The first table below looks at the demand for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 105 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing PhD 35 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.43% 0.88% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 2.59% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 17 12
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £74,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
808 811 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.91% 34.15% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 609 664 890
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,490 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
East of England

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Cambridgeshire region.

PhD Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

PhD
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 34 £35,000 -20.00% 11
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 87 (76.32%) Degree
2 64 (56.14%) C++
3 51 (44.74%) Computer Science
4 45 (39.47%) Software Engineering
5 41 (35.96%) OO
6 39 (34.21%) Finance
7 38 (33.33%) C
8 34 (29.82%) Analytics
9 33 (28.95%) Financial Modelling
10 32 (28.07%) Monte Carlo Method
10 32 (28.07%) Risk Management
10 32 (28.07%) SunGard
10 32 (28.07%) SunGard APT
11 31 (27.19%) Hedge funds
12 28 (24.56%) Machine Learning
13 26 (22.81%) Signal Processing
14 25 (21.93%) Mathematics
15 21 (18.42%) Physics
16 14 (12.28%) Manufacturing
17 13 (11.40%) Statistics
18 12 (10.53%) MATLAB
18 12 (10.53%) C#
19 11 (9.65%) Electronics
20 10 (8.77%) Java
20 10 (8.77%) UNIX
21 9 (7.89%) SQL
21 9 (7.89%) Project Management
22 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
22 8 (7.02%) Perl
22 8 (7.02%) Python

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.75%) SAS
2 1 (0.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.88%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Simulink
2 3 (2.63%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (1.75%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 32 (28.07%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) TETRA
2 5 (4.39%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.39%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.51%) HTTP
4 3 (2.63%) DECT
5 2 (1.75%) GSM
5 2 (1.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.88%) Firewall
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
6 1 (0.88%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) Data Mining
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) MySQL
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) OLAP
3 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 39 (34.21%) Finance
2 14 (12.28%) Manufacturing
3 11 (9.65%) Electronics
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.63%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (38.60%) Developer
2 34 (29.82%) Software Engineer
3 32 (28.07%) Quantitative Developer
4 20 (17.54%) Junior
5 16 (14.04%) Junior Developer
5 16 (14.04%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 16 (14.04%) Real Time Engineer
6 15 (13.16%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Graduate
7 7 (6.14%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.26%) DSP Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Data Scientist
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.39%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Junior Software Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Mechanical Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Firmware Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) .NET
2 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.63%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) WCF
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.88%) COM
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (44.74%) Computer Science
2 31 (27.19%) Hedge funds
3 25 (21.93%) Mathematics
4 21 (18.42%) Physics
5 13 (11.40%) Statistics
6 5 (4.39%) Informatics
6 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
6 5 (4.39%) Firmware
6 5 (4.39%) Device Driver
6 5 (4.39%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (4.39%) Smartphone
6 5 (4.39%) Open Source
7 3 (2.63%) Handset
8 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.88%) Life Science
9 1 (0.88%) Economics
9 1 (0.88%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.77%) UNIX
2 6 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (1.75%) Android
3 2 (1.75%) Windows
3 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.47%) Software Engineering
2 41 (35.96%) OO
3 34 (29.82%) Analytics
4 33 (28.95%) Financial Modelling
5 32 (28.07%) Monte Carlo Method
5 32 (28.07%) Risk Management
6 28 (24.56%) Machine Learning
7 26 (22.81%) Signal Processing
8 9 (7.89%) Project Management
9 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
10 7 (6.14%) OOD
10 7 (6.14%) Integration Testing
11 6 (5.26%) UML
12 5 (4.39%) Change Management
12 5 (4.39%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.39%) Product Management
12 5 (4.39%) Bioinformatics
13 3 (2.63%) OOP
14 2 (1.75%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (56.14%) C++
2 38 (33.33%) C
3 12 (10.53%) C#
3 12 (10.53%) MATLAB
4 10 (8.77%) Java
5 9 (7.89%) SQL
6 8 (7.02%) Python
6 8 (7.02%) Perl
7 5 (4.39%) AWK
7 5 (4.39%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.63%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.75%) R
9 2 (1.75%) Fortran
9 2 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 87 (76.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) JTAG
2 1 (0.88%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) vSphere
1 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 32 (28.07%) SunGard
2 4 (3.51%) EMC
3 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco
4 1 (0.88%) ESRI
4 1 (0.88%) SolidWorks
4 1 (0.88%) VMware
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