The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 859 877 964
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +87
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 74 81 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.074% 0.021%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.18% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 73 62 19
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £42,700 £35,727
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £47,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-36.50% -17.82%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40878 45059 48620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.55% 41.16% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 33408 35791 38792
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,636
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Psychology as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 61 £60,000 +9.09% 13
London 0 42 £61,500 +2.50% 5
Scotland +8 16 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Glasgow - 14 £30,000 - 2
City of London +50 11 £61,500 +8.24% 1
Edinburgh +9 6 £26,500 -24.28%
North West +20 5 £26,500 -24.28% 1
South East +38 4 £53,750 +8.04% 2
South West +6 4 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Manchester - 4 £26,500 - 1
Yorkshire +28 3 £55,000 - 1
Sheffield +19 3 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire +18 3 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire +1 3 £67,500 +35.00%
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £34,000 -
Bristol - 1 £65,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £34,000 -
Warwick - 1 £35,000 -
Worcester - 1 £24,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £24,000 -
Coventry - 1 £36,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £36,070 -
Merseyside - 1 £36,070 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Psychology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Psychology.

1 77 (33.48%) User Experience
2 71 (30.87%) Analytics
3 70 (30.43%) Degree
4 56 (24.35%) NHS
4 56 (24.35%) Neuroscience
5 54 (23.48%) Mentoring
6 51 (22.17%) Computer Science
6 51 (22.17%) ITIL
7 48 (20.87%) Adobe
8 47 (20.43%) HTML
9 43 (18.70%) JavaScript
10 42 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 40 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (15.65%) Flash
13 33 (14.35%) Project Management
14 32 (13.91%) Prototyping
15 30 (13.04%) CSS
15 30 (13.04%) Photoshop
15 30 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
16 27 (11.74%) Ethnography
17 26 (11.30%) Data Protection
17 26 (11.30%) Google Analytics
17 26 (11.30%) Google
18 25 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
18 25 (10.87%) Visualisation
19 24 (10.43%) Finance
19 24 (10.43%) MS Office
20 23 (10.00%) Python
20 23 (10.00%) Economics
20 23 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (3.48%) SAS
2 4 (1.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
1 30 (13.04%) Photoshop
2 24 (10.43%) MS Office
3 20 (8.70%) InDesign
3 20 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (8.70%) SPSS
4 9 (3.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (3.04%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.87%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.30%) Google Analytics
2 23 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.91%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.17%) Big Data
3 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.87%) MySQL
4 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.43%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.43%) Impala
Development Applications
1 11 (4.78%) Axure RP
2 8 (3.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (10.43%) Finance
2 19 (8.26%) Retail
3 15 (6.52%) Marketing
4 12 (5.22%) Local Government
5 10 (4.35%) Advertising
5 10 (4.35%) Multimedia
6 9 (3.91%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.74%) French Language
7 4 (1.74%) Games
7 4 (1.74%) German Language
7 4 (1.74%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.74%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (28.70%) Analyst
2 45 (19.57%) Designer
3 38 (16.52%) Business Analyst
4 28 (12.17%) Consultant
5 23 (10.00%) User Experience Researcher
5 23 (10.00%) User Researcher
5 23 (10.00%) UX Designer
6 21 (9.13%) Business Change Analyst
6 21 (9.13%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 19 (8.26%) Digital Designer
7 19 (8.26%) Senior User Experience Researcher
8 18 (7.83%) Senior User Researcher
9 17 (7.39%) Business Consultant
10 15 (6.52%) Service Analyst
11 14 (6.09%) Junior
12 13 (5.65%) Graduate
13 9 (3.91%) Junior Analyst
13 9 (3.91%) Junior Test Analyst
13 9 (3.91%) Test Analyst
14 8 (3.48%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.43%) HTML
2 36 (15.65%) Flash
3 30 (13.04%) CSS
4 4 (1.74%) HTML5
5 3 (1.30%) .NET
5 3 (1.30%) Ajax
6 1 (0.43%) CSS3
6 1 (0.43%) Drools
6 1 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (33.48%) User Experience
2 56 (24.35%) NHS
3 51 (22.17%) Computer Science
4 40 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (10.87%) Visualisation
6 23 (10.00%) Economics
7 22 (9.57%) Statistics
8 19 (8.26%) 3D Graphics
8 19 (8.26%) Animation
8 19 (8.26%) Augmented Reality
8 19 (8.26%) Digital Media
8 19 (8.26%) Mathematics
9 9 (3.91%) Taxonomies
10 8 (3.48%) Physics
11 6 (2.61%) Management Information System
12 5 (2.17%) Ergonomics
13 4 (1.74%) Applied Mathematics
14 3 (1.30%) mHealth
14 3 (1.30%) Mobile App
14 3 (1.30%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.91%) Windows
2 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.30%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.87%) Analytics
2 56 (24.35%) Neuroscience
3 54 (23.48%) Mentoring
4 51 (22.17%) ITIL
5 42 (18.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (14.35%) Project Management
7 32 (13.91%) Prototyping
8 27 (11.74%) Ethnography
9 26 (11.30%) Data Protection
10 25 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (9.57%) Software Engineering
12 21 (9.13%) Coaching
13 19 (8.26%) 3D Visualisation
13 19 (8.26%) Business Transformation
13 19 (8.26%) Change Management
13 19 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 19 (8.26%) Target Operating Model
13 19 (8.26%) Transition Management
13 19 (8.26%) Wireframes
14 18 (7.83%) Human Factors
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.70%) JavaScript
2 23 (10.00%) Python
3 13 (5.65%) SQL
4 7 (3.04%) C
5 4 (1.74%) Java
5 4 (1.74%) PHP
5 4 (1.74%) R
5 4 (1.74%) VB
6 3 (1.30%) VBA
7 2 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (30.43%) Degree
2 10 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.61%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.74%) PhD
4 4 (1.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) ECDL
5 2 (0.87%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.26%) SLA
2 3 (1.30%) WCAG
3 2 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.61%) vSphere
3 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.30%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 48 (20.87%) Adobe
2 26 (11.30%) Google
3 17 (7.39%) PayPal
4 12 (5.22%) VMware
5 6 (2.61%) EMC
6 5 (2.17%) Cisco
6 5 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle
8 2 (0.87%) SAP
9 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.43%) Crazy Egg
Woking, Surrey
360 Resourcing
Salary: £40,000 per annum + profit share + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicestershire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Generous
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
TDA Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £51000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £85,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HMRC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HMRC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HMRC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HMRC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HMRC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
HMRC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago