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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 83 66 94
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs citing PhD 28 46 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.00% 3.00% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.35% 11.56% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 26 39 23
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
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
381 398 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.25% 25.98% 29.34%
Number of salaries quoted 310 318 470
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
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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 -4 26 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Abingdon -5 10 £33,750 +3.84%
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 65 (81.25%) C++
2 37 (46.25%) Mathematics
3 36 (45.00%) C
4 33 (41.25%) Physics
5 29 (36.25%) Computer Science
6 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
6 28 (35.00%) Algorithms
7 23 (28.75%) Python
8 21 (26.25%) MATLAB
8 21 (26.25%) Signal Processing
9 20 (25.00%) Perl
10 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (22.50%) Degree
12 17 (21.25%) C#
12 17 (21.25%) Linux
13 16 (20.00%) Data Analysis
14 15 (18.75%) Visualisation
15 14 (17.50%) R
15 14 (17.50%) Analytics
15 14 (17.50%) Kalman Filter
16 13 (16.25%) Statistical Modelling
16 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (15.00%) Information Management
17 12 (15.00%) Chemistry
17 12 (15.00%) OO
17 12 (15.00%) OOD
18 11 (13.75%) Windows
18 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
19 10 (12.50%) Machine Learning
20 9 (11.25%) Software Licensing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Software Engineer
2 18 (22.50%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Research Engineer
4 13 (16.25%) Research Scientist
5 8 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Software Manager
7 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Data Scientist
8 3 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Graduate
9 2 (2.50%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.50%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Research Analyst
10 1 (1.25%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.25%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) HTML
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (5.00%) CSS
1 4 (5.00%) jQuery
1 4 (5.00%) HTML5
1 4 (5.00%) CSS3
1 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (46.25%) Mathematics
2 33 (41.25%) Physics
3 29 (36.25%) Computer Science
4 28 (35.00%) Algorithms
5 15 (18.75%) Visualisation
6 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (15.00%) Chemistry
8 9 (11.25%) Statistics
9 6 (7.50%) Biometrics
10 3 (3.75%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (2.50%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (26.25%) Signal Processing
3 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 14 (17.50%) Analytics
5 14 (17.50%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (16.25%) Statistical Modelling
7 12 (15.00%) Information Management
7 12 (15.00%) OO
7 12 (15.00%) OOD
8 10 (12.50%) Machine Learning
9 9 (11.25%) Software Licensing
10 8 (10.00%) Hidden Markov Model
10 8 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
11 7 (8.75%) Parallel Computing
12 6 (7.50%) Speech Recognition
12 6 (7.50%) OpenUP
12 6 (7.50%) DNA
12 6 (7.50%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (81.25%) C++
2 36 (45.00%) C
3 23 (28.75%) Python
4 21 (26.25%) MATLAB
5 20 (25.00%) Perl
6 17 (21.25%) C#
7 14 (17.50%) R
8 6 (7.50%) SQL
9 4 (5.00%) Fortran
9 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.50%) VB
11 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) VCP4
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Cognos
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