The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 61 73 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -25
Permanent jobs citing PhD 15 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.95% 1.35% 3.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 4.05% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 23
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 321 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.39% 33.23% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 223 265 183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
PhD
Oxfordshire

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 91 (89.22%) Mathematics
2 90 (88.24%) Physics
3 74 (72.55%) C++
4 61 (59.80%) Computer Science
5 46 (45.10%) Software Engineering
6 26 (25.49%) Parallel Computing
7 21 (20.59%) Java
8 19 (18.63%) C#
8 19 (18.63%) Python
9 14 (13.73%) 3D Graphics
9 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 12 (11.76%) .NET
10 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 11 (10.78%) SQL
11 11 (10.78%) MATLAB
12 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (9.80%) Signal Processing
12 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (8.82%) Image Processing
13 9 (8.82%) Video Processing
13 9 (8.82%) Degree
13 9 (8.82%) Games
14 7 (6.86%) C
15 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
15 6 (5.88%) OO
15 6 (5.88%) jQuery
15 6 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.96%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.96%) OLAP
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (8.82%) Games
2 2 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) Software Engineer
2 33 (32.35%) Developer
3 26 (25.49%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 14 (13.73%) Programmer
5 14 (13.73%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (13.73%) Java Programmer
5 14 (13.73%) GUI Programmer
5 14 (13.73%) Software Programmer
5 14 (13.73%) GUI Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Computer Engineer
7 7 (6.86%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.92%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (1.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (1.96%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.76%) .NET
1 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (2.94%) HTML
4 2 (1.96%) WCF
4 2 (1.96%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (1.96%) COM
4 2 (1.96%) ADO.NET
4 2 (1.96%) STL
4 2 (1.96%) Web Services
4 2 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (0.98%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.98%) CSS
5 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.98%) HTML5
5 1 (0.98%) CSS3
5 1 (0.98%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.98%) Underscore.js
5 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 91 (89.22%) Mathematics
2 90 (88.24%) Physics
3 61 (59.80%) Computer Science
4 14 (13.73%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (2.94%) Statistics
6 2 (1.96%) Economics
7 1 (0.98%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.98%) Speech Recognition
7 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.98%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Windows
1 2 (1.96%) Linux
1 2 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.10%) Software Engineering
2 26 (25.49%) Parallel Computing
3 10 (9.80%) Signal Processing
4 9 (8.82%) Image Processing
4 9 (8.82%) Video Processing
5 6 (5.88%) OO
6 3 (2.94%) OOP
6 3 (2.94%) Data Analysis
7 2 (1.96%) Machine Learning
7 2 (1.96%) Web Application Development
7 2 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.96%) Project Management
8 1 (0.98%) MVC
8 1 (0.98%) DNA
8 1 (0.98%) OpenUP
8 1 (0.98%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (0.98%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 74 (72.55%) C++
2 21 (20.59%) Java
3 19 (18.63%) C#
3 19 (18.63%) Python
4 12 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 11 (10.78%) SQL
5 11 (10.78%) MATLAB
6 7 (6.86%) C
7 2 (1.96%) Delphi
7 2 (1.96%) VB
7 2 (1.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
8 1 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.96%) Cognos
3 1 (0.98%) Intel
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