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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 326 396 373
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -23
Permanent jobs citing PhD 352 222 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.50% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 2.01% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 302 179 289
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -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
11516 11065 12915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.80% 25.12% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9172 9045 11103
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 £72,500 £72,650 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +25 96 £63,000 +9.56% 14
Teddington -2 18 £33,000 -22.35%
New Malden +5 11 £50,000 +81.81%
Wimbledon 0 11 £50,000 +81.81%
Chessington - 11 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 10 £47,500 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £95,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 426 (59.25%) Java
2 358 (49.79%) Computer Science
3 347 (48.26%) Degree
4 322 (44.78%) Mathematics
5 272 (37.83%) C++
6 233 (32.41%) Python
7 215 (29.90%) Physics
8 209 (29.07%) Finance
9 203 (28.23%) Software Engineering
10 173 (24.06%) OO
11 168 (23.37%) Analytics
12 163 (22.67%) Hadoop
13 161 (22.39%) R
13 161 (22.39%) Big Data
14 156 (21.70%) SQL
15 132 (18.36%) MATLAB
16 130 (18.08%) Linux
17 129 (17.94%) Statistics
18 126 (17.52%) C#
19 109 (15.16%) Scala
20 108 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
21 101 (14.05%) MapReduce
22 87 (12.10%) Visualisation
23 82 (11.40%) Data Mining
24 70 (9.74%) Windows
25 69 (9.60%) Machine Learning
26 65 (9.04%) Data Analysis
27 63 (8.76%) TDD
27 63 (8.76%) JavaScript
28 61 (8.48%) Oracle

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.07%) SAS
2 28 (3.89%) MS Exchange
2 28 (3.89%) Apache Pig
3 15 (2.09%) Tornado
4 7 (0.97%) Mule
4 7 (0.97%) Apache
5 6 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (0.83%) Lync
6 5 (0.70%) Node.js
6 5 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (7.09%) SPSS
2 35 (4.87%) MS Excel
3 28 (3.89%) CPLEX
3 28 (3.89%) MS Office
4 13 (1.81%) Mathematica
5 7 (0.97%) Stata
6 6 (0.83%) Weka
7 5 (0.70%) S-PLUS
8 4 (0.56%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.14%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.53%) GitHub
2 9 (1.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 9 (1.25%) ElastiCache
3 6 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.76%) HTTP
2 13 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.67%) Internet
3 12 (1.67%) SAN
4 6 (0.83%) DHCP
4 6 (0.83%) VPN
4 6 (0.83%) DNS
4 6 (0.83%) Broadband
4 6 (0.83%) VoIP
4 6 (0.83%) Firewall
4 6 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.28%) RTP
5 2 (0.28%) SS7
6 1 (0.14%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.14%) NGN
6 1 (0.14%) Wireless
6 1 (0.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (22.67%) Hadoop
2 161 (22.39%) Big Data
3 82 (11.40%) Data Mining
4 60 (8.34%) Mahout
5 52 (7.23%) NoSQL
6 39 (5.42%) MySQL
7 35 (4.87%) Relational Database
8 27 (3.76%) Apache Hive
9 26 (3.62%) MongoDB
10 21 (2.92%) Redis
11 17 (2.36%) SQL Server
11 17 (2.36%) CouchDB
12 15 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.53%) Cognos Impromptu
13 11 (1.53%) Text Mining
14 9 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.97%) OLTP
16 6 (0.83%) Base SAS
16 6 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Miner
17 5 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (3.20%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.78%) Eclipse
3 16 (2.23%) Maven
3 16 (2.23%) JUnit
4 14 (1.95%) Subversion
5 12 (1.67%) Mercurial
6 11 (1.53%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.25%) Ant
8 6 (0.83%) YourKit
8 6 (0.83%) Gradle
9 5 (0.70%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.28%) Grunt
12 1 (0.14%) Robotium
12 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 209 (29.07%) Finance
2 54 (7.51%) Games
3 46 (6.40%) Front Office
4 37 (5.15%) Retail
5 35 (4.87%) Marketing
5 35 (4.87%) Banking
6 32 (4.45%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.06%) Advertising
8 16 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 16 (2.23%) Electronics
9 9 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.25%) Publishing
10 7 (0.97%) Legal
11 6 (0.83%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.70%) Law
13 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.56%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.42%) French Language
15 2 (0.28%) Automotive
16 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 336 (46.73%) Developer
2 147 (20.45%) Java Developer
3 137 (19.05%) Data Scientist
4 80 (11.13%) Software Developer
5 77 (10.71%) Analyst
6 71 (9.87%) Graduate
7 64 (8.90%) C++ Developer
8 57 (7.93%) Software Engineer
9 52 (7.23%) Statistician
10 44 (6.12%) Senior Developer
11 41 (5.70%) Research Engineer
12 33 (4.59%) Python Developer
13 32 (4.45%) C++ Software Developer
14 30 (4.17%) C# Developer
15 28 (3.89%) Quantitative Analyst
16 27 (3.76%) Junior
17 24 (3.34%) Research Scientist
18 23 (3.20%) Java Software Developer
18 23 (3.20%) IT Support
19 22 (3.06%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.21%) .NET
2 42 (5.84%) Cascading
3 34 (4.73%) XML
3 34 (4.73%) HTML
4 31 (4.31%) NumPy
5 30 (4.17%) CSS
6 28 (3.89%) Web Services
7 26 (3.62%) OpenGL
7 26 (3.62%) ASP.NET
7 26 (3.62%) Pandas
8 22 (3.06%) J2SE
8 22 (3.06%) Software Packaging
9 21 (2.92%) jQuery
10 20 (2.78%) SciPy
11 19 (2.64%) JSON
11 19 (2.64%) Java SE
11 19 (2.64%) Qt
11 19 (2.64%) HTML5
11 19 (2.64%) Hibernate
11 19 (2.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 358 (49.79%) Computer Science
2 322 (44.78%) Mathematics
3 215 (29.90%) Physics
4 129 (17.94%) Statistics
5 87 (12.10%) Visualisation
6 59 (8.21%) Hedge funds
7 58 (8.07%) Economics
8 51 (7.09%) Artificial Intelligence
9 38 (5.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 36 (5.01%) Applied Mathematics
11 33 (4.59%) 3D Graphics
12 29 (4.03%) Derivative
13 24 (3.34%) Digital Media
13 24 (3.34%) Neural Network
14 23 (3.20%) Equities
15 22 (3.06%) GIS
16 18 (2.50%) Fixed Income
17 16 (2.23%) CUDA
18 11 (1.53%) Online Games
19 8 (1.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 130 (18.08%) Linux
2 70 (9.74%) Windows
3 22 (3.06%) UNIX
3 22 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (3.06%) Windows 7
4 14 (1.95%) Android
5 6 (0.83%) Windows XP
5 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.83%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.56%) Debian
6 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (28.23%) Software Engineering
2 173 (24.06%) OO
3 168 (23.37%) Analytics
4 108 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (14.05%) MapReduce
6 69 (9.60%) Machine Learning
7 65 (9.04%) Data Analysis
8 63 (8.76%) TDD
9 60 (8.34%) Information Retrieval
10 59 (8.21%) Multithreading
11 50 (6.95%) OOD
12 45 (6.26%) Time Series Analysis
13 44 (6.12%) Predictive Modelling
14 40 (5.56%) Data Modelling
15 39 (5.42%) Bayesian Methods
16 38 (5.29%) Algorithmic Trading
17 33 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (4.45%) Unit Testing
18 32 (4.45%) Cluster Analysis
19 30 (4.17%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 426 (59.25%) Java
2 272 (37.83%) C++
3 233 (32.41%) Python
4 161 (22.39%) R
5 156 (21.70%) SQL
6 132 (18.36%) MATLAB
7 126 (17.52%) C#
8 109 (15.16%) Scala
9 63 (8.76%) JavaScript
10 54 (7.51%) Perl
11 49 (6.82%) C
12 32 (4.45%) Ruby
13 31 (4.31%) PowerShell
14 27 (3.76%) Clojure
15 23 (3.20%) VB.NET
16 21 (2.92%) Bash Shell
17 16 (2.23%) Erlang
18 13 (1.81%) PL/SQL
19 12 (1.67%) VBA
20 11 (1.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 347 (48.26%) Degree
2 8 (1.11%) MBA
3 6 (0.83%) Postgraduate
3 6 (0.83%) DV Cleared
3 6 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.28%) PMP
4 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.28%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.11%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.42%) Basel III
2 3 (0.42%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
3 1 (0.14%) DICOM
3 1 (0.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 28 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 28 (3.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.06%) VMware ESX
2 22 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (0.83%) XenApp
3 6 (0.83%) XenServer
4 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (0.97%) YUM
2 6 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (8.48%) Oracle
2 29 (4.03%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.89%) VMware
4 7 (0.97%) Google
5 6 (0.83%) JBoss
5 6 (0.83%) TIBCO
5 6 (0.83%) Cisco
5 6 (0.83%) HP
5 6 (0.83%) EMC
5 6 (0.83%) Citrix
5 6 (0.83%) Zend
5 6 (0.83%) IronPort
5 6 (0.83%) Polycom
5 6 (0.83%) Veeam
5 6 (0.83%) Tableau
6 4 (0.56%) Sybase
6 4 (0.56%) i2
6 4 (0.56%) ESRI
6 4 (0.56%) Palantir
7 3 (0.42%) Talend
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 to £125000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens - bonus, flexi time, more
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £100000 per annum - Excellent Benefits and Environment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus (c50%)
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Moneyfarm sim
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year + stock options
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Three People
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago