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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 68 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 86 162 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.83% 6.35% 5.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.26% 16.63% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 77 130 112
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
838 974 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.31% 38.15% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 617 783 762
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,350 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hemel Hempstead -7 19 £45,000 +38.46%
Watford -11 17 £37,500 -6.25%
Stevenage +12 16 £23,500 -43.03% 1
Rickmansworth - 8 £33,000 -
Borehamwood 0 6 £27,750 +0.90% 2
Welwyn Garden City -10 6 £40,000 -9.09% 1
Bishop's Stortford +10 2 £41,250 +50.00%
St Albans -28 2 £52,500 -4.54%
Potters Bar - 2 £60,000 -
Letchworth +12 1 £31,000 -34.73%
Royston -11 1 - - 1
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 174 (84.47%) Degree
2 85 (41.26%) SQL
3 69 (33.50%) Java
4 65 (31.55%) Software Engineering
5 61 (29.61%) Microsoft
6 59 (28.64%) Linux
7 58 (28.16%) .NET
8 49 (23.79%) Analytical Skills
9 48 (23.30%) MS Excel
10 46 (22.33%) JavaScript
10 46 (22.33%) C++
11 44 (21.36%) C
11 44 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (20.87%) HTML
12 43 (20.87%) SQL Server
13 40 (19.42%) XML
14 39 (18.93%) C#
15 38 (18.45%) Web Services
15 38 (18.45%) OO
16 35 (16.99%) UNIX
16 35 (16.99%) QA
16 35 (16.99%) Git (software)
17 34 (16.50%) Windows
17 34 (16.50%) Python
18 32 (15.53%) CSS
18 32 (15.53%) MVC
18 32 (15.53%) Finance
19 31 (15.05%) SOAP
20 30 (14.56%) TDD
20 30 (14.56%) Relational Database

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 16 (7.77%) Tomcat
2 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.91%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.46%) SAS
5 3 (1.46%) IIS
5 3 (1.46%) Confluence
5 3 (1.46%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.97%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.49%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 48 (23.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.77%) MS Office
3 14 (6.80%) MS Visio
4 9 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.40%) MS Project
6 5 (2.43%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (2.43%) AutoCAD
7 3 (1.46%) CPLEX
7 3 (1.46%) SPSS
7 3 (1.46%) Mingle
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.49%) Simulink
8 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.85%) SaaS
2 4 (1.94%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.94%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.25%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.88%) Internet
3 6 (2.91%) IPv4
4 5 (2.43%) Wireless
5 2 (0.97%) IMAP
5 2 (0.97%) DNS
5 2 (0.97%) SMTP
5 2 (0.97%) RFID
5 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.49%) Intranet
6 1 (0.49%) CTI
6 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.87%) SQL Server
2 30 (14.56%) Relational Database
3 18 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (7.77%) MySQL
5 14 (6.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.88%) MS Access
8 7 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 7 (3.40%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.91%) Neo4j
10 5 (2.43%) Informix
11 4 (1.94%) Big Data
12 3 (1.46%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.46%) RavenDB
13 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.71%) Maven
3 18 (8.74%) Eclipse
4 17 (8.25%) Visual Studio
5 15 (7.28%) Subversion
6 13 (6.31%) JUnit
7 9 (4.37%) CruiseControl
7 9 (4.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (4.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (2.91%) SoapUI
8 6 (2.91%) LabVIEW
9 4 (1.94%) MSTest
9 4 (1.94%) NUnit
10 3 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.97%) TestLink
11 2 (0.97%) Selenium
11 2 (0.97%) Bugzilla
General
1 32 (15.53%) Finance
2 27 (13.11%) Banking
3 21 (10.19%) Retail
4 15 (7.28%) Back Office
4 15 (7.28%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.85%) Arabic Language
5 10 (4.85%) Russian Language
6 9 (4.37%) Electronics
7 8 (3.88%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.91%) Advertising
8 6 (2.91%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.43%) Games
9 5 (2.43%) Spanish Language
9 5 (2.43%) French Language
9 5 (2.43%) German Language
9 5 (2.43%) Polish Language
10 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (1.46%) Marketing
11 2 (0.97%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 100 (48.54%) Developer
2 44 (21.36%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.59%) Software Engineer
4 27 (13.11%) Graduate
