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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 50 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 5 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.56% 6.75% 3.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.25% 20.75% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 1
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
69 53 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 35.38% 32.52% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 62 52 23
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in St Albans

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (88.89%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
3 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
5 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
5 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
5 4 (44.44%) Physics
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) NUnit
5 4 (44.44%) OOD
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Selenium
5 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
5 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 4 (44.44%) WebSockets
5 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) NUnit
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
1 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Web Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Graduate Software Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Graduate Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Graduate Web Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) Graduate
4 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
5 2 (22.22%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Product Manager
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
2 4 (44.44%) Silverlight
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) HTML5
2 4 (44.44%) CSS3
2 4 (44.44%) WebSockets
2 4 (44.44%) AngularJS
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (44.44%) SignalR
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
1 4 (44.44%) Physics
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Multithreading
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) OOD
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Low Latency
4 4 (44.44%) Coaching
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) PL/SQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Objective-C
3 3 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft