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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 375 332 426
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +94
Permanent jobs citing PhD 287 374 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.76% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.53% 2.97% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 250 322 149
Average salary £61,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
11341 12599 11271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.44% 25.72% 25.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9220 10129 9196
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +11 81 £65,000 -7.14% 18
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 294 (49.25%) Computer Science
2 264 (44.22%) Java
3 254 (42.55%) Degree
4 236 (39.53%) Python
5 216 (36.18%) Finance
6 206 (34.51%) C++
7 197 (33.00%) SQL
8 196 (32.83%) Analytics
9 194 (32.50%) Software Engineering
10 170 (28.48%) Mathematics
11 161 (26.97%) Algorithms
12 155 (25.96%) Big Data
13 150 (25.13%) Analytical Skills
14 143 (23.95%) R
15 140 (23.45%) C#
16 122 (20.44%) Statistics
17 111 (18.59%) Linux
18 107 (17.92%) OO
19 100 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
20 99 (16.58%) Machine Learning
21 96 (16.08%) Physics
22 84 (14.07%) Hedge funds
23 78 (13.07%) Windows
24 76 (12.73%) Hadoop
25 72 (12.06%) Data Mining
25 72 (12.06%) SAS
26 71 (11.89%) Oracle
27 70 (11.73%) JavaScript
28 63 (10.55%) MATLAB
29 61 (10.22%) Visualisation

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 72 (12.06%) SAS
2 31 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 15 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (2.51%) Lync
3 15 (2.51%) Apache Pig
4 14 (2.35%) Node.js
5 11 (1.84%) Apache Solr
5 11 (1.84%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.67%) JBoss
8 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.34%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) WordPress
10 1 (0.17%) CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 44 (7.37%) MS Office
2 32 (5.36%) SPSS
3 30 (5.03%) MS Excel
4 8 (1.34%) Weka
5 7 (1.17%) Stata
6 6 (1.01%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.84%) CPLEX
7 5 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.34%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.01%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.50%) SaaS
6 3 (0.50%) IaaS
6 3 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.35%) Broadband
2 17 (2.85%) DHCP
2 17 (2.85%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.85%) DNS
2 17 (2.85%) SAN
3 16 (2.68%) Firewall
4 15 (2.51%) VPN
4 15 (2.51%) VoIP
4 15 (2.51%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (2.01%) HTTP
6 6 (1.01%) Internet
7 4 (0.67%) Wireless
8 2 (0.34%) DVB
9 1 (0.17%) VLAN
9 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.17%) WAN
9 1 (0.17%) SMTP
9 1 (0.17%) LAN
9 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (25.96%) Big Data
2 76 (12.73%) Hadoop
3 72 (12.06%) Data Mining
4 48 (8.04%) NoSQL
5 30 (5.03%) MongoDB
6 27 (4.52%) Relational Database
7 26 (4.36%) MySQL
8 17 (2.85%) Apache Hive
9 16 (2.68%) SQL Server
10 15 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.01%) Mahout
12 11 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (1.68%) Text Mining
14 9 (1.51%) HBase
15 7 (1.17%) Redis
15 7 (1.17%) Base SAS
15 7 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 7 (1.17%) SAS Enterprise Miner
15 7 (1.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 28 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 23 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 16 (2.68%) Subversion
4 7 (1.17%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.84%) Maven
5 5 (0.84%) JUnit
6 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.50%) LLVM
7 3 (0.50%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (0.34%) JIRA
8 2 (0.34%) Grunt
9 1 (0.17%) Bower
9 1 (0.17%) gulp
9 1 (0.17%) Mockito
General
1 216 (36.18%) Finance
2 47 (7.87%) Front Office
3 45 (7.54%) Banking
4 38 (6.37%) Marketing
5 31 (5.19%) Games
6 19 (3.18%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.84%) Retail
8 11 (1.84%) Wholesale Banking
9 9 (1.51%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.67%) Electronics
12 3 (0.50%) Automotive
12 3 (0.50%) Law
12 3 (0.50%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.50%) French Language
13 2 (0.34%) International Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 245 (41.04%) Developer
2 121 (20.27%) Data Scientist
3 58 (9.72%) Java Developer
4 57 (9.55%) C# Developer
5 54 (9.05%) Analyst
6 50 (8.38%) Software Engineer
7 48 (8.04%) Junior
8 47 (7.87%) Graduate
9 36 (6.03%) Python Developer
10 34 (5.70%) C++ Developer
11 32 (5.36%) Senior Developer
12 31 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (5.03%) Consultant
14 27 (4.52%) Quantitative Developer
14 27 (4.52%) Junior Developer
15 26 (4.36%) Software Developer
16 23 (3.85%) IT Support
17 22 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
18 18 (3.02%) Support Analyst
19 16 (2.68%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.38%) .NET
