Period
to 20 November 2017

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

PhD
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 94 147
Rank change year-on-year +31 +53 -33
Permanent jobs citing PhD 124 83 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.12% 2.87% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.60% 9.81% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 125 82 38
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £56,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00% +23.29%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,250 £73,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -

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 912 846 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.31% 29.22% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 782 682 834
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,763 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £71,125 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +12 100 £55,000 -4.35% 14
Abingdon +9 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Kidlington +1 2 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Banbury - 2 £28,500 -
Wallingford +6 1 £45,000 +20.00%
PhD
South East

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

1 103 (83.06%) Python
2 84 (67.74%) Algorithms
3 76 (61.29%) C++
4 72 (58.06%) Mathematics
5 70 (56.45%) Machine Learning
6 64 (51.61%) Computer Science
7 61 (49.19%) Physics
8 57 (45.97%) Software Engineering
9 49 (39.52%) R
10 46 (37.10%) Degree
11 45 (36.29%) Natural Language Processing
11 45 (36.29%) Java
12 42 (33.87%) Big Data
12 42 (33.87%) Multithreading
13 38 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
13 38 (30.65%) Bayesian Methods
14 35 (28.23%) Git (software)
14 35 (28.23%) Artificial Intelligence
15 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
16 29 (23.39%) Windows
16 29 (23.39%) TensorFlow
17 28 (22.58%) MATLAB
18 27 (21.77%) Qt
19 26 (20.97%) CUDA
19 26 (20.97%) OpenGL
19 26 (20.97%) WinForms
19 26 (20.97%) OOD
19 26 (20.97%) MFC
20 24 (19.35%) Statistics
21 23 (18.55%) Julia

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 8 (6.45%) Apache
1 8 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.65%) Apache Solr
2 7 (5.65%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.61%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 38 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (33.87%) Big Data
2 14 (11.29%) Data Mining
3 7 (5.65%) Text Mining
4 1 (0.81%) GIS
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (28.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.26%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.03%) Ant
3 5 (4.03%) Maven
4 2 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 8 (6.45%) Finance
2 6 (4.84%) Games
3 3 (2.42%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 30 (24.19%) Developer
3 27 (21.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 19 (15.32%) Machine Learning Researcher
5 16 (12.90%) Data Scientist
6 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.06%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 9 (7.26%) Research Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Java Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 7 (5.65%) Development Manager
10 7 (5.65%) Graduate
10 7 (5.65%) Python Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Software Development Manager
10 7 (5.65%) Software Manager
11 6 (4.84%) Algorithm Engineer
12 5 (4.03%) Graduate Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Java Engineer
13 4 (3.23%) Machine Learning Developer
14 3 (2.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (36.29%) Natural Language Processing
2 29 (23.39%) TensorFlow
3 27 (21.77%) Qt
4 26 (20.97%) MFC
4 26 (20.97%) OpenGL
4 26 (20.97%) WinForms
5 13 (10.48%) Theano
6 9 (7.26%) .NET
7 8 (6.45%) Web Services
8 7 (5.65%) Kafka
8 7 (5.65%) Lucene
8 7 (5.65%) Pandas
8 7 (5.65%) scikit-learn
8 7 (5.65%) Seaborn
9 5 (4.03%) CSS
9 5 (4.03%) CSS3
9 5 (4.03%) HTML
9 5 (4.03%) HTML5
9 5 (4.03%) RESTful
10 3 (2.42%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 84 (67.74%) Algorithms
2 64 (51.61%) Computer Science
3 26 (20.97%) CUDA
4 8 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.61%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.61%) Fintech
6 2 (1.61%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.61%) NHS
6 2 (1.61%) SCORM
7 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.39%) Windows
2 4 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (58.06%) Mathematics
2 70 (56.45%) Machine Learning
3 61 (49.19%) Physics
4 57 (45.97%) Software Engineering
5 42 (33.87%) Multithreading
6 38 (30.65%) Bayesian Methods
7 35 (28.23%) Artificial Intelligence
8 33 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (20.97%) OOD
10 24 (19.35%) Statistics
11 22 (17.74%) Neural Network
12 21 (16.94%) Deep Learning
13 18 (14.52%) Economics
14 17 (13.71%) Probabilistic Modelling
15 10 (8.06%) Data Modelling
16 9 (7.26%) Distributed Algorithms
16 9 (7.26%) Time Series Forecasting
17 8 (6.45%) Visualisation
18 7 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (5.65%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 103 (83.06%) Python
2 76 (61.29%) C++
3 49 (39.52%) R
4 45 (36.29%) Java
5 28 (22.58%) MATLAB
6 23 (18.55%) Julia
7 22 (17.74%) C
8 20 (16.13%) SQL
9 14 (11.29%) C#
10 8 (6.45%) Scala
11 6 (4.84%) JavaScript
12 5 (4.03%) PHP
12 5 (4.03%) Ruby
13 2 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (37.10%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.61%) Postgraduate
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Firmware