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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Psychology
UK
Rank 759 853 913
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +60
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 90 86 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.086% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.20% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 31
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -30.00%

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
34145 42640 42584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.46% 42.66% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27843 34180 34549
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Psychology Salary Histogram in the UK

Psychology
Top 29 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +98 85 £50,000 +4.09% 3
London +74 48 £59,500 +19.00% 1
South East +83 16 £37,500 +15.38%
Surrey +45 13 £35,000 +7.69%
North West -7 12 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London +15 8 £61,500 -
West Yorkshire +28 5 £35,000 -
Leeds +22 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +20 5 £35,000 +7.69%
Merseyside - 4 - -
Liverpool - 4 - -
Coventry - 3 £22,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £22,500 -
Scotland +15 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Edinburgh +7 1 £55,000 -
Wales - 1 £37,500 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £28,000 -
South Wales - 1 £37,500 - 2
North East - 1 £28,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Crawley - 1 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £62,500 -
Staines - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £28,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £62,500 -
Manchester - 1 £37,500 -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 87 (47.28%) Degree
2 77 (41.85%) User Experience
3 72 (39.13%) Analytics
4 52 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (16.85%) Wireframes
8 28 (15.22%) Human Factors
9 27 (14.67%) Statistics
9 27 (14.67%) Mentoring
10 26 (14.13%) HTML
11 25 (13.59%) MS Office
11 25 (13.59%) CSS
12 24 (13.04%) Usability Testing
13 21 (11.41%) Change Management
14 20 (10.87%) Prototyping
15 19 (10.33%) Target Operating Model
15 19 (10.33%) Web Design
15 19 (10.33%) Web Analytics
15 19 (10.33%) Mathematics
15 19 (10.33%) Transition Management
15 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 18 (9.78%) Computer Science
16 18 (9.78%) Marketing
17 17 (9.24%) Finance
17 17 (9.24%) Big Data
18 16 (8.70%) Business Transformation
18 16 (8.70%) Market Research
18 16 (8.70%) Ethnography
19 15 (8.15%) jQuery

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 12 (6.52%) SAS
2 2 (1.09%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.54%) Marvel
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (13.59%) MS Office
2 6 (3.26%) Photoshop
3 5 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.72%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.09%) CPLEX
4 2 (1.09%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.09%) InDesign
4 2 (1.09%) SPSS
5 1 (0.54%) InVision
5 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.80%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.80%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 4 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Symposium
2 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.24%) Big Data
2 6 (3.26%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.63%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.09%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.09%) QlikView
4 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.09%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (4.35%) gulp
2 5 (2.72%) Grunt
2 5 (2.72%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (2.72%) Protractor
2 5 (2.72%) QUnit
3 3 (1.63%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.09%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.09%) Xcode
5 1 (0.54%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 18 (9.78%) Marketing
2 17 (9.24%) Finance
3 11 (5.98%) Retail
4 9 (4.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.80%) Advertising
6 4 (2.17%) French Language
6 4 (2.17%) Games
6 4 (2.17%) Italian Language
6 4 (2.17%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.09%) Electronics
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (23.37%) Analyst
2 37 (20.11%) Business Analyst
3 30 (16.30%) User Researcher
4 28 (15.22%) Consultant
4 28 (15.22%) Designer
5 25 (13.59%) User Experience Researcher
6 24 (13.04%) UX Designer
7 20 (10.87%) Business Consultant
8 19 (10.33%) Business Change Analyst
8 19 (10.33%) Business Change Business Analyst
8 19 (10.33%) Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Graduate
10 9 (4.89%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.89%) Data Scientist
11 8 (4.35%) Account Manager
11 8 (4.35%) Sales Manager
11 8 (4.35%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Professional Services Manager
12 7 (3.80%) Research Consultant
12 7 (3.80%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.13%) HTML
2 25 (13.59%) CSS
3 15 (8.15%) jQuery
4 11 (5.98%) .NET
5 8 (4.35%) Middleware
5 8 (4.35%) Sass
5 8 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (3.26%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.72%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (2.72%) Ionic Framework
8 4 (2.17%) Angular 2
8 4 (2.17%) D3.js
9 3 (1.63%) Browserify
9 3 (1.63%) Flot
9 3 (1.63%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (1.63%) Web Services
10 2 (1.09%) HTML5
10 2 (1.09%) Natural Language Processing
11 1 (0.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (41.85%) User Experience
2 52 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (14.67%) Statistics
4 19 (10.33%) Mathematics
5 18 (9.78%) Computer Science
6 15 (8.15%) Ergonomics
7 13 (7.07%) Economics
8 10 (5.43%) Algorithms
8 10 (5.43%) Telematics
9 9 (4.89%) Visualisation
10 8 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (4.35%) Mobile App
11 6 (3.26%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (3.26%) Digital Media
11 6 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (1.63%) Biology
13 2 (1.09%) Applied Mathematics
13 2 (1.09%) Biotechnology
13 2 (1.09%) Chemistry
13 2 (1.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.35%) Android
2 6 (3.26%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.26%) Windows
3 5 (2.72%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.13%) Analytics
2 45 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (16.85%) Wireframes
5 28 (15.22%) Human Factors
6 27 (14.67%) Mentoring
7 24 (13.04%) Usability Testing
8 21 (11.41%) Change Management
9 20 (10.87%) Prototyping
10 19 (10.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 19 (10.33%) Target Operating Model
10 19 (10.33%) Transition Management
10 19 (10.33%) Web Analytics
10 19 (10.33%) Web Design
11 16 (8.70%) Business Transformation
11 16 (8.70%) Ethnography
11 16 (8.70%) Market Research
12 15 (8.15%) User Stories
13 14 (7.61%) Service Design
14 13 (7.07%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.07%) SQL
2 12 (6.52%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.52%) Python
2 12 (6.52%) R
3 10 (5.43%) C#
4 8 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.72%) VB
6 4 (2.17%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.09%) C++
7 2 (1.09%) Clojure
7 2 (1.09%) Java
7 2 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (0.54%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 87 (47.28%) Degree
2 9 (4.89%) PhD
3 5 (2.72%) HND
3 5 (2.72%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.54%) CIMA
4 1 (0.54%) CIPD
4 1 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) Actionable Recommendations
2 2 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (3.80%) Google
2 4 (2.17%) Adobe
3 3 (1.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.09%) MEDITECH
4 2 (1.09%) Optimizely
5 1 (0.54%) ClickTale
5 1 (0.54%) Hotjar
5 1 (0.54%) Omniture
5 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.54%) Tableau
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IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Applicant Services
Salary: Up to £25,000 dependent on experience + 3% flexible benefits + on target bonus of 5% + contributory pension
Posted: 4 days ago