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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 378 366 413
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +47
Permanent jobs citing PhD 254 273 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.39% 2.56% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 227 244 191
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
10618 10678 11832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.59% 25.27% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8680 8532 9953
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -4 47 £53,750 -6.52% 9
Teddington +2 11 £40,000 -5.88% 1
New Malden - 5 £50,000 -
Wimbledon - 5 £50,000 -
Orpington +3 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Kingston Upon Thames -9 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Canary Wharf - 1 £80,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 245 (49.10%) Degree
2 229 (45.89%) Java
3 190 (38.08%) Computer Science
4 173 (34.67%) Software Engineering
5 158 (31.66%) C++
6 155 (31.06%) Finance
7 151 (30.26%) Python
8 148 (29.66%) Analytics
9 139 (27.86%) Algorithms
10 132 (26.45%) Mathematics
10 132 (26.45%) SQL
11 125 (25.05%) R
12 120 (24.05%) OO
13 110 (22.04%) C#
14 108 (21.64%) Big Data
15 97 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
16 80 (16.03%) Statistics
17 76 (15.23%) Physics
18 74 (14.83%) Linux
19 68 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
20 67 (13.43%) Hadoop
21 66 (13.23%) SAS
22 65 (13.03%) Data Analysis
23 62 (12.42%) Machine Learning
24 58 (11.62%) .NET
25 55 (11.02%) Data Mining
26 53 (10.62%) Windows
27 52 (10.42%) Hedge funds
28 49 (9.82%) Visualisation
28 49 (9.82%) JavaScript

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 66 (13.23%) SAS
2 26 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.40%) Apache Pig
4 9 (1.80%) Mule
5 8 (1.60%) Lync
5 8 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.60%) Node.js
8 2 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.20%) WordPress
9 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.20%) CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 38 (7.62%) SPSS
2 34 (6.81%) MS Excel
3 30 (6.01%) MS Office
4 14 (2.81%) Weka
5 6 (1.20%) Stata
6 5 (1.00%) CPLEX
7 4 (0.80%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.60%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.20%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 11 (2.20%) SAN
3 10 (2.00%) Firewall
4 8 (1.60%) VoIP
4 8 (1.60%) DHCP
4 8 (1.60%) VPN
4 8 (1.60%) DNS
4 8 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.80%) HTTP
6 3 (0.60%) Wireless
7 2 (0.40%) DVB
7 2 (0.40%) Internet
7 2 (0.40%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (21.64%) Big Data
2 67 (13.43%) Hadoop
3 55 (11.02%) Data Mining
4 24 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 22 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 22 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 19 (3.81%) SQL Server
7 17 (3.41%) Mahout
8 16 (3.21%) OLTP
9 13 (2.61%) Base SAS
10 12 (2.40%) MySQL
10 12 (2.40%) Apache Hive
10 12 (2.40%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 10 (2.00%) Redis
12 9 (1.80%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 7 (1.40%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 6 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
15 5 (1.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (2.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (1.60%) Eclipse
3 7 (1.40%) Gradle
3 7 (1.40%) JUnit
4 4 (0.80%) Maven
4 4 (0.80%) Grunt
5 3 (0.60%) YourKit
6 2 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (0.20%) Robotium
7 1 (0.20%) Moq
7 1 (0.20%) LLVM
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 155 (31.06%) Finance
2 39 (7.82%) Banking
3 33 (6.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 27 (5.41%) Marketing
5 21 (4.21%) Front Office
6 20 (4.01%) Financial Institution
7 18 (3.61%) Retail
8 15 (3.01%) Electronics
9 14 (2.81%) Games
10 8 (1.60%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.40%) Back Office
12 4 (0.80%) Advertising
13 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.60%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.20%) French Language
14 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Automotive
14 1 (0.20%) Law
14 1 (0.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 223 (44.69%) Developer
2 84 (16.83%) Data Scientist
3 77 (15.43%) Java Developer
4 74 (14.83%) Analyst
5 49 (9.82%) Software Engineer
6 48 (9.62%) Software Developer
7 40 (8.02%) Junior
8 37 (7.41%) Graduate
8 37 (7.41%) C# Developer
9 35 (7.01%) C++ Developer
10 33 (6.61%) Junior Developer
11 31 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
12 30 (6.01%) Senior Developer
13 29 (5.81%) Quantitative Developer
14 28 (5.61%) Data Analyst
15 20 (4.01%) Senior Java Developer
16 19 (3.81%) IT Support
