Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

PhD
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 102 122
Rank change year-on-year +50 +20 -22
Permanent jobs citing PhD 145 58 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.66% 2.19% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.46% 7.53% 5.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135 55 60
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +26.25%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £42,375
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £73,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +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 881 770 1,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.29% 29.10% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 779 649 848
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +20 107 £60,000 +14.29% 18
Abingdon +2 16 £35,000 -33.33% 2
Kidlington - 2 £55,000 - 1
PhD
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 109 (75.17%) Python
2 97 (66.90%) Mathematics
3 84 (57.93%) C++
3 84 (57.93%) Algorithms
4 75 (51.72%) Physics
5 70 (48.28%) Machine Learning
6 67 (46.21%) Computer Science
7 62 (42.76%) Software Engineering
8 60 (41.38%) R
9 45 (31.03%) Bayesian Methods
10 44 (30.34%) Natural Language Processing
10 44 (30.34%) Degree
11 43 (29.66%) Multithreading
12 40 (27.59%) Java
12 40 (27.59%) Windows
12 40 (27.59%) Big Data
13 37 (25.52%) MATLAB
14 36 (24.83%) CUDA
15 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
16 34 (23.45%) Amazon AWS
17 33 (22.76%) Deep Learning
18 31 (21.38%) TensorFlow
18 31 (21.38%) Statistics
18 31 (21.38%) Neural Network
19 28 (19.31%) OOD
19 28 (19.31%) Economics
20 27 (18.62%) Git (software)
20 27 (18.62%) Data Science
21 26 (17.93%) Artificial Intelligence
21 26 (17.93%) SQL

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 6 (4.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.38%) DNN
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (27.59%) Big Data
2 7 (4.83%) Data Mining
3 6 (4.14%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 27 (18.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.59%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.38%) Subversion
General
1 15 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (2.07%) Military
2 3 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.38%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (29.66%) Software Engineer
2 33 (22.76%) C++ Software Engineer
3 29 (20.00%) Developer
4 25 (17.24%) Machine Learning Researcher
5 18 (12.41%) Software Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Data Scientist
7 10 (6.90%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 9 (6.21%) Computer Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Computer Vision Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) C++ Developer
9 8 (5.52%) C++ Software Developer
10 7 (4.83%) Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.83%) Research Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Graduate
11 5 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
11 5 (3.45%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (2.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.34%) Natural Language Processing
2 31 (21.38%) TensorFlow
3 25 (17.24%) MFC
3 25 (17.24%) OpenGL
3 25 (17.24%) Qt
3 25 (17.24%) WinForms
4 10 (6.90%) Theano
5 7 (4.83%) Pandas
5 7 (4.83%) scikit-learn
5 7 (4.83%) Seaborn
6 6 (4.14%) XML
7 5 (3.45%) CSS
7 5 (3.45%) CSS3
7 5 (3.45%) HTML
7 5 (3.45%) HTML5
8 4 (2.76%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.76%) Spring
8 4 (2.76%) Web Services
9 3 (2.07%) OpenCV
10 1 (0.69%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 84 (57.93%) Algorithms
2 67 (46.21%) Computer Science
3 36 (24.83%) CUDA
4 12 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.07%) PMI
6 3 (2.07%) Robotics
7 2 (1.38%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.69%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.69%) Life Science
8 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.59%) Windows
2 15 (10.34%) Linux
3 5 (3.45%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (66.90%) Mathematics
2 75 (51.72%) Physics
3 70 (48.28%) Machine Learning
4 62 (42.76%) Software Engineering
5 45 (31.03%) Bayesian Methods
6 43 (29.66%) Multithreading
7 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (22.76%) Deep Learning
9 31 (21.38%) Neural Network
9 31 (21.38%) Statistics
10 28 (19.31%) Economics
10 28 (19.31%) OOD
11 27 (18.62%) Data Science
12 26 (17.93%) Artificial Intelligence
13 21 (14.48%) Probabilistic Modelling
14 17 (11.72%) Analytics
14 17 (11.72%) Data Analysis
15 16 (11.03%) Computer Vision
16 15 (10.34%) SDLC
17 8 (5.52%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 109 (75.17%) Python
2 84 (57.93%) C++
3 60 (41.38%) R
4 40 (27.59%) Java
5 37 (25.52%) MATLAB
6 26 (17.93%) SQL
7 24 (16.55%) Julia
8 12 (8.28%) C
8 12 (8.28%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.21%) C#
10 5 (3.45%) PHP
11 3 (2.07%) Ruby
12 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (30.34%) Degree
2 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (0.69%) Google