The table below looks at the statistics for Psychology skills 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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Psychology
UK
Rank 799 805 908
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +103
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 63 147 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.14% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.16% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 51 121 30
Median salary £47,500 £40,457 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.40% -19.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
74514 90394 91285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.73% 88.27% 86.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61291 75075 74756
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Psychology as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 22 February 2017 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 24 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -4 56 £46,250 +14.31% 7
London -1 32 £61,500 +52.01% 4
South East +85 12 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +63 11 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Yorkshire +29 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Leeds +35 6 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire +31 6 £35,000 -
City of London +14 6 £61,500 -
Scotland +11 4 £55,000 +83.33%
Edinburgh 0 4 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £22,500 -
Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 2 £22,500 -
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
Staines - 2 - - 1
South Wales - 2 £37,500 -
North West -25 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £28,000 -
North East - 1 £28,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £47,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £28,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 87 (49.15%) Degree
2 77 (43.50%) User Experience
3 60 (33.90%) Analytics
4 44 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (19.77%) Wireframes
8 34 (19.21%) Cognitive Psychology
9 27 (15.25%) Human Factors
10 25 (14.12%) HTML
11 24 (13.56%) MS Office
11 24 (13.56%) CSS
11 24 (13.56%) Statistics
12 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
12 23 (12.99%) Prototyping
13 21 (11.86%) Mathematics
14 20 (11.30%) Usability Testing
15 19 (10.73%) Finance
16 17 (9.60%) Change Management
17 16 (9.04%) Scrum
17 16 (9.04%) jQuery
17 16 (9.04%) Data Analytics
17 16 (9.04%) Behavioural Change
18 15 (8.47%) Transition Management
18 15 (8.47%) Target Operating Model
18 15 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 15 (8.47%) Web Design
18 15 (8.47%) Economics
19 14 (7.91%) Ergonomics
19 14 (7.91%) Ethnography

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 13 (7.34%) SAS
2 4 (2.26%) Marvel
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (13.56%) MS Office
2 8 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.52%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.69%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.56%) InDesign
7 1 (0.56%) InVision
7 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.69%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.52%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.82%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.26%) SaaS
4 3 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Symposium
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.34%) Big Data
2 6 (3.39%) Base SAS
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.13%) QlikView
4 2 (1.13%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.52%) gulp
2 7 (3.95%) Axure RP
3 5 (2.82%) Grunt
3 5 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (2.82%) Protractor
3 5 (2.82%) QUnit
4 2 (1.13%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.13%) Xcode
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 19 (10.73%) Finance
2 13 (7.34%) Marketing
3 11 (6.21%) Retail
4 9 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.95%) Advertising
6 6 (3.39%) Games
7 5 (2.82%) Legal
8 4 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (22.03%) Analyst
2 36 (20.34%) Designer
3 34 (19.21%) UX Designer
4 30 (16.95%) Business Analyst
5 23 (12.99%) User Experience Researcher
6 22 (12.43%) Consultant
7 21 (11.86%) User Researcher
8 20 (11.30%) Developer
9 15 (8.47%) Business Change Analyst
9 15 (8.47%) Business Change Business Analyst
10 13 (7.34%) Business Consultant
11 12 (6.78%) Graduate
12 9 (5.08%) .NET Developer
12 9 (5.08%) Senior Designer
12 9 (5.08%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.08%) Senior UX Designer
13 8 (4.52%) Account Manager
13 8 (4.52%) Sales Manager
13 8 (4.52%) UI Designer
14 7 (3.95%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.12%) HTML
2 24 (13.56%) CSS
3 16 (9.04%) jQuery
4 12 (6.78%) .NET
5 8 (4.52%) Middleware
5 8 (4.52%) Sass
5 8 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (2.82%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (2.26%) Angular 2
8 4 (2.26%) D3.js
9 3 (1.69%) Browserify
9 3 (1.69%) Flot
9 3 (1.69%) Framer.js
9 3 (1.69%) HTML5
9 3 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.69%) Web Services
10 2 (1.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 77 (43.50%) User Experience
2 43 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.34%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.52%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.26%) Biotechnology
6 4 (2.26%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.13%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.13%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Animation
8 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.95%) Android
2 6 (3.39%) Windows
3 5 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.90%) Analytics
2 44 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (19.77%) Wireframes
5 34 (19.21%) Cognitive Psychology
6 27 (15.25%) Human Factors
7 24 (13.56%) Statistics
8 23 (12.99%) Mentoring
8 23 (12.99%) Prototyping
9 21 (11.86%) Mathematics
10 20 (11.30%) Usability Testing
11 17 (9.60%) Change Management
12 16 (9.04%) Behavioural Change
12 16 (9.04%) Data Analytics
12 16 (9.04%) Scrum
13 15 (8.47%) Economics
13 15 (8.47%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 15 (8.47%) Target Operating Model
13 15 (8.47%) Transition Management
13 15 (8.47%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.34%) JavaScript
1 13 (7.34%) R
2 11 (6.21%) C#
2 11 (6.21%) SQL
3 9 (5.08%) Python
4 8 (4.52%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.82%) MATLAB
5 5 (2.82%) VB
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 87 (49.15%) Degree
2 7 (3.95%) PhD
3 5 (2.82%) HND
3 5 (2.82%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.56%) CIMA
4 1 (0.56%) CIPD
4 1 (0.56%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.13%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (3.95%) Adobe
1 7 (3.95%) Google
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.13%) ClickTale
3 2 (1.13%) MEDITECH
3 2 (1.13%) Optimizely
3 2 (1.13%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.13%) Tableau
4 1 (0.56%) Hotjar
4 1 (0.56%) Omniture
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