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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 120 115 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.98% 4.65% 5.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.96% 13.22% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 110 106 96
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,400 £50,000 £42,500
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
926 870 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.46% 35.17% 37.37%
Number of salaries quoted 711 710 606
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +30 41 £28,500 -5.00% 2
Borehamwood -4 22 £28,000 +1.81%
Hemel Hempstead -4 12 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Letchworth - 9 £26,500 - 1
Stevenage - 9 £27,500 - 1
Hertford +14 7 £67,500 +42.10% 1
Welwyn Garden City -16 4 £52,500 +19.31% 1
St Albans -26 4 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Welwyn - 2 £55,000 -
Bishop's Stortford +6 1 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Tring 0 1 £58,000 +132.00% 1
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £57,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 192 (81.70%) Degree
2 86 (36.60%) Software Engineering
3 76 (32.34%) SQL
4 69 (29.36%) Java
5 66 (28.09%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (25.11%) C
7 58 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (24.26%) Linux
9 53 (22.55%) Mathematics
10 51 (21.70%) HTML
11 50 (21.28%) C++
11 50 (21.28%) Microsoft
12 49 (20.85%) .NET
13 47 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 44 (18.72%) Finance
15 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
16 40 (17.02%) C#
17 35 (14.89%) QA
18 34 (14.47%) Scrum
18 34 (14.47%) UNIX
18 34 (14.47%) Oracle
19 32 (13.62%) CSS
19 32 (13.62%) Relational Database
20 31 (13.19%) Web Services
20 31 (13.19%) XML
21 28 (11.91%) Python
21 28 (11.91%) Project Management
21 28 (11.91%) Physics
22 27 (11.49%) Tomcat
22 27 (11.49%) Windows

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 27 (11.49%) Tomcat
2 8 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.28%) Confluence
4 3 (1.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Node.js
5 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 41 (17.45%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.23%) MS Office
3 16 (6.81%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.83%) MS Project
4 9 (3.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (2.13%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.43%) Simulink
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.26%) SaaS
2 4 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.70%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.70%) Dropbox
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.96%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.13%) Firewall
3 4 (1.70%) SSL
3 4 (1.70%) Internet
4 3 (1.28%) Wireless
5 2 (0.85%) BIG-IP
5 2 (0.85%) VLAN
5 2 (0.85%) Network Security
5 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.85%) SAN
5 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.85%) OSPF
5 2 (0.85%) BGP
5 2 (0.85%) RFID
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) LAN
6 1 (0.43%) VoIP
6 1 (0.43%) WAN
6 1 (0.43%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (13.62%) Relational Database
2 24 (10.21%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.51%) RDBMS
4 16 (6.81%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.53%) Informix
6 10 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (3.83%) MySQL
8 8 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.28%) MS Access
10 3 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.43%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (9.36%) LabVIEW
1 22 (9.36%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.38%) Maven
3 12 (5.11%) Eclipse
4 9 (3.83%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.98%) JUnit
5 7 (2.98%) Selenium
6 6 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (2.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (2.55%) CruiseControl
6 6 (2.55%) Subversion
7 4 (1.70%) JIRA
7 4 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.70%) NUnit
7 4 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.28%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.28%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.85%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.85%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.85%) TestLink
General
1 44 (18.72%) Finance
2 23 (9.79%) Banking
3 17 (7.23%) Retail
4 15 (6.38%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.26%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.83%) Electronics
7 8 (3.40%) Back Office
8 7 (2.98%) Games
8 7 (2.98%) Arabic Language
8 7 (2.98%) Russian Language
9 5 (2.13%) Spanish Language
9 5 (2.13%) French Language
9 5 (2.13%) German Language
9 5 (2.13%) Polish Language
10 4 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.70%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.85%) Advertising
11 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.85%) Local Government
12 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 96 (40.85%) Developer
2 49 (20.85%) Software Engineer
3 39 (16.60%) Graduate
4 37 (15.74%) Java Developer
5 27 (11.49%) Analyst
6 24 (10.21%) Graduate Developer
7 19 (8.09%) Software Developer
8 16 (6.81%) Junior
8 16 (6.81%) Junior Developer
9 15 (6.38%) Support Analyst
10 13 (5.53%) C++ Software Engineer
10 13 (5.53%) C Software Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Technical Specialist
11 12 (5.11%) Programmer
12 11 (4.68%) Applications Support
12 11 (4.68%) Test Engineer
13 10 (4.26%) Project Manager
13 10 (4.26%) Graduate Software Developer
14 9 (3.83%) C# Developer
15 8 (3.40%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.70%) HTML
2 49 (20.85%) .NET
3 32 (13.62%) CSS
4 31 (13.19%) Web Services
4 31 (13.19%) XML
5 27 (11.49%) ASP.NET
6 24 (10.21%) Spring
7 23 (9.79%) Hibernate
8 16 (6.81%) SOAP
9 15 (6.38%) jQuery
10 14 (5.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (5.11%) Entity Framework
11 12 (5.11%) AngularJS
11 12 (5.11%) .NET Framework
11 12 (5.11%) WCF
12 11 (4.68%) Akka
13 9 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 9 (3.83%) REST
13 9 (3.83%) RESTful
13 9 (3.83%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 66 (28.09%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (22.55%) Mathematics
3 28 (11.91%) Physics
4 23 (9.79%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.83%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.55%) EFT
7 4 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.70%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.70%) User Experience
8 3 (1.28%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.28%) Clustering
8 3 (1.28%) Informatics
9 2 (0.85%) Statistics
9 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.85%) Chemistry
9 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 57 (24.26%) Linux
2 34 (14.47%) UNIX
3 27 (11.49%) Windows
4 15 (6.38%) AIX
4 15 (6.38%) HPUX
5 12 (5.11%) Android
6 11 (4.68%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.28%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.60%) Software Engineering
2 58 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.47%) Scrum
4 28 (11.91%) Project Management
5 27 (11.49%) TDD
6 21 (8.94%) MVC
6 21 (8.94%) OO
7 18 (7.66%) E-Commerce
8 12 (5.11%) Kanban
8 12 (5.11%) SDLC
9 11 (4.68%) Web Development
10 10 (4.26%) OOD
10 10 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.26%) Machine Learning
11 9 (3.83%) Signal Processing
11 9 (3.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (3.83%) Test Planning
11 9 (3.83%) SOA
11 9 (3.83%) Multithreading
11 9 (3.83%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.34%) SQL
2 69 (29.36%) Java
3 59 (25.11%) C
4 50 (21.28%) C++
5 47 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 40 (17.02%) C#
7 28 (11.91%) Python
8 15 (6.38%) Shell Script
9 14 (5.96%) PHP
10 12 (5.11%) Perl
10 12 (5.11%) Scala
11 10 (4.26%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.13%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.70%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.28%) COBOL
14 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.43%) VB
15 1 (0.43%) Ada
Qualifications
1 192 (81.70%) Degree
2 21 (8.94%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.23%) PhD
4 15 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.70%) ISEB
6 3 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.28%) HND
6 3 (1.28%) CCNP
7 2 (0.85%) CCSP
7 2 (0.85%) RHCE
8 1 (0.43%) CISSP
8 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.89%) QA
2 6 (2.55%) ISO 8583
3 5 (2.13%) ISO 9002
3 5 (2.13%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.43%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) vSphere
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 50 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.47%) Oracle
3 14 (5.96%) VMware
4 8 (3.40%) Google
5 7 (2.98%) Cisco
6 5 (2.13%) Siemens
6 5 (2.13%) T-Plan
6 5 (2.13%) Allen-Bradley
7 3 (1.28%) Meraki
7 3 (1.28%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.28%) HP
7 3 (1.28%) Citrix
8 2 (0.85%) Temenos
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.85%) F5
9 1 (0.43%) Talend
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) Zend
9 1 (0.43%) Veeam
9 1 (0.43%) hybris
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum excellent bens, International Compan
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Share Options+Healthcare+Pension+M
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage
Tessella
Posted: 4 days ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago