The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 319 422 362
Rank change year-on-year
+103 -60
Permanent jobs citing PhD 378 189 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.43% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 1.70% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 322 148 283
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -17.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £78,250 £101,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11987 11148 12719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.06% 25.18% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9619 9010 11054
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +44 111 £70,000 +21.73% 11
Teddington -2 23 £31,000 -17.33%
Chessington - 13 £47,500 -
New Malden - 11 £27,500 -
Surbiton - 11 £47,500 - 1
Wimbledon - 11 £27,500 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £95,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 435 (58.78%) Java
2 374 (50.54%) Computer Science
3 346 (46.76%) Degree
4 342 (46.22%) Mathematics
5 274 (37.03%) C++
6 237 (32.03%) Python
7 226 (30.54%) Physics
8 219 (29.59%) Finance
9 206 (27.84%) Software Engineering
10 192 (25.95%) Analytics
11 176 (23.78%) Big Data
11 176 (23.78%) Hadoop
11 176 (23.78%) R
12 167 (22.57%) OO
13 160 (21.62%) SQL
14 143 (19.32%) MATLAB
15 140 (18.92%) Statistics
16 128 (17.30%) C#
16 128 (17.30%) Linux
17 120 (16.22%) Scala
18 107 (14.46%) MapReduce
19 104 (14.05%) Data Mining
20 93 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
21 90 (12.16%) Visualisation
22 78 (10.54%) Machine Learning
23 71 (9.59%) Windows
24 70 (9.46%) Data Analysis
25 65 (8.78%) Economics
26 63 (8.51%) Mahout
27 61 (8.24%) Artificial Intelligence

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 60 (8.11%) SAS
2 29 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.65%) Apache Pig
4 21 (2.84%) Tornado
5 10 (1.35%) Apache
6 5 (0.68%) Apache Solr
6 5 (0.68%) Lync
6 5 (0.68%) Node.js
7 4 (0.54%) Mule
7 4 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.14%) WordPress
10 1 (0.14%) Drupal
Applications
1 56 (7.57%) SPSS
2 38 (5.14%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.32%) CPLEX
4 26 (3.51%) MS Office
5 14 (1.89%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.95%) Stata
7 6 (0.81%) S-PLUS
8 5 (0.68%) Weka
9 4 (0.54%) NASTRAN
10 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.49%) GitHub
2 9 (1.22%) ElastiCache
3 5 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.05%) HTTP
2 15 (2.03%) Internet
3 9 (1.22%) Broadband
4 8 (1.08%) SAN
5 6 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.27%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.27%) VoIP
6 2 (0.27%) VPN
6 2 (0.27%) DNS
6 2 (0.27%) DHCP
6 2 (0.27%) RTP
6 2 (0.27%) SS7
6 2 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.14%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) DVB
7 1 (0.14%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (23.78%) Big Data
1 176 (23.78%) Hadoop
2 104 (14.05%) Data Mining
3 63 (8.51%) Mahout
4 49 (6.62%) NoSQL
5 42 (5.68%) MySQL
6 41 (5.54%) Relational Database
7 31 (4.19%) Apache Hive
8 29 (3.92%) MongoDB
9 21 (2.84%) Redis
10 17 (2.30%) SQL Server
10 17 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (2.16%) CouchDB
12 13 (1.76%) Text Mining
13 11 (1.49%) Cognos Impromptu
14 9 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.81%) SQLite
16 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
16 5 (0.68%) Base SAS
16 5 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 23 (3.11%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 16 (2.16%) JUnit
4 15 (2.03%) Mercurial
4 15 (2.03%) Maven
5 14 (1.89%) Subversion
6 9 (1.22%) Ant
7 8 (1.08%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.68%) Gradle
8 5 (0.68%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.41%) YourKit
9 3 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 219 (29.59%) Finance
2 59 (7.97%) Games
3 49 (6.62%) Front Office
4 40 (5.41%) Banking
5 39 (5.27%) Retail
6 37 (5.00%) Marketing
7 29 (3.92%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.97%) Advertising
9 11 (1.49%) Publishing
10 9 (1.22%) Legal
10 9 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.22%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.08%) Law
12 6 (0.81%) Electronics
12 6 (0.81%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.41%) French Language
15 2 (0.27%) Automotive
16 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 336 (45.41%) Developer
2 149 (20.14%) Java Developer
3 142 (19.19%) Data Scientist
4 88 (11.89%) Analyst
5 83 (11.22%) Software Developer
6 74 (10.00%) Graduate
7 60 (8.11%) Software Engineer
8 58 (7.84%) C++ Developer
9 50 (6.76%) Statistician
10 43 (5.81%) Research Engineer
11 42 (5.68%) Senior Developer
12 40 (5.41%) Python Developer
13 36 (4.86%) Quantitative Analyst
14 33 (4.46%) C++ Software Developer
15 27 (3.65%) C# Developer
16 24 (3.24%) IT Support
17 23 (3.11%) Research Scientist
18 22 (2.97%) Java Software Developer
19 21 (2.84%) Support Analyst
19 21 (2.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (14.46%) MapReduce
2 57 (7.70%) .NET
3 37 (5.00%) NumPy
4 33 (4.46%) XML
5 29 (3.92%) Web Services
6 27 (3.65%) ASP.NET
6 27 (3.65%) HTML
7 26 (3.51%) CSS
7 26 (3.51%) OpenGL
8 24 (3.24%) Software Packaging
9 23 (3.11%) Natural Language Processing
9 23 (3.11%) SciPy
10 21 (2.84%) Hibernate
11 19 (2.57%) Qt
11 19 (2.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 18 (2.43%) RESTful
12 18 (2.43%) XSLT
13 17 (2.30%) JSON
14 16 (2.16%) Java SE
14 16 (2.16%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 374 (50.54%) Computer Science
2 342 (46.22%) Mathematics
3 226 (30.54%) Physics
4 140 (18.92%) Statistics
5 90 (12.16%) Visualisation
6 65 (8.78%) Economics
7 61 (8.24%) Artificial Intelligence
8 57 (7.70%) Hedge funds
9 50 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 41 (5.54%) Applied Mathematics
11 35 (4.73%) Derivative
12 33 (4.46%) 3D Graphics
13 28 (3.78%) Neural Network
13 28 (3.78%) Equities
13 28 (3.78%) Digital Media
14 20 (2.70%) GIS
15 18 (2.43%) Fixed Income
16 15 (2.03%) CUDA
17 11 (1.49%) Online Games
18 9 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 128 (17.30%) Linux
2 71 (9.59%) Windows
3 27 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (3.38%) UNIX
5 24 (3.24%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.57%) Android
7 10 (1.35%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.54%) Debian
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (27.84%) Software Engineering
2 192 (25.95%) Analytics
3 167 (22.57%) OO
4 93 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
5 78 (10.54%) Machine Learning
6 70 (9.46%) Data Analysis
7 54 (7.30%) TDD
8 51 (6.89%) Multithreading
9 48 (6.49%) Predictive Modelling
10 47 (6.35%) OOD
11 43 (5.81%) Data Modelling
12 38 (5.14%) Algorithmic Trading
13 36 (4.86%) Cluster Analysis
14 35 (4.73%) Unit Testing
15 34 (4.59%) Business Analysis
15 34 (4.59%) Logistic Regression
16 30 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (4.05%) Big Data Analytics
17 27 (3.65%) Statistical Analysis
18 25 (3.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 435 (58.78%) Java
2 274 (37.03%) C++
3 237 (32.03%) Python
4 176 (23.78%) R
5 160 (21.62%) SQL
6 143 (19.32%) MATLAB
7 128 (17.30%) C#
8 120 (16.22%) Scala
9 61 (8.24%) Perl
10 59 (7.97%) JavaScript
11 49 (6.62%) C
12 33 (4.46%) Ruby
12 33 (4.46%) PowerShell
13 30 (4.05%) Clojure
14 23 (3.11%) VB.NET
15 21 (2.84%) Erlang
15 21 (2.84%) Bash Shell
16 17 (2.30%) VBA
17 14 (1.89%) PHP
18 13 (1.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 346 (46.76%) Degree
2 7 (0.95%) MBA
2 7 (0.95%) DV Cleared
2 7 (0.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.54%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.27%) PMP
4 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.81%) QA
2 3 (0.41%) IAS 39
2 3 (0.41%) Basel III
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 29 (3.92%) Active Directory
1 29 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.24%) VMware ESX
2 24 (3.24%) VMware Workstation
3 5 (0.68%) XenApp
4 3 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (0.41%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.54%) YUM
1 4 (0.54%) Puppet
1 4 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (7.97%) Oracle
2 34 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.92%) VMware
4 11 (1.49%) Google
5 9 (1.22%) JBoss
5 9 (1.22%) Zend
6 6 (0.81%) TIBCO
6 6 (0.81%) Bloomberg
6 6 (0.81%) Tableau
7 5 (0.68%) Palantir
7 5 (0.68%) Cisco
7 5 (0.68%) SunGard
7 5 (0.68%) HP
7 5 (0.68%) EMC
7 5 (0.68%) Citrix
7 5 (0.68%) Veeam
7 5 (0.68%) Polycom
8 4 (0.54%) Sybase
9 3 (0.41%) Talend
9 3 (0.41%) LexisNexis
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £200000 per annum - Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + 25 days holiday + share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Paribus Global Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £32-£42K. DOE + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + share options + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bonus, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 27,000 - 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens - bonus, flexi time, more
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + be - trips, food +
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + be - 20% bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / Shares / Training
Posted: 6 days ago