The 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 838 839 862
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 64 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.035% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.089% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 19
Average salary £50,000 £47,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £32,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%

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
43178 41529 45122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.72% 38.92% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33710 33773 37929
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 18 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 19 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
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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 +7 63 £50,000 +5.82% 4
London +6 53 £50,000 -20.00% 3
City of London +16 22 £70,000 +12.00% 3
North West -17 3 £29,000 -38.94%
South West - 3 £30,000 -
Bristol - 3 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 -
South East - 2 £57,500 -
Preston - 2 £29,000 -
West Midlands -16 1 £57,500 +53.33%
York - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £57,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 51 (56.04%) Degree
2 43 (47.25%) User Experience
3 29 (31.87%) Analytics
4 28 (30.77%) Information Architecture
4 28 (30.77%) Finance
5 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (25.27%) Marketing
7 21 (23.08%) Visualisation
7 21 (23.08%) Digital Media
8 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
10 17 (18.68%) Usability Testing
10 17 (18.68%) Retail
10 17 (18.68%) Project Management
10 17 (18.68%) Big Data
11 15 (16.48%) Human Factors
12 14 (15.38%) Java
13 13 (14.29%) Statistics
13 13 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 13 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (13.19%) Economics
14 12 (13.19%) Market Research
14 12 (13.19%) HTML
15 11 (12.09%) SQL
15 11 (12.09%) CSS
15 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
15 11 (12.09%) SAS
15 11 (12.09%) SPSS
15 11 (12.09%) Web Analytics
15 11 (12.09%) Logistic Regression

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (12.09%) SAS
2 9 (9.89%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.30%) CMS
3 3 (3.30%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 11 (12.09%) SPSS
2 9 (9.89%) CPLEX
3 8 (8.79%) Photoshop
4 6 (6.59%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.59%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (5.49%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.10%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) WebTrends
1 4 (4.40%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) Big Data
2 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.89%) Data Mining
2 9 (9.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (5.49%) JUnit
4 1 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 23 (25.27%) Marketing
3 17 (18.68%) Retail
4 6 (6.59%) Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Advertising
6 4 (4.40%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Designer
2 17 (18.68%) User Experience Designer
3 14 (15.38%) Consultant
4 12 (13.19%) User Experience Consultant
5 11 (12.09%) Analyst
6 9 (9.89%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (9.89%) Data Scientist
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Designer
7 7 (7.69%) Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior User Experience Designer
9 5 (5.49%) User Experience Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Web Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Web Analyst
10 4 (4.40%) Credit Risk Project Manager
10 4 (4.40%) UI Designer
10 4 (4.40%) Architect
10 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.40%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) HTML
2 11 (12.09%) CSS
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Flex
3 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.40%) Natural Language Processing
5 3 (3.30%) Flash
6 2 (2.20%) HTML5
6 2 (2.20%) CSS3
7 1 (1.10%) jQuery
7 1 (1.10%) SVG
7 1 (1.10%) LESS
7 1 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (47.25%) User Experience
2 21 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 21 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 19 (20.88%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (19.78%) Computer Science
5 15 (16.48%) Human Factors
6 13 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 13 (14.29%) Statistics
7 12 (13.19%) Economics
8 9 (9.89%) Informatics
8 9 (9.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (9.89%) Neural Network
8 9 (9.89%) Applied Mathematics
8 9 (9.89%) Physics
8 9 (9.89%) Chemistry
9 5 (5.49%) E-Learning
10 4 (4.40%) Mobile Games
10 4 (4.40%) IPTV
10 4 (4.40%) Credit Risk
10 4 (4.40%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.87%) Analytics
2 28 (30.77%) Information Architecture
3 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.68%) Project Management
4 17 (18.68%) Usability Testing
5 13 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (13.19%) Market Research
7 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.09%) Web Analytics
7 11 (12.09%) Logistic Regression
8 10 (10.99%) Scrum
9 9 (9.89%) Econometrics
9 9 (9.89%) Statistical Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Cluster Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Bioinformatics
9 9 (9.89%) Business Analysis
9 9 (9.89%) Biostatistics
9 9 (9.89%) Data Modelling
9 9 (9.89%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) Java
2 11 (12.09%) SQL
3 9 (9.89%) Python
3 9 (9.89%) MATLAB
3 9 (9.89%) Ruby
3 9 (9.89%) Clojure
3 9 (9.89%) R
3 9 (9.89%) C++
4 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.40%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 51 (56.04%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) PhD
3 1 (1.10%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Adobe
2 8 (8.79%) Google
3 4 (4.40%) Omniture
4 2 (2.20%) Twitter
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