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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 108 47 98
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +51
Permanent jobs citing PhD 12 94 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.78% 5.18% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.75% 16.73% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 89 12
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
436 562 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.52% 31.00% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 314 506 502
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 April 2015.

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 28 April 2015. 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 -39 12 £33,750 -38.63%
Abingdon +9 6 £32,500 - 1
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 38 (77.55%) C++
2 24 (48.98%) C
2 24 (48.98%) Mathematics
3 20 (40.82%) Physics
4 19 (38.78%) Computer Science
4 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.78%) Algorithms
5 15 (30.61%) MATLAB
5 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
5 15 (30.61%) Signal Processing
6 13 (26.53%) Python
7 12 (24.49%) Visualisation
8 11 (22.45%) Machine Learning
8 11 (22.45%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (20.41%) Perl
10 9 (18.37%) Chemistry
10 9 (18.37%) Degree
11 8 (16.33%) Statistics
11 8 (16.33%) C#
11 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
12 7 (14.29%) Biometrics
12 7 (14.29%) Windows
12 7 (14.29%) Linux
12 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
12 7 (14.29%) Analytics
12 7 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
12 7 (14.29%) R
12 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.24%) Parallel Computing
14 5 (10.20%) Information Management

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.12%) Data Mining
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Software Engineer
1 12 (24.49%) Research Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Research Scientist
4 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Software Project Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Software Manager
5 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.08%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) HTML
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
1 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.12%) CSS
1 3 (6.12%) jQuery
1 3 (6.12%) HTML5
1 3 (6.12%) CSS3
1 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Mathematics
2 20 (40.82%) Physics
3 19 (38.78%) Computer Science
3 19 (38.78%) Algorithms
4 12 (24.49%) Visualisation
5 9 (18.37%) Chemistry
6 8 (16.33%) Statistics
7 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.29%) Biometrics
8 3 (6.12%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Windows
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
2 15 (30.61%) Signal Processing
3 11 (22.45%) Machine Learning
3 11 (22.45%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 7 (14.29%) Analytics
4 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 6 (12.24%) Parallel Computing
6 5 (10.20%) OOD
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) OO
6 5 (10.20%) Information Management
7 4 (8.16%) Hidden Markov Model
7 4 (8.16%) Software Licensing
7 4 (8.16%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (6.12%) Speech Recognition
8 3 (6.12%) OpenUP
8 3 (6.12%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 38 (77.55%) C++
2 24 (48.98%) C
3 15 (30.61%) MATLAB
4 13 (26.53%) Python
5 10 (20.41%) Perl
6 8 (16.33%) C#
7 7 (14.29%) R
8 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.12%) SQL
9 1 (2.04%) Fortran
9 1 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
Oxfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35,000 DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago