Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Psychology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Psychology over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Psychology
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1025 1023 1129
Rank change year-on-year -2 +106 +95
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 147 167 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.087% 0.093% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.097% 0.10% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 99 127 108
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £81,250 £79,125
UK median annual salary £50,750 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -15.42% +9.09% +10.00%

Psychology is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 152153 160470 180138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.39% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121055 134622 149914
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Psychology
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Psychology as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Psychology in England

Psychology
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Psychology in England.

Salary trend for Psychology in England

Psychology
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Psychology in England

Psychology
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Psychology within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -9 95 £55,000 -10.57% 4
North of England -1 24 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Yorkshire +39 20 £52,500 - 1
South East +21 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
South West +17 7 £22,500 -65.38% 1
East of England +15 5 £52,500 - 3
Midlands +28 3 £35,000 +45.83% 3
North East +5 3 £35,000 -44.44% 1
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands -1 1 £20,000 -16.67% 2
North West -31 1 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Psychology
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for Psychology.

1 86 (58.50%) User Experience
2 83 (56.46%) Degree
3 49 (33.33%) Marketing
4 46 (31.29%) Analytics
5 31 (21.09%) Computer Science
6 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (19.05%) Usability Testing
8 27 (18.37%) Human Factors
9 26 (17.69%) Cognitive Psychology
10 25 (17.01%) Social Media
11 24 (16.33%) Adobe
12 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
13 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (14.29%) CMS
14 20 (13.61%) Mathematics
14 20 (13.61%) Axure RP
15 19 (12.93%) Mentoring
15 19 (12.93%) Prototyping
16 18 (12.24%) Content Management
16 18 (12.24%) Google
16 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (12.24%) Project Management
16 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (11.56%) Advertising
17 17 (11.56%) Statistics
17 17 (11.56%) Heuristic Evaluation
17 17 (11.56%) Quantitative Research
18 16 (10.88%) Adobe Illustrator
19 15 (10.20%) Internet
19 15 (10.20%) Creative Problem-Solving

Psychology
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 21 (14.29%) CMS
2 4 (2.72%) WordPress
3 3 (2.04%) SAS
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (10.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (9.52%) InDesign
3 14 (9.52%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (8.84%) InVision
4 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Excel
5 8 (5.44%) MS Visio
6 6 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (3.40%) Photoshop
7 5 (3.40%) SPSS
8 2 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (1.36%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (1.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.76%) Google Tag Manager
3 5 (3.40%) SaaS
4 3 (2.04%) Slack
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.36%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.36%) Power BI
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.68%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (13.61%) Axure RP
2 8 (5.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 49 (33.33%) Marketing
2 17 (11.56%) Advertising
3 14 (9.52%) Automotive
3 14 (9.52%) Finance
3 14 (9.52%) Games
4 7 (4.76%) Law
5 6 (4.08%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.04%) French Language
7 3 (2.04%) German Language
7 3 (2.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (29.25%) User Experience Researcher
2 29 (19.73%) Analyst
3 26 (17.69%) Designer
4 22 (14.97%) UX Designer
5 18 (12.24%) User Researcher
6 16 (10.88%) Developer
7 14 (9.52%) Junior
8 13 (8.84%) Consultant
9 12 (8.16%) Business Analyst
10 10 (6.80%) Senior Designer
10 10 (6.80%) Senior UX Designer
11 6 (4.08%) Business Change Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Business Change Business Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Business Consultant
11 6 (4.08%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.08%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.40%) Development Analyst
12 5 (3.40%) Junior Designer
12 5 (3.40%) Junior UX Designer
13 4 (2.72%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.16%) .NET
2 6 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.36%) COM
4 2 (1.36%) CSS
4 2 (1.36%) HTML
4 2 (1.36%) Node.js
5 1 (0.68%) Django
5 1 (0.68%) Material Design
5 1 (0.68%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.68%) Pandas
5 1 (0.68%) React
5 1 (0.68%) Redux
5 1 (0.68%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.68%) SciPy
5 1 (0.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (58.50%) User Experience
2 31 (21.09%) Computer Science
3 25 (17.01%) Social Media
4 21 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.48%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.40%) Cyber Attack
7 3 (2.04%) Tandem
7 3 (2.04%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.36%) Online Games
9 1 (0.68%) BBC
9 1 (0.68%) Blog
9 1 (0.68%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.68%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.68%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.12%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.68%) Android
2 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.29%) Analytics
2 30 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (19.05%) Usability Testing
4 27 (18.37%) Human Factors
5 26 (17.69%) Cognitive Psychology
6 20 (13.61%) Mathematics
7 19 (12.93%) Mentoring
7 19 (12.93%) Prototyping
8 18 (12.24%) Content Management
8 18 (12.24%) Project Management
8 18 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (11.56%) Heuristic Evaluation
9 17 (11.56%) Quantitative Research
9 17 (11.56%) Statistics
10 15 (10.20%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 14 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
11 14 (9.52%) Economics
11 14 (9.52%) Internet Marketing
11 14 (9.52%) Scrum
12 13 (8.84%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.80%) SQL
2 9 (6.12%) C#
3 7 (4.76%) R
4 6 (4.08%) Python
5 4 (2.72%) Java
6 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 83 (56.46%) Degree
2 12 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (4.76%) Postgraduate
4 6 (4.08%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.72%) HND
5 4 (2.72%) PhD
6 1 (0.68%) APMG
6 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.68%) PMO
Vendors
1 24 (16.33%) Adobe
2 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.24%) Google
4 10 (6.80%) Apple
4 10 (6.80%) Tableau
5 4 (2.72%) Genesys
5 4 (2.72%) Hotjar
5 4 (2.72%) Optimizely
5 4 (2.72%) Pega
6 3 (2.04%) Criteo
6 3 (2.04%) DoubleClick
6 3 (2.04%) Facebook
7 2 (1.36%) Datactics
7 2 (1.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) SIMUL8