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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 76 83 94
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 40 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.83% 2.26% 1.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.48% 7.32% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 18
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +57.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.70% +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 422 437 383
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 29.89% 30.91% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 381 359 286
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 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 March 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 +10 35 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Abingdon +20 2 £42,500 -
PhD
South East

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 52 (77.61%) Algorithms
2 51 (76.12%) Machine Learning
3 44 (65.67%) Python
4 43 (64.18%) C++
5 36 (53.73%) Software Engineering
6 34 (50.75%) MATLAB
7 32 (47.76%) Mathematics
8 31 (46.27%) Physics
9 30 (44.78%) R
10 28 (41.79%) C#
11 27 (40.30%) Degree
12 21 (31.34%) Ruby
13 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
13 19 (28.36%) Big Data
13 19 (28.36%) Java
14 16 (23.88%) Signal Processing
15 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
15 14 (20.90%) C
15 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (19.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 12 (17.91%) OpenCV
17 12 (17.91%) STL
17 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (17.91%) GNU Octave
17 12 (17.91%) Computer Vision
18 11 (16.42%) Image Processing
19 10 (14.93%) Natural Language Processing
19 10 (14.93%) Subversion
19 10 (14.93%) Artificial Intelligence
19 10 (14.93%) Distributed Algorithms

PhD
Top Related 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 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
1 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (17.91%) GNU Octave
2 3 (4.48%) Simulink
3 1 (1.49%) Mathcad
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.36%) Big Data
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.99%) GIS
5 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.49%) HBase
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.49%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) Subversion
3 2 (2.99%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (2.99%) Electronics
1 2 (2.99%) Portuguese Language
1 2 (2.99%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.49%) Banking
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Research Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) C# Developer
3 12 (17.91%) Computer Engineer
3 12 (17.91%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Algorithm Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) C# Software Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Development Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Machine Learning Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (17.91%) OpenCV
2 12 (17.91%) STL
3 10 (14.93%) Natural Language Processing
4 6 (8.96%) .NET
5 5 (7.46%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.48%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (4.48%) WinForms
7 2 (2.99%) Backbone.js
7 2 (2.99%) Django
7 2 (2.99%) RESTful
7 2 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.49%) CSS
8 1 (1.49%) CSS3
8 1 (1.49%) HTML
8 1 (1.49%) HTML5
8 1 (1.49%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 52 (77.61%) Algorithms
2 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
3 14 (20.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) NHS
5 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Android
2 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (76.12%) Machine Learning
2 36 (53.73%) Software Engineering
3 32 (47.76%) Mathematics
4 31 (46.27%) Physics
5 16 (23.88%) Signal Processing
6 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.91%) Computer Vision
7 11 (16.42%) Image Processing
8 10 (14.93%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (14.93%) Distributed Algorithms
9 9 (13.43%) Data Modelling
9 9 (13.43%) Logistics
9 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
10 8 (11.94%) Chemistry
11 7 (10.45%) Analytics
12 6 (8.96%) Biology
13 5 (7.46%) Statistical Modelling
14 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
14 4 (5.97%) Neural Network
14 4 (5.97%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 44 (65.67%) Python
2 43 (64.18%) C++
3 34 (50.75%) MATLAB
4 30 (44.78%) R
5 28 (41.79%) C#
6 21 (31.34%) Ruby
7 19 (28.36%) Java
8 14 (20.90%) C
9 7 (10.45%) SQL
10 4 (5.97%) VB
11 3 (4.48%) Fortran
11 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.99%) Delphi
12 2 (2.99%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.99%) Pascal
13 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
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