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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 41 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 120 117 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.81% 5.52% 3.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.44% 15.81% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 90 89 92
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
730 740 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.35% 34.92% 31.80%
Number of salaries quoted 548 560 737
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Welwyn Garden City +6 26 £30,250 -34.59% 1
Watford -18 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hemel Hempstead -8 15 £25,000 -54.54%
St Albans - 12 £45,000 - 1
Letchworth +14 6 £62,500 +31.57%
Rickmansworth -8 4 £75,250 +0.33%
Stevenage +24 3 £50,000 - 2
Borehamwood - 2 £27,500 -
Welwyn - 2 £24,000 -
Hertford -4 1 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Royston -10 1 £20,000 -50.00%
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 238 (85.30%) Degree
2 117 (41.94%) Software Engineering
3 115 (41.22%) SQL
4 98 (35.13%) Java
5 94 (33.69%) Linux
6 90 (32.26%) C#
7 85 (30.47%) .NET
8 78 (27.96%) UNIX
9 77 (27.60%) JavaScript
10 73 (26.16%) OO
11 72 (25.81%) HTML
12 71 (25.45%) C++
13 70 (25.09%) SQL Server
14 68 (24.37%) Python
15 62 (22.22%) MVC
16 59 (21.15%) C
16 59 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
17 58 (20.79%) ASP.NET
18 57 (20.43%) Finance
19 56 (20.07%) Microsoft
20 54 (19.35%) XML
20 54 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
21 53 (19.00%) Relational Database
22 51 (18.28%) CSS
23 45 (16.13%) SOAP
23 45 (16.13%) Web Services
23 45 (16.13%) Git (software)
24 42 (15.05%) Mathematics
25 41 (14.70%) Banking
26 39 (13.98%) TDD

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 17 (6.09%) Tomcat
2 12 (4.30%) Drupal
3 10 (3.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (3.58%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.15%) SAS
5 6 (2.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.79%) Node.js
6 5 (1.79%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.43%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.43%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.72%) IIS
8 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (12.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.23%) Mingle
3 6 (2.15%) SPSS
4 5 (1.79%) CPLEX
5 4 (1.43%) MS Office
6 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.72%) Simulink
6 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.72%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 18 (6.45%) Internet
2 10 (3.58%) IPv4
3 7 (2.51%) Wireless
4 5 (1.79%) MPLS
5 4 (1.43%) NAS
6 3 (1.08%) OSPF
6 3 (1.08%) BGP
6 3 (1.08%) Firewall
6 3 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (1.08%) Junos
6 3 (1.08%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.72%) PBX
7 2 (0.72%) SMTP
7 2 (0.72%) DNS
7 2 (0.72%) DWDM
7 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.72%) RFID
7 2 (0.72%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.72%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (25.09%) SQL Server
2 53 (19.00%) Relational Database
3 36 (12.90%) MySQL
4 30 (10.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (8.24%) RDBMS
6 14 (5.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.58%) Neo4j
8 9 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.23%) RavenDB
9 8 (2.87%) MS Access
10 7 (2.51%) Big Data
11 6 (2.15%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.15%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.79%) Informix
13 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.43%) BigTable
14 3 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 45 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 30 (10.75%) Visual Studio
3 26 (9.32%) Subversion
4 21 (7.53%) Eclipse
5 20 (7.17%) Maven
6 16 (5.73%) JUnit
7 13 (4.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (4.66%) CruiseControl
7 13 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (3.58%) SoapUI
9 9 (3.23%) TeamCity
9 9 (3.23%) NUnit
9 9 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 9 (3.23%) MSTest
10 8 (2.87%) Selenium
11 2 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.72%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.72%) TestLink
12 1 (0.36%) Ant
General
1 57 (20.43%) Finance
2 41 (14.70%) Banking
3 22 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.73%) Retail
5 13 (4.66%) Back Office
6 10 (3.58%) Financial Institution
7 9 (3.23%) Electronics
7 9 (3.23%) Advertising
7 9 (3.23%) Games
8 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.08%) Marketing
10 3 (1.08%) Arabic Language
10 3 (1.08%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.72%) Automotive
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 181 (64.87%) Developer
2 67 (24.01%) Software Developer
2 67 (24.01%) Java Developer
3 48 (17.20%) Software Engineer
4 36 (12.90%) Graduate
5 31 (11.11%) Junior
6 30 (10.75%) Junior Developer
7 29 (10.39%) Senior Developer
8 25 (8.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (8.60%) Analyst
10 23 (8.24%) C# Developer
10 23 (8.24%) Java Software Engineer
11 21 (7.53%) Programmer
12 20 (7.17%) Graduate Developer
12 20 (7.17%) Java Software Developer
13 19 (6.81%) Software Programmer
14 18 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (5.38%) C++ Developer
16 14 (5.02%) Senior Software Developer
16 14 (5.02%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (30.47%) .NET
2 72 (25.81%) HTML
3 58 (20.79%) ASP.NET
4 54 (19.35%) XML
5 51 (18.28%) CSS
6 45 (16.13%) SOAP
6 45 (16.13%) Web Services
7 33 (11.83%) jQuery
8 32 (11.47%) .NET Framework
9 27 (9.68%) JDBC
9 27 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (9.32%) HTML5
11 24 (8.60%) RESTful
12 23 (8.24%) XSD
12 23 (8.24%) Spring
12 23 (8.24%) Hibernate
12 23 (8.24%) JAXB
13 21 (7.53%) JSP
13 21 (7.53%) WCF
14 20 (7.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (15.05%) Mathematics
3 37 (13.26%) Algorithms
4 32 (11.47%) Physics
5 17 (6.09%) Client/Server
6 15 (5.38%) Visualisation
7 13 (4.66%) EFT
8 10 (3.58%) Artificial Intelligence
8 10 (3.58%) Informatics
9 7 (2.51%) Open Source
10 6 (2.15%) User Experience
10 6 (2.15%) Statistics
11 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.79%) Applied Mathematics
11 5 (1.79%) Neural Network
11 5 (1.79%) Economics
11 5 (1.79%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.79%) Chemistry
11 5 (1.79%) Psychology
12 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 94 (33.69%) Linux
2 78 (27.96%) UNIX
3 36 (12.90%) Windows
4 26 (9.32%) AIX
5 22 (7.89%) HPUX
6 10 (3.58%) Solaris
7 8 (2.87%) Android
7 8 (2.87%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.79%) Debian
9 4 (1.43%) OpenBSD
9 4 (1.43%) FreeBSD
9 4 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (41.94%) Software Engineering
2 73 (26.16%) OO
3 62 (22.22%) MVC
4 54 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (13.98%) TDD
6 35 (12.54%) Multithreading
7 22 (7.89%) User Stories
8 21 (7.53%) Scrum
9 19 (6.81%) Web Application Development
10 18 (6.45%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.73%) OOD
11 16 (5.73%) SOA
11 16 (5.73%) MVVM
12 15 (5.38%) Web Development
13 14 (5.02%) Unit Testing
13 14 (5.02%) Project Management
14 13 (4.66%) E-business
14 13 (4.66%) Business Development
14 13 (4.66%) Domain-Driven Design
14 13 (4.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 115 (41.22%) SQL
2 98 (35.13%) Java
3 90 (32.26%) C#
4 77 (27.60%) JavaScript
5 71 (25.45%) C++
6 68 (24.37%) Python
7 59 (21.15%) C
8 26 (9.32%) PHP
9 21 (7.53%) T-SQL
10 12 (4.30%) Shell Script
11 11 (3.94%) PowerShell
12 10 (3.58%) XPath
13 8 (2.87%) Ruby
13 8 (2.87%) Perl
14 6 (2.15%) Objective-C
14 6 (2.15%) R
15 5 (1.79%) Scala
15 5 (1.79%) Clojure
15 5 (1.79%) MATLAB
15 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 238 (85.30%) Degree
2 11 (3.94%) ISEB
3 10 (3.58%) Sun Certification
4 8 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.15%) PhD
5 6 (2.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.79%) CCNP
6 5 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.08%) CCIE
8 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.72%) CCNA
9 2 (0.72%) VCP4
9 2 (0.72%) HND
10 1 (0.36%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.36%) JNCIP
10 1 (0.36%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (12.54%) QA
2 13 (4.66%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.08%) WCAG
4 2 (0.72%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.72%) DO-178B
System Software
1 23 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.58%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.43%) KVM
3 4 (1.43%) Ceph
4 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.79%) Puppet
2 3 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.36%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 56 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.11%) Oracle
3 24 (8.60%) VMware
4 6 (2.15%) Zend
5 5 (1.79%) Cisco
5 5 (1.79%) NetApp
6 4 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.43%) HP
7 3 (1.08%) Juniper
8 2 (0.72%) Foundry
8 2 (0.72%) Aruba
8 2 (0.72%) Google
9 1 (0.36%) F5
9 1 (0.36%) Twitter
9 1 (0.36%) CA
9 1 (0.36%) Micro Focus
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Full benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-50k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Platform People
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus+Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Hertfordshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 19 days ago
Hertford
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Stevenage
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
St. Albans
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hertfordshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago