Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 60 100
Rank change year-on-year +19 +40 +46
Permanent jobs citing PhD 172 131 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.84% 4.22% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.68% 14.18% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 166 127 66
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.04% +27.78%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £65,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 697 924 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.74% 29.74% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 611 800 673
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +9 150 £52,500 -4.55% 23
Abingdon +24 18 £40,000 +23.08% 3
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 130 (75.58%) C++
2 114 (66.28%) Algorithms
3 110 (63.95%) Machine Learning
4 108 (62.79%) Mathematics
5 101 (58.72%) Computer Vision
6 100 (58.14%) Deep Learning
7 98 (56.98%) Artificial Intelligence
8 88 (51.16%) C#
9 76 (44.19%) Python
10 74 (43.02%) Software Engineering
11 67 (38.95%) Java
12 65 (37.79%) Data Science
13 57 (33.14%) Neural Network
13 57 (33.14%) Data Analysis
14 56 (32.56%) R
15 55 (31.98%) Physics
16 52 (30.23%) Bayesian Methods
17 49 (28.49%) Multithreading
18 48 (27.91%) MATLAB
18 48 (27.91%) Reinforcement Learning
19 47 (27.33%) Computer Science
20 45 (26.16%) Image Processing
20 45 (26.16%) Big Data
21 44 (25.58%) C
22 42 (24.42%) Natural Language Processing
23 41 (23.84%) Git (software)
23 41 (23.84%) Subversion
24 38 (22.09%) TensorFlow
25 36 (20.93%) Computational Linguistics
25 36 (20.93%) Computational Biology

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 12 (6.98%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.16%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (18.60%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.58%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (26.16%) Big Data
2 7 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.91%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 41 (23.84%) Git (software)
1 41 (23.84%) Subversion
2 1 (0.58%) CMake
General
1 21 (12.21%) Finance
2 18 (10.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.91%) Automotive
3 5 (2.91%) Retail
4 3 (1.74%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (41.86%) Developer
2 59 (34.30%) Software Developer
3 49 (28.49%) Software Engineer
4 46 (26.74%) Computer Engineer
4 46 (26.74%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 41 (23.84%) C++ Developer
6 39 (22.67%) C++ Software Developer
6 39 (22.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 33 (19.19%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 24 (13.95%) Data Scientist
9 17 (9.88%) Graduate
9 17 (9.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 12 (6.98%) Python Developer
11 11 (6.40%) Python Engineer
12 10 (5.81%) Scientific Software Developer
13 9 (5.23%) Computer Vision Developer
14 8 (4.65%) Graduate Test Engineer
14 8 (4.65%) Research Engineer
14 8 (4.65%) Senior C++ Developer
14 8 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.42%) Natural Language Processing
2 38 (22.09%) TensorFlow
3 16 (9.30%) AngularJS
4 12 (6.98%) .NET
5 10 (5.81%) React
6 5 (2.91%) Backbone.js
6 5 (2.91%) Django
6 5 (2.91%) RESTful
6 5 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.16%) Caffe
8 2 (1.16%) GraphQL
8 2 (1.16%) Keras
8 2 (1.16%) OpenCV
9 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.58%) Kafka
9 1 (0.58%) OpenCL
9 1 (0.58%) Spring
9 1 (0.58%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 114 (66.28%) Algorithms
2 22 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.72%) Data Structures
4 14 (8.14%) CUDA
5 9 (5.23%) Robotics
6 5 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.91%) NHS
7 4 (2.33%) Life Science
8 1 (0.58%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.47%) Linux
2 13 (7.56%) Windows
3 5 (2.91%) Android
3 5 (2.91%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.16%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (63.95%) Machine Learning
2 108 (62.79%) Mathematics
3 101 (58.72%) Computer Vision
4 100 (58.14%) Deep Learning
5 98 (56.98%) Artificial Intelligence
6 74 (43.02%) Software Engineering
7 65 (37.79%) Data Science
8 57 (33.14%) Data Analysis
8 57 (33.14%) Neural Network
9 55 (31.98%) Physics
10 52 (30.23%) Bayesian Methods
11 49 (28.49%) Multithreading
12 48 (27.91%) Reinforcement Learning
13 47 (27.33%) Computer Science
14 45 (26.16%) Image Processing
15 36 (20.93%) Biology
15 36 (20.93%) Computational Biology
15 36 (20.93%) Computational Linguistics
15 36 (20.93%) Distributed Algorithms
15 36 (20.93%) Probabilistic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 130 (75.58%) C++
2 88 (51.16%) C#
3 76 (44.19%) Python
4 67 (38.95%) Java
5 56 (32.56%) R
6 48 (27.91%) MATLAB
7 44 (25.58%) C
8 24 (13.95%) JavaScript
9 10 (5.81%) SQL
10 5 (2.91%) Ruby
11 2 (1.16%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (20.93%) MPhil
2 8 (4.65%) Degree
2 8 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.16%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.16%) RapidMiner
2 1 (0.58%) Perforce