Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 330 264 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.44% 5.88% 6.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.56% 14.92% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 335 291 307
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,001 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 1879 1769 2116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 42.36% 39.43% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1430 1685
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,100
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 74 £60,000 +20.00% 11
Borehamwood -4 49 £40,000 +6.67%
Watford -7 44 £32,500 -13.33%
Bishop's Stortford +6 38 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Hemel Hempstead +16 24 £37,500 -20.21%
Stevenage +15 22 £40,000 -15.79% 2
St Albans +6 21 £62,500 +31.58%
Welwyn Garden City -10 18 £22,000 -32.31% 2
Hertford -8 14 £22,000 -32.31%
Rickmansworth - 8 £52,500 -
Letchworth 0 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Ware -1 6 £22,000 -
Hoddesdon - 6 £30,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £37,500 -
Broxbourne - 1 £25,000 -
Tring - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 265 (80.30%) Degree
2 167 (50.61%) Software Engineering
2 167 (50.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 119 (36.06%) HTML
4 107 (32.42%) JavaScript
5 94 (28.48%) Mathematics
6 88 (26.67%) Java
6 88 (26.67%) SQL
7 82 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (24.24%) C#
9 79 (23.94%) .NET
9 79 (23.94%) CSS
10 67 (20.30%) Windows
11 65 (19.70%) MVC
11 65 (19.70%) Physics
12 64 (19.39%) ASP.NET
13 63 (19.09%) jQuery
14 61 (18.48%) C++
15 58 (17.58%) Python
16 57 (17.27%) OO
16 57 (17.27%) Telecoms
17 51 (15.45%) Linux
18 49 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
18 49 (14.85%) SDLC
19 47 (14.24%) LabVIEW
20 45 (13.64%) NoSQL
21 44 (13.33%) Signal Processing
22 42 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
23 40 (12.12%) Web Development
24 39 (11.82%) NUnit

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 18 (5.45%) OpenStack
2 16 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (4.24%) CMS
4 14 (4.24%) Umbraco
5 11 (3.33%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (2.12%) Apache
8 5 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.21%) Confluence
9 4 (1.21%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.61%) IIS
10 2 (0.61%) JBoss
10 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.61%) Simulink
4 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (14.85%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.67%) Office 365
3 21 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.64%) SaaS
5 9 (2.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (2.12%) Google App Engine
6 7 (2.12%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.61%) GitHub
8 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.73%) NAS
3 6 (1.82%) Firewall
3 6 (1.82%) Hyperconnected
3 6 (1.82%) Internet
3 6 (1.82%) Network Security
4 5 (1.52%) DNS
5 4 (1.21%) DHCP
6 3 (0.91%) MPLS
6 3 (0.91%) Skype
7 2 (0.61%) 4G
7 2 (0.61%) 5G
7 2 (0.61%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.61%) LTE
7 2 (0.61%) SAN
7 2 (0.61%) SMTP
7 2 (0.61%) VPN
7 2 (0.61%) Wireless
8 1 (0.30%) Intranet
8 1 (0.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 31 (9.39%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 14 (4.24%) MySQL
4 14 (4.24%) Redis
5 7 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.91%) Big Data
7 2 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.30%) MS Access
8 1 (0.30%) Power BI
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (14.24%) LabVIEW
2 39 (11.82%) NUnit
3 33 (10.00%) Selenium
4 30 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 24 (7.27%) Moq
6 21 (6.36%) MSTest
7 16 (4.85%) Subversion
8 15 (4.55%) Grunt
8 15 (4.55%) Jasmine
8 15 (4.55%) Visual Studio
8 15 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 13 (3.94%) Eclipse
10 11 (3.33%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (2.12%) SpecFlow
13 6 (1.82%) Gradle
13 6 (1.82%) JUnit
13 6 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (1.21%) Maven
15 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (17.27%) Telecoms
2 21 (6.36%) Aerospace
3 20 (6.06%) Advertising
3 20 (6.06%) Finance
4 16 (4.85%) Games
5 12 (3.64%) Retail
6 7 (2.12%) Automotive
7 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.82%) Marketing
7 6 (1.82%) Multimedia
8 5 (1.52%) Electronics
9 4 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.91%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) French Language
12 1 (0.30%) Legal
