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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 104 135 139
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +4
Permanent jobs citing PhD 32 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.57% 0.58% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.30% 2.11% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 13 7
Median salary £35,000 £32,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -39.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £34,350 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
508 616 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.00% 27.59% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 408 464 475
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Borehamwood +13 26 £34,000 +6.25% 2
Watford +6 9 £35,000 +9.37%
Potters Bar - 4 £60,000 - 1
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 34 (85.00%) Degree
2 29 (72.50%) Physics
2 29 (72.50%) Telecoms
3 22 (55.00%) Computer Science
3 22 (55.00%) C++
4 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 16 (40.00%) Visualisation
5 16 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
6 15 (37.50%) Node.js
6 15 (37.50%) ZeroMQ
6 15 (37.50%) Web Development
6 15 (37.50%) C#
6 15 (37.50%) HTML
6 15 (37.50%) Java
6 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 15 (37.50%) CSS
6 15 (37.50%) OO
7 13 (32.50%) LabVIEW
7 13 (32.50%) Front End Development
8 12 (30.00%) Ajax
8 12 (30.00%) JSON
9 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
10 7 (17.50%) MATLAB
10 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
11 6 (15.00%) Neural Network
11 6 (15.00%) Signal Processing
11 6 (15.00%) Computer Vision
12 5 (12.50%) System Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Machine Learning

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.50%) LTE
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 29 (72.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (30.00%) Test Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Optical Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Scientific Software Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Algorithm Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Computer Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Computer Vision Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Data Scientist
9 1 (2.50%) DSP Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) CSS
1 15 (37.50%) HTML
1 15 (37.50%) Node.js
1 15 (37.50%) ZeroMQ
2 12 (30.00%) Ajax
2 12 (30.00%) JSON
3 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (55.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Physics
2 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 16 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 15 (37.50%) OO
4 15 (37.50%) Web Development
5 13 (32.50%) Front End Development
6 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Computer Vision
7 6 (15.00%) Neural Network
7 6 (15.00%) Signal Processing
8 5 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 5 (12.50%) System Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
10 2 (5.00%) Reinforcement Learning
11 1 (2.50%) Data Munging
11 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Linear Algebra
11 1 (2.50%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C++
2 15 (37.50%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.50%) MATLAB
4 5 (12.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Fortran
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.50%) R
7 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (85.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.50%) Intel
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