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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 84 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PhD 9 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.77% - 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% - 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 9
Average salary £31,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
352 215 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 29.98% 21.37% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 310 201 321
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,168 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leighton Buzzard - 7 £30,000 -
Bedford - 2 £32,500 -
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) Physics
6 2 (22.22%) Games
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) HTML5

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) WPF
2 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) OOP
1 3 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree