The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 11 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 865 828 865
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +37
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 31 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.038% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.084% 0.11% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 8
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,750 £68,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £33,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+74.24% -23.25%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37071 35709 38387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.78% 32.74% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 29487 29235 32497
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Psychology Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Psychology
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Psychology within the UK.

Psychology Salary Trend in the UK

Psychology
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Psychology over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the UK over the 3 months to 11 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
England -26 31 £57,500 +43.75% 6
London -41 19 £60,000 +33.33% 5
West Midlands +8 9 £57,500 +78.29%
City of London -7 6 £71,250 +14.00% 2
North West +5 1 £29,000 -38.94% 1
South East -14 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £29,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £29,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 32 (46.38%) Degree
2 22 (31.88%) Usability Testing
3 18 (26.09%) Computer Science
3 18 (26.09%) Java
3 18 (26.09%) Finance
4 16 (23.19%) Information Architecture
4 16 (23.19%) Digital Media
5 15 (21.74%) Visualisation
5 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (20.29%) HTML
6 14 (20.29%) CSS
7 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
7 13 (18.84%) Hadoop
7 13 (18.84%) Analytics
8 12 (17.39%) Human Factors
8 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
9 11 (15.94%) Project Management
9 11 (15.94%) Big Data
9 11 (15.94%) R
10 10 (14.49%) Machine Learning
10 10 (14.49%) PhD
10 10 (14.49%) Physics
11 9 (13.04%) Scala
11 9 (13.04%) Natural Language Processing
12 8 (11.59%) User Stories
12 8 (11.59%) SQL
13 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
13 7 (10.14%) Fireworks
13 7 (10.14%) Adobe Illustrator
13 7 (10.14%) Economics

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 6 (8.70%) SAS
2 4 (5.80%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.35%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Fireworks
1 7 (10.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (10.14%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.70%) SPSS
3 4 (5.80%) CPLEX
4 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) Hadoop
2 11 (15.94%) Big Data
3 6 (8.70%) Mahout
3 6 (8.70%) Apache Hive
3 6 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (7.25%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.35%) Couchbase
6 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.90%) SQLite
7 2 (2.90%) MySQL
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 7 (10.14%) Axure RP
2 5 (7.25%) JUnit
General
1 18 (26.09%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Advertising
3 5 (7.25%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Marketing
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Designer
2 16 (23.19%) Consultant
3 15 (21.74%) User Experience Consultant
4 13 (18.84%) Developer
4 13 (18.84%) User Experience Designer
5 10 (14.49%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Programmer
6 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Java Programmer
7 5 (7.25%) User Experience Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Data Scientist
8 4 (5.80%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Scala Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior Designer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior User Experience Designer
10 2 (2.90%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) HTML
1 14 (20.29%) CSS
2 9 (13.04%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (8.70%) MapReduce
3 6 (8.70%) LAMP
4 5 (7.25%) Apache Flex
4 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.80%) HTML5
5 4 (5.80%) CSS3
6 3 (4.35%) jQuery
6 3 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.35%) Spring
7 2 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 16 (23.19%) Digital Media
3 15 (21.74%) Visualisation
4 13 (18.84%) Mathematics
5 12 (17.39%) Human Factors
6 10 (14.49%) Physics
7 7 (10.14%) Economics
8 6 (8.70%) Statistics
8 6 (8.70%) Open Source
9 5 (7.25%) W3C
10 4 (5.80%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (5.80%) Neural Network
10 4 (5.80%) Chemistry
10 4 (5.80%) Applied Mathematics
10 4 (5.80%) Informatics
11 3 (4.35%) RIA
11 3 (4.35%) Derivative
12 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
13 1 (1.45%) E-Learning
13 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) UNIX
1 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Usability Testing
2 16 (23.19%) Information Architecture
3 15 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.84%) Analytics
5 11 (15.94%) Project Management
6 10 (14.49%) Machine Learning
7 8 (11.59%) User Stories
8 6 (8.70%) Market Research
8 6 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.70%) Workflow
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum
9 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) Web Development
9 5 (7.25%) Logistic Regression
9 5 (7.25%) Business Analysis
9 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.80%) Biostatistics
10 4 (5.80%) Predictive Modelling
10 4 (5.80%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (5.80%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.09%) Java
2 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.94%) R
4 9 (13.04%) Scala
5 8 (11.59%) SQL
6 4 (5.80%) Python
6 4 (5.80%) MATLAB
6 4 (5.80%) Ruby
6 4 (5.80%) Clojure
6 4 (5.80%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) Perl
7 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 32 (46.38%) Degree
2 10 (14.49%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Adobe
2 3 (4.35%) Twitter
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle
4 1 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.45%) Minitab
City, London
Intelligent People Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Neg. + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City Of London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
North London
Ticketmaster UK
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago