Period
to 25 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 28 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +17
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 358 357 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.81% 8.34% 6.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.52% 20.58% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 339 363 278
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £65,975
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61% +3.75%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,043 1,735 2,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 44.56% 40.53% 44.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,605 1,421 1,695
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +7.14%

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 25 June 2018.

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 25 June 2018. 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 -6 83 £60,000 +16.50% 7
Watford +18 53 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Stevenage +18 51 £47,500 +5.56% 11
St Albans +29 48 £57,500 +2.22%
Welwyn Garden City -14 48 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Borehamwood -1 35 £45,000 +12.50%
Bishop's Stortford +9 23 £30,000 -11.76% 6
Hemel Hempstead -25 5 £25,500 -40.00% 2
Potters Bar - 2 £65,000 -
Letchworth +9 1 £45,000 -
Hoddesdon +6 1 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, 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.

1 306 (85.47%) Degree
2 246 (68.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 125 (34.92%) SQL
4 112 (31.28%) Mathematics
5 107 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (27.37%) Java
7 94 (26.26%) .NET
8 91 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
9 88 (24.58%) C#
10 87 (24.30%) Problem-Solving
11 83 (23.18%) OO
12 78 (21.79%) JavaScript
13 68 (18.99%) Software Engineering
14 63 (17.60%) Linux
15 61 (17.04%) HTML
15 61 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (16.48%) SQL Server
16 59 (16.48%) Python
17 57 (15.92%) C++
17 57 (15.92%) CSS
17 57 (15.92%) Mobile App
18 56 (15.64%) Git (software)
18 56 (15.64%) Physics
18 56 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (14.25%) DevOps
20 47 (13.13%) Test Automation
21 46 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 46 (12.85%) Microsoft
22 44 (12.29%) ITIL
22 44 (12.29%) MVC

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 27 (7.54%) OpenStack
2 23 (6.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (4.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 15 (4.19%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.79%) Mule
4 10 (2.79%) Mule ESB
5 9 (2.51%) JBoss
6 8 (2.23%) CMS
6 8 (2.23%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.96%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.68%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.84%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (2.79%) Chatbot
2 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Magento
1 2 (0.56%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.28%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 91 (25.42%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.03%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (4.19%) Office 365
5 9 (2.51%) Boomi
6 7 (1.96%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.40%) Google App Engine
7 5 (1.40%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (1.12%) Trello
9 3 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.84%) SaaS
10 2 (0.56%) GitHub
10 2 (0.56%) Google Play
11 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.22%) Firewall
2 27 (7.54%) TCP/IP
3 24 (6.70%) DNS
4 21 (5.87%) DHCP
5 18 (5.03%) Network Security
6 10 (2.79%) SMS
7 9 (2.51%) Ethernet
7 9 (2.51%) SNMP
8 8 (2.23%) 802.11
8 8 (2.23%) HTTP
8 8 (2.23%) Kerberos
8 8 (2.23%) NAS
8 8 (2.23%) RTP
9 7 (1.96%) Wireless
10 6 (1.68%) BGP
10 6 (1.68%) MPLS
10 6 (1.68%) OSPF
11 5 (1.40%) Internet
11 5 (1.40%) IPv4
11 5 (1.40%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.06%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.47%) MySQL
4 12 (3.35%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.35%) Redis
5 10 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.23%) Big Data
6 8 (2.23%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.68%) Data Mining
9 5 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.12%) MS Access
11 3 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.84%) Power BI
11 3 (0.84%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 56 (15.64%) Git (software)
2 41 (11.45%) LabVIEW
3 34 (9.50%) Selenium
4 23 (6.42%) Subversion
5 20 (5.59%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.19%) JIRA
6 15 (4.19%) MSTest
6 15 (4.19%) NUnit
6 15 (4.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 14 (3.91%) Grunt
7 14 (3.91%) Jasmine
8 8 (2.23%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.23%) Redmine
9 7 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (1.68%) Bower
10 6 (1.68%) Gradle
10 6 (1.68%) JUnit
10 6 (1.68%) SoapUI
10 6 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.68%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (8.38%) Telecoms
2 19 (5.31%) Advertising
3 16 (4.47%) Finance
4 15 (4.19%) Retail
5 11 (3.07%) Legal
6 9 (2.51%) Electronics
7 3 (0.84%) Games
7 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.56%) Automotive
8 2 (0.56%) Billing
8 2 (0.56%) French Language
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 198 (55.31%) Developer
2 56 (15.64%) .NET Developer
3 52 (14.53%) Java Developer
4 51 (14.25%) Software Developer
5 47 (13.13%) C# Developer
6 42 (11.73%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (9.50%) Analyst
7 34 (9.50%) Senior Developer
8 30 (8.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 29 (8.10%) Graduate
10 27 (7.54%) Software Engineer
11 24 (6.70%) C# Software Developer
12 23 (6.42%) Team Leader
13 20 (5.59%) .NET Software Developer
13 20 (5.59%) Architect
13 20 (5.59%) Graduate Developer
13 20 (5.59%) Junior
13 20 (5.59%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (4.47%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 16 (4.47%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (26.26%) .NET
2 61 (17.04%) HTML
3 57 (15.92%) CSS
4 44 (12.29%) HTML5
5 42 (11.73%) ASP.NET
6 38 (10.61%) CSS3
7 37 (10.34%) Web Services
8 29 (8.10%) AngularJS
9 28 (7.82%) Middleware
9 28 (7.82%) Velocity
10 26 (7.26%) XML
11 24 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (6.15%) JSON
13 21 (5.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (5.87%) Node.js
14 19 (5.31%) SOAP
15 17 (4.75%) REST
15 17 (4.75%) Spring
16 16 (4.47%) jQuery
17 15 (4.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.92%) Mobile App
2 56 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (12.29%) Self-Motivation
4 37 (10.34%) User Experience
5 30 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (8.38%) Robotics
6 23 (6.42%) Acoustics
7 21 (5.87%) Private Cloud
8 18 (5.03%) Security Operations Centre
9 17 (4.75%) Algorithms
10 12 (3.35%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (3.35%) Fat Client
10 12 (3.35%) Thin Client
11 9 (2.51%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.51%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.40%) Video\Live Streaming
13 4 (1.12%) MPEG
14 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.84%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.60%) Linux
2 33 (9.22%) Unix
3 30 (8.38%) Windows
4 21 (5.87%) Android
5 12 (3.35%) CoreOS
5 12 (3.35%) Debian
5 12 (3.35%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.51%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.96%) AIX
7 7 (1.96%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.40%) Solaris
8 5 (1.40%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.28%) Mathematics
2 107 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (24.30%) Problem-Solving
4 83 (23.18%) OO
5 68 (18.99%) Software Engineering
6 61 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (15.64%) Physics
8 51 (14.25%) DevOps
9 47 (13.13%) Test Automation
10 44 (12.29%) ITIL
10 44 (12.29%) MVC
11 39 (10.89%) SDLC
12 38 (10.61%) Open Source
12 38 (10.61%) Web Development
13 36 (10.06%) TDD
14 35 (9.78%) Information Security
14 35 (9.78%) SIEM
15 29 (8.10%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (7.82%) Coaching
17 27 (7.54%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 125 (34.92%) SQL
2 98 (27.37%) Java
3 88 (24.58%) C#
4 78 (21.79%) JavaScript
5 59 (16.48%) Python
6 57 (15.92%) C++
7 27 (7.54%) PowerShell
8 26 (7.26%) C
9 23 (6.42%) MATLAB
10 11 (3.07%) Ruby
11 10 (2.79%) Java 8
12 8 (2.23%) Scala
12 8 (2.23%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.96%) R
13 7 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.68%) Perl
15 5 (1.40%) Tcl
16 4 (1.12%) VBA
16 4 (1.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 306 (85.47%) Degree
2 246 (68.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (6.15%) PhD
4 14 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.35%) MCSE
6 10 (2.79%) CEH
6 10 (2.79%) CISSP
6 10 (2.79%) GSEC
6 10 (2.79%) HND
6 10 (2.79%) SSCP
7 6 (1.68%) CCIE
7 6 (1.68%) CCNP
7 6 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.12%) JNCIE
9 4 (1.12%) JNCIP
10 3 (0.84%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.56%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.59%) GDPR
2 18 (5.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.03%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.63%) GCP
4 12 (3.35%) QA
5 3 (0.84%) PMO
6 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.56%) GxP
7 1 (0.28%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.28%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.28%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.28%) MISRA
System Software
1 21 (5.87%) Docker
2 16 (4.47%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.91%) Ceph
3 14 (3.91%) Firmware
4 12 (3.35%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (8.66%) Puppet
2 20 (5.59%) Kubernetes
3 13 (3.63%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (3.07%) Ansible
5 10 (2.79%) Terraform
6 4 (1.12%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (12.85%) Microsoft
2 43 (12.01%) Oracle
3 21 (5.87%) Google
4 20 (5.59%) IBM
5 16 (4.47%) VMware
6 15 (4.19%) Xamarin
7 12 (3.35%) Citrix
8 11 (3.07%) Talend
9 10 (2.79%) ArcSight
9 10 (2.79%) LogRhythm
9 10 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.79%) Splunk
9 10 (2.79%) WSO2
10 9 (2.51%) Dell
10 9 (2.51%) MuleSoft
10 9 (2.51%) Sitecore
10 9 (2.51%) TIBCO
10 9 (2.51%) webMethods
11 8 (2.23%) SnapLogic
12 7 (1.96%) NetApp