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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 58 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 18 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.53% 1.63% 2.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.96% 5.21% 11.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 25
Average salary £35,750 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
226 288 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.74% 31.37% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 199 262 195
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (89.55%) Mathematics
2 57 (85.07%) Physics
3 53 (79.10%) C++
4 32 (47.76%) Computer Science
5 27 (40.30%) Software Engineering
6 22 (32.84%) Python
7 13 (19.40%) MATLAB
7 13 (19.40%) C#
8 12 (17.91%) Parallel Computing
9 11 (16.42%) Signal Processing
9 11 (16.42%) C
9 11 (16.42%) Java
10 7 (10.45%) Games
10 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
10 7 (10.45%) Image Processing
10 7 (10.45%) Video Processing
11 6 (8.96%) Degree
11 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.96%) Perl
12 5 (7.46%) SQL
12 5 (7.46%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (7.46%) Statistics
13 4 (5.97%) Speech Recognition
13 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (5.97%) Economics
13 4 (5.97%) OO
13 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
13 4 (5.97%) Cognos
13 4 (5.97%) DNA
13 4 (5.97%) VB

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Office
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.97%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
General
1 7 (10.45%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Software Engineer
2 18 (26.87%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Computer Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) GUI Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) Software Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) GUI Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Java Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Graduate
6 4 (5.97%) Research Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.99%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.99%) C# Developer
7 2 (2.99%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Research Scientist
8 1 (1.49%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
1 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) CSS
2 1 (1.49%) STL
2 1 (1.49%) RESTful
2 1 (1.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.49%) HTML5
2 1 (1.49%) NumPy
2 1 (1.49%) CSS3
2 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.49%) Underscore.js
2 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.49%) Pandas
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (89.55%) Mathematics
2 57 (85.07%) Physics
3 32 (47.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.46%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (7.46%) Statistics
5 4 (5.97%) Economics
6 1 (1.49%) Verilog
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.99%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Software Engineering
2 12 (17.91%) Parallel Computing
3 11 (16.42%) Signal Processing
4 7 (10.45%) Image Processing
4 7 (10.45%) Video Processing
4 7 (10.45%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.97%) Speech Recognition
5 4 (5.97%) OO
5 4 (5.97%) DNA
5 4 (5.97%) OpenUP
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Analytics
7 2 (2.99%) OOP
8 1 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.49%) Machine Learning
8 1 (1.49%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (1.49%) MVC
8 1 (1.49%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.49%) Web Analytics
8 1 (1.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 53 (79.10%) C++
2 22 (32.84%) Python
3 13 (19.40%) MATLAB
3 13 (19.40%) C#
4 11 (16.42%) C
4 11 (16.42%) Java
5 6 (8.96%) Perl
6 5 (7.46%) SQL
7 4 (5.97%) VB
7 4 (5.97%) R
8 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) Cognos
3 1 (1.49%) Cadence
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