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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 824 904 848
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -56
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 73 28 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.023% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.057% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 22 44
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,202 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,636 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -8.36%

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
42758 48805 42968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.56% 40.25% 39.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33806 38988 34942
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 May 2015 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 22 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 28 May 2015. 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 +82 65 £55,000 +4.76% 18
London +87 53 £56,816 +3.30% 9
City of London +67 18 £56,816 +16.54% 2
North West - 7 £31,000 - 4
Scotland +16 4 £35,000 +2.94%
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 £35,000 - 4
County Antrim - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 £35,000 -
South East +17 3 £55,000 +96.42% 2
Berkshire +8 3 £55,000 +96.42% 1
Manchester - 3 £25,000 -
Reading +1 2 £55,000 +96.42%
Macclesfield - 2 £33,750 - 2
South West -6 1 £50,000 - 1
Essex - 1 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £42,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 -
Chester - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 70 (57.85%) User Experience
2 67 (55.37%) Degree
3 30 (24.79%) Statistics
3 30 (24.79%) Mathematics
4 28 (23.14%) HTML
5 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (22.31%) Economics
6 26 (21.49%) Computer Science
6 26 (21.49%) Marketing
7 22 (18.18%) Project Management
8 20 (16.53%) Adobe
8 20 (16.53%) SPSS
8 20 (16.53%) Business Analysis
9 19 (15.70%) Analytics
10 18 (14.88%) SAS
11 17 (14.05%) Finance
12 16 (13.22%) Usability Testing
13 15 (12.40%) Retail
13 15 (12.40%) Axure RP
14 14 (11.57%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (11.57%) R
14 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (11.57%) SQL
14 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
15 13 (10.74%) MS Office
15 13 (10.74%) CSS
15 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
16 12 (9.92%) Google
16 12 (9.92%) Statistical Analysis

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 18 (14.88%) SAS
2 9 (7.44%) WordPress
3 4 (3.31%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 20 (16.53%) SPSS
2 13 (10.74%) MS Office
3 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
4 5 (4.13%) Photoshop
4 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.13%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (4.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (3.31%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 7 (5.79%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (3.31%) Yammer
3 4 (3.31%) SaaS
4 2 (1.65%) GitHub
4 2 (1.65%) Trello
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.83%) IMAP
2 1 (0.83%) VoIP
2 1 (0.83%) POP3
2 1 (0.83%) SMTP
2 1 (0.83%) FTP
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) 3G
2 1 (0.83%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) Big Data
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) Data Mining
2 5 (4.13%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Axure RP
2 5 (4.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.83%) Selenium
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (21.49%) Marketing
2 17 (14.05%) Finance
3 15 (12.40%) Retail
4 7 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.13%) Advertising
6 4 (3.31%) Publishing
7 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (15.70%) User Experience Researcher
2 17 (14.05%) Designer
3 15 (12.40%) UX Designer
4 13 (10.74%) Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) Marketing Manager
6 9 (7.44%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Digital Marketing Manager
7 8 (6.61%) Data Scientist
8 6 (4.96%) Senior UX Designer
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Designer
8 6 (4.96%) User Experience Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Lead Designer
8 6 (4.96%) Architect
8 6 (4.96%) Statistician
9 5 (4.13%) Graduate
10 3 (2.48%) Communications Manager
10 3 (2.48%) Consultant
10 3 (2.48%) Junior
10 3 (2.48%) Insight Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.14%) HTML
2 13 (10.74%) CSS
3 7 (5.79%) Flash
4 5 (4.13%) .NET
5 2 (1.65%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.83%) XML
6 1 (0.83%) DOM
6 1 (0.83%) CGI
6 1 (0.83%) HTML5
6 1 (0.83%) REST
6 1 (0.83%) CSS3
6 1 (0.83%) D3.js
6 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 70 (57.85%) User Experience
2 30 (24.79%) Statistics
2 30 (24.79%) Mathematics
3 27 (22.31%) Economics
4 26 (21.49%) Computer Science
5 14 (11.57%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (9.09%) Digital Media
7 10 (8.26%) Human Factors
8 9 (7.44%) Physics
8 9 (7.44%) Social Media
9 8 (6.61%) Chemistry
10 5 (4.13%) Visualisation
10 5 (4.13%) Algorithms
11 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
11 4 (3.31%) GIS
11 4 (3.31%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (3.31%) Neural Network
11 4 (3.31%) Informatics
11 4 (3.31%) Ergonomics
11 4 (3.31%) Applied Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.18%) Project Management
3 20 (16.53%) Business Analysis
4 19 (15.70%) Analytics
5 16 (13.22%) Usability Testing
6 14 (11.57%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (10.74%) E-Commerce
8 12 (9.92%) Statistical Analysis
9 10 (8.26%) Logistics
10 9 (7.44%) B2B
10 9 (7.44%) B2C
10 9 (7.44%) SEO
10 9 (7.44%) Pay per click
10 9 (7.44%) Web Development
10 9 (7.44%) Information Architecture
11 8 (6.61%) Market Research
11 8 (6.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (6.61%) Propensity Modelling
11 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.57%) R
1 14 (11.57%) SQL
2 10 (8.26%) Python
2 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
3 9 (7.44%) Java
3 9 (7.44%) C++
4 6 (4.96%) Ruby
5 5 (4.13%) C#
5 5 (4.13%) MATLAB
6 4 (3.31%) Clojure
7 2 (1.65%) VBA
8 1 (0.83%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (55.37%) Degree
2 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.61%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.13%) PhD
5 3 (2.48%) MBA
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Adobe
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.92%) Google
4 7 (5.79%) PayPal
5 6 (4.96%) SAP
6 5 (4.13%) Oracle
6 5 (4.13%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.48%) Facebook
8 1 (0.83%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.83%) Minitab
8 1 (0.83%) Twitter
8 1 (0.83%) Tableau
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 29 days hols + Share Ops Scheme +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + BENS
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Hudson Manchester
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Hudson Manchester
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £52000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Vitamin T
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum £20k - £35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
England
Capita - ITIN
Posted: 20 days ago