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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 112 97 150
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +53
Permanent jobs citing PhD 25 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.03% 1.64% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.21% 4.68% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 9
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,650 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £75,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
780 769 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 32.22% 35.00% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 556 643 897
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,830 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -9 24 £37,500 -14.28% 13
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 49 (67.12%) Degree
2 44 (60.27%) Computer Science
3 41 (56.16%) C++
4 34 (46.58%) Software Engineering
5 33 (45.21%) C
6 24 (32.88%) Signal Processing
7 23 (31.51%) Machine Learning
8 22 (30.14%) Mathematics
8 22 (30.14%) OO
9 21 (28.77%) Physics
10 19 (26.03%) Analytics
11 18 (24.66%) Finance
12 15 (20.55%) Financial Modelling
12 15 (20.55%) Statistics
13 14 (19.18%) Hedge funds
13 14 (19.18%) Monte Carlo Method
13 14 (19.18%) SunGard APT
13 14 (19.18%) Risk Management
13 14 (19.18%) Python
13 14 (19.18%) SunGard
14 12 (16.44%) Java
14 12 (16.44%) SQL
14 12 (16.44%) MATLAB
15 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
15 10 (13.70%) UNIX
15 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (12.33%) C#
16 9 (12.33%) Open Source
16 9 (12.33%) R
16 9 (12.33%) Bayesian Methods

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (1.37%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.37%) IIS
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Simulink
2 5 (6.85%) Mathematica
3 2 (2.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 14 (19.18%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Internet
2 4 (5.48%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) TETRA
4 2 (2.74%) DECT
5 1 (1.37%) Firewall
5 1 (1.37%) Wireless
5 1 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 18 (24.66%) Finance
2 10 (13.70%) Manufacturing
3 7 (9.59%) Electronics
4 5 (6.85%) Marketing
5 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.11%) Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Software Engineer
1 22 (30.14%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Real Time Software Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Real Time Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Quantitative Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Data Scientist
4 7 (9.59%) Junior
4 7 (9.59%) Junior Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Junior Quantitative Developer
5 6 (8.22%) DSP Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Graduate
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Statistician
8 3 (4.11%) Mechanical Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Senior Mechanical Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Radio Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (5.48%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.37%) COM
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) XML
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.37%) WCF
3 1 (1.37%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (60.27%) Computer Science
2 22 (30.14%) Mathematics
3 21 (28.77%) Physics
4 15 (20.55%) Statistics
5 14 (19.18%) Hedge funds
6 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (12.33%) Open Source
8 5 (6.85%) Informatics
9 4 (5.48%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
9 4 (5.48%) Applied Mathematics
9 4 (5.48%) Firmware
9 4 (5.48%) Device Driver
10 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
10 2 (2.74%) Handset
11 1 (1.37%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) UNIX
2 2 (2.74%) Android
2 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.88%) Signal Processing
3 23 (31.51%) Machine Learning
4 22 (30.14%) OO
5 19 (26.03%) Analytics
6 15 (20.55%) Financial Modelling
7 14 (19.18%) Monte Carlo Method
7 14 (19.18%) Risk Management
8 9 (12.33%) Bayesian Methods
9 8 (10.96%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.59%) OOD
10 7 (9.59%) Integration Testing
11 6 (8.22%) UML
12 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.85%) Bioinformatics
12 5 (6.85%) Hidden Markov Model
12 5 (6.85%) Knowledge Discovery
13 3 (4.11%) Project Management
14 2 (2.74%) Product Management
14 2 (2.74%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) C++
2 33 (45.21%) C
3 14 (19.18%) Python
4 12 (16.44%) Java
4 12 (16.44%) SQL
4 12 (16.44%) MATLAB
5 9 (12.33%) C#
5 9 (12.33%) R
6 5 (6.85%) AWK
6 5 (6.85%) Perl
7 4 (5.48%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 49 (67.12%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.37%) vSphere
1 1 (1.37%) Forefront TMG
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) SunGard
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) EMC
4 1 (1.37%) ESRI
4 1 (1.37%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) Cisco
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