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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 829 895 846
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -49
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 61 38 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.032% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.079% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 30 50
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,555 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,226 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,636 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -11.88%

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
42537 47814 43368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.45% 39.82% 38.62%
Number of salaries quoted 33559 37750 35151
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +40 60 £42,500 -19.04% 14
London +54 41 £45,000 -25.00% 9
City of London +48 21 £45,000 -25.00% 3
North West - 13 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 10 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 7 £35,000 -
East of England +23 3 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Manchester - 3 £25,000 -
South East +16 2 £55,000 +96.42% 2
Berkshire -3 2 £55,000 +96.42% 1
Reading -4 2 £55,000 +96.42%
Macclesfield - 2 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Scotland +15 1 - - 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £50,000 - 2
Chester - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
York - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (57.73%) Degree
2 53 (54.64%) User Experience
3 23 (23.71%) Mathematics
4 21 (21.65%) Marketing
4 21 (21.65%) Statistics
5 20 (20.62%) Economics
6 19 (19.59%) Project Management
7 17 (17.53%) HTML
7 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.49%) SPSS
9 15 (15.46%) Finance
9 15 (15.46%) SQL
9 15 (15.46%) SAS
9 15 (15.46%) R
10 14 (14.43%) Digital Marketing
10 14 (14.43%) Retail
10 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
11 13 (13.40%) Statistical Analysis
11 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
11 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (12.37%) Analytics
12 12 (12.37%) E-Commerce
13 10 (10.31%) SEO
13 10 (10.31%) B2B
13 10 (10.31%) B2C
13 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.31%) Digital Media
13 10 (10.31%) Axure RP
14 9 (9.28%) Social Media
14 9 (9.28%) Usability Testing

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (15.46%) SAS
2 9 (9.28%) WordPress
3 6 (6.19%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) SPSS
2 9 (9.28%) MS Office
3 6 (6.19%) CPLEX
4 5 (5.15%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (4.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Yammer
2 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.03%) 3G
2 1 (1.03%) IMAP
2 1 (1.03%) 4G
2 1 (1.03%) VoIP
2 1 (1.03%) POP3
2 1 (1.03%) SMTP
2 1 (1.03%) FTP
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) Big Data
2 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 21 (21.65%) Marketing
2 15 (15.46%) Finance
3 14 (14.43%) Retail
4 8 (8.25%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.19%) Advertising
6 4 (4.12%) Publishing
7 3 (3.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (21.65%) User Experience Researcher
2 12 (12.37%) Data Scientist
2 12 (12.37%) Designer
3 11 (11.34%) Marketing Manager
4 9 (9.28%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 9 (9.28%) UX Designer
5 7 (7.22%) Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Statistician
6 6 (6.19%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Content Manager
7 4 (4.12%) User Experience Architect
8 3 (3.09%) Communications Manager
9 2 (2.06%) Lead Designer
9 2 (2.06%) Consultant
9 2 (2.06%) Developer
9 2 (2.06%) Chief Technology Officer
9 2 (2.06%) Interaction Designer
9 2 (2.06%) Research Manager
9 2 (2.06%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) HTML
2 8 (8.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.06%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.03%) REST
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) Flash
4 1 (1.03%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 53 (54.64%) User Experience
2 23 (23.71%) Mathematics
3 21 (21.65%) Statistics
4 20 (20.62%) Economics
5 13 (13.40%) Computer Science
5 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (10.31%) Digital Media
7 9 (9.28%) Social Media
8 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
8 7 (7.22%) Algorithms
8 7 (7.22%) Human Factors
8 7 (7.22%) Physics
9 6 (6.19%) Chemistry
9 6 (6.19%) Applied Mathematics
9 6 (6.19%) Informatics
9 6 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (6.19%) Neural Network
10 3 (3.09%) Graphic Design
10 3 (3.09%) Life Science
10 3 (3.09%) Ergonomics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Project Management
2 17 (17.53%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.43%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.43%) Digital Marketing
4 13 (13.40%) Statistical Analysis
5 12 (12.37%) E-Commerce
5 12 (12.37%) Analytics
6 10 (10.31%) B2B
6 10 (10.31%) B2C
6 10 (10.31%) SEO
7 9 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (9.28%) Logistics
7 9 (9.28%) Pay per click
7 9 (9.28%) Usability Testing
7 9 (9.28%) Web Development
8 8 (8.25%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.22%) Campaign Analysis
9 7 (7.22%) Propensity Modelling
9 7 (7.22%) Linear Regression
9 7 (7.22%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
1 15 (15.46%) R
2 8 (8.25%) Python
2 8 (8.25%) Ruby
3 7 (7.22%) MATLAB
3 7 (7.22%) C++
3 7 (7.22%) Java
4 6 (6.19%) Clojure
5 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 56 (57.73%) Degree
2 7 (7.22%) PhD
3 5 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.09%) MBA
6 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) Adobe
3 3 (3.09%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) Facebook
4 1 (1.03%) Twitter
4 1 (1.03%) PayPal
4 1 (1.03%) Tableau
4 1 (1.03%) Minitab
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.03%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.03%) SAP
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