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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Psychology
Rank 807 885 845
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -40
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 85 44 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.038% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.096% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 67 36 24
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +36.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £35,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £72,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £57,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +74.24%

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
44233 46035 43813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.39% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35155 36206 35302
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 2015 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 26 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 July 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 +53 78 £57,500 - 13
London +58 60 £60,000 - 7
City of London +30 16 £60,000 -17.24%
Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 - 3
South East +5 6 £42,250 -26.52% 2
South Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £55,000 -
Belfast - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
County Antrim - 4 - -
North West -3 3 £37,500 +29.31%
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 3 £35,000 -
Scotland - 3 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £48,000 - 3
Leeds - 2 £48,000 - 3
Guildford - 1 £44,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £50,000 - 1
Reading - 1 £55,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 - 1
Surrey - 1 £44,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £50,000 - 1

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 95 (63.33%) User Experience
2 83 (55.33%) Degree
3 55 (36.67%) Computer Science
4 49 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (30.67%) Adobe
6 37 (24.67%) Axure RP
7 35 (23.33%) Digital Media
8 34 (22.67%) Mathematics
9 32 (21.33%) Economics
10 30 (20.00%) Industrial Design
10 30 (20.00%) HTML
11 29 (19.33%) Business Analysis
11 29 (19.33%) Marketing
12 26 (17.33%) Statistics
12 26 (17.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 25 (16.67%) MS Visio
14 24 (16.00%) Project Management
14 24 (16.00%) Finance
15 23 (15.33%) Photoshop
16 22 (14.67%) Analytics
16 22 (14.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
17 20 (13.33%) Data Protection
17 20 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
18 19 (12.67%) Usability Testing
19 17 (11.33%) Retail
19 17 (11.33%) CSS
20 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
20 16 (10.67%) SAS
20 16 (10.67%) Google
21 15 (10.00%) Security Cleared

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (10.67%) SAS
2 6 (4.00%) WordPress
3 4 (2.67%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (17.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 25 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 23 (15.33%) Photoshop
4 20 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (8.67%) SPSS
6 11 (7.33%) MS Office
7 10 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (4.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (2.67%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.67%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) Google Analytics
2 8 (5.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 4 (2.67%) SaaS
3 4 (2.67%) Yammer
4 3 (2.00%) GitHub
4 3 (2.00%) Trello
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.33%) Big Data
2 7 (4.67%) Data Mining
2 7 (4.67%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (4.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.33%) OLAP
5 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 37 (24.67%) Axure RP
2 22 (14.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.67%) Selenium
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.67%) gulp
General
1 29 (19.33%) Marketing
2 24 (16.00%) Finance
3 17 (11.33%) Retail
4 5 (3.33%) Advertising
5 4 (2.67%) Publishing
5 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.33%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
7 1 (0.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (22.00%) Designer
2 30 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 20 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 20 (13.33%) Analyst
4 19 (12.67%) Senior UX Designer
5 13 (8.67%) User Experience Researcher
5 13 (8.67%) Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 10 (6.67%) User Experience Consultant
7 8 (5.33%) Senior User Experience Consultant
8 7 (4.67%) Graduate
8 7 (4.67%) Lead Designer
8 7 (4.67%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.67%) Marketing Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
9 6 (4.00%) Architect
9 6 (4.00%) User Experience Architect
10 4 (2.67%) Data Scientist
11 3 (2.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.00%) HTML
2 17 (11.33%) CSS
3 8 (5.33%) Flash
4 7 (4.67%) .NET
5 3 (2.00%) D3.js
6 2 (1.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.67%) WPF
7 1 (0.67%) jQuery
7 1 (0.67%) Qt
7 1 (0.67%) HTML5
7 1 (0.67%) REST
7 1 (0.67%) CSS3
7 1 (0.67%) Backbone.js
7 1 (0.67%) React
7 1 (0.67%) CGI
7 1 (0.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 95 (63.33%) User Experience
2 55 (36.67%) Computer Science
3 35 (23.33%) Digital Media
4 34 (22.67%) Mathematics
5 32 (21.33%) Economics
6 26 (17.33%) Statistics
7 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (8.00%) Human Factors
9 11 (7.33%) Physics
10 9 (6.00%) Chemistry
11 8 (5.33%) Social Media
12 7 (4.67%) Visualisation
13 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
14 5 (3.33%) GIS
14 5 (3.33%) Graphic Design
15 4 (2.67%) Informatics
15 4 (2.67%) Ergonomics
15 4 (2.67%) Applied Mathematics
15 4 (2.67%) Artificial Intelligence
15 4 (2.67%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.00%) Industrial Design
3 29 (19.33%) Business Analysis
4 24 (16.00%) Project Management
5 22 (14.67%) Analytics
6 20 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 19 (12.67%) Usability Testing
8 16 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.33%) UML
9 14 (9.33%) Requirements Management
9 14 (9.33%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 12 (8.00%) Use Case
11 10 (6.67%) Information Architecture
11 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.00%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.33%) Statistical Analysis
13 8 (5.33%) Operations Research
14 7 (4.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (8.00%) Python
2 11 (7.33%) C++
2 11 (7.33%) Java
3 10 (6.67%) SQL
4 9 (6.00%) R
5 8 (5.33%) C#
6 6 (4.00%) Ruby
7 4 (2.67%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.67%) Clojure
8 3 (2.00%) Scala
9 2 (1.33%) Lingo
9 2 (1.33%) VBA
10 1 (0.67%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 83 (55.33%) Degree
2 15 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.67%) PhD
5 2 (1.33%) MBA
6 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 46 (30.67%) Adobe
2 16 (10.67%) Google
3 11 (7.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.67%) SAP
5 8 (5.33%) PayPal
6 7 (4.67%) Oracle
7 2 (1.33%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.67%) Facebook
8 1 (0.67%) Minitab
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