The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science 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
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 32 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 153 137 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.51% 6.93% 4.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.03% 17.93% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 144 98 121
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Computer Science
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
804 764 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.21% 38.64% 33.55%
Number of salaries quoted 688 585 846
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Computer Science Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science 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
St Albans 0 28 £40,000 +75.82% 2
Hertford +6 21 £27,500 +12.24% 3
Watford -20 19 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £37,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +5 12 £36,250 +3.57%
Stevenage +12 8 £35,000 -26.31%
Hitchin - 6 £36,750 -
Hoddesdon -3 3 £21,500 -21.81%
Borehamwood -9 3 £23,000 -23.33% 2
Letchworth -4 2 £22,500 +4.65%
Bishop's Stortford -5 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 235 (88.35%) Degree
2 124 (46.62%) Software Engineering
3 105 (39.47%) C#
4 97 (36.47%) Java
4 97 (36.47%) Linux
5 82 (30.83%) OO
6 78 (29.32%) UNIX
7 75 (28.20%) C++
8 70 (26.32%) Python
9 66 (24.81%) .NET
10 63 (23.68%) C
11 61 (22.93%) Analytical Skills
12 58 (21.80%) SQL
13 56 (21.05%) ASP.NET
13 56 (21.05%) Algorithms
14 54 (20.30%) Multithreading
14 54 (20.30%) HTML
15 51 (19.17%) SQL Server
16 49 (18.42%) JavaScript
17 44 (16.54%) Oracle
17 44 (16.54%) Mathematics
18 42 (15.79%) CSS
19 41 (15.41%) PHP
20 40 (15.04%) MySQL
20 40 (15.04%) Relational Database
21 39 (14.66%) MVC
22 35 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
23 32 (12.03%) Finance
23 32 (12.03%) Windows
24 31 (11.65%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 24 (9.02%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.77%) GlassFish
3 13 (4.89%) SAS
4 12 (4.51%) Apache
4 12 (4.51%) Drupal
5 5 (1.88%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.88%) Node.js
5 5 (1.88%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.88%) JBoss
6 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.75%) CMS
7 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (9.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) Mingle
3 3 (1.13%) MS Office
4 2 (0.75%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Magento
2 2 (0.75%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.88%) Google App Engine
1 5 (1.88%) SaaS
1 5 (1.88%) PaaS
2 4 (1.50%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.50%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.64%) Internet
2 8 (3.01%) Wireless
3 6 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (2.26%) MPLS
3 6 (2.26%) 3GPP
3 6 (2.26%) WLAN
3 6 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.88%) HTTP
5 3 (1.13%) DWDM
5 3 (1.13%) OSPF
5 3 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.13%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.13%) Junos
6 2 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.75%) NAS
6 2 (0.75%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.75%) BGP
6 2 (0.75%) Firewall
6 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.75%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.04%) MySQL
2 40 (15.04%) Relational Database
3 28 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 25 (9.40%) RDBMS
5 23 (8.65%) MongoDB
5 23 (8.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 18 (6.77%) Hadoop
6 18 (6.77%) BigTable
7 13 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (2.26%) RavenDB
8 6 (2.26%) Neo4j
8 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.88%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.88%) OLAP
10 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.27%) Visual Studio
3 15 (5.64%) Subversion
4 10 (3.76%) NUnit
5 8 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (2.63%) CruiseControl
6 7 (2.63%) Maven
6 7 (2.63%) Selenium
6 7 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (2.26%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.26%) MSTest
7 6 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.13%) Moq
10 2 (0.75%) Mockito
10 2 (0.75%) Ant
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.38%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.38%) FogBugz
General
1 32 (12.03%) Finance
2 24 (9.02%) Games
3 22 (8.27%) Banking
4 14 (5.26%) Retail
5 11 (4.14%) Marketing
6 10 (3.76%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.88%) Electronics
