The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 50 97 70
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -27
Permanent jobs citing PhD 95 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.09% 1.25% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.84% 4.06% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 89 17 10
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +22.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £73,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
564 566 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.19% 30.88% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 504 498 391
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +47 86 £55,000 +29.41% 6
Abingdon - 6 £32,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 91 (77.12%) Mathematics
2 88 (74.58%) Physics
3 87 (73.73%) Computer Science
4 85 (72.03%) C++
5 57 (48.31%) Software Engineering
6 35 (29.66%) C#
7 33 (27.97%) .NET
8 26 (22.03%) Parallel Computing
9 21 (17.80%) JavaScript
10 20 (16.95%) OO
11 19 (16.10%) Java
12 15 (12.71%) OOD
12 15 (12.71%) MVVM
12 15 (12.71%) WPF
13 14 (11.86%) 3D Graphics
13 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
13 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET
13 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.02%) Python
14 13 (11.02%) Degree
15 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (9.32%) Image Processing
16 11 (9.32%) MATLAB
17 9 (7.63%) Games
17 9 (7.63%) Finance
17 9 (7.63%) SQL
17 9 (7.63%) HTML
17 9 (7.63%) Video Processing
17 9 (7.63%) Signal Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.08%) WordPress
1 6 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
1 6 (5.08%) Drupal
1 6 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.85%) Node.js
3 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Heroku
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 12 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.69%) OLAP
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) Redis
4 1 (0.85%) Riak
4 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (7.63%) Games
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (51.69%) Developer
2 35 (29.66%) Software Engineer
3 28 (23.73%) Software Developer
4 21 (17.80%) C++ Software Engineer
5 15 (12.71%) Java Developer
6 14 (11.86%) Software Programmer
6 14 (11.86%) GUI Developer
6 14 (11.86%) GUI Programmer
6 14 (11.86%) Programmer
6 14 (11.86%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (11.86%) Java Programmer
7 9 (7.63%) Computer Engineer
8 6 (5.08%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (4.24%) C++ Developer
10 2 (1.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.97%) .NET
2 15 (12.71%) WPF
3 14 (11.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.63%) HTML
5 8 (6.78%) XML
6 6 (5.08%) CSS
6 6 (5.08%) jQuery
7 4 (3.39%) MFC
8 3 (2.54%) Web Services
9 2 (1.69%) COM
9 2 (1.69%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.69%) Silverlight
9 2 (1.69%) WCF
10 1 (0.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.85%) HTML5
10 1 (0.85%) REST
10 1 (0.85%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.85%) MapReduce
10 1 (0.85%) Akka
10 1 (0.85%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 91 (77.12%) Mathematics
2 88 (74.58%) Physics
3 87 (73.73%) Computer Science
4 14 (11.86%) 3D Graphics
5 6 (5.08%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.69%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
7 1 (0.85%) Machine Learning
7 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (48.31%) Software Engineering
2 26 (22.03%) Parallel Computing
3 20 (16.95%) OO
4 15 (12.71%) OOD
4 15 (12.71%) MVVM
5 11 (9.32%) Image Processing
6 9 (7.63%) Video Processing
6 9 (7.63%) Signal Processing
7 4 (3.39%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (1.69%) OOP
8 2 (1.69%) Project Management
8 2 (1.69%) Web Application Development
9 1 (0.85%) Kanban
9 1 (0.85%) Predictive Modelling
9 1 (0.85%) Complex Event Processing
9 1 (0.85%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (0.85%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (0.85%) Social Media Monitoring
9 1 (0.85%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (0.85%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 85 (72.03%) C++
2 35 (29.66%) C#
3 21 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.10%) Java
5 13 (11.02%) Python
6 11 (9.32%) MATLAB
7 9 (7.63%) SQL
8 7 (5.93%) C
9 6 (5.08%) PHP
10 2 (1.69%) VBA
10 2 (1.69%) Delphi
11 1 (0.85%) Scala
11 1 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
2 1 (0.85%) Facebook
2 1 (0.85%) Twitter
2 1 (0.85%) Google
2 1 (0.85%) Intel
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago