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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 47 75 97
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +22
Permanent jobs citing PhD 57 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.83% 2.74% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.90% 7.21% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 39 13
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
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
442 555 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.46% 37.96% 37.27%
Number of salaries quoted 318 494 456
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,164 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
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 September 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 65 (70.65%) Mathematics
2 59 (64.13%) C
3 58 (63.04%) C++
4 56 (60.87%) Computer Science
5 46 (50.00%) Java
6 45 (48.91%) Physics
7 44 (47.83%) Algorithms
8 42 (45.65%) Python
9 40 (43.48%) Software Engineering
10 34 (36.96%) Degree
11 31 (33.70%) Linux
11 31 (33.70%) C#
12 25 (27.17%) Machine Learning
13 20 (21.74%) .NET
14 18 (19.57%) Windows
15 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
15 16 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
15 16 (17.39%) User Experience
15 16 (17.39%) Digital Media
15 16 (17.39%) Computer Vision
16 14 (15.22%) Artificial Intelligence
17 13 (14.13%) Ethernet
17 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
17 13 (14.13%) Low Latency
18 12 (13.04%) Distributed Algorithms
18 12 (13.04%) Multithreading
19 11 (11.96%) Device Driver
20 8 (8.70%) Finance
21 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
21 7 (7.61%) Deep Learning

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 (2.17%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) Ethernet
1 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.17%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.35%) Big Data
2 4 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.09%) Text Mining
General
1 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 8 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (45.65%) Developer
2 34 (36.96%) Software Engineer
3 24 (26.09%) Software Developer
4 21 (22.83%) C++ Developer
4 21 (22.83%) Graduate
5 20 (21.74%) C++ Software Developer
6 18 (19.57%) Graduate Developer
6 18 (19.57%) Graduate Software Developer
7 16 (17.39%) Computer Engineer
7 16 (17.39%) Computer Vision Engineer
7 16 (17.39%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 16 (17.39%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
8 11 (11.96%) C Developer
8 11 (11.96%) Java Engineer
9 9 (9.78%) Linux Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Java Developer
10 8 (8.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 7 (7.61%) Java Software Engineer
12 5 (5.43%) Firmware Developer
12 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (4.35%) Middleware
2 4 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.17%) LAMP
3 2 (2.17%) RESTful
3 2 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (70.65%) Mathematics
2 56 (60.87%) Computer Science
3 45 (48.91%) Physics
4 44 (47.83%) Algorithms
5 16 (17.39%) Augmented Reality
5 16 (17.39%) Digital Media
5 16 (17.39%) User Experience
6 14 (15.22%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (11.96%) Device Driver
8 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (5.43%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (4.35%) Hedge funds
11 3 (3.26%) Biology
11 3 (3.26%) Informatics
11 3 (3.26%) Ontologies
12 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
12 2 (2.17%) Fintech
12 2 (2.17%) Statistics
13 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (1.09%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.70%) Linux
2 18 (19.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.48%) Software Engineering
2 25 (27.17%) Machine Learning
3 16 (17.39%) Computer Vision
4 13 (14.13%) Low Latency
5 12 (13.04%) Distributed Algorithms
5 12 (13.04%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.61%) Deep Learning
7 5 (5.43%) Prototyping
8 4 (4.35%) OO
8 4 (4.35%) OOP
9 3 (3.26%) Analytics
9 3 (3.26%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (2.17%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (2.17%) High-Frequency Trading
10 2 (2.17%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 1 (1.09%) Behavioural Analytics
11 1 (1.09%) Computational Biology
11 1 (1.09%) Fraud Detection
11 1 (1.09%) Linux Kernel Development
11 1 (1.09%) Schematic Capture
Programming Languages
1 59 (64.13%) C
2 58 (63.04%) C++
3 46 (50.00%) Java
4 42 (45.65%) Python
5 31 (33.70%) C#
6 6 (6.52%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.26%) SQL
8 2 (2.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (36.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (6.52%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (4.35%) Apple
1 4 (4.35%) Wall Street Systems
2 2 (2.17%) Google
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Cadence
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
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