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 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 35 27 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +40
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 140 139 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.12% 7.34% 3.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.61% 19.80% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 120 98 105
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
795 702 953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.73% 37.08% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 634 502 820
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,900 £60,050 £55,000
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 December 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 December 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
Watford -19 27 £42,500 +6.25% 1
St Albans -11 20 £50,000 +143.90%
Welwyn Garden City -4 16 £42,500 +21.42%
Hertford -1 13 £25,000 +1.01%
Hemel Hempstead +1 11 £27,000 -
Stevenage +10 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Hitchin - 4 £36,750 -
Letchworth +12 3 £25,500 +13.33%
Hoddesdon +5 2 £26,250 -4.54%
Borehamwood -5 2 £41,750 +39.16%
Rickmansworth - 2 £117,500 -
Bishop's Stortford +2 1 £23,500 -53.00%
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Royston - 1 £20,000 -
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 253 (87.24%) Degree
2 135 (46.55%) Software Engineering
3 114 (39.31%) C#
4 112 (38.62%) Java
5 109 (37.59%) Linux
6 99 (34.14%) UNIX
7 94 (32.41%) C++
8 92 (31.72%) OO
9 82 (28.28%) .NET
10 81 (27.93%) SQL
11 80 (27.59%) Python
12 76 (26.21%) C
13 65 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
14 64 (22.07%) ASP.NET
15 61 (21.03%) Algorithms
16 59 (20.34%) Multithreading
17 57 (19.66%) HTML
17 57 (19.66%) JavaScript
18 55 (18.97%) SQL Server
19 50 (17.24%) MVC
20 48 (16.55%) Mathematics
21 47 (16.21%) Finance
22 45 (15.52%) Relational Database
23 43 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
24 40 (13.79%) CSS
25 38 (13.10%) XML
26 36 (12.41%) MySQL
26 36 (12.41%) Banking
27 34 (11.72%) Oracle
27 34 (11.72%) Microsoft

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.21%) GlassFish
3 13 (4.48%) Drupal
4 11 (3.79%) SAS
5 7 (2.41%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.07%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.72%) Node.js
8 4 (1.38%) Apache
8 4 (1.38%) ColdFusion
9 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.03%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.69%) CMS
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 25 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.07%) Mingle
3 4 (1.38%) SPSS
4 3 (1.03%) CPLEX
5 2 (0.69%) Simulink
5 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.38%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.55%) Internet
2 10 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.07%) IPv4
3 6 (2.07%) Wireless
4 5 (1.72%) MPLS
5 4 (1.38%) NAS
6 3 (1.03%) OSPF
6 3 (1.03%) BGP
6 3 (1.03%) Firewall
6 3 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.03%) Junos
6 3 (1.03%) 3GPP
6 3 (1.03%) WLAN
6 3 (1.03%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.69%) PBX
7 2 (0.69%) DWDM
7 2 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 45 (15.52%) Relational Database
3 36 (12.41%) MySQL
4 26 (8.97%) RDBMS
5 23 (7.93%) NoSQL
6 22 (7.59%) Hadoop
7 20 (6.90%) MongoDB
8 18 (6.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (6.21%) BigTable
9 7 (2.41%) Data Mining
10 6 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.07%) RavenDB
10 6 (2.07%) Neo4j
11 5 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.72%) OLAP
12 4 (1.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 28 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.59%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.55%) Subversion
4 14 (4.83%) Maven
5 9 (3.10%) Selenium
5 9 (3.10%) Eclipse
5 9 (3.10%) NUnit
6 8 (2.76%) JUnit
7 7 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (2.41%) CruiseControl
8 6 (2.07%) MSTest
8 6 (2.07%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.07%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.03%) Moq
11 2 (0.69%) Mockito
11 2 (0.69%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (16.21%) Finance
2 36 (12.41%) Banking
3 24 (8.28%) Games
4 14 (4.83%) Retail
5 13 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.76%) Marketing
7 7 (2.41%) Electronics
8 6 (2.07%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.72%) Back Office
9 5 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.38%) Advertising
11 3 (1.03%) Billing
11 3 (1.03%) Arabic Language
11 3 (1.03%) Russian Language
12 2 (0.69%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.69%) Automotive
13 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 183 (63.10%) Developer
2 79 (27.24%) Software Developer
3 66 (22.76%) Java Developer
4 64 (22.07%) Software Engineer
5 33 (11.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 31 (10.69%) Graduate
7 30 (10.34%) Java Software Developer
8 29 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 28 (9.66%) Senior Java Developer
9 28 (9.66%) Junior
9 28 (9.66%) Senior Developer
10 27 (9.31%) Junior Developer
11 23 (7.93%) Analyst
12 19 (6.55%) C++ Developer
13 18 (6.21%) Senior Software Developer
13 18 (6.21%) Senior Java Software Developer
13 18 (6.21%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 17 (5.86%) Graduate Developer
14 17 (5.86%) C# Developer
14 17 (5.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (28.28%) .NET
2 64 (22.07%) ASP.NET
3 57 (19.66%) HTML
4 40 (13.79%) CSS
5 38 (13.10%) XML
6 32 (11.03%) HTML5
7 27 (9.31%) .NET Framework
8 26 (8.97%) SOAP
9 24 (8.28%) Web Services
10 23 (7.93%) jQuery
11 19 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (5.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 15 (5.17%) RESTful
14 14 (4.83%) JDBC
15 13 (4.48%) Spring
15 13 (4.48%) Hibernate
16 11 (3.79%) XSD
16 11 (3.79%) JAXB
16 11 (3.79%) JSP
16 11 (3.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (21.03%) Algorithms
3 48 (16.55%) Mathematics
4 27 (9.31%) Physics
5 26 (8.97%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (3.79%) Open Source
6 11 (3.79%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 9 (3.10%) Statistics
8 8 (2.76%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.72%) Informatics
9 5 (1.72%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.72%) EFT
10 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.38%) User Experience
11 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.03%) Applied Mathematics
11 3 (1.03%) Chemistry
11 3 (1.03%) Psychology
11 3 (1.03%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 109 (37.59%) Linux
2 99 (34.14%) UNIX
3 31 (10.69%) Windows
4 30 (10.34%) AIX
5 25 (8.62%) HPUX
6 23 (7.93%) Android
7 22 (7.59%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.07%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.07%) Solaris
8 6 (2.07%) Debian
9 5 (1.72%) OpenBSD
9 5 (1.72%) FreeBSD
10 4 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (46.55%) Software Engineering
2 92 (31.72%) OO
3 59 (20.34%) Multithreading
4 50 (17.24%) MVC
5 43 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (8.28%) TDD
7 20 (6.90%) Web Application Development
8 19 (6.55%) Web Development
9 16 (5.52%) SOA
9 16 (5.52%) Analytics
9 16 (5.52%) User Stories
10 12 (4.14%) OOD
10 12 (4.14%) Scrum
11 11 (3.79%) Unit Testing
11 11 (3.79%) Test Automation
11 11 (3.79%) Software Architecture
12 10 (3.45%) Data Modelling
12 10 (3.45%) Project Management
12 10 (3.45%) Regression Testing
13 9 (3.10%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (39.31%) C#
2 112 (38.62%) Java
3 94 (32.41%) C++
4 81 (27.93%) SQL
5 80 (27.59%) Python
6 76 (26.21%) C
7 57 (19.66%) JavaScript
8 33 (11.38%) PHP
9 19 (6.55%) Shell Script
9 19 (6.55%) Objective-C
9 19 (6.55%) Scala
10 10 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.45%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.76%) Perl
11 8 (2.76%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.07%) R
12 6 (2.07%) Ruby
12 6 (2.07%) XPath
13 5 (1.72%) PHP5
14 4 (1.38%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 253 (87.24%) Degree
2 11 (3.79%) ISEB
3 8 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.76%) CCNP
3 8 (2.76%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.41%) PhD
5 6 (2.07%) Sun Certification
5 6 (2.07%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.72%) CCNA
7 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.38%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.03%) CCIE
9 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.69%) HND
10 1 (0.34%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.34%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.97%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.03%) WCAG
4 2 (0.69%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.69%) DO-178B
System Software
1 11 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.76%) KVM
3 6 (2.07%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.72%) Ceph
5 3 (1.03%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.07%) Puppet
2 4 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (11.72%) Oracle
1 34 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.14%) VMware
3 10 (3.45%) HP
4 8 (2.76%) Cisco
5 6 (2.07%) Google
5 6 (2.07%) Zend
5 6 (2.07%) NetApp
6 4 (1.38%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.03%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.03%) Juniper
8 2 (0.69%) Dell
8 2 (0.69%) Foundry
8 2 (0.69%) Aruba
9 1 (0.34%) F5
9 1 (0.34%) Twitter
9 1 (0.34%) SAP
9 1 (0.34%) CA
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 10 days ago