Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 35 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 330 266 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 7.23% 6.03% 6.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.91% 15.93% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 334 316 291
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,001 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +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 1,951 1,670 1,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 42.77% 37.84% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,625 1,359 1,570
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,250
East of England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% +1.12% +4.71%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 76 £60,000 +26.32% 12
Borehamwood 0 48 £42,500 +13.33%
Watford -4 48 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Bishop's Stortford +6 38 £30,000 -45.45% 3
St Albans +9 27 £56,250 +7.14% 3
Welwyn Garden City -16 23 £22,000 -32.31% 4
Stevenage +20 21 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Hemel Hempstead -4 21 £36,250 -22.87% 2
Hertford -9 12 £22,000 -32.31%
Rickmansworth - 8 £52,500 - 1
Letchworth +2 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Ware -1 6 £22,000 -
Hoddesdon - 5 £30,000 -
Hitchin - 1 £37,500 -
Broxbourne - 1 £25,000 - 1
Tring - 1 £27,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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.

1 269 (81.52%) Degree
2 171 (51.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 160 (48.48%) Software Engineering
4 111 (33.64%) HTML
5 101 (30.61%) JavaScript
5 101 (30.61%) SQL
6 100 (30.30%) Mathematics
7 90 (27.27%) Java
8 80 (24.24%) .NET
8 80 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (23.33%) C#
10 74 (22.42%) CSS
11 65 (19.70%) MVC
12 64 (19.39%) Python
12 64 (19.39%) Physics
13 60 (18.18%) Windows
13 60 (18.18%) Linux
14 59 (17.88%) ASP.NET
15 57 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
16 55 (16.67%) jQuery
17 54 (16.36%) C++
18 51 (15.45%) OO
19 48 (14.55%) NoSQL
20 47 (14.24%) SDLC
21 46 (13.94%) Oracle
22 45 (13.64%) Telecoms
23 44 (13.33%) Web Services
23 44 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
24 43 (13.03%) SQL Server
25 41 (12.42%) LabVIEW

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 (8.18%) OpenStack
2 16 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (4.24%) CMS
4 14 (4.24%) Umbraco
5 13 (3.94%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 6 (1.82%) JBoss
8 5 (1.52%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.21%) Apache
10 3 (0.91%) Confluence
11 2 (0.61%) IIS
11 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.30%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (17.27%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.76%) Office 365
4 15 (4.55%) SaaS
5 10 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 10 (3.03%) Google App Engine
5 10 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.03%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.30%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.88%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.94%) NAS
3 12 (3.64%) DNS
4 10 (3.03%) DHCP
5 7 (2.12%) Firewall
6 6 (1.82%) Network Security
7 5 (1.52%) Hyperconnected
7 5 (1.52%) Internet
7 5 (1.52%) Wireless
8 4 (1.21%) 5G
8 4 (1.21%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.21%) LTE
9 3 (0.91%) MPLS
10 2 (0.61%) 802.11
10 2 (0.61%) RTCP
10 2 (0.61%) RTP
10 2 (0.61%) SAN
10 2 (0.61%) SMTP
10 2 (0.61%) SNMP
10 2 (0.61%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.55%) NoSQL
2 43 (13.03%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.97%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.85%) MySQL
5 14 (4.24%) Redis
6 10 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.42%) Big Data
8 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.82%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.61%) MS Access
9 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.61%) Power BI
9 2 (0.61%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (12.42%) LabVIEW
2 37 (11.21%) NUnit
2 37 (11.21%) Selenium
3 35 (10.61%) Git (software)
4 22 (6.67%) Moq
5 20 (6.06%) MSTest
5 20 (6.06%) Subversion
6 15 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 15 (4.55%) Grunt
6 15 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 15 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (3.03%) JUnit
8 9 (2.73%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
10 7 (2.12%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.82%) Gradle
12 5 (1.52%) Rhino Mocks
13 4 (1.21%) Maven
14 2 (0.61%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 17 (5.15%) Finance
3 15 (4.55%) Advertising
4 13 (3.94%) Games
5 11 (3.33%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.12%) Marketing
7 6 (1.82%) Electronics
7 6 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.82%) Retail
8 4 (1.21%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.91%) Automotive
9 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.91%) French Language
9 3 (0.91%) German Language
9 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (53.03%) Developer
2 80 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 55 (16.67%) Graduate
4 46 (13.94%) .NET Developer
5 38 (11.52%) Graduate Developer
6 34 (10.30%) Junior
7 32 (9.70%) Software Engineer
8 31 (9.39%) Graduate Java Developer
9 30 (9.09%) Senior Developer
10 25 (7.58%) Analyst
11 23 (6.97%) Junior Developer
12 22 (6.67%) Software Developer
13 19 (5.76%) C++ Developer
13 19 (5.76%) C++ Software Developer
14 18 (5.45%) C# Developer
14 18 (5.45%) Junior Java Developer
15 16 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (4.55%) Architect
16 15 (4.55%) Lead Developer
16 15 (4.55%) MATLAB Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (33.64%) HTML
2 80 (24.24%) .NET
3 74 (22.42%) CSS
4 59 (17.88%) ASP.NET
5 55 (16.67%) jQuery
6 44 (13.33%) Web Services
7 35 (10.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 35 (10.61%) HTML5
8 33 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (8.48%) AngularJS
10 27 (8.18%) REST
11 24 (7.27%) XML
12 23 (6.97%) CSS3
13 21 (6.36%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (5.45%) SOAP
15 16 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (4.24%) SignalR
17 13 (3.94%) Sass
17 13 (3.94%) Swing
18 10 (3.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.30%) Mobile App
3 28 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (5.76%) Algorithms
5 18 (5.45%) Acoustics
5 18 (5.45%) User Experience
6 11 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.03%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.73%) Robotics
9 8 (2.42%) Life Science
9 8 (2.42%) Video\Live Streaming
10 6 (1.82%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.82%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.82%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.21%) Fintech
12 3 (0.91%) SCADA
13 2 (0.61%) PMI
13 2 (0.61%) Replication
14 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.30%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.18%) Linux
1 60 (18.18%) Windows
2 26 (7.88%) Unix
3 20 (6.06%) CoreOS
3 20 (6.06%) Debian
3 20 (6.06%) Ubuntu
4 12 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.03%) AIX
6 4 (1.21%) Android
6 4 (1.21%) VxWorks
6 4 (1.21%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.61%) Solaris
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (48.48%) Software Engineering
2 100 (30.30%) Mathematics
3 80 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (19.70%) MVC
5 64 (19.39%) Physics
6 51 (15.45%) OO
7 47 (14.24%) SDLC
8 35 (10.61%) Signal Processing
8 35 (10.61%) Web Development
9 31 (9.39%) Open Source
10 30 (9.09%) Scrum
11 29 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.58%) DevOps
13 24 (7.27%) Test Automation
14 23 (6.97%) Data Analysis
15 22 (6.67%) Configuration Management
15 22 (6.67%) Data Acquisition
16 21 (6.36%) Machine Learning
16 21 (6.36%) Multithreading
17 20 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 101 (30.61%) JavaScript
1 101 (30.61%) SQL
2 90 (27.27%) Java
3 77 (23.33%) C#
4 64 (19.39%) Python
5 54 (16.36%) C++
6 21 (6.36%) MATLAB
7 20 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 19 (5.76%) C
9 14 (4.24%) Perl
10 10 (3.03%) TypeScript
11 9 (2.73%) PHP
12 3 (0.91%) Ada
12 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.91%) Groovy
12 3 (0.91%) Ruby
12 3 (0.91%) Scala
12 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 269 (81.52%) Degree
2 171 (51.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (8.48%) PhD
4 7 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.82%) CISSP
5 6 (1.82%) MCSE
5 6 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.91%) HND
6 3 (0.91%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.61%) PMP
7 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.30%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) MBA
8 1 (0.30%) MCP
8 1 (0.30%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.64%) QA
1 12 (3.64%) SLA
2 2 (0.61%) MISRA
2 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (8.79%) Docker
2 21 (6.36%) Ceph
3 12 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.82%) XenApp
7 3 (0.91%) Firmware
8 2 (0.61%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 30 (9.09%) Puppet
2 24 (7.27%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.52%) Ansible
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (13.94%) Oracle
2 39 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.55%) Xamarin
4 14 (4.24%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (4.24%) Sitecore
5 13 (3.94%) IBM
6 12 (3.64%) VMware
7 10 (3.03%) Google
7 10 (3.03%) NetApp
8 9 (2.73%) Citrix
8 9 (2.73%) Sybase
9 2 (0.61%) Cognos
9 2 (0.61%) HP
9 2 (0.61%) Intel
9 2 (0.61%) SAP
9 2 (0.61%) Sun
10 1 (0.30%) AVG
10 1 (0.30%) Demandware
10 1 (0.30%) Kaseya