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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 846 833 873
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +40
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 58 38 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.035% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 45 28 12
Average salary £57,500 £43,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.94% +50.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £63,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -1.31%

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
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
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 £27,500 £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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 11 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 58 £57,500 +32.94% 3
London +27 49 £57,500 +9.52% 2
City of London +5 21 £70,000 +12.00% 2
West Midlands -8 5 £57,500 +53.33%
North West -20 2 £29,000 -38.94%
South East - 2 £57,500 -
Preston - 2 £29,000 -
Lancashire - 2 £29,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £57,500 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 45 (53.57%) Degree
2 25 (29.76%) Analytics
3 23 (27.38%) Finance
4 22 (26.19%) Information Architecture
5 20 (23.81%) Digital Media
5 20 (23.81%) Usability Testing
5 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (22.62%) Visualisation
7 17 (20.24%) Computer Science
8 16 (19.05%) Project Management
9 15 (17.86%) HTML
9 15 (17.86%) CSS
9 15 (17.86%) Marketing
9 15 (17.86%) Big Data
10 12 (14.29%) Human Factors
10 12 (14.29%) Java
11 11 (13.10%) Retail
11 11 (13.10%) Economics
11 11 (13.10%) Mathematics
11 11 (13.10%) Statistics
12 10 (11.90%) Market Research
12 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.90%) SQL
12 10 (11.90%) SAS
12 10 (11.90%) SPSS
13 9 (10.71%) Adobe
13 9 (10.71%) Logistic Regression
13 9 (10.71%) Web Analytics
14 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
14 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (11.90%) SAS
2 7 (8.33%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.57%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) SPSS
2 7 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (8.33%) CPLEX
3 6 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (5.95%) Fireworks
5 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Google Analytics
1 4 (4.76%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.19%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) Big Data
2 8 (9.52%) Data Mining
3 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.19%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Axure RP
2 7 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (5.95%) JUnit
4 1 (1.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (27.38%) Finance
2 15 (17.86%) Marketing
3 11 (13.10%) Retail
4 6 (7.14%) Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Advertising
5 5 (5.95%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.76%) Games
7 1 (1.19%) Publishing
7 1 (1.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (30.95%) Designer
2 17 (20.24%) Consultant
3 15 (17.86%) User Experience Designer
4 14 (16.67%) User Experience Consultant
5 10 (11.90%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (9.52%) Analyst
7 7 (8.33%) Data Scientist
7 7 (8.33%) Developer
8 5 (5.95%) User Experience Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Designer
9 4 (4.76%) UI Designer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Web Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Web Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Senior User Experience Designer
9 4 (4.76%) Customer Insight Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.57%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.86%) HTML
1 15 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (5.95%) HTML5
2 5 (5.95%) CSS3
2 5 (5.95%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.95%) Apache Flex
3 4 (4.76%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (3.57%) jQuery
5 2 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.19%) LESS
6 1 (1.19%) Web Services
6 1 (1.19%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Digital Media
2 19 (22.62%) Visualisation
3 17 (20.24%) Computer Science
4 12 (14.29%) Human Factors
5 11 (13.10%) Economics
5 11 (13.10%) Mathematics
5 11 (13.10%) Statistics
6 7 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (8.33%) Neural Network
6 7 (8.33%) Applied Mathematics
6 7 (8.33%) Physics
6 7 (8.33%) Chemistry
6 7 (8.33%) Informatics
7 6 (7.14%) E-Learning
7 6 (7.14%) Open Source
8 4 (4.76%) IPTV
8 4 (4.76%) Mobile Games
8 4 (4.76%) Social Gaming
8 4 (4.76%) Social Media
9 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Analytics
2 22 (26.19%) Information Architecture
3 20 (23.81%) Usability Testing
3 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.05%) Project Management
5 10 (11.90%) Market Research
6 9 (10.71%) Logistic Regression
6 9 (10.71%) Web Analytics
7 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
7 8 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 8 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.33%) Machine Learning
8 7 (8.33%) Predictive Modelling
8 7 (8.33%) Bayesian Methods
8 7 (8.33%) Time Series Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Markov Chain
8 7 (8.33%) Factor Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Structural Equation Modelling
8 7 (8.33%) Gibbs Sampling
8 7 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.29%) Java
2 10 (11.90%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.90%) SQL
3 8 (9.52%) R
4 7 (8.33%) Clojure
4 7 (8.33%) Python
4 7 (8.33%) C++
4 7 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 7 (8.33%) Ruby
5 3 (3.57%) Lingo
6 1 (1.19%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 45 (53.57%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Adobe
2 7 (8.33%) Google
3 4 (4.76%) Omniture
4 3 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (1.19%) Minitab
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