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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 135 110 148
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +38
Permanent jobs citing PhD 10 18 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.42% 0.95% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 2.83% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 20
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +12.67%
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
744 637 864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.39% 33.65% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 607 483 701
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Borehamwood -2 4 £26,500 -7.82%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £32,500 -
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 7 (43.75%) Big Data
2 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
2 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Statistics
5 4 (25.00%) Physics
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Electronics
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 4 (25.00%) SAS
5 4 (25.00%) R
5 4 (25.00%) SPSS
5 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (25.00%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (18.75%) Econometrics
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) CPLEX
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (25.00%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) SPSS
2 3 (18.75%) CPLEX
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
2 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 4 (25.00%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mathematics
1 7 (43.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (31.25%) Statistics
3 4 (25.00%) Physics
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (18.75%) Chemistry
4 3 (18.75%) Psychology
4 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
4 3 (18.75%) Informatics
4 3 (18.75%) Applied Mathematics
4 3 (18.75%) PMI
4 3 (18.75%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Neural Network
4 3 (18.75%) Economics
5 2 (12.50%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Analytics
2 4 (25.00%) Validation
2 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Logistic Regression
3 3 (18.75%) Cluster Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Biostatistics
3 3 (18.75%) Econometrics
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Monte Carlo Method
3 3 (18.75%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) Bayesian Methods
3 3 (18.75%) Time Series Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Markov Chain
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) R
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Clojure
4 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
Hertfordshire
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: to c£50,000 DOE + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago