The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 865 841 878
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +37
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 40 38 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.035% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.11% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 11
Average salary £57,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.68% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £35,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+63.12% -14.02%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36984 35589 38854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.56% 32.71% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 29344 28826 32914
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -27 40 £57,500 +30.68% 7
London -34 28 £60,000 +14.28% 5
City of London -9 11 £72,500 +16.00% 4
West Midlands -1 9 £57,500 +53.33%
South East -12 2 £57,500 +27.77% 2
North West 0 1 £29,000 -38.94%
Gatwick - 1 £57,500 - 2
Preston - 1 £29,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £29,000 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £57,500 - 2

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (49.35%) Degree
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 20 (25.97%) Usability Testing
4 19 (24.68%) Information Architecture
4 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
5 18 (23.38%) Java
5 18 (23.38%) Digital Media
5 18 (23.38%) Analytics
6 17 (22.08%) Visualisation
6 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (19.48%) Big Data
8 14 (18.18%) HTML
8 14 (18.18%) CSS
8 14 (18.18%) Project Management
9 13 (16.88%) Human Factors
9 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
9 13 (16.88%) Hadoop
10 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.29%) R
12 10 (12.99%) Machine Learning
12 10 (12.99%) SQL
12 10 (12.99%) PhD
12 10 (12.99%) Physics
13 9 (11.69%) Economics
13 9 (11.69%) Retail
13 9 (11.69%) Market Research
14 8 (10.39%) Natural Language Processing
14 8 (10.39%) User Stories
14 8 (10.39%) Statistics
14 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (10.39%) SAS
2 6 (7.79%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.90%) CMS
3 3 (3.90%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.39%) SPSS
2 7 (9.09%) Fireworks
2 7 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (9.09%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.79%) CPLEX
4 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.30%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.30%) SAP InfiniteInsight
1 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Big Data
2 13 (16.88%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.19%) Mahout
5 4 (5.19%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.90%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.60%) MySQL
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.60%) SQLite
8 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 7 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 5 (6.49%) JUnit
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Retail
3 7 (9.09%) Marketing
4 6 (7.79%) Advertising
5 5 (6.49%) Banking
5 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.90%) Games
7 1 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Designer
2 18 (23.38%) Consultant
3 16 (20.78%) User Experience Consultant
4 12 (15.58%) User Experience Designer
5 11 (14.29%) Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Data Scientist
8 5 (6.49%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.49%) User Experience Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Programmer
9 4 (5.19%) Programmer
9 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Customer Insight Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Scala Developer
11 2 (2.60%) User Experience Researcher
11 2 (2.60%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) HTML
1 14 (18.18%) CSS
2 8 (10.39%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
3 5 (6.49%) Apache Flex
4 4 (5.19%) HTML5
4 4 (5.19%) CSS3
4 4 (5.19%) LAMP
4 4 (5.19%) MapReduce
5 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.90%) Spring
5 3 (3.90%) jQuery
6 2 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
2 18 (23.38%) Digital Media
3 17 (22.08%) Visualisation
4 13 (16.88%) Mathematics
4 13 (16.88%) Human Factors
5 10 (12.99%) Physics
6 9 (11.69%) Economics
7 8 (10.39%) Statistics
8 6 (7.79%) Applied Mathematics
8 6 (7.79%) Chemistry
8 6 (7.79%) Informatics
8 6 (7.79%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) Neural Network
8 6 (7.79%) Open Source
9 5 (6.49%) W3C
10 3 (3.90%) Mobile Games
10 3 (3.90%) IPTV
10 3 (3.90%) Derivative
10 3 (3.90%) Social Media
10 3 (3.90%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) UNIX
1 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Usability Testing
2 19 (24.68%) Information Architecture
3 18 (23.38%) Analytics
4 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (18.18%) Project Management
6 10 (12.99%) Machine Learning
7 9 (11.69%) Market Research
8 8 (10.39%) User Stories
8 8 (10.39%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 7 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 7 (9.09%) Logistic Regression
10 6 (7.79%) Cluster Analysis
10 6 (7.79%) Statistical Analysis
10 6 (7.79%) Bioinformatics
10 6 (7.79%) Scrum
10 6 (7.79%) Econometrics
10 6 (7.79%) Workflow
10 6 (7.79%) Monte Carlo Method
10 6 (7.79%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) Java
2 12 (15.58%) JavaScript
3 11 (14.29%) R
4 10 (12.99%) SQL
5 7 (9.09%) Scala
6 6 (7.79%) Clojure
6 6 (7.79%) Ruby
6 6 (7.79%) C++
6 6 (7.79%) Python
6 6 (7.79%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.60%) Perl
7 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Lingo
8 1 (1.30%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 38 (49.35%) Degree
2 10 (12.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Adobe
2 3 (3.90%) Twitter
3 2 (2.60%) Google
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Minitab
4 1 (1.30%) Omniture
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