Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 56 79
Rank change year-on-year +15 +23 -4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 108 58 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 6.70% 4.31% 3.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.08% 19.27% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 106 57 69
Oxford median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% +28.57%
10th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
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 359 301 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 22.27% 22.35% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 331 276 334
Oxford median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £62,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +13.92%

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 25 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PhD in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 84 (77.78%) Python
2 82 (75.93%) C++
3 67 (62.04%) Mathematics
4 66 (61.11%) Machine Learning
5 53 (49.07%) Computer Science
5 53 (49.07%) Algorithms
6 52 (48.15%) Software Engineering
7 46 (42.59%) Physics
8 44 (40.74%) Deep Learning
9 43 (39.81%) Natural Language Processing
10 40 (37.04%) Computer Vision
11 39 (36.11%) Java
12 37 (34.26%) Bayesian Methods
13 36 (33.33%) Neural Network
14 34 (31.48%) Artificial Intelligence
15 33 (30.56%) MATLAB
16 32 (29.63%) Multithreading
16 32 (29.63%) R
17 28 (25.93%) TensorFlow
17 28 (25.93%) Degree
18 25 (23.15%) Windows
19 24 (22.22%) Big Data
19 24 (22.22%) CUDA
20 23 (21.30%) C
21 19 (17.59%) Git (software)
21 19 (17.59%) Data Science
22 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
23 16 (14.81%) Signal Processing
23 16 (14.81%) Economics
24 15 (13.89%) Statistics

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:

Applications
1 5 (4.63%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) CockroachDB
2 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (17.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Games
3 4 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 28 (25.93%) C++ Software Engineer
3 24 (22.22%) Developer
4 20 (18.52%) Computer Engineer
5 19 (17.59%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 15 (13.89%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 13 (12.04%) Software Developer
8 10 (9.26%) Graduate
9 8 (7.41%) C++ Developer
9 8 (7.41%) C++ Software Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Python Engineer
10 7 (6.48%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 7 (6.48%) Python Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) Data Analyst
11 6 (5.56%) Data Scientist
11 6 (5.56%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Research Engineer
11 6 (5.56%) Research Scientist
12 5 (4.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (39.81%) Natural Language Processing
2 28 (25.93%) TensorFlow
3 14 (12.96%) MFC
3 14 (12.96%) OpenGL
3 14 (12.96%) Qt
3 14 (12.96%) WinForms
4 7 (6.48%) Theano
5 4 (3.70%) OpenCV
6 3 (2.78%) CSS
6 3 (2.78%) CSS3
6 3 (2.78%) HTML
6 3 (2.78%) HTML5
6 3 (2.78%) Lasagne
7 2 (1.85%) Django
8 1 (0.93%) Node.js
8 1 (0.93%) Pandas
8 1 (0.93%) React
8 1 (0.93%) React Native
8 1 (0.93%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 53 (49.07%) Algorithms
1 53 (49.07%) Computer Science
2 24 (22.22%) CUDA
3 3 (2.78%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (2.78%) Robotics
4 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Windows
2 11 (10.19%) Linux
3 6 (5.56%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.04%) Mathematics
2 66 (61.11%) Machine Learning
3 52 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 46 (42.59%) Physics
5 44 (40.74%) Deep Learning
6 40 (37.04%) Computer Vision
7 37 (34.26%) Bayesian Methods
8 36 (33.33%) Neural Network
9 34 (31.48%) Artificial Intelligence
10 32 (29.63%) Multithreading
11 19 (17.59%) Data Science
12 16 (14.81%) Economics
12 16 (14.81%) Signal Processing
13 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (13.89%) Probabilistic Modelling
13 15 (13.89%) Statistics
14 14 (12.96%) OOD
15 12 (11.11%) Analytics
15 12 (11.11%) Data Analysis
16 11 (10.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 84 (77.78%) Python
2 82 (75.93%) C++
3 39 (36.11%) Java
4 33 (30.56%) MATLAB
5 32 (29.63%) R
6 23 (21.30%) C
7 14 (12.96%) C#
8 11 (10.19%) Julia
8 11 (10.19%) SQL
9 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (6.48%) Fortran
10 7 (6.48%) Scala
11 3 (2.78%) PHP
12 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 28 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (3.70%) Google