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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 91 112
Rank change year-on-year +43 +21  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 118 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.11% 2.01% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.91% 5.74% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 85 34 22
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +62.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 659 645 768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 34.13% 34.96% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 469 538 637
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,785
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +35 118 £60,000 -7.69% 25
PhD
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 167 (73.25%) Mathematics
2 155 (67.98%) C++
3 154 (67.54%) Python
3 154 (67.54%) Machine Learning
4 126 (55.26%) Algorithms
5 118 (51.75%) Java
6 117 (51.32%) Physics
7 107 (46.93%) Software Engineering
8 97 (42.54%) C#
9 96 (42.11%) Computer Science
10 80 (35.09%) Artificial Intelligence
11 79 (34.65%) Degree
12 62 (27.19%) C
13 44 (19.30%) .NET
14 42 (18.42%) Deep Learning
15 39 (17.11%) Statistics
16 37 (16.23%) MATLAB
16 37 (16.23%) Augmented Reality
17 36 (15.79%) Linux
18 34 (14.91%) Multithreading
19 32 (14.04%) Distributed Algorithms
19 32 (14.04%) Smart City
19 32 (14.04%) Smart City Simulations
20 31 (13.60%) SQL
21 26 (11.40%) Numerate Degree
22 25 (10.96%) Neural Network
23 24 (10.53%) Bayesian Methods
24 23 (10.09%) Julia
24 23 (10.09%) Natural Language Processing
24 23 (10.09%) Economics

PhD
Co-occurring 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 8 (3.51%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.19%) DNN
3 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.32%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.32%) Ethernet
1 3 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.88%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.88%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.88%) ZigBee
3 1 (0.44%) 3G
3 1 (0.44%) 4G
3 1 (0.44%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.39%) Big Data
1 10 (4.39%) Data Mining
1 10 (4.39%) Text Mining
2 6 (2.63%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.19%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.32%) MySQL
5 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (7.46%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.39%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.19%) JUnit
General
1 17 (7.46%) Aerospace
2 15 (6.58%) Electronics
3 9 (3.95%) Games
4 6 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.88%) Automotive
5 2 (0.88%) Finance
6 1 (0.44%) Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (32.02%) Software Engineer
2 72 (31.58%) Developer
3 54 (23.68%) Graduate
4 49 (21.49%) Software Developer
5 28 (12.28%) Java Engineer
6 27 (11.84%) C++ Developer
7 25 (10.96%) C++ Software Engineer
8 24 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
9 23 (10.09%) Java Software Engineer
9 23 (10.09%) Machine Learning Researcher
10 22 (9.65%) Graduate Developer
10 22 (9.65%) Graduate Software Developer
11 21 (9.21%) Research Engineer
12 19 (8.33%) Mathematical Developer
13 18 (7.89%) Graduate C++ Developer
13 18 (7.89%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
13 18 (7.89%) Java Developer
14 16 (7.02%) Computer Engineer
15 13 (5.70%) Machine Learning Engineer
15 13 (5.70%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (19.30%) .NET
2 23 (10.09%) ASP.NET
2 23 (10.09%) Natural Language Processing
3 16 (7.02%) J2EE
4 11 (4.82%) OpenGL
4 11 (4.82%) XML
5 10 (4.39%) Hibernate
5 10 (4.39%) Spring
6 9 (3.95%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 7 (3.07%) TensorFlow
7 7 (3.07%) Theano
8 5 (2.19%) OpenCV
8 5 (2.19%) REST
9 3 (1.32%) Kafka
9 3 (1.32%) Unreal Engine
10 1 (0.44%) Android SDK
10 1 (0.44%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.44%) D3.js
10 1 (0.44%) jQuery
10 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 126 (55.26%) Algorithms
2 96 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 37 (16.23%) Augmented Reality
4 32 (14.04%) Smart City
5 12 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.82%) Life Science
7 10 (4.39%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.19%) Smart Energy
9 4 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.32%) VHDL
11 2 (0.88%) User Experience
12 1 (0.44%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.44%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.44%) iPhone
12 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.44%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.79%) Linux
2 15 (6.58%) Windows
3 3 (1.32%) Unix
4 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (73.25%) Mathematics
2 154 (67.54%) Machine Learning
3 117 (51.32%) Physics
4 107 (46.93%) Software Engineering
5 80 (35.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 42 (18.42%) Deep Learning
7 39 (17.11%) Statistics
8 34 (14.91%) Multithreading
9 32 (14.04%) Distributed Algorithms
9 32 (14.04%) Smart City Simulations
10 25 (10.96%) Neural Network
11 24 (10.53%) Bayesian Methods
12 23 (10.09%) Economics
13 21 (9.21%) Reinforcement Learning
14 19 (8.33%) Probabilistic Modelling
15 17 (7.46%) CAD
15 17 (7.46%) Signal Processing
16 15 (6.58%) OO
17 14 (6.14%) OOP
18 13 (5.70%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 155 (67.98%) C++
2 154 (67.54%) Python
3 118 (51.75%) Java
4 97 (42.54%) C#
5 62 (27.19%) C
6 37 (16.23%) MATLAB
7 31 (13.60%) SQL
8 23 (10.09%) Julia
9 21 (9.21%) R
10 14 (6.14%) Scala
11 9 (3.95%) JavaScript
12 8 (3.51%) PHP
13 4 (1.75%) Fortran
14 3 (1.32%) Assembly Language
14 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 79 (34.65%) Degree
2 26 (11.40%) Numerate Degree
3 20 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.39%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CISA
5 1 (0.44%) CISM
5 1 (0.44%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Firmware
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