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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 54 31 64
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 18 65 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.57% 7.93% 2.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.34% 25.29% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 16 60 18
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
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
174 257 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.82% 31.34% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 133 229 252
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (79.66%) C++
2 33 (55.93%) C
3 27 (45.76%) Mathematics
3 27 (45.76%) Algorithms
4 25 (42.37%) Physics
5 20 (33.90%) Signal Processing
5 20 (33.90%) MATLAB
5 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (30.51%) Python
6 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
7 16 (27.12%) Visualisation
7 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
8 15 (25.42%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (25.42%) Perl
9 14 (23.73%) C#
10 11 (18.64%) Analytics
10 11 (18.64%) Machine Learning
10 11 (18.64%) Statistical Modelling
10 11 (18.64%) R
10 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
10 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.25%) Chemistry
11 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.56%) Windows
12 8 (13.56%) Statistics
12 8 (13.56%) Data Visualisation
12 8 (13.56%) Hidden Markov Model
13 7 (11.86%) Degree
13 7 (11.86%) Parallel Computing
13 7 (11.86%) Biometrics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Research Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Software Engineer
4 11 (18.64%) Research Scientist
5 5 (8.47%) Software Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Software Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.47%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Data Scientist
7 3 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.39%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.69%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Analyst
9 1 (1.69%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) HTML
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
1 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.78%) CSS
1 4 (6.78%) jQuery
1 4 (6.78%) HTML5
1 4 (6.78%) CSS3
1 4 (6.78%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.76%) Mathematics
1 27 (45.76%) Algorithms
2 25 (42.37%) Physics
3 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
4 16 (27.12%) Visualisation
5 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (15.25%) Chemistry
7 8 (13.56%) Statistics
8 7 (11.86%) Biometrics
9 3 (5.08%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (33.90%) Signal Processing
2 16 (27.12%) Software Engineering
3 15 (25.42%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (18.64%) Machine Learning
4 11 (18.64%) Statistical Modelling
4 11 (18.64%) Analytics
4 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
5 8 (13.56%) Hidden Markov Model
5 8 (13.56%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (11.86%) Parallel Computing
7 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.47%) Project Management
8 4 (6.78%) MVC
8 4 (6.78%) DNA
8 4 (6.78%) Speech Recognition
8 4 (6.78%) OpenUP
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) C++
2 33 (55.93%) C
3 20 (33.90%) MATLAB
4 18 (30.51%) Python
5 15 (25.42%) Perl
6 14 (23.73%) C#
7 11 (18.64%) R
8 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.78%) SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Fortran
9 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Semmle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Company pension
Posted: 7 days ago