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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 357 336 408
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +72
Permanent jobs citing PhD 319 367 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.74% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 2.92% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 288 325 197
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £95,000 £110,000
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
11619 12572 11881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.10% 25.46% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9544 10200 9681
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +29 72 £55,000 - 14
Teddington -4 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £35,000 -
Surbiton - 3 £35,000 -
Chessington - 3 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £24,500 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 266 (47.00%) Degree
2 246 (43.46%) Java
3 243 (42.93%) Computer Science
4 210 (37.10%) Python
5 206 (36.40%) Analytics
6 200 (35.34%) Software Engineering
7 184 (32.51%) Finance
8 178 (31.45%) C++
9 173 (30.57%) SQL
10 169 (29.86%) Algorithms
11 160 (28.27%) R
12 151 (26.68%) Big Data
13 132 (23.32%) Mathematics
14 127 (22.44%) C#
15 107 (18.90%) OO
16 102 (18.02%) Statistics
17 93 (16.43%) Machine Learning
17 93 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
18 92 (16.25%) Linux
19 91 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
20 72 (12.72%) SAS
21 71 (12.54%) Data Mining
21 71 (12.54%) Data Analysis
22 70 (12.37%) Hadoop
23 69 (12.19%) Hedge funds
24 66 (11.66%) Windows
25 63 (11.13%) Visualisation
26 62 (10.95%) Physics
27 61 (10.78%) JavaScript
28 60 (10.60%) Oracle

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (12.72%) SAS
2 26 (4.59%) MS Exchange
3 11 (1.94%) Apache Pig
3 11 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.77%) Node.js
5 8 (1.41%) Lync
5 8 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.88%) Mule
6 5 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.35%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) CMS
8 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.18%) Moodle
8 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (7.42%) SPSS
2 36 (6.36%) MS Excel
3 30 (5.30%) MS Office
4 17 (3.00%) Weka
5 8 (1.41%) Stata
6 6 (1.06%) Mathematica
7 5 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.35%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.18%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 13 (2.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.18%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.12%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.94%) Firewall
3 10 (1.77%) DNS
3 10 (1.77%) SAN
3 10 (1.77%) DHCP
3 10 (1.77%) Broadband
4 9 (1.59%) HTTP
5 8 (1.41%) VPN
5 8 (1.41%) VoIP
5 8 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (1.06%) Wireless
7 3 (0.53%) Internet
8 2 (0.35%) DVB
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
9 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.18%) WAN
9 1 (0.18%) SMTP
9 1 (0.18%) LAN
9 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (26.68%) Big Data
2 71 (12.54%) Data Mining
3 70 (12.37%) Hadoop
4 41 (7.24%) NoSQL
5 29 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 26 (4.59%) Relational Database
7 23 (4.06%) SQL Server
8 19 (3.36%) MySQL
9 18 (3.18%) Mahout
10 14 (2.47%) Apache Hive
11 10 (1.77%) Redis
11 10 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 10 (1.77%) Base SAS
11 10 (1.77%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 10 (1.77%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 10 (1.77%) OLTP
11 10 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.59%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.24%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.30%) Mercurial
3 7 (1.24%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.06%) Subversion
5 4 (0.71%) Gradle
6 3 (0.53%) JUnit
6 3 (0.53%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.35%) JIRA
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.18%) Grunt
8 1 (0.18%) Maven
8 1 (0.18%) Mockito
8 1 (0.18%) LLVM
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 184 (32.51%) Finance
2 52 (9.19%) Banking
3 38 (6.71%) Marketing
4 37 (6.54%) Front Office
5 26 (4.59%) Games
6 21 (3.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (3.71%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.12%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.77%) Retail
8 10 (1.77%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.24%) Back Office
10 6 (1.06%) Wholesale Banking
11 4 (0.71%) French Language
11 4 (0.71%) Electronics
11 4 (0.71%) Law
12 3 (0.53%) Automotive
12 3 (0.53%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 225 (39.75%) Developer
2 118 (20.85%) Data Scientist
3 67 (11.84%) Analyst
4 59 (10.42%) Java Developer
5 55 (9.72%) Software Engineer
6 52 (9.19%) C# Developer
7 44 (7.77%) Junior
8 43 (7.60%) Software Developer
9 42 (7.42%) Graduate
10 37 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
11 35 (6.18%) C++ Developer
11 35 (6.18%) Python Developer
12 29 (5.12%) Junior Developer
13 24 (4.24%) Quantitative Developer
13 24 (4.24%) Senior Developer
14 23 (4.06%) Data Analyst
15 21 (3.71%) Consultant
15 21 (3.71%) IT Support
16 20 (3.53%) Support Analyst
17 18 (3.18%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (9.89%) .NET
2 32 (5.65%) Pandas
3 30 (5.30%) NumPy
4 28 (4.95%) SciPy
5 22 (3.89%) D3.js
6 20 (3.53%) Highcharts JS
6 20 (3.53%) Natural Language Processing
6 20 (3.53%) Matplotlib
7 18 (3.18%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.18%) Software Packaging
8 16 (2.83%) XML
8 16 (2.83%) Cascading
9 15 (2.65%) WinForms
10 14 (2.47%) Pyramid
10 14 (2.47%) jQuery
11 13 (2.30%) WPF
12 12 (2.12%) OpenGL
13 11 (1.94%) Java SE
14 10 (1.77%) Web Services
14 10 (1.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 243 (42.93%) Computer Science
2 169 (29.86%) Algorithms
3 132 (23.32%) Mathematics
4 102 (18.02%) Statistics
5 93 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (12.19%) Hedge funds
7 63 (11.13%) Visualisation
8 62 (10.95%) Physics
9 48 (8.48%) Artificial Intelligence
10 39 (6.89%) Data Structures
11 25 (4.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 24 (4.24%) Open Source
13 22 (3.89%) Derivative
14 14 (2.47%) Fixed Income
15 13 (2.30%) User Experience
16 12 (2.12%) Economics
17 10 (1.77%) Life Science
18 8 (1.41%) Applied Mathematics
18 8 (1.41%) Informatics
18 8 (1.41%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 92 (16.25%) Linux
2 66 (11.66%) Windows
3 21 (3.71%) UNIX
4 20 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (3.36%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.30%) Android
7 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.41%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.41%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.53%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (36.40%) Analytics
2 200 (35.34%) Software Engineering
3 107 (18.90%) OO
4 93 (16.43%) Machine Learning
5 91 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (12.54%) Data Analysis
7 59 (10.42%) Statistical Modelling
8 42 (7.42%) OOD
9 41 (7.24%) MapReduce
10 40 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
11 39 (6.89%) TDD
12 35 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (6.01%) Predictive Analytics
14 31 (5.48%) Web Development
15 28 (4.95%) Refactoring
15 28 (4.95%) Scrum
15 28 (4.95%) Data Analytics
15 28 (4.95%) Bayesian Methods
16 27 (4.77%) Algorithmic Trading
17 25 (4.42%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 246 (43.46%) Java
2 210 (37.10%) Python
3 178 (31.45%) C++
4 173 (30.57%) SQL
5 160 (28.27%) R
6 127 (22.44%) C#
7 61 (10.78%) JavaScript
8 52 (9.19%) MATLAB
9 46 (8.13%) Perl
10 43 (7.60%) Scala
11 31 (5.48%) C
12 23 (4.06%) Ruby
13 18 (3.18%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.83%) VBA
15 13 (2.30%) PL/SQL
16 11 (1.94%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.59%) PHP
18 7 (1.24%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.88%) Fortran
19 5 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 266 (47.00%) Degree
2 10 (1.77%) MBA
3 9 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.24%) CCNA
4 7 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (0.88%) MCP
6 5 (0.88%) MCSA
6 5 (0.88%) CCNP
7 2 (0.35%) PMP
7 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) VCP5
8 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.18%) MCSE
8 1 (0.18%) CISSP
8 1 (0.18%) RHCE
8 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) Basel II
System Software
1 29 (5.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 20 (3.53%) VMware ESX
3 20 (3.53%) VMware Workstation
4 8 (1.41%) XenApp
4 8 (1.41%) XenServer
5 7 (1.24%) vSphere
6 2 (0.35%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) Squid
7 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.18%) pfSense
7 1 (0.18%) HDFS
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.41%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.24%) OPNET
3 5 (0.88%) yum
3 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.18%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (10.60%) Oracle
2 38 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.12%) VMware
4 19 (3.36%) Google
5 18 (3.18%) Tableau
6 10 (1.77%) Cisco
6 10 (1.77%) EMC
7 8 (1.41%) Citrix
7 8 (1.41%) HP
7 8 (1.41%) ESRI
7 8 (1.41%) IronPort
7 8 (1.41%) Greenplum
7 8 (1.41%) Polycom
7 8 (1.41%) Veeam
7 8 (1.41%) Hortonworks
7 8 (1.41%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.06%) Teradata
8 6 (1.06%) i2
8 6 (1.06%) Business Objects
9 5 (0.88%) IBM
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