The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 106 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing PhD 26 29 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.23% 1.17% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 3.47% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 30
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
PhD
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
705 835 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 33.38% 33.72% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 620 598 632
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +12 25 £61,250 +75.00% 25
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 37 (71.15%) Mathematics
2 32 (61.54%) Physics
3 29 (55.77%) C
4 27 (51.92%) Computer Science
5 25 (48.08%) Linux
5 25 (48.08%) Python
6 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
7 21 (40.38%) C++
8 13 (25.00%) Degree
9 12 (23.08%) Java
9 12 (23.08%) Ethernet
9 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.15%) Machine Learning
10 11 (21.15%) Low Latency
11 10 (19.23%) Perl
12 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
13 8 (15.38%) Finance
13 8 (15.38%) Embedded C
14 7 (13.46%) Aerospace
14 7 (13.46%) Fortran
14 7 (13.46%) Embedded Systems
14 7 (13.46%) Chemistry
14 7 (13.46%) Statistics
15 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (11.54%) Scrum
16 5 (9.62%) Firmware
17 4 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
17 4 (7.69%) R
17 4 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
17 4 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) Ethernet
1 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Software Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Python Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Data Scientist
4 6 (11.54%) C Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Embedded C Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Firmware Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded C Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior C Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Multimedia Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Audio Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Audio Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Principal Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Java Programmer
8 1 (1.92%) Principal Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Graduate
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Programmer
8 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
1 1 (1.92%) OpenCV
1 1 (1.92%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (71.15%) Mathematics
2 32 (61.54%) Physics
3 27 (51.92%) Computer Science
4 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
5 7 (13.46%) Statistics
5 7 (13.46%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (13.46%) Chemistry
6 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
3 1 (1.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Software Engineering
2 11 (21.15%) Machine Learning
2 11 (21.15%) Low Latency
3 6 (11.54%) Scrum
3 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.69%) Bioinformatics
4 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (5.77%) Bayesian Methods
5 3 (5.77%) Signal Processing
6 1 (1.92%) Operations Research
6 1 (1.92%) Image Processing
6 1 (1.92%) Software Architecture
6 1 (1.92%) Pattern Recognition
6 1 (1.92%) OOP
6 1 (1.92%) OO
6 1 (1.92%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.92%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) C
2 25 (48.08%) Python
3 21 (40.38%) C++
4 12 (23.08%) Java
5 10 (19.23%) Perl
6 8 (15.38%) Embedded C
7 7 (13.46%) Fortran
8 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.69%) R
9 3 (5.77%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Intel
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