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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 97 84 101
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing PhD 15 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.88% 1.62% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 4.07% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 20
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
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
607 589 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.62% 39.80% 38.20%
Number of salaries quoted 437 461 637
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,900
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 21 November 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 33 (76.74%) Software Engineering
2 27 (62.79%) Degree
2 27 (62.79%) C
3 25 (58.14%) Computer Science
3 25 (58.14%) Algorithms
4 18 (41.86%) C++
4 18 (41.86%) Machine Learning
5 16 (37.21%) Signal Processing
6 15 (34.88%) MATLAB
7 14 (32.56%) Mathematics
8 12 (27.91%) Physics
8 12 (27.91%) Statistics
8 12 (27.91%) R
9 11 (25.58%) Python
9 11 (25.58%) SQL
10 10 (23.26%) Java
10 10 (23.26%) Finance
10 10 (23.26%) Bayesian Methods
11 8 (18.60%) Linux
12 7 (16.28%) Electronics
12 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
12 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
12 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (13.95%) Knowledge Discovery
13 6 (13.95%) Analytics
13 6 (13.95%) Natural Language Processing
13 6 (13.95%) Applied Mathematics
13 6 (13.95%) Mathematica
13 6 (13.95%) Simulink
13 6 (13.95%) Internet

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (2.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Simulink
1 6 (13.95%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 5 (11.63%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Electronics
3 6 (13.95%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.30%) Marketing
4 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Real Time Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) DSP Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Data Scientist
5 4 (9.30%) Graduate
5 4 (9.30%) Statistician
6 3 (6.98%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Mechanical Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (4.65%) jQuery
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.33%) Spring
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Computer Science
1 25 (58.14%) Algorithms
2 14 (32.56%) Mathematics
3 12 (27.91%) Statistics
3 12 (27.91%) Physics
4 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (13.95%) Applied Mathematics
6 4 (9.30%) Visualisation
6 4 (9.30%) Open Source
7 2 (4.65%) Device Driver
8 1 (2.33%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Software Engineering
2 18 (41.86%) Machine Learning
3 16 (37.21%) Signal Processing
4 10 (23.26%) Bayesian Methods
5 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) UML
6 6 (13.95%) Analytics
6 6 (13.95%) Knowledge Discovery
7 5 (11.63%) Low Latency
8 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) Pattern Recognition
10 1 (2.33%) Digital Signal Processing
10 1 (2.33%) Rapid Prototyping
10 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.33%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.33%) CAD
10 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.33%) Web Development
10 1 (2.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C
2 18 (41.86%) C++
3 15 (34.88%) MATLAB
4 12 (27.91%) R
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) Python
6 10 (23.26%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.33%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (62.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) SolidWorks
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension/ Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £65,000 + extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + shares, pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £55,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - extensive - see ad
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + health+dental+pens.
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: to £35k + top benefits + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + top benefits + prospects
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum Profit Share, Free Canteen, Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + shares, pension, healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: £50k + DoE plus top benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + pension, shares, healthcare, medical
Posted: 13 days ago