The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 93 82 119
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +37
Permanent jobs citing PhD 24 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.36% 2.01% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 5.31% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 26 6
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
PhD
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
654 584 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.01% 37.90% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 452 494 681
Average salary £39,300 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PhD
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Cambridge region.

PhD Salary Trend in Cambridge

PhD
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing PhD 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 PhD.

1 49 (72.06%) Degree
2 41 (60.29%) C++
3 39 (57.35%) Computer Science
4 35 (51.47%) Software Engineering
5 32 (47.06%) C
6 24 (35.29%) Signal Processing
7 23 (33.82%) Machine Learning
7 23 (33.82%) Mathematics
8 22 (32.35%) Physics
9 19 (27.94%) Analytics
9 19 (27.94%) Finance
10 17 (25.00%) OO
11 15 (22.06%) Statistics
11 15 (22.06%) Financial Modelling
12 14 (20.59%) Monte Carlo Method
12 14 (20.59%) SunGard APT
12 14 (20.59%) Hedge funds
12 14 (20.59%) SunGard
12 14 (20.59%) Risk Management
13 12 (17.65%) MATLAB
13 12 (17.65%) Java
14 11 (16.18%) SQL
15 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
15 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (13.24%) Bayesian Methods
16 9 (13.24%) R
16 9 (13.24%) C#
16 9 (13.24%) Python
17 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
17 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing PhD 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 PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Simulink
2 5 (7.35%) Mathematica
3 2 (2.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 14 (20.59%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
2 4 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.41%) TETRA
4 2 (2.94%) DECT
5 1 (1.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 19 (27.94%) Finance
2 10 (14.71%) Manufacturing
3 7 (10.29%) Electronics
4 5 (7.35%) Marketing
5 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Software Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Quantitative Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 14 (20.59%) Real Time Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Data Scientist
5 7 (10.29%) Junior Quantitative Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Junior
5 7 (10.29%) Junior Developer
6 6 (8.82%) DSP Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Graduate
8 4 (5.88%) Statistician
8 4 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Mechanical Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Radio Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.94%) DBA
11 1 (1.47%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.47%) CSS
3 1 (1.47%) Middleware
3 1 (1.47%) WCF
3 1 (1.47%) jQuery
3 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (57.35%) Computer Science
2 23 (33.82%) Mathematics
3 22 (32.35%) Physics
4 15 (22.06%) Statistics
5 14 (20.59%) Hedge funds
6 10 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (5.88%) Visualisation
7 4 (5.88%) Open Source
7 4 (5.88%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (5.88%) Firmware
7 4 (5.88%) Device Driver
8 2 (2.94%) Handset
8 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.47%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.35%) UNIX
2 2 (2.94%) Android
2 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Software Engineering
2 24 (35.29%) Signal Processing
3 23 (33.82%) Machine Learning
4 19 (27.94%) Analytics
5 17 (25.00%) OO
6 15 (22.06%) Financial Modelling
7 14 (20.59%) Monte Carlo Method
7 14 (20.59%) Risk Management
8 9 (13.24%) Bayesian Methods
9 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
10 6 (8.82%) UML
11 5 (7.35%) Knowledge Discovery
11 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.41%) Project Management
13 2 (2.94%) OOP
13 2 (2.94%) OOD
13 2 (2.94%) Product Management
14 1 (1.47%) Rapid Prototyping
14 1 (1.47%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) C++
2 32 (47.06%) C
3 12 (17.65%) MATLAB
3 12 (17.65%) Java
4 11 (16.18%) SQL
5 9 (13.24%) Python
5 9 (13.24%) C#
5 9 (13.24%) R
6 4 (5.88%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 49 (72.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) JTAG
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) SunGard
2 2 (2.94%) EMC
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) SolidWorks
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £32k DoE + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £32k DoE + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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TM Recruit
Salary: Negotiable based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £65k upwards OTE plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Shares
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + pension, share
Posted: 6 days ago
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ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - extensive - see ad
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 25 days ago