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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 33 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing PhD 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.57% 0.38% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.87% 0.97% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 5
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
46 103 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.86% 39.31% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38 89 87
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for PhD.

1 22 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
2 17 (77.27%) Physics
2 17 (77.27%) Computer Science
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 16 (72.73%) C++
3 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
4 12 (54.55%) Games
5 11 (50.00%) Aerospace
6 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) WCF
7 6 (27.27%) WPF
7 6 (27.27%) Silverlight
7 6 (27.27%) jQuery
7 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
7 6 (27.27%) C#
7 6 (27.27%) OpenGL
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
7 6 (27.27%) .NET
7 6 (27.27%) MFC
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) STL
7 6 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 6 (27.27%) HTML5
7 6 (27.27%) SDLC
7 6 (27.27%) Prototyping
7 6 (27.27%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) Yocto
8 5 (22.73%) Embedded Software Development

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Git (software)
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (54.55%) Games
2 11 (50.00%) Aerospace
3 5 (22.73%) Avionics
3 5 (22.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineer
2 13 (59.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (27.27%) C# WCF Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
3 6 (27.27%) WCF Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Junior
4 5 (22.73%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) .NET
1 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 6 (27.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) HTML5
1 6 (27.27%) jQuery
1 6 (27.27%) MFC
1 6 (27.27%) OpenGL
1 6 (27.27%) Silverlight
1 6 (27.27%) STL
1 6 (27.27%) WCF
1 6 (27.27%) WPF
2 5 (22.73%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 17 (77.27%) Computer Science
2 17 (77.27%) Physics
3 5 (22.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
3 6 (27.27%) Prototyping
3 6 (27.27%) SDLC
3 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C++
2 6 (27.27%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
3 5 (22.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Firmware