The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 104 138 142
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4  
Permanent jobs citing PhD 36 23 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.63% 0.89% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.47% 2.98% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 36 23 16
Median salary £40,000 £32,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -39.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  

PhD is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 556 773 756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.19% 30.05% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 431 591 576
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,500
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
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing PhD as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Hertfordshire

PhD
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PhD in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for PhD in Hertfordshire

PhD
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PhD in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PhD 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 March 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 +9 30 £32,750 +2.34% 1
Watford -5 5 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Potters Bar - 5 £60,000 -
PhD
East of England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (80.36%) Degree
2 36 (64.29%) Telecoms
3 34 (60.71%) Physics
4 29 (51.79%) Computer Science
4 29 (51.79%) C++
5 26 (46.43%) Software Engineering
6 23 (41.07%) LabVIEW
7 21 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (30.36%) Visualisation
8 17 (30.36%) Data Visualisation
9 16 (28.57%) Node.js
9 16 (28.57%) HTML
9 16 (28.57%) Java
9 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 16 (28.57%) C#
9 16 (28.57%) CSS
9 16 (28.57%) OO
9 16 (28.57%) Web Development
9 16 (28.57%) ZeroMQ
10 14 (25.00%) Front End Development
11 13 (23.21%) JSON
11 13 (23.21%) Signal Processing
11 13 (23.21%) Ajax
11 13 (23.21%) MATLAB
12 8 (14.29%) System Testing
12 8 (14.29%) Machine Learning
12 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
14 6 (10.71%) Neural Network
14 6 (10.71%) Computer Vision

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 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS Office
1 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.79%) LTE
1 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) LabVIEW
General
1 36 (64.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) French Language
2 3 (5.36%) German Language
2 3 (5.36%) Italian Language
2 3 (5.36%) Legal
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
2 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.36%) Russian Language
2 3 (5.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Test Engineer
3 14 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (19.64%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (19.64%) Web Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Optical Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Scientific Software Developer
5 10 (17.86%) Scientific Software Engineer
5 10 (17.86%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Machine Learning Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Head of CRM
7 3 (5.36%) UI Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Computer Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Computer Vision Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.57%) MATLAB Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Node.js Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Process Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) CSS
1 16 (28.57%) HTML
1 16 (28.57%) Node.js
1 16 (28.57%) ZeroMQ
2 13 (23.21%) Ajax
2 13 (23.21%) JSON
3 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) Computer Science
2 21 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.71%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (60.71%) Physics
2 26 (46.43%) Software Engineering
3 17 (30.36%) Data Visualisation
3 17 (30.36%) Visualisation
4 16 (28.57%) OO
4 16 (28.57%) Web Development
5 14 (25.00%) Front End Development
6 13 (23.21%) Signal Processing
7 8 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 8 (14.29%) System Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 6 (10.71%) Computer Vision
9 6 (10.71%) Neural Network
10 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.36%) CRM
10 3 (5.36%) Data Acquisition
10 3 (5.36%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (5.36%) Project Management
11 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 29 (51.79%) C++
2 16 (28.57%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) MATLAB
4 5 (8.93%) C
5 3 (5.36%) VB
6 2 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.79%) Fortran
7 1 (1.79%) R
7 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (80.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Intel
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago