The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 253 243 259
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.041% 0.030% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.095% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £29,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.14%
Psychology
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2396 2097 2343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.45% 31.37% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1887 1718 1998
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Psychology across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Psychology
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Psychology across the North West region.

Psychology Salary Trend in the North West

Psychology
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Psychology
England

Psychology
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Psychology 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 Psychology.

1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Logistic Regression
2 2 (66.67%) Multivariate Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SPSS
2 2 (66.67%) CHAID
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Market Research
3 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Development

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Psychology 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 Psychology. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Research Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) CHAID
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
1 2 (66.67%) Logistic Regression
1 2 (66.67%) Multivariate Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Market Research
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MBA