Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 34 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 360 296 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.31% 6.68% 6.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.61% 17.54% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 348 336 289
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £68,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -5.33%

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 2,168 1,688 2,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 44.02% 38.10% 43.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,715 1,378 1,698
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,600 £26,175
90th Percentile £72,300 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.36% -1.11% +5.88%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -4 96 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Watford +21 58 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 49 £27,500 -15.38% 2
St Albans +30 42 £60,000 +11.63% 1
Stevenage +35 36 £44,000 +10.00% 11
Bishop's Stortford +10 32 £30,000 -45.45% 5
Borehamwood -4 32 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hertford -6 6 £22,000 -32.31%
Rickmansworth - 5 £53,000 - 2
Ware +2 4 £22,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -33 4 £35,500 -16.47%
Hoddesdon +7 3 £30,000 -
Letchworth +5 1 £72,500 +61.11% 3
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 300 (83.33%) Degree
2 224 (62.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 122 (33.89%) SQL
4 110 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (28.89%) Mathematics
5 104 (28.89%) Software Engineering
6 98 (27.22%) Java
7 96 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 93 (25.83%) .NET
9 92 (25.56%) JavaScript
10 91 (25.28%) Problem-Solving
11 87 (24.17%) HTML
12 86 (23.89%) C#
13 75 (20.83%) OO
14 73 (20.28%) Linux
15 71 (19.72%) CSS
16 65 (18.06%) Oracle
17 64 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
18 61 (16.94%) MVC
19 60 (16.67%) Microsoft
20 59 (16.39%) SQL Server
20 59 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
21 58 (16.11%) Python
22 57 (15.83%) ASP.NET
23 56 (15.56%) Mobile App
24 54 (15.00%) Git (software)
25 53 (14.72%) Physics
26 51 (14.17%) Test Automation
26 51 (14.17%) DevOps
27 49 (13.61%) HTML5

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 32 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 30 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 24 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 19 (5.28%) Oracle Service Bus
5 13 (3.61%) Tomcat
6 11 (3.06%) CMS
6 11 (3.06%) Umbraco
7 10 (2.78%) JBoss
7 10 (2.78%) Mule
7 10 (2.78%) Mule ESB
8 6 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.67%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.67%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.56%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.94%) Chatbot
2 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.28%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 96 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (7.22%) Office 365
4 21 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (3.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 9 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (2.50%) Boomi
6 9 (2.50%) Google App Engine
6 9 (2.50%) Google Compute Engine
7 8 (2.22%) SaaS
8 4 (1.11%) Trello
9 2 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 22 (6.11%) DNS
3 20 (5.56%) DHCP
4 16 (4.44%) Firewall
5 14 (3.89%) Network Security
6 11 (3.06%) NAS
7 8 (2.22%) HTTP
7 8 (2.22%) Kerberos
8 7 (1.94%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.94%) SMS
8 7 (1.94%) SNMP
9 6 (1.67%) Internet
9 6 (1.67%) Wireless
10 5 (1.39%) 5G
10 5 (1.39%) 802.11
10 5 (1.39%) HSPA
10 5 (1.39%) IPsec
10 5 (1.39%) LTE
10 5 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (1.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.83%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.39%) MongoDB
4 17 (4.72%) MySQL
5 15 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.06%) Redis
7 9 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (2.50%) Big Data
8 7 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.67%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.56%) Power BI
11 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.56%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 45 (12.50%) Selenium
3 32 (8.89%) LabVIEW
4 31 (8.61%) NUnit
5 28 (7.78%) Subversion
6 27 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 27 (7.50%) MSTest
7 24 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 23 (6.39%) Jasmine
9 17 (4.72%) Grunt
10 11 (3.06%) Eclipse
10 11 (3.06%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (2.50%) Gradle
12 7 (1.94%) JIRA
12 7 (1.94%) JUnit
12 7 (1.94%) Moq
13 6 (1.67%) Bower
13 6 (1.67%) gulp
13 6 (1.67%) SoapUI
14 5 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (7.22%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.39%) Advertising
3 16 (4.44%) Finance
4 13 (3.61%) Retail
5 10 (2.78%) Electronics
6 7 (1.94%) Legal
7 5 (1.39%) Marketing
8 4 (1.11%) French Language
9 3 (0.83%) Games
9 3 (0.83%) German Language
9 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 196 (54.44%) Developer
2 69 (19.17%) Java Developer
3 58 (16.11%) .NET Developer
4 45 (12.50%) Graduate
5 39 (10.83%) Senior Developer
6 38 (10.56%) C# Developer
7 36 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 35 (9.72%) Graduate Developer
9 30 (8.33%) Analyst
9 30 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 25 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
11 23 (6.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 23 (6.39%) Software Engineer
12 22 (6.11%) Junior
13 21 (5.83%) Graduate Java Developer
13 21 (5.83%) Lead Developer
14 20 (5.56%) Architect
15 19 (5.28%) Senior C# Developer
16 18 (5.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 16 (4.44%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (25.83%) .NET
2 87 (24.17%) HTML
3 71 (19.72%) CSS
4 57 (15.83%) ASP.NET
5 49 (13.61%) HTML5
5 49 (13.61%) Web Services
6 42 (11.67%) CSS3
7 39 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (10.56%) jQuery
9 32 (8.89%) AngularJS
9 32 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 29 (8.06%) Middleware
11 26 (7.22%) REST
12 24 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 21 (5.83%) SOAP
14 20 (5.56%) XML
15 19 (5.28%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (4.72%) JSON
17 16 (4.44%) Velocity
18 15 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (15.56%) Mobile App
3 41 (11.39%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (11.11%) User Experience
5 32 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (7.50%) Robotics
7 20 (5.56%) Algorithms
8 17 (4.72%) Acoustics
9 16 (4.44%) Private Cloud
10 14 (3.89%) Management Information System
11 13 (3.61%) Fat Client
11 13 (3.61%) Thin Client
12 10 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
13 8 (2.22%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.94%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (1.67%) Life Science
16 5 (1.39%) Fintech
17 3 (0.83%) Data Centre
18 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (20.28%) Linux
2 42 (11.67%) Windows
3 31 (8.61%) Unix
4 16 (4.44%) Android
4 16 (4.44%) CoreOS
4 16 (4.44%) Debian
4 16 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 13 (3.61%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.94%) AIX
7 5 (1.39%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.39%) Solaris
7 5 (1.39%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (28.89%) Mathematics
2 104 (28.89%) Software Engineering
3 91 (25.28%) Problem-Solving
4 75 (20.83%) OO
5 64 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 61 (16.94%) MVC
7 53 (14.72%) Physics
8 51 (14.17%) DevOps
8 51 (14.17%) Test Automation
9 45 (12.50%) Open Source
9 45 (12.50%) SDLC
10 42 (11.67%) ITIL
11 37 (10.28%) Web Development
12 33 (9.17%) SOA
13 31 (8.61%) Collaborative Working
14 28 (7.78%) Coaching
15 27 (7.50%) TDD
16 26 (7.22%) Machine Learning
17 24 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 122 (33.89%) SQL
2 98 (27.22%) Java
3 92 (25.56%) JavaScript
4 86 (23.89%) C#
5 58 (16.11%) Python
6 46 (12.78%) C++
7 28 (7.78%) PowerShell
8 25 (6.94%) MATLAB
9 19 (5.28%) C
10 13 (3.61%) Perl
11 7 (1.94%) Java 8
11 7 (1.94%) Ruby
11 7 (1.94%) Scala
11 7 (1.94%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.67%) R
13 5 (1.39%) Tcl
14 4 (1.11%) XPath
14 4 (1.11%) XQuery
15 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 300 (83.33%) Degree
2 224 (62.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (5.56%) PhD
4 15 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (3.61%) MCSE
6 8 (2.22%) HND
7 7 (1.94%) CISSP
7 7 (1.94%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.56%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.56%) CCIE
8 2 (0.56%) CCNP
8 2 (0.56%) CEH
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.56%) GSEC
8 2 (0.56%) JNCIE
8 2 (0.56%) JNCIP
8 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.56%) SSCP
8 2 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.33%) GCP
1 12 (3.33%) QA
2 11 (3.06%) GDPR
2 11 (3.06%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.22%) SLA
5 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.56%) GxP
6 1 (0.28%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.28%) MISRA
6 1 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (7.78%) Docker
2 16 (4.44%) Ceph
3 15 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 14 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (3.61%) XenApp
6 11 (3.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (10.00%) Puppet
2 21 (5.83%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.78%) Terraform
5 9 (2.50%) Ansible
6 4 (1.11%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 65 (18.06%) Oracle
2 60 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.67%) Xamarin
4 21 (5.83%) Google
4 21 (5.83%) IBM
5 19 (5.28%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (5.28%) Sitecore
6 16 (4.44%) VMware
7 13 (3.61%) Citrix
8 10 (2.78%) Talend
8 10 (2.78%) WSO2
9 9 (2.50%) Dell
9 9 (2.50%) MuleSoft
9 9 (2.50%) TIBCO
9 9 (2.50%) webMethods
10 8 (2.22%) SnapLogic
11 7 (1.94%) NetApp
11 7 (1.94%) Sybase
12 5 (1.39%) Sun
13 4 (1.11%) CA