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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 139 100 156
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +56
Permanent jobs citing PhD 6 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 1.42% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 4.77% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 15
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £13,863 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
792 587 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.70% 29.69% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 636 455 655
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Stevenage +10 3 £47,500 +26.66%
Borehamwood -4 1 £26,500 -11.66%
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) PMI
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Line Management
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Pattern Recognition
2 2 (28.57%) Biometrics
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PMI
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Biometrics
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001