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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 43 75 49
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -26
Permanent jobs citing PhD 27 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.18% 2.55% 4.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.98% 8.86% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 27 21 33
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £45,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
159 237 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.61% 28.83% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 144 194 159
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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 17 January 2017.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 41 (78.85%) Software Engineering
2 40 (76.92%) Machine Learning
3 38 (73.08%) C++
4 37 (71.15%) Algorithms
5 35 (67.31%) MATLAB
6 27 (51.92%) R
7 24 (46.15%) Signal Processing
8 23 (44.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 23 (44.23%) STL
8 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (42.31%) GNU Octave
9 22 (42.31%) OpenCV
9 22 (42.31%) Computer Vision
10 20 (38.46%) Python
11 18 (34.62%) Physics
12 17 (32.69%) C#
12 17 (32.69%) Mathematics
13 16 (30.77%) Degree
14 13 (25.00%) Ruby
15 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
16 10 (19.23%) Subversion
17 7 (13.46%) Java
17 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
17 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
18 6 (11.54%) Chemistry
18 6 (11.54%) Analytics
18 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
19 5 (9.62%) SQL
19 5 (9.62%) Big Data
20 4 (7.69%) Data Analytics

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 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Big Data
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.92%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (19.23%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Research Engineer
2 22 (42.31%) Computer Engineer
2 22 (42.31%) Computer Vision Engineer
3 19 (36.54%) Developer
4 13 (25.00%) C# Developer
5 10 (19.23%) C# Software Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Author
7 4 (7.69%) Technical Author
8 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Data Scientist
8 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) MATLAB Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (44.23%) STL
2 22 (42.31%) OpenCV
3 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
4 4 (7.69%) .NET
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.77%) Backbone.js
5 3 (5.77%) Django
5 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (5.77%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (5.77%) WinForms
6 2 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) CSS3
7 1 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) HTML5
7 1 (1.92%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (71.15%) Algorithms
2 18 (34.62%) Physics
3 17 (32.69%) Mathematics
4 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
5 6 (11.54%) Chemistry
6 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.69%) NHS
7 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
8 2 (3.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Biology
8 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
8 2 (3.85%) Neural Network
8 2 (3.85%) Statistics
9 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.92%) Informatics
9 1 (1.92%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Android
1 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Software Engineering
2 40 (76.92%) Machine Learning
3 24 (46.15%) Signal Processing
4 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (42.31%) Computer Vision
6 6 (11.54%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Data Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
7 4 (7.69%) Time Management
8 3 (5.77%) Bayesian Methods
8 3 (5.77%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) Image Processing
8 3 (5.77%) MVC
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.85%) Cluster Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Distributed Algorithms
9 2 (3.85%) Operations Research
9 2 (3.85%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (73.08%) C++
2 35 (67.31%) MATLAB
3 27 (51.92%) R
4 20 (38.46%) Python
5 17 (32.69%) C#
6 13 (25.00%) Ruby
7 7 (13.46%) Java
8 5 (9.62%) SQL
9 4 (7.69%) C
10 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.85%) VB
12 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Intel
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