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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 393 350 414
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +64
Permanent jobs citing PhD 266 366 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.75% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 2.90% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 236 325 175
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
11205 12623 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.82% 25.79% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9179 10272 8964
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +33 70 £56,250 -10.00% 9
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 263 (46.55%) Computer Science
2 256 (45.31%) Degree
3 249 (44.07%) Java
4 224 (39.65%) Python
5 203 (35.93%) Analytics
6 197 (34.87%) Finance
7 190 (33.63%) Software Engineering
8 189 (33.45%) C++
9 185 (32.74%) SQL
10 166 (29.38%) Algorithms
11 156 (27.61%) Big Data
12 152 (26.90%) R
13 149 (26.37%) Mathematics
14 133 (23.54%) C#
15 119 (21.06%) Analytical Skills
16 117 (20.71%) Statistics
17 105 (18.58%) Machine Learning
18 103 (18.23%) OO
19 100 (17.70%) Linux
20 93 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
21 74 (13.10%) Data Mining
21 74 (13.10%) SAS
21 74 (13.10%) Physics
22 73 (12.92%) Hedge funds
22 73 (12.92%) Hadoop
23 67 (11.86%) Windows
24 66 (11.68%) Oracle
24 66 (11.68%) Visualisation
25 65 (11.50%) JavaScript
26 60 (10.62%) Data Analysis

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 74 (13.10%) SAS
2 28 (4.96%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.30%) Node.js
4 11 (1.95%) Lync
4 11 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (1.77%) Apache Pig
6 8 (1.42%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.24%) Apache Solr
8 6 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.53%) JBoss
10 2 (0.35%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Moodle
11 1 (0.18%) Mule
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (6.90%) SPSS
1 39 (6.90%) MS Office
2 35 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.95%) Weka
4 8 (1.42%) Stata
5 5 (0.88%) Mathematica
5 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.53%) CPLEX
7 2 (0.35%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (2.30%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.53%) SaaS
6 2 (0.35%) IaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.19%) Broadband
2 15 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 13 (2.30%) SAN
3 13 (2.30%) DHCP
3 13 (2.30%) DNS
3 13 (2.30%) Firewall
4 11 (1.95%) HTTP
4 11 (1.95%) VPN
4 11 (1.95%) VoIP
4 11 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (0.88%) Wireless
6 4 (0.71%) Internet
7 2 (0.35%) DVB
8 1 (0.18%) SMTP
8 1 (0.18%) WAN
8 1 (0.18%) LAN
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.18%) NAS
8 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (27.61%) Big Data
2 74 (13.10%) Data Mining
3 73 (12.92%) Hadoop
4 42 (7.43%) NoSQL
5 29 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 26 (4.60%) MongoDB
7 25 (4.42%) MySQL
8 20 (3.54%) SQL Server
9 14 (2.48%) Apache Hive
9 14 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.30%) Mahout
11 11 (1.95%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 10 (1.77%) Base SAS
12 10 (1.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 10 (1.77%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 9 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.42%) Redis
15 7 (1.24%) OLTP
15 7 (1.24%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (3.72%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.83%) Mercurial
3 10 (1.77%) Subversion
4 6 (1.06%) JUnit
5 4 (0.71%) Maven
6 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.35%) Grunt
7 2 (0.35%) Gradle
7 2 (0.35%) JIRA
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.18%) Mockito
8 1 (0.18%) LLVM
8 1 (0.18%) Bower
General
1 197 (34.87%) Finance
2 45 (7.96%) Banking
3 40 (7.08%) Marketing
4 38 (6.73%) Front Office
5 28 (4.96%) Games
6 20 (3.54%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.83%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.77%) Retail
10 7 (1.24%) Wholesale Banking
11 6 (1.06%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Electronics
13 3 (0.53%) Automotive
13 3 (0.53%) Law
13 3 (0.53%) Back Office
13 3 (0.53%) Japanese Language
13 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.53%) French Language
14 2 (0.35%) International Banking
14 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 225 (39.82%) Developer
2 115 (20.35%) Data Scientist
3 57 (10.09%) Java Developer
3 57 (10.09%) C# Developer
4 51 (9.03%) Analyst
5 50 (8.85%) Junior
6 49 (8.67%) Software Engineer
7 39 (6.90%) Graduate
8 36 (6.37%) Python Developer
8 36 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (6.19%) C++ Developer
9 35 (6.19%) Software Developer
10 29 (5.13%) Junior Developer
11 24 (4.25%) Consultant
11 24 (4.25%) Senior Developer
12 22 (3.89%) Quantitative Developer
13 20 (3.54%) IT Support
14 19 (3.36%) Support Analyst
15 17 (3.01%) IT Support Analyst
15 17 (3.01%) Graduate Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.38%) .NET
