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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 56 86 102
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +16
Permanent jobs citing PhD 51 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.27% 1.74% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.26% 4.46% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 19
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +85.71%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
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
453 538 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.91% 39.07% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 339 470 501
Median salary £43,000 £41,250 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 28 August 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 54 (71.05%) Mathematics
2 52 (68.42%) C
3 48 (63.16%) C++
3 48 (63.16%) Computer Science
4 35 (46.05%) Software Engineering
5 34 (44.74%) Physics
6 33 (43.42%) Java
7 32 (42.11%) Python
8 29 (38.16%) Linux
8 29 (38.16%) Degree
8 29 (38.16%) Algorithms
9 22 (28.95%) C#
10 17 (22.37%) Machine Learning
11 16 (21.05%) Augmented Reality
11 16 (21.05%) Digital Media
11 16 (21.05%) .NET
11 16 (21.05%) Telecoms
11 16 (21.05%) User Experience
11 16 (21.05%) Computer Vision
12 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
13 13 (17.11%) Ethernet
13 13 (17.11%) Windows
13 13 (17.11%) Low Latency
14 12 (15.79%) Device Driver
15 9 (11.84%) Artificial Intelligence
16 8 (10.53%) Finance
17 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
17 7 (9.21%) Distributed Algorithms
18 6 (7.89%) Embedded C
18 6 (7.89%) 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 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
2 13 (17.11%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.63%) Intelligent Network
4 1 (1.32%) DNS
4 1 (1.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Big Data
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
1 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.32%) Text Mining
General
1 16 (21.05%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Developer
2 29 (38.16%) Software Engineer
3 18 (23.68%) Software Developer
4 16 (21.05%) Computer Engineer
4 16 (21.05%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 15 (19.74%) C++ Developer
5 15 (19.74%) Graduate
6 14 (18.42%) C++ Software Developer
7 13 (17.11%) Graduate Developer
7 13 (17.11%) Graduate Software Developer
8 11 (14.47%) C Developer
8 11 (14.47%) Graduate C++ Developer
8 11 (14.47%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
9 9 (11.84%) Linux Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Java Engineer
10 6 (7.89%) Machine Learning Engineer
11 5 (6.58%) Firmware Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Senior C Developer
11 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (5.26%) Middleware
2 4 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.63%) LAMP
4 2 (2.63%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) CSS3
5 1 (1.32%) Ember.js
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) HTML5
5 1 (1.32%) Node.js
5 1 (1.32%) React
Miscellaneous
1 54 (71.05%) Mathematics
2 48 (63.16%) Computer Science
3 34 (44.74%) Physics
4 29 (38.16%) Algorithms
5 16 (21.05%) Augmented Reality
5 16 (21.05%) Digital Media
5 16 (21.05%) User Experience
6 12 (15.79%) Device Driver
7 9 (11.84%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (6.58%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (5.26%) Hedge funds
10 3 (3.95%) Biology
10 3 (3.95%) Informatics
10 3 (3.95%) Ontologies
11 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
11 2 (2.63%) Fintech
11 2 (2.63%) Statistics
12 1 (1.32%) CUDA
12 1 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (38.16%) Linux
2 13 (17.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Software Engineering
2 17 (22.37%) Machine Learning
3 16 (21.05%) Computer Vision
4 13 (17.11%) Low Latency
5 7 (9.21%) Distributed Algorithms
5 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
6 5 (6.58%) Prototyping
7 4 (5.26%) OO
7 4 (5.26%) OOP
8 3 (3.95%) Analytics
8 3 (3.95%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (3.95%) Deep Learning
9 2 (2.63%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (2.63%) High-Frequency Trading
9 2 (2.63%) Open Source
9 2 (2.63%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 1 (1.32%) Behavioural Analytics
10 1 (1.32%) Computational Biology
10 1 (1.32%) DevOps
10 1 (1.32%) Fraud Detection
Programming Languages
1 52 (68.42%) C
2 48 (63.16%) C++
3 33 (43.42%) Java
4 32 (42.11%) Python
5 22 (28.95%) C#
6 6 (7.89%) Embedded C
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
7 3 (3.95%) SQL
8 2 (2.63%) Perl
8 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (38.16%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Apple
1 4 (5.26%) Wall Street Systems
2 2 (2.63%) Google
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle
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