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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 147 134 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.03% 5.68% 5.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.89% 15.82% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 133 126 87
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
925 847 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.97% 35.91% 36.88%
Number of salaries quoted 742 694 576
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 £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +21 43 £37,500 -6.25%
Borehamwood -6 18 £28,000 +1.81%
Letchworth +11 13 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Hertford +13 10 £67,500 +42.10%
Stevenage +15 7 £30,000 -20.00%
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £25,000 -37.50% 2
Welwyn Garden City -5 7 £47,500 +26.66%
St Albans -23 4 £26,000 -35.00%
Tring - 4 £45,000 -
Welwyn - 3 £55,000 -
Hoddesdon - 2 £31,000 -
Bishop's Stortford +8 1 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Sawbridgeworth - 1 £57,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 185 (79.74%) Degree
2 86 (37.07%) Software Engineering
3 76 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (29.74%) Analytical Skills
5 67 (28.88%) C
6 64 (27.59%) Mathematics
7 61 (26.29%) Java
8 60 (25.86%) SQL
9 59 (25.43%) HTML
10 55 (23.71%) C++
11 51 (21.98%) Linux
12 49 (21.12%) Finance
13 47 (20.26%) JavaScript
14 44 (18.97%) .NET
15 43 (18.53%) C#
16 40 (17.24%) UNIX
17 38 (16.38%) Scrum
18 36 (15.52%) Microsoft
19 34 (14.66%) XML
20 32 (13.79%) Physics
21 31 (13.36%) MS Excel
22 30 (12.93%) Python
22 30 (12.93%) ASP.NET
23 29 (12.50%) CSS
23 29 (12.50%) Oracle
24 28 (12.07%) Tomcat
25 27 (11.64%) Project Management
25 27 (11.64%) Management Information System
26 26 (11.21%) Relational Database
27 25 (10.78%) LabVIEW

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 28 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.72%) Node.js
4 3 (1.29%) Apache
5 2 (0.86%) JBoss
5 2 (0.86%) CMS
5 2 (0.86%) WordPress
5 2 (0.86%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) IIS
6 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 31 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.33%) MS Office
3 14 (6.03%) MS Visio
4 9 (3.88%) MS Project
5 7 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.16%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (2.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.43%) Simulink
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.02%) SaaS
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.72%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.72%) Dropbox
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.74%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.45%) Firewall
3 7 (3.02%) SSL
4 4 (1.72%) Internet
4 4 (1.72%) OSPF
4 4 (1.72%) BGP
4 4 (1.72%) BIG-IP
4 4 (1.72%) VLAN
4 4 (1.72%) Network Security
4 4 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (1.72%) HTTP
5 3 (1.29%) SAN
6 2 (0.86%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) CTI
7 1 (0.43%) VPN
7 1 (0.43%) GPRS
7 1 (0.43%) GSM
7 1 (0.43%) LAN
7 1 (0.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.21%) Relational Database
2 22 (9.48%) RDBMS
3 21 (9.05%) NoSQL
4 17 (7.33%) SQL Server
5 15 (6.47%) Informix
6 13 (5.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.72%) MySQL
7 4 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.29%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.86%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (10.78%) LabVIEW
2 13 (5.60%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.31%) Selenium
4 9 (3.88%) Maven
5 7 (3.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (2.59%) NUnit
7 5 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.16%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.72%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.72%) LoadRunner
8 4 (1.72%) JMeter
8 4 (1.72%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.72%) Subversion
8 4 (1.72%) JIRA
8 4 (1.72%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.86%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.43%) MSTest
General
1 49 (21.12%) Finance
2 23 (9.91%) Banking
3 16 (6.90%) Retail
4 10 (4.31%) Electronics
5 8 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 7 (3.02%) Russian Language
6 7 (3.02%) Arabic Language
7 5 (2.16%) French Language
7 5 (2.16%) German Language
7 5 (2.16%) Polish Language
7 5 (2.16%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.72%) Local Government
8 4 (1.72%) Games
8 4 (1.72%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.29%) Back Office
10 1 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (35.34%) Developer
2 54 (23.28%) Software Engineer
3 43 (18.53%) Graduate
4 24 (10.34%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.91%) Analyst
6 21 (9.05%) Graduate Developer
7 20 (8.62%) Programmer
8 15 (6.47%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.47%) C Programmer
9 14 (6.03%) C Software Engineer
9 14 (6.03%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.03%) C++ Software Engineer
10 11 (4.74%) Technical Specialist
10 11 (4.74%) Test Engineer
10 11 (4.74%) Junior Developer
10 11 (4.74%) Junior
10 11 (4.74%) Applications Support
11 10 (4.31%) Graduate Software Engineer
12 9 (3.88%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.43%) HTML
2 44 (18.97%) .NET
3 34 (14.66%) XML
4 30 (12.93%) ASP.NET
5 29 (12.50%) CSS
6 24 (10.34%) Spring
7 21 (9.05%) Web Services
8 20 (8.62%) Hibernate
9 19 (8.19%) jQuery
10 14 (6.03%) Akka
11 13 (5.60%) .NET Framework
12 11 (4.74%) JSON
12 11 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (4.31%) Ajax
14 9 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (3.88%) CSS3
14 9 (3.88%) Entity Framework
15 8 (3.45%) AngularJS
15 8 (3.45%) RESTful
15 8 (3.45%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 69 (29.74%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (27.59%) Mathematics
3 32 (13.79%) Physics
4 27 (11.64%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (2.16%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.72%) SWIFT
7 4 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.72%) User Experience
7 4 (1.72%) Statistics
7 4 (1.72%) Chemistry
8 3 (1.29%) Clustering
8 3 (1.29%) Robotics
8 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.86%) SystemC
9 2 (0.86%) VHDL
9 2 (0.86%) Verilog
9 2 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.98%) Linux
2 40 (17.24%) UNIX
3 22 (9.48%) AIX
3 22 (9.48%) HPUX
4 17 (7.33%) Windows
5 12 (5.17%) Android
6 11 (4.74%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.07%) Software Engineering
2 76 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (16.38%) Scrum
4 27 (11.64%) Project Management
5 23 (9.91%) TDD
6 15 (6.47%) MVC
6 15 (6.47%) Web Development
7 13 (5.60%) OO
7 13 (5.60%) E-Commerce
7 13 (5.60%) Kanban
7 13 (5.60%) Machine Learning
7 13 (5.60%) SDLC
8 12 (5.17%) Multithreading
9 10 (4.31%) Signal Processing
10 9 (3.88%) Product Management
10 9 (3.88%) BDD
10 9 (3.88%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (3.88%) ITIL
10 9 (3.88%) OOP
11 8 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (28.88%) C
2 61 (26.29%) Java
3 60 (25.86%) SQL
4 55 (23.71%) C++
5 47 (20.26%) JavaScript
6 43 (18.53%) C#
7 30 (12.93%) Python
8 22 (9.48%) Shell Script
9 20 (8.62%) Perl
10 18 (7.76%) Scala
11 12 (5.17%) PHP
12 8 (3.45%) Ruby
13 7 (3.02%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.16%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.72%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.29%) COBOL
16 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.86%) Tcl
17 2 (0.86%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 185 (79.74%) Degree
2 23 (9.91%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.19%) PhD
4 15 (6.47%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.45%) ISEB
6 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.16%) CCNP
7 4 (1.72%) HND
7 4 (1.72%) CCSP
7 4 (1.72%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.29%) RHCE
9 1 (0.43%) CISSP
9 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.48%) QA
2 5 (2.16%) ISO 9002
2 5 (2.16%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.43%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (4.74%) VMware
4 9 (3.88%) Cisco
4 9 (3.88%) Google
5 5 (2.16%) T-Plan
5 5 (2.16%) Allen-Bradley
5 5 (2.16%) Siemens
6 4 (1.72%) hybris
6 4 (1.72%) Talend
6 4 (1.72%) F5
7 3 (1.29%) Meraki
7 3 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.29%) Micro Focus
7 3 (1.29%) HP
7 3 (1.29%) Citrix
8 2 (0.86%) Cadence
8 2 (0.86%) Temenos
8 2 (0.86%) Altera
8 2 (0.86%) Lattice Semiconductor
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Reynolds Catering Supplies
Salary: Up to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago