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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 93 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing PhD 25 18 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.64% 1.09% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 3.38% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 32
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
454 532 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.79% 32.26% 27.71%
Number of salaries quoted 369 455 431
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,727 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +11 19 £36,000 -24.21% 4
Abingdon -12 6 £50,000 +81.81%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (80.88%) C++
1 55 (80.88%) Mathematics
2 52 (76.47%) Physics
3 34 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 30 (44.12%) Software Engineering
5 22 (32.35%) Python
6 13 (19.12%) C#
7 12 (17.65%) C
7 12 (17.65%) MATLAB
8 11 (16.18%) Degree
9 10 (14.71%) Java
9 10 (14.71%) Parallel Computing
9 10 (14.71%) Signal Processing
10 9 (13.24%) OO
11 8 (11.76%) Linux
11 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
12 7 (10.29%) Perl
13 6 (8.82%) Games
13 6 (8.82%) OOD
13 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.82%) Information Management
13 6 (8.82%) Image Processing
13 6 (8.82%) Video Processing
13 6 (8.82%) Software Licensing
14 5 (7.35%) R
14 5 (7.35%) Statistics
14 5 (7.35%) SQL
15 4 (5.88%) VB
15 4 (5.88%) MS Office
15 4 (5.88%) MS Excel

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (5.88%) MS Office
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.47%) Big Data
General
1 6 (8.82%) Games
2 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Software Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Computer Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Programmer
6 4 (5.88%) Graduate
6 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Research Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Java Programmer
6 4 (5.88%) GUI Programmer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Programmer
6 4 (5.88%) GUI Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 2 (2.94%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Research Scientist
9 1 (1.47%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (1.47%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) .NET
1 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.47%) CSS
2 1 (1.47%) STL
2 1 (1.47%) RESTful
2 1 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.47%) HTML5
2 1 (1.47%) NumPy
2 1 (1.47%) CSS3
2 1 (1.47%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (1.47%) Underscore.js
2 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.47%) Pandas
2 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (80.88%) Mathematics
2 52 (76.47%) Physics
3 34 (50.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.35%) Statistics
5 4 (5.88%) Economics
5 4 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.47%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Software Engineering
2 10 (14.71%) Parallel Computing
2 10 (14.71%) Signal Processing
3 9 (13.24%) OO
4 8 (11.76%) Data Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) Information Management
5 6 (8.82%) OOD
5 6 (8.82%) Image Processing
5 6 (8.82%) Video Processing
5 6 (8.82%) Software Licensing
6 4 (5.88%) OpenUP
6 4 (5.88%) Analytics
6 4 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) DNA
6 4 (5.88%) Speech Recognition
7 2 (2.94%) OOP
7 2 (2.94%) Statistical Modelling
8 1 (1.47%) MVC
8 1 (1.47%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.47%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 55 (80.88%) C++
2 22 (32.35%) Python
3 13 (19.12%) C#
4 12 (17.65%) C
4 12 (17.65%) MATLAB
5 10 (14.71%) Java
6 7 (10.29%) Perl
7 5 (7.35%) SQL
7 5 (7.35%) R
8 4 (5.88%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (16.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Cognos
3 1 (1.47%) Cadence
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