The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 440 480 478
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -2
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 8 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.024% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +96.42%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £28,636
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.22%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7910 8195 9181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 40.95% 38.16% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6504 6345 7207
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Psychology
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Psychology Salary Trend in the South East

Psychology
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Psychology across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the South East

Psychology
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Buckinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Surrey - 2 £61,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £41,250 -
Hampshire - 1 £42,500 -
Psychology
England

Psychology
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) Human Factors
4 3 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
5 2 (22.22%) Service Design
5 2 (22.22%) Ergonomics
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Ethnography
5 2 (22.22%) Heuristic Evaluation
5 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (11.11%) B2B
6 1 (11.11%) iDTV
6 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) Law
6 1 (11.11%) Advertising
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (11.11%) Remote Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Line Management
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
2 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience Researcher
2 2 (22.22%) User Researcher
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) HR Director
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior User Experience Researcher
3 1 (11.11%) Senior User Researcher
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Ergonomics
3 1 (11.11%) iDTV
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Human Factors
2 3 (33.33%) Qualitative Research
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Ethnography
3 2 (22.22%) Heuristic Evaluation
3 2 (22.22%) Service Design
3 2 (22.22%) Usability Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Remote Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree