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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Psychology
Rank 859 849 837
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 38 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.095% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 34
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £45,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +114.28%

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
42027 43003 44675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.27% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 33822 37441
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 15 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 19 December 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
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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 -12 31 £55,000 +4.76% 4
London +8 21 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Nottingham - 5 £25,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 5 £25,000 -
City of London +12 4 £65,000 -3.70%
Hertfordshire - 3 £62,500 -
East of England - 3 £62,500 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
South West -4 1 £45,000 -14.28%
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £45,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 67 (65.69%) Degree
2 40 (39.22%) Analytics
3 37 (36.27%) User Experience
4 28 (27.45%) Finance
5 27 (26.47%) Statistics
5 27 (26.47%) Mathematics
6 26 (25.49%) Retail
6 26 (25.49%) Big Data
7 25 (24.51%) Marketing
7 25 (24.51%) Economics
8 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (23.53%) SQL
9 23 (22.55%) SAS
9 23 (22.55%) SPSS
9 23 (22.55%) Computer Science
10 22 (21.57%) Statistical Analysis
11 21 (20.59%) R
11 21 (20.59%) Digital Media
12 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (18.63%) Business Analysis
13 19 (18.63%) Logistic Regression
13 19 (18.63%) E-Commerce
13 19 (18.63%) Linear Regression
13 19 (18.63%) Visualisation
14 18 (17.65%) Information Architecture
14 18 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
14 18 (17.65%) Java
14 18 (17.65%) MATLAB
14 18 (17.65%) Hadoop
15 17 (16.67%) Data Mining

Psychology
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (22.55%) SAS
2 17 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (22.55%) SPSS
2 17 (16.67%) CPLEX
3 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.90%) MS Office
5 4 (3.92%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.98%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) VoIP
1 1 (0.98%) POP3
1 1 (0.98%) SMTP
1 1 (0.98%) FTP
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
1 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.98%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.98%) 3G
1 1 (0.98%) IMAP
1 1 (0.98%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) Big Data
2 18 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 17 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.82%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 28 (27.45%) Finance
2 26 (25.49%) Retail
3 25 (24.51%) Marketing
4 6 (5.88%) Advertising
4 6 (5.88%) Games
5 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.98%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (23.53%) Designer
2 22 (21.57%) Data Scientist
3 16 (15.69%) UX Designer
4 12 (11.76%) Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Senior Designer
5 7 (6.86%) Senior UX Designer
5 7 (6.86%) User Experience Researcher
6 6 (5.88%) Consultant
7 5 (4.90%) Marketing Manager
7 5 (4.90%) Content Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Agile Project Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Web Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Credit Risk Project Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Customer Insight Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Web Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Statistician
8 4 (3.92%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Architect
8 4 (3.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) HTML
2 9 (8.82%) CSS
3 4 (3.92%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (3.92%) Flash
4 1 (0.98%) SVG
4 1 (0.98%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) CSS3
4 1 (0.98%) LESS
4 1 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (36.27%) User Experience
2 27 (26.47%) Statistics
2 27 (26.47%) Mathematics
3 25 (24.51%) Economics
4 24 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (22.55%) Computer Science
6 21 (20.59%) Digital Media
7 19 (18.63%) Visualisation
8 17 (16.67%) Algorithms
8 17 (16.67%) Informatics
8 17 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
8 17 (16.67%) Physics
8 17 (16.67%) Chemistry
8 17 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 17 (16.67%) Neural Network
9 12 (11.76%) Human Factors
10 10 (9.80%) Social Media
11 5 (4.90%) E-Learning
12 4 (3.92%) Mobile Games
12 4 (3.92%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) Analytics
2 22 (21.57%) Statistical Analysis
3 20 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.63%) Business Analysis
4 19 (18.63%) E-Commerce
4 19 (18.63%) Logistic Regression
4 19 (18.63%) Linear Regression
5 18 (17.65%) Information Architecture
5 18 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
6 17 (16.67%) Monte Carlo Method
6 17 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 17 (16.67%) Cluster Analysis
6 17 (16.67%) Biostatistics
6 17 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 17 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 17 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
6 17 (16.67%) Econometrics
6 17 (16.67%) Database Theory
6 17 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
6 17 (16.67%) Bayesian Methods
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.53%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) R
3 18 (17.65%) Java
3 18 (17.65%) MATLAB
4 17 (16.67%) Ruby
4 17 (16.67%) Clojure
4 17 (16.67%) Python
4 17 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (3.92%) Lingo
6 1 (0.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 67 (65.69%) Degree
2 17 (16.67%) PhD
3 2 (1.96%) MBA
3 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Google
2 8 (7.84%) Adobe
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.92%) Omniture
5 1 (0.98%) Facebook
5 1 (0.98%) Twitter
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