Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 86 108
Rank change year-on-year +49 +22 +57
Permanent jobs citing PhD 331 98 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.79% 2.83% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.75% 8.01% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 253 67 79
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £46,250 £36,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.47% -20.00% +28.57%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1676 1223 1349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.44% 35.36% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 957 1142
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.05% +0.58% +1.18%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing PhD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +35 320 £60,000 +20.00% 49
PhD
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 189 (57.10%) Python
2 180 (54.38%) Machine Learning
3 169 (51.06%) Algorithms
4 167 (50.45%) Mathematics
5 149 (45.02%) C++
6 131 (39.58%) Java
7 125 (37.76%) Physics
8 119 (35.95%) Artificial Intelligence
9 106 (32.02%) Computer Science
10 102 (30.82%) Degree
11 96 (29.00%) Software Engineering
12 83 (25.08%) C
13 72 (21.75%) MATLAB
14 64 (19.34%) C#
15 58 (17.52%) Statistics
16 48 (14.50%) JavaScript
17 47 (14.20%) Deep Learning
18 44 (13.29%) SQL
19 43 (12.99%) Distributed Algorithms
19 43 (12.99%) Multithreading
20 41 (12.39%) Finance
21 40 (12.08%) Neural Network
22 39 (11.78%) Economics
22 39 (11.78%) Julia
23 38 (11.48%) Smart City
23 38 (11.48%) Smart City Simulations
24 36 (10.88%) Big Data
25 35 (10.57%) Electronics
26 33 (9.97%) R
27 32 (9.67%) Bayesian Methods

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 17 (5.14%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 6 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.60%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.30%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.30%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.30%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (2.11%) SaaS
2 5 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.11%) Ethernet
1 7 (2.11%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.88%) Big Data
2 16 (4.83%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.72%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.42%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.81%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (2.42%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.42%) JUnit
2 7 (2.11%) gulp
3 1 (0.30%) LabVIEW
General
1 41 (12.39%) Finance
2 35 (10.57%) Electronics
3 6 (1.81%) Marketing
4 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.60%) Advertising
5 2 (0.60%) Arabic Language
5 2 (0.60%) French Language
5 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.60%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (0.60%) Retail
5 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.30%) Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 70 (21.15%) Developer
2 66 (19.94%) Software Engineer
3 41 (12.39%) Data Scientist
4 39 (11.78%) Graduate
4 39 (11.78%) Research Engineer
5 23 (6.95%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 23 (6.95%) Security Engineer
6 22 (6.65%) Machine Learning Researcher
6 22 (6.65%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 21 (6.34%) Mobile Engineer
7 21 (6.34%) Software Developer
8 20 (6.04%) Web Engineer
9 19 (5.74%) C++ Developer
10 17 (5.14%) Graduate Developer
11 16 (4.83%) Physicist
12 15 (4.53%) C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (4.53%) Python Software Engineer
13 14 (4.23%) Computer Engineer
13 14 (4.23%) Python Developer
14 12 (3.63%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.76%) TensorFlow
2 26 (7.85%) jQuery
3 25 (7.55%) CSS
3 25 (7.55%) HTML
4 19 (5.74%) Natural Language Processing
4 19 (5.74%) Node.js
5 18 (5.44%) Backbone.js
5 18 (5.44%) D3.js
6 17 (5.14%) .NET
7 9 (2.72%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.42%) REST
9 7 (2.11%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.11%) CSS3
9 7 (2.11%) HTML5
9 7 (2.11%) JSON
9 7 (2.11%) React
9 7 (2.11%) RESTful
9 7 (2.11%) Web Services
10 5 (1.51%) Keras
10 5 (1.51%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 169 (51.06%) Algorithms
2 106 (32.02%) Computer Science
3 38 (11.48%) Smart City
4 28 (8.46%) Java Card
5 20 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.04%) User Experience
6 16 (4.83%) Acoustics
7 15 (4.53%) Augmented Reality
8 14 (4.23%) Mobile App
8 14 (4.23%) Mobile Payment
9 8 (2.42%) Renewable Energy
9 8 (2.42%) Smart Energy
10 5 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.51%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.51%) Life Science
10 5 (1.51%) Smart Home
11 4 (1.21%) CUDA
11 4 (1.21%) MPEG
11 4 (1.21%) Robotics
12 1 (0.30%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.65%) Linux
2 8 (2.42%) Unix
3 5 (1.51%) Windows
4 4 (1.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (54.38%) Machine Learning
2 167 (50.45%) Mathematics
3 125 (37.76%) Physics
4 119 (35.95%) Artificial Intelligence
5 96 (29.00%) Software Engineering
6 58 (17.52%) Statistics
7 47 (14.20%) Deep Learning
8 43 (12.99%) Distributed Algorithms
8 43 (12.99%) Multithreading
9 40 (12.08%) Neural Network
10 39 (11.78%) Economics
11 38 (11.48%) Smart City Simulations
12 32 (9.67%) Bayesian Methods
12 32 (9.67%) Reinforcement Learning
13 31 (9.37%) Open Source
14 28 (8.46%) Information Security
14 28 (8.46%) Probabilistic Modelling
14 28 (8.46%) Security Architecture
14 28 (8.46%) Threat Modelling
15 26 (7.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 189 (57.10%) Python
2 149 (45.02%) C++
3 131 (39.58%) Java
4 83 (25.08%) C
5 72 (21.75%) MATLAB
6 64 (19.34%) C#
7 48 (14.50%) JavaScript
8 44 (13.29%) SQL
9 39 (11.78%) Julia
10 33 (9.97%) R
11 12 (3.63%) Scala
12 8 (2.42%) PHP
13 7 (2.11%) Ruby
14 5 (1.51%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.51%) VBA
15 1 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 102 (30.82%) Degree
2 13 (3.93%) Master's Degree
2 13 (3.93%) Numerate Degree
3 10 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.91%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.21%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (0.60%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.30%) Tableau