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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 58 89 96
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +7
Permanent jobs citing PhD 42 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.56% 1.36% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.92% 3.30% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 28
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
471 576 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.95% 41.32% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 369 482 497
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for PhD.

1 45 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 43 (66.15%) Mathematics
3 39 (60.00%) C
4 33 (50.77%) C++
5 29 (44.62%) Linux
6 25 (38.46%) Java
6 25 (38.46%) Physics
6 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
7 23 (35.38%) Degree
8 19 (29.23%) Python
9 17 (26.15%) Algorithms
10 14 (21.54%) User Experience
10 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
10 14 (21.54%) Augmented Reality
10 14 (21.54%) Digital Media
11 13 (20.00%) Low Latency
11 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (18.46%) Ethernet
12 12 (18.46%) .NET
12 12 (18.46%) Device Driver
13 11 (16.92%) C#
14 9 (13.85%) Windows
14 9 (13.85%) Machine Learning
15 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
15 8 (12.31%) OOP
16 7 (10.77%) Finance
16 7 (10.77%) Big Data
17 6 (9.23%) Biology
17 6 (9.23%) Bioinformatics
17 6 (9.23%) Firmware

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (18.46%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) HTTP
3 1 (1.54%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.77%) Big Data
3 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (21.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 4 (6.15%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (47.69%) Developer
2 20 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) Computer Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) C Developer
4 11 (16.92%) Software Developer
5 10 (15.38%) Graduate
6 9 (13.85%) Graduate Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Graduate Software Developer
6 9 (13.85%) Linux Developer
7 7 (10.77%) C++ Developer
7 7 (10.77%) C++ Software Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Firmware Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Senior C Developer
9 4 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) JSON
2 4 (6.15%) Middleware
2 4 (6.15%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (6.15%) REST
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.08%) LAMP
4 2 (3.08%) RESTful
4 2 (3.08%) XML
5 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) CSS3
5 1 (1.54%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.54%) HTML
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) Node.js
5 1 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 45 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 43 (66.15%) Mathematics
3 25 (38.46%) Physics
4 17 (26.15%) Algorithms
5 14 (21.54%) Augmented Reality
5 14 (21.54%) Digital Media
5 14 (21.54%) User Experience
6 12 (18.46%) Device Driver
7 6 (9.23%) Biology
8 5 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (6.15%) Data Structures
9 4 (6.15%) Hedge funds
10 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (3.08%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
11 2 (3.08%) Fintech
11 2 (3.08%) Informatics
11 2 (3.08%) Ontologies
11 2 (3.08%) Statistics
12 1 (1.54%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Linux
2 9 (13.85%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 13 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 9 (13.85%) Machine Learning
4 8 (12.31%) OOP
5 6 (9.23%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 4 (6.15%) OO
7 4 (6.15%) Validation
8 2 (3.08%) Analytics
8 2 (3.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 1 (1.54%) Bayesian Methods
9 1 (1.54%) Behavioural Analytics
9 1 (1.54%) Electronic Design Automation
9 1 (1.54%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (1.54%) Fraud Detection
9 1 (1.54%) Linux Kernel Development
9 1 (1.54%) Schematic Capture
9 1 (1.54%) Speech Recognition
9 1 (1.54%) Time Series Analysis
9 1 (1.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) C
2 33 (50.77%) C++
3 25 (38.46%) Java
4 19 (29.23%) Python
5 11 (16.92%) C#
6 6 (9.23%) Embedded C
7 5 (7.69%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
9 2 (3.08%) SQL
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.54%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (35.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) CCNA
2 1 (1.54%) CCNP
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Firmware
2 4 (6.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Apple
1 4 (6.15%) Wall Street Systems
2 2 (3.08%) Google
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle
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