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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 70 114
Rank change year-on-year -11 +44  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 37 65 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.76% 3.93% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.85% 13.63% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 36 64 3
Median salary £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11%  
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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 418 477 499
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 31.19% 28.87% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 339 380 385
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -23 28 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Abingdon +37 6 £42,500 -
Banbury - 4 £28,500 -
Wallingford +10 2 £43,750 +9.37%
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 57 (74.03%) Python
2 53 (68.83%) C++
2 53 (68.83%) Algorithms
3 51 (66.23%) Machine Learning
4 40 (51.95%) Mathematics
4 40 (51.95%) Java
5 35 (45.45%) Computer Science
6 33 (42.86%) Degree
6 33 (42.86%) Physics
7 30 (38.96%) C
7 30 (38.96%) C#
8 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
9 27 (35.06%) Artificial Intelligence
10 26 (33.77%) Big Data
11 21 (27.27%) MATLAB
11 21 (27.27%) R
12 19 (24.68%) Natural Language Processing
12 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
12 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (22.08%) Multithreading
14 16 (20.78%) Biology
14 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (20.78%) Ruby
14 16 (20.78%) Linux
15 14 (18.18%) Master's Degree
15 14 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
16 12 (15.58%) Image Processing
16 12 (15.58%) OO
16 12 (15.58%) Data Modelling
16 12 (15.58%) .NET

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 10 (12.99%) Apache Spark
2 9 (11.69%) Apache
3 7 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 7 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.30%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Simulink
2 2 (2.60%) Mathcad
3 1 (1.30%) GNU Octave
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) Big Data
2 10 (12.99%) Data Mining
3 8 (10.39%) Text Mining
4 5 (6.49%) GIS
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.30%) HBase
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) QGIS
6 1 (1.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Ant
2 6 (7.79%) Maven
3 4 (5.19%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.39%) Games
2 7 (9.09%) Electronics
3 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.90%) Automotive
5 2 (2.60%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.60%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Algorithm Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Java Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Development Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Research Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Graduate
7 7 (9.09%) Development Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
7 7 (9.09%) Software Manager
8 6 (7.79%) Machine Learning Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Big Data Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) C# Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C++ Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Data Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Programmer
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (15.58%) .NET
3 7 (9.09%) Kafka
3 7 (9.09%) Lucene
4 6 (7.79%) RESTful
4 6 (7.79%) Web Services
5 3 (3.90%) Qt
6 2 (2.60%) PostGIS
7 1 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.30%) OpenCV
7 1 (1.30%) POSIX
7 1 (1.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (68.83%) Algorithms
2 35 (45.45%) Computer Science
3 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.60%) Robotics
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) Machine Learning
2 40 (51.95%) Mathematics
3 33 (42.86%) Physics
4 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 27 (35.06%) Artificial Intelligence
6 17 (22.08%) Multithreading
7 16 (20.78%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (20.78%) Biology
8 12 (15.58%) Data Modelling
8 12 (15.58%) Distributed Algorithms
8 12 (15.58%) Image Processing
8 12 (15.58%) OO
9 9 (11.69%) Logistics
10 8 (10.39%) Information Retrieval
11 7 (9.09%) Chemistry
11 7 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.09%) Signal Processing
11 7 (9.09%) Statistics
11 7 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 57 (74.03%) Python
2 53 (68.83%) C++
3 40 (51.95%) Java
4 30 (38.96%) C
4 30 (38.96%) C#
5 21 (27.27%) MATLAB
5 21 (27.27%) R
6 16 (20.78%) Ruby
7 8 (10.39%) VB
8 7 (9.09%) Scala
9 5 (6.49%) Fortran
9 5 (6.49%) SQL
10 4 (5.19%) Perl
11 3 (3.90%) Delphi
11 3 (3.90%) Embedded C
11 3 (3.90%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) Degree
2 14 (18.18%) Master's Degree
2 14 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: Circa 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
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Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Posted: 21 days ago