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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 63 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Permanent jobs citing PhD 54 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.55% 2.01% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.02% 7.02% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 53 31 35
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
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
490 527 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.19% 28.67% 25.18%
Number of salaries quoted 391 459 430
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 November 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 November 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 +31 43 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Abingdon +9 16 £45,000 +63.63% 1
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 55 (83.33%) C++
2 32 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 32 (48.48%) Mathematics
2 32 (48.48%) Physics
3 23 (34.85%) Computer Science
4 22 (33.33%) C
5 19 (28.79%) Linux
5 19 (28.79%) Python
5 19 (28.79%) Degree
6 18 (27.27%) C#
7 17 (25.76%) Perl
8 16 (24.24%) Data Analysis
8 16 (24.24%) Algorithms
9 14 (21.21%) OO
9 14 (21.21%) MATLAB
10 13 (19.70%) OOD
10 13 (19.70%) Information Management
11 12 (18.18%) Signal Processing
11 12 (18.18%) R
11 12 (18.18%) Analytics
12 10 (15.15%) Windows
12 10 (15.15%) Statistical Modelling
12 10 (15.15%) Software Licensing
12 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.61%) SQL
14 7 (10.61%) Chemistry
15 6 (9.09%) OpenUP
15 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
15 6 (9.09%) Parallel Computing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.06%) MS Office
1 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Software Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Research Scientist
5 6 (9.09%) Research Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Graduate
7 4 (6.06%) Research Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.03%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.03%) C++ Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.52%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Electronics Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
1 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.06%) CSS
2 4 (6.06%) HTML
2 4 (6.06%) HTML5
2 4 (6.06%) CSS3
2 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) RESTful
4 1 (1.52%) NumPy
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (1.52%) Pandas
4 1 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.52%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (48.48%) Mathematics
1 32 (48.48%) Physics
2 23 (34.85%) Computer Science
3 16 (24.24%) Algorithms
4 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (10.61%) Chemistry
6 6 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 4 (6.06%) Economics
7 4 (6.06%) Statistics
8 1 (1.52%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 16 (24.24%) Data Analysis
3 14 (21.21%) OO
4 13 (19.70%) OOD
4 13 (19.70%) Information Management
5 12 (18.18%) Signal Processing
5 12 (18.18%) Analytics
6 10 (15.15%) Statistical Modelling
6 10 (15.15%) Software Licensing
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (9.09%) Hidden Markov Model
7 6 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (9.09%) OpenUP
7 6 (9.09%) Parallel Computing
7 6 (9.09%) DNA
7 6 (9.09%) Speech Recognition
8 4 (6.06%) MVC
8 4 (6.06%) Parallel Programming
9 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (83.33%) C++
2 22 (33.33%) C
3 19 (28.79%) Python
4 18 (27.27%) C#
5 17 (25.76%) Perl
6 14 (21.21%) MATLAB
7 12 (18.18%) R
8 7 (10.61%) SQL
9 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
10 4 (6.06%) VB
10 4 (6.06%) Fortran
11 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (28.79%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Cognos
3 1 (1.52%) Cadence
Didcot, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus and pensions
Posted: 6 days ago
Abingdon
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago