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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 130 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing PhD 8 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.59% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 1.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 0
Median salary £34,000 £28,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
677 762 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.67% 31.98% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 550 622 696
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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
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 27 June 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 +18 6 £37,500 +31.57%
Borehamwood +5 2 £34,000 +19.29%
Hertford - 2 £32,000 -
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (74.19%) C
1 23 (74.19%) Computer Science
2 22 (70.97%) C++
2 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
3 20 (64.52%) Degree
4 18 (58.06%) SDLC
5 15 (48.39%) Python
6 14 (45.16%) LabVIEW
7 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
7 10 (32.26%) Physics
8 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
8 8 (25.81%) MATLAB
8 8 (25.81%) Java
9 7 (22.58%) Perl
9 7 (22.58%) Unix
9 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
9 7 (22.58%) DevOps
10 5 (16.13%) Signal Processing
11 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (6.45%) Finance
13 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
13 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
13 1 (3.23%) TDD
13 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
13 1 (3.23%) Marketing
13 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (3.23%) Wireless
13 1 (3.23%) JMeter

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.23%) LTE
1 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) LabVIEW
2 1 (3.23%) JMeter
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) TestNG
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineer
2 15 (48.39%) Graduate
3 10 (32.26%) C Software Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Junior
5 5 (16.13%) Junior DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Graduate
6 4 (12.90%) Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Scientific Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Scientific Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Development Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Graduate Development Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Graduate Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (9.68%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 23 (74.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
2 10 (32.26%) Physics
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Software Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) SDLC
3 7 (22.58%) DevOps
4 5 (16.13%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) TDD
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Test Management
5 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C
2 22 (70.97%) C++
3 15 (48.39%) Python
4 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
4 8 (25.81%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) MATLAB
5 7 (22.58%) Perl
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Arqiva
1 1 (3.23%) SAP