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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 126 111 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.30% 5.35% 6.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.91% 19.20% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 116 88 149
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £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
633 578 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.62% 27.88% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 519 458 688
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -30 16 £40,000 -
St Albans +3 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Cheshunt - 13 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -8 11 £43,500 +8.75%
Welwyn Garden City +17 10 £42,500 -12.82%
Hertford -2 4 £47,500 +150.00% 3
Borehamwood -2 4 £27,500 -8.33%
Bishop's Stortford +1 3 £45,000 +100.00%
Stevenage 0 1 £37,500 - 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 252 (84.00%) Degree
2 145 (48.33%) Java
3 130 (43.33%) Software Engineering
4 121 (40.33%) Linux
5 105 (35.00%) UNIX
6 98 (32.67%) C#
7 95 (31.67%) C++
8 94 (31.33%) OO
9 87 (29.00%) Python
10 83 (27.67%) C
11 77 (25.67%) Oracle
12 72 (24.00%) Multithreading
13 66 (22.00%) Mathematics
14 62 (20.67%) SQL
15 59 (19.67%) Relational Database
16 58 (19.33%) HTML
17 48 (16.00%) Finance
18 47 (15.67%) JavaScript
18 47 (15.67%) .NET
19 41 (13.67%) Analytics
20 39 (13.00%) RDBMS
21 37 (12.33%) SQL Server
22 34 (11.33%) Banking
22 34 (11.33%) MySQL
22 34 (11.33%) Physics
23 33 (11.00%) PHP
24 31 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
25 29 (9.67%) Games
25 29 (9.67%) Hadoop
26 28 (9.33%) AIX

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (8.67%) Tomcat
2 15 (5.00%) Apache
3 14 (4.67%) GlassFish
4 13 (4.33%) SAS
5 8 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.67%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.67%) Drupal
8 2 (0.67%) Alfresco
8 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.67%) CMS
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.67%) Documentum
Applications
1 17 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (1.33%) MS Office
4 2 (0.67%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.67%) Magento
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.67%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.67%) Google App Engine
1 5 (1.67%) SaaS
1 5 (1.67%) PaaS
2 4 (1.33%) Google Compute Engine
2 4 (1.33%) Responsys
3 2 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.33%) Internet
2 10 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (3.00%) Wireless
4 7 (2.33%) MPLS
4 7 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 6 (2.00%) 3GPP
5 6 (2.00%) WLAN
5 6 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (1.67%) HTTP
7 4 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.33%) OSPF
7 4 (1.33%) Junos
7 4 (1.33%) SMS
8 3 (1.00%) BGP
8 3 (1.00%) DNS
8 3 (1.00%) DWDM
8 3 (1.00%) DHCP
9 2 (0.67%) LDAP
9 2 (0.67%) PBX
9 2 (0.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.67%) Relational Database
2 39 (13.00%) RDBMS
3 37 (12.33%) SQL Server
4 34 (11.33%) MySQL
5 29 (9.67%) Hadoop
6 25 (8.33%) NoSQL
7 19 (6.33%) MongoDB
7 19 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (5.33%) Informix
8 16 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (4.67%) BigTable
9 14 (4.67%) Oracle Database
10 10 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (3.00%) QlikView
11 9 (3.00%) Big Data
12 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.67%) Maven
2 16 (5.33%) Eclipse
3 14 (4.67%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.67%) Subversion
4 9 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.33%) Selenium
5 7 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (1.33%) NetBeans
7 4 (1.33%) NUnit
7 4 (1.33%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.00%) Moq
9 2 (0.67%) Mockito
9 2 (0.67%) Ant
9 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.33%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.33%) JUnit
10 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 48 (16.00%) Finance
2 34 (11.33%) Banking
3 29 (9.67%) Games
4 20 (6.67%) Retail
5 19 (6.33%) Marketing
6 6 (2.00%) Advertising
6 6 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.67%) Billing
8 3 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.67%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (53.00%) Developer
2 64 (21.33%) Java Developer
3 49 (16.33%) Software Engineer
4 44 (14.67%) Software Developer
5 36 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 31 (10.33%) Analyst
7 29 (9.67%) Senior Developer
8 24 (8.00%) Graduate
8 24 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 23 (7.67%) Programmer
10 21 (7.00%) Architect
11 19 (6.33%) C++ Developer
12 18 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
13 17 (5.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 17 (5.67%) Junior
14 14 (4.67%) Network Engineer
14 14 (4.67%) Graduate Developer
15 13 (4.33%) Data Analyst
16 12 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 12 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.33%) HTML
2 47 (15.67%) .NET
3 27 (9.00%) ASP.NET
4 25 (8.33%) CSS
5 18 (6.00%) Web Services
5 18 (6.00%) XML
6 15 (5.00%) JSP
6 15 (5.00%) J2EE
7 14 (4.67%) Spring
7 14 (4.67%) HTML5
8 13 (4.33%) Hibernate
8 13 (4.33%) Struts
8 13 (4.33%) Swing
9 11 (3.67%) jQuery
10 10 (3.33%) .NET Framework
11 9 (3.00%) Velocity
11 9 (3.00%) AngularJS
12 8 (2.67%) REST
12 8 (2.67%) Middleware
12 8 (2.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.00%) Mathematics
2 34 (11.33%) Physics
3 20 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
4 18 (6.00%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.67%) Open Source
7 9 (3.00%) Statistics
7 9 (3.00%) Data Integration
8 8 (2.67%) Kindle
9 6 (2.00%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.33%) Social Media
11 3 (1.00%) Replication
11 3 (1.00%) Clustering
11 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.67%) Biometrics
12 2 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.67%) Robotics
13 1 (0.33%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 121 (40.33%) Linux
2 105 (35.00%) UNIX
3 28 (9.33%) AIX
4 27 (9.00%) HPUX
5 22 (7.33%) Android
6 21 (7.00%) Apple iOS
7 19 (6.33%) Windows
8 5 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.67%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.33%) Debian
10 1 (0.33%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.33%) Solaris
10 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (43.33%) Software Engineering
2 94 (31.33%) OO
3 72 (24.00%) Multithreading
4 41 (13.67%) Analytics
5 31 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (7.67%) Scrum
7 20 (6.67%) SOA
8 17 (5.67%) MVC
8 17 (5.67%) Web Development
9 14 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (4.67%) CRM
10 13 (4.33%) Operations Research
10 13 (4.33%) Business Analytics
11 12 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (4.00%) TDD
12 10 (3.33%) OOP
12 10 (3.33%) OOD
12 10 (3.33%) Web Application Development
13 9 (3.00%) UML
14 8 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (48.33%) Java
2 98 (32.67%) C#
3 95 (31.67%) C++
4 87 (29.00%) Python
5 83 (27.67%) C
6 62 (20.67%) SQL
7 47 (15.67%) JavaScript
8 33 (11.00%) PHP
9 26 (8.67%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.00%) Perl
11 14 (4.67%) Objective-C
11 14 (4.67%) Scala
12 12 (4.00%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.33%) VB
14 6 (2.00%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.67%) Ruby
15 5 (1.67%) Groovy
15 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.33%) VBScript
16 4 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 252 (84.00%) Degree
2 15 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (4.00%) CCNA
4 11 (3.67%) CCNP
5 9 (3.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (2.00%) MBA
6 6 (2.00%) PhD
7 3 (1.00%) CCIE
7 3 (1.00%) MCSE
7 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.00%) MCITP
7 3 (1.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) CCA
8 1 (0.33%) PMP
8 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.33%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.67%) QA
2 11 (3.67%) COBIT
3 8 (2.67%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.33%) SLA
5 3 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) KVM
2 3 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.33%) Samba
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (25.67%) Oracle
2 23 (7.67%) Google
3 15 (5.00%) Cisco
4 13 (4.33%) Business Objects
5 11 (3.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.67%) HP
6 9 (3.00%) Actuate
6 9 (3.00%) Tableau
7 8 (2.67%) Zend
8 6 (2.00%) JBoss
9 5 (1.67%) Juniper
10 4 (1.33%) Foundry
10 4 (1.33%) Aruba
10 4 (1.33%) SAP
11 3 (1.00%) Dell
11 3 (1.00%) Percona
12 2 (0.67%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.67%) Sage
13 1 (0.33%) Symantec
13 1 (0.33%) VMware
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Hertfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 26 days ago