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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 14 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 23 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 17.56% 1.87% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 37.10% 6.06% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
62 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 47.33% 30.84% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 41
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in St Albans

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 26 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 25 (92.59%) Degree
3 24 (88.89%) C#
4 21 (77.78%) Linux
4 21 (77.78%) OO
4 21 (77.78%) UNIX
5 20 (74.07%) Python
5 20 (74.07%) C++
5 20 (74.07%) Java
5 20 (74.07%) C
5 20 (74.07%) Multithreading
6 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (14.81%) Physics
6 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 4 (14.81%) NUnit
6 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
6 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 4 (14.81%) RESTful
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (14.81%) MSTest
6 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) MVC
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (14.81%) Mingle
2 2 (7.41%) PowerPivot
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (14.81%) RavenDB
1 4 (14.81%) Neo4j
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.81%) NUnit
1 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) MSTest
1 4 (14.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) Software Developer
3 19 (70.37%) Software Engineer
3 19 (70.37%) Java Developer
4 17 (62.96%) Java Software Engineer
5 16 (59.26%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (33.33%) Senior Developer
7 7 (25.93%) Senior Software Developer
7 7 (25.93%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (25.93%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 7 (25.93%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 4 (14.81%) Junior Programmer
8 4 (14.81%) Software Programmer
8 4 (14.81%) Graduate Programmer
8 4 (14.81%) Junior Developer
8 4 (14.81%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Programmer
8 4 (14.81%) Programmer
8 4 (14.81%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
1 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
1 4 (14.81%) RESTful
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (14.81%) HTML5
1 4 (14.81%) CSS3
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
1 4 (14.81%) Physics
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Linux
1 21 (77.78%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
3 1 (3.70%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) OpenBSD
3 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Software Engineering
2 21 (77.78%) OO
3 20 (74.07%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.81%) BDD
4 4 (14.81%) CQRS
4 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) C#
2 20 (74.07%) C++
2 20 (74.07%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Python
2 20 (74.07%) C
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) NetApp
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