The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Psychology skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Psychology over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Psychology
UK
Rank 813 797 902
Rank change year-on-year -16 +105  
Permanent jobs citing Psychology 44 151 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.15% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.17% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 27 126 31
Median salary £37,500 £40,457 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.30% +7.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,600 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  

Psychology is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 75650 91140 91950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.53% 87.02%
Number of salaries quoted 62160 75461 74357
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Psychology
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Psychology as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Psychology in the UK

Psychology
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Psychology in the UK

Psychology
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Psychology over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Psychology 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 March 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 +3 37 £37,500 -7.30% 19
London -10 19 £52,500 +29.76% 14
South East +64 10 £37,500 -9.09% 1
Surrey +45 8 £37,500 -38.77%
Staines - 5 - -
Scotland +6 4 £55,000 +83.33%
Edinburgh -4 4 £55,000 +113.59%
Yorkshire +20 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands - 3 £22,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £45,750 +27.08%
Milton Keynes +5 2 £45,750 +27.08%
Leeds - 2 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Coventry - 2 £22,500 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £37,500 -
South Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Wales - 2 £37,500 -
City of London +38 1 £35,000 -43.08% 5
North West -17 1 - -
Manchester -20 1 - -
Cramlington - 1 £37,500 -
Northumberland - 1 £37,500 -
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -

Psychology
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 76 (48.72%) Degree
2 72 (46.15%) User Experience
3 51 (32.69%) Analytics
4 37 (23.72%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (21.15%) Wireframes
7 30 (19.23%) Cognitive Psychology
8 26 (16.67%) HTML
8 26 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (16.03%) Statistics
9 25 (16.03%) CSS
10 23 (14.74%) Mathematics
10 23 (14.74%) Prototyping
11 22 (14.10%) Mentoring
12 20 (12.82%) MS Office
12 20 (12.82%) Scrum
12 20 (12.82%) Usability Testing
13 19 (12.18%) Data Analytics
13 19 (12.18%) Human Factors
14 16 (10.26%) Finance
14 16 (10.26%) JavaScript
14 16 (10.26%) jQuery
15 15 (9.62%) Ethnography
15 15 (9.62%) Economics
16 14 (8.97%) Information Architecture
17 13 (8.33%) R
17 13 (8.33%) Big Data
17 13 (8.33%) Marketing
17 13 (8.33%) SAS
18 12 (7.69%) SQL

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 13 (8.33%) SAS
2 4 (2.56%) Marvel
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (12.82%) MS Office
2 12 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 8 (5.13%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.21%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.28%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.64%) InDesign
7 1 (0.64%) InVision
7 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 9 (5.77%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.56%) SaaS
5 3 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Symposium
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.33%) Big Data
2 6 (3.85%) Base SAS
3 3 (1.92%) MySQL
3 3 (1.92%) QlikView
4 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.28%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.64%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.64%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.21%) Grunt
2 5 (3.21%) gulp
2 5 (3.21%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (3.21%) Protractor
2 5 (3.21%) QUnit
3 2 (1.28%) Android Studio
3 2 (1.28%) Xcode
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 16 (10.26%) Finance
2 13 (8.33%) Marketing
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 9 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.13%) Games
6 7 (4.49%) Advertising
7 5 (3.21%) Legal
8 4 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.64%) German Language
10 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (22.44%) Designer
2 33 (21.15%) UX Designer
3 31 (19.87%) Analyst
4 22 (14.10%) User Experience Researcher
5 21 (13.46%) Business Analyst
6 18 (11.54%) Consultant
7 16 (10.26%) Developer
8 13 (8.33%) User Researcher
9 12 (7.69%) Graduate
9 12 (7.69%) Senior Designer
9 12 (7.69%) Senior UX Designer
10 11 (7.05%) Business Change Analyst
10 11 (7.05%) Business Change Business Analyst
11 10 (6.41%) Business Consultant
12 8 (5.13%) Data Scientist
12 8 (5.13%) Lead UX Designer
12 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.49%) Professional Services Manager
13 7 (4.49%) Senior Data Scientist
13 7 (4.49%) Software Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.67%) HTML
2 25 (16.03%) CSS
3 16 (10.26%) jQuery
4 8 (5.13%) .NET
5 7 (4.49%) Middleware
6 6 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.85%) HTML5
7 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.21%) CSS3
7 5 (3.21%) Ionic Framework
7 5 (3.21%) Sass
7 5 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.56%) Angular 2
9 3 (1.92%) Framer.js
10 1 (0.64%) Laravel
10 1 (0.64%) OAuth2
10 1 (0.64%) Pandas
10 1 (0.64%) REST
10 1 (0.64%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 72 (46.15%) User Experience
2 37 (23.72%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.13%) Algorithms
5 7 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.56%) Biotechnology
7 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.28%) Fintech
9 1 (0.64%) Animation
9 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.49%) Android
2 6 (3.85%) Windows
3 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.21%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.69%) Analytics
2 36 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.15%) Wireframes
4 30 (19.23%) Cognitive Psychology
5 26 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 25 (16.03%) Statistics
7 23 (14.74%) Mathematics
7 23 (14.74%) Prototyping
8 22 (14.10%) Mentoring
9 20 (12.82%) Scrum
9 20 (12.82%) Usability Testing
10 19 (12.18%) Data Analytics
10 19 (12.18%) Human Factors
11 15 (9.62%) Economics
11 15 (9.62%) Ethnography
12 14 (8.97%) Information Architecture
13 12 (7.69%) Behavioural Change
13 12 (7.69%) Change Management
13 12 (7.69%) Service Design
14 11 (7.05%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 13 (8.33%) R
3 12 (7.69%) SQL
4 11 (7.05%) Python
5 8 (5.13%) C#
6 6 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.21%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.21%) VB
8 1 (0.64%) C
8 1 (0.64%) Java
8 1 (0.64%) PHP
8 1 (0.64%) Scala
8 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (48.72%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) PhD
3 5 (3.21%) HND
3 5 (3.21%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.64%) CIMA
4 1 (0.64%) CIPD
4 1 (0.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (5.77%) Adobe
1 9 (5.77%) Google
2 5 (3.21%) ClickTale
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.28%) MEDITECH
4 2 (1.28%) Optimizely
4 2 (1.28%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.28%) Tableau
5 1 (0.64%) Hotjar
5 1 (0.64%) Omniture
5 1 (0.64%) Zend
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