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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 355 388 371
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -17
Permanent jobs citing PhD 304 243 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 2.21% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 263 206 280
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £90,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +9.33%
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
11224 11008 13083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.76% 24.77% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8966 9044 11183
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 +26 82 £60,000 +4.34% 11
Teddington -1 15 £35,000 -17.64%
Wimbledon +1 10 £50,000 +81.81%
New Malden 0 10 £50,000 +81.81%
Surbiton +2 8 £47,500 +58.33%
Chessington - 8 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £95,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 399 (58.76%) Java
2 337 (49.63%) Computer Science
3 328 (48.31%) Degree
4 302 (44.48%) Mathematics
5 264 (38.88%) C++
6 208 (30.63%) Python
7 201 (29.60%) Physics
8 193 (28.42%) Software Engineering
9 192 (28.28%) Finance
10 169 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
11 156 (22.97%) Analytics
12 154 (22.68%) OO
13 153 (22.53%) Hadoop
14 150 (22.09%) SQL
15 149 (21.94%) Big Data
16 147 (21.65%) R
17 122 (17.97%) Linux
17 122 (17.97%) MATLAB
18 119 (17.53%) C#
19 118 (17.38%) Statistics
20 105 (15.46%) Scala
21 97 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
22 93 (13.70%) MapReduce
23 83 (12.22%) Visualisation
24 73 (10.75%) Data Mining
25 69 (10.16%) Windows
25 69 (10.16%) Machine Learning
26 62 (9.13%) TDD
27 61 (8.98%) Mahout
28 60 (8.84%) Multithreading

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 58 (8.54%) SAS
2 30 (4.42%) MS Exchange
3 27 (3.98%) Apache Pig
4 9 (1.33%) Tornado
4 9 (1.33%) Lync
4 9 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (1.03%) Mule
6 5 (0.74%) Node.js
6 5 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (0.74%) Apache
7 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 49 (7.22%) SPSS
2 33 (4.86%) MS Excel
3 30 (4.42%) MS Office
4 28 (4.12%) CPLEX
5 11 (1.62%) Mathematica
6 8 (1.18%) Stata
7 6 (0.88%) Weka
8 4 (0.59%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.59%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.15%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.15%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.62%) GitHub
2 7 (1.03%) ElastiCache
2 7 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 7 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.39%) HTTP
2 15 (2.21%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.21%) SAN
3 9 (1.33%) Internet
3 9 (1.33%) VPN
3 9 (1.33%) DNS
3 9 (1.33%) VoIP
3 9 (1.33%) DHCP
3 9 (1.33%) Firewall
3 9 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (0.59%) Broadband
5 2 (0.29%) DVB
5 2 (0.29%) RTP
5 2 (0.29%) SS7
6 1 (0.15%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
6 1 (0.15%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (22.53%) Hadoop
2 149 (21.94%) Big Data
3 73 (10.75%) Data Mining
4 61 (8.98%) Mahout
5 47 (6.92%) NoSQL
6 36 (5.30%) MySQL
7 35 (5.15%) Relational Database
8 25 (3.68%) Apache Hive
9 23 (3.39%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.80%) Redis
11 17 (2.50%) SQL Server
12 16 (2.36%) CouchDB
13 14 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.62%) Cognos Impromptu
15 9 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.33%) Text Mining
16 8 (1.18%) Base SAS
17 7 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 7 (1.03%) OLTP
18 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (3.24%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.95%) Eclipse
3 15 (2.21%) JUnit
4 14 (2.06%) Subversion
4 14 (2.06%) Maven
5 11 (1.62%) Mercurial
5 11 (1.62%) Jenkins
6 9 (1.33%) Ant
7 7 (1.03%) Gradle
8 6 (0.88%) YourKit
9 5 (0.74%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.44%) Grunt
10 3 (0.44%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.15%) Robotium
General
1 192 (28.28%) Finance
2 51 (7.51%) Front Office
2 51 (7.51%) Games
3 38 (5.60%) Retail
4 36 (5.30%) Marketing
5 33 (4.86%) Financial Institution
6 29 (4.27%) Banking
7 20 (2.95%) Electronics
8 19 (2.80%) Advertising
9 18 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.33%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.18%) Publishing
12 6 (0.88%) Legal
12 6 (0.88%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.44%) French Language
14 3 (0.44%) Law
15 2 (0.29%) Automotive
16 1 (0.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 313 (46.10%) Developer
2 136 (20.03%) Java Developer
3 134 (19.73%) Data Scientist
4 76 (11.19%) Software Developer
5 68 (10.01%) Graduate
6 66 (9.72%) Analyst
7 61 (8.98%) C++ Developer
8 54 (7.95%) Software Engineer
8 54 (7.95%) Statistician
9 40 (5.89%) Research Engineer
10 38 (5.60%) Senior Developer
11 29 (4.27%) C# Developer
11 29 (4.27%) C++ Software Developer
12 26 (3.83%) Research Scientist
13 25 (3.68%) Junior
14 23 (3.39%) Quantitative Developer
15 22 (3.24%) Quantitative Analyst
15 22 (3.24%) IT Support
16 21 (3.09%) Java Software Developer
16 21 (3.09%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (8.39%) .NET
2 43 (6.33%) Cascading
3 35 (5.15%) HTML
4 30 (4.42%) CSS
5 29 (4.27%) XML
6 27 (3.98%) OpenGL
7 26 (3.83%) Web Services
8 24 (3.53%) ASP.NET
9 23 (3.39%) J2SE
10 22 (3.24%) jQuery
11 21 (3.09%) Software Packaging
12 20 (2.95%) Java SE
12 20 (2.95%) Swing
12 20 (2.95%) Qt
12 20 (2.95%) HTML5
13 19 (2.80%) NumPy
13 19 (2.80%) REST
13 19 (2.80%) JSON
14 18 (2.65%) Hibernate
14 18 (2.65%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 337 (49.63%) Computer Science
2 302 (44.48%) Mathematics
3 201 (29.60%) Physics
4 118 (17.38%) Statistics
5 97 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (12.22%) Visualisation
7 56 (8.25%) Economics
8 55 (8.10%) Hedge funds
9 48 (7.07%) Artificial Intelligence
10 35 (5.15%) Applied Mathematics
11 32 (4.71%) 3D Graphics
12 29 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 25 (3.68%) Neural Network
14 24 (3.53%) Digital Media
15 23 (3.39%) Derivative
16 22 (3.24%) GIS
17 18 (2.65%) Fixed Income
18 17 (2.50%) CUDA
19 16 (2.36%) Equities
20 11 (1.62%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 122 (17.97%) Linux
2 69 (10.16%) Windows
3 21 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (3.09%) Windows 7
4 19 (2.80%) UNIX
5 11 (1.62%) Android
6 9 (1.33%) Windows 8
6 9 (1.33%) Windows XP
6 9 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.59%) Debian
8 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (28.42%) Software Engineering
2 169 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (22.97%) Analytics
4 154 (22.68%) OO
5 93 (13.70%) MapReduce
6 69 (10.16%) Machine Learning
7 62 (9.13%) TDD
8 60 (8.84%) Multithreading
9 58 (8.54%) Data Analysis
10 53 (7.81%) Information Retrieval
11 50 (7.36%) OOD
12 44 (6.48%) Predictive Modelling
13 41 (6.04%) Bayesian Methods
14 40 (5.89%) Time Series Analysis
15 39 (5.74%) Data Modelling
16 34 (5.01%) Algorithmic Trading
17 32 (4.71%) Cluster Analysis
18 31 (4.57%) Scrum
18 31 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
19 30 (4.42%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 399 (58.76%) Java
2 264 (38.88%) C++
3 208 (30.63%) Python
4 150 (22.09%) SQL
5 147 (21.65%) R
6 122 (17.97%) MATLAB
7 119 (17.53%) C#
8 105 (15.46%) Scala
9 59 (8.69%) JavaScript
10 50 (7.36%) Perl
11 45 (6.63%) C
12 33 (4.86%) Ruby
13 30 (4.42%) PowerShell
14 26 (3.83%) Clojure
15 22 (3.24%) VB.NET
16 19 (2.80%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.77%) VBA
18 11 (1.62%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.62%) VB
19 9 (1.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 328 (48.31%) Degree
2 8 (1.18%) Postgraduate
2 8 (1.18%) MBA
3 3 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (0.44%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) PMP
4 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.15%) ISEB
5 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.33%) QA
2 3 (0.44%) Basel III
2 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.44%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 30 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 30 (4.42%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.09%) VMware ESX
2 21 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
3 9 (1.33%) XenApp
3 9 (1.33%) XenServer
4 1 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (1.33%) Backup Exec
2 7 (1.03%) YUM
2 7 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (7.51%) Oracle
2 30 (4.42%) Microsoft
2 30 (4.42%) VMware
3 9 (1.33%) Polycom
3 9 (1.33%) Veeam
3 9 (1.33%) IronPort
3 9 (1.33%) HP
3 9 (1.33%) EMC
3 9 (1.33%) Cisco
3 9 (1.33%) Citrix
4 8 (1.18%) TIBCO
5 6 (0.88%) Tableau
6 5 (0.74%) Google
7 4 (0.59%) Zend
7 4 (0.59%) ESRI
7 4 (0.59%) Juniper
7 4 (0.59%) Sybase
7 4 (0.59%) JBoss
8 3 (0.44%) i2
8 3 (0.44%) BT
London
Proteus Europe
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £110,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and extensi
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 to £70000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £300000000 - £500000000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Next Move IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Basic salary + Equity
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago