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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 76 35 76
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +41
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 68 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.13% 7.78% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 22.37% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 68 7
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +37.50%
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
220 304 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 29.41% 34.78% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 168 281 259
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,514
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) C
2 15 (62.50%) C++
3 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
4 11 (45.83%) MATLAB
4 11 (45.83%) Signal Processing
4 11 (45.83%) Algorithms
5 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
5 10 (41.67%) Machine Learning
6 9 (37.50%) Visualisation
7 8 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (33.33%) Physics
7 8 (33.33%) Statistics
8 7 (29.17%) Biometrics
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) Python
9 6 (25.00%) Chemistry
10 5 (20.83%) Project Management
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
11 4 (16.67%) Perl
12 3 (12.50%) Marketing
13 2 (8.33%) Degree
13 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 2 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
13 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
13 2 (8.33%) C#
13 2 (8.33%) DNA
13 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 2 (8.33%) Data Mining

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (20.83%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Research Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Software Project Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Software Manager
2 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Data Scientist
3 2 (8.33%) Research Scientist
4 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.17%) CSS3
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.17%) HTML5
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
2 11 (45.83%) Algorithms
3 10 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (37.50%) Visualisation
5 8 (33.33%) Physics
5 8 (33.33%) Statistics
6 7 (29.17%) Biometrics
7 6 (25.00%) Chemistry
8 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Signal Processing
3 10 (41.67%) Machine Learning
4 8 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
6 2 (8.33%) DNA
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) OpenUP
6 2 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (4.17%) Hidden Markov Model
7 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) MVC
7 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C
1 15 (62.50%) C++
2 11 (45.83%) MATLAB
3 6 (25.00%) Python
4 4 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) R
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
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