Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 26 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 333 357 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.08% 8.65% 6.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.84% 20.23% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 319 355 247
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 1,978 1,765 1,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 48.00% 42.77% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,510 1,482 1,558
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,771 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,625
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Watford +15 57 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Hatfield -6 56 £65,000 +13.04% 12
St Albans +21 45 £60,000 +4.35% 5
Stevenage +12 43 £47,500 +11.76% 4
Borehamwood +1 43 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Welwyn Garden City -24 28 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Bishop's Stortford +2 26 £30,000 +15.38% 5
Hemel Hempstead -20 8 £25,500 -40.00% 1
Hoddesdon +6 4 £30,000 -
Letchworth +7 2 £45,000 +4.65%
Potters Bar - 2 £65,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £67,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 267 (80.18%) Degree
2 228 (68.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 140 (42.04%) SQL
4 109 (32.73%) Mathematics
5 103 (30.93%) C#
6 99 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (27.93%) .NET
8 86 (25.83%) Java
9 72 (21.62%) OO
9 72 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
10 69 (20.72%) JavaScript
11 67 (20.12%) Python
12 65 (19.52%) Physics
13 64 (19.22%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (17.42%) Git (software)
15 52 (15.62%) HTML
16 51 (15.32%) Software Engineering
17 50 (15.02%) DevOps
18 49 (14.71%) SQL Server
19 48 (14.41%) CSS
20 46 (13.81%) LabVIEW
21 45 (13.51%) C++
22 44 (13.21%) TDD
23 41 (12.31%) Velocity
24 40 (12.01%) Information Security
24 40 (12.01%) Mobile App
24 40 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
24 40 (12.01%) SIEM
25 39 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
25 39 (11.71%) SDLC

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 20 (6.01%) OpenStack
2 14 (4.20%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.00%) GlassFish
4 8 (2.40%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.20%) JBoss
7 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.70%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.90%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.30%) Aareon QL
Cloud Services
1 72 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (12.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.40%) Office 365
5 5 (1.50%) GitHub
6 3 (0.90%) Google Play
7 2 (0.60%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.60%) IaaS
7 2 (0.60%) PaaS
8 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.30%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.41%) Firewall
2 21 (6.31%) Network Security
3 19 (5.71%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.90%) Wireless
5 11 (3.30%) DNS
6 9 (2.70%) SMS
7 7 (2.10%) BGP
7 7 (2.10%) DHCP
7 7 (2.10%) Internet
7 7 (2.10%) MPLS
7 7 (2.10%) OSPF
7 7 (2.10%) WAN
7 7 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.50%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.50%) SNMP
8 5 (1.50%) VXLAN
9 3 (0.90%) 802.11
9 3 (0.90%) DVB
9 3 (0.90%) RTP
10 2 (0.60%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.21%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.80%) MS Access
3 16 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.90%) MySQL
5 12 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.00%) Redis
7 9 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.50%) Power BI
10 4 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 58 (17.42%) Git (software)
2 46 (13.81%) LabVIEW
3 25 (7.51%) Subversion
4 19 (5.71%) JIRA
5 18 (5.41%) Redmine
5 18 (5.41%) Selenium
6 8 (2.40%) MSTest
6 8 (2.40%) NUnit
6 8 (2.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (2.10%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.80%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (1.80%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.50%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.90%) Android Studio
11 3 (0.90%) Gradle
12 2 (0.60%) Bower
General
1 30 (9.01%) Telecoms
2 14 (4.20%) Finance
3 12 (3.60%) Advertising
4 11 (3.30%) Legal
4 11 (3.30%) Retail
5 7 (2.10%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.80%) Games
7 3 (0.90%) Electronics
7 3 (0.90%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 191 (57.36%) Developer
2 80 (24.02%) Software Developer
3 51 (15.32%) .NET Developer
4 49 (14.71%) C# Developer
5 44 (13.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 44 (13.21%) Java Developer
6 36 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
7 32 (9.61%) .NET Software Developer
7 32 (9.61%) Graduate
8 31 (9.31%) Analyst
9 30 (9.01%) Full Stack Developer
9 30 (9.01%) Software Engineer
10 22 (6.61%) Senior Developer
10 22 (6.61%) Team Leader
11 21 (6.31%) Graduate Developer
12 19 (5.71%) Lead Developer
13 18 (5.41%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 18 (5.41%) Junior
13 18 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
14 17 (5.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (27.93%) .NET
2 52 (15.62%) HTML
3 48 (14.41%) CSS
4 41 (12.31%) Velocity
5 36 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 29 (8.71%) Web Services
7 28 (8.41%) HTML5
8 23 (6.91%) CSS3
9 21 (6.31%) ASP.NET
10 20 (6.01%) Node.js
11 19 (5.71%) XML
12 17 (5.11%) .NET Framework
13 15 (4.50%) Spring
14 14 (4.20%) JSON
15 13 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (3.60%) ADO.NET
16 12 (3.60%) Entity Framework
16 12 (3.60%) Hibernate
17 11 (3.30%) Middleware
18 10 (3.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.01%) Mobile App
2 38 (11.41%) User Experience
3 32 (9.61%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (8.71%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (8.11%) Robotics
6 21 (6.31%) Security Operations Centre
7 18 (5.41%) Algorithms
7 18 (5.41%) Private Cloud
8 16 (4.80%) Acoustics
9 13 (3.90%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (3.30%) Video\Live Streaming
11 9 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (2.10%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.80%) Replication
14 4 (1.20%) Data Centre
14 4 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 4 (1.20%) Internet of Things
14 4 (1.20%) MPEG
15 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.90%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.71%) Linux
2 26 (7.81%) Unix
3 18 (5.41%) Windows
4 11 (3.30%) AIX
5 10 (3.00%) CoreOS
6 7 (2.10%) Android
7 5 (1.50%) Debian
8 4 (1.20%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.60%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (32.73%) Mathematics
2 99 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (21.62%) OO
4 65 (19.52%) Physics
5 64 (19.22%) Problem-Solving
6 51 (15.32%) Software Engineering
7 50 (15.02%) DevOps
8 44 (13.21%) TDD
9 40 (12.01%) Information Security
9 40 (12.01%) SIEM
10 39 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (11.71%) SDLC
11 35 (10.51%) BDD
12 34 (10.21%) MVC
12 34 (10.21%) Web Development
13 31 (9.31%) ITIL
14 30 (9.01%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (9.01%) CRM
15 29 (8.71%) Cybersecurity
16 27 (8.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 140 (42.04%) SQL
2 103 (30.93%) C#
3 86 (25.83%) Java
4 69 (20.72%) JavaScript
5 67 (20.12%) Python
6 45 (13.51%) C++
7 30 (9.01%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.11%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.80%) VBA
10 15 (4.50%) MATLAB
11 14 (4.20%) C
12 12 (3.60%) Java 8
12 12 (3.60%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.00%) Ruby
14 9 (2.70%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.80%) Scala
15 6 (1.80%) TypeScript
16 4 (1.20%) PHP
16 4 (1.20%) R
17 3 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 267 (80.18%) Degree
2 228 (68.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (7.81%) PhD
4 11 (3.30%) CEH
4 11 (3.30%) CISSP
5 10 (3.00%) GSEC
5 10 (3.00%) SSCP
6 9 (2.70%) HND
7 7 (2.10%) CCIE
7 7 (2.10%) CCNP
7 7 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.50%) JNCIE
8 5 (1.50%) JNCIP
8 5 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.90%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.90%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.60%) MCSE
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.30%) CISA
11 1 (0.30%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (6.31%) GDPR
2 21 (6.31%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.70%) QA
4 3 (0.90%) PMO
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
5 1 (0.30%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.30%) GPG13
5 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 25 (7.51%) Docker
2 18 (5.41%) Ceph
3 14 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (2.40%) Firmware
6 3 (0.90%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (6.61%) Kubernetes
1 22 (6.61%) Puppet
2 9 (2.70%) Grafana
2 9 (2.70%) Prometheus
3 8 (2.40%) Ansible
4 6 (1.80%) Consul
4 6 (1.80%) Graphite
5 2 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.30%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (7.21%) Oracle
2 20 (6.01%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (4.20%) Google
4 14 (4.20%) VMware
5 13 (3.90%) Cisco
6 12 (3.60%) NetApp
6 12 (3.60%) Talend
7 11 (3.30%) Aruba
7 11 (3.30%) Splunk
8 10 (3.00%) ArcSight
8 10 (3.00%) Juniper
8 10 (3.00%) LogRhythm
9 8 (2.40%) Xamarin
10 7 (2.10%) Siemens
11 5 (1.50%) Citrix
11 5 (1.50%) IBM
12 4 (1.20%) SAP
13 3 (0.90%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.60%) Infor