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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 69 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Permanent jobs citing PhD 35 20 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.98% 1.38% 2.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.59% 3.55% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 30
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £52,750
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
461 563 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.27% 38.91% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 395 463 499
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £53,272
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (69.49%) Computer Science
2 34 (57.63%) Mathematics
3 32 (54.24%) C
4 26 (44.07%) Linux
5 22 (37.29%) C++
6 21 (35.59%) Java
6 21 (35.59%) Degree
7 20 (33.90%) Physics
7 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
8 15 (25.42%) Python
8 15 (25.42%) Algorithms
9 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
9 13 (22.03%) Low Latency
10 12 (20.34%) Ethernet
10 12 (20.34%) Device Driver
11 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
11 11 (18.64%) Digital Media
11 11 (18.64%) Augmented Reality
11 11 (18.64%) User Experience
12 9 (15.25%) Big Data
12 9 (15.25%) OOP
13 8 (13.56%) .NET
13 8 (13.56%) REST
13 8 (13.56%) Docker
13 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (13.56%) NoSQL
13 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (13.56%) JSON
13 8 (13.56%) Data Structures

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 1 (1.69%) CloudStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (13.56%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
2 12 (20.34%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Big Data
2 8 (13.56%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (52.54%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Software Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) C Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Computer Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Linux Developer
4 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Graduate
6 5 (8.47%) C++ Developer
6 5 (8.47%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Firmware Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Graduate Software Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior C Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) .NET
1 8 (13.56%) JSON
1 8 (13.56%) REST
2 4 (6.78%) Middleware
3 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) LAMP
5 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) CSS3
5 1 (1.69%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.69%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.69%) Node.js
5 1 (1.69%) NumPy
5 1 (1.69%) OpenCV
5 1 (1.69%) React
5 1 (1.69%) SciPy
5 1 (1.69%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 41 (69.49%) Computer Science
2 34 (57.63%) Mathematics
3 20 (33.90%) Physics
4 15 (25.42%) Algorithms
5 12 (20.34%) Device Driver
6 11 (18.64%) Augmented Reality
6 11 (18.64%) Digital Media
6 11 (18.64%) User Experience
7 8 (13.56%) Data Structures
8 5 (8.47%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (6.78%) Biology
9 4 (6.78%) Hedge funds
10 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (3.39%) Fintech
12 1 (1.69%) Artificial Intelligence
12 1 (1.69%) CUDA
12 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (1.69%) Statistics
12 1 (1.69%) Verilog
12 1 (1.69%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.07%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
2 5 (8.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
2 13 (22.03%) Low Latency
3 9 (15.25%) OOP
4 7 (11.86%) Machine Learning
5 6 (10.17%) Validation
6 4 (6.78%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (3.39%) Analytics
7 2 (3.39%) Prototyping
7 2 (3.39%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.69%) Anomaly Detection
8 1 (1.69%) Bayesian Methods
8 1 (1.69%) Behavioural Analytics
8 1 (1.69%) Concurrent Programming
8 1 (1.69%) Fraud Detection
8 1 (1.69%) IC Design
8 1 (1.69%) Linux Kernel Development
8 1 (1.69%) Schematic Capture
8 1 (1.69%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (1.69%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) C
2 22 (37.29%) C++
3 21 (35.59%) Java
4 15 (25.42%) Python
5 7 (11.86%) C#
6 6 (10.17%) Embedded C
7 5 (8.47%) Perl
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.69%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.69%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) CCNA
2 2 (3.39%) CCNP
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Docker
2 6 (10.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Wall Street Systems
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Apple
3 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
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