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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 40 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Permanent jobs citing PhD 32 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.86% 2.55% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.51% 8.60% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 24
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
156 221 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 23.71% 29.70% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 143 185 131
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £55,000
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 22 February 2017.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 42 (80.77%) Machine Learning
2 41 (78.85%) Algorithms
3 38 (73.08%) C++
4 37 (71.15%) Software Engineering
5 30 (57.69%) MATLAB
6 29 (55.77%) Python
7 25 (48.08%) Mathematics
8 24 (46.15%) Physics
8 24 (46.15%) R
9 23 (44.23%) C#
10 19 (36.54%) Ruby
10 19 (36.54%) Degree
11 17 (32.69%) Signal Processing
12 16 (30.77%) OpenCV
12 16 (30.77%) GNU Octave
12 16 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (30.77%) STL
12 16 (30.77%) Computer Vision
13 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 11 (21.15%) Subversion
15 10 (19.23%) Java
15 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
15 10 (19.23%) Big Data
16 9 (17.31%) Image Processing
17 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (15.38%) C
18 6 (11.54%) Logistics
18 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
18 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling

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 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.92%) Modbus
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Big Data
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.92%) GIS
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) MySQL
5 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.92%) Banking
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Marketing
1 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.92%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
1 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) Research Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) Computer Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 10 (19.23%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
7 6 (11.54%) Algorithm Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Development Engineer
7 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Java Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (5.77%) MATLAB Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 16 (30.77%) OpenCV
1 16 (30.77%) STL
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
2 5 (9.62%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (5.77%) WinForms
4 2 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 2 (3.85%) Django
4 2 (3.85%) RESTful
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (78.85%) Algorithms
2 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) NHS
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Android
2 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Machine Learning
2 37 (71.15%) Software Engineering
3 25 (48.08%) Mathematics
4 24 (46.15%) Physics
5 17 (32.69%) Signal Processing
6 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (30.77%) Computer Vision
7 9 (17.31%) Image Processing
8 6 (11.54%) Chemistry
8 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.54%) Logistics
9 5 (9.62%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (9.62%) Distributed Algorithms
9 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
10 4 (7.69%) Analytics
11 3 (5.77%) Biology
11 3 (5.77%) Data Analytics
11 3 (5.77%) MVC
11 3 (5.77%) Time Management
11 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) C++
2 30 (57.69%) MATLAB
3 29 (55.77%) Python
4 24 (46.15%) R
5 23 (44.23%) C#
6 19 (36.54%) Ruby
7 10 (19.23%) Java
8 8 (15.38%) C
9 4 (7.69%) SQL
10 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.92%) Delphi
11 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.92%) Fortran
11 1 (1.92%) Pascal
11 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
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