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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 356 338 403
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +65
Permanent jobs citing PhD 311 340 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 2.98% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 261 293 187
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £85,000 £87,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
10996 11418 10933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.07% 24.83% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9160 9108 8938
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £71,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -1 54 £70,000 +16.66% 9
Teddington -10 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
New Malden 0 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Wimbledon -7 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Brentford - 2 £65,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £52,500 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 302 (50.50%) Computer Science
2 269 (44.98%) Java
3 244 (40.80%) Degree
4 242 (40.47%) Python
5 224 (37.46%) Finance
6 203 (33.95%) Mathematics
7 198 (33.11%) C++
8 197 (32.94%) SQL
9 168 (28.09%) Analytical Skills
10 167 (27.93%) Software Engineering
11 166 (27.76%) Analytics
12 149 (24.92%) Algorithms
13 141 (23.58%) C#
14 138 (23.08%) Big Data
15 133 (22.24%) R
16 130 (21.74%) Statistics
17 124 (20.74%) Linux
18 118 (19.73%) Physics
19 116 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
20 111 (18.56%) OO
21 87 (14.55%) Windows
22 83 (13.88%) Hadoop
23 81 (13.55%) Machine Learning
24 78 (13.04%) Hedge funds
25 71 (11.87%) JavaScript
26 68 (11.37%) Oracle
27 63 (10.54%) Data Mining
28 62 (10.37%) TDD
29 60 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
30 59 (9.87%) SAS

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 59 (9.87%) SAS
2 30 (5.02%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.18%) Apache Spark
4 18 (3.01%) Apache Pig
5 16 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (2.68%) Lync
5 16 (2.68%) Node.js
6 14 (2.34%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.67%) JBoss
9 3 (0.50%) Apache
9 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.33%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 41 (6.86%) MS Office
2 26 (4.35%) SPSS
3 23 (3.85%) MS Excel
4 6 (1.00%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.50%) Stata
5 3 (0.50%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.33%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.17%) Google Analytics
2 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (1.00%) Azure Machine Learning
3 6 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.50%) SaaS
4 3 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.01%) DHCP
1 18 (3.01%) DNS
1 18 (3.01%) SAN
2 17 (2.84%) Firewall
3 16 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.68%) VPN
3 16 (2.68%) Broadband
3 16 (2.68%) VoIP
3 16 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (2.34%) HTTP
5 9 (1.51%) Internet
6 2 (0.33%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.33%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.33%) Wireless
6 2 (0.33%) Network Security
6 2 (0.33%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.17%) VLAN
7 1 (0.17%) LTE
7 1 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (23.08%) Big Data
2 83 (13.88%) Hadoop
3 63 (10.54%) Data Mining
4 47 (7.86%) NoSQL
5 40 (6.69%) MongoDB
6 27 (4.52%) MySQL
7 25 (4.18%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.68%) Apache Hive
9 19 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.84%) HBase
11 10 (1.67%) Text Mining
12 9 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.34%) Redis
13 8 (1.34%) CouchDB
14 7 (1.17%) Mahout
15 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 6 (1.00%) QlikView
16 5 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (6.19%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.02%) Mercurial
3 13 (2.17%) Subversion
4 9 (1.51%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.17%) Gradle
6 5 (0.84%) Maven
7 4 (0.67%) JUnit
7 4 (0.67%) LLVM
7 4 (0.67%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.17%) Grunt
8 1 (0.17%) Bower
8 1 (0.17%) gulp
General
1 224 (37.46%) Finance
2 47 (7.86%) Front Office
3 38 (6.35%) Marketing
4 30 (5.02%) Banking
5 28 (4.68%) Games
6 23 (3.85%) Retail
7 19 (3.18%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.51%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.34%) Wholesale Banking
10 7 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.00%) Electronics
12 5 (0.84%) Publishing
13 4 (0.67%) Law
13 4 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.50%) Automotive
15 2 (0.33%) Legal
15 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.33%) International Banking
16 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 249 (41.64%) Developer
2 121 (20.23%) Data Scientist
3 67 (11.20%) Java Developer
4 59 (9.87%) Graduate
5 49 (8.19%) C# Developer
6 48 (8.03%) Analyst
7 38 (6.35%) Consultant
8 37 (6.19%) Junior
9 36 (6.02%) Python Developer
10 35 (5.85%) Senior Developer
11 31 (5.18%) Quantitative Developer
12 29 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
13 28 (4.68%) C++ Developer
13 28 (4.68%) Software Engineer
14 25 (4.18%) Software Developer
15 23 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (3.68%) IT Support
17 20 (3.34%) Data Consultant
18 19 (3.18%) Junior Developer
19 16 (2.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (8.36%) .NET
2 39 (6.52%) NumPy
3 36 (6.02%) D3.js
4 34 (5.69%) SciPy
4 34 (5.69%) Pandas
5 30 (5.02%) Pyramid
5 30 (5.02%) Highcharts JS
5 30 (5.02%) Matplotlib
5 30 (5.02%) HTML
6 28 (4.68%) CSS
7 27 (4.52%) XML
8 20 (3.34%) Web Services
8 20 (3.34%) jQuery
9 15 (2.51%) Natural Language Processing
10 14 (2.34%) RESTful
10 14 (2.34%) Software Packaging
11 13 (2.17%) AngularJS
12 12 (2.01%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (1.84%) KML
14 10 (1.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 302 (50.50%) Computer Science
2 203 (33.95%) Mathematics
3 168 (28.09%) Analytical Skills
4 149 (24.92%) Algorithms
5 130 (21.74%) Statistics
6 118 (19.73%) Physics
7 78 (13.04%) Hedge funds
8 48 (8.03%) Visualisation
9 47 (7.86%) Data Structures
10 41 (6.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 34 (5.69%) Derivative
12 23 (3.85%) Applied Mathematics
12 23 (3.85%) Fixed Income
13 19 (3.18%) Artificial Intelligence
14 18 (3.01%) Economics
15 15 (2.51%) User Experience
16 12 (2.01%) Equity Derivative
17 11 (1.84%) Xbox
18 10 (1.67%) iPad
19 9 (1.51%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 124 (20.74%) Linux
2 87 (14.55%) Windows
3 33 (5.52%) UNIX
4 17 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (2.68%) Windows XP
5 16 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (2.68%) Windows 8
6 15 (2.51%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.01%) Android
8 5 (0.84%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.33%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Fedora
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (27.93%) Software Engineering
2 166 (27.76%) Analytics
3 116 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (18.56%) OO
5 81 (13.55%) Machine Learning
6 62 (10.37%) TDD
7 60 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (8.36%) Refactoring
9 48 (8.03%) Unit Testing
10 45 (7.53%) Data Analysis
11 39 (6.52%) OOD
12 38 (6.35%) Web Development
13 31 (5.18%) Statistical Modelling
14 30 (5.02%) BDD
15 28 (4.68%) Open Source
16 27 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (4.35%) Software Architecture
18 25 (4.18%) Time Series Analysis
19 24 (4.01%) Data Analytics
19 24 (4.01%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 269 (44.98%) Java
2 242 (40.47%) Python
3 198 (33.11%) C++
4 197 (32.94%) SQL
5 141 (23.58%) C#
6 133 (22.24%) R
7 71 (11.87%) JavaScript
8 59 (9.87%) MATLAB
9 43 (7.19%) Scala
10 38 (6.35%) Ruby
10 38 (6.35%) VBA
11 36 (6.02%) Perl
12 17 (2.84%) C
13 15 (2.51%) Shell Script
14 14 (2.34%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.84%) PHP
16 7 (1.17%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.17%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.84%) Haskell
17 5 (0.84%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 244 (40.80%) Degree
2 10 (1.67%) CCNA
2 10 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (1.34%) MCP
4 8 (1.34%) MCSA
4 8 (1.34%) CCNP
5 3 (0.50%) PMP
5 3 (0.50%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.33%) MBA
6 2 (0.33%) GCIH
6 2 (0.33%) GCFA
6 2 (0.33%) CFA
6 2 (0.33%) GREM
7 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) VCP5
7 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.17%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.17%) Basel III
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) Basel II
System Software
1 33 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (5.35%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.68%) VMware ESX
3 16 (2.68%) VMware Workstation
3 16 (2.68%) XenApp
3 16 (2.68%) XenServer
3 16 (2.68%) vSphere
4 4 (0.67%) Firmware
5 2 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
6 1 (0.17%) Squid
6 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 16 (2.68%) Backup Exec
2 12 (2.01%) OPNET
3 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (11.37%) Oracle
2 33 (5.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.52%) VMware
3 18 (3.01%) EMC
3 18 (3.01%) Cisco
4 16 (2.68%) Citrix
4 16 (2.68%) HP
4 16 (2.68%) IronPort
4 16 (2.68%) Polycom
4 16 (2.68%) Veeam
5 14 (2.34%) Hortonworks
6 13 (2.17%) Cloudera
6 13 (2.17%) Greenplum
7 12 (2.01%) Google
8 11 (1.84%) ESRI
9 10 (1.67%) Tableau
10 9 (1.51%) i2
11 7 (1.17%) IBM
12 5 (0.84%) ILOG
13 3 (0.50%) Facebook
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 100k per year
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50 to 95k
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus (c50%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Blue Glue
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £140000 per annum + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45k - 90k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £26k - 35k per year + bonus + shares
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: To £50k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago