The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 105 103 95
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.77% 1.05% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 3.24% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 22
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
PhD
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
424 556 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.35% 32.33% 30.51%
Number of salaries quoted 356 471 445
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Oxfordshire region.

PhD Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

PhD
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 10 £35,250 +0.71% 2
Abingdon -16 2 £50,000 +81.81% 1
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 74 (87.06%) Mathematics
2 73 (85.88%) Physics
3 66 (77.65%) C++
4 49 (57.65%) Computer Science
5 39 (45.88%) Software Engineering
6 21 (24.71%) Parallel Computing
7 19 (22.35%) Python
8 18 (21.18%) Java
9 12 (14.12%) MATLAB
10 11 (12.94%) 3D Graphics
11 10 (11.76%) C#
11 10 (11.76%) Degree
11 10 (11.76%) Signal Processing
12 9 (10.59%) Games
12 9 (10.59%) Image Processing
12 9 (10.59%) Video Processing
13 7 (8.24%) C
13 7 (8.24%) OO
14 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
15 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
15 4 (4.71%) SQL
15 4 (4.71%) Linux
16 3 (3.53%) HTML
16 3 (3.53%) .NET
16 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
16 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
16 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
16 3 (3.53%) Data Analysis
16 3 (3.53%) Statistics
17 2 (2.35%) VB

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (1.18%) IIS
1 1 (1.18%) Drupal
1 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
3 1 (1.18%) OLAP
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 9 (10.59%) Games
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) Developer
3 20 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Java Programmer
5 11 (12.94%) Programmer
5 11 (12.94%) GUI Programmer
5 11 (12.94%) Software Programmer
5 11 (12.94%) GUI Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Computer Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.71%) C++ Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Graduate
9 2 (2.35%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Research Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (1.18%) Software Analyst
10 1 (1.18%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.53%) HTML
1 3 (3.53%) .NET
1 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.35%) CSS
2 2 (2.35%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) OpenMP
3 1 (1.18%) WCF
3 1 (1.18%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.18%) RESTful
3 1 (1.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.18%) HTML5
3 1 (1.18%) NumPy
3 1 (1.18%) CSS3
3 1 (1.18%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.18%) Underscore.js
3 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.18%) Pandas
3 1 (1.18%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 74 (87.06%) Mathematics
2 73 (85.88%) Physics
3 49 (57.65%) Computer Science
4 11 (12.94%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (3.53%) Statistics
6 2 (2.35%) Economics
6 2 (2.35%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.18%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.88%) Software Engineering
2 21 (24.71%) Parallel Computing
3 10 (11.76%) Signal Processing
4 9 (10.59%) Image Processing
4 9 (10.59%) Video Processing
5 7 (8.24%) OO
6 3 (3.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.35%) OOP
7 2 (2.35%) Information Management
7 2 (2.35%) OOD
8 1 (1.18%) Project Management
8 1 (1.18%) MVC
8 1 (1.18%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.18%) DNA
8 1 (1.18%) Speech Recognition
8 1 (1.18%) Web Analytics
8 1 (1.18%) Kanban
8 1 (1.18%) OpenUP
8 1 (1.18%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (1.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 66 (77.65%) C++
2 19 (22.35%) Python
3 18 (21.18%) Java
4 12 (14.12%) MATLAB
5 10 (11.76%) C#
6 7 (8.24%) C
7 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.71%) SQL
8 2 (2.35%) VB
8 2 (2.35%) R
9 1 (1.18%) VBA
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) PHP
9 1 (1.18%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Cognos
3 1 (1.18%) Intel
3 1 (1.18%) Cadence
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago