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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 44 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 4 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.68% 12.84% 3.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 31.15% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 0
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
52 61 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 34.90% 41.22% 40.58%
Number of salaries quoted 50 61 24
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) WebSockets
2 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (66.67%) SignalR
2 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (66.67%) Physics
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Ajax
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate Web Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Product Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) WebSockets
1 4 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 4 (66.67%) SignalR
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 4 (66.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) OOD
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft