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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 81 86 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 27 24 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 1.70% 3.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 4.56% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26 24 35
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
459 526 696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.20% 37.25% 36.98%
Number of salaries quoted 385 439 537
Median salary £40,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,314 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 37 (67.27%) Computer Science
2 23 (41.82%) Linux
2 23 (41.82%) Mathematics
3 21 (38.18%) C
4 20 (36.36%) Java
5 18 (32.73%) Degree
6 15 (27.27%) Algorithms
7 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
7 14 (25.45%) C++
8 13 (23.64%) Physics
8 13 (23.64%) Big Data
9 12 (21.82%) REST
9 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
9 12 (21.82%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
9 12 (21.82%) JSON
9 12 (21.82%) OOP
9 12 (21.82%) Docker
9 12 (21.82%) Data Structures
10 11 (20.00%) Low Latency
10 11 (20.00%) Python
10 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.18%) Ethernet
11 10 (18.18%) Device Driver
12 9 (16.36%) Finance
13 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
14 7 (12.73%) Digital Media
14 7 (12.73%) User Experience
14 7 (12.73%) Augmented Reality

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 1 (1.82%) CloudStack
1 1 (1.82%) Node.js
1 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (21.82%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) HTTP
5 1 (1.82%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) Big Data
2 12 (21.82%) NoSQL
3 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Games
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) C Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Computer Engineer
5 7 (12.73%) Linux Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Firmware Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Junior
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.45%) Firmware Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Junior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Linux Support
8 3 (5.45%) Programmer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) JSON
1 12 (21.82%) REST
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.45%) Middleware
4 2 (3.64%) LAMP
5 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) CSS3
5 1 (1.82%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) NumPy
5 1 (1.82%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.82%) React
5 1 (1.82%) scikit-learn
5 1 (1.82%) SciPy
5 1 (1.82%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 37 (67.27%) Computer Science
2 23 (41.82%) Mathematics
3 15 (27.27%) Algorithms
4 13 (23.64%) Physics
5 12 (21.82%) Data Structures
6 10 (18.18%) Device Driver
7 7 (12.73%) Augmented Reality
7 7 (12.73%) Digital Media
7 7 (12.73%) User Experience
8 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (10.91%) Biology
9 4 (7.27%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (7.27%) Hedge funds
10 2 (3.64%) Fintech
10 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
11 1 (1.82%) CUDA
11 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (1.82%) Proteomics
11 1 (1.82%) Verilog
11 1 (1.82%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.82%) OOP
3 11 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 7 (12.73%) Validation
5 6 (10.91%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.64%) Earned Value Management
8 2 (3.64%) Open Source
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 1 (1.82%) Anomaly Detection
9 1 (1.82%) Biostatistics
9 1 (1.82%) Concurrent Programming
9 1 (1.82%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (1.82%) Multithreading
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Testing
9 1 (1.82%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (1.82%) Signal Processing
9 1 (1.82%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) C
2 20 (36.36%) Java
3 14 (25.45%) C++
4 11 (20.00%) Python
5 6 (10.91%) Perl
6 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
7 4 (7.27%) C#
8 3 (5.45%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.64%) R
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) CCNA
2 3 (5.45%) CCNP
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Docker
2 5 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Wall Street Systems
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
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