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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 313 391 376
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -15
Permanent jobs citing PhD 375 296 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.95% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.91% 2.57% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 340 259 322
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £93,000 £84,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
9588 11538 13004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.32% 25.82% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8039 9404 10454
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 £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +2 40 £77,500 +19.23% 5
Uxbridge - 7 £45,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £35,000 -
Mayfair - 3 £120,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 396 (52.31%) Python
2 361 (47.69%) Degree
3 341 (45.05%) Computer Science
4 319 (42.14%) Machine Learning
5 312 (41.22%) Mathematics
6 292 (38.57%) Analytics
7 277 (36.59%) Java
8 248 (32.76%) SQL
9 236 (31.18%) C++
10 223 (29.46%) Finance
11 216 (28.53%) Algorithms
12 208 (27.48%) R
13 206 (27.21%) Statistics
14 203 (26.82%) Big Data
15 187 (24.70%) Analytical Skills
16 167 (22.06%) Hadoop
17 158 (20.87%) Software Engineering
18 147 (19.42%) Physics
19 119 (15.72%) Data Mining
20 111 (14.66%) Apache Spark
21 109 (14.40%) Visualisation
22 107 (14.13%) MATLAB
23 96 (12.68%) Data Analytics
24 92 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
24 92 (12.15%) NoSQL
25 91 (12.02%) Scala
26 80 (10.57%) OO
27 76 (10.04%) C#
28 74 (9.78%) Natural Language Processing
29 71 (9.38%) Linux

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
1 111 (14.66%) Apache Spark
2 53 (7.00%) SAS
3 37 (4.89%) Apache Pig
4 33 (4.36%) Apache
5 16 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.85%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.32%) CMS
8 10 (1.32%) Confluence
9 7 (0.92%) IIS
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 25 (3.30%) MS Excel
1 25 (3.30%) MS Office
1 25 (3.30%) SPSS
2 12 (1.59%) S-PLUS
3 6 (0.79%) Gephi
3 6 (0.79%) Mathematica
3 6 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.53%) Weka
5 1 (0.13%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.13%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.13%) Stata
Business Applications
1 14 (1.85%) SAP FS
2 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (2.11%) Amazon S3
4 13 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
4 13 (1.72%) GitHub
4 13 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.26%) Google Play
7 2 (0.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.13%) AdWords
8 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.30%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.38%) HTTP
3 14 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (1.85%) DHCP
3 14 (1.85%) DNS
3 14 (1.85%) Firewall
3 14 (1.85%) SAN
3 14 (1.85%) VoIP
3 14 (1.85%) VPN
4 13 (1.72%) Broadband
5 8 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.92%) SNMP
7 6 (0.79%) ADSL
7 6 (0.79%) DSL
8 5 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.66%) Wireless
9 4 (0.53%) Internet
10 3 (0.40%) 3G
10 3 (0.40%) DVB
10 3 (0.40%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (26.82%) Big Data
2 167 (22.06%) Hadoop
3 119 (15.72%) Data Mining
4 92 (12.15%) NoSQL
5 62 (8.19%) Apache Hive
6 47 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (5.94%) MongoDB
8 43 (5.68%) Apache Cassandra
9 32 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (3.70%) SQL Server
11 25 (3.30%) MySQL
12 23 (3.04%) Neo4j
13 20 (2.64%) Impala
14 17 (2.25%) Relational Database
15 16 (2.11%) GIS
15 16 (2.11%) Redis
16 14 (1.85%) Mahout
17 12 (1.59%) CouchDB
18 10 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
19 9 (1.19%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 52 (6.87%) Git (software)
2 26 (3.43%) Vagrant
3 21 (2.77%) Subversion
4 20 (2.64%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.72%) Yeoman
6 10 (1.32%) JIRA
7 8 (1.06%) Maven
8 7 (0.92%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.92%) Mercurial
8 7 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
8 7 (0.92%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.66%) JUnit
9 5 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.53%) GDB
10 4 (0.53%) Grunt
10 4 (0.53%) Valgrind
11 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 223 (29.46%) Finance
2 70 (9.25%) Telecoms
3 57 (7.53%) Banking
4 39 (5.15%) Retail
5 37 (4.89%) Front Office
5 37 (4.89%) Manufacturing
5 37 (4.89%) Marketing
6 31 (4.10%) Games
7 29 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (2.38%) Publishing
9 15 (1.98%) Billing
10 11 (1.45%) Electronics
10 11 (1.45%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.06%) Advertising
12 7 (0.92%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.79%) Law
14 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.26%) Automotive
15 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 225 (29.72%) Data Scientist
2 189 (24.97%) Developer
3 95 (12.55%) Analyst
4 89 (11.76%) Senior Data Scientist
5 88 (11.62%) Java Developer
6 52 (6.87%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 49 (6.47%) Software Engineer
8 45 (5.94%) Consultant
9 44 (5.81%) C++ Developer
10 42 (5.55%) Qualitative Analyst
10 42 (5.55%) Quantitative Analyst
11 32 (4.23%) Data Consultant
11 32 (4.23%) Python Developer
12 27 (3.57%) Senior Developer
13 26 (3.43%) Software Developer
14 24 (3.17%) Junior
15 23 (3.04%) Quantitative Developer
16 22 (2.91%) C# Developer
16 22 (2.91%) GUI Developer
16 22 (2.91%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (9.78%) Natural Language Processing
2 67 (8.85%) SciPy
3 57 (7.53%) NumPy
4 48 (6.34%) .NET
5 37 (4.89%) D3.js
6 35 (4.62%) Pandas
7 32 (4.23%) J2SE
8 30 (3.96%) Kafka
9 28 (3.70%) scikit-learn
9 28 (3.70%) Spring
10 25 (3.30%) Node.js
11 24 (3.17%) Akka
12 23 (3.04%) XML
13 22 (2.91%) ASP.NET
14 21 (2.77%) STL
15 20 (2.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 20 (2.64%) HTML
15 20 (2.64%) Middleware
15 20 (2.64%) OpenGL
16 19 (2.51%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 341 (45.05%) Computer Science
2 312 (41.22%) Mathematics
3 216 (28.53%) Algorithms
4 206 (27.21%) Statistics
5 187 (24.70%) Analytical Skills
6 147 (19.42%) Physics
7 109 (14.40%) Visualisation
8 50 (6.61%) Fintech
9 46 (6.08%) Artificial Intelligence
10 41 (5.42%) Hedge funds
11 37 (4.89%) Applied Mathematics
12 28 (3.70%) Neural Network
13 26 (3.43%) Economics
14 22 (2.91%) Data Structures
15 18 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
15 18 (2.38%) Derivative
16 14 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.85%) Fixed Income
17 13 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 13 (1.72%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.38%) Linux
2 48 (6.34%) Windows
3 23 (3.04%) Unix
4 20 (2.64%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.85%) Windows 8
5 14 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (1.85%) Windows XP
6 8 (1.06%) Android
6 8 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.53%) CentOS
7 4 (0.53%) Debian
7 4 (0.53%) Fedora
7 4 (0.53%) SUSE
7 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (42.14%) Machine Learning
2 292 (38.57%) Analytics
3 158 (20.87%) Software Engineering
4 96 (12.68%) Data Analytics
5 92 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (10.57%) OO
7 70 (9.25%) Data Analysis
8 65 (8.59%) Low Latency
9 60 (7.93%) Predictive Modelling
10 59 (7.79%) Open Source
10 59 (7.79%) Statistical Analysis
11 54 (7.13%) Data Visualisation
12 42 (5.55%) Algorithmic Trading
13 41 (5.42%) Bayesian Methods
13 41 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
14 39 (5.15%) Statistical Modelling
15 38 (5.02%) Operations Research
16 37 (4.89%) TDD
17 36 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (4.36%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 396 (52.31%) Python
2 277 (36.59%) Java
3 248 (32.76%) SQL
4 236 (31.18%) C++
5 208 (27.48%) R
6 107 (14.13%) MATLAB
7 91 (12.02%) Scala
8 76 (10.04%) C#
9 65 (8.59%) JavaScript
10 47 (6.21%) C
11 40 (5.28%) VBA
12 32 (4.23%) Ruby
13 30 (3.96%) Perl
14 23 (3.04%) Clojure
15 17 (2.25%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.59%) Cython
16 12 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 10 (1.32%) T-SQL
18 9 (1.19%) PowerShell
19 7 (0.92%) Ada
Qualifications
1 361 (47.69%) Degree
2 10 (1.32%) MBA
3 8 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.92%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.79%) CISA
5 6 (0.79%) CISM
5 6 (0.79%) CISSP
5 6 (0.79%) GIAC
6 4 (0.53%) CFA
7 3 (0.40%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.06%) QA
2 6 (0.79%) DO-178B
2 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 12207
2 6 (0.79%) MISRA
2 6 (0.79%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (3.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 24 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (2.25%) VirtualBox
3 16 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.85%) XenServer
5 8 (1.06%) Docker
5 8 (1.06%) vSphere
5 8 (1.06%) XenApp
6 7 (0.92%) HDFS
7 2 (0.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (1.85%) Backup Exec
1 14 (1.85%) XenMobile
2 9 (1.19%) Puppet
3 7 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.92%) Packer
4 2 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 45 (5.94%) Microsoft
2 37 (4.89%) Oracle
3 35 (4.62%) Google
4 26 (3.43%) Tableau
5 24 (3.17%) Cloudera
6 20 (2.64%) Hortonworks
7 18 (2.38%) SAP
8 16 (2.11%) Facebook
8 16 (2.11%) Greenplum
8 16 (2.11%) VMware
9 14 (1.85%) Cisco
9 14 (1.85%) Citrix
9 14 (1.85%) EMC
9 14 (1.85%) Guidewire
9 14 (1.85%) HP
9 14 (1.85%) IronPort
9 14 (1.85%) Palo Alto
9 14 (1.85%) Polycom
9 14 (1.85%) Veeam
10 10 (1.32%) Omniture
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
nCrypt Limited
Salary: package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Enterprise Technology
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + very strong benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £140k + equity + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago