The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 39 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 9 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 5.49% 7.03% 6.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.85% 25.00% 17.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 16
Average salary £40,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 - £28,667
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 - £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.29% +10.00%
Computer Science
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Miscellaneous Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
65 36 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 39.63% 28.13% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 63 25 76
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Computer Science
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the St Albans region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in St Albans

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in St Albans

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 28 (100.00%) Degree
2 21 (75.00%) C#
2 21 (75.00%) OO
2 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (57.14%) C
3 16 (57.14%) C++
3 16 (57.14%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) UNIX
3 16 (57.14%) Linux
3 16 (57.14%) Python
3 16 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 16 (57.14%) Algorithms
4 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) HTML
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
5 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
5 5 (17.86%) CSS
5 5 (17.86%) Web Services
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 5 (17.86%) MVC
5 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 5 (17.86%) NUnit
5 5 (17.86%) Web Development
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Mingle
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (17.86%) RavenDB
1 5 (17.86%) Neo4j
2 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
1 5 (17.86%) NUnit
1 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
1 5 (17.86%) MSTest
1 5 (17.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Games
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Software Developer
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Software Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Software Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Java Software Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Software Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 11 (39.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Graduate
5 5 (17.86%) Junior
5 5 (17.86%) Programmer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior Software Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Junior Programmer
5 5 (17.86%) .NET Programmer
5 5 (17.86%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
2 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
2 5 (17.86%) RESTful
2 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (17.86%) HTML5
2 5 (17.86%) CSS3
2 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (3.57%) Robotics
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) UNIX
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) OO
1 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) Web Development
4 5 (17.86%) MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) BDD
4 5 (17.86%) CQRS
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Logistics
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Kanban
8 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 16 (57.14%) C++
2 16 (57.14%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Python
2 16 (57.14%) C
3 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft