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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 28 78 46
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -32
Permanent jobs citing PhD 62 4 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.21% 0.50% 4.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.96% 1.56% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 61 4 38
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
194 256 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 25.70% 31.72% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 166 207 265
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £64,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 30 June 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 59 (65.56%) Machine Learning
2 58 (64.44%) Algorithms
3 44 (48.89%) C++
4 43 (47.78%) Software Engineering
5 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (28.89%) OO
6 26 (28.89%) Computer Science
6 26 (28.89%) Android
6 26 (28.89%) Apple iOS
7 25 (27.78%) Java
8 24 (26.67%) Degree
9 23 (25.56%) C#
9 23 (25.56%) Bayesian Methods
10 22 (24.44%) Android Development
10 22 (24.44%) iOS Development
10 22 (24.44%) .NET
11 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 20 (22.22%) Big Data
12 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (20.00%) Time Management
14 17 (18.89%) Python
14 17 (18.89%) MATLAB
14 17 (18.89%) R
15 16 (17.78%) Visualisation
16 15 (16.67%) NHS
16 15 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
17 14 (15.56%) Signal Processing
17 14 (15.56%) C
17 14 (15.56%) Artificial Intelligence
18 13 (14.44%) Mathematics

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 11 (12.22%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.44%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.78%) GNU Octave
2 2 (2.22%) AutoCAD
2 2 (2.22%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.22%) Big Data
1 20 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.44%) GIS
4 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.22%) KDB
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.11%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Games
3 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (54.44%) Developer
2 21 (23.33%) Research Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) C# Developer
3 16 (17.78%) C++ Developer
4 15 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 14 (15.56%) C# Software Developer
6 13 (14.44%) Java Developer
7 12 (13.33%) Algorithm Engineer
8 11 (12.22%) Computer Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
9 10 (11.11%) Agile Developer
10 8 (8.89%) Machine Learning Developer
11 6 (6.67%) Java Engineer
11 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
12 5 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
13 4 (4.44%) Big Data Developer
13 4 (4.44%) Python Developer
13 4 (4.44%) Senior Developer
14 3 (3.33%) iOS Developer
14 3 (3.33%) NoSQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.44%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (12.22%) Natural Language Processing
3 10 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 10 (11.11%) JSON
3 10 (11.11%) STL
3 10 (11.11%) XML
4 8 (8.89%) OpenCV
5 7 (7.78%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.67%) RESTful
7 4 (4.44%) Backbone.js
7 4 (4.44%) Django
7 4 (4.44%) OpenCL
7 4 (4.44%) PostGIS
7 4 (4.44%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (4.44%) Swing
8 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (2.22%) CSS
8 2 (2.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (64.44%) Algorithms
2 26 (28.89%) Computer Science
3 16 (17.78%) Visualisation
4 15 (16.67%) NHS
5 14 (15.56%) Artificial Intelligence
6 13 (14.44%) Mathematics
7 11 (12.22%) Physics
8 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
9 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (3.33%) Chemistry
10 3 (3.33%) Neural Network
10 3 (3.33%) Statistics
11 2 (2.22%) Hedge funds
11 2 (2.22%) Social Media
12 1 (1.11%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (1.11%) Biology
12 1 (1.11%) CUDA
12 1 (1.11%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Android
1 26 (28.89%) Apple iOS
2 11 (12.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (65.56%) Machine Learning
2 43 (47.78%) Software Engineering
3 34 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (28.89%) OO
5 23 (25.56%) Bayesian Methods
6 22 (24.44%) Android Development
6 22 (24.44%) iOS Development
7 18 (20.00%) Time Management
8 15 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (15.56%) Signal Processing
10 13 (14.44%) OOD
11 10 (11.11%) UML
12 9 (10.00%) Analytics
13 8 (8.89%) Distributed Algorithms
13 8 (8.89%) Image Processing
13 8 (8.89%) Multithreading
14 7 (7.78%) Data Analytics
15 5 (5.56%) TDD
16 4 (4.44%) Game Development
16 4 (4.44%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 44 (48.89%) C++
2 25 (27.78%) Java
3 23 (25.56%) C#
4 17 (18.89%) MATLAB
4 17 (18.89%) Python
4 17 (18.89%) R
5 14 (15.56%) C
6 7 (7.78%) SQL
7 4 (4.44%) Ruby
8 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.22%) Scala
9 1 (1.11%) Delphi
9 1 (1.11%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.11%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.33%) Intel
2 2 (2.22%) Google
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) Atmel
3 1 (1.11%) EMC
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