The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 139 125 124
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing PhD 6 27 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.24% 1.02% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 3.52% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 18
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -0.66%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
802 767 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.86% 29.00% 26.71%
Number of salaries quoted 626 615 575
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PhD
East of England

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
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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 4 £25,000 -
Borehamwood -18 2 £32,500 -13.33%
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
2 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
3 2 (22.22%) DirectX
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (11.11%) ASIC
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Graduate
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Development Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Research Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
1 2 (22.22%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Statistics
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
4 1 (11.11%) ASIC
4 1 (11.11%) VHDL
4 1 (11.11%) Verilog
4 1 (11.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
1 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Image Processing
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EMC
1 1 (11.11%) Cadence
Hertfordshire / North London
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £highly competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire / North London
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £35k depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago