Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 18 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 33 33
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 159 361 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.02% 7.33% 6.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 8.12% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 132 351 338
Hertfordshire median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,736 4,448 4,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 86.42% 90.28% 90.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,108 3,676 3,360
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Computer Science in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Hertfordshire

Computer Science
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Science within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hatfield -15 29 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Watford -18 28 £28,500 -12.31%
St Albans +18 26 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Welwyn Garden City +2 23 £22,000 -20.00%
Stevenage -11 23 £50,000 +13.64% 3
Ware +1 7 £22,000 -
Hertford -2 7 £22,000 - 1
Cheshunt - 5 £25,000 -
Borehamwood -12 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Hemel Hempstead +18 2 £30,000 -15.49% 1
Letchworth -2 2 £47,750 -34.14%
Berkhamsted - 2 £30,000 - 2
Hitchin - 2 £42,500 -
Kings Langley - 2 £37,500 - 3
Bishop's Stortford -11 1 £65,000 +116.67%
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 92 (57.86%) Degree
2 72 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (35.85%) SQL
4 43 (27.04%) Mathematics
5 41 (25.79%) Computer Science Degree
6 40 (25.16%) .NET
7 37 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (21.38%) C#
9 32 (20.13%) JavaScript
9 32 (20.13%) User Experience
10 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
11 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
12 26 (16.35%) Java
13 24 (15.09%) HTML
13 24 (15.09%) CSS
13 24 (15.09%) TDD
13 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
14 23 (14.47%) Retail
14 23 (14.47%) Oracle
14 23 (14.47%) Analytics
15 22 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (13.84%) MVC
15 22 (13.84%) Web Design
16 21 (13.21%) ASP.NET
17 19 (11.95%) OO
18 18 (11.32%) Physics
18 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
19 16 (10.06%) T-SQL
19 16 (10.06%) Pharmaceutical
20 15 (9.43%) Scrum

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.92%) WebLogic
1 11 (6.92%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.77%) JBoss
3 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.89%) Marvel
5 2 (1.26%) Apache
5 2 (1.26%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.63%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (9.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.77%) Chatbot
3 2 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.26%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.29%) Office 365
4 5 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.26%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.63%) G Suite
6 1 (0.63%) GitHub
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) SMS
2 5 (3.14%) Internet
3 4 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.89%) Wireless
5 2 (1.26%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.63%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.40%) MySQL
3 5 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.14%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.26%) BigQuery
5 2 (1.26%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Power BI
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.52%) Gradle
3 3 (1.89%) Bower
3 3 (1.89%) Grunt
3 3 (1.89%) gulp
3 3 (1.89%) Selenium
4 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.63%) Cobertura
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.63%) PROIV
5 1 (0.63%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.63%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 23 (14.47%) Retail
2 16 (10.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 14 (8.81%) Marketing
4 10 (6.29%) Finance
5 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.26%) French Language
6 2 (1.26%) Publishing
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (35.85%) Developer
2 33 (20.75%) Analyst
3 23 (14.47%) Graduate
4 21 (13.21%) C# Developer
5 16 (10.06%) .NET Developer
6 15 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.18%) Architect
7 13 (8.18%) Software Developer
8 12 (7.55%) Data Analyst
8 12 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
8 12 (7.55%) Java Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Product Owner
9 11 (6.92%) Senior Product Owner
10 10 (6.29%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (6.29%) Software Engineer
11 9 (5.66%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (5.03%) Machine Learning Analyst
13 7 (4.40%) Graduate Analyst
13 7 (4.40%) Graduate Software Analyst
13 7 (4.40%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (25.16%) .NET
2 24 (15.09%) CSS
2 24 (15.09%) HTML
3 21 (13.21%) ASP.NET
4 13 (8.18%) CSS3
4 13 (8.18%) HTML5
5 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 12 (7.55%) JSON
6 11 (6.92%) XML
7 10 (6.29%) ODBC
7 10 (6.29%) Web Services
8 9 (5.66%) Spring
8 9 (5.66%) Velocity
9 8 (5.03%) AngularJS
10 7 (4.40%) React
10 7 (4.40%) REST
10 7 (4.40%) SOAP
11 6 (3.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (3.77%) Java EE
12 5 (3.14%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.27%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (20.13%) User Experience
3 15 (9.43%) Driving Licence
4 12 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (5.66%) Life Science
5 9 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.66%) Pharmacovigilance
5 9 (5.66%) Robotics
6 7 (4.40%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.77%) PKI
8 5 (3.14%) SCADA
9 4 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.89%) CMDB
10 3 (1.89%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.89%) Video Editing
11 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.63%) Acoustics
12 1 (0.63%) Fibre Optics
12 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.66%) Linux
1 9 (5.66%) Unix
2 7 (4.40%) Windows
3 3 (1.89%) Android
3 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.04%) Mathematics
3 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
3 24 (15.09%) TDD
4 23 (14.47%) Analytics
5 22 (13.84%) MVC
5 22 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (13.84%) Web Design
6 19 (11.95%) OO
7 18 (11.32%) Physics
8 15 (9.43%) Data Analysis
8 15 (9.43%) Scrum
9 13 (8.18%) Machine Learning
9 13 (8.18%) SDLC
10 11 (6.92%) BDD
10 11 (6.92%) Creative Thinking
10 11 (6.92%) Epics
10 11 (6.92%) Personalization
10 11 (6.92%) SEO
10 11 (6.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 57 (35.85%) SQL
2 34 (21.38%) C#
3 32 (20.13%) JavaScript
4 26 (16.35%) Java
5 16 (10.06%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.43%) Python
7 10 (6.29%) VBA
8 9 (5.66%) TypeScript
9 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.40%) Java 8
11 4 (2.52%) C++
11 4 (2.52%) Ruby
12 3 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.89%) C
12 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.26%) Delphi
13 2 (1.26%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.63%) Go
14 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (57.86%) Degree
2 41 (25.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (6.92%) HND
5 9 (5.66%) PhD
6 7 (4.40%) MCSD
6 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.40%) Postgraduate
7 5 (3.14%) CISSP
8 3 (1.89%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.26%) MPhil
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.92%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.52%) GDPR
3 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.26%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 4 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) CA Single Sign-On
1 5 (3.14%) Oracle Identity Management
1 5 (3.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 5 (3.14%) Tivoli
1 5 (3.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (2.52%) Puppet
3 3 (1.89%) Ansible
3 3 (1.89%) Grafana
3 3 (1.89%) Nmap
3 3 (1.89%) Prometheus
3 3 (1.89%) SCCM
3 3 (1.89%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) Mesos
4 1 (0.63%) Nessus
4 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.63%) Rancher
4 1 (0.63%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 29 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 23 (14.47%) Oracle
3 7 (4.40%) IBM
4 5 (3.14%) Adobe
4 5 (3.14%) CA
4 5 (3.14%) Cisco
4 5 (3.14%) Novell
4 5 (3.14%) Ping Identity
4 5 (3.14%) Sun
5 4 (2.52%) BT
5 4 (2.52%) Google
5 4 (2.52%) VMware
6 3 (1.89%) Aruba
6 3 (1.89%) Siemens
6 3 (1.89%) Talend
7 2 (1.26%) Juniper
7 2 (1.26%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.26%) XMPie
8 1 (0.63%) NGA Human Resources
8 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds