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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 337 346 388
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +42
Permanent jobs citing PhD 299 330 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.73% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 2.84% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 273 294 198
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £96,500 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
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
11049 11609 11485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.82% 25.55% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9017 9404 9430
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +16 62 £55,000 - 6
Teddington -5 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 4 £35,000 -
Chessington - 3 £37,500 -
Surbiton - 3 £35,000 -
New Malden -6 1 £27,500 -60.71%
Canary Wharf - 1 £24,500 -
Wimbledon - 1 £27,500 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 252 (46.49%) Degree
2 233 (42.99%) Java
3 229 (42.25%) Computer Science
4 194 (35.79%) Analytics
5 193 (35.61%) Python
6 191 (35.24%) Software Engineering
7 173 (31.92%) Finance
8 165 (30.44%) C++
9 161 (29.70%) Algorithms
10 154 (28.41%) SQL
11 153 (28.23%) R
12 140 (25.83%) Big Data
13 126 (23.25%) Mathematics
14 121 (22.32%) C#
15 108 (19.93%) OO
16 92 (16.97%) Statistics
17 89 (16.42%) Machine Learning
18 87 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
19 86 (15.87%) Linux
20 82 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
21 72 (13.28%) Data Analysis
22 69 (12.73%) SAS
22 69 (12.73%) Hadoop
23 68 (12.55%) Data Mining
24 66 (12.18%) Hedge funds
24 66 (12.18%) Physics
25 61 (11.25%) Visualisation
25 61 (11.25%) Windows
26 57 (10.52%) JavaScript
26 57 (10.52%) .NET

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (12.73%) SAS
2 25 (4.61%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.40%) Apache Pig
4 10 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.66%) Node.js
6 6 (1.11%) Lync
6 6 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.11%) Mule
7 5 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.37%) Apache
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
9 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 38 (7.01%) SPSS
2 35 (6.46%) MS Excel
3 29 (5.35%) MS Office
4 18 (3.32%) Weka
5 8 (1.48%) Stata
6 6 (1.11%) Mathematica
7 4 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.55%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.18%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.66%) Firewall
3 8 (1.48%) DNS
3 8 (1.48%) SAN
3 8 (1.48%) DHCP
3 8 (1.48%) Broadband
4 7 (1.29%) HTTP
5 6 (1.11%) VPN
5 6 (1.11%) VoIP
5 6 (1.11%) Wireless
5 6 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.37%) Internet
7 1 (0.18%) DVB
7 1 (0.18%) VLAN
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.18%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) SMTP
7 1 (0.18%) LAN
7 1 (0.18%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (25.83%) Big Data
2 69 (12.73%) Hadoop
3 68 (12.55%) Data Mining
4 36 (6.64%) NoSQL
5 28 (5.17%) MongoDB
6 23 (4.24%) SQL Server
7 21 (3.87%) Relational Database
8 19 (3.51%) Mahout
9 16 (2.95%) MySQL
9 16 (2.95%) Apache Hive
10 10 (1.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 10 (1.85%) OLTP
10 10 (1.85%) Base SAS
10 10 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 10 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 9 (1.66%) Redis
12 8 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.48%) CouchDB
12 8 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (2.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.66%) Mercurial
3 8 (1.48%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.92%) Subversion
4 5 (0.92%) Gradle
5 3 (0.55%) JUnit
5 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.37%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.18%) Maven
7 1 (0.18%) Grunt
7 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.18%) Moq
7 1 (0.18%) Mockito
7 1 (0.18%) LLVM
7 1 (0.18%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 173 (31.92%) Finance
2 49 (9.04%) Banking
3 34 (6.27%) Front Office
4 33 (6.09%) Marketing
5 23 (4.24%) Games
6 22 (4.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (3.87%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.85%) Retail
9 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.48%) Investment Banking
11 7 (1.29%) Back Office
12 5 (0.92%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.74%) French Language
14 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.55%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.37%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.37%) Electronics
16 1 (0.18%) Automotive
16 1 (0.18%) Law
16 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 214 (39.48%) Developer
2 110 (20.30%) Data Scientist
3 77 (14.21%) Analyst
4 58 (10.70%) Java Developer
5 56 (10.33%) Software Engineer
6 50 (9.23%) C# Developer
7 45 (8.30%) Software Developer
8 40 (7.38%) Graduate
8 40 (7.38%) Junior
9 37 (6.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 31 (5.72%) C++ Developer
11 30 (5.54%) Python Developer
12 29 (5.35%) Junior Developer
13 27 (4.98%) Data Analyst
14 25 (4.61%) Senior Developer
15 23 (4.24%) Quantitative Developer
16 22 (4.06%) IT Support
17 21 (3.87%) Support Analyst
18 20 (3.69%) Consultant
19 19 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.52%) .NET
2 28 (5.17%) Pandas
3 26 (4.80%) NumPy
4 24 (4.43%) SciPy
5 19 (3.51%) Software Packaging
6 18 (3.32%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.32%) D3.js
7 17 (3.14%) Cascading
7 17 (3.14%) XML
8 16 (2.95%) WinForms
8 16 (2.95%) Highcharts JS
8 16 (2.95%) Natural Language Processing
8 16 (2.95%) Matplotlib
9 13 (2.40%) WPF
10 12 (2.21%) Java SE
10 12 (2.21%) Web Services
10 12 (2.21%) jQuery
11 11 (2.03%) OpenGL
12 10 (1.85%) JSON
12 10 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 229 (42.25%) Computer Science
2 161 (29.70%) Algorithms
3 126 (23.25%) Mathematics
4 92 (16.97%) Statistics
5 82 (15.13%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (12.18%) Hedge funds
6 66 (12.18%) Physics
7 61 (11.25%) Visualisation
8 51 (9.41%) Artificial Intelligence
9 38 (7.01%) Data Structures
10 26 (4.80%) Open Source
11 24 (4.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 23 (4.24%) Derivative
13 13 (2.40%) Fixed Income
14 11 (2.03%) Economics
15 10 (1.85%) Life Science
15 10 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
16 9 (1.66%) GIS
16 9 (1.66%) User Experience
17 8 (1.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 86 (15.87%) Linux
2 61 (11.25%) Windows
3 21 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (3.69%) Windows 7
5 17 (3.14%) UNIX
6 11 (2.03%) Android
7 7 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.11%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.11%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (35.79%) Analytics
2 191 (35.24%) Software Engineering
3 108 (19.93%) OO
4 89 (16.42%) Machine Learning
5 87 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (13.28%) Data Analysis
7 56 (10.33%) Statistical Modelling
8 42 (7.75%) OOD
9 41 (7.56%) MapReduce
10 37 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
11 36 (6.64%) TDD
12 33 (6.09%) Predictive Analytics
13 30 (5.54%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (5.54%) Scrum
14 28 (5.17%) Web Development
14 28 (5.17%) Bayesian Methods
15 26 (4.80%) Data Analytics
15 26 (4.80%) Multithreading
16 24 (4.43%) Econometrics
17 23 (4.24%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 233 (42.99%) Java
2 193 (35.61%) Python
3 165 (30.44%) C++
4 154 (28.41%) SQL
5 153 (28.23%) R
6 121 (22.32%) C#
7 57 (10.52%) JavaScript
8 48 (8.86%) MATLAB
9 46 (8.49%) Perl
10 43 (7.93%) Scala
11 34 (6.27%) C
12 19 (3.51%) PowerShell
13 18 (3.32%) Ruby
14 16 (2.95%) VBA
15 11 (2.03%) PL/SQL
15 11 (2.03%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.48%) Fortran
16 8 (1.48%) PHP
17 7 (1.29%) Objective-C
18 6 (1.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 252 (46.49%) Degree
2 10 (1.85%) MBA
3 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.92%) CCNA
4 5 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.55%) MCP
6 3 (0.55%) MCSA
6 3 (0.55%) CCNP
7 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) MCSE
7 1 (0.18%) RHCE
7 1 (0.18%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.18%) PMP
7 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CISSP
7 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) Basel II
System Software
1 29 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (3.87%) VMware ESX
3 21 (3.87%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (1.11%) XenApp
4 6 (1.11%) XenServer
5 5 (0.92%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.18%) pfSense
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) Squid
6 1 (0.18%) Firmware
6 1 (0.18%) Samba
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.11%) Backup Exec
1 6 (1.11%) yum
1 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.92%) OPNET
3 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (9.78%) Oracle
2 37 (6.83%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.35%) VMware
4 17 (3.14%) Google
5 15 (2.77%) Tableau
6 8 (1.48%) Hortonworks
6 8 (1.48%) Cloudera
6 8 (1.48%) Greenplum
6 8 (1.48%) EMC
6 8 (1.48%) Cisco
6 8 (1.48%) ESRI
7 6 (1.11%) HP
7 6 (1.11%) i2
7 6 (1.11%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.11%) Citrix
7 6 (1.11%) Polycom
7 6 (1.11%) Veeam
7 6 (1.11%) Teradata
7 6 (1.11%) IronPort
8 5 (0.92%) IBM
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - bonus, flexi time, more
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £125000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits & Rewards + No
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k-£110ks excellent benefits and extensive career progression opport
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £60k to £70k + options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits and relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
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London
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