8 4 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.13%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 168 (63.16%) Developer
2 66 (24.81%) Software Developer
3 56 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 52 (19.55%) Software Engineer
5 32 (12.03%) Graduate
6 26 (9.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 24 (9.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 23 (8.65%) Junior Developer
8 23 (8.65%) Junior
8 23 (8.65%) Analyst
9 22 (8.27%) Java Software Developer
10 18 (6.77%) Senior Developer
10 18 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
11 17 (6.39%) Web Developer
12 16 (6.02%) Programmer
12 16 (6.02%) C++ Developer
12 16 (6.02%) Graduate Developer
13 15 (5.64%) C# Developer
14 13 (4.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 12 (4.51%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (24.81%) .NET
2 56 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 54 (20.30%) HTML
4 42 (15.79%) CSS
5 31 (11.65%) HTML5
6 24 (9.02%) .NET Framework
7 21 (7.89%) jQuery
8 18 (6.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (6.77%) XML
9 15 (5.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.89%) Web Services
12 12 (4.51%) Swing
12 12 (4.51%) REST
13 11 (4.14%) WCF
13 11 (4.14%) LAMP
14 10 (3.76%) NHibernate
14 10 (3.76%) Backbone.js
15 9 (3.38%) CSS3
15 9 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.93%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (21.05%) Algorithms
3 44 (16.54%) Mathematics
4 23 (8.65%) Artificial Intelligence
5 19 (7.14%) Physics
6 15 (5.64%) Open Source
6 15 (5.64%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.26%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.88%) Statistics
8 5 (1.88%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.50%) User Experience
10 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.75%) Replication
11 2 (0.75%) Clustering
11 2 (0.75%) Biometrics
11 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.75%) FMCG
12 1 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 97 (36.47%) Linux
2 78 (29.32%) UNIX
3 32 (12.03%) Windows
4 25 (9.40%) Android
5 24 (9.02%) Apple iOS
6 21 (7.89%) AIX
7 18 (6.77%) HPUX
8 5 (1.88%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.13%) FreeBSD
9 3 (1.13%) Debian
9 3 (1.13%) OpenBSD
9 3 (1.13%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (46.62%) Software Engineering
2 82 (30.83%) OO
3 54 (20.30%) Multithreading
4 39 (14.66%) MVC
5 35 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (9.77%) Web Development
7 19 (7.14%) Analytics
8 18 (6.77%) SOA
9 15 (5.64%) TDD
9 15 (5.64%) Web Application Development
10 13 (4.89%) Operations Research
10 13 (4.89%) Business Analytics
11 12 (4.51%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.14%) Software Architecture
13 9 (3.38%) MVVM
13 9 (3.38%) User Stories
13 9 (3.38%) OOD
14 8 (3.01%) Project Management
14 8 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (3.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 105 (39.47%) C#
2 97 (36.47%) Java
3 75 (28.20%) C++
4 70 (26.32%) Python
5 63 (23.68%) C
6 58 (21.80%) SQL
7 49 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 41 (15.41%) PHP
9 18 (6.77%) Shell Script
9 18 (6.77%) Objective-C
9 18 (6.77%) Scala
10 9 (3.38%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.38%) Perl
11 7 (2.63%) VB
12 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.88%) Ruby
13 5 (1.88%) PHP5
13 5 (1.88%) Groovy
14 3 (1.13%) COBOL
14 3 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 235 (88.35%) Degree
2 12 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.14%) CCNP
4 10 (3.76%) CCNA
5 9 (3.38%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.63%) ISEB
7 4 (1.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.50%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.13%) PhD
9 2 (0.75%) CCIE
9 2 (0.75%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCITP
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.15%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.26%) KVM
2 3 (1.13%) Ceph
2 3 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (16.54%) Oracle
2 24 (9.02%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.26%) Google
4 13 (4.89%) Cisco
5 11 (4.14%) HP
5 11 (4.14%) Zend
6 3 (1.13%) Foundry
6 3 (1.13%) Aruba
6 3 (1.13%) Juniper
6 3 (1.13%) NetApp
6 3 (1.13%) SAP
6 3 (1.13%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.75%) Dell
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.75%) Sage
7 2 (0.75%) Percona
8 1 (0.38%) Twitter
8 1 (0.38%) Avaya
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe
Hertford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood
WA Consultants
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28 - £31 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago