The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Psychology in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Psychology
Rank 839 881 976
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +95
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 93 66 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.062% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.15% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 87 38 22
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £23,202
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,250 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £35,000 £28,636
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.22%

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
41475 43222 49081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.08% 40.53% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 33638 34196 39383
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Psychology
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Psychology as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 May 2016 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +61 75 £61,500 +11.81% 16
London +31 49 £61,500 +8.24% 9
Scotland +14 23 £26,500 -24.28% 1
Glasgow - 16 £30,000 - 1
City of London +41 13 £61,500 +8.24% 2
Edinburgh +8 12 £26,500 -24.28%
South West +16 9 £67,500 +35.00%
Gloucestershire +8 9 £67,500 +35.00%
North West +25 8 £26,500 -2.75%
Manchester +6 7 £26,500 +6.00%
South East +29 5 £42,500 -22.72% 5
South Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £52,500 - 2
Sheffield - 3 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £52,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Gloucester +5 2 £75,000 +50.00%
West Sussex - 2 £41,250 - 1
Crawley - 2 £41,250 -
Dundee - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry - 1 £36,000 -
Liverpool - 1 £36,070 -
Merseyside - 1 £36,070 -
West Midlands - 1 £36,000 - 1

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing Psychology also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Psychology.

1 93 (38.27%) User Experience
2 76 (31.28%) Degree
3 65 (26.75%) Analytics
4 56 (23.05%) NHS
5 53 (21.81%) HTML
5 53 (21.81%) Mentoring
6 51 (20.99%) ITIL
6 51 (20.99%) Adobe
7 50 (20.58%) Computer Science
8 45 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 40 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (16.05%) CSS
10 39 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
11 35 (14.40%) Photoshop
11 35 (14.40%) Adobe Illustrator
12 33 (13.58%) Flash
13 32 (13.17%) Ethnography
14 31 (12.76%) Project Management
15 29 (11.93%) Wireframes
16 28 (11.52%) Data Protection
17 27 (11.11%) Finance
18 26 (10.70%) Google
19 25 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (9.88%) Software Engineering
20 24 (9.88%) Visualisation
21 23 (9.47%) Adobe Analytics
22 22 (9.05%) Google Analytics
22 22 (9.05%) Economics
22 22 (9.05%) Python
22 22 (9.05%) MS Office

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.06%) SAS
2 3 (1.23%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.23%) CMS
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 35 (14.40%) Adobe Illustrator
1 35 (14.40%) Photoshop
2 22 (9.05%) MS Office
3 20 (8.23%) InDesign
3 20 (8.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (7.41%) SPSS
5 15 (6.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (5.35%) MS Visio
7 5 (2.06%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.82%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.41%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.41%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.47%) Adobe Analytics
2 22 (9.05%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.82%) GitHub
3 2 (0.82%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.88%) Big Data
1 7 (2.88%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.82%) MySQL
3 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (8.64%) Axure RP
2 13 (5.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (11.11%) Finance
2 17 (7.00%) Retail
3 16 (6.58%) Marketing
4 12 (4.94%) Local Government
5 11 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 10 (4.12%) Multimedia
7 8 (3.29%) Advertising
8 5 (2.06%) Games
9 3 (1.23%) Electronics
9 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.82%) French Language
10 2 (0.82%) German Language
10 2 (0.82%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.41%) Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Law
11 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (27.16%) Analyst
2 52 (21.40%) Designer
3 38 (15.64%) Business Analyst
4 30 (12.35%) UX Designer
5 26 (10.70%) Consultant
6 24 (9.88%) Business Change Analyst
6 24 (9.88%) Business Change Business Analyst
6 24 (9.88%) User Experience Researcher
7 19 (7.82%) Digital Designer
7 19 (7.82%) User Researcher
8 17 (7.00%) Business Consultant
9 16 (6.58%) Senior User Experience Researcher
10 15 (6.17%) Senior User Researcher
10 15 (6.17%) Service Analyst
11 14 (5.76%) Junior
12 13 (5.35%) Graduate
13 11 (4.53%) Developer
14 10 (4.12%) Architect
15 9 (3.70%) Senior Designer
15 9 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (21.81%) HTML
2 39 (16.05%) CSS
3 33 (13.58%) Flash
4 6 (2.47%) HTML5
5 3 (1.23%) .NET
5 3 (1.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (1.23%) Web Services
6 2 (0.82%) Ajax
6 2 (0.82%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.41%) CSS3
7 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (38.27%) User Experience
2 56 (23.05%) NHS
3 50 (20.58%) Computer Science
4 39 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (9.88%) Visualisation
6 22 (9.05%) Economics
7 20 (8.23%) 3D Graphics
7 20 (8.23%) Animation
7 20 (8.23%) Digital Media
7 20 (8.23%) Statistics
8 19 (7.82%) Augmented Reality
9 17 (7.00%) Mathematics
10 10 (4.12%) Physics
11 9 (3.70%) Taxonomies
12 8 (3.29%) Mobile App
13 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
14 5 (2.06%) Ergonomics
15 4 (1.65%) Algorithms
15 4 (1.65%) Fintech
16 2 (0.82%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.29%) Apple iOS
1 8 (3.29%) Windows
2 6 (2.47%) Android
3 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (26.75%) Analytics
2 53 (21.81%) Mentoring
3 51 (20.99%) ITIL
4 40 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (13.17%) Ethnography
6 31 (12.76%) Project Management
7 29 (11.93%) Wireframes
8 28 (11.52%) Data Protection
9 25 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (9.88%) Software Engineering
11 21 (8.64%) Coaching
12 20 (8.23%) Change Management
12 20 (8.23%) Industrial Design
12 20 (8.23%) Usability Testing
13 19 (7.82%) 3D Visualisation
13 19 (7.82%) Business Transformation
13 19 (7.82%) Human Factors
13 19 (7.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 19 (7.82%) Target Operating Model
13 19 (7.82%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 22 (9.05%) Python
3 10 (4.12%) SQL
4 7 (2.88%) C
4 7 (2.88%) Java
5 6 (2.47%) R
6 4 (1.65%) PHP
6 4 (1.65%) Scala
7 3 (1.23%) VBA
8 2 (0.82%) C#
8 2 (0.82%) C++
8 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (31.28%) Degree
2 10 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.47%) DV Cleared
3 6 (2.47%) PhD
4 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.82%) SLA
2 2 (0.82%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.47%) vSphere
3 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 51 (20.99%) Adobe
2 26 (10.70%) Google
3 14 (5.76%) PayPal
4 12 (4.94%) VMware
5 6 (2.47%) EMC
6 5 (2.06%) Cisco
7 4 (1.65%) Coremetrics
7 4 (1.65%) iRise
8 3 (1.23%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.23%) SAP
9 2 (0.82%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.82%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle
10 1 (0.41%) Crazy Egg
Worcester, Worcestershire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chesham, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £40000.0000 - £450000.0000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Provide Consulting Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000 (Plus Excellent Package)
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £51000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking
SFW
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
JD & Co
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
University of Essex
Salary: From £31,665 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Oho Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 21 days ago