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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 73 117 69
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -48
Permanent jobs citing PhD 74 34 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.94% 1.22% 3.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.38% 3.56% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 47
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.31%
Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
883 956 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.10% 34.41% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 699 797 965
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +36 67 £40,000 +5.26% 41
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 72 (75.79%) Degree
2 51 (53.68%) C++
3 36 (37.89%) OO
4 33 (34.74%) Finance
4 33 (34.74%) Software Engineering
5 28 (29.47%) Analytics
6 26 (27.37%) SunGard APT
6 26 (27.37%) Financial Modelling
6 26 (27.37%) Monte Carlo Method
6 26 (27.37%) Risk Management
6 26 (27.37%) SunGard
7 25 (26.32%) Hedge funds
8 24 (25.26%) Computer Science
9 18 (18.95%) Mathematics
10 17 (17.89%) MATLAB
11 15 (15.79%) C
12 13 (13.68%) C#
13 12 (12.63%) Physics
14 11 (11.58%) Machine Learning
15 10 (10.53%) Java
16 8 (8.42%) Project Management
17 7 (7.37%) SQL
17 7 (7.37%) Statistics
18 6 (6.32%) Parallel Computing
18 6 (6.32%) Perl
18 6 (6.32%) Linux
18 6 (6.32%) Electronics
18 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
19 5 (5.26%) Change Management
19 5 (5.26%) TETRA

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (2.11%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Simulink
2 3 (3.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.05%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 26 (27.37%) SunGard APT
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) TETRA
2 3 (3.16%) DECT
2 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
2 3 (3.16%) HTTP
2 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.11%) Wireless
3 2 (2.11%) GSM
4 1 (1.05%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) OLAP
2 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.05%) Big Data
General
1 33 (34.74%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
2 6 (6.32%) Electronics
3 2 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (45.26%) Developer
2 26 (27.37%) Quantitative Developer
3 19 (20.00%) Junior
4 18 (18.95%) Software Engineer
5 15 (15.79%) Junior Developer
6 12 (12.63%) Junior Quantitative Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Design Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Consultant
7 5 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.26%) Design Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Graduate
8 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.21%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Real Time Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Junior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Mechanical Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.11%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) WCF
3 1 (1.05%) jQuery
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Hedge funds
2 24 (25.26%) Computer Science
3 18 (18.95%) Mathematics
4 12 (12.63%) Physics
5 11 (11.58%) Machine Learning
6 7 (7.37%) Statistics
7 5 (5.26%) Client/Server
7 5 (5.26%) Smartphone
8 4 (4.21%) VHDL
8 4 (4.21%) Economics
9 3 (3.16%) Informatics
9 3 (3.16%) Firmware
9 3 (3.16%) Device Driver
9 3 (3.16%) Handset
9 3 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (3.16%) Open Source
10 2 (2.11%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
11 1 (1.05%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 3 (3.16%) Android
2 3 (3.16%) UNIX
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) OO
2 33 (34.74%) Software Engineering
3 28 (29.47%) Analytics
4 26 (27.37%) Financial Modelling
4 26 (27.37%) Monte Carlo Method
4 26 (27.37%) Risk Management
5 8 (8.42%) Project Management
6 6 (6.32%) Parallel Computing
7 5 (5.26%) Signal Processing
7 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.26%) Product Management
7 5 (5.26%) Change Management
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (3.16%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (3.16%) Validation
8 3 (3.16%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.16%) OOD
8 3 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.16%) CAD
9 2 (2.11%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.68%) C++
2 17 (17.89%) MATLAB
3 15 (15.79%) C
4 13 (13.68%) C#
5 10 (10.53%) Java
6 7 (7.37%) SQL
7 6 (6.32%) Perl
8 4 (4.21%) Python
8 4 (4.21%) Ada
9 3 (3.16%) AWK
9 3 (3.16%) Assembly Language
10 2 (2.11%) GLSL
10 2 (2.11%) VBA
10 2 (2.11%) Fortran
10 2 (2.11%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 72 (75.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) CDISC
Vendors
1 26 (27.37%) SunGard
2 4 (4.21%) EMC
3 3 (3.16%) ANSYS
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Best Training + Stock Options + More
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Base + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
SunGard
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
DP Connect
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
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RE & M (Recruiting Engineers & Managers) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £Grad / PhD Entry Level
Posted: 13 days ago