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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 101 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing PhD 13 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.74% 1.58% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 4.16% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 20
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +12.67%
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
638 553 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.25% 37.98% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 450 427 619
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (81.08%) Software Engineering
2 21 (56.76%) C
2 21 (56.76%) Computer Science
3 20 (54.05%) Algorithms
3 20 (54.05%) Degree
4 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
4 14 (37.84%) C++
4 14 (37.84%) Machine Learning
5 12 (32.43%) Physics
5 12 (32.43%) Statistics
5 12 (32.43%) MATLAB
5 12 (32.43%) R
6 11 (29.73%) SQL
6 11 (29.73%) Python
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
7 10 (27.03%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) Bayesian Methods
8 9 (24.32%) Signal Processing
8 9 (24.32%) Linux
9 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) Applied Mathematics
10 6 (16.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 6 (16.22%) Internet
10 6 (16.22%) Natural Language Processing
10 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Discovery
10 6 (16.22%) Analytics
10 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
10 6 (16.22%) Mathematica
10 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (10.81%) Marketing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Mathematica
2 3 (8.11%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Internet
1 6 (16.22%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (8.11%) Ethernet
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
3 1 (2.70%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (10.81%) Electronics
2 4 (10.81%) Marketing
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Real Time Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Data Scientist
4 4 (10.81%) Graduate
4 4 (10.81%) Statistician
5 3 (8.11%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) DSP Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Firmware Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Middleware Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Design Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Mechanical Design Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Mechanical Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
3 1 (2.70%) Ajax
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (56.76%) Computer Science
2 20 (54.05%) Algorithms
3 14 (37.84%) Mathematics
4 12 (32.43%) Statistics
4 12 (32.43%) Physics
5 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.22%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source
8 3 (8.11%) Device Driver
9 1 (2.70%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Software Engineering
2 14 (37.84%) Machine Learning
3 10 (27.03%) Bayesian Methods
4 9 (24.32%) Signal Processing
5 6 (16.22%) Knowledge Discovery
5 6 (16.22%) Analytics
5 6 (16.22%) Low Latency
6 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) UML
8 2 (5.41%) Pattern Recognition
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.70%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (2.70%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.70%) CAD
9 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Web Development
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) C
2 14 (37.84%) C++
3 12 (32.43%) MATLAB
3 12 (32.43%) R
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Python
5 10 (27.03%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) SolidWorks
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £Excellent (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare, share options
Posted: 4 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 5 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£45,000 DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
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EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago