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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 99 88 119
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +31
Permanent jobs citing PhD 28 29 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.51% 1.83% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 5.13% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 19 24 8
Average salary £35,000 £46,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +19.35%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
698 565 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.63% 35.65% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 490 477 705
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 21 August 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 70 (76.09%) Degree
2 57 (61.96%) C++
3 49 (53.26%) Computer Science
4 45 (48.91%) Software Engineering
5 41 (44.57%) C
6 29 (31.52%) Machine Learning
7 28 (30.43%) Analytics
8 27 (29.35%) Signal Processing
9 26 (28.26%) OO
9 26 (28.26%) Finance
9 26 (28.26%) Mathematics
10 23 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
11 22 (23.91%) SunGard
11 22 (23.91%) Risk Management
11 22 (23.91%) Physics
11 22 (23.91%) Monte Carlo Method
11 22 (23.91%) SunGard APT
11 22 (23.91%) Hedge funds
12 16 (17.39%) Statistics
13 14 (15.22%) Manufacturing
14 13 (14.13%) Java
14 13 (14.13%) MATLAB
15 12 (13.04%) SQL
16 11 (11.96%) Electronics
17 10 (10.87%) C#
17 10 (10.87%) Python
17 10 (10.87%) Bayesian Methods
18 9 (9.78%) R
19 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
19 7 (7.61%) Integration Testing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Simulink
2 5 (5.43%) Mathematica
3 3 (3.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 22 (23.91%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) TETRA
2 5 (5.43%) Ethernet
2 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
3 3 (3.26%) DECT
4 2 (2.17%) GSM
5 1 (1.09%) NGN
5 1 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Manufacturing
3 11 (11.96%) Electronics
4 5 (5.43%) Marketing
5 4 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Software Engineer
2 28 (30.43%) Developer
3 22 (23.91%) Quantitative Developer
4 17 (18.48%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 17 (18.48%) Real Time Engineer
5 14 (15.22%) Junior
6 11 (11.96%) Junior Developer
6 11 (11.96%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 8 (8.70%) Data Scientist
8 7 (7.61%) Graduate
9 6 (6.52%) DSP Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Statistician
10 4 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Firmware Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Mechanical Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Junior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Radio Engineer
11 3 (3.26%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) .NET
1 5 (5.43%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) WCF
3 1 (1.09%) jQuery
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 49 (53.26%) Computer Science
2 26 (28.26%) Mathematics
3 22 (23.91%) Physics
3 22 (23.91%) Hedge funds
4 16 (17.39%) Statistics
5 5 (5.43%) Firmware
5 5 (5.43%) Device Driver
5 5 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.35%) Visualisation
6 4 (4.35%) Open Source
6 4 (4.35%) Applied Mathematics
7 3 (3.26%) Handset
8 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.09%) Biology
9 1 (1.09%) Life Science
9 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) UNIX
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Android
3 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.91%) Software Engineering
2 29 (31.52%) Machine Learning
3 28 (30.43%) Analytics
4 27 (29.35%) Signal Processing
5 26 (28.26%) OO
6 23 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
7 22 (23.91%) Monte Carlo Method
7 22 (23.91%) Risk Management
8 10 (10.87%) Bayesian Methods
9 7 (7.61%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.52%) UML
10 6 (6.52%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.43%) Knowledge Discovery
11 5 (5.43%) Product Management
11 5 (5.43%) Project Management
12 3 (3.26%) OOP
13 2 (2.17%) OOD
14 1 (1.09%) CAD
14 1 (1.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.96%) C++
2 41 (44.57%) C
3 13 (14.13%) Java
3 13 (14.13%) MATLAB
4 12 (13.04%) SQL
5 10 (10.87%) Python
5 10 (10.87%) C#
6 9 (9.78%) R
7 5 (5.43%) Assembly Language
8 3 (3.26%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (76.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) JTAG
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) SunGard
2 4 (4.35%) EMC
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.09%) SolidWorks
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