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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 28 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 154 137 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.59% 6.92% 4.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.94% 17.86% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 144 98 124
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
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
813 767 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.79% 38.72% 33.59%
Number of salaries quoted 693 589 850
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 22 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 22 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 +1 30 £40,000 +75.82% 2
Hertford +6 20 £28,750 +17.34% 3
Watford -23 20 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 13 £37,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +9 12 £36,250 +3.57%
Stevenage +13 8 £35,000 -26.31%
Hitchin - 6 £36,750 -
Hoddesdon -3 3 £21,500 -21.81%
Borehamwood -8 3 £23,000 -23.33%
Bishop's Stortford -3 2 £27,500 +22.22%
Letchworth -4 2 £22,500 +4.65%
Cheshunt - 2 £47,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 234 (87.97%) Degree
2 123 (46.24%) Software Engineering
3 104 (39.10%) C#
4 99 (37.22%) Java
5 96 (36.09%) Linux
6 82 (30.83%) OO
7 77 (28.95%) UNIX
8 75 (28.20%) C++
9 70 (26.32%) Python
10 65 (24.44%) .NET
11 63 (23.68%) C
12 60 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
13 57 (21.43%) SQL
14 56 (21.05%) Algorithms
15 55 (20.68%) ASP.NET
16 54 (20.30%) HTML
16 54 (20.30%) Multithreading
17 51 (19.17%) SQL Server
18 50 (18.80%) JavaScript
19 45 (16.92%) Oracle
19 45 (16.92%) Mathematics
20 42 (15.79%) CSS
21 41 (15.41%) PHP
21 41 (15.41%) Relational Database
22 39 (14.66%) MySQL
23 38 (14.29%) MVC
24 37 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
25 32 (12.03%) Finance
25 32 (12.03%) Windows
26 31 (11.65%) HTML5

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (9.40%) Tomcat
2 18 (6.77%) GlassFish
3 13 (4.89%) SAS
4 12 (4.51%) Apache
5 11 (4.14%) Drupal
6 5 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.88%) JBoss
6 5 (1.88%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.88%) Node.js
7 3 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.75%) CMS
8 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.75%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 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%) SaaS
1 5 (1.88%) PaaS
1 5 (1.88%) Google App Engine
2 4 (1.50%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.50%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.26%) Internet
2 8 (3.01%) Wireless
3 6 (2.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (2.26%) 3GPP
3 6 (2.26%) WLAN
3 6 (2.26%) MPLS
4 5 (1.88%) HTTP
5 3 (1.13%) DWDM
5 3 (1.13%) OSPF
5 3 (1.13%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.13%) Cisco IOS
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%) Firewall
6 2 (0.75%) LDAP
6 2 (0.75%) PBX
6 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 41 (15.41%) Relational Database
3 39 (14.66%) MySQL
4 29 (10.90%) NoSQL
5 25 (9.40%) RDBMS
6 23 (8.65%) MongoDB
6 23 (8.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 19 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 18 (6.77%) BigTable
9 13 (4.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (2.26%) RavenDB
10 6 (2.26%) Neo4j
10 6 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.88%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.50%) OLAP
13 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%) MSTest
7 6 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (2.26%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.13%) Moq
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.75%) Mockito
10 2 (0.75%) Ant
10 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.38%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.38%) EasyMock
General
1 32 (12.03%) Finance
2 25 (9.40%) 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
8 23 (8.65%) Junior Developer
8 23 (8.65%) Analyst
9 22 (8.27%) Java Software Developer
10 18 (6.77%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (6.77%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.02%) C++ Developer
11 16 (6.02%) Programmer
11 16 (6.02%) Web Developer
11 16 (6.02%) Graduate Developer
12 15 (5.64%) C# Developer
13 13 (4.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
14 12 (4.51%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (24.44%) .NET
2 55 (20.68%) 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 17 (6.39%) XML
8 17 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (5.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 13 (4.89%) Web Services
12 12 (4.51%) REST
12 12 (4.51%) Swing
13 11 (4.14%) LAMP
13 11 (4.14%) WCF
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 60 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (21.05%) Algorithms
3 45 (16.92%) 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 5 (1.88%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.88%) Statistics
7 5 (1.88%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.50%) User Experience
8 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.75%) FMCG
10 2 (0.75%) Clustering
10 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.75%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 96 (36.09%) Linux
2 77 (28.95%) 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%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (46.24%) Software Engineering
2 82 (30.83%) OO
3 54 (20.30%) Multithreading
4 38 (14.29%) MVC
5 37 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (9.40%) Web Development
7 20 (7.52%) Analytics
8 18 (6.77%) SOA
9 15 (5.64%) TDD
9 15 (5.64%) Web Application Development
10 13 (4.89%) Business Analytics
10 13 (4.89%) Operations Research
11 12 (4.51%) Unit Testing
12 11 (4.14%) Software Architecture
13 10 (3.76%) Scrum
14 9 (3.38%) OOD
14 9 (3.38%) User Stories
14 9 (3.38%) MVVM
15 8 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (3.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (39.10%) C#
2 99 (37.22%) Java
3 75 (28.20%) C++
4 70 (26.32%) Python
5 63 (23.68%) C
6 57 (21.43%) SQL
7 50 (18.80%) JavaScript
8 41 (15.41%) PHP
9 18 (6.77%) Scala
9 18 (6.77%) Shell Script
9 18 (6.77%) Objective-C
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%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 234 (87.97%) 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%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.13%) PhD
9 2 (0.75%) CCIE
9 2 (0.75%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) MCSE
10 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.15%) QA
2 3 (1.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (2.26%) KVM
2 3 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.13%) Ceph
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 45 (16.92%) Oracle
2 23 (8.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.64%) Google
4 13 (4.89%) Cisco
5 11 (4.14%) HP
5 11 (4.14%) Zend
6 3 (1.13%) Juniper
6 3 (1.13%) NetApp
6 3 (1.13%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.13%) SAP
6 3 (1.13%) Foundry
6 3 (1.13%) Aruba
7 2 (0.75%) Percona
7 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.75%) Sage
7 2 (0.75%) Dell
8 1 (0.38%) Avaya
8 1 (0.38%) Adobe
8 1 (0.38%) VMware
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £28 - £31 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago