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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / London
Rank 254 312 376
Rank change year-on-year
+58 +64
Permanent jobs citing PhD 401 399 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.20% 0.98% 0.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 3.80% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 341 360 270
Median salary £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £115,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%

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
7864 10513 10856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.47% 25.90% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6368 8776 8814
Median salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +37 90 £110,000 +57.14% 13
West End of London +14 11 £40,000 - 5
Hammersmith -9 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Wimbledon - 1 £65,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 407 (53.84%) Computer Science
2 373 (49.34%) Degree
3 363 (48.02%) Mathematics
4 329 (43.52%) Python
5 307 (40.61%) Machine Learning
6 237 (31.35%) Finance
7 214 (28.31%) Big Data
8 207 (27.38%) R
9 205 (27.12%) Statistics
10 204 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
11 192 (25.40%) Java
12 189 (25.00%) SQL
13 187 (24.74%) Analytics
14 184 (24.34%) C++
15 180 (23.81%) Algorithms
16 132 (17.46%) Apache Spark
17 113 (14.95%) Software Engineering
17 113 (14.95%) Physics
18 103 (13.62%) Hadoop
19 102 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
20 100 (13.23%) Scala
21 86 (11.38%) Advertising
22 82 (10.85%) C
23 77 (10.19%) Marketing
24 76 (10.05%) C#
24 76 (10.05%) Mentoring
25 73 (9.66%) Postgraduate
25 73 (9.66%) NoSQL
26 71 (9.39%) Linux
27 69 (9.13%) Data Mining

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
1 132 (17.46%) Apache Spark
2 54 (7.14%) SAS
3 46 (6.08%) Apache
4 12 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.79%) Confluence
7 5 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.66%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (4.23%) SPSS
2 19 (2.51%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.72%) Stata
4 12 (1.59%) EViews
5 11 (1.46%) MS Office
6 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.26%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.26%) Gephi
7 2 (0.26%) SPSS Modeler
8 1 (0.13%) Maple
8 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.26%) SAP FS
1 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.38%) SaaS
3 16 (2.12%) Yammer
4 14 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.53%) Heroku
7 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.46%) DSL
2 10 (1.32%) ADSL
2 10 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (1.32%) DHCP
2 10 (1.32%) DNS
2 10 (1.32%) Firewall
2 10 (1.32%) SAN
2 10 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.32%) VoIP
2 10 (1.32%) VPN
3 9 (1.19%) ATM
4 2 (0.26%) Internet
5 1 (0.13%) DVB
5 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (28.31%) Big Data
2 103 (13.62%) Hadoop
3 73 (9.66%) NoSQL
4 69 (9.13%) Data Mining
5 40 (5.29%) MongoDB
6 35 (4.63%) Apache Hive
7 20 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 19 (2.51%) SQL Server
9 17 (2.25%) Blockchain
10 16 (2.12%) HAWQ
10 16 (2.12%) Sqoop
11 13 (1.72%) KDB
11 13 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 9 (1.19%) MySQL
13 9 (1.19%) QlikView
14 8 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.93%) GIS
15 7 (0.93%) Neo4j
16 6 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 15 (1.98%) Mercurial
3 9 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.66%) JUnit
5 4 (0.53%) FindBugs
5 4 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.53%) Yeoman
6 2 (0.26%) GitLab
6 2 (0.26%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.26%) JIRA
6 2 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.26%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.26%) PhantomJS
6 2 (0.26%) Selenium
7 1 (0.13%) Bower
7 1 (0.13%) Grunt
7 1 (0.13%) NUnit
7 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 237 (31.35%) Finance
2 86 (11.38%) Advertising
3 77 (10.19%) Marketing
4 64 (8.47%) Banking
5 54 (7.14%) Front Office
6 35 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 34 (4.50%) Games
8 28 (3.70%) Manufacturing
9 23 (3.04%) Electronics
10 16 (2.12%) Back Office
11 15 (1.98%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.98%) Law
11 15 (1.98%) Retail
12 13 (1.72%) Automotive
13 9 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.66%) Legal
15 3 (0.40%) Billing
15 3 (0.40%) Publishing
16 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 235 (31.08%) Data Scientist
2 164 (21.69%) Developer
3 87 (11.51%) Senior Data Scientist
4 71 (9.39%) Architect
5 61 (8.07%) Analyst
6 54 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
7 51 (6.75%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 45 (5.95%) C++ Developer
8 45 (5.95%) Software Engineer
9 39 (5.16%) Java Developer
10 31 (4.10%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.70%) Consultant
12 27 (3.57%) Qualitative Analyst
12 27 (3.57%) Quantitative Analyst
13 25 (3.31%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 23 (3.04%) C++ Software Engineer
14 23 (3.04%) Python Developer
14 23 (3.04%) Software Developer
15 22 (2.91%) Analytics Consultant
15 22 (2.91%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 37 (4.89%) Pandas
3 36 (4.76%) HTML
4 33 (4.37%) SciPy
5 32 (4.23%) NumPy
6 30 (3.97%) D3.js
7 29 (3.84%) .NET
7 29 (3.84%) Ajax
8 25 (3.31%) Kafka
9 24 (3.17%) scikit-learn
10 21 (2.78%) Qt
11 20 (2.65%) OpenGL
12 19 (2.51%) .NET Framework
13 17 (2.25%) Matplotlib
13 17 (2.25%) Qt Quick
13 17 (2.25%) WebKit
14 15 (1.98%) Highcharts JS
14 15 (1.98%) Pyramid
15 14 (1.85%) TensorFlow
16 13 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 407 (53.84%) Computer Science
2 204 (26.98%) Analytical Skills
3 180 (23.81%) Algorithms
4 45 (5.95%) Hedge funds
5 43 (5.69%) Fintech
6 35 (4.63%) Derivative
7 25 (3.31%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.91%) 3D Graphics
9 13 (1.72%) Credit Risk
10 11 (1.46%) Fixed Income
10 11 (1.46%) Verilog
10 11 (1.46%) VHDL
11 10 (1.32%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (1.19%) Equities
13 7 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.93%) Grid Computing
13 7 (0.93%) Taxonomies
13 7 (0.93%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.39%) Linux
2 39 (5.16%) Windows
3 33 (4.37%) Unix
4 10 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 10 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (1.32%) Windows XP
5 8 (1.06%) Android
5 8 (1.06%) Ubuntu
6 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (48.02%) Mathematics
2 307 (40.61%) Machine Learning
3 205 (27.12%) Statistics
4 187 (24.74%) Analytics
5 113 (14.95%) Physics
5 113 (14.95%) Software Engineering
6 102 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (10.05%) Mentoring
8 68 (8.99%) Artificial Intelligence
9 66 (8.73%) Data Analytics
10 65 (8.60%) Deep Learning
11 54 (7.14%) Data Analysis
12 47 (6.22%) Visualisation
13 46 (6.08%) OO
14 43 (5.69%) Applied Mathematics
15 42 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
16 41 (5.42%) Data Architecture
16 41 (5.42%) Data Modelling
17 40 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
18 38 (5.03%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 329 (43.52%) Python
2 207 (27.38%) R
3 192 (25.40%) Java
4 189 (25.00%) SQL
5 184 (24.34%) C++
6 100 (13.23%) Scala
7 82 (10.85%) C
8 76 (10.05%) C#
9 49 (6.48%) MATLAB
10 40 (5.29%) JavaScript
11 26 (3.44%) PHP
12 18 (2.38%) F#
12 18 (2.38%) Haskell
13 11 (1.46%) OCaml
14 9 (1.19%) Perl
14 9 (1.19%) VBA
15 6 (0.79%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.79%) Fortran
16 4 (0.53%) Ada
16 4 (0.53%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 373 (49.34%) Degree
2 73 (9.66%) Postgraduate
3 9 (1.19%) MCTS
3 9 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.26%) MBA
5 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.65%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) DO-178B
2 4 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (0.53%) MISRA
2 4 (0.53%) MISRA C
3 3 (0.40%) SNOMED CT
4 2 (0.26%) RMADS
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) IFRS
5 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 17 (2.25%) Apache Flume
1 17 (2.25%) HDFS
2 10 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.32%) XenServer
3 4 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.53%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (1.32%) Backup Exec
1 10 (1.32%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 43 (5.69%) Oracle
2 19 (2.51%) Tableau
3 18 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (1.59%) Apple
5 10 (1.32%) Cisco
5 10 (1.32%) Citrix
5 10 (1.32%) EMC
5 10 (1.32%) HP
5 10 (1.32%) IronPort
5 10 (1.32%) Palo Alto
5 10 (1.32%) Polycom
5 10 (1.32%) Veeam
5 10 (1.32%) VMware
6 8 (1.06%) Google
7 6 (0.79%) IBM
7 6 (0.79%) SAP
8 4 (0.53%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.53%) Hortonworks
8 4 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.40%) RapidMiner
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + be - shares, trips, pens +
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Start-Up Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Start-Up Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Share Options + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £outstanding + top bens
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + Car, Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Healthcare, Bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Intelletec
Salary: From £100,000 to £130,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + 25% Bonus + LTI + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £10000 - £70000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + LTI
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Martin & Conley
Salary: COMPETITIVE SALARY + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago