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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 320 412 395
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -17
Permanent jobs citing PhD 395 260 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.96% 0.62% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.71% 2.42% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 357 236 247
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £93,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
10654 10734 10952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.02% 25.76% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8900 8762 8771
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +80 66 £70,000 +27.27% 14
Chessington +12 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Surbiton +7 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Teddington -3 3 £37,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 3 £50,000 +37.93%
Canary Wharf +2 1 £80,000 +53.11%
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 416 (54.31%) Python
2 381 (49.74%) Computer Science
3 320 (41.78%) Mathematics
3 320 (41.78%) Java
4 307 (40.08%) Degree
5 289 (37.73%) C++
6 280 (36.55%) Machine Learning
7 273 (35.64%) SQL
8 262 (34.20%) R
9 260 (33.94%) Algorithms
10 229 (29.90%) Analytics
11 227 (29.63%) Finance
12 193 (25.20%) Big Data
13 182 (23.76%) Physics
14 180 (23.50%) Software Engineering
15 172 (22.45%) Statistics
16 158 (20.63%) Hadoop
17 155 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
18 150 (19.58%) C#
19 114 (14.88%) Linux
20 111 (14.49%) Data Mining
21 103 (13.45%) OO
22 99 (12.92%) Visualisation
23 95 (12.40%) MATLAB
23 95 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
24 93 (12.14%) .NET
25 91 (11.88%) Scala
26 90 (11.75%) NoSQL
27 77 (10.05%) JavaScript
28 74 (9.66%) Data Analysis

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 70 (9.14%) Apache Spark
2 51 (6.66%) SAS
3 45 (5.87%) Apache Pig
4 43 (5.61%) Node.js
5 20 (2.61%) Apache
6 17 (2.22%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.52%) IPython
9 3 (0.39%) Confluence
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 28 (3.66%) MS Office
3 17 (2.22%) SPSS
4 6 (0.78%) Gephi
5 5 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.52%) Abaqus
6 4 (0.52%) NASTRAN
6 4 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.13%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.17%) GitHub
3 6 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.65%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) AdWords
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.00%) HTTP
2 10 (1.31%) Broadband
3 9 (1.17%) Internet
4 7 (0.91%) DSL
4 7 (0.91%) Network Security
4 7 (0.91%) VPN
5 6 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (0.78%) DHCP
5 6 (0.78%) DNS
5 6 (0.78%) Firewall
5 6 (0.78%) SAN
5 6 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.78%) VoIP
6 3 (0.39%) 3GPP
6 3 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.39%) Wireless
7 2 (0.26%) ADSL
7 2 (0.26%) DVB
7 2 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (25.20%) Big Data
2 158 (20.63%) Hadoop
3 111 (14.49%) Data Mining
4 90 (11.75%) NoSQL
5 59 (7.70%) MongoDB
6 45 (5.87%) Apache Hive
7 42 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
8 38 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (3.00%) Redis
10 22 (2.87%) SQL Server
11 18 (2.35%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (2.22%) GIS
12 17 (2.22%) MySQL
12 17 (2.22%) Neo4j
13 14 (1.83%) CouchDB
13 14 (1.83%) Mahout
14 13 (1.70%) Text Mining
15 11 (1.44%) Impala
15 11 (1.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 39 (5.09%) Git (software)
2 18 (2.35%) Mercurial
3 15 (1.96%) Subversion
4 11 (1.44%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (0.65%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.65%) JIRA
6 5 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.52%) Gradle
7 4 (0.52%) JUnit
7 4 (0.52%) Maven
7 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.52%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.26%) Grunt
9 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 227 (29.63%) Finance
2 61 (7.96%) Front Office
3 53 (6.92%) Games
4 41 (5.35%) Marketing
5 30 (3.92%) Banking
6 26 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.35%) Retail
9 17 (2.22%) Automotive
9 17 (2.22%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.96%) Publishing
11 13 (1.70%) Aerospace
12 11 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 9 (1.17%) Electronics
13 9 (1.17%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Advertising
14 2 (0.26%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Law
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 262 (34.20%) Developer
2 207 (27.02%) Data Scientist
3 75 (9.79%) Java Developer
4 73 (9.53%) C# Developer
5 69 (9.01%) C++ Developer
6 68 (8.88%) Senior Data Scientist
7 65 (8.49%) Analyst
8 56 (7.31%) Quantitative Developer
9 53 (6.92%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 45 (5.87%) .NET Developer
10 45 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 45 (5.87%) Python Developer
11 40 (5.22%) Consultant
12 37 (4.83%) C# Quant Developer
13 34 (4.44%) Data Consultant
14 24 (3.13%) GUI Developer
14 24 (3.13%) Research Engineer
15 23 (3.00%) Programmer
15 23 (3.00%) Software Developer
15 23 (3.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (12.14%) .NET
2 50 (6.53%) D3.js
3 42 (5.48%) SciPy
4 40 (5.22%) HTML
5 38 (4.96%) NumPy
6 36 (4.70%) Natural Language Processing
7 31 (4.05%) XML
8 30 (3.92%) CSS
9 27 (3.52%) OpenGL
9 27 (3.52%) Pandas
10 24 (3.13%) Qt
11 20 (2.61%) jQuery
12 18 (2.35%) Ajax
13 17 (2.22%) Middleware
13 17 (2.22%) scikit-learn
13 17 (2.22%) STL
14 16 (2.09%) AngularJS
14 16 (2.09%) J2SE
14 16 (2.09%) WPF
15 14 (1.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 381 (49.74%) Computer Science
2 320 (41.78%) Mathematics
3 260 (33.94%) Algorithms
4 182 (23.76%) Physics
5 172 (22.45%) Statistics
6 155 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
7 99 (12.92%) Visualisation
8 57 (7.44%) Hedge funds
9 47 (6.14%) Applied Mathematics
9 47 (6.14%) Artificial Intelligence
10 46 (6.01%) Data Structures
11 39 (5.09%) Fixed Income
12 24 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 21 (2.74%) Fintech
14 19 (2.48%) Management Information System
15 18 (2.35%) Derivative
16 15 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
16 15 (1.96%) Economics
17 14 (1.83%) Data Extraction
18 13 (1.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 114 (14.88%) Linux
2 70 (9.14%) Windows
3 34 (4.44%) Unix
4 24 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.91%) CentOS
6 7 (0.91%) Debian
6 7 (0.91%) Fedora
6 7 (0.91%) SUSE
6 7 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.78%) Android
7 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.78%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (36.55%) Machine Learning
2 229 (29.90%) Analytics
3 180 (23.50%) Software Engineering
4 103 (13.45%) OO
5 95 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (9.66%) Data Analysis
7 71 (9.27%) Data Analytics
8 70 (9.14%) Data Visualisation
9 66 (8.62%) Statistical Modelling
10 60 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
11 57 (7.44%) Low Latency
12 52 (6.79%) Open Source
13 47 (6.14%) Predictive Modelling
14 43 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (5.48%) TDD
16 35 (4.57%) ETL
17 34 (4.44%) OOD
18 33 (4.31%) Algorithmic Trading
19 30 (3.92%) Econometrics
20 29 (3.79%) Proprietary Trading
Programming Languages
1 416 (54.31%) Python
2 320 (41.78%) Java
3 289 (37.73%) C++
4 273 (35.64%) SQL
5 262 (34.20%) R
6 150 (19.58%) C#
7 95 (12.40%) MATLAB
8 91 (11.88%) Scala
9 77 (10.05%) JavaScript
10 67 (8.75%) C
11 55 (7.18%) Perl
12 47 (6.14%) Ruby
12 47 (6.14%) VBA
13 27 (3.52%) VB.NET
14 24 (3.13%) Shell Script
15 23 (3.00%) Clojure
16 20 (2.61%) Erlang
17 17 (2.22%) F#
18 13 (1.70%) PowerShell
19 12 (1.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 307 (40.08%) Degree
2 7 (0.91%) CFA
2 7 (0.91%) MBA
3 3 (0.39%) CISA
3 3 (0.39%) CISM
3 3 (0.39%) CISSP
3 3 (0.39%) GIAC
3 3 (0.39%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.26%) PMP
4 2 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.65%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 17 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.44%) VMware ESX
2 11 (1.44%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (0.78%) XenServer
4 4 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.52%) vSphere
4 4 (0.52%) XenApp
5 2 (0.26%) Docker
5 2 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (0.91%) Puppet
2 6 (0.78%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.52%) XenMobile
5 3 (0.39%) OPNET
6 2 (0.26%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 37 (4.83%) Oracle
2 35 (4.57%) Microsoft
3 32 (4.18%) Google
4 22 (2.87%) Bloomberg
4 22 (2.87%) Facebook
5 21 (2.74%) Cloudera
6 19 (2.48%) Greenplum
6 19 (2.48%) Hortonworks
7 17 (2.22%) VMware
8 15 (1.96%) Tableau
9 10 (1.31%) ESRI
10 9 (1.17%) i2
11 8 (1.04%) Fidessa
12 7 (0.91%) EMC
12 7 (0.91%) GL TRADE
12 7 (0.91%) NYFIX
12 7 (0.91%) Patsystems
12 7 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.91%) Reuters
12 7 (0.91%) Talend
London
Reco Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Investigo Change Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £0 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 17% salary flex benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ConSol Partners
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £140k to £160k + equity + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £90,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + equity + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Tech
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40-60k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago