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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / London
Rank 262 312 408
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +96
Permanent jobs citing PhD 388 380 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.16% 0.95% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.86% 3.60% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 330 329 217
Median salary £70,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £110,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
7991 10560 10447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.91% 26.42% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6454 8715 8514
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +67 94 £110,000 +11.39% 15
Kingston Upon Thames +8 1 £37,500 -25.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £200,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 363 (51.56%) Computer Science
2 351 (49.86%) Degree
3 296 (42.05%) Python
4 290 (41.19%) Machine Learning
5 267 (37.93%) Mathematics
6 192 (27.27%) Statistics
7 187 (26.56%) Finance
8 186 (26.42%) Big Data
9 185 (26.28%) SQL
10 184 (26.14%) Java
11 181 (25.71%) R
11 181 (25.71%) Analytics
12 178 (25.28%) Algorithms
13 172 (24.43%) C++
14 163 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
15 127 (18.04%) Apache Spark
16 120 (17.05%) Software Engineering
17 104 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
18 101 (14.35%) Scala
19 97 (13.78%) Hadoop
19 97 (13.78%) Physics
20 75 (10.65%) C
21 74 (10.51%) Marketing
22 72 (10.23%) Artificial Intelligence
23 68 (9.66%) Data Analytics
24 65 (9.23%) Data Mining
25 64 (9.09%) Advertising
26 63 (8.95%) Deep Learning
27 62 (8.81%) Mentoring
27 62 (8.81%) C#

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
1 127 (18.04%) Apache Spark
2 53 (7.53%) Apache
3 50 (7.10%) SAS
4 14 (1.99%) Apache Pig
5 9 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.85%) Confluence
8 5 (0.71%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 31 (4.40%) SPSS
2 9 (1.28%) MS Office
3 8 (1.14%) MS Excel
4 7 (0.99%) EViews
5 5 (0.71%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.28%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.28%) Gephi
7 2 (0.28%) Maple
8 1 (0.14%) Simulink
8 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.14%) SAP FS
2 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (1.85%) SaaS
3 12 (1.70%) Yammer
4 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.14%) Heroku
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.43%) GitHub
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.42%) DSL
2 9 (1.28%) ADSL
2 9 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (1.28%) DHCP
2 9 (1.28%) DNS
2 9 (1.28%) Firewall
2 9 (1.28%) SAN
2 9 (1.28%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.28%) VoIP
2 9 (1.28%) VPN
3 6 (0.85%) ATM
4 3 (0.43%) Internet
5 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) DVB
6 1 (0.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.14%) Skype
6 1 (0.14%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (26.42%) Big Data
2 97 (13.78%) Hadoop
3 65 (9.23%) Data Mining
4 58 (8.24%) NoSQL
5 41 (5.82%) MongoDB
6 26 (3.69%) Apache Hive
7 23 (3.27%) MySQL
8 21 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 19 (2.70%) SQL Server
10 17 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (1.70%) GIS
13 10 (1.42%) QlikView
13 10 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.28%) HAWQ
14 9 (1.28%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.28%) Sqoop
15 6 (0.85%) KDB
16 5 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.71%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 22 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 10 (1.42%) Mercurial
3 8 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.71%) Yeoman
5 4 (0.57%) FindBugs
6 3 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.43%) Selenium
7 2 (0.28%) GitLab
7 2 (0.28%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.28%) JIRA
7 2 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.28%) PhantomJS
7 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) AppScan
8 1 (0.14%) Bower
8 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.14%) Grunt
8 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
General
1 187 (26.56%) Finance
2 74 (10.51%) Marketing
3 64 (9.09%) Advertising
4 58 (8.24%) Banking
5 36 (5.11%) Games
5 36 (5.11%) Telecoms
6 33 (4.69%) Front Office
7 32 (4.55%) Manufacturing
8 18 (2.56%) Electronics
9 15 (2.13%) Back Office
9 15 (2.13%) Law
9 15 (2.13%) Retail
10 12 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.42%) Automotive
12 9 (1.28%) Billing
13 5 (0.71%) Legal
14 4 (0.57%) Investment Banking
14 4 (0.57%) Publishing
15 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 231 (32.81%) Data Scientist
2 175 (24.86%) Developer
3 82 (11.65%) Senior Data Scientist
4 64 (9.09%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 61 (8.66%) C++ Developer
6 53 (7.53%) Architect
7 49 (6.96%) Java Developer
8 44 (6.25%) Analyst
9 40 (5.68%) Software Engineer
10 39 (5.54%) Enterprise Architect
11 35 (4.97%) C# Developer
12 28 (3.98%) Consultant
13 26 (3.69%) Software Developer
14 23 (3.27%) C++ Software Developer
14 23 (3.27%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 22 (3.13%) Analytics Manager
15 22 (3.13%) Senior Developer
16 21 (2.98%) Data Consultant
16 21 (2.98%) Data Engineer
16 21 (2.98%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.68%) HTML
2 35 (4.97%) Natural Language Processing
3 34 (4.83%) .NET
4 33 (4.69%) Ajax
4 33 (4.69%) NumPy
5 32 (4.55%) scikit-learn
6 31 (4.40%) SciPy
7 30 (4.26%) Pandas
8 25 (3.55%) D3.js
8 25 (3.55%) Kafka
9 22 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 20 (2.84%) Qt
11 19 (2.70%) OpenGL
11 19 (2.70%) Qt Quick
11 19 (2.70%) WebKit
12 14 (1.99%) Matplotlib
13 13 (1.85%) Node.js
13 13 (1.85%) REST
13 13 (1.85%) TensorFlow
14 12 (1.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 363 (51.56%) Computer Science
2 267 (37.93%) Mathematics
3 192 (27.27%) Statistics
4 178 (25.28%) Algorithms
5 163 (23.15%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (13.78%) Physics
7 72 (10.23%) Artificial Intelligence
8 58 (8.24%) Visualisation
9 50 (7.10%) Applied Mathematics
10 32 (4.55%) Economics
10 32 (4.55%) Fintech
11 25 (3.55%) Derivative
12 21 (2.98%) 3D Graphics
12 21 (2.98%) Data Structures
12 21 (2.98%) Hedge funds
12 21 (2.98%) Neural Network
13 17 (2.41%) Biometrics
14 14 (1.99%) Credit Risk
14 14 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (1.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.24%) Linux
2 37 (5.26%) Windows
3 24 (3.41%) Unix
4 10 (1.42%) Android
5 9 (1.28%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.28%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.28%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (41.19%) Machine Learning
2 181 (25.71%) Analytics
3 120 (17.05%) Software Engineering
4 104 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (9.66%) Data Analytics
6 63 (8.95%) Deep Learning
7 62 (8.81%) Mentoring
8 50 (7.10%) OO
9 49 (6.96%) Data Analysis
10 40 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (4.97%) Data Modelling
11 35 (4.97%) Open Source
12 33 (4.69%) Data Visualisation
12 33 (4.69%) Statistical Analysis
12 33 (4.69%) Statistical Modelling
13 32 (4.55%) Information Security
13 32 (4.55%) Predictive Modelling
14 30 (4.26%) CAD
14 30 (4.26%) E-Commerce
15 29 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 296 (42.05%) Python
2 185 (26.28%) SQL
3 184 (26.14%) Java
4 181 (25.71%) R
5 172 (24.43%) C++
6 101 (14.35%) Scala
7 75 (10.65%) C
8 62 (8.81%) C#
9 41 (5.82%) JavaScript
10 29 (4.12%) MATLAB
11 28 (3.98%) PHP
12 17 (2.41%) Haskell
13 16 (2.27%) F#
14 10 (1.42%) OCaml
15 9 (1.28%) VBA
16 7 (0.99%) Clojure
16 7 (0.99%) Perl
17 6 (0.85%) Ruby
18 5 (0.71%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.71%) Cypher
Qualifications
1 351 (49.86%) Degree
2 55 (7.81%) Postgraduate
3 13 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.56%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.28%) MCTS
5 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.28%) MBA
8 1 (0.14%) CEH
8 1 (0.14%) ECSA
8 1 (0.14%) GIAC
8 1 (0.14%) GPEN
8 1 (0.14%) OSCP
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.56%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) DO-178B
2 4 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (0.57%) MISRA
2 4 (0.57%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.43%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) RMADS
5 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 13 (1.85%) HDFS
2 10 (1.42%) Apache Flume
3 9 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.28%) XenServer
4 5 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.71%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.28%) Backup Exec
1 9 (1.28%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.14%) Mesos
2 1 (0.14%) Nmap
2 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 36 (5.11%) Oracle
2 16 (2.27%) Tableau
3 15 (2.13%) Microsoft
4 13 (1.85%) SAP
5 11 (1.56%) Apple
6 9 (1.28%) Cisco
6 9 (1.28%) Citrix
6 9 (1.28%) EMC
6 9 (1.28%) HP
6 9 (1.28%) IronPort
6 9 (1.28%) Palo Alto
6 9 (1.28%) Polycom
6 9 (1.28%) Veeam
6 9 (1.28%) VMware
7 8 (1.14%) Guidewire
8 6 (0.85%) IBM
9 5 (0.71%) Cloudera
9 5 (0.71%) Hortonworks
10 4 (0.57%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.57%) MicroStrategy
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Client Server
Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 25% shares
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits/Career Progression
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus (c100%)
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + LTI + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Competitive Benefits/Bonus Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + competitive benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Share Options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits Package + Flexible Working
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + share options
Posted: 5 days ago