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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 136 140 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 6 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.24% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 0.76% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 27
Average salary £38,750 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
673 786 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.44% 31.81% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 509 605 606
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PhD across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

PhD Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

PhD
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £32,500 -
Royston - 3 £45,000 -
Borehamwood +3 1 £26,500 -18.46%
St Albans - 1 £62,500 -
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (80.95%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) C++
2 15 (71.43%) Degree
3 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
4 11 (52.38%) Python
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 9 (42.86%) Chemistry
7 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 7 (33.33%) Statistics
7 7 (33.33%) OO
7 7 (33.33%) Data Mining
7 7 (33.33%) R
7 7 (33.33%) Big Data
7 7 (33.33%) Analytics
8 6 (28.57%) Machine Learning
8 6 (28.57%) SAS
8 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
8 6 (28.57%) SPSS
8 6 (28.57%) Middleware
8 6 (28.57%) Subversion
8 6 (28.57%) SOA
8 6 (28.57%) J2EE
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) Network Management
8 6 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (28.57%) Physics
8 6 (28.57%) Computer Science

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (28.57%) SAS
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SPSS
2 5 (23.81%) CPLEX
3 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 7 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 6 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 4 (19.05%) Electronics
3 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Data Scientist
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) J2EE
1 6 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Mathematics
2 9 (42.86%) Chemistry
3 7 (33.33%) Statistics
4 6 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (28.57%) Physics
5 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
5 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) Digital Media
5 5 (23.81%) Informatics
5 5 (23.81%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (23.81%) Neural Network
5 5 (23.81%) Economics
5 5 (23.81%) Psychology
5 5 (23.81%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) OO
1 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 6 (28.57%) Requirements Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Network Management
2 6 (28.57%) SOA
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Logistic Regression
3 5 (23.81%) Cluster Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Biostatistics
3 5 (23.81%) Monte Carlo Method
3 5 (23.81%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Predictive Modelling
3 5 (23.81%) Econometrics
3 5 (23.81%) Bayesian Methods
3 5 (23.81%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) C++
3 11 (52.38%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) R
5 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (28.57%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
6 5 (23.81%) Clojure
6 5 (23.81%) MATLAB
6 5 (23.81%) Ruby
7 4 (19.05%) C
7 4 (19.05%) Perl
8 2 (9.52%) Scala
9 1 (4.76%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) ISO 9001
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