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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 381 381 409
Rank change year-on-year
0 +28
Permanent jobs citing PhD 248 278 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.61% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.20% 2.44% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 223 242 192
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +12.67%
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
11267 11406 12348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.44% 25.12% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9222 9165 10383
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 -4 44 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Teddington +4 11 £40,000 -
Orpington 0 7 £40,000 -20.00%
New Malden - 6 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 6 £50,000 -
Surbiton -7 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Chessington - 1 £32,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £80,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 288 (51.52%) Java
2 269 (48.12%) Degree
3 221 (39.53%) Computer Science
4 203 (36.31%) C++
5 187 (33.45%) Software Engineering
6 174 (31.13%) Mathematics
7 168 (30.05%) Finance
7 168 (30.05%) Python
8 162 (28.98%) Algorithms
9 144 (25.76%) SQL
10 141 (25.22%) Analytics
11 135 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
11 135 (24.15%) OO
12 132 (23.61%) R
13 116 (20.75%) C#
14 111 (19.86%) Big Data
15 108 (19.32%) Physics
16 103 (18.43%) Linux
17 79 (14.13%) Statistics
18 78 (13.95%) Hadoop
19 72 (12.88%) TDD
20 68 (12.16%) Windows
21 63 (11.27%) SAS
22 60 (10.73%) .NET
22 60 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
22 60 (10.73%) Data Analysis
23 58 (10.38%) Visualisation
24 56 (10.02%) Scala
24 56 (10.02%) MATLAB
25 55 (9.84%) JavaScript

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (11.27%) SAS
2 28 (5.01%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.04%) Apache Pig
4 13 (2.33%) Mule
5 10 (1.79%) Lync
5 10 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.89%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.72%) Apache
8 3 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.36%) Node.js
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 41 (7.33%) SPSS
2 30 (5.37%) MS Office
3 28 (5.01%) MS Excel
4 15 (2.68%) CPLEX
5 11 (1.97%) Weka
6 4 (0.72%) Stata
7 2 (0.36%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.36%) NASTRAN
7 2 (0.36%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.36%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.68%) TCP/IP
1 15 (2.68%) SAN
2 11 (1.97%) Firewall
3 10 (1.79%) VPN
3 10 (1.79%) DNS
3 10 (1.79%) VoIP
3 10 (1.79%) DHCP
3 10 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (0.89%) HTTP
5 4 (0.72%) Internet
6 2 (0.36%) DVB
6 2 (0.36%) Wireless
7 1 (0.18%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (19.86%) Big Data
2 78 (13.95%) Hadoop
3 50 (8.94%) Data Mining
4 31 (5.55%) Relational Database
5 29 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 25 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 25 (4.47%) Mahout
7 20 (3.58%) MySQL
8 14 (2.50%) SQL Server
8 14 (2.50%) OLTP
9 13 (2.33%) CouchDB
9 13 (2.33%) Redis
10 9 (1.61%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.43%) Base SAS
12 7 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.72%) HBase
15 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
16 2 (0.36%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.22%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 13 (2.33%) Subversion
4 12 (2.15%) Gradle
5 9 (1.61%) Maven
6 8 (1.43%) Ant
6 8 (1.43%) JUnit
6 8 (1.43%) Mercurial
7 5 (0.89%) Jasmine
7 5 (0.89%) YourKit
8 4 (0.72%) Webistrano
9 3 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.54%) Grunt
10 1 (0.18%) Moq
10 1 (0.18%) LLVM
10 1 (0.18%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.18%) Robotium
10 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
General
1 168 (30.05%) Finance
2 36 (6.44%) Banking
3 34 (6.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 29 (5.19%) Financial Institution
5 27 (4.83%) Front Office
5 27 (4.83%) Retail
6 23 (4.11%) Games
7 19 (3.40%) Electronics
8 16 (2.86%) Marketing
9 11 (1.97%) Investment Banking
10 8 (1.43%) Back Office
11 5 (0.89%) Legal
11 5 (0.89%) Advertising
12 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.54%) Publishing
14 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.36%) French Language
15 1 (0.18%) Law
15 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (46.15%) Developer
2 102 (18.25%) Java Developer
3 92 (16.46%) Data Scientist
4 74 (13.24%) Analyst
5 62 (11.09%) Software Developer
6 49 (8.77%) Graduate
7 46 (8.23%) Software Engineer
8 40 (7.16%) C++ Developer
9 36 (6.44%) C# Developer
9 36 (6.44%) Junior
10 33 (5.90%) Junior Developer
11 28 (5.01%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.83%) Data Analyst
12 27 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (4.11%) Quantitative Developer
14 22 (3.94%) Statistician
15 19 (3.40%) Graduate Developer
15 19 (3.40%) IT Support
16 18 (3.22%) Research Scientist
17 17 (3.04%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.73%) .NET
2 27 (4.83%) Swing
3 26 (4.65%) REST
4 25 (4.47%) XML
4 25 (4.47%) HTML
5 23 (4.11%) Cascading
6 22 (3.94%) Spring
7 20 (3.58%) Java SE
7 20 (3.58%) JSON
8 19 (3.40%) WinForms
8 19 (3.40%) CSS
9 18 (3.22%) ASP.NET
9 18 (3.22%) Software Packaging
9 18 (3.22%) Hibernate
10 17 (3.04%) J2SE
10 17 (3.04%) D3.js
11 15 (2.68%) OpenCL
11 15 (2.68%) jQuery
11 15 (2.68%) Qt
11 15 (2.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 221 (39.53%) Computer Science
2 174 (31.13%) Mathematics
3 162 (28.98%) Algorithms
4 108 (19.32%) Physics
5 79 (14.13%) Statistics
6 60 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (10.38%) Visualisation
8 52 (9.30%) Hedge funds
9 35 (6.26%) Artificial Intelligence
10 31 (5.55%) Economics
11 26 (4.65%) Data Structures
12 23 (4.11%) 3D Graphics
13 20 (3.58%) Open Source
14 19 (3.40%) GIS
15 17 (3.04%) Derivative
15 17 (3.04%) Applied Mathematics
15 17 (3.04%) Informatics
16 16 (2.86%) Neural Network
17 15 (2.68%) Digital Media
18 14 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 103 (18.43%) Linux
2 68 (12.16%) Windows
3 18 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (3.22%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.15%) UNIX
5 10 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.07%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.72%) Android
7 4 (0.72%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Debian
8 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (33.45%) Software Engineering
2 141 (25.22%) Analytics
3 135 (24.15%) OO
3 135 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (12.88%) TDD
5 60 (10.73%) Data Analysis
6 53 (9.48%) Machine Learning
7 50 (8.94%) OOD
8 45 (8.05%) Multithreading
9 41 (7.33%) MapReduce
10 39 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (6.80%) Statistical Modelling
12 36 (6.44%) Scrum
13 33 (5.90%) Econometrics
14 31 (5.55%) Bayesian Methods
15 29 (5.19%) BDD
16 26 (4.65%) Predictive Modelling
16 26 (4.65%) Web Development
17 25 (4.47%) Statistical Analysis
18 21 (3.76%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 288 (51.52%) Java
2 203 (36.31%) C++
3 168 (30.05%) Python
4 144 (25.76%) SQL
5 132 (23.61%) R
6 116 (20.75%) C#
7 56 (10.02%) Scala
7 56 (10.02%) MATLAB
8 55 (9.84%) JavaScript
9 48 (8.59%) Perl
10 43 (7.69%) C
11 26 (4.65%) PowerShell
12 17 (3.04%) Ruby
13 15 (2.68%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.97%) Clojure
15 10 (1.79%) Fortran
16 9 (1.61%) Assembly Language
17 8 (1.43%) VB6
17 8 (1.43%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 269 (48.12%) Degree
2 10 (1.79%) MBA
3 7 (1.25%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB
5 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.18%) PMP
5 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.15%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.18%) Basel III
3 1 (0.18%) Basel II
3 1 (0.18%) IAS 39
System Software
1 29 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (5.01%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.22%) VMware ESX
3 18 (3.22%) VMware Workstation
4 10 (1.79%) XenApp
4 10 (1.79%) XenServer
5 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 13 (2.33%) yum
1 13 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.79%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (8.41%) Oracle
2 29 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.19%) VMware
3 10 (1.79%) IronPort
3 10 (1.79%) Polycom
3 10 (1.79%) Veeam
3 10 (1.79%) HP
3 10 (1.79%) EMC
3 10 (1.79%) Cisco
3 10 (1.79%) Citrix
4 5 (0.89%) Juniper
4 5 (0.89%) TIBCO
4 5 (0.89%) ESRI
4 5 (0.89%) IBM
4 5 (0.89%) Tableau
5 4 (0.72%) Hortonworks
5 4 (0.72%) Cloudera
5 4 (0.72%) Greenplum
5 4 (0.72%) Google
5 4 (0.72%) Zend
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
First Point IT
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and extensiv
Posted: Yesterday
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DataSciences Consulting
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £6500 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Competative Benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago