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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 117 149 144
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Permanent jobs citing PhD 24 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.10% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.59% 1.40% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 6
Median salary £32,000 £38,750 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.41% +55.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
668 715 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.54% 30.53% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 511 543 637
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PhD across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

PhD Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

PhD
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Watford - 13 £34,000 - 1
Borehamwood +5 8 £32,000 +20.75%
Hertford - 8 £32,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 23 (71.88%) C
1 23 (71.88%) Computer Science
2 22 (68.75%) C++
2 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 20 (62.50%) Degree
4 18 (56.25%) SDLC
5 16 (50.00%) Python
6 14 (43.75%) LabVIEW
7 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
7 10 (31.25%) Physics
8 9 (28.13%) Java
9 8 (25.00%) MATLAB
9 8 (25.00%) Linux
9 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (21.88%) DevOps
10 7 (21.88%) Unix
10 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
10 7 (21.88%) Perl
11 5 (15.63%) Signal Processing
12 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.25%) Finance
14 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
14 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
14 1 (3.13%) TDD
14 1 (3.13%) Data Analysis
14 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 1 (3.13%) Statistics
14 1 (3.13%) Marketing
14 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (3.13%) Wireless

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.13%) LTE
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.13%) Flink
1 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.13%) HBase
1 1 (3.13%) Mahout
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (43.75%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Graduate
3 10 (31.25%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (15.63%) Junior
6 4 (12.50%) Computer Science Graduate
6 4 (12.50%) Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Development Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate Development Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Graduate Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Data Scientist
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) Computer Science
2 10 (31.25%) Mathematics
2 10 (31.25%) Physics
3 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Software Engineering
2 18 (56.25%) SDLC
3 7 (21.88%) DevOps
4 5 (15.63%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Bayesian Methods
5 1 (3.13%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.13%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Machine Learning
5 1 (3.13%) MapReduce
5 1 (3.13%) Multivariate Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.13%) Statistical Learning
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.13%) Test Management
5 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C
2 22 (68.75%) C++
3 16 (50.00%) Python
4 9 (28.13%) Java
5 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 8 (25.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (21.88%) Perl
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) R
7 1 (3.13%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Arqiva
1 1 (3.13%) SAP
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