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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 79 105 87
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -18
Permanent jobs citing PhD 38 10 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.49% 0.61% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.09% 1.56% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 11
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%
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
536 640 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.17% 38.93% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 387 470 460
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 8 February 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 49 (55.06%) Computer Science
2 42 (47.19%) Java
3 39 (43.82%) Degree
4 37 (41.57%) Algorithms
5 30 (33.71%) Mathematics
6 28 (31.46%) JSON
6 28 (31.46%) REST
6 28 (31.46%) Docker
7 27 (30.34%) NoSQL
7 27 (30.34%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (30.34%) C++
7 27 (30.34%) OOP
8 26 (29.21%) C
8 26 (29.21%) Software Engineering
8 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 26 (29.21%) Physics
8 26 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (29.21%) Data Structures
9 22 (24.72%) Python
10 19 (21.35%) Linux
11 18 (20.22%) Finance
12 17 (19.10%) Big Data
13 15 (16.85%) Bioinformatics
14 13 (14.61%) Validation
15 10 (11.24%) C#
15 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (10.11%) Unix
16 9 (10.11%) Life Science
17 7 (7.87%) MATLAB
17 7 (7.87%) Perl

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (2.25%) SAS
2 1 (1.12%) CloudStack
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.34%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (29.21%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (29.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.37%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Ethernet
1 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) Firewall
2 3 (3.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) NoSQL
2 17 (19.10%) Big Data
3 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Electronics
3 4 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Military
6 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 40 (44.94%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.85%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Graduate
6 8 (8.99%) Junior
7 7 (7.87%) Junior Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Junior Java Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Physicist
8 6 (6.74%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Linux Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.62%) C Developer
9 5 (5.62%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Programmer
10 4 (4.49%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Mathematical Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.46%) JSON
1 28 (31.46%) REST
2 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 2 (2.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.25%) OpenCV
3 2 (2.25%) SOAP
3 2 (2.25%) Spring
3 2 (2.25%) Spring MVC
3 2 (2.25%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) XML
4 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.12%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.12%) HTML5
4 1 (1.12%) NumPy
4 1 (1.12%) OpenCL
4 1 (1.12%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.12%) scikit-learn
4 1 (1.12%) SciPy
4 1 (1.12%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 49 (55.06%) Computer Science
2 37 (41.57%) Algorithms
3 30 (33.71%) Mathematics
4 26 (29.21%) Data Structures
4 26 (29.21%) Physics
5 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (10.11%) Life Science
7 7 (7.87%) Biology
8 4 (4.49%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (4.49%) Device Driver
8 4 (4.49%) Hedge funds
8 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.49%) Visualisation
9 3 (3.37%) Chemistry
9 3 (3.37%) Statistics
10 1 (1.12%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (1.12%) Proteomics
10 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Linux
2 9 (10.11%) Unix
3 2 (2.25%) Android
3 2 (2.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) OOP
2 26 (29.21%) Software Engineering
3 15 (16.85%) Bioinformatics
4 13 (14.61%) Validation
5 6 (6.74%) Machine Learning
5 6 (6.74%) OO
5 6 (6.74%) Project Management
6 5 (5.62%) Electronic Design Automation
6 5 (5.62%) TDD
7 4 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.49%) CAD
7 4 (4.49%) Low Latency
8 3 (3.37%) Change Management
8 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.37%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.37%) Earned Value Management
8 3 (3.37%) Quality Management
8 3 (3.37%) Statistical Modelling
8 3 (3.37%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (3.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) Java
2 27 (30.34%) C++
3 26 (29.21%) C
4 22 (24.72%) Python
5 10 (11.24%) C#
6 7 (7.87%) MATLAB
6 7 (7.87%) Perl
7 6 (6.74%) R
8 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.25%) Fortran
10 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (43.82%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) CCNA
2 3 (3.37%) CCNP
2 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) GCP
1 3 (3.37%) GLP
1 3 (3.37%) GMP
1 3 (3.37%) GxP
1 3 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 28 (31.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (3.37%) Google
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle
3 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
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