5 26 (12.62%) Analyst
6 25 (12.14%) Software Developer
7 17 (8.25%) Support Analyst
8 15 (7.28%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.28%) Technical Specialist
9 14 (6.80%) Graduate Developer
9 14 (6.80%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.34%) Junior
10 11 (5.34%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (5.34%) Applications Support
10 11 (5.34%) Junior Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Graduate Software Developer
12 9 (4.37%) C++ Developer
13 8 (3.88%) Senior Manager
13 8 (3.88%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.16%) .NET
2 43 (20.87%) HTML
3 40 (19.42%) XML
4 38 (18.45%) Web Services
5 32 (15.53%) CSS
6 31 (15.05%) SOAP
7 24 (11.65%) ASP.NET
8 22 (10.68%) JDBC
8 22 (10.68%) Spring
8 22 (10.68%) Hibernate
9 19 (9.22%) XSD
9 19 (9.22%) JAXB
10 17 (8.25%) RESTful
10 17 (8.25%) jQuery
11 16 (7.77%) WCF
12 15 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (6.80%) .NET Framework
13 14 (6.80%) JSP
14 13 (6.31%) WSDL
14 13 (6.31%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (12.14%) Mathematics
3 20 (9.71%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.28%) Physics
5 13 (6.31%) EFT
5 13 (6.31%) Algorithms
6 11 (5.34%) Client/Server
7 9 (4.37%) Visualisation
8 7 (3.40%) User Experience
9 6 (2.91%) Informatics
10 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 4 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (1.46%) Economics
11 3 (1.46%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (1.46%) Neural Network
11 3 (1.46%) PMI
11 3 (1.46%) Statistics
11 3 (1.46%) Chemistry
11 3 (1.46%) Psychology
11 3 (1.46%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 59 (28.64%) Linux
2 35 (16.99%) UNIX
3 34 (16.50%) Windows
4 14 (6.80%) Android
5 13 (6.31%) Apple iOS
6 9 (4.37%) AIX
7 8 (3.88%) HPUX
8 6 (2.91%) Solaris
9 2 (0.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.97%) Debian
10 1 (0.49%) OpenBSD
10 1 (0.49%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.55%) Software Engineering
2 44 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (18.45%) OO
4 32 (15.53%) MVC
5 30 (14.56%) TDD
6 29 (14.08%) Scrum
7 27 (13.11%) E-Commerce
8 23 (11.17%) Project Management
9 14 (6.80%) OOD
10 13 (6.31%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (6.31%) Multithreading
10 13 (6.31%) Business Development
10 13 (6.31%) User Stories
11 12 (5.83%) MVVM
11 12 (5.83%) SOA
12 11 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.85%) Product Management
13 10 (4.85%) Document Management
14 9 (4.37%) E-business
14 9 (4.37%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 85 (41.26%) SQL
2 69 (33.50%) Java
3 46 (22.33%) JavaScript
3 46 (22.33%) C++
4 44 (21.36%) C
5 39 (18.93%) C#
6 34 (16.50%) Python
7 21 (10.19%) T-SQL
8 14 (6.80%) PHP
9 6 (2.91%) XPath
10 5 (2.43%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.94%) Scala
11 4 (1.94%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.46%) Ruby
12 3 (1.46%) Perl
12 3 (1.46%) COBOL
12 3 (1.46%) Clojure
12 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.46%) R
13 2 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 174 (84.47%) Degree
2 16 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.91%) PhD
4 6 (2.91%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.46%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.97%) ISEB
7 1 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (16.99%) QA
2 13 (6.31%) ISO 8583
3 5 (2.43%) ISO 14001
3 5 (2.43%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.49%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.49%) DO-178B
System Software
1 19 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.91%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.49%) Ceph
3 1 (0.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 61 (29.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.68%) VMware
3 15 (7.28%) Oracle
4 5 (2.43%) Siemens
4 5 (2.43%) Google
4 5 (2.43%) T-Plan
4 5 (2.43%) Allen-Bradley
5 4 (1.94%) Cisco
6 3 (1.46%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.46%) Citrix
6 3 (1.46%) Meraki
7 2 (0.97%) Zend
7 2 (0.97%) NetApp
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe
8 1 (0.49%) HP
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.49%) Apple
8 1 (0.49%) Avaya
8 1 (0.49%) Genesys
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £32,000
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum to £70,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Salary: up to £60K
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creation Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Very Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 22 days ago
N. Herts
ECM Selection
Salary: to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago