The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank - 138 143
Permanent jobs citing PhD 0 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.71% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.12% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 6
Median salary - £28,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.78%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
612 801 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.55% 33.39% 33.82%
Number of salaries quoted 503 694 650
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PhD Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

PhD
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 11 (68.75%) C
1 11 (68.75%) C++
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 10 (62.50%) SDLC
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) LabVIEW
4 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
4 5 (31.25%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
4 5 (31.25%) Physics
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Graduate
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Graduate
5 3 (18.75%) Junior
5 3 (18.75%) Junior DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Graduate Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Scientific Software Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Scientific Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 5 (31.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) C
1 11 (68.75%) C++
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) MATLAB
3 5 (31.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree