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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 74 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing PhD 6 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.79% 1.53% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.55% 5.00% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 18
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
235 220 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 30.76% 30.68% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 175 197 271
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) OO
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Parallel Programming
4 3 (42.86%) CUDA
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) OOD
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 3 (42.86%) OpenMP
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
5 2 (28.57%) Physics
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Electronics
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
6 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (14.29%) Modbus
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Windows

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate
3 1 (14.29%) Research Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) OpenMP
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 3 (42.86%) CUDA
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) Chemistry
4 1 (14.29%) Biology
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Biometrics
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) OOD
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 2 (28.57%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Fortran
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Delphi
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
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