The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 52 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 1 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.32% - 4.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% - 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £32,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.59%
PhD
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
113 70 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 36.10% 23.49% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 92 66 93
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £33,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

PhD
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Bedford region.

PhD Salary Trend in Bedford

PhD
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree