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (4.07%) Low Latency
12 25 (3.91%) Business Analysis
13 23 (3.60%) UML
14 22 (3.44%) Project Management
15 21 (3.29%) Asset Management
16 20 (3.13%) Predictive Modelling
17 19 (2.97%) Business Development
17 19 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 314 (49.14%) Java
2 229 (35.84%) C++
3 183 (28.64%) Python
4 144 (22.54%) R
5 141 (22.07%) C#
6 107 (16.74%) SQL
7 94 (14.71%) MATLAB
8 78 (12.21%) Scala
9 67 (10.49%) Perl
10 48 (7.51%) C
11 34 (5.32%) JavaScript
12 29 (4.54%) PowerShell
13 23 (3.60%) VB.NET
14 21 (3.29%) PL/SQL
15 20 (3.13%) Erlang
16 19 (2.97%) Ruby
17 18 (2.82%) VBA
18 15 (2.35%) F#
19 13 (2.03%) Clojure
20 11 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 271 (42.41%) Degree
2 8 (1.25%) MBA
3 7 (1.10%) DV Cleared
3 7 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.78%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.10%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.16%) HL7
3 1 (0.16%) DICOM
System Software
1 32 (5.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 32 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.54%) VMware ESX
2 29 (4.54%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (0.47%) XenApp
3 3 (0.47%) XenDesktop
3 3 (0.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 47 (7.36%) Oracle
2 45 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 32 (5.01%) VMware
4 24 (3.76%) Google
5 19 (2.97%) JBoss
6 7 (1.10%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.10%) Zend
6 7 (1.10%) Palantir
7 6 (0.94%) Facebook
7 6 (0.94%) SunGard
8 5 (0.78%) HP
9 4 (0.63%) i2
9 4 (0.63%) ESRI
10 3 (0.47%) Brocade
10 3 (0.47%) KXEN
10 3 (0.47%) Polycom
10 3 (0.47%) Veeam
10 3 (0.47%) Altera
10 3 (0.47%) Cisco
10 3 (0.47%) IBM
City, London
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £80k - £120k per annum + 20% Bonus + Beneifts
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Beneifts
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £75000 per annum - Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ultimate Asset
Salary: From £120,000 to £140,000 per annum + 25% bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mayflower Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits Bonus/Car Allowance/Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 4 days ago