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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 28 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -23
Permanent jobs citing PhD 86 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.37% 1.29% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.48% 4.19% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 82 11 9
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
313 310 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 34.10% 30.88% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 286 263 189
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 18 April 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 85 (87.63%) Mathematics
2 82 (84.54%) Physics
3 70 (72.16%) C++
4 67 (69.07%) Computer Science
5 43 (44.33%) Software Engineering
6 26 (26.80%) Parallel Computing
7 20 (20.62%) C#
8 19 (19.59%) Java
9 18 (18.56%) .NET
10 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
11 14 (14.43%) 3D Graphics
11 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET
11 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
12 13 (13.40%) Python
12 13 (13.40%) Degree
13 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (11.34%) Image Processing
14 11 (11.34%) MATLAB
15 9 (9.28%) SQL
15 9 (9.28%) Games
15 9 (9.28%) Video Processing
15 9 (9.28%) Signal Processing
16 7 (7.22%) C
17 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
17 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (6.19%) jQuery
17 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
18 5 (5.15%) OO

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.19%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Node.js
3 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.03%) Heroku
1 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.06%) OLAP
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Big Data
4 1 (1.03%) Redis
4 1 (1.03%) Riak
4 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.28%) Games
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Developer
2 35 (36.08%) Software Engineer
3 21 (21.65%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) Java Developer
5 14 (14.43%) Java Software Engineer
5 14 (14.43%) Programmer
5 14 (14.43%) Java Programmer
5 14 (14.43%) Software Programmer
5 14 (14.43%) GUI Programmer
5 14 (14.43%) GUI Developer
6 13 (13.40%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.28%) Computer Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (6.19%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.19%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.15%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.56%) .NET
2 14 (14.43%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.19%) jQuery
4 4 (4.12%) MFC
5 3 (3.09%) HTML
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
6 2 (2.06%) WCF
6 2 (2.06%) Silverlight
6 2 (2.06%) XML
6 2 (2.06%) ADO.NET
6 2 (2.06%) COM
7 1 (1.03%) HTML5
7 1 (1.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.03%) REST
7 1 (1.03%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (1.03%) MapReduce
7 1 (1.03%) Akka
7 1 (1.03%) Play Framework
7 1 (1.03%) Esper
7 1 (1.03%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (87.63%) Mathematics
2 82 (84.54%) Physics
3 67 (69.07%) Computer Science
4 14 (14.43%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.03%) Machine Learning
6 1 (1.03%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.09%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.33%) Software Engineering
2 26 (26.80%) Parallel Computing
3 11 (11.34%) Image Processing
4 9 (9.28%) Video Processing
4 9 (9.28%) Signal Processing
5 5 (5.15%) OO
6 4 (4.12%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (2.06%) OOP
7 2 (2.06%) Project Management
7 2 (2.06%) Web Application Development
8 1 (1.03%) Kanban
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (1.03%) Predictive Modelling
8 1 (1.03%) Complex Event Processing
8 1 (1.03%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (1.03%) Social Media Monitoring
8 1 (1.03%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.03%) Data Security
8 1 (1.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (72.16%) C++
2 20 (20.62%) C#
3 19 (19.59%) Java
4 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
5 13 (13.40%) Python
6 11 (11.34%) MATLAB
7 9 (9.28%) SQL
8 7 (7.22%) C
9 2 (2.06%) Delphi
9 2 (2.06%) VBA
10 1 (1.03%) Scala
10 1 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.03%) Rackspace
2 1 (1.03%) Facebook
2 1 (1.03%) Twitter
2 1 (1.03%) Intel
2 1 (1.03%) Google
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