The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 68 96 95
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Permanent jobs citing PhD 8 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.09% 0.10% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 0.32% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 8
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,000 £31,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
PhD
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 316 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.42% 32.44% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 143 270 305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,168 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

PhD Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

PhD
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +20 8 £36,000 -10.00%
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 21 (100.00%) Degree
1 21 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Computer Science
3 16 (76.19%) Physics
4 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 15 (71.43%) Linux
4 15 (71.43%) C++
5 12 (57.14%) Games
6 11 (52.38%) Aerospace
7 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (28.57%) WCF
8 6 (28.57%) WPF
8 6 (28.57%) Silverlight
8 6 (28.57%) jQuery
8 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) OpenGL
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) MFC
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) STL
8 6 (28.57%) HTML5
8 6 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (28.57%) SDLC
8 6 (28.57%) Prototyping
8 6 (28.57%) Web Development
9 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (23.81%) Robotics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (57.14%) Games
2 11 (52.38%) Aerospace
3 5 (23.81%) Avionics
4 4 (19.05%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 12 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 6 (28.57%) C# WCF Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 6 (28.57%) WCF Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Junior
4 5 (23.81%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Junior Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
1 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 6 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (28.57%) HTML
1 6 (28.57%) HTML5
1 6 (28.57%) jQuery
1 6 (28.57%) MFC
1 6 (28.57%) OpenGL
1 6 (28.57%) Silverlight
1 6 (28.57%) STL
1 6 (28.57%) WCF
1 6 (28.57%) WPF
2 4 (19.05%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 17 (80.95%) Computer Science
3 16 (76.19%) Physics
4 5 (23.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 6 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 6 (28.57%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) Web Development
4 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
3 4 (19.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Firmware