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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 26 78
Rank change year-on-year -25 +52  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 28 62 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.02% 8.39% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.95% 32.29% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 3
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 156 192 245
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.41% 25.98% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 127 164 195
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 48 (76.19%) Algorithms
2 47 (74.60%) Python
3 46 (73.02%) C++
3 46 (73.02%) Machine Learning
4 34 (53.97%) Mathematics
4 34 (53.97%) Java
5 29 (46.03%) Physics
6 27 (42.86%) C
6 27 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
7 26 (41.27%) C#
7 26 (41.27%) Computer Science
8 25 (39.68%) Degree
9 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
10 23 (36.51%) Big Data
11 19 (30.16%) Natural Language Processing
12 18 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 18 (28.57%) MATLAB
13 17 (26.98%) Multithreading
13 17 (26.98%) R
14 16 (25.40%) Ruby
14 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (23.81%) Biology
16 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (19.05%) Numerate Degree
17 12 (19.05%) Image Processing
17 12 (19.05%) Distributed Algorithms
17 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
17 12 (19.05%) .NET
18 10 (15.87%) Linux
18 10 (15.87%) Apache Spark

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 10 (15.87%) Apache Spark
2 9 (14.29%) Apache
3 7 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 7 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.59%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Simulink
2 1 (1.59%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) Big Data
2 8 (12.70%) Data Mining
3 7 (11.11%) Text Mining
4 4 (6.35%) GIS
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) HBase
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) Ant
2 6 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (6.35%) Subversion
4 2 (3.17%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (12.70%) Games
2 5 (7.94%) Electronics
3 3 (4.76%) Automotive
4 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.59%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Developer
2 15 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.63%) Algorithm Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Java Engineer
4 12 (19.05%) Development Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Research Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Development Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
6 7 (11.11%) Software Manager
7 6 (9.52%) Machine Learning Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
8 5 (7.94%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Big Data Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Big Data Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) C++ Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Graduate
10 3 (4.76%) Graduate
10 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (19.05%) .NET
3 7 (11.11%) Kafka
3 7 (11.11%) Lucene
4 6 (9.52%) RESTful
4 6 (9.52%) Web Services
5 2 (3.17%) PostGIS
6 1 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.59%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.59%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (76.19%) Algorithms
2 26 (41.27%) Computer Science
3 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.17%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (73.02%) Machine Learning
2 34 (53.97%) Mathematics
3 29 (46.03%) Physics
4 27 (42.86%) Artificial Intelligence
5 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
6 17 (26.98%) Multithreading
7 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (23.81%) Biology
9 12 (19.05%) Data Modelling
9 12 (19.05%) Distributed Algorithms
9 12 (19.05%) Image Processing
10 9 (14.29%) Logistics
11 8 (12.70%) OO
12 7 (11.11%) Chemistry
12 7 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (11.11%) Information Retrieval
12 7 (11.11%) TDD
13 6 (9.52%) Computational Biology
13 6 (9.52%) Computational Linguistics
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) Python
2 46 (73.02%) C++
3 34 (53.97%) Java
4 27 (42.86%) C
5 26 (41.27%) C#
6 18 (28.57%) MATLAB
7 17 (26.98%) R
8 16 (25.40%) Ruby
9 7 (11.11%) Scala
10 6 (9.52%) VB
11 3 (4.76%) Delphi
11 3 (4.76%) Embedded C
11 3 (4.76%) Fortran
11 3 (4.76%) Pascal
11 3 (4.76%) Perl
12 2 (3.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Degree
2 12 (19.05%) Numerate Degree
3 9 (14.29%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
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