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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 27 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 11.56% 4.35% 11.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.64% 20.00% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 22
Average salary £50,000 £20,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+143.90% -53.67%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
78 15 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 45.09% 21.74% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 73 12 81
Average salary £50,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £51,500
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 24 December 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in St Albans

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 43 (100.00%) Degree
2 39 (90.70%) Software Engineering
3 37 (86.05%) C#
3 37 (86.05%) OO
4 32 (74.42%) UNIX
4 32 (74.42%) Linux
5 31 (72.09%) C
5 31 (72.09%) C++
5 31 (72.09%) Java
5 31 (72.09%) Python
5 31 (72.09%) Multithreading
5 31 (72.09%) Algorithms
6 6 (13.95%) HTML
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) .NET
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
6 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.95%) CSS
6 6 (13.95%) Web Services
6 6 (13.95%) Windows
6 6 (13.95%) MVC
6 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) NUnit
6 6 (13.95%) Web Development
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (13.95%) Mingle
2 2 (4.65%) PowerPivot
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (13.95%) RavenDB
1 6 (13.95%) Neo4j
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
1 6 (13.95%) NUnit
1 6 (13.95%) TeamCity
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
1 6 (13.95%) MSTest
1 6 (13.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Software Developer
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 32 (74.42%) Software Engineer
3 30 (69.77%) Java Software Engineer
3 30 (69.77%) Java Software Developer
3 30 (69.77%) Java Developer
4 18 (41.86%) Senior Software Engineer
4 18 (41.86%) Senior Software Developer
4 18 (41.86%) Senior Developer
4 18 (41.86%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 18 (41.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 18 (41.86%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Programmer
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Software Developer
5 6 (13.95%) .NET Programmer
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Software Programmer
5 6 (13.95%) Graduate Programmer
5 6 (13.95%) Programmer
5 6 (13.95%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
1 6 (13.95%) CSS
1 6 (13.95%) Web Services
1 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
1 6 (13.95%) RESTful
1 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (13.95%) HTML5
1 6 (13.95%) CSS3
1 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 31 (72.09%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Robotics
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Physics
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (74.42%) Linux
1 32 (74.42%) UNIX
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) FreeBSD
3 1 (2.33%) Debian
3 1 (2.33%) OpenBSD
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (90.70%) Software Engineering
2 37 (86.05%) OO
3 31 (72.09%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.95%) BDD
4 6 (13.95%) CQRS
4 6 (13.95%) Web Development
4 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
4 6 (13.95%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) TDD
5 3 (6.98%) Logistics
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) CRM
7 1 (2.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (86.05%) C#
2 31 (72.09%) C++
2 31 (72.09%) Java
2 31 (72.09%) Python
2 31 (72.09%) C
3 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) KVM
1 1 (2.33%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) NetApp