The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 48 76 43
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 21 22 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.19% 2.38% 5.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.89% 8.40% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 42
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £41,266 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.16% -
PhD
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
141 262 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 21.43% 28.39% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 125 203 203
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £57,800 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxford region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

PhD
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

PhD Salary Trend in Oxford

PhD
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Oxford region with a requirement for PhD.

1 46 (70.77%) Machine Learning
2 44 (67.69%) Algorithms
2 44 (67.69%) C++
3 40 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 38 (58.46%) MATLAB
5 37 (56.92%) R
6 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (49.23%) STL
7 32 (49.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 31 (47.69%) Signal Processing
8 31 (47.69%) Computer Vision
9 28 (43.08%) OpenCV
9 28 (43.08%) GNU Octave
10 20 (30.77%) Python
11 15 (23.08%) Degree
12 13 (20.00%) Java
13 12 (18.46%) C#
13 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
14 10 (15.38%) Linux
15 9 (13.85%) Ruby
15 9 (13.85%) Big Data
15 9 (13.85%) Physics
15 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
16 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (12.31%) Android
16 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
16 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (12.31%) Analytics
17 7 (10.77%) NHS
17 7 (10.77%) C

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 5 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 28 (43.08%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Big Data
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.08%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Banking
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (50.77%) Research Engineer
2 27 (41.54%) Computer Engineer
2 27 (41.54%) Computer Vision Engineer
3 17 (26.15%) Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Software Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.23%) Algorithm Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Python Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Author
8 4 (6.15%) Data Scientist
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Technical Author
9 3 (4.62%) MATLAB Developer
9 3 (4.62%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (49.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 32 (49.23%) STL
2 28 (43.08%) OpenCV
3 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
4 5 (7.69%) .NET
4 5 (7.69%) Backbone.js
4 5 (7.69%) Django
4 5 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
4 5 (7.69%) RESTful
4 5 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (6.15%) OpenCL
6 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.54%) WinForms
6 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (67.69%) Algorithms
2 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (13.85%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.85%) Physics
4 8 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (10.77%) NHS
6 6 (9.23%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
8 3 (4.62%) Chemistry
8 3 (4.62%) Statistics
9 2 (3.08%) Biology
9 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
9 2 (3.08%) Neural Network
10 1 (1.54%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.54%) Informatics
10 1 (1.54%) Robotics
10 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 8 (12.31%) Android
2 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (70.77%) Machine Learning
2 40 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 33 (50.77%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (47.69%) Computer Vision
4 31 (47.69%) Signal Processing
5 8 (12.31%) Analytics
6 7 (10.77%) Time Management
7 6 (9.23%) Bayesian Methods
7 6 (9.23%) Data Analytics
7 6 (9.23%) Image Processing
8 5 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
8 5 (7.69%) Distributed Algorithms
8 5 (7.69%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.15%) Issue Tracking
9 4 (6.15%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 3 (4.62%) Android Development
10 3 (4.62%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.62%) OO
10 3 (4.62%) Probabilistic Estimation
10 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (67.69%) C++
2 38 (58.46%) MATLAB
3 37 (56.92%) R
4 20 (30.77%) Python
5 13 (20.00%) Java
6 12 (18.46%) C#
7 9 (13.85%) Ruby
8 7 (10.77%) C
9 4 (6.15%) SQL
10 2 (3.08%) VB
11 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (23.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Intel
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
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