Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 33 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 243 330 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.33% 7.45% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 8.38% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 242 335 291
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £60,001
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,478 3,937 4,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 90.55% 88.87% 90.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,658 3,322 3,337
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +6.52%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,025 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +4 53 £36,500 +12.31% 2
Hatfield -11 41 £65,000 +8.33% 4
St Albans +24 39 £52,500 -16.00%
Borehamwood -1 30 £42,500 +6.25%
Welwyn Garden City -14 25 £27,500 +25.00% 2
Stevenage +7 17 £52,500 +31.25% 5
Bishop's Stortford -3 12 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead 0 4 £52,500 +40.00% 3
Hertford -1 4 £22,000 - 1
Ware -1 4 £22,000 -
Kings Langley - 4 £37,500 - 1
Hoddesdon -2 3 £30,000 -
Letchworth +2 1 - -
Berkhamsted - 1 £67,500 -
Computer Science
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 162 (66.67%) Degree
2 131 (53.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 106 (43.62%) SQL
4 93 (38.27%) Mathematics
5 79 (32.51%) C#
6 77 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (29.22%) Physics
8 68 (27.98%) Java
9 67 (27.57%) .NET
10 66 (27.16%) Software Engineering
11 52 (21.40%) Python
12 47 (19.34%) Amazon AWS
13 45 (18.52%) OO
14 44 (18.11%) JavaScript
15 42 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (15.23%) Git (software)
17 36 (14.81%) DevOps
17 36 (14.81%) SDLC
18 35 (14.40%) T-SQL
19 34 (13.99%) Velocity
20 31 (12.76%) Web Development
21 30 (12.35%) HTML
22 29 (11.93%) CSS
22 29 (11.93%) TDD
22 29 (11.93%) Data Analysis
22 29 (11.93%) User Experience
22 29 (11.93%) BDD
23 28 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
23 28 (11.52%) Analytics
23 28 (11.52%) 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 16 (6.58%) OpenStack
2 12 (4.94%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.70%) GlassFish
4 8 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.06%) Apache
7 3 (1.23%) JBoss
7 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.23%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 47 (19.34%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.88%) Google App Engine
5 6 (2.47%) Office 365
6 4 (1.65%) GitHub
7 3 (1.23%) Google Play
8 2 (0.82%) IaaS
8 2 (0.82%) PaaS
9 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.58%) Wireless
2 13 (5.35%) Firewall
3 12 (4.94%) TCP/IP
4 11 (4.53%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (4.12%) Network Security
6 6 (2.47%) Internet
7 4 (1.65%) DNS
7 4 (1.65%) WAN
8 2 (0.82%) BGP
8 2 (0.82%) DHCP
8 2 (0.82%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.82%) LAN
8 2 (0.82%) MPLS
8 2 (0.82%) OSPF
8 2 (0.82%) SNMP
8 2 (0.82%) VXLAN
9 1 (0.41%) DMZ
9 1 (0.41%) SSL
9 1 (0.41%) VLAN
9 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 17 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.58%) MS Access
5 14 (5.76%) Crystal Reports
6 11 (4.53%) Oracle Database
7 8 (3.29%) Redis
8 7 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.47%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.65%) Power BI
12 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.23%) MySQL
12 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.82%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.82%) SAP Data Services
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
13 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (15.23%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.52%) LabVIEW
3 14 (5.76%) Subversion
4 13 (5.35%) JIRA
5 12 (4.94%) Redmine
6 6 (2.47%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.65%) Selenium
7 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (1.23%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.82%) Gradle
9 2 (0.82%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.82%) JUnit
9 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.82%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.82%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.82%) webpack
10 1 (0.41%) Grunt
10 1 (0.41%) Maven
10 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (5.76%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.47%) Aerospace
2 6 (2.47%) Games
2 6 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (2.06%) Retail
4 4 (1.65%) Finance
5 2 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.41%) French Language
6 1 (0.41%) German Language
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.41%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 153 (62.96%) Developer
2 53 (21.81%) Software Developer
3 37 (15.23%) Software Engineer
4 36 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 34 (13.99%) .NET Developer
6 33 (13.58%) Graduate
7 26 (10.70%) C# Developer
8 25 (10.29%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (9.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 24 (9.88%) C# Software Developer
10 23 (9.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 23 (9.47%) Graduate Developer
10 23 (9.47%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 22 (9.05%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (7.41%) Lead Developer
13 16 (6.58%) Lead Java Developer
14 15 (6.17%) Analyst
15 13 (5.35%) Senior Developer
16 11 (4.53%) Team Leader
16 11 (4.53%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (27.57%) .NET
2 34 (13.99%) Velocity
3 30 (12.35%) HTML
4 29 (11.93%) CSS
5 26 (10.70%) AngularJS
5 26 (10.70%) Web Services
6 16 (6.58%) .NET Framework
7 15 (6.17%) Node.js
7 15 (6.17%) Spring
8 14 (5.76%) ADO.NET
8 14 (5.76%) Entity Framework
9 10 (4.12%) Hibernate
9 10 (4.12%) React
10 9 (3.70%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.29%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (2.06%) Spring Boot
13 4 (1.65%) REST
13 4 (1.65%) XML
14 3 (1.23%) Java EE
14 3 (1.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) User Experience
2 23 (9.47%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.23%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.76%) Robotics
6 10 (4.12%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (3.70%) Algorithms
7 9 (3.70%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.88%) Acoustics
8 7 (2.88%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.88%) SCADA
9 6 (2.47%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.47%) Video\Live Streaming
10 5 (2.06%) Replication
11 3 (1.23%) Internet of Things
11 3 (1.23%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.23%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.82%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.41%) Linux
1 18 (7.41%) Unix
2 10 (4.12%) AIX
2 10 (4.12%) Windows
3 9 (3.70%) CoreOS
4 4 (1.65%) Debian
5 3 (1.23%) Android
5 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.82%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (38.27%) Mathematics
2 77 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (29.22%) Physics
4 66 (27.16%) Software Engineering
5 45 (18.52%) OO
6 42 (17.28%) Problem-Solving
7 36 (14.81%) DevOps
7 36 (14.81%) SDLC
8 31 (12.76%) Web Development
9 29 (11.93%) BDD
9 29 (11.93%) Data Analysis
9 29 (11.93%) TDD
10 28 (11.52%) Analytics
11 24 (9.88%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (9.88%) CRM
11 24 (9.88%) Systems Engineering
12 23 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (7.82%) MVC
14 18 (7.41%) Information Security
14 18 (7.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 106 (43.62%) SQL
2 79 (32.51%) C#
3 68 (27.98%) Java
4 52 (21.40%) Python
5 44 (18.11%) JavaScript
6 35 (14.40%) T-SQL
7 20 (8.23%) C++
8 18 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 18 (7.41%) TypeScript
9 16 (6.58%) VBA
10 8 (3.29%) Java 8
11 6 (2.47%) MATLAB
12 4 (1.65%) C
12 4 (1.65%) PHP
12 4 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.82%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.82%) Scala
14 1 (0.41%) Groovy
14 1 (0.41%) R
14 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 162 (66.67%) Degree
2 131 (53.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (10.70%) PhD
4 6 (2.47%) MCSD
4 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.06%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (1.23%) CISSP
7 2 (0.82%) CCIE
7 2 (0.82%) CCNP
7 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.82%) JNCIE
7 2 (0.82%) JNCIP
8 1 (0.41%) CEH
8 1 (0.41%) CISA
8 1 (0.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.12%) GDPR
2 10 (4.12%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) GPG13
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 17 (7.00%) Docker
2 16 (6.58%) Ceph
3 11 (4.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.23%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (6.58%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.76%) Puppet
3 13 (5.35%) Grafana
3 13 (5.35%) Prometheus
4 8 (3.29%) Consul
4 8 (3.29%) Graphite
5 5 (2.06%) Ansible
6 2 (0.82%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (0.82%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 18 (7.41%) Talend
2 16 (6.58%) Google
3 15 (6.17%) Cisco
4 14 (5.76%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (5.35%) Aruba
5 13 (5.35%) Microsoft
5 13 (5.35%) Oracle
6 11 (4.53%) NetApp
6 11 (4.53%) Siemens
6 11 (4.53%) VMware
7 6 (2.47%) IBM
8 5 (2.06%) Juniper
9 3 (1.23%) Citrix
10 2 (0.82%) CA
10 2 (0.82%) F5
10 2 (0.82%) Novell
10 2 (0.82%) Ping Identity
10 2 (0.82%) SAP
10 2 (0.82%) Sun
11 1 (0.41%) Splunk