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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 808 896 889
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -7
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 127 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.039% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.096% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 106 29 27
Average salary £40,457 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.44% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -14.63%

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
43044 42819 42980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.22% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34487 34634 33452
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 23 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 11 February 2016. 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 +96 114 £40,457 -26.44% 19
London +67 82 £40,457 -26.44% 11
Bromley - 39 £40,457 -
City of London +62 15 £61,500 +53.75% 2
Scotland +13 13 £30,000 -
South West 0 12 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Bristol - 12 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 10 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 10 £30,000 -
East of England 0 6 - -
Cambridge - 6 - -
South Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
Edinburgh +4 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 £32,500 -
Macclesfield +21 2 £40,000 +14.28%
North West +20 2 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Cheshire +18 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Surrey - 2 £32,500 -
South East - 2 £32,500 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 99 (49.50%) User Experience
2 82 (41.00%) Degree
3 54 (27.00%) HTML
4 45 (22.50%) CSS
5 43 (21.50%) Adobe
5 43 (21.50%) NHS
6 41 (20.50%) Mentoring
6 41 (20.50%) Ethnography
7 38 (19.00%) JavaScript
7 38 (19.00%) ITIL
8 34 (17.00%) Usability Testing
9 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (16.50%) Analytics
10 31 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (14.50%) Axure RP
11 29 (14.50%) Adobe Illustrator
11 29 (14.50%) Photoshop
12 26 (13.00%) Visualisation
12 26 (13.00%) Computer Science
13 25 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 24 (12.00%) Python
14 24 (12.00%) Finance
15 22 (11.00%) Human Factors
15 22 (11.00%) Data Protection
16 21 (10.50%) MS Office
17 19 (9.50%) Flash
17 19 (9.50%) Project Management
17 19 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (9.50%) 3D Graphics
17 19 (9.50%) Industrial Design

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (4.00%) SAS
2 3 (1.50%) CMS
3 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (14.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 29 (14.50%) Photoshop
2 21 (10.50%) MS Office
3 17 (8.50%) InDesign
4 16 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (8.00%) OmniGraffle
5 12 (6.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (5.50%) MS Visio
7 9 (4.50%) SPSS
8 2 (1.00%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.00%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.50%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.50%) Google Analytics
2 9 (4.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.50%) SaaS
4 2 (1.00%) GitHub
4 2 (1.00%) Trello
5 1 (0.50%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (2.50%) MySQL
2 5 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.00%) Big Data
3 4 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.50%) EDMS
5 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (14.50%) Axure RP
2 9 (4.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.50%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.50%) QUnit
General
1 24 (12.00%) Finance
2 15 (7.50%) Marketing
3 13 (6.50%) Retail
3 13 (6.50%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.50%) Legal
5 10 (5.00%) Banking
6 7 (3.50%) Games
7 4 (2.00%) Electronics
8 3 (1.50%) Advertising
8 3 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (25.00%) Designer
2 38 (19.00%) Analyst
3 32 (16.00%) UX Designer
4 19 (9.50%) Business Analyst
4 19 (9.50%) Business Change Analyst
4 19 (9.50%) Business Change Business Analyst
4 19 (9.50%) Developer
5 18 (9.00%) Consultant
6 16 (8.00%) Digital Designer
7 11 (5.50%) Research Manager
8 10 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 10 (5.00%) User Experience Researcher
9 9 (4.50%) Senior Designer
9 9 (4.50%) Senior UX Designer
9 9 (4.50%) User Experience Consultant
10 8 (4.00%) Architect
10 8 (4.00%) Data Analyst
10 8 (4.00%) User Experience Architect
10 8 (4.00%) Web Developer
11 7 (3.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.00%) HTML
2 45 (22.50%) CSS
3 19 (9.50%) Flash
4 13 (6.50%) HTML5
5 8 (4.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.00%) Web Services
6 7 (3.50%) .NET
6 7 (3.50%) Backbone.js
7 5 (2.50%) Ajax
8 4 (2.00%) CSS3
8 4 (2.00%) D3.js
8 4 (2.00%) jQuery
8 4 (2.00%) WebGL
8 4 (2.00%) XSLT
9 3 (1.50%) Dojo
9 3 (1.50%) Ember.js
9 3 (1.50%) HTML5 Canvas
9 3 (1.50%) JSON
9 3 (1.50%) SVG
9 3 (1.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 99 (49.50%) User Experience
2 43 (21.50%) NHS
3 31 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (13.00%) Computer Science
4 26 (13.00%) Visualisation
5 19 (9.50%) 3D Graphics
5 19 (9.50%) Animation
6 18 (9.00%) Augmented Reality
7 14 (7.00%) Fintech
7 14 (7.00%) Mobile App
8 13 (6.50%) Economics
8 13 (6.50%) Statistics
9 12 (6.00%) Digital Media
10 11 (5.50%) Mathematics
11 10 (5.00%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (3.50%) Graphic Design
13 6 (3.00%) Algorithms
14 5 (2.50%) Physics
15 4 (2.00%) Artificial Intelligence
15 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.00%) Android
1 8 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 8 (4.00%) Windows
2 3 (1.50%) webOS
2 3 (1.50%) Windows Phone
2 3 (1.50%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.50%) Ethnography
1 41 (20.50%) Mentoring
2 38 (19.00%) ITIL
3 34 (17.00%) Usability Testing
4 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (16.50%) Analytics
5 25 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 22 (11.00%) Data Protection
6 22 (11.00%) Human Factors
7 19 (9.50%) Industrial Design
7 19 (9.50%) Project Management
7 19 (9.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (9.00%) 3D Visualisation
8 18 (9.00%) Information Architecture
9 16 (8.00%) Change Management
9 16 (8.00%) Coaching
10 15 (7.50%) UX Design
11 14 (7.00%) Content Management
11 14 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 14 (7.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.00%) JavaScript
2 24 (12.00%) Python
3 16 (8.00%) SQL
4 11 (5.50%) R
5 10 (5.00%) C#
5 10 (5.00%) Java
6 8 (4.00%) C++
7 7 (3.50%) PHP
8 6 (3.00%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.50%) VBA
10 4 (2.00%) Go
10 4 (2.00%) Ruby
11 3 (1.50%) Scala
12 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 82 (41.00%) Degree
2 3 (1.50%) PhD
3 2 (1.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.50%) APMG
4 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.50%) QA
3 2 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.00%) vSphere
3 2 (1.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (21.50%) Adobe
2 15 (7.50%) Google
3 8 (4.00%) VMware
4 7 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.50%) SAP
6 4 (2.00%) Cisco
6 4 (2.00%) Coremetrics
6 4 (2.00%) EMC
6 4 (2.00%) iRise
7 3 (1.50%) PayPal
8 2 (1.00%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle
9 1 (0.50%) Facebook
9 1 (0.50%) Tableau
9 1 (0.50%) Wall Street Systems
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