The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the London region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 315 419 363
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -56
Permanent jobs citing PhD 385 187 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.42% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 1.68% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 327 145 279
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £83,000 £103,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12212 11157 12685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.26% 25.18% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9795 9021 11082
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +52 115 £70,000 +21.73% 18
Teddington -1 22 £33,000 -12.00% 1
Chessington - 13 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 10 £47,500 -
New Malden - 9 £27,500 -
Wimbledon - 9 £27,500 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £95,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £55,000 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 437 (58.66%) Java
2 378 (50.74%) Computer Science
3 344 (46.17%) Mathematics
4 343 (46.04%) Degree
5 277 (37.18%) C++
6 237 (31.81%) Python
7 229 (30.74%) Physics
8 223 (29.93%) Finance
9 209 (28.05%) Software Engineering
10 197 (26.44%) Analytics
11 181 (24.30%) R
12 180 (24.16%) Hadoop
13 179 (24.03%) Big Data
14 165 (22.15%) OO
15 160 (21.48%) SQL
16 144 (19.33%) MATLAB
17 143 (19.19%) Statistics
18 130 (17.45%) C#
19 124 (16.64%) Linux
20 122 (16.38%) Scala
21 109 (14.63%) MapReduce
21 109 (14.63%) Data Mining
22 91 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
23 90 (12.08%) Visualisation
24 80 (10.74%) Machine Learning
25 72 (9.66%) Data Analysis
26 69 (9.26%) Windows
27 65 (8.72%) Economics
27 65 (8.72%) Artificial Intelligence
28 64 (8.59%) Mahout

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 60 (8.05%) SAS
2 28 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 26 (3.49%) Apache Pig
4 22 (2.95%) Tornado
5 11 (1.48%) Apache
6 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 5 (0.67%) Node.js
8 4 (0.54%) Lync
8 4 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.40%) Mule
9 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.13%) WordPress
10 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 57 (7.65%) SPSS
2 37 (4.97%) MS Excel
3 34 (4.56%) CPLEX
4 25 (3.36%) MS Office
5 14 (1.88%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.94%) Stata
7 6 (0.81%) S-PLUS
8 5 (0.67%) Weka
9 4 (0.54%) NASTRAN
10 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.48%) GitHub
2 9 (1.21%) ElastiCache
3 5 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.03%) HTTP
2 15 (2.01%) Internet
3 10 (1.34%) Broadband
4 6 (0.81%) SAN
5 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.27%) DVB
6 2 (0.27%) RTP
6 2 (0.27%) SS7
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
7 1 (0.13%) NGN
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
7 1 (0.13%) DNS
7 1 (0.13%) VoIP
7 1 (0.13%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (24.16%) Hadoop
2 179 (24.03%) Big Data
3 109 (14.63%) Data Mining
4 64 (8.59%) Mahout
5 49 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 44 (5.91%) Relational Database
7 43 (5.77%) MySQL
8 31 (4.16%) Apache Hive
9 29 (3.89%) MongoDB
10 20 (2.68%) Redis
11 18 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (2.28%) SQL Server
13 15 (2.01%) CouchDB
14 13 (1.74%) Text Mining
15 11 (1.48%) Cognos Impromptu
16 9 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.94%) SQLite
18 5 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
19 4 (0.54%) Base SAS
19 4 (0.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 23 (3.09%) Git (software)
2 16 (2.15%) Mercurial
2 16 (2.15%) JUnit
3 15 (2.01%) Maven
4 14 (1.88%) Eclipse
5 13 (1.74%) Subversion
6 9 (1.21%) Ant
7 7 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.54%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.54%) Gradle
9 2 (0.27%) YourKit
9 2 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.13%) Selenium
General
1 223 (29.93%) Finance
2 60 (8.05%) Games
3 48 (6.44%) Front Office
4 42 (5.64%) Banking
5 40 (5.37%) Retail
6 36 (4.83%) Marketing
7 28 (3.76%) Financial Institution
8 22 (2.95%) Advertising
9 12 (1.61%) Publishing
10 10 (1.34%) Investment Banking
11 9 (1.21%) Law
11 9 (1.21%) Legal
12 8 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.81%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.67%) Electronics
15 4 (0.54%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.40%) French Language
17 2 (0.27%) Automotive
18 1 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 335 (44.97%) Developer
2 149 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 146 (19.60%) Data Scientist
4 88 (11.81%) Analyst
5 83 (11.14%) Software Developer
6 73 (9.80%) Graduate
7 64 (8.59%) Software Engineer
8 57 (7.65%) C++ Developer
9 49 (6.58%) Statistician
10 44 (5.91%) Research Engineer
11 41 (5.50%) Python Developer
12 40 (5.37%) Senior Developer
13 36 (4.83%) Quantitative Analyst
14 34 (4.56%) C++ Software Developer
15 27 (3.62%) C# Developer
16 24 (3.22%) IT Support
16 24 (3.22%) Research Scientist
17 22 (2.95%) Support Analyst
18 21 (2.82%) IT Support Analyst
18 21 (2.82%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (14.63%) MapReduce
2 54 (7.25%) .NET
3 38 (5.10%) NumPy
4 32 (4.30%) XML
5 29 (3.89%) Web Services
6 26 (3.49%) ASP.NET
7 25 (3.36%) HTML
7 25 (3.36%) OpenGL
8 24 (3.22%) Software Packaging
8 24 (3.22%) CSS
8 24 (3.22%) Natural Language Processing
9 23 (3.09%) SciPy
10 22 (2.95%) Hibernate
11 20 (2.68%) XSLT
12 19 (2.55%) RESTful
12 19 (2.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 18 (2.42%) Qt
14 16 (2.15%) REST
14 16 (2.15%) JSON
15 15 (2.01%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 378 (50.74%) Computer Science
2 344 (46.17%) Mathematics
3 229 (30.74%) Physics
4 143 (19.19%) Statistics
5 90 (12.08%) Visualisation
6 65 (8.72%) Artificial Intelligence
6 65 (8.72%) Economics
7 56 (7.52%) Hedge funds
8 52 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 43 (5.77%) Applied Mathematics
10 35 (4.70%) Derivative
11 33 (4.43%) 3D Graphics
12 31 (4.16%) Neural Network
13 30 (4.03%) Digital Media
14 28 (3.76%) Equities
15 19 (2.55%) GIS
16 18 (2.42%) Fixed Income
17 14 (1.88%) CUDA
18 11 (1.48%) Online Games
19 10 (1.34%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 124 (16.64%) Linux
2 69 (9.26%) Windows
3 27 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (3.36%) UNIX
5 24 (3.22%) Windows 7
6 21 (2.82%) Android
7 12 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.54%) Debian
8 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (28.05%) Software Engineering
2 197 (26.44%) Analytics
3 165 (22.15%) OO
4 91 (12.21%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (10.74%) Machine Learning
6 72 (9.66%) Data Analysis
7 51 (6.85%) TDD
7 51 (6.85%) Multithreading
8 48 (6.44%) Predictive Modelling
9 46 (6.17%) Data Modelling
9 46 (6.17%) OOD
10 40 (5.37%) Algorithmic Trading
11 38 (5.10%) Cluster Analysis
12 36 (4.83%) Logistic Regression
12 36 (4.83%) Business Analysis
13 35 (4.70%) Unit Testing
14 30 (4.03%) Big Data Analytics
15 27 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
15 27 (3.62%) Statistical Analysis
16 25 (3.36%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 437 (58.66%) Java
2 277 (37.18%) C++
3 237 (31.81%) Python
4 181 (24.30%) R
5 160 (21.48%) SQL
6 144 (19.33%) MATLAB
7 130 (17.45%) C#
8 122 (16.38%) Scala
9 62 (8.32%) Perl
10 56 (7.52%) JavaScript
11 50 (6.71%) C
12 33 (4.43%) PowerShell
13 32 (4.30%) Ruby
14 31 (4.16%) Clojure
15 23 (3.09%) VB.NET
16 22 (2.95%) Erlang
17 21 (2.82%) Bash Shell
18 17 (2.28%) VBA
19 15 (2.01%) PHP
20 13 (1.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 343 (46.04%) Degree
2 7 (0.94%) DV Cleared
2 7 (0.94%) Security Cleared
2 7 (0.94%) MBA
3 4 (0.54%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.27%) PMP
4 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.67%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) IAS 39
2 3 (0.40%) Basel III
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
3 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 28 (3.76%) Active Directory
1 28 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (3.22%) VMware ESX
2 24 (3.22%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (0.54%) XenApp
4 3 (0.40%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.54%) Puppet
2 3 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.40%) YUM
3 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 57 (7.65%) Oracle
2 33 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 28 (3.76%) VMware
4 14 (1.88%) Google
5 10 (1.34%) Zend
5 10 (1.34%) JBoss
6 6 (0.81%) TIBCO
6 6 (0.81%) Bloomberg
7 5 (0.67%) SunGard
7 5 (0.67%) Tableau
7 5 (0.67%) Palantir
8 4 (0.54%) Facebook
8 4 (0.54%) Polycom
8 4 (0.54%) Veeam
8 4 (0.54%) HP
8 4 (0.54%) EMC
8 4 (0.54%) Citrix
8 4 (0.54%) Cisco
8 4 (0.54%) Sybase
9 3 (0.40%) IBM
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus / Shares / Training
Posted: 1 hour ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ability Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + 25 days holiday + share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + 25 days holiday + share options
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DOE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus (c50%)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Bonus + Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £ Highly Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + share options + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Equity
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000.0000 - £50000.0000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago