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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank - 93 98
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.10% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.41% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
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
219 244 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.30% 24.70% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 193 224 285
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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%) Computer Science
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Physics
2 7 (77.78%) Games
2 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
2 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (77.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Software Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# Software Developer
2 7 (77.78%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) WCF
2 7 (77.78%) WPF
2 7 (77.78%) Silverlight
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 9 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree