The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 60 95 50
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -45
Permanent jobs citing PhD 67 33 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.69% 1.65% 4.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.36% 4.18% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 37 32 45
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
716 790 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.43% 39.40% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 586 652 778
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (78.41%) Degree
2 48 (54.55%) C++
3 33 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 30 (34.09%) Finance
4 30 (34.09%) OO
5 25 (28.41%) Analytics
6 23 (26.14%) SunGard APT
6 23 (26.14%) Financial Modelling
6 23 (26.14%) Monte Carlo Method
6 23 (26.14%) SunGard
6 23 (26.14%) Risk Management
7 22 (25.00%) Hedge funds
8 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
9 18 (20.45%) Mathematics
10 16 (18.18%) MATLAB
11 15 (17.05%) C
12 12 (13.64%) C#
12 12 (13.64%) Physics
13 11 (12.50%) Machine Learning
14 10 (11.36%) Java
15 8 (9.09%) Project Management
16 6 (6.82%) Electronics
16 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
16 6 (6.82%) SQL
16 6 (6.82%) Statistics
16 6 (6.82%) Parallel Computing
17 5 (5.68%) Product Management
17 5 (5.68%) Smartphone
17 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
17 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Simulink
2 3 (3.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (26.14%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) TETRA
2 3 (3.41%) DECT
2 3 (3.41%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.27%) Wireless
3 2 (2.27%) GSM
4 1 (1.14%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.41%) OLAP
2 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) Big Data
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
General
1 30 (34.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Electronics
2 6 (6.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (42.05%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Quantitative Developer
3 18 (20.45%) Junior
3 18 (20.45%) Software Engineer
4 14 (15.91%) Junior Developer
5 11 (12.50%) Junior Quantitative Developer
6 5 (5.68%) C Software Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Design Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Design Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Graduate
7 4 (4.55%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Mechanical Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.14%) WCF
3 1 (1.14%) jQuery
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 21 (23.86%) Computer Science
3 18 (20.45%) Mathematics
4 12 (13.64%) Physics
5 11 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 6 (6.82%) Statistics
7 5 (5.68%) Smartphone
7 5 (5.68%) Client/Server
8 4 (4.55%) VHDL
8 4 (4.55%) Economics
9 3 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (3.41%) Firmware
9 3 (3.41%) Device Driver
9 3 (3.41%) Handset
10 2 (2.27%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (1.14%) Life Science
11 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Linux
2 3 (3.41%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 30 (34.09%) OO
3 25 (28.41%) Analytics
4 23 (26.14%) Financial Modelling
4 23 (26.14%) Monte Carlo Method
4 23 (26.14%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.09%) Project Management
6 6 (6.82%) Parallel Computing
7 5 (5.68%) Product Management
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.68%) Signal Processing
7 5 (5.68%) Change Management
8 3 (3.41%) CAD
8 3 (3.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.41%) Validation
9 2 (2.27%) Android Development
10 1 (1.14%) Multithreading
10 1 (1.14%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 48 (54.55%) C++
2 16 (18.18%) MATLAB
3 15 (17.05%) C
4 12 (13.64%) C#
5 10 (11.36%) Java
6 6 (6.82%) SQL
7 4 (4.55%) Ada
8 3 (3.41%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.27%) Embedded C
9 2 (2.27%) Perl
9 2 (2.27%) GLSL
10 1 (1.14%) Python
10 1 (1.14%) VBA
10 1 (1.14%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 69 (78.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (26.14%) SunGard
2 4 (4.55%) EMC
3 3 (3.41%) ANSYS
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £35k to £55k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £35k to £55k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
RE & M (Recruiting Engineers & Managers) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Grad / PhD Entry Level
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £65k
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £150k OTE
Posted: 16 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Applitracker
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago