The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 25 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 185 125 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.47% 4.69% 3.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.34% 16.98% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 151 112 85
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
730 736 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.48% 27.64% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 605 617 587
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,450 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford +22 49 £40,000 +26.98% 9
Stevenage +5 19 £45,000 - 3
Letchworth +2 15 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Hertford - 14 £25,000 - 2
St Albans +5 10 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 5 £41,250 -10.81% 1
Hitchin - 4 - -
Welwyn Garden City +19 3 £46,250 -
Bishop's Stortford -12 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Borehamwood -12 3 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Hoddesdon - 2 £26,000 - 1
Royston - 1 - -
Computer Science
East of England

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 262 (85.34%) Degree
2 129 (42.02%) Java
3 120 (39.09%) Linux
4 117 (38.11%) UNIX
5 101 (32.90%) Oracle
6 99 (32.25%) HTML
7 96 (31.27%) Software Engineering
8 89 (28.99%) Python
9 85 (27.69%) Mathematics
10 77 (25.08%) Finance
11 76 (24.76%) OO
11 76 (24.76%) Relational Database
12 71 (23.13%) SQL
13 68 (22.15%) C++
14 65 (21.17%) C
15 61 (19.87%) RDBMS
16 60 (19.54%) JavaScript
17 59 (19.22%) C#
18 46 (14.98%) Multithreading
19 45 (14.66%) Banking
19 45 (14.66%) Perl
20 44 (14.33%) PHP
20 44 (14.33%) AIX
21 43 (14.01%) Informix
22 42 (13.68%) Scrum
22 42 (13.68%) Physics
23 40 (13.03%) Maven
23 40 (13.03%) .NET
24 39 (12.70%) Spring
25 37 (12.05%) CSS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (7.82%) Tomcat
2 15 (4.89%) Drupal
3 7 (2.28%) Apache
4 4 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.30%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.65%) Alfresco
5 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.65%) Documentum
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.61%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.61%) Fireworks
3 6 (1.95%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.30%) MS Office
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.82%) TCP/IP
2 23 (7.49%) Internet
3 9 (2.93%) IPv4
3 9 (2.93%) IPv6
4 6 (1.95%) Ethernet
4 6 (1.95%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (1.95%) Wireless
5 5 (1.63%) MPLS
5 5 (1.63%) Firewall
6 4 (1.30%) SMS
7 3 (0.98%) 3GPP
7 3 (0.98%) WLAN
7 3 (0.98%) WAN
7 3 (0.98%) OSPF
7 3 (0.98%) BGP
7 3 (0.98%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.98%) Junos
7 3 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.65%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (24.76%) Relational Database
2 61 (19.87%) RDBMS
3 43 (14.01%) Informix
4 25 (8.14%) SQL Server
5 19 (6.19%) MySQL
6 16 (5.21%) Hadoop
7 15 (4.89%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.58%) Crystal Reports
10 9 (2.93%) Big Data
10 9 (2.93%) QlikView
10 9 (2.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.63%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
15 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 40 (13.03%) Maven
2 36 (11.73%) Eclipse
3 32 (10.42%) Subversion
4 20 (6.51%) Mercurial
5 17 (5.54%) Selenium
5 17 (5.54%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.26%) JUnit
7 5 (1.63%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.30%) NetBeans
9 3 (0.98%) JMeter
9 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.33%) LoadUI
10 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (25.08%) Finance
2 45 (14.66%) Banking
3 16 (5.21%) Marketing
4 15 (4.89%) Retail
5 12 (3.91%) Games
6 8 (2.61%) Advertising
7 6 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.95%) Billing
8 4 (1.30%) Back Office
8 4 (1.30%) Publishing
9 3 (0.98%) Electronics
10 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 159 (51.79%) Developer
2 62 (20.20%) Java Developer
3 42 (13.68%) Programmer
4 39 (12.70%) Software Engineer
5 35 (11.40%) Graduate
6 30 (9.77%) Senior Developer
7 27 (8.79%) Architect
7 27 (8.79%) Java Software Engineer
8 25 (8.14%) Web Developer
9 24 (7.82%) Analyst
9 24 (7.82%) Graduate Developer
10 22 (7.17%) Software Developer
10 22 (7.17%) Junior
11 20 (6.51%) C Programmer
12 19 (6.19%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (5.86%) C Developer
14 17 (5.54%) Junior Developer
15 16 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
