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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 93 90 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing PhD 23 21 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 1.40% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.58% 3.64% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 13
Average salary £38,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £75,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
642 577 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.35% 38.39% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 429 467 681
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (71.43%) Degree
2 38 (67.86%) Software Engineering
3 36 (64.29%) Computer Science
4 33 (58.93%) C++
5 32 (57.14%) C
6 30 (53.57%) Algorithms
7 24 (42.86%) Signal Processing
7 24 (42.86%) Machine Learning
8 19 (33.93%) Mathematics
9 18 (32.14%) Physics
10 16 (28.57%) Java
11 15 (26.79%) MATLAB
11 15 (26.79%) Statistics
12 12 (21.43%) Finance
13 11 (19.64%) SQL
13 11 (19.64%) Python
13 11 (19.64%) R
14 10 (17.86%) Bayesian Methods
15 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (16.07%) Analytics
16 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
17 7 (12.50%) Electronics
17 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
17 7 (12.50%) OO
17 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
18 6 (10.71%) Natural Language Processing
18 6 (10.71%) Knowledge Discovery
18 6 (10.71%) Simulink
18 6 (10.71%) Internet
18 6 (10.71%) Linux

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Simulink
1 6 (10.71%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Internet
2 3 (5.36%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.79%) JUnit
2 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (12.50%) Electronics
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
5 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Real Time Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) Graduate
4 7 (12.50%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Data Scientist
5 6 (10.71%) DSP Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Statistician
6 4 (7.14%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Junior
7 2 (3.57%) Junior Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Graduate Software Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Mechanical Design Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Mechanical Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) CSS
5 1 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) Spring
5 1 (1.79%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (64.29%) Computer Science
2 30 (53.57%) Algorithms
3 19 (33.93%) Mathematics
4 18 (32.14%) Physics
5 15 (26.79%) Statistics
6 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.93%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
8 4 (7.14%) Open Source
8 4 (7.14%) Hedge funds
9 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
10 2 (3.57%) Device Driver
11 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.79%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 24 (42.86%) Signal Processing
2 24 (42.86%) Machine Learning
3 10 (17.86%) Bayesian Methods
4 9 (16.07%) Analytics
5 7 (12.50%) OO
5 7 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.71%) UML
6 6 (10.71%) Knowledge Discovery
7 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
8 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.36%) Low Latency
10 2 (3.57%) OOP
10 2 (3.57%) OOD
11 1 (1.79%) CAD
11 1 (1.79%) Project Management
11 1 (1.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) C++
2 32 (57.14%) C
3 16 (28.57%) Java
4 15 (26.79%) MATLAB
5 11 (19.64%) R
5 11 (19.64%) SQL
5 11 (19.64%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) C#
7 2 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 40 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) SunGard
2 1 (1.79%) SolidWorks
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
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Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum 50% Bonus Pension
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