2 36 (6.03%) NumPy
3 35 (5.86%) Pandas
4 31 (5.19%) SciPy
5 29 (4.86%) D3.js
6 24 (4.02%) Natural Language Processing
7 23 (3.85%) Highcharts JS
7 23 (3.85%) Matplotlib
7 23 (3.85%) Pyramid
7 23 (3.85%) Web Services
8 22 (3.69%) jQuery
9 19 (3.18%) HTML
10 18 (3.02%) XML
10 18 (3.02%) RESTful
11 17 (2.85%) CSS
12 16 (2.68%) WPF
12 16 (2.68%) Software Packaging
13 14 (2.35%) ASP.NET
13 14 (2.35%) OpenGL
14 13 (2.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 294 (49.25%) Computer Science
2 170 (28.48%) Mathematics
3 161 (26.97%) Algorithms
4 150 (25.13%) Analytical Skills
5 122 (20.44%) Statistics
6 96 (16.08%) Physics
7 84 (14.07%) Hedge funds
8 61 (10.22%) Visualisation
9 42 (7.04%) Data Structures
10 39 (6.53%) Derivative
11 38 (6.37%) Artificial Intelligence
12 35 (5.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (4.02%) Fixed Income
14 17 (2.85%) User Experience
15 16 (2.68%) Applied Mathematics
16 15 (2.51%) Equity Derivative
17 13 (2.18%) Economics
18 8 (1.34%) Informatics
18 8 (1.34%) Credit Risk
19 7 (1.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 111 (18.59%) Linux
2 78 (13.07%) Windows
3 28 (4.69%) UNIX
4 19 (3.18%) Android
5 18 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.85%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.51%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.51%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (32.83%) Analytics
2 194 (32.50%) Software Engineering
3 107 (17.92%) OO
4 100 (16.75%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (16.58%) Machine Learning
6 54 (9.05%) Data Analysis
7 48 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (7.71%) Statistical Modelling
9 45 (7.54%) Refactoring
9 45 (7.54%) TDD
10 39 (6.53%) Unit Testing
11 36 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
12 35 (5.86%) OOD
13 33 (5.53%) Web Development
14 30 (5.03%) Predictive Analytics
14 30 (5.03%) Algorithmic Trading
14 30 (5.03%) MapReduce
15 28 (4.69%) Customer Segmentation
15 28 (4.69%) Bayesian Methods
16 26 (4.36%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 264 (44.22%) Java
2 236 (39.53%) Python
3 206 (34.51%) C++
4 197 (33.00%) SQL
5 143 (23.95%) R
6 140 (23.45%) C#
7 70 (11.73%) JavaScript
8 63 (10.55%) MATLAB
9 41 (6.87%) Scala
10 39 (6.53%) Perl
11 34 (5.70%) Ruby
12 30 (5.03%) C
13 24 (4.02%) VBA
14 16 (2.68%) PowerShell
15 12 (2.01%) PHP
16 10 (1.68%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.34%) Clojure
18 7 (1.17%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.84%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.84%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 254 (42.55%) Degree
2 12 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.68%) CCNA
3 10 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (1.34%) MCP
5 8 (1.34%) MCSA
5 8 (1.34%) CCNP
6 5 (0.84%) MBA
7 2 (0.34%) GCIH
7 2 (0.34%) GCFA
7 2 (0.34%) PMP
7 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.34%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) VCP5
8 1 (0.17%) MCSE
8 1 (0.17%) CISSP
8 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.34%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) Basel II
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) Basel III
System Software
1 34 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.02%) VMware ESX
3 18 (3.02%) VMware Workstation
4 15 (2.51%) XenApp
4 15 (2.51%) XenServer
5 14 (2.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.34%) Firmware
6 2 (0.34%) HDFS
7 1 (0.17%) NFS
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) Samba
7 1 (0.17%) Squid
7 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 15 (2.51%) Backup Exec
2 14 (2.35%) OPNET
3 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 71 (11.89%) Oracle
2 42 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 34 (5.70%) VMware
4 19 (3.18%) Google
5 18 (3.02%) Tableau
6 17 (2.85%) EMC
6 17 (2.85%) Cisco
7 15 (2.51%) HP
7 15 (2.51%) Citrix
7 15 (2.51%) IronPort
7 15 (2.51%) Polycom
7 15 (2.51%) Veeam
8 8 (1.34%) Greenplum
8 8 (1.34%) Hortonworks
8 8 (1.34%) Cloudera
8 8 (1.34%) ESRI
9 6 (1.01%) i2
10 4 (0.67%) Facebook
11 3 (0.50%) Teradata
11 3 (0.50%) IBM
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Excellent culture and big bonuses!
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Salary DOE
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
IBM
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum GBP Negotiable on experience +bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £110k plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Works Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent package !
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Healthcare, Pension, Traini
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aerotek
Salary: Benefits + Remote Working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £125000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Rewards + No
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonuses, Benefits and C
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 27,000 - 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago