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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 88 101 71
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Permanent jobs citing PhD 24 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.76% 1.81% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.69% 5.70% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 52
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £43,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,266 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.16% -
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
422 614 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.92% 31.70% 30.80%
Number of salaries quoted 344 471 375
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

PhD
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +25 22 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Abingdon -2 1 £52,500 +16.66%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 53 (69.74%) C++
2 51 (67.11%) Machine Learning
3 47 (61.84%) Software Engineering
4 43 (56.58%) MATLAB
4 43 (56.58%) Algorithms
5 39 (51.32%) R
6 33 (43.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 32 (42.11%) STL
7 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (40.79%) Signal Processing
8 31 (40.79%) Computer Vision
9 28 (36.84%) GNU Octave
9 28 (36.84%) OpenCV
10 27 (35.53%) Python
11 18 (23.68%) Java
12 17 (22.37%) Degree
13 16 (21.05%) Mathematics
14 15 (19.74%) C#
14 15 (19.74%) Analytics
15 13 (17.11%) Physics
15 13 (17.11%) Data Analytics
16 12 (15.79%) C
17 11 (14.47%) Linux
17 11 (14.47%) Ruby
18 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
19 9 (11.84%) Android
19 9 (11.84%) Big Data
19 9 (11.84%) Apple iOS
19 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
19 9 (11.84%) Mobile App

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 28 (36.84%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
2 3 (3.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Big Data
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.26%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.26%) Spotfire
5 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.89%) Subversion
General
1 5 (6.58%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Research Engineer
2 27 (35.53%) Computer Engineer
2 27 (35.53%) Computer Vision Engineer
3 22 (28.95%) Developer
4 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Algorithm Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Data Scientist
6 6 (7.89%) Python Developer
6 6 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Author
8 4 (5.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.26%) NoSQL Developer
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Technical Author
9 3 (3.95%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (43.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 32 (42.11%) STL
3 28 (36.84%) OpenCV
4 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.89%) Backbone.js
5 6 (7.89%) Django
5 6 (7.89%) RESTful
5 6 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (6.58%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (5.26%) .NET
7 4 (5.26%) OpenCL
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.32%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (1.32%) Qt
8 1 (1.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 43 (56.58%) Algorithms
2 16 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 13 (17.11%) Physics
4 10 (13.16%) Computer Science
5 9 (11.84%) Mobile App
6 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (10.53%) NHS
7 6 (7.89%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (6.58%) Chemistry
9 4 (5.26%) Biology
9 4 (5.26%) Informatics
10 2 (2.63%) Credit Risk
10 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (2.63%) Neural Network
10 2 (2.63%) Statistics
11 1 (1.32%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
11 1 (1.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.47%) Linux
2 9 (11.84%) Android
2 9 (11.84%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Machine Learning
2 47 (61.84%) Software Engineering
3 32 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (40.79%) Computer Vision
4 31 (40.79%) Signal Processing
5 15 (19.74%) Analytics
6 13 (17.11%) Data Analytics
7 8 (10.53%) Time Management
8 7 (9.21%) OO
9 6 (7.89%) Bayesian Methods
9 6 (7.89%) Big Data Analytics
9 6 (7.89%) Image Processing
10 5 (6.58%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.58%) Distributed Algorithms
10 5 (6.58%) Multithreading
10 5 (6.58%) SDLC
11 4 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
11 4 (5.26%) Probabilistic Modelling
12 3 (3.95%) Android Development
12 3 (3.95%) Probabilistic Estimation
Programming Languages
1 53 (69.74%) C++
2 43 (56.58%) MATLAB
3 39 (51.32%) R
4 27 (35.53%) Python
5 18 (23.68%) Java
6 15 (19.74%) C#
7 12 (15.79%) C
8 11 (14.47%) Ruby
9 4 (5.26%) SQL
10 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.63%) Perl
10 2 (2.63%) VB
11 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Nessus
1 2 (2.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Intel
2 3 (3.95%) Google
3 2 (2.63%) Qualys
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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