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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 42 69 99
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +30
Permanent jobs citing PhD 67 41 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.98% 2.81% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.96% 8.23% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 6
Median salary £65,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+59.50% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,773 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
517 498 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.12% 34.11% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 420 367 445
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 19 January 2017.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 89 (73.55%) C++
1 89 (73.55%) Mathematics
2 76 (62.81%) Algorithms
3 72 (59.50%) Java
4 71 (58.68%) Computer Science
5 70 (57.85%) Physics
6 63 (52.07%) Python
7 60 (49.59%) C#
8 59 (48.76%) Software Engineering
9 53 (43.80%) C
10 48 (39.67%) Degree
10 48 (39.67%) Machine Learning
11 32 (26.45%) Linux
12 30 (24.79%) Windows
13 24 (19.83%) .NET
14 21 (17.36%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (17.36%) Multithreading
14 21 (17.36%) Distributed Algorithms
15 18 (14.88%) Augmented Reality
16 16 (13.22%) Deep Learning
17 12 (9.92%) Aerospace
17 12 (9.92%) Visual Studio
17 12 (9.92%) CAD
18 11 (9.09%) QA
19 9 (7.44%) Pharmaceutical
20 8 (6.61%) J2EE
20 8 (6.61%) Image Processing
21 7 (5.79%) MATLAB
21 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
22 6 (4.96%) OOP

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:

Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
1 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) Ethernet
1 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) 3G
2 1 (0.83%) 4G
2 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.83%) GSM
2 1 (0.83%) Intelligent Network
2 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.31%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.83%) Big Data
2 1 (0.83%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (9.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (9.92%) Aerospace
2 9 (7.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.96%) Electronics
4 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Finance
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (40.50%) Software Engineer
2 37 (30.58%) Developer
2 37 (30.58%) Graduate
3 29 (23.97%) Software Developer
4 28 (23.14%) Java Engineer
5 24 (19.83%) Graduate Developer
5 24 (19.83%) Graduate Software Developer
5 24 (19.83%) Java Software Engineer
6 23 (19.01%) C++ Developer
7 22 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
8 18 (14.88%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 18 (14.88%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
9 13 (10.74%) C++ Software Engineer
10 12 (9.92%) Computer Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 8 (6.61%) Java Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Graduate Java Engineer
12 7 (5.79%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
13 6 (4.96%) Windows Engineer
14 5 (4.13%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.83%) .NET
2 8 (6.61%) J2EE
3 4 (3.31%) OpenGL
3 4 (3.31%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) CSS3
4 1 (0.83%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) HTML5
4 1 (0.83%) Node.js
4 1 (0.83%) React
Miscellaneous
1 89 (73.55%) Mathematics
2 76 (62.81%) Algorithms
3 71 (58.68%) Computer Science
4 70 (57.85%) Physics
5 21 (17.36%) Artificial Intelligence
6 18 (14.88%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (4.13%) Digital Media
8 5 (4.13%) Life Science
8 5 (4.13%) User Experience
8 5 (4.13%) VHDL
9 2 (1.65%) Biology
10 1 (0.83%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.83%) Informatics
10 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Linux
2 30 (24.79%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.76%) Software Engineering
2 48 (39.67%) Machine Learning
3 21 (17.36%) Distributed Algorithms
3 21 (17.36%) Multithreading
4 16 (13.22%) Deep Learning
5 12 (9.92%) CAD
6 8 (6.61%) Image Processing
7 6 (4.96%) OO
7 6 (4.96%) OOP
8 5 (4.13%) Computer Vision
9 4 (3.31%) Low Latency
10 2 (1.65%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (1.65%) Computational Biology
11 1 (0.83%) Business Development
11 1 (0.83%) Data Analysis
11 1 (0.83%) IC Design
11 1 (0.83%) Monte Carlo Method
11 1 (0.83%) Statistical Analysis
11 1 (0.83%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (0.83%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (73.55%) C++
2 72 (59.50%) Java
3 63 (52.07%) Python
4 60 (49.59%) C#
5 53 (43.80%) C
6 7 (5.79%) MATLAB
7 4 (3.31%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.65%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) SQL
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 48 (39.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) CISA
2 1 (0.83%) CISM
2 1 (0.83%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (0.83%) Cadence
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
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