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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 46 39 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +31
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 108 107 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.31% 5.58% 3.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.79% 16.16% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87 78 91
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,550 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
730 662 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.87% 34.50% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 546 486 740
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,300 £57,500
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -21 22 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Welwyn Garden City -1 17 £31,000 +24.00% 3
St Albans -6 14 £41,250 +101.21% 3
Hemel Hempstead -2 12 £29,000 -
Stevenage +16 6 £46,250 -7.50%
Letchworth +19 5 £62,500 +177.77% 1
Hertford 0 2 £33,750 +35.00%
Rickmansworth -12 2 £117,500 +56.66%
Bishop's Stortford +6 1 £23,500 -53.00%
Royston -9 1 £20,000 -50.00%
Borehamwood - 1 £27,500 - 1
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 227 (86.97%) Degree
2 122 (46.74%) Software Engineering
3 93 (35.63%) C#
3 93 (35.63%) Linux
4 92 (35.25%) SQL
5 89 (34.10%) Java
6 86 (32.95%) UNIX
7 79 (30.27%) OO
7 79 (30.27%) C++
8 78 (29.89%) .NET
9 71 (27.20%) Python
10 63 (24.14%) C
11 61 (23.37%) JavaScript
12 60 (22.99%) HTML
13 59 (22.61%) ASP.NET
14 58 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 57 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (21.46%) MVC
17 52 (19.92%) Finance
18 47 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
18 47 (18.01%) Relational Database
18 47 (18.01%) Multithreading
19 46 (17.62%) XML
20 44 (16.86%) CSS
21 43 (16.48%) Algorithms
22 41 (15.71%) Microsoft
23 40 (15.33%) Banking
24 38 (14.56%) Mathematics
25 35 (13.41%) SOAP
26 34 (13.03%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (5.36%) Tomcat
2 13 (4.98%) Drupal
3 10 (3.83%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (3.07%) GlassFish
5 6 (2.30%) SAS
5 6 (2.30%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.92%) Node.js
6 5 (1.92%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.53%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.77%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.77%) IIS
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 27 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.45%) Mingle
3 6 (2.30%) SPSS
4 5 (1.92%) CPLEX
5 2 (0.77%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.77%) Simulink
5 2 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.53%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (0.77%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.90%) Internet
2 13 (4.98%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.83%) IPv4
4 6 (2.30%) Wireless
5 5 (1.92%) MPLS
6 4 (1.53%) NAS
7 3 (1.15%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.15%) OSPF
7 3 (1.15%) BGP
7 3 (1.15%) Firewall
7 3 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (1.15%) Junos
8 2 (0.77%) IMAP
8 2 (0.77%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (0.77%) DWDM
8 2 (0.77%) DNS
8 2 (0.77%) PBX
8 2 (0.77%) SMTP
9 1 (0.38%) PPP
9 1 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 47 (18.01%) Relational Database
3 30 (11.49%) MySQL
4 26 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (8.81%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.36%) Hadoop
7 13 (4.98%) NoSQL
8 10 (3.83%) MongoDB
9 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.45%) Neo4j
9 9 (3.45%) RavenDB
10 8 (3.07%) BigTable
10 8 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (2.30%) Big Data
12 6 (2.30%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.92%) MS Access
13 5 (1.92%) OLAP
13 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (13.03%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.73%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.05%) Subversion
4 17 (6.51%) Maven
5 11 (4.21%) Eclipse
5 11 (4.21%) JUnit
6 10 (3.83%) SoapUI
7 9 (3.45%) NUnit
7 9 (3.45%) MSTest
7 9 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.07%) CruiseControl
8 8 (3.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (2.30%) Selenium
10 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.77%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.38%) Ant
General
1 52 (19.92%) Finance
2 40 (15.33%) Banking
3 15 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 14 (5.36%) Games
5 12 (4.60%) Retail
6 10 (3.83%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.07%) Marketing
7 8 (3.07%) Back Office
8 7 (2.68%) Electronics
8 7 (2.68%) Advertising
9 5 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.15%) Billing
10 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.15%) Arabic Language
10 3 (1.15%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.77%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.77%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 171 (65.52%) Developer
2 70 (26.82%) Software Developer
3 59 (22.61%) Java Developer
4 55 (21.07%) Software Engineer
5 32 (12.26%) Senior Developer
6 30 (11.49%) Junior
7 29 (11.11%) Graduate
7 29 (11.11%) Junior Developer
8 28 (10.73%) Senior Java Developer
9 27 (10.34%) Java Software Engineer
10 24 (9.20%) Java Software Developer
11 21 (8.05%) Senior Software Engineer
11 21 (8.05%) Programmer
12 20 (7.66%) Analyst
13 19 (7.28%) C# Developer
13 19 (7.28%) Software Programmer
14 16 (6.13%) C++ Developer
15 15 (5.75%) Support Analyst
15 15 (5.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
15 15 (5.75%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (29.89%) .NET
2 60 (22.99%) HTML
3 59 (22.61%) ASP.NET
4 46 (17.62%) XML
5 44 (16.86%) CSS
6 35 (13.41%) SOAP
7 34 (13.03%) Web Services
8 30 (11.49%) jQuery
9 29 (11.11%) .NET Framework
9 29 (11.11%) HTML5
10 23 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (8.43%) RESTful
12 20 (7.66%) JDBC
13 18 (6.90%) XSD
13 18 (6.90%) JAXB
14 16 (6.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 16 (6.13%) Spring
14 16 (6.13%) Hibernate
15 14 (5.36%) WCF
15 14 (5.36%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 57 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (16.48%) Algorithms
3 38 (14.56%) Mathematics
4 28 (10.73%) Physics
5 18 (6.90%) Artificial Intelligence
6 16 (6.13%) Client/Server
7 13 (4.98%) Visualisation
8 10 (3.83%) Statistics
9 8 (3.07%) Informatics
9 8 (3.07%) EFT
10 7 (2.68%) Open Source
10 7 (2.68%) Mobile App
10 7 (2.68%) User Experience
11 5 (1.92%) Economics
11 5 (1.92%) Neural Network
11 5 (1.92%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (1.92%) Chemistry
11 5 (1.92%) Psychology
11 5 (1.92%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.15%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 93 (35.63%) Linux
2 86 (32.95%) UNIX
3 32 (12.26%) Windows
4 30 (11.49%) AIX
5 26 (9.96%) HPUX
6 12 (4.60%) Android
7 11 (4.21%) Apple iOS
8 10 (3.83%) Solaris
9 5 (1.92%) Debian
9 5 (1.92%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.53%) OpenBSD
10 4 (1.53%) FreeBSD
11 2 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (46.74%) Software Engineering
2 79 (30.27%) OO
3 56 (21.46%) MVC
4 47 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (18.01%) Multithreading
5 28 (10.73%) TDD
6 19 (7.28%) Web Application Development
7 17 (6.51%) Web Development
7 17 (6.51%) User Stories
8 14 (5.36%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.36%) Analytics
8 14 (5.36%) SOA
9 13 (4.98%) E-Commerce
9 13 (4.98%) Scrum
9 13 (4.98%) Test Automation
10 12 (4.60%) Data Modelling
11 11 (4.21%) OOD
11 11 (4.21%) Software Architecture
12 10 (3.83%) MVVM
12 10 (3.83%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.63%) C#
2 92 (35.25%) SQL
3 89 (34.10%) Java
4 79 (30.27%) C++
5 71 (27.20%) Python
6 63 (24.14%) C
7 61 (23.37%) JavaScript
8 25 (9.58%) PHP
9 16 (6.13%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.75%) T-SQL
11 11 (4.21%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.83%) XPath
12 10 (3.83%) Objective-C
13 9 (3.45%) Scala
14 8 (3.07%) R
14 8 (3.07%) Ruby
15 7 (2.68%) VB.NET
15 7 (2.68%) Perl
16 5 (1.92%) MATLAB
16 5 (1.92%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 227 (86.97%) Degree
2 11 (4.21%) ISEB
3 10 (3.83%) Sun Certification
4 8 (3.07%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.07%) PhD
5 6 (2.30%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.92%) CCNP
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.15%) CCIE
8 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.77%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.77%) CCNA
9 2 (0.77%) HND
10 1 (0.38%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.38%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.58%) QA
2 8 (3.07%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.15%) WCAG
4 2 (0.77%) DO-178B
4 2 (0.77%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 18 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.83%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.53%) Ceph
3 4 (1.53%) KVM
4 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Puppet
2 4 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.58%) Oracle
3 19 (7.28%) VMware
4 7 (2.68%) HP
5 6 (2.30%) Google
5 6 (2.30%) Zend
6 5 (1.92%) Cisco
6 5 (1.92%) NetApp
7 4 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.15%) Juniper
8 3 (1.15%) Micro Focus
9 2 (0.77%) Foundry
9 2 (0.77%) Aruba
10 1 (0.38%) Dell
10 1 (0.38%) CA
10 1 (0.38%) F5
10 1 (0.38%) Twitter
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £34000.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £24k - 28k per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago