Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 99 83
Rank change year-on-year +55 -16 +75
Permanent jobs citing PhD 185 80 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.34% 2.82% 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.28% 9.04% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 180 83 128
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +50.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £83,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 704 885 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 24.13% 31.23% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 646 745 708
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,575
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +27 156 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Abingdon 0 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 140 (75.68%) C++
2 137 (74.05%) Machine Learning
3 118 (63.78%) Python
4 98 (52.97%) Deep Learning
5 96 (51.89%) Computer Vision
5 96 (51.89%) Java
6 93 (50.27%) Software Engineering
7 91 (49.19%) Mathematics
8 83 (44.86%) Algorithms
9 72 (38.92%) Artificial Intelligence
10 65 (35.14%) Natural Language Processing
11 61 (32.97%) Bayesian Methods
11 61 (32.97%) C#
12 59 (31.89%) Physics
13 58 (31.35%) Data Science
14 55 (29.73%) Multithreading
15 53 (28.65%) C
16 51 (27.57%) MATLAB
16 51 (27.57%) TensorFlow
17 48 (25.95%) Neural Network
18 46 (24.86%) Analytics
19 43 (23.24%) Reinforcement Learning
20 42 (22.70%) Computer Science
21 40 (21.62%) Big Data
22 39 (21.08%) R
23 38 (20.54%) Probabilistic Modelling
23 38 (20.54%) Data Analysis
24 36 (19.46%) Biology
24 36 (19.46%) Computational Linguistics
24 36 (19.46%) 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 10 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (12.97%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.54%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.62%) Big Data
2 8 (4.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (4.32%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.24%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.08%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) CockroachDB
6 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (12.97%) Git (software)
1 24 (12.97%) Subversion
General
1 11 (5.95%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Automotive
3 7 (3.78%) Retail
4 6 (3.24%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.24%) Games
5 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.54%) Electronics
6 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (36.22%) Developer
2 56 (30.27%) Software Engineer
3 50 (27.03%) Software Developer
4 42 (22.70%) Computer Engineer
5 41 (22.16%) Computer Vision Engineer
6 33 (17.84%) C++ Developer
7 31 (16.76%) C++ Software Developer
8 28 (15.14%) C++ Software Engineer
9 23 (12.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 21 (11.35%) Data Scientist
11 20 (10.81%) Python Developer
12 19 (10.27%) Python Engineer
13 13 (7.03%) Graduate
14 12 (6.49%) Research Engineer
15 11 (5.95%) Computer Vision Developer
15 11 (5.95%) Java Developer
15 11 (5.95%) Java Engineer
16 10 (5.41%) Senior C++ Developer
16 10 (5.41%) Senior Developer
16 10 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (35.14%) Natural Language Processing
2 51 (27.57%) TensorFlow
3 9 (4.86%) Django
4 8 (4.32%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.78%) Backbone.js
5 7 (3.78%) RESTful
5 7 (3.78%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (2.70%) XML
7 3 (1.62%) Theano
8 1 (0.54%) .NET
8 1 (0.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.54%) HTML
8 1 (0.54%) Kafka
8 1 (0.54%) Node.js
8 1 (0.54%) OpenCV
8 1 (0.54%) React
8 1 (0.54%) React Native
8 1 (0.54%) Spring
8 1 (0.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 83 (44.86%) Algorithms
2 42 (22.70%) Computer Science
3 19 (10.27%) CUDA
4 8 (4.32%) NHS
5 7 (3.78%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.62%) Robotics
8 1 (0.54%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.54%) Digital Currency
8 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.54%) Life Science
8 1 (0.54%) PMI
8 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.54%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.35%) Linux
2 20 (10.81%) Windows
3 7 (3.78%) Android
3 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.08%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (74.05%) Machine Learning
2 98 (52.97%) Deep Learning
3 96 (51.89%) Computer Vision
4 93 (50.27%) Software Engineering
5 91 (49.19%) Mathematics
6 72 (38.92%) Artificial Intelligence
7 61 (32.97%) Bayesian Methods
8 59 (31.89%) Physics
9 58 (31.35%) Data Science
10 55 (29.73%) Multithreading
11 48 (25.95%) Neural Network
12 46 (24.86%) Analytics
13 43 (23.24%) Reinforcement Learning
14 38 (20.54%) Data Analysis
14 38 (20.54%) Probabilistic Modelling
15 36 (19.46%) Biology
15 36 (19.46%) Computational Biology
15 36 (19.46%) Computational Linguistics
15 36 (19.46%) Distributed Algorithms
16 32 (17.30%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 140 (75.68%) C++
2 118 (63.78%) Python
3 96 (51.89%) Java
4 61 (32.97%) C#
5 53 (28.65%) C
6 51 (27.57%) MATLAB
7 39 (21.08%) R
8 11 (5.95%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.32%) SQL
10 7 (3.78%) Fortran
10 7 (3.78%) Ruby
10 7 (3.78%) Scala
11 2 (1.08%) Haskell
12 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 19 (10.27%) Degree
2 3 (1.62%) Master's Degree
2 3 (1.62%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (10.81%) Google
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle