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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 282 330 436
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +106
Permanent jobs citing PhD 368 381 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.04% 0.87% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.25% 3.36% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 318 313 219
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,750 £110,000 £80,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
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
8656 11348 11516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.46% 25.94% 25.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6982 9211 9407
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 76 £78,750 -21.25% 18
Kingston Upon Thames +3 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Uxbridge - 3 £45,000 -
Chessington -13 2 £37,000 -26.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £200,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 366 (50.55%) Degree
2 362 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 318 (43.92%) Python
4 299 (41.30%) Mathematics
5 296 (40.88%) Machine Learning
6 212 (29.28%) Java
7 208 (28.73%) Statistics
7 208 (28.73%) Analytics
8 196 (27.07%) SQL
9 192 (26.52%) Finance
10 187 (25.83%) Big Data
11 185 (25.55%) C++
12 183 (25.28%) R
12 183 (25.28%) Algorithms
13 151 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
14 123 (16.99%) Software Engineering
15 122 (16.85%) Physics
15 122 (16.85%) Apache Spark
16 114 (15.75%) Hadoop
17 102 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
18 101 (13.95%) Scala
19 80 (11.05%) Marketing
20 76 (10.50%) Data Mining
21 74 (10.22%) Artificial Intelligence
22 73 (10.08%) C#
22 73 (10.08%) Data Analytics
23 69 (9.53%) Banking
24 65 (8.98%) Visualisation
25 60 (8.29%) C
26 59 (8.15%) OO

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
1 122 (16.85%) Apache Spark
2 54 (7.46%) SAS
3 52 (7.18%) Apache
4 20 (2.76%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (1.38%) MS Exchange
5 10 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.69%) Confluence
7 5 (0.69%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.41%) IIS
8 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (4.01%) SPSS
2 14 (1.93%) MS Office
3 13 (1.80%) MS Excel
4 7 (0.97%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.69%) EViews
6 4 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.41%) Maple
8 2 (0.28%) CPLEX
8 2 (0.28%) Gephi
8 2 (0.28%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (1.93%) SAP FS
2 2 (0.28%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 10 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (1.10%) Heroku
5 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.97%) SaaS
6 6 (0.83%) Yammer
7 5 (0.69%) GitHub
8 4 (0.55%) iTunes
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.52%) Firewall
3 10 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (1.38%) DHCP
3 10 (1.38%) DNS
3 10 (1.38%) SAN
3 10 (1.38%) VoIP
3 10 (1.38%) VPN
4 9 (1.24%) HTTP
5 8 (1.10%) DSL
5 8 (1.10%) Internet
6 7 (0.97%) ADSL
7 4 (0.55%) ATM
7 4 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.41%) SNMP
9 2 (0.28%) DVB
10 1 (0.14%) LAN
10 1 (0.14%) SSL
10 1 (0.14%) WAN
10 1 (0.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (25.83%) Big Data
2 114 (15.75%) Hadoop
3 76 (10.50%) Data Mining
4 50 (6.91%) NoSQL
5 35 (4.83%) MongoDB
6 32 (4.42%) Apache Hive
7 28 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (2.62%) MySQL
9 19 (2.62%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.35%) SQL Server
11 13 (1.80%) GIS
12 12 (1.66%) Neo4j
13 10 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 9 (1.24%) QlikView
15 8 (1.10%) Impala
15 8 (1.10%) Mahout
16 7 (0.97%) KDB
17 6 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
18 5 (0.69%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 16 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.52%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.10%) Yeoman
4 6 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.69%) JIRA
6 4 (0.55%) FindBugs
6 4 (0.55%) Mercurial
7 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.41%) Selenium
7 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.28%) GitLab
8 2 (0.28%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.28%) Maven
8 2 (0.28%) PhantomJS
8 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
General
1 192 (26.52%) Finance
2 80 (11.05%) Marketing
3 69 (9.53%) Banking
4 44 (6.08%) Telecoms
5 43 (5.94%) Advertising
6 41 (5.66%) Front Office
7 39 (5.39%) Games
8 34 (4.70%) Manufacturing
9 22 (3.04%) Electronics
10 19 (2.62%) Retail
11 18 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (2.35%) Publishing
13 14 (1.93%) Billing
14 13 (1.80%) Law
15 9 (1.24%) Back Office
16 7 (0.97%) Automotive
16 7 (0.97%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.69%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 234 (32.32%) Data Scientist
2 196 (27.07%) Developer
3 92 (12.71%) Senior Data Scientist
4 76 (10.50%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 72 (9.94%) Java Developer
6 60 (8.29%) C++ Developer
7 57 (7.87%) Analyst
8 46 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 37 (5.11%) C# Developer
10 33 (4.56%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.14%) Architect
12 28 (3.87%) Software Developer
13 26 (3.59%) Senior Java Developer
14 24 (3.31%) Consultant
15 23 (3.18%) Data Engineer
16 22 (3.04%) Analytics Manager
16 22 (3.04%) C++ Software Developer
16 22 (3.04%) Qualitative Analyst
16 22 (3.04%) Quantitative Analyst
17 21 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.35%) Natural Language Processing
2 45 (6.22%) .NET
3 43 (5.94%) HTML
4 39 (5.39%) scikit-learn
5 35 (4.83%) Ajax
6 32 (4.42%) NumPy
7 30 (4.14%) SciPy
8 29 (4.01%) Pandas
9 26 (3.59%) Kafka
10 24 (3.31%) .NET Framework
11 23 (3.18%) Qt
12 22 (3.04%) OpenGL
13 19 (2.62%) J2SE
14 18 (2.49%) D3.js
14 18 (2.49%) Qt Quick
14 18 (2.49%) WebKit
15 16 (2.21%) Node.js
15 16 (2.21%) XML
16 14 (1.93%) CSS
16 14 (1.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 362 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 299 (41.30%) Mathematics
3 208 (28.73%) Statistics
4 183 (25.28%) Algorithms
5 151 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
6 122 (16.85%) Physics
7 74 (10.22%) Artificial Intelligence
8 65 (8.98%) Visualisation
9 53 (7.32%) Applied Mathematics
10 36 (4.97%) Fintech
11 27 (3.73%) Economics
12 26 (3.59%) Derivative
12 26 (3.59%) Neural Network
13 24 (3.31%) 3D Graphics
13 24 (3.31%) Hedge funds
14 22 (3.04%) Data Structures
14 22 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (2.49%) Credit Risk
16 16 (2.21%) Equities
16 16 (2.21%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 39 (5.39%) Windows
2 35 (4.83%) Linux
3 15 (2.07%) Unix
4 11 (1.52%) Android
4 11 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 11 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (1.38%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.14%) Debian
7 1 (0.14%) Fedora
7 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.14%) SUSE
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (40.88%) Machine Learning
2 208 (28.73%) Analytics
3 123 (16.99%) Software Engineering
4 102 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (10.08%) Data Analytics
6 59 (8.15%) Deep Learning
6 59 (8.15%) OO
7 55 (7.60%) Data Analysis
8 47 (6.49%) Statistical Analysis
9 45 (6.22%) Predictive Modelling
10 42 (5.80%) Open Source
11 41 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (5.11%) Mentoring
13 36 (4.97%) Statistical Modelling
14 35 (4.83%) Data Visualisation
15 33 (4.56%) CAD
16 29 (4.01%) Operations Research
17 27 (3.73%) Bayesian Methods
17 27 (3.73%) SDLC
17 27 (3.73%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 318 (43.92%) Python
2 212 (29.28%) Java
3 196 (27.07%) SQL
4 185 (25.55%) C++
5 183 (25.28%) R
6 101 (13.95%) Scala
7 73 (10.08%) C#
8 60 (8.29%) C
9 46 (6.35%) JavaScript
10 38 (5.25%) MATLAB
11 27 (3.73%) PHP
12 15 (2.07%) Haskell
13 14 (1.93%) F#
14 13 (1.80%) VBA
15 10 (1.38%) Clojure
15 10 (1.38%) Perl
16 9 (1.24%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.24%) Fortran
17 8 (1.10%) Cypher
17 8 (1.10%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 366 (50.55%) Degree
2 31 (4.28%) Postgraduate
3 16 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.24%) MCTS
5 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.41%) MBA
6 3 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.28%) GIAC
8 1 (0.14%) CEH
8 1 (0.14%) CFA
8 1 (0.14%) CISA
8 1 (0.14%) CISM
8 1 (0.14%) CISSP
8 1 (0.14%) GPEN
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.14%) OSCP
8 1 (0.14%) PMP
8 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.49%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) DO-178B
2 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 4 (0.55%) MISRA
2 4 (0.55%) MISRA C
2 4 (0.55%) SNOMED CT
3 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
System Software
1 11 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 11 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 10 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.38%) XenServer
3 8 (1.10%) HDFS
3 8 (1.10%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.69%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.55%) Docker
6 3 (0.41%) vSphere
6 3 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (1.38%) Backup Exec
2 7 (0.97%) XenMobile
3 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.41%) Packer
4 1 (0.14%) Mesos
4 1 (0.14%) Nmap
4 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 32 (4.42%) Oracle
2 21 (2.90%) SAP
3 20 (2.76%) Microsoft
4 14 (1.93%) Guidewire
4 14 (1.93%) Tableau
5 11 (1.52%) Cloudera
6 10 (1.38%) Cisco
6 10 (1.38%) Citrix
6 10 (1.38%) EMC
6 10 (1.38%) HP
6 10 (1.38%) IronPort
6 10 (1.38%) Palo Alto
6 10 (1.38%) Polycom
6 10 (1.38%) Veeam
6 10 (1.38%) VMware
7 8 (1.10%) Hortonworks
8 5 (0.69%) Google
9 4 (0.55%) Hitachi
9 4 (0.55%) IBM
9 4 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + stock + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £150000 - £250000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + competitive benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (Incl Bonuses)
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Searchability
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: 60000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £110k + bonus (c100%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago