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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 88 63 91
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing PhD 18 57 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.24% 3.31% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 8.23% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
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
533 693 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.78% 40.29% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 453 587 662
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 1 April 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
2 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) Physics
3 11 (34.38%) Mathematics
4 10 (31.25%) C
4 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 10 (31.25%) Algorithms
5 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
6 6 (18.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
7 5 (15.63%) C++
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
8 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
8 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 4 (12.50%) Firmware
8 4 (12.50%) MATLAB
9 3 (9.38%) VBA
9 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (9.38%) Electronics
9 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
9 3 (9.38%) Statistics
9 3 (9.38%) Chemistry
9 3 (9.38%) Biotechnology

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 (3.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 2 (6.25%) OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JUnit
1 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Aerospace
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Developer
2 4 (12.50%) Graduate
3 3 (9.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) C Developer
4 2 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) HTML
1 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (3.13%) HTML5
2 1 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Physics
2 11 (34.38%) Mathematics
3 10 (31.25%) Algorithms
4 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
6 3 (9.38%) Chemistry
6 3 (9.38%) Statistics
6 3 (9.38%) Biotechnology
7 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.25%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (6.25%) Verilog
8 1 (3.13%) DTV
8 1 (3.13%) VHDL
8 1 (3.13%) Biology
8 1 (3.13%) Life Science
8 1 (3.13%) Open Source
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Low Latency
3 3 (9.38%) Machine Learning
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Analytics
4 2 (6.25%) Pattern Recognition
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 1 (3.13%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (3.13%) Functional Programming
5 1 (3.13%) Knowledge Discovery
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.13%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.13%) OO
5 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) C
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) C++
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.38%) R
5 3 (9.38%) VBA
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) Erlang
7 1 (3.13%) Rust
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) SAP
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