Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 77 86
Rank change year-on-year +33 +9 +77
Permanent jobs citing PhD 174 96 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.41% 3.46% 3.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.51% 11.07% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 172 98 104
Oxfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £83,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +12.50%

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 682 867 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 25.14% 31.25% 29.15%
Number of salaries quoted 610 732 714
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +19 162 £52,500 +2.44% 21
Abingdon 0 2 £37,500 -16.67% 4
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 132 (75.86%) C++
2 127 (72.99%) Machine Learning
3 105 (60.34%) Deep Learning
4 101 (58.05%) Computer Vision
5 100 (57.47%) Algorithms
6 99 (56.90%) Mathematics
7 97 (55.75%) Python
8 87 (50.00%) Software Engineering
9 84 (48.28%) Artificial Intelligence
10 73 (41.95%) C#
11 69 (39.66%) Java
12 62 (35.63%) Physics
13 61 (35.06%) Multithreading
14 58 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
15 55 (31.61%) Natural Language Processing
16 51 (29.31%) Data Science
17 48 (27.59%) Neural Network
17 48 (27.59%) Reinforcement Learning
17 48 (27.59%) TensorFlow
18 44 (25.29%) C
19 43 (24.71%) MATLAB
20 42 (24.14%) Probabilistic Modelling
21 41 (23.56%) R
22 40 (22.99%) Big Data
22 40 (22.99%) Distributed Algorithms
22 40 (22.99%) Image Processing
22 40 (22.99%) Biology
22 40 (22.99%) MPhil
22 40 (22.99%) Computational Linguistics
22 40 (22.99%) 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 13 (7.47%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 29 (16.67%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.99%) Big Data
2 9 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.02%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.57%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.57%) CockroachDB
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (17.82%) Git (software)
1 31 (17.82%) Subversion
General
1 12 (6.90%) Finance
2 8 (4.60%) Automotive
3 7 (4.02%) Retail
4 6 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (43.68%) Developer
2 60 (34.48%) Software Developer
3 50 (28.74%) Software Engineer
4 45 (25.86%) Computer Engineer
4 45 (25.86%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 44 (25.29%) C++ Developer
6 42 (24.14%) C++ Software Developer
7 34 (19.54%) C++ Software Engineer
8 32 (18.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 24 (13.79%) Data Scientist
10 17 (9.77%) Python Developer
11 16 (9.20%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 14 (8.05%) Python Engineer
13 12 (6.90%) Computer Vision Developer
13 12 (6.90%) Senior C++ Developer
13 12 (6.90%) Senior Developer
13 12 (6.90%) Senior Software Developer
14 10 (5.75%) Graduate
15 9 (5.17%) Java Developer
16 7 (4.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.61%) Natural Language Processing
2 48 (27.59%) TensorFlow
3 8 (4.60%) AngularJS
4 7 (4.02%) Backbone.js
4 7 (4.02%) Django
4 7 (4.02%) RESTful
4 7 (4.02%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.15%) .NET
5 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.15%) Caffe
5 2 (1.15%) Keras
5 2 (1.15%) OpenCV
6 1 (0.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.57%) Kafka
6 1 (0.57%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) React
6 1 (0.57%) React Native
6 1 (0.57%) Spring
6 1 (0.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 100 (57.47%) Algorithms
2 36 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 21 (12.07%) CUDA
4 12 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.17%) Data Structures
6 8 (4.60%) NHS
7 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.45%) Robotics
9 2 (1.15%) Life Science
10 1 (0.57%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.57%) Digital Currency
10 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.22%) Linux
2 22 (12.64%) Windows
3 7 (4.02%) Android
3 7 (4.02%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.15%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (72.99%) Machine Learning
2 105 (60.34%) Deep Learning
3 101 (58.05%) Computer Vision
4 99 (56.90%) Mathematics
5 87 (50.00%) Software Engineering
6 84 (48.28%) Artificial Intelligence
7 62 (35.63%) Physics
8 61 (35.06%) Multithreading
9 58 (33.33%) Bayesian Methods
10 51 (29.31%) Data Science
11 48 (27.59%) Neural Network
11 48 (27.59%) Reinforcement Learning
12 42 (24.14%) Probabilistic Modelling
13 40 (22.99%) Biology
13 40 (22.99%) Computational Biology
13 40 (22.99%) Computational Linguistics
13 40 (22.99%) Distributed Algorithms
13 40 (22.99%) Image Processing
14 34 (19.54%) Data Analysis
15 33 (18.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 132 (75.86%) C++
2 97 (55.75%) Python
3 73 (41.95%) C#
4 69 (39.66%) Java
5 44 (25.29%) C
6 43 (24.71%) MATLAB
7 41 (23.56%) R
8 11 (6.32%) SQL
9 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.02%) Ruby
10 2 (1.15%) Haskell
11 1 (0.57%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 40 (22.99%) MPhil
2 11 (6.32%) Degree
3 3 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (9.20%) Google
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.57%) RapidMiner