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

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 39 70 28
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -42
Permanent jobs citing PhD 35 10 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.69% 1.32% 9.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.18% 4.63% 26.05%
Number of salaries quoted 33 8 84
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
151 216 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 24.55% 28.61% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 130 161 309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,975 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,800 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 37 (69.81%) Machine Learning
2 34 (64.15%) Algorithms
3 32 (60.38%) C++
4 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (45.28%) Degree
5 22 (41.51%) Computer Science
6 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
7 19 (35.85%) OO
8 18 (33.96%) C#
9 15 (28.30%) Java
9 15 (28.30%) Physics
9 15 (28.30%) Bayesian Methods
10 14 (26.42%) Big Data
10 14 (26.42%) iOS Development
10 14 (26.42%) Apple iOS
11 13 (24.53%) Visualisation
11 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
11 13 (24.53%) .NET
12 12 (22.64%) Python
12 12 (22.64%) Data Visualisation
12 12 (22.64%) Android
12 12 (22.64%) Android Development
13 10 (18.87%) Finance
14 9 (16.98%) C
14 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
15 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
15 8 (15.09%) OOD
15 8 (15.09%) Natural Language Processing
16 7 (13.21%) Data Mining
16 7 (13.21%) UML

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (11.32%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) AutoCAD
1 2 (3.77%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Big Data
2 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.21%) Data Mining
5 4 (7.55%) GIS
6 2 (3.77%) KDB
6 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.55%) Maven
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Games
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) C# Developer
2 13 (24.53%) C++ Developer
3 11 (20.75%) C# Software Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Software Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Machine Learning Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Agile C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Agile Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
6 6 (11.32%) Research Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Algorithm Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.77%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Project Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior iOS Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) Natural Language Processing
3 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
3 7 (13.21%) JSON
3 7 (13.21%) XML
4 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
5 4 (7.55%) Esper
5 4 (7.55%) Pandas
5 4 (7.55%) PostGIS
5 4 (7.55%) Pyramid
5 4 (7.55%) SciPy
5 4 (7.55%) Swing
6 3 (5.66%) Akka
6 3 (5.66%) NumPy
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (3.77%) CSS3
7 2 (3.77%) HTML5
7 2 (3.77%) jQuery
7 2 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (64.15%) Algorithms
2 22 (41.51%) Computer Science
3 15 (28.30%) Physics
4 13 (24.53%) Visualisation
5 9 (16.98%) Mathematics
6 7 (13.21%) NHS
7 6 (11.32%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
9 4 (7.55%) Statistics
10 3 (5.66%) Clustering
11 2 (3.77%) Chemistry
11 2 (3.77%) Neural Network
12 1 (1.89%) CUDA
12 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.89%) Social Media
12 1 (1.89%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Apple iOS
2 12 (22.64%) Android
3 4 (7.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) Machine Learning
2 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) Software Engineering
4 19 (35.85%) OO
5 15 (28.30%) Bayesian Methods
6 14 (26.42%) iOS Development
7 12 (22.64%) Android Development
7 12 (22.64%) Data Visualisation
8 8 (15.09%) OOD
9 7 (13.21%) Time Management
9 7 (13.21%) UML
10 6 (11.32%) Analytics
11 5 (9.43%) TDD
12 4 (7.55%) Financial Modelling
12 4 (7.55%) Game Development
12 4 (7.55%) OOP
12 4 (7.55%) Open Source
12 4 (7.55%) Signal Processing
13 3 (5.66%) Image Processing
13 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) C++
2 18 (33.96%) C#
3 15 (28.30%) Java
4 12 (22.64%) Python
5 9 (16.98%) C
6 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.43%) Scala
8 3 (5.66%) COBOL
8 3 (5.66%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.77%) Ruby
10 1 (1.89%) Delphi
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle
2 1 (1.89%) Atmel
2 1 (1.89%) EMC
2 1 (1.89%) Google
2 1 (1.89%) Progress
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