2 31 (5.49%) NumPy
2 31 (5.49%) Pandas
3 27 (4.78%) SciPy
4 23 (4.07%) D3.js
5 22 (3.89%) Natural Language Processing
6 19 (3.36%) Matplotlib
6 19 (3.36%) Highcharts JS
7 18 (3.19%) jQuery
7 18 (3.19%) Pyramid
8 17 (3.01%) ASP.NET
8 17 (3.01%) Software Packaging
9 15 (2.65%) WPF
10 14 (2.48%) RESTful
10 14 (2.48%) OpenGL
10 14 (2.48%) XML
11 13 (2.30%) Web Services
11 13 (2.30%) WinForms
12 11 (1.95%) CSS
12 11 (1.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 263 (46.55%) Computer Science
2 166 (29.38%) Algorithms
3 149 (26.37%) Mathematics
4 119 (21.06%) Analytical Skills
5 117 (20.71%) Statistics
6 74 (13.10%) Physics
7 73 (12.92%) Hedge funds
8 66 (11.68%) Visualisation
9 47 (8.32%) Artificial Intelligence
10 43 (7.61%) Data Structures
11 27 (4.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 25 (4.42%) Derivative
13 16 (2.83%) User Experience
14 15 (2.65%) Fixed Income
15 12 (2.12%) Economics
16 11 (1.95%) Applied Mathematics
17 9 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
18 8 (1.42%) Data Integration
18 8 (1.42%) Management Information System
19 7 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 100 (17.70%) Linux
2 67 (11.86%) Windows
3 27 (4.78%) UNIX
4 19 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (3.19%) Android
5 18 (3.19%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.95%) Windows XP
7 11 (1.95%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (35.93%) Analytics
2 190 (33.63%) Software Engineering
3 105 (18.58%) Machine Learning
4 103 (18.23%) OO
5 93 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (10.62%) Data Analysis
7 54 (9.56%) Statistical Modelling
8 42 (7.43%) OOD
9 40 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (6.73%) TDD
11 36 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (6.19%) MapReduce
12 35 (6.19%) Predictive Analytics
13 32 (5.66%) Algorithmic Trading
14 31 (5.49%) Refactoring
15 30 (5.31%) Web Development
16 29 (5.13%) Customer Segmentation
17 28 (4.96%) Unit Testing
18 27 (4.78%) Bayesian Methods
19 26 (4.60%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 249 (44.07%) Java
2 224 (39.65%) Python
3 189 (33.45%) C++
4 185 (32.74%) SQL
5 152 (26.90%) R
6 133 (23.54%) C#
7 65 (11.50%) JavaScript
8 59 (10.44%) MATLAB
9 41 (7.26%) Scala
10 39 (6.90%) Perl
11 30 (5.31%) Ruby
12 28 (4.96%) C
13 17 (3.01%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.83%) VBA
15 14 (2.48%) PL/SQL
16 10 (1.77%) PHP
16 10 (1.77%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.24%) Objective-C
18 6 (1.06%) Clojure
19 3 (0.53%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 256 (45.31%) Degree
2 12 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.77%) CCNA
3 10 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.59%) MBA
4 9 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (1.42%) CCNP
5 8 (1.42%) MCSA
5 8 (1.42%) MCP
6 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) PMP
6 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) RHCE
7 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CISSP
7 1 (0.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.77%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) Basel II
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.18%) Basel III
System Software
1 31 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (5.31%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.36%) VMware ESX
3 19 (3.36%) VMware Workstation
4 11 (1.95%) XenApp
4 11 (1.95%) XenServer
5 10 (1.77%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) HDFS
6 2 (0.35%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) Squid
7 1 (0.18%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 12 (2.12%) OPNET
2 11 (1.95%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
3 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.18%) yum
3 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 66 (11.68%) Oracle
2 39 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.49%) VMware
4 18 (3.19%) Tableau
5 17 (3.01%) Google
6 13 (2.30%) Cisco
6 13 (2.30%) EMC
7 11 (1.95%) Citrix
7 11 (1.95%) HP
7 11 (1.95%) Veeam
7 11 (1.95%) IronPort
7 11 (1.95%) Polycom
8 7 (1.24%) ESRI
8 7 (1.24%) Hortonworks
8 7 (1.24%) Cloudera
8 7 (1.24%) Greenplum
9 6 (1.06%) Teradata
9 6 (1.06%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.88%) i2
11 4 (0.71%) Facebook
London
Computer People
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + e
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £105000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits and relocation
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus (50% - 100%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £27500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £95,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Bonuses, Benefits and C
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hunter Macdonald Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k-£110k+ excellent benefits and extensive career progression opport
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £500 - £800 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £100000 per annum, Benefits Huge Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago