The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 24 94 94
Rank change year-on-year +70 0  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 111 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.17% 1.48% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.11% 4.18% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 69 20 13
Median salary £60,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.14% +9.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,950 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  

PhD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 552 526 556
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.62% 35.44% 37.57%
Number of salaries quoted 385 403 468
Median salary £45,000 £41,750 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -2.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing PhD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Cambridge

PhD
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD in Cambridge.

Salary trend for PhD in Cambridge

PhD
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Cambridge

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PhD.

1 124 (77.50%) C++
2 111 (69.38%) Mathematics
3 91 (56.88%) Java
4 89 (55.63%) Algorithms
5 85 (53.13%) Software Engineering
6 83 (51.88%) Machine Learning
7 82 (51.25%) Python
8 77 (48.13%) C#
9 72 (45.00%) Computer Science
10 70 (43.75%) Physics
11 65 (40.63%) Degree
12 56 (35.00%) C
13 39 (24.38%) Linux
14 34 (21.25%) Artificial Intelligence
15 28 (17.50%) .NET
16 27 (16.88%) Windows
17 26 (16.25%) Deep Learning
18 25 (15.63%) Augmented Reality
19 24 (15.00%) Multithreading
20 23 (14.38%) Distributed Algorithms
21 22 (13.75%) Reinforcement Learning
22 18 (11.25%) Visual Studio
22 18 (11.25%) Aerospace
22 18 (11.25%) CAD
23 16 (10.00%) OO
24 15 (9.38%) OOP
24 15 (9.38%) Electronics
25 13 (8.13%) J2EE
26 11 (6.88%) Computer Vision
26 11 (6.88%) Image Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (3.13%) DNN
2 3 (1.88%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.88%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.75%) Ethernet
1 6 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.25%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.25%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.63%) 3G
3 1 (0.63%) 4G
3 1 (0.63%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.50%) Big Data
1 4 (2.50%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.50%) Text Mining
2 3 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.88%) MySQL
3 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (11.25%) Aerospace
2 15 (9.38%) Electronics
3 9 (5.63%) Games
3 9 (5.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.25%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Finance
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (42.50%) Software Engineer
2 41 (25.63%) Developer
3 35 (21.88%) Graduate
4 32 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 27 (16.88%) Java Engineer
6 25 (15.63%) Java Software Engineer
7 20 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
7 20 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
7 20 (12.50%) Graduate Software Developer
8 15 (9.38%) C++ Developer
8 15 (9.38%) C++ Software Developer
8 15 (9.38%) Computer Engineer
9 14 (8.75%) Graduate C++ Developer
9 14 (8.75%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
10 11 (6.88%) Research Engineer
11 10 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 9 (5.63%) Machine Learning Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Graduate Java Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.50%) .NET
2 13 (8.13%) J2EE
3 9 (5.63%) OpenGL
3 9 (5.63%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (5.63%) XML
4 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.38%) Theano
6 5 (3.13%) OpenCV
7 4 (2.50%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (2.50%) Spring
8 3 (1.88%) Kafka
8 3 (1.88%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (0.63%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.63%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.63%) J2ME
9 1 (0.63%) React
9 1 (0.63%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 89 (55.63%) Algorithms
2 72 (45.00%) Computer Science
3 25 (15.63%) Augmented Reality
4 9 (5.63%) Life Science
5 6 (3.75%) VHDL
6 4 (2.50%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.88%) User Experience
8 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.25%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.38%) Linux
2 27 (16.88%) Windows
3 3 (1.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (69.38%) Mathematics
2 85 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 83 (51.88%) Machine Learning
4 70 (43.75%) Physics
5 34 (21.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 26 (16.25%) Deep Learning
7 24 (15.00%) Multithreading
8 23 (14.38%) Distributed Algorithms
9 22 (13.75%) Reinforcement Learning
10 18 (11.25%) CAD
11 16 (10.00%) OO
12 15 (9.38%) OOP
13 11 (6.88%) Computer Vision
13 11 (6.88%) Image Processing
14 5 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (3.13%) Bayesian Methods
14 5 (3.13%) Low Latency
14 5 (3.13%) Neural Network
14 5 (3.13%) Signal Processing
15 4 (2.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 124 (77.50%) C++
2 91 (56.88%) Java
3 82 (51.25%) Python
4 77 (48.13%) C#
5 56 (35.00%) C
6 10 (6.25%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.63%) Scala
8 6 (3.75%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.50%) Fortran
9 4 (2.50%) SQL
10 3 (1.88%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.63%) Perl
11 1 (0.63%) R
11 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.63%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 65 (40.63%) Degree
2 4 (2.50%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.63%) CISA
3 1 (0.63%) CISM
3 1 (0.63%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Firmware
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k (DoE) + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £50k (DoE) + top benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Amazing Prospects Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Top Prospects, Benefits and Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £80k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k+ with top package + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £highly competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £70k (DoE) + top benefits + bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago