Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 55 102
Rank change year-on-year +16 +47 -37
Permanent jobs citing PhD 96 71 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 6.13% 4.83% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.29% 21.78% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 99 70 30
Oxford median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £29,875
90th Percentile £78,250 £63,875 £73,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00% +21.62%

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 451 326 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 28.78% 22.16% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 400 281 385
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,375 £63,750 £56,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxford region with a requirement for PhD.

1 83 (86.46%) Python
2 74 (77.08%) Algorithms
3 65 (67.71%) C++
4 59 (61.46%) Mathematics
5 56 (58.33%) Machine Learning
6 53 (55.21%) Computer Science
7 52 (54.17%) Physics
8 47 (48.96%) Software Engineering
9 43 (44.79%) Natural Language Processing
10 39 (40.63%) R
10 39 (40.63%) Java
11 36 (37.50%) Multithreading
12 34 (35.42%) Artificial Intelligence
12 34 (35.42%) Big Data
13 33 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
14 30 (31.25%) Git (software)
14 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (30.21%) Bayesian Methods
16 28 (29.17%) TensorFlow
17 26 (27.08%) Degree
18 25 (26.04%) MATLAB
19 22 (22.92%) Windows
19 22 (22.92%) Julia
20 21 (21.88%) WinForms
20 21 (21.88%) OpenGL
20 21 (21.88%) OOD
20 21 (21.88%) MFC
20 21 (21.88%) Qt
20 21 (21.88%) CUDA
21 19 (19.79%) Neural Network

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 9 (9.38%) Apache
1 9 (9.38%) Apache Spark
2 7 (7.29%) Apache Solr
2 7 (7.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 33 (34.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (35.42%) Big Data
2 7 (7.29%) Data Mining
2 7 (7.29%) Text Mining
3 2 (2.08%) GIS
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.21%) Ant
3 5 (5.21%) Maven
4 2 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 7 (7.29%) Games
2 3 (3.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Electronics
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Developer
1 26 (27.08%) Software Engineer
2 22 (22.92%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) Machine Learning Researcher
4 11 (11.46%) Software Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 9 (9.38%) Research Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Development Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Python Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Software Development Manager
7 7 (7.29%) Software Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Algorithm Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Graduate
9 5 (5.21%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Machine Learning Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (4.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (44.79%) Natural Language Processing
2 28 (29.17%) TensorFlow
3 21 (21.88%) MFC
3 21 (21.88%) OpenGL
3 21 (21.88%) Qt
3 21 (21.88%) WinForms
4 13 (13.54%) Theano
5 10 (10.42%) .NET
6 7 (7.29%) Kafka
6 7 (7.29%) Lucene
7 5 (5.21%) CSS
7 5 (5.21%) CSS3
7 5 (5.21%) HTML
7 5 (5.21%) HTML5
7 5 (5.21%) RESTful
7 5 (5.21%) Web Services
8 2 (2.08%) PostGIS
9 1 (1.04%) Pandas
9 1 (1.04%) scikit-learn
9 1 (1.04%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 74 (77.08%) Algorithms
2 53 (55.21%) Computer Science
3 21 (21.88%) CUDA
4 2 (2.08%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.08%) Fintech
4 2 (2.08%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.08%) NHS
4 2 (2.08%) SCORM
5 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.04%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (61.46%) Mathematics
2 56 (58.33%) Machine Learning
3 52 (54.17%) Physics
4 47 (48.96%) Software Engineering
5 36 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 34 (35.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (30.21%) Bayesian Methods
9 21 (21.88%) OOD
10 19 (19.79%) Neural Network
10 19 (19.79%) Statistics
11 18 (18.75%) Deep Learning
12 17 (17.71%) Economics
13 16 (16.67%) Probabilistic Modelling
14 8 (8.33%) Distributed Algorithms
14 8 (8.33%) Time Series Forecasting
15 7 (7.29%) Biology
15 7 (7.29%) Continuous Deployment
15 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (7.29%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 83 (86.46%) Python
2 65 (67.71%) C++
3 39 (40.63%) Java
3 39 (40.63%) R
4 25 (26.04%) MATLAB
5 22 (22.92%) Julia
6 19 (19.79%) C
7 17 (17.71%) SQL
8 14 (14.58%) C#
9 7 (7.29%) Scala
10 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
11 5 (5.21%) PHP
11 5 (5.21%) Ruby
12 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (27.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Firmware