Period
to 16 July 2018

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 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 60 40
Rank change year-on-year +29 -20 +64
Permanent jobs citing PhD 138 63 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.91% 4.34% 6.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.70% 18.53% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136 65 119
Oxford median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £65,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +35.71%

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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 366 340 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 20.97% 23.42% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 342 292 323
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,000 £64,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for PhD in Oxford

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for PhD.

1 109 (78.99%) C++
2 106 (76.81%) Machine Learning
3 96 (69.57%) Python
4 81 (58.70%) Deep Learning
5 78 (56.52%) Computer Vision
6 70 (50.72%) Algorithms
7 67 (48.55%) Mathematics
8 66 (47.83%) Java
9 65 (47.10%) Software Engineering
10 60 (43.48%) Natural Language Processing
11 54 (39.13%) Artificial Intelligence
12 53 (38.41%) Bayesian Methods
13 46 (33.33%) C#
14 45 (32.61%) C
15 43 (31.16%) Neural Network
15 43 (31.16%) TensorFlow
16 40 (28.99%) Multithreading
17 39 (28.26%) MATLAB
18 38 (27.54%) Data Science
19 35 (25.36%) Physics
20 33 (23.91%) Reinforcement Learning
21 32 (23.19%) Computer Science
22 31 (22.46%) Big Data
22 31 (22.46%) Analytics
23 30 (21.74%) Probabilistic Modelling
24 28 (20.29%) Distributed Algorithms
24 28 (20.29%) R
25 27 (19.57%) Biology
25 27 (19.57%) Computational Linguistics
25 27 (19.57%) Computational Biology

PhD
Co-occurring 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 7 (5.07%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 18 (13.04%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.72%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.46%) Big Data
2 7 (5.07%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.72%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.72%) CockroachDB
4 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 18 (13.04%) Subversion
General
1 6 (4.35%) Aerospace
1 6 (4.35%) Automotive
1 6 (4.35%) Finance
1 6 (4.35%) Retail
2 5 (3.62%) Games
3 3 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (0.72%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (35.51%) Developer
2 44 (31.88%) Software Engineer
3 36 (26.09%) Computer Engineer
4 35 (25.36%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 35 (25.36%) Software Developer
5 24 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
6 19 (13.77%) C++ Developer
7 18 (13.04%) C++ Software Developer
7 18 (13.04%) Python Developer
8 17 (12.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 16 (11.59%) Data Scientist
10 15 (10.87%) Python Engineer
11 11 (7.97%) Java Developer
12 9 (6.52%) Graduate
12 9 (6.52%) Python Software Engineer
12 9 (6.52%) Research Scientist
13 7 (5.07%) Computer Vision Developer
13 7 (5.07%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 7 (5.07%) Machine Learning Engineer
14 6 (4.35%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (43.48%) Natural Language Processing
2 43 (31.16%) TensorFlow
3 8 (5.80%) Django
4 7 (5.07%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.35%) Backbone.js
5 6 (4.35%) RESTful
5 6 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (2.17%) OpenCV
6 3 (2.17%) Theano
7 1 (0.72%) .NET
7 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.72%) Kafka
7 1 (0.72%) Node.js
7 1 (0.72%) React
7 1 (0.72%) React Native
7 1 (0.72%) Spring
7 1 (0.72%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 70 (50.72%) Algorithms
2 32 (23.19%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.70%) CUDA
4 7 (5.07%) NHS
5 6 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.17%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.45%) Robotics
8 1 (0.72%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.70%) Linux
1 12 (8.70%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) Android
2 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.62%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (76.81%) Machine Learning
2 81 (58.70%) Deep Learning
3 78 (56.52%) Computer Vision
4 67 (48.55%) Mathematics
5 65 (47.10%) Software Engineering
6 54 (39.13%) Artificial Intelligence
7 53 (38.41%) Bayesian Methods
8 43 (31.16%) Neural Network
9 40 (28.99%) Multithreading
10 38 (27.54%) Data Science
11 35 (25.36%) Physics
12 33 (23.91%) Reinforcement Learning
13 31 (22.46%) Analytics
14 30 (21.74%) Probabilistic Modelling
15 28 (20.29%) Distributed Algorithms
16 27 (19.57%) Biology
16 27 (19.57%) Computational Biology
16 27 (19.57%) Computational Linguistics
17 24 (17.39%) Data Analysis
18 22 (15.94%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 109 (78.99%) C++
2 96 (69.57%) Python
3 66 (47.83%) Java
4 46 (33.33%) C#
5 45 (32.61%) C
6 39 (28.26%) MATLAB
7 28 (20.29%) R
8 8 (5.80%) SQL
9 7 (5.07%) Fortran
9 7 (5.07%) Scala
10 6 (4.35%) Ruby
11 5 (3.62%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.45%) Haskell
13 1 (0.72%) Julia
13 1 (0.72%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (9.42%) Google