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 182 (55.15%) Developer
2 77 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 54 (16.36%) Graduate
4 44 (13.33%) .NET Developer
5 37 (11.21%) Junior
6 36 (10.91%) Graduate Developer
7 35 (10.61%) Software Engineer
8 30 (9.09%) Graduate Java Developer
9 27 (8.18%) Junior Developer
9 27 (8.18%) Senior Developer
10 24 (7.27%) Software Developer
11 22 (6.67%) Analyst
12 21 (6.36%) C++ Developer
12 21 (6.36%) C++ Software Developer
13 19 (5.76%) Junior Java Developer
14 17 (5.15%) C# Developer
15 15 (4.55%) MATLAB Engineer
15 15 (4.55%) Process Engineer
16 14 (4.24%) Architect
17 13 (3.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (36.06%) HTML
2 79 (23.94%) .NET
2 79 (23.94%) CSS
3 64 (19.39%) ASP.NET
4 63 (19.09%) jQuery
5 38 (11.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (10.91%) AngularJS
7 35 (10.61%) HTML5
8 34 (10.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (10.00%) Web Services
10 29 (8.79%) XML
11 26 (7.88%) REST
12 21 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (5.45%) CSS3
13 18 (5.45%) SOAP
14 16 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (4.24%) SignalR
16 13 (3.94%) .NET Framework
16 13 (3.94%) Sass
16 13 (3.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 29 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (7.58%) Algorithms
5 20 (6.06%) Acoustics
6 17 (5.15%) User Experience
7 14 (4.24%) Video\Live Streaming
8 11 (3.33%) Robotics
9 8 (2.42%) Life Science
9 8 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.42%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.21%) Fintech
12 3 (0.91%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.91%) SCADA
13 2 (0.61%) Fat Client
13 2 (0.61%) PMI
13 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.61%) Replication
13 2 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (20.30%) Windows
2 51 (15.45%) Linux
3 19 (5.76%) Unix
4 15 (4.55%) CoreOS
4 15 (4.55%) Debian
4 15 (4.55%) Ubuntu
5 13 (3.94%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.42%) AIX
7 4 (1.21%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.91%) Android
8 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.61%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (50.61%) Software Engineering
2 94 (28.48%) Mathematics
3 82 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (19.70%) MVC
4 65 (19.70%) Physics
5 57 (17.27%) OO
6 49 (14.85%) SDLC
7 44 (13.33%) Signal Processing
8 40 (12.12%) Web Development
9 35 (10.61%) Scrum
10 30 (9.09%) Data Analysis
11 27 (8.18%) Data Acquisition
11 27 (8.18%) OOD
12 26 (7.88%) Open Source
13 25 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (6.97%) Multithreading
15 22 (6.67%) DevOps
16 19 (5.76%) Machine Learning
16 19 (5.76%) Test Automation
17 18 (5.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (32.42%) JavaScript
2 88 (26.67%) Java
2 88 (26.67%) SQL
3 80 (24.24%) C#
4 61 (18.48%) C++
5 58 (17.58%) Python
6 24 (7.27%) C
7 22 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.76%) MATLAB
9 14 (4.24%) PHP
10 13 (3.94%) TypeScript
11 12 (3.64%) Perl
12 7 (2.12%) Ada
13 4 (1.21%) Groovy
13 4 (1.21%) Scala
14 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.91%) Embedded C
14 3 (0.91%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.91%) Ruby
14 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 265 (80.30%) Degree
2 167 (50.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (9.09%) PhD
4 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.82%) CISSP
6 6 (1.82%) MCSA
7 5 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.52%) HND
7 5 (1.52%) MCSE
7 5 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.61%) PMP
9 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.30%) CCNA
10 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.30%) MBA
10 1 (0.30%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.94%) SLA
2 11 (3.33%) QA
3 6 (1.82%) MISRA
4 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (6.97%) Docker
2 16 (4.85%) Ceph
3 8 (2.42%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.21%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.61%) XenApp
8 1 (0.30%) Firmware
8 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (8.18%) Puppet
2 18 (5.45%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.21%) Ansible
4 2 (0.61%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (11.82%) Microsoft
1 39 (11.82%) Oracle
2 15 (4.55%) Xamarin
3 12 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (3.64%) Sitecore
3 12 (3.64%) VMware
4 11 (3.33%) IBM
5 10 (3.03%) Citrix
6 9 (2.73%) Google
6 9 (2.73%) Sybase
7 8 (2.42%) NetApp
8 3 (0.91%) Demandware
9 2 (0.61%) HP
9 2 (0.61%) Intel
10 1 (0.30%) AVG
10 1 (0.30%) Cognos
10 1 (0.30%) Kaseya
10 1 (0.30%) SAP