The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 36 112 114
Rank change year-on-year +76 +2  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 113 24 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.64% 1.10% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.57% 3.40% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 71 22 15
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,500 £48,000
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 Cambridgeshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 643 705 762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 37.78% 32.41% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 450 545 631
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Cambridgeshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary histogram for PhD in Cambridgeshire

PhD
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +70 111 £60,000 +37.14% 30
Peterborough +2 1 £32,500 +44.44% 2
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 125 (77.16%) C++
2 112 (69.14%) Mathematics
3 91 (56.17%) Java
4 89 (54.94%) Algorithms
5 86 (53.09%) Software Engineering
6 83 (51.23%) Machine Learning
7 82 (50.62%) Python
8 77 (47.53%) C#
9 74 (45.68%) Computer Science
10 71 (43.83%) Physics
11 67 (41.36%) Degree
12 57 (35.19%) C
13 40 (24.69%) Linux
14 34 (20.99%) Artificial Intelligence
15 28 (17.28%) .NET
16 27 (16.67%) Windows
17 26 (16.05%) Deep Learning
18 25 (15.43%) Augmented Reality
18 25 (15.43%) Multithreading
19 23 (14.20%) Distributed Algorithms
20 22 (13.58%) Reinforcement Learning
21 18 (11.11%) Visual Studio
21 18 (11.11%) Aerospace
21 18 (11.11%) CAD
22 16 (9.88%) OO
23 15 (9.26%) OOP
23 15 (9.26%) Electronics
24 13 (8.02%) J2EE
25 11 (6.79%) MATLAB
25 11 (6.79%) Image Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (3.09%) DNN
2 3 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.85%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.70%) Ethernet
1 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.23%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.23%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.62%) 3G
3 1 (0.62%) 4G
3 1 (0.62%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.47%) Big Data
1 4 (2.47%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.47%) Text Mining
2 3 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.09%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 15 (9.26%) Electronics
3 9 (5.56%) Games
3 9 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Automotive
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Finance
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (42.59%) Software Engineer
2 41 (25.31%) Developer
3 35 (21.60%) Graduate
4 32 (19.75%) Software Developer
5 27 (16.67%) Java Engineer
6 25 (15.43%) Java Software Engineer
7 21 (12.96%) C++ Software Engineer
8 20 (12.35%) Graduate Developer
8 20 (12.35%) Graduate Software Developer
9 15 (9.26%) C++ Developer
9 15 (9.26%) C++ Software Developer
9 15 (9.26%) Computer Engineer
10 14 (8.64%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 14 (8.64%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
11 11 (6.79%) Research Engineer
12 10 (6.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 9 (5.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 8 (4.94%) Graduate Java Engineer
14 8 (4.94%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
14 8 (4.94%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.28%) .NET
2 13 (8.02%) J2EE
3 9 (5.56%) OpenGL
3 9 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 9 (5.56%) XML
4 8 (4.94%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.32%) Theano
6 5 (3.09%) OpenCV
7 4 (2.47%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.47%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (2.47%) Spring
8 3 (1.85%) Kafka
8 3 (1.85%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (0.62%) Android SDK
9 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.62%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.62%) Ember.js
9 1 (0.62%) J2ME
9 1 (0.62%) React
9 1 (0.62%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 89 (54.94%) Algorithms
2 74 (45.68%) Computer Science
3 25 (15.43%) Augmented Reality
4 9 (5.56%) Life Science
5 6 (3.70%) VHDL
6 4 (2.47%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (2.47%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.85%) User Experience
8 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.62%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.62%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.62%) iPhone
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 40 (24.69%) Linux
2 27 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (69.14%) Mathematics
2 86 (53.09%) Software Engineering
3 83 (51.23%) Machine Learning
4 71 (43.83%) Physics
5 34 (20.99%) Artificial Intelligence
6 26 (16.05%) Deep Learning
7 25 (15.43%) Multithreading
8 23 (14.20%) Distributed Algorithms
9 22 (13.58%) Reinforcement Learning
10 18 (11.11%) CAD
11 16 (9.88%) OO
12 15 (9.26%) OOP
13 11 (6.79%) Computer Vision
13 11 (6.79%) Image Processing
14 5 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (3.09%) Bayesian Methods
14 5 (3.09%) Low Latency
14 5 (3.09%) Neural Network
14 5 (3.09%) Signal Processing
15 4 (2.47%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 125 (77.16%) C++
2 91 (56.17%) Java
3 82 (50.62%) Python
4 77 (47.53%) C#
5 57 (35.19%) C
6 11 (6.79%) MATLAB
7 9 (5.56%) Scala
8 6 (3.70%) Embedded C
9 4 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.47%) Fortran
9 4 (2.47%) SQL
10 3 (1.85%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.62%) Perl
11 1 (0.62%) R
11 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.62%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 67 (41.36%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.23%) CISA
3 2 (1.23%) CISM
3 2 (1.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.17%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.09%) Firmware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + equity and bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k DoE + options
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Stock Options + More
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Technical Futures
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k (DoE) + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45,000 DoE
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £50k (DoE) + top benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £80k DoE + top benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent package
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Excellent + top benefits
Posted: 6 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
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Exceptional package
Posted: 25 days ago