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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 322 421 372
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -49
Permanent jobs citing PhD 376 268 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.61% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 2.35% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 345 238 326
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
10243 11385 12676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.00% 25.93% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8535 9316 10302
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,986 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +28 48 £70,000 +21.73% 8
Uxbridge - 6 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £37,500 - 1
Mayfair - 3 £120,000 -
Chessington - 2 £32,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 415 (53.41%) Python
2 371 (47.75%) Degree
2 371 (47.75%) Computer Science
3 326 (41.96%) Machine Learning
4 317 (40.80%) Mathematics
5 286 (36.81%) Analytics
6 285 (36.68%) Java
7 266 (34.23%) C++
8 253 (32.56%) SQL
9 249 (32.05%) Algorithms
10 230 (29.60%) R
11 223 (28.70%) Finance
12 205 (26.38%) Statistics
13 204 (26.25%) Big Data
14 186 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
15 179 (23.04%) Software Engineering
16 171 (22.01%) Hadoop
17 152 (19.56%) Physics
18 120 (15.44%) Data Mining
19 116 (14.93%) Apache Spark
20 114 (14.67%) Visualisation
21 111 (14.29%) NoSQL
22 107 (13.77%) MATLAB
23 100 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
24 88 (11.33%) Scala
25 85 (10.94%) Data Analytics
26 79 (10.17%) C#
27 78 (10.04%) Linux
27 78 (10.04%) OO
28 67 (8.62%) Low Latency

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
1 116 (14.93%) Apache Spark
2 56 (7.21%) SAS
3 32 (4.12%) Apache Pig
4 27 (3.47%) Apache
5 25 (3.22%) Node.js
6 16 (2.06%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (1.54%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.29%) CMS
10 7 (0.90%) Confluence
11 4 (0.51%) IIS
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 27 (3.47%) MS Excel
1 27 (3.47%) SPSS
2 24 (3.09%) MS Office
3 11 (1.42%) S-PLUS
4 10 (1.29%) Gephi
5 6 (0.77%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.39%) Weka
8 2 (0.26%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.26%) NASTRAN
8 2 (0.26%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.13%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 12 (1.54%) SAP FS
2 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.06%) GitHub
3 12 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (1.42%) Amazon S3
5 10 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.26%) Google Play
8 1 (0.13%) AdWords
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.57%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.32%) Broadband
3 16 (2.06%) HTTP
4 13 (1.67%) VPN
5 12 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (1.54%) DHCP
5 12 (1.54%) DNS
5 12 (1.54%) Firewall
5 12 (1.54%) SAN
5 12 (1.54%) VoIP
6 8 (1.03%) Internet
6 8 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.64%) Wireless
8 4 (0.51%) ADSL
8 4 (0.51%) DSL
8 4 (0.51%) DVB
8 4 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.51%) SNMP
9 3 (0.39%) 3G
9 3 (0.39%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (26.25%) Big Data
2 171 (22.01%) Hadoop
3 120 (15.44%) Data Mining
4 111 (14.29%) NoSQL
5 49 (6.31%) Apache Hive
6 47 (6.05%) MongoDB
7 44 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (4.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 37 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (4.12%) SQL Server
11 24 (3.09%) MySQL
12 19 (2.45%) Neo4j
13 17 (2.19%) GIS
13 17 (2.19%) Relational Database
14 16 (2.06%) Redis
15 15 (1.93%) Impala
16 13 (1.67%) CouchDB
17 12 (1.54%) Mahout
18 11 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
18 11 (1.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.35%) Subversion
3 18 (2.32%) Vagrant
4 16 (2.06%) Jenkins
5 11 (1.42%) Mercurial
6 9 (1.16%) JIRA
7 8 (1.03%) Maven
7 8 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (1.03%) Yeoman
8 7 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.77%) JUnit
10 4 (0.51%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.51%) GDB
10 4 (0.51%) Grunt
10 4 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.51%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.51%) Valgrind
11 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 223 (28.70%) Finance
2 64 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.92%) Banking
4 39 (5.02%) Marketing
5 34 (4.38%) Games
6 32 (4.12%) Front Office
7 31 (3.99%) Manufacturing
8 29 (3.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 28 (3.60%) Retail
10 14 (1.80%) Billing
10 14 (1.80%) Publishing
11 12 (1.54%) Investment Banking
12 10 (1.29%) Electronics
13 6 (0.77%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.77%) Law
14 5 (0.64%) Advertising
14 5 (0.64%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.39%) Automotive
17 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 222 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 188 (24.20%) Developer
3 95 (12.23%) Analyst
4 84 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 81 (10.42%) Senior Data Scientist
6 51 (6.56%) C++ Developer
7 47 (6.05%) Software Engineer
8 44 (5.66%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 42 (5.41%) Qualitative Analyst
9 42 (5.41%) Quantitative Analyst
10 39 (5.02%) Consultant
11 33 (4.25%) Python Developer
12 30 (3.86%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 28 (3.60%) C# Developer
14 26 (3.35%) Data Analyst
14 26 (3.35%) Data Consultant
14 26 (3.35%) Software Developer
15 24 (3.09%) Junior
16 23 (2.96%) GUI Developer
16 23 (2.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (8.24%) Natural Language Processing
1 64 (8.24%) SciPy
2 60 (7.72%) NumPy
3 49 (6.31%) .NET
4 35 (4.50%) D3.js
5 31 (3.99%) Pandas
5 31 (3.99%) Spring
6 30 (3.86%) J2SE
7 27 (3.47%) Kafka
8 26 (3.35%) Middleware
9 25 (3.22%) scikit-learn
10 20 (2.57%) Akka
10 20 (2.57%) OpenGL
11 19 (2.45%) AngularJS
11 19 (2.45%) HTML
11 19 (2.45%) STL
11 19 (2.45%) XML
12 18 (2.32%) ASP.NET
12 18 (2.32%) CSS
12 18 (2.32%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 371 (47.75%) Computer Science
2 317 (40.80%) Mathematics
3 249 (32.05%) Algorithms
4 205 (26.38%) Statistics
5 186 (23.94%) Analytical Skills
6 152 (19.56%) Physics
7 114 (14.67%) Visualisation
8 56 (7.21%) Artificial Intelligence
9 46 (5.92%) Hedge funds
10 44 (5.66%) Fintech
11 42 (5.41%) Applied Mathematics
12 28 (3.60%) Economics
13 26 (3.35%) Data Structures
14 24 (3.09%) Neural Network
15 17 (2.19%) Derivative
16 15 (1.93%) 3D Graphics
17 13 (1.67%) Client/Server
17 13 (1.67%) CUDA
17 13 (1.67%) Fixed Income
17 13 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 78 (10.04%) Linux
2 47 (6.05%) Windows
3 25 (3.22%) Unix
4 20 (2.57%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 12 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (1.54%) Windows XP
6 10 (1.29%) Android
6 10 (1.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.64%) CentOS
7 5 (0.64%) Debian
7 5 (0.64%) Fedora
7 5 (0.64%) SUSE
7 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (41.96%) Machine Learning
2 286 (36.81%) Analytics
3 179 (23.04%) Software Engineering
4 100 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (10.94%) Data Analytics
6 78 (10.04%) OO
7 67 (8.62%) Low Latency
8 62 (7.98%) Data Analysis
9 61 (7.85%) Open Source
10 56 (7.21%) Data Visualisation
11 55 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (6.56%) Predictive Modelling
13 47 (6.05%) Statistical Modelling
14 46 (5.92%) Statistical Analysis
15 43 (5.53%) Algorithmic Trading
16 39 (5.02%) TDD
17 36 (4.63%) Bayesian Methods
18 34 (4.38%) Multithreading
19 33 (4.25%) Deep Learning
20 31 (3.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 415 (53.41%) Python
2 285 (36.68%) Java
3 266 (34.23%) C++
4 253 (32.56%) SQL
5 230 (29.60%) R
6 107 (13.77%) MATLAB
7 88 (11.33%) Scala
8 79 (10.17%) C#
9 63 (8.11%) JavaScript
10 57 (7.34%) C
11 40 (5.15%) Perl
12 35 (4.50%) VBA
13 33 (4.25%) Ruby
14 18 (2.32%) Clojure
15 14 (1.80%) Cython
15 14 (1.80%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.67%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.54%) Shell Script
18 10 (1.29%) PowerShell
19 9 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 371 (47.75%) Degree
2 11 (1.42%) MBA
3 7 (0.90%) CISA
3 7 (0.90%) CISM
3 7 (0.90%) CISSP
3 7 (0.90%) GIAC
4 5 (0.64%) CFA
5 4 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.16%) QA
2 5 (0.64%) DO-178B
2 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 5 (0.64%) MISRA
2 5 (0.64%) MISRA C
3 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (2.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 16 (2.06%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.54%) VirtualBox
3 12 (1.54%) XenServer
4 10 (1.29%) Docker
5 8 (1.03%) vSphere
5 8 (1.03%) XenApp
6 7 (0.90%) HDFS
7 4 (0.51%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 12 (1.54%) XenMobile
2 10 (1.29%) Puppet
3 4 (0.51%) Ansible
3 4 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.51%) Packer
4 3 (0.39%) OPNET
5 1 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 48 (6.18%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.89%) Google
3 34 (4.38%) Oracle
4 25 (3.22%) Tableau
5 22 (2.83%) Cloudera
6 20 (2.57%) Hortonworks
7 18 (2.32%) Facebook
7 18 (2.32%) SAP
8 16 (2.06%) Greenplum
8 16 (2.06%) VMware
9 12 (1.54%) Cisco
9 12 (1.54%) Citrix
9 12 (1.54%) EMC
9 12 (1.54%) Guidewire
9 12 (1.54%) HP
9 12 (1.54%) IronPort
9 12 (1.54%) Palo Alto
9 12 (1.54%) Polycom
9 12 (1.54%) Veeam
10 11 (1.42%) Bloomberg
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent and Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Codex
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 150k per year + benefits / bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group
Salary: £50k - 95k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 80k per year + big bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Propel London
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 95k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £75,000-£90,000+ EXCELLENT package including a VERY generous bonus!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Enterprise Technology
Salary: £70k - 100k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £110k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago