Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 97 104
Rank change year-on-year +42 +7 +39
Permanent jobs citing PhD 157 73 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.26% 2.69% 2.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.60% 8.61% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 145 72 100
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +35.71%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 727 848 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.34% 31.30% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 658 730 753
Oxfordshire median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% -11.11% +13.92%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Oxfordshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for PhD in Oxfordshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for PhD in Oxfordshire

PhD
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +14 112 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Abingdon +8 18 £40,000 -5.88%
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 109 (69.43%) C++
2 100 (63.69%) Python
3 93 (59.24%) Mathematics
4 92 (58.60%) Machine Learning
5 72 (45.86%) Software Engineering
6 70 (44.59%) Java
7 57 (36.31%) Deep Learning
8 54 (34.39%) Physics
9 53 (33.76%) Algorithms
9 53 (33.76%) Computer Vision
10 51 (32.48%) Computer Science
11 48 (30.57%) Data Science
12 46 (29.30%) Analytics
12 46 (29.30%) MATLAB
13 45 (28.66%) Natural Language Processing
14 43 (27.39%) Artificial Intelligence
15 39 (24.84%) R
16 38 (24.20%) Bayesian Methods
17 37 (23.57%) Neural Network
18 33 (21.02%) Data Analysis
19 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (20.38%) Multithreading
20 29 (18.47%) Big Data
20 29 (18.47%) TensorFlow
21 27 (17.20%) C
21 27 (17.20%) Windows
22 23 (14.65%) Degree
23 22 (14.01%) Economics
23 22 (14.01%) CUDA
23 22 (14.01%) Linux

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 11 (7.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) Big Data
2 12 (7.64%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
3 2 (1.27%) Power BI
4 1 (0.64%) CockroachDB
4 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.10%) Subversion
3 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (10.19%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Games
3 4 (2.55%) Military
3 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (30.57%) Software Engineer
2 35 (22.29%) Developer
3 26 (16.56%) Computer Engineer
4 25 (15.92%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 25 (15.92%) Software Developer
5 24 (15.29%) C++ Software Engineer
6 16 (10.19%) Analyst
7 15 (9.55%) Data Analyst
8 14 (8.92%) C++ Developer
8 14 (8.92%) C++ Software Developer
9 12 (7.64%) Machine Learning Researcher
9 12 (7.64%) Research Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Data Scientist
10 10 (6.37%) Java Engineer
10 10 (6.37%) Python Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) Graduate
11 9 (5.73%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (4.46%) Java Developer
12 7 (4.46%) Research Scientist
12 7 (4.46%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (28.66%) Natural Language Processing
2 29 (18.47%) TensorFlow
3 11 (7.01%) XML
4 5 (3.18%) MFC
4 5 (3.18%) OpenGL
4 5 (3.18%) Qt
4 5 (3.18%) WinForms
5 4 (2.55%) OpenCV
6 3 (1.91%) Theano
7 2 (1.27%) Django
8 1 (0.64%) .NET
8 1 (0.64%) CSS
8 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.64%) HTML
8 1 (0.64%) Node.js
8 1 (0.64%) React
8 1 (0.64%) React Native
8 1 (0.64%) Spring
8 1 (0.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (33.76%) Algorithms
2 51 (32.48%) Computer Science
3 22 (14.01%) CUDA
4 8 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.55%) PMI
7 3 (1.91%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.91%) Robotics
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.64%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.64%) Life Science
8 1 (0.64%) Smart City
8 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.20%) Windows
2 22 (14.01%) Linux
3 7 (4.46%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (59.24%) Mathematics
2 92 (58.60%) Machine Learning
3 72 (45.86%) Software Engineering
4 57 (36.31%) Deep Learning
5 54 (34.39%) Physics
6 53 (33.76%) Computer Vision
7 48 (30.57%) Data Science
8 46 (29.30%) Analytics
9 43 (27.39%) Artificial Intelligence
10 38 (24.20%) Bayesian Methods
11 37 (23.57%) Neural Network
12 33 (21.02%) Data Analysis
13 32 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (20.38%) Multithreading
14 22 (14.01%) Economics
14 22 (14.01%) SDLC
15 20 (12.74%) Statistics
16 18 (11.46%) Mathematical Modelling
17 17 (10.83%) Signal Processing
18 16 (10.19%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 109 (69.43%) C++
2 100 (63.69%) Python
3 70 (44.59%) Java
4 46 (29.30%) MATLAB
5 39 (24.84%) R
6 27 (17.20%) C
7 18 (11.46%) C#
8 16 (10.19%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.73%) SQL
10 7 (4.46%) Fortran
10 7 (4.46%) Julia
10 7 (4.46%) Scala
11 2 (1.27%) Haskell
12 1 (0.64%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 23 (14.65%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.83%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (11.46%) Google
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle