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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 90 99 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing PhD 26 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.77% 1.30% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.82% 4.15% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 33
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +11.11%
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
447 530 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.39% 31.32% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 358 457 439
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +15 20 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Abingdon -12 6 £50,000 +81.81%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 48 (81.36%) C++
2 45 (76.27%) Mathematics
3 42 (71.19%) Physics
4 26 (44.07%) Computer Science
4 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
5 21 (35.59%) Python
6 13 (22.03%) C
6 13 (22.03%) C#
7 11 (18.64%) Degree
8 10 (16.95%) MATLAB
9 9 (15.25%) Data Analysis
9 9 (15.25%) OO
10 8 (13.56%) Perl
10 8 (13.56%) Java
10 8 (13.56%) Linux
10 8 (13.56%) Signal Processing
10 8 (13.56%) Algorithms
11 6 (10.17%) OOD
11 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.17%) Information Management
11 6 (10.17%) Software Licensing
11 6 (10.17%) R
11 6 (10.17%) Parallel Computing
12 5 (8.47%) Analytics
12 5 (8.47%) Statistics
12 5 (8.47%) SQL
13 4 (6.78%) VB
13 4 (6.78%) MS Office
13 4 (6.78%) Games
13 4 (6.78%) MS Excel

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
General
1 4 (6.78%) Games
2 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Software Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (11.86%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Graduate
5 4 (6.78%) Research Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Computer Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Research Scientist
6 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Programmer
7 2 (3.39%) GUI Programmer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Programmer
7 2 (3.39%) GUI Developer
7 2 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Programmer
8 1 (1.69%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.69%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) Underscore.js
2 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.69%) CSS3
2 1 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.69%) RESTful
2 1 (1.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.69%) HTML5
2 1 (1.69%) NumPy
2 1 (1.69%) Pandas
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (76.27%) Mathematics
2 42 (71.19%) Physics
3 26 (44.07%) Computer Science
4 8 (13.56%) Algorithms
5 5 (8.47%) Statistics
6 4 (6.78%) Economics
7 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.39%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.69%) Verilog
9 1 (1.69%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Software Engineering
2 9 (15.25%) Data Analysis
2 9 (15.25%) OO
3 8 (13.56%) Signal Processing
4 6 (10.17%) OOD
4 6 (10.17%) Information Management
4 6 (10.17%) Software Licensing
4 6 (10.17%) Parallel Computing
5 5 (8.47%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) DNA
6 4 (6.78%) Speech Recognition
6 4 (6.78%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (6.78%) OpenUP
6 4 (6.78%) Image Processing
6 4 (6.78%) Video Processing
7 3 (5.08%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (3.39%) OOP
9 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.69%) Machine Learning
9 1 (1.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 48 (81.36%) C++
2 21 (35.59%) Python
3 13 (22.03%) C
3 13 (22.03%) C#
4 10 (16.95%) MATLAB
5 8 (13.56%) Perl
5 8 (13.56%) Java
6 6 (10.17%) R
7 5 (8.47%) SQL
8 4 (6.78%) VB
9 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Cognos
3 1 (1.69%) Cadence
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