16 15 (4.89%) C++ Developer
16 15 (4.89%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (32.25%) HTML
2 40 (13.03%) .NET
3 39 (12.70%) Spring
4 37 (12.05%) CSS
4 37 (12.05%) Web Services
5 35 (11.40%) XML
6 31 (10.10%) JSP
7 28 (9.12%) Struts
8 27 (8.79%) Hibernate
9 23 (7.49%) HTML5
10 21 (6.84%) J2EE
11 19 (6.19%) jQuery
12 16 (5.21%) Swing
13 15 (4.89%) Middleware
14 12 (3.91%) Spring MVC
15 11 (3.58%) .NET Framework
16 9 (2.93%) Velocity
16 9 (2.93%) AngularJS
17 8 (2.61%) CSS3
17 8 (2.61%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 85 (27.69%) Mathematics
2 42 (13.68%) Physics
3 18 (5.86%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.58%) Open Source
4 11 (3.58%) Kindle
5 10 (3.26%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.93%) Visualisation
7 8 (2.61%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (2.61%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.28%) Social Media
9 6 (1.95%) Informatics
10 5 (1.63%) Robotics
10 5 (1.63%) Statistics
10 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.98%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.33%) FMCG
13 1 (0.33%) Handset
13 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 120 (39.09%) Linux
2 117 (38.11%) UNIX
3 44 (14.33%) AIX
4 35 (11.40%) HPUX
5 22 (7.17%) Windows
6 10 (3.26%) Android
7 8 (2.61%) FreeBSD
7 8 (2.61%) Debian
7 8 (2.61%) OpenBSD
7 8 (2.61%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (31.27%) Software Engineering
2 76 (24.76%) OO
3 46 (14.98%) Multithreading
4 42 (13.68%) Scrum
5 34 (11.07%) TDD
6 32 (10.42%) MVC
7 26 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (8.14%) Analytics
9 18 (5.86%) Change Management
9 18 (5.86%) TOGAF
10 16 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 16 (5.21%) SOA
11 15 (4.89%) UML
11 15 (4.89%) Project Planning
12 14 (4.56%) CRM
13 13 (4.23%) E-Commerce
13 13 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (4.23%) Project Management
14 12 (3.91%) Web Development
15 11 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 129 (42.02%) Java
2 89 (28.99%) Python
3 71 (23.13%) SQL
4 68 (22.15%) C++
5 65 (21.17%) C
6 60 (19.54%) JavaScript
7 59 (19.22%) C#
8 45 (14.66%) Perl
9 44 (14.33%) PHP
10 34 (11.07%) Shell Script
11 13 (4.23%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.93%) VB
13 8 (2.61%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.63%) VB.NET
14 5 (1.63%) Tcl
15 4 (1.30%) VB6
16 3 (0.98%) VBScript
17 2 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 262 (85.34%) Degree
2 9 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.28%) CCNP
4 6 (1.95%) CCNA
4 6 (1.95%) MBA
5 4 (1.30%) PhD
5 4 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.98%) CCIE
6 3 (0.98%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.65%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.65%) PMP
7 2 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.65%) MCP
7 2 (0.65%) MCTS
8 1 (0.33%) MCITP
8 1 (0.33%) EnCE
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.17%) QA
2 13 (4.23%) COBIT
3 11 (3.58%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.63%) SLA
5 3 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 11 (3.58%) KVM
2 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.65%) Terminal Server
3 2 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 101 (32.90%) Oracle
2 17 (5.54%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.89%) HP
4 13 (4.23%) Business Objects
5 12 (3.91%) Cisco
5 12 (3.91%) Google
6 9 (2.93%) Tableau
6 9 (2.93%) Actuate
7 8 (2.61%) Adobe
7 8 (2.61%) NetApp
8 5 (1.63%) Agilent
8 5 (1.63%) Juniper
9 4 (1.30%) JBoss
9 4 (1.30%) IBM
10 3 (0.98%) Epicor
10 3 (0.98%) hybris
10 3 (0.98%) Foundry
10 3 (0.98%) Aruba
10 3 (0.98%) Sage
10 3 (0.98%) McAfee
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £18,00 to £22,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Salary: benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: £30k++
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bens pens, share options
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + be-shares,health,pension+more
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arqiva
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
St Albans
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pitney Bowes Software Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pitney Bowes Software Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 26 days paid annual leave + Pvt Med
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension + health
Posted: 15 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago