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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 25 89 106
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +17
Permanent jobs citing PhD 103 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.71% 2.05% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.76% 5.85% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 59 25 8
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,500 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
549 530 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.45% 35.01% 38.41%
Number of salaries quoted 411 393 472
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing PhD 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PhD.

1 118 (77.63%) C++
2 109 (71.71%) Mathematics
3 89 (58.55%) Java
4 88 (57.89%) Algorithms
5 79 (51.97%) Python
6 78 (51.32%) Software Engineering
7 77 (50.66%) Physics
8 76 (50.00%) Computer Science
9 74 (48.68%) C#
9 74 (48.68%) Machine Learning
10 62 (40.79%) Degree
11 57 (37.50%) C
12 38 (25.00%) Linux
13 32 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
14 31 (20.39%) Windows
15 30 (19.74%) .NET
16 24 (15.79%) Multithreading
16 24 (15.79%) Deep Learning
17 23 (15.13%) Distributed Algorithms
18 22 (14.47%) Augmented Reality
19 20 (13.16%) Reinforcement Learning
20 17 (11.18%) Visual Studio
20 17 (11.18%) CAD
20 17 (11.18%) Aerospace
21 13 (8.55%) OO
22 12 (7.89%) OOP
22 12 (7.89%) Electronics
22 12 (7.89%) QA
23 10 (6.58%) Image Processing
24 9 (5.92%) Pharmaceutical

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (2.63%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.66%) MS Office
1 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.29%) Ethernet
1 5 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.32%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.32%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.66%) 3G
3 1 (0.66%) 4G
3 1 (0.66%) GSM
3 1 (0.66%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) Big Data
1 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (11.18%) Aerospace
2 12 (7.89%) Electronics
3 9 (5.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.29%) Games
5 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Finance
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (39.47%) Software Engineer
2 41 (26.97%) Developer
3 40 (26.32%) Graduate
4 33 (21.71%) Software Developer
5 31 (20.39%) Java Engineer
6 26 (17.11%) Java Software Engineer
7 24 (15.79%) Graduate Developer
7 24 (15.79%) Graduate Software Developer
8 21 (13.82%) C++ Developer
9 20 (13.16%) C++ Software Developer
10 18 (11.84%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 18 (11.84%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
11 17 (11.18%) C++ Software Engineer
12 12 (7.89%) Computer Engineer
13 10 (6.58%) Graduate Software Engineer
14 9 (5.92%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 8 (5.26%) Graduate Java Engineer
15 8 (5.26%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
15 8 (5.26%) Research Engineer
16 6 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (19.74%) .NET
2 9 (5.92%) J2EE
3 8 (5.26%) OpenGL
3 8 (5.26%) XML
4 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.95%) Theano
5 5 (3.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (2.63%) OpenCV
7 1 (0.66%) Android SDK
7 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.66%) CSS
7 1 (0.66%) CSS3
7 1 (0.66%) Ember.js
7 1 (0.66%) HTML
7 1 (0.66%) HTML5
7 1 (0.66%) J2ME
7 1 (0.66%) Node.js
7 1 (0.66%) React
7 1 (0.66%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 88 (57.89%) Algorithms
2 76 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 22 (14.47%) Augmented Reality
4 8 (5.26%) Life Science
5 6 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.29%) VHDL
7 3 (1.97%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.66%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) iPhone
9 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.00%) Linux
2 31 (20.39%) Windows
3 2 (1.32%) Unix
4 1 (0.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (71.71%) Mathematics
2 78 (51.32%) Software Engineering
3 77 (50.66%) Physics
4 74 (48.68%) Machine Learning
5 32 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 24 (15.79%) Deep Learning
6 24 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 23 (15.13%) Distributed Algorithms
8 20 (13.16%) Reinforcement Learning
9 17 (11.18%) CAD
10 13 (8.55%) OO
11 12 (7.89%) OOP
12 10 (6.58%) Image Processing
13 7 (4.61%) Computer Vision
14 5 (3.29%) Low Latency
15 4 (2.63%) Neural Network
16 3 (1.97%) Business Development
17 2 (1.32%) Analytics
17 2 (1.32%) Bayesian Methods
17 2 (1.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 118 (77.63%) C++
2 89 (58.55%) Java
3 79 (51.97%) Python
4 74 (48.68%) C#
5 57 (37.50%) C
6 9 (5.92%) MATLAB
7 5 (3.29%) Embedded C
7 5 (3.29%) Scala
8 4 (2.63%) SQL
9 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.66%) Fortran
9 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.66%) Perl
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.66%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 62 (40.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.66%) CISA
2 1 (0.66%) CISM
2 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (0.66%) Cadence
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft
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