16 19 (3.81%) Python Developer
17 18 (3.61%) Junior C++ Developer
18 16 (3.21%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.62%) .NET
2 20 (4.01%) WinForms
3 19 (3.81%) ASP.NET
4 18 (3.61%) XML
4 18 (3.61%) Swing
4 18 (3.61%) Software Packaging
5 17 (3.41%) REST
5 17 (3.41%) Spring
6 16 (3.21%) Java SE
6 16 (3.21%) Cascading
7 14 (2.81%) JSON
8 13 (2.61%) Pandas
8 13 (2.61%) J2SE
9 12 (2.40%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.40%) SciPy
9 12 (2.40%) NumPy
10 11 (2.20%) D3.js
11 10 (2.00%) HTML
11 10 (2.00%) Web Services
12 9 (1.80%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 190 (38.08%) Computer Science
2 139 (27.86%) Algorithms
3 132 (26.45%) Mathematics
4 80 (16.03%) Statistics
5 76 (15.23%) Physics
6 68 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
7 52 (10.42%) Hedge funds
8 49 (9.82%) Visualisation
9 42 (8.42%) Artificial Intelligence
10 31 (6.21%) Data Structures
11 24 (4.81%) Open Source
12 19 (3.81%) Economics
13 16 (3.21%) Fixed Income
13 16 (3.21%) Life Science
14 15 (3.01%) Derivative
15 13 (2.61%) GIS
15 13 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (2.40%) 3D Graphics
16 12 (2.40%) Informatics
17 11 (2.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 74 (14.83%) Linux
2 53 (10.62%) Windows
3 18 (3.61%) Windows 7
3 18 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (2.61%) UNIX
5 9 (1.80%) Android
6 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (1.60%) Windows XP
6 8 (1.60%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (34.67%) Software Engineering
2 148 (29.66%) Analytics
3 120 (24.05%) OO
4 97 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (13.03%) Data Analysis
6 62 (12.42%) Machine Learning
7 45 (9.02%) Statistical Modelling
8 40 (8.02%) OOD
9 38 (7.62%) TDD
10 36 (7.21%) Scrum
10 36 (7.21%) Multithreading
11 34 (6.81%) MapReduce
12 28 (5.61%) Econometrics
13 27 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (4.81%) Bayesian Methods
15 20 (4.01%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (4.01%) Predictive Analytics
16 19 (3.81%) Algorithmic Trading
17 18 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
17 18 (3.61%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 229 (45.89%) Java
2 158 (31.66%) C++
3 151 (30.26%) Python
4 132 (26.45%) SQL
5 125 (25.05%) R
6 110 (22.04%) C#
7 49 (9.82%) JavaScript
8 39 (7.82%) Scala
9 38 (7.62%) Perl
10 36 (7.21%) MATLAB
11 34 (6.81%) C
12 18 (3.61%) PowerShell
13 17 (3.41%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.61%) Ruby
15 11 (2.20%) T-SQL
16 9 (1.80%) Fortran
16 9 (1.80%) VBA
17 8 (1.60%) Assembly Language
18 7 (1.40%) Objective-C
19 6 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 245 (49.10%) Degree
2 10 (2.00%) MBA
3 5 (1.00%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
5 2 (0.40%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.20%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.40%) Basel II
System Software
1 27 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.21%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.61%) VMware ESX
3 18 (3.61%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (1.60%) XenApp
4 8 (1.60%) XenServer
5 1 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (1.80%) yum
2 8 (1.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (8.82%) Oracle
2 30 (6.01%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.41%) VMware
4 8 (1.60%) Cisco
4 8 (1.60%) HP
4 8 (1.60%) EMC
4 8 (1.60%) Citrix
4 8 (1.60%) Tableau
4 8 (1.60%) Veeam
4 8 (1.60%) Polycom
4 8 (1.60%) IronPort
5 7 (1.40%) Google
6 6 (1.20%) ESRI
7 5 (1.00%) Greenplum
7 5 (1.00%) Hortonworks
7 5 (1.00%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.00%) Teradata
7 5 (1.00%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.00%) Juniper
7 5 (1.00%) IBM
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Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 70k per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Colston Consulting
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £29,000 to £35,0000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DataSciences Consulting
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jonathan Garth
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pharma Division
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Options
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Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum
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Salt
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Salt
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, comprehensive benefits
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Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salt
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus, comprehensive benefits
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