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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 319 369 390
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +21
Permanent jobs citing PhD 333 329 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 2.96% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 287 270 261
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £85,000
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
8916 11102 11425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.49% 25.27% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7482 9181 9114
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +41 48 £70,000 - 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £37,500 - 1
Uxbridge +4 4 £45,000 -14.28%
Chessington - 3 £37,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (51.40%) Degree
2 337 (47.33%) Computer Science
2 337 (47.33%) Python
3 303 (42.56%) Machine Learning
4 302 (42.42%) Mathematics
5 241 (33.85%) Analytics
6 221 (31.04%) Java
7 212 (29.78%) SQL
8 205 (28.79%) Statistics
9 204 (28.65%) C++
10 190 (26.69%) Finance
11 189 (26.54%) Big Data
12 184 (25.84%) Algorithms
13 177 (24.86%) R
14 138 (19.38%) Physics
15 133 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
16 129 (18.12%) Software Engineering
17 118 (16.57%) Hadoop
18 107 (15.03%) Data Mining
19 93 (13.06%) Apache Spark
20 89 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 89 (12.50%) Visualisation
21 88 (12.36%) Data Analytics
22 79 (11.10%) C#
22 79 (11.10%) Scala
23 77 (10.81%) Natural Language Processing
24 70 (9.83%) MATLAB
24 70 (9.83%) OO
24 70 (9.83%) Banking
24 70 (9.83%) Artificial Intelligence

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 93 (13.06%) Apache Spark
2 59 (8.29%) SAS
3 40 (5.62%) Apache
4 24 (3.37%) Apache Pig
5 11 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.12%) Confluence
6 8 (1.12%) IIS
7 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.70%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (3.93%) SPSS
2 13 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.69%) MS Office
4 5 (0.70%) Mathematica
4 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.70%) S-PLUS
5 3 (0.42%) Weka
6 2 (0.28%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.28%) Gephi
6 2 (0.28%) Maple
6 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.14%) EViews
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (3.51%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.69%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
5 9 (1.26%) GitHub
6 6 (0.84%) Heroku
7 4 (0.56%) iTunes
8 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.28%) SaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.81%) HTTP
2 14 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.26%) HTTPS
4 8 (1.12%) SNMP
5 7 (0.98%) Internet
6 6 (0.84%) Firewall
7 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (0.70%) DHCP
7 5 (0.70%) DNS
7 5 (0.70%) SAN
7 5 (0.70%) VoIP
7 5 (0.70%) VPN
8 3 (0.42%) 3G
8 3 (0.42%) 4G
8 3 (0.42%) HSPA
8 3 (0.42%) LTE
8 3 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.28%) ADSL
9 2 (0.28%) DSL
10 1 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (26.54%) Big Data
2 118 (16.57%) Hadoop
3 107 (15.03%) Data Mining
4 65 (9.13%) NoSQL
5 44 (6.18%) Apache Hive
6 33 (4.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 28 (3.93%) MySQL
8 25 (3.51%) MongoDB
9 20 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (2.67%) GIS
11 16 (2.25%) Relational Database
12 14 (1.97%) Impala
12 14 (1.97%) Neo4j
13 11 (1.54%) SQL Server
14 10 (1.40%) QlikView
15 9 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.26%) Mahout
15 9 (1.26%) OLTP
16 8 (1.12%) Redis
16 8 (1.12%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 24 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.67%) Vagrant
3 10 (1.40%) Jenkins
4 9 (1.26%) Yeoman
5 8 (1.12%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.12%) JIRA
5 8 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 6 (0.84%) Eclipse
7 5 (0.70%) Subversion
8 4 (0.56%) Maven
8 4 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.14%) AppScan
9 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.14%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.14%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.14%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.14%) Metasploit
9 1 (0.14%) Selenium
General
1 190 (26.69%) Finance
2 70 (9.83%) Banking
3 65 (9.13%) Marketing
4 55 (7.72%) Telecoms
5 43 (6.04%) Front Office
5 43 (6.04%) Games
6 34 (4.78%) Manufacturing
7 32 (4.49%) Retail
8 26 (3.65%) Billing
8 26 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (3.51%) Publishing
10 17 (2.39%) Electronics
11 9 (1.26%) Advertising
11 9 (1.26%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.26%) Law
12 6 (0.84%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.70%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 224 (31.46%) Data Scientist
2 199 (27.95%) Developer
3 87 (12.22%) Java Developer
4 81 (11.38%) Senior Data Scientist
5 77 (10.81%) Analyst
6 68 (9.55%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 62 (8.71%) C++ Developer
8 52 (7.30%) Software Engineer
9 33 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 31 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.93%) Qualitative Analyst
11 28 (3.93%) Quantitative Analyst
12 27 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
12 27 (3.79%) Software Developer
13 25 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 25 (3.51%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 24 (3.37%) Data Manager
14 24 (3.37%) GUI Developer
15 23 (3.23%) .NET Developer
15 23 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (10.81%) Natural Language Processing
2 55 (7.72%) .NET
3 41 (5.76%) NumPy
4 37 (5.20%) SciPy
5 35 (4.92%) HTML
6 28 (3.93%) scikit-learn
7 27 (3.79%) J2SE
7 27 (3.79%) Kafka
8 26 (3.65%) Qt
9 25 (3.51%) OpenGL
10 24 (3.37%) .NET Framework
11 23 (3.23%) Pandas
12 22 (3.09%) Ajax
12 22 (3.09%) Spring
13 21 (2.95%) ASP.NET
14 20 (2.81%) XML
15 19 (2.67%) Web Services
16 18 (2.53%) CSS
16 18 (2.53%) Node.js
16 18 (2.53%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 337 (47.33%) Computer Science
2 302 (42.42%) Mathematics
3 205 (28.79%) Statistics
4 184 (25.84%) Algorithms
5 138 (19.38%) Physics
6 133 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
7 89 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 70 (9.83%) Artificial Intelligence
9 43 (6.04%) Applied Mathematics
9 43 (6.04%) Fintech
10 42 (5.90%) Neural Network
11 28 (3.93%) Hedge funds
12 27 (3.79%) 3D Graphics
13 20 (2.81%) Credit Risk
13 20 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (2.39%) Fixed Income
14 17 (2.39%) Market Risk
15 16 (2.25%) Equities
15 16 (2.25%) Life Science
16 15 (2.11%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.06%) Windows
2 34 (4.78%) Linux
3 15 (2.11%) Unix
4 10 (1.40%) Android
5 7 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.70%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) CentOS
10 1 (0.14%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) Fedora
10 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (42.56%) Machine Learning
2 241 (33.85%) Analytics
3 129 (18.12%) Software Engineering
4 89 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (12.36%) Data Analytics
6 70 (9.83%) OO
7 58 (8.15%) Data Analysis
8 55 (7.72%) Predictive Modelling
9 50 (7.02%) Statistical Analysis
10 45 (6.32%) Data Visualisation
10 45 (6.32%) Deep Learning
11 40 (5.62%) Open Source
12 39 (5.48%) Bayesian Methods
13 36 (5.06%) Statistical Modelling
14 35 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (4.78%) CAD
16 33 (4.63%) Predictive Analytics
16 33 (4.63%) SDLC
17 32 (4.49%) Low Latency
18 31 (4.35%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 337 (47.33%) Python
2 221 (31.04%) Java
3 212 (29.78%) SQL
4 204 (28.65%) C++
5 177 (24.86%) R
6 79 (11.10%) C#
6 79 (11.10%) Scala
7 70 (9.83%) MATLAB
8 61 (8.57%) JavaScript
9 34 (4.78%) C
10 17 (2.39%) PHP
10 17 (2.39%) VBA
11 16 (2.25%) Clojure
12 11 (1.54%) Ada
12 11 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.54%) Ruby
13 10 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.40%) Fortran
13 10 (1.40%) Perl
14 9 (1.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 366 (51.40%) Degree
2 17 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.25%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.56%) GIAC
4 4 (0.56%) MBA
5 3 (0.42%) CISA
5 3 (0.42%) CISM
5 3 (0.42%) CISSP
5 3 (0.42%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.28%) MCTS
6 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.14%) CEH
7 1 (0.14%) CFA
7 1 (0.14%) ECSA
7 1 (0.14%) GPEN
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.14%) OSCP
7 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.40%) DO-178B
1 10 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 12207
1 10 (1.40%) MISRA
1 10 (1.40%) MISRA C
1 10 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 19 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
2 17 (2.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (1.54%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.84%) HDFS
5 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.70%) XenServer
6 4 (0.56%) Docker
7 3 (0.42%) vSphere
7 3 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.12%) Packer
2 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.28%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.14%) Mesos
4 1 (0.14%) Nmap
4 1 (0.14%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 37 (5.20%) Oracle
2 30 (4.21%) SAP
3 25 (3.51%) Guidewire
3 25 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.11%) Tableau
5 12 (1.69%) Cloudera
6 11 (1.54%) Google
7 9 (1.26%) Hortonworks
8 8 (1.12%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.12%) Hitachi
9 7 (0.98%) IBM
10 6 (0.84%) Netezza
11 5 (0.70%) Cisco
11 5 (0.70%) Citrix
11 5 (0.70%) EMC
11 5 (0.70%) HP
11 5 (0.70%) IronPort
11 5 (0.70%) Polycom
11 5 (0.70%) Veeam
11 5 (0.70%) VMware
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Salary: £85000 - £120000 per annum
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