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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 839 865 852
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 56 41 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.036% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.090% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 46
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,450 £24,523 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £65,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.08%

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
41732 45732 42175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.08% 39.89% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 35890 34203
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +8 54 £37,500 -28.57% 11
London +21 33 £43,750 -27.08% 7
City of London +15 16 £42,500 -29.16% 3
North West - 15 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 12 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 9 £35,000 -
East of England +13 4 £56,250 +40.62% 1
Manchester - 3 £25,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 2 £56,250 +40.62%
Norfolk - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Scotland +16 1 - -
South East +8 1 £55,000 +96.42% 1
Berkshire +3 1 £55,000 +96.42%
Yorkshire -7 1 - -
Reading -11 1 £55,000 +96.42%
York - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Chester - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 56 (60.87%) Degree
2 46 (50.00%) User Experience
3 25 (27.17%) Mathematics
4 22 (23.91%) Economics
4 22 (23.91%) Statistics
5 21 (22.83%) Marketing
6 18 (19.57%) Digital Marketing
7 17 (18.48%) Retail
7 17 (18.48%) SAS
7 17 (18.48%) E-Commerce
7 17 (18.48%) SPSS
7 17 (18.48%) Analytics
7 17 (18.48%) R
8 16 (17.39%) Project Management
8 16 (17.39%) Finance
8 16 (17.39%) HTML
8 16 (17.39%) SQL
8 16 (17.39%) Business Analysis
9 15 (16.30%) Statistical Analysis
9 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (15.22%) B2B
10 14 (15.22%) B2C
10 14 (15.22%) SEO
11 13 (14.13%) Digital Media
12 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
13 11 (11.96%) Ruby
14 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
14 10 (10.87%) Physics
14 10 (10.87%) MATLAB

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 17 (18.48%) SAS
2 9 (9.78%) WordPress
2 9 (9.78%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) SPSS
2 9 (9.78%) CPLEX
3 8 (8.70%) MS Office
4 4 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (4.35%) Photoshop
5 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.09%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Yammer
2 2 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) VoIP
1 1 (1.09%) POP3
1 1 (1.09%) SMTP
1 1 (1.09%) FTP
1 1 (1.09%) HTTP
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.09%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.09%) 3G
1 1 (1.09%) IMAP
1 1 (1.09%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) Data Mining
1 10 (10.87%) Big Data
2 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
2 9 (9.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.09%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 21 (22.83%) Marketing
2 17 (18.48%) Retail
3 16 (17.39%) Finance
4 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.52%) Advertising
6 4 (4.35%) Publishing
7 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) User Experience Researcher
2 15 (16.30%) Data Scientist
3 14 (15.22%) Marketing Manager
4 10 (10.87%) Designer
5 9 (9.78%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 6 (6.52%) UX Designer
6 6 (6.52%) Statistician
6 6 (6.52%) Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Content Manager
8 4 (4.35%) User Experience Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Architect
9 3 (3.26%) Interaction Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Research Manager
10 2 (2.17%) Senior Designer
10 2 (2.17%) Chief Technology Officer
10 2 (2.17%) Senior UX Designer
10 2 (2.17%) Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) Developer
11 1 (1.09%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.39%) HTML
2 9 (9.78%) CSS
3 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.09%) REST
4 1 (1.09%) XML
4 1 (1.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 46 (50.00%) User Experience
2 25 (27.17%) Mathematics
3 22 (23.91%) Economics
3 22 (23.91%) Statistics
4 15 (16.30%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (14.13%) Digital Media
6 12 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 10 (10.87%) Physics
7 10 (10.87%) Algorithms
7 10 (10.87%) Visualisation
7 10 (10.87%) Social Media
8 9 (9.78%) Informatics
8 9 (9.78%) Chemistry
8 9 (9.78%) Applied Mathematics
8 9 (9.78%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (9.78%) Neural Network
9 3 (3.26%) Life Science
9 3 (3.26%) Ergonomics
9 3 (3.26%) Human Factors
10 2 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) Digital Marketing
2 17 (18.48%) E-Commerce
2 17 (18.48%) Analytics
3 16 (17.39%) Project Management
3 16 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 15 (16.30%) Statistical Analysis
5 14 (15.22%) SEO
5 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.22%) B2B
5 14 (15.22%) B2C
6 10 (10.87%) Data Modelling
6 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
6 10 (10.87%) Linear Regression
7 9 (9.78%) Database Theory
7 9 (9.78%) Relational Database Theory
7 9 (9.78%) Bayesian Methods
7 9 (9.78%) Time Series Analysis
7 9 (9.78%) Markov Chain
7 9 (9.78%) Factor Analysis
7 9 (9.78%) Structural Equation Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.48%) R
2 16 (17.39%) SQL
3 11 (11.96%) Ruby
4 10 (10.87%) Python
4 10 (10.87%) MATLAB
4 10 (10.87%) C++
4 10 (10.87%) Java
5 9 (9.78%) Clojure
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 56 (60.87%) Degree
2 10 (10.87%) PhD
3 5 (5.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) MBA
6 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.61%) Adobe
3 6 (6.52%) Google
4 3 (3.26%) Facebook
5 1 (1.09%) Twitter
5 1 (1.09%) Tableau
5 1 (1.09%) Minitab
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle
5 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
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