The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 42 45 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 34 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.91% 4.46% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.66% 14.36% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 28 16
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £48,500
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 Oxford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 157 202 174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.69% 31.08% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 145 170 132
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

PhD
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for PhD in Oxford

PhD
Salary Histogram in Oxford

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

Salary histogram for PhD in Oxford

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region with a requirement for PhD.

1 50 (81.97%) Algorithms
2 48 (78.69%) Machine Learning
3 41 (67.21%) Python
4 39 (63.93%) C++
5 34 (55.74%) Software Engineering
6 30 (49.18%) MATLAB
6 30 (49.18%) Mathematics
6 30 (49.18%) Physics
7 27 (44.26%) R
7 27 (44.26%) C#
8 25 (40.98%) Degree
9 21 (34.43%) Ruby
10 18 (29.51%) Java
11 16 (26.23%) Big Data
12 15 (24.59%) Computer Science
12 15 (24.59%) C
13 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
13 14 (22.95%) Signal Processing
14 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (18.03%) Artificial Intelligence
15 11 (18.03%) STL
15 11 (18.03%) OpenCV
15 11 (18.03%) Natural Language Processing
15 11 (18.03%) Image Processing
15 11 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 11 (18.03%) Distributed Algorithms
15 11 (18.03%) GNU Octave
15 11 (18.03%) Computer Vision
16 10 (16.39%) Subversion

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (4.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.64%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) GNU Octave
2 2 (3.28%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) Big Data
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.64%) GIS
6 1 (1.64%) HBase
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (1.64%) Banking
1 1 (1.64%) Electronics
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
1 1 (1.64%) Marketing
1 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
1 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Research Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Computer Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Algorithm Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Development Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Java Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Machine Learning Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Big Data Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Data Scientist
9 3 (4.92%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 11 (18.03%) Natural Language Processing
1 11 (18.03%) OpenCV
1 11 (18.03%) STL
2 6 (9.84%) .NET
3 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (4.92%) WinForms
5 2 (3.28%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.28%) Django
5 2 (3.28%) RESTful
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) CSS3
6 1 (1.64%) HTML
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (81.97%) Algorithms
2 15 (24.59%) Computer Science
3 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.92%) NHS
5 2 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (78.69%) Machine Learning
2 34 (55.74%) Software Engineering
3 30 (49.18%) Mathematics
3 30 (49.18%) Physics
4 14 (22.95%) Signal Processing
5 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.03%) Artificial Intelligence
5 11 (18.03%) Computer Vision
5 11 (18.03%) Distributed Algorithms
5 11 (18.03%) Image Processing
6 9 (14.75%) Data Modelling
6 9 (14.75%) Logistics
6 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
7 8 (13.11%) Chemistry
8 5 (8.20%) Analytics
8 5 (8.20%) Biology
9 3 (4.92%) Data Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) MVC
9 3 (4.92%) Statistics
9 3 (4.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) Python
2 39 (63.93%) C++
3 30 (49.18%) MATLAB
4 27 (44.26%) C#
4 27 (44.26%) R
5 21 (34.43%) Ruby
6 18 (29.51%) Java
7 15 (24.59%) C
8 5 (8.20%) SQL
9 3 (4.92%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.92%) VB
10 2 (3.28%) Delphi
10 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.28%) Fortran
10 2 (3.28%) Pascal
11 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (40.98%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
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