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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 83 56 99
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +43
Permanent jobs citing PhD 22 70 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.48% 3.88% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.09% 9.72% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 38 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
538 720 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.28% 39.96% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 457 586 655
Average salary £43,700 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.05% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £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 24 April 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 20 (58.82%) Physics
2 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
3 17 (50.00%) Degree
4 14 (41.18%) Mathematics
4 14 (41.18%) Finance
5 12 (35.29%) Algorithms
6 8 (23.53%) Aerospace
6 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
7 6 (17.65%) C
7 6 (17.65%) C++
8 5 (14.71%) Linux
8 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (11.76%) Java
9 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
9 4 (11.76%) Firmware
9 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
10 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.82%) Low Latency
10 3 (8.82%) Electronics
10 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
10 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (8.82%) SQL
10 3 (8.82%) VBA
10 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
10 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
10 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.88%) Data Mining
2 2 (5.88%) OLAP
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Aerospace
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.82%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Software Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
4 2 (5.88%) C Developer
4 2 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Data Scientist
5 1 (2.94%) Graduate
5 1 (2.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Data Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Principal Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (58.82%) Physics
2 14 (41.18%) Mathematics
3 12 (35.29%) Algorithms
4 8 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 5 (14.71%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
7 3 (8.82%) Chemistry
7 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (8.82%) Statistics
7 3 (8.82%) Biotechnology
8 2 (5.88%) Applied Mathematics
8 2 (5.88%) Verilog
9 1 (2.94%) DTV
9 1 (2.94%) VHDL
9 1 (2.94%) Biology
9 1 (2.94%) Life Science
9 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 4 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
3 3 (8.82%) Low Latency
3 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) ETL
4 2 (5.88%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Pattern Recognition
5 1 (2.94%) Signal Processing
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.94%) OO
5 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.94%) Operations Research
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Security
5 1 (2.94%) Parallel Programming
5 1 (2.94%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (2.94%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) C
1 6 (17.65%) C++
2 4 (11.76%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
4 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.88%) R
5 1 (2.94%) Rust
5 1 (2.94%) Erlang
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle
1 1 (2.94%) SAP
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