The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 5 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 13 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 22.41% 37.84% 18.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 65.00% 66.67% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 11
Average salary £25,000 £24,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -38.12%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Computer Science
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 34.48% 56.76% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 26
Average salary £25,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Hertford region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Hertford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Hertford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Hertford region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Hertford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing Computer Science 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 Computer Science.

1 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 16 (61.54%) CSS
2 16 (61.54%) MVC
2 16 (61.54%) HTML5
3 13 (50.00%) PHP
3 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (50.00%) Drupal
4 11 (42.31%) C#
4 11 (42.31%) .NET
4 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
7 8 (30.77%) OO
7 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
7 8 (30.77%) Physics
7 8 (30.77%) User Stories
8 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) C++
9 5 (19.23%) MySQL
9 5 (19.23%) LAMP
9 5 (19.23%) Ajax
9 5 (19.23%) Selenium
9 5 (19.23%) Zend
9 5 (19.23%) CakePHP
9 5 (19.23%) YUI
9 5 (19.23%) PHP5
9 5 (19.23%) jQuery

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing Computer Science 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 Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (50.00%) Drupal
2 5 (19.23%) Node.js
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 2 (7.69%) DWDM
1 2 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Moq
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) C# Developer
3 10 (38.46%) Graduate
4 8 (30.77%) Web Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Graduate Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) Graduate Web Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Agile .NET Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Agile C# Developer
5 5 (19.23%) PHP Developer
5 5 (19.23%) .NET Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Junior
6 3 (11.54%) Junior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Junior PHP Developer
6 3 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (7.69%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 2 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) CSS
1 16 (61.54%) HTML
1 16 (61.54%) HTML5
2 11 (42.31%) .NET
2 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
3 8 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 5 (19.23%) CakePHP
4 5 (19.23%) YUI
4 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 5 (19.23%) LAMP
4 5 (19.23%) Ajax
4 5 (19.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (19.23%) Backbone.js
5 4 (15.38%) Laravel
5 4 (15.38%) Yii
6 3 (11.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 3 (11.54%) WinForms
6 3 (11.54%) Web Services
6 3 (11.54%) XML
6 3 (11.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
1 8 (30.77%) Physics
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 3 (11.54%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) MVC
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 8 (30.77%) OO
4 8 (30.77%) User Stories
5 5 (19.23%) OO PHP
5 5 (19.23%) Unit Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Software Architecture
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) OOD
6 3 (11.54%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) PHP
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 5 (19.23%) PHP5
5 5 (19.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Zend
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco