Period
to 22 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 562 552 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.36% 12.65% 13.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.12% 39.88% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 466 483 661
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,300 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1058 1384 1827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.15% 31.71% 33.01%
Number of salaries quoted 873 1072 1493
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +2.72%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 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
Watford -6 104 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Hatfield -2 101 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Welwyn Garden City +25 73 £32,000 -24.71% 1
Borehamwood 0 61 £40,000 -
Stevenage +13 37 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Hemel Hempstead +14 36 £37,500 -11.76% 5
St Albans -16 34 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Bishop's Stortford +3 19 £27,000 -44.62% 6
Hertford -8 18 £38,712 -8.91%
Letchworth -3 16 £42,500 -
Rickmansworth +12 8 £42,000 +13.90% 1
Broxbourne -4 4 £28,250 -33.53%
Kings Langley 0 2 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Harpenden - 2 - -
Royston +14 1 - - 1
Cheshunt 0 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Tring -2 1 £27,500 -33.73%
Hitchin -4 1 £27,000 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 272 (48.40%) Computer Science
2 186 (33.10%) Software Engineering
3 178 (31.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 135 (24.02%) HTML
4 135 (24.02%) SQL
5 126 (22.42%) JavaScript
6 123 (21.89%) Windows
7 122 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
8 118 (21.00%) Microsoft
9 109 (19.40%) Java
10 105 (18.68%) C#
10 105 (18.68%) .NET
11 97 (17.26%) Finance
12 94 (16.73%) CSS
13 91 (16.19%) C++
14 77 (13.70%) Mathematics
15 74 (13.17%) OO
16 72 (12.81%) SQL Server
16 72 (12.81%) Telecoms
17 70 (12.46%) ASP.NET
18 69 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
19 68 (12.10%) Linux
20 67 (11.92%) SDLC
21 65 (11.57%) jQuery
22 64 (11.39%) Python
23 61 (10.85%) LabVIEW
24 60 (10.68%) Oracle
25 58 (10.32%) MVC
26 57 (10.14%) AngularJS
27 53 (9.43%) Git (software)

Degree
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 42 (7.47%) CMS
2 21 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.49%) OpenStack
6 12 (2.14%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (1.78%) Apache
7 10 (1.78%) Skype for Business
8 9 (1.60%) Confluence
8 9 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.42%) SAS
10 6 (1.07%) IIS
10 6 (1.07%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.07%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.89%) JBoss
11 5 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.71%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.71%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (4.80%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.60%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.42%) SPSS
5 7 (1.25%) Zemax
6 3 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.53%) Simulink
7 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.18%) InDesign
8 1 (0.18%) InVision
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.18%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.71%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (6.58%) Office 365
3 29 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (3.74%) SaaS
5 10 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 9 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.07%) IaaS
8 5 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.89%) Amazon Glacier
8 5 (0.89%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.89%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.89%) AWS CloudTrail
8 5 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.71%) GitHub
9 4 (0.71%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.71%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 46 (8.19%) VPN
2 38 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 31 (5.52%) Firewall
4 26 (4.63%) SAN
5 25 (4.45%) DNS
6 22 (3.91%) LAN
6 22 (3.91%) VLAN
6 22 (3.91%) WAN
7 19 (3.38%) DHCP
8 15 (2.67%) BGP
8 15 (2.67%) FTP
8 15 (2.67%) HSRP
8 15 (2.67%) HTTP
8 15 (2.67%) HTTPS
8 15 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 15 (2.67%) OSPF
8 15 (2.67%) tcpdump
8 15 (2.67%) Telnet
8 15 (2.67%) Wireshark
9 13 (2.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.83%) MySQL
3 34 (6.05%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.31%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (1.78%) Redis
7 9 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.89%) Big Data
9 5 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.89%) GIS
9 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.71%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.71%) QlikView
11 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.53%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 61 (10.85%) LabVIEW
2 53 (9.43%) Git (software)
3 43 (7.65%) NUnit
4 27 (4.80%) Selenium
5 25 (4.45%) Visual Studio
6 21 (3.74%) JIRA
7 20 (3.56%) Subversion
8 18 (3.20%) Moq
9 17 (3.02%) Eclipse
9 17 (3.02%) JUnit
10 16 (2.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (2.49%) Jasmine
11 14 (2.49%) MSTest
11 14 (2.49%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.31%) Jenkins
13 12 (2.14%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.96%) SpecFlow
15 9 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
16 5 (0.89%) Gradle
16 5 (0.89%) JBehave
General
1 97 (17.26%) Finance
2 72 (12.81%) Telecoms
3 48 (8.54%) Advertising
4 36 (6.41%) Military
5 35 (6.23%) Back Office
6 34 (6.05%) Retail
7 33 (5.87%) Games
8 28 (4.98%) Marketing
9 26 (4.63%) Aerospace
10 15 (2.67%) Electronics
10 15 (2.67%) Manufacturing
11 13 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (1.78%) Multimedia
13 9 (1.60%) Automotive
14 8 (1.42%) German Language
15 6 (1.07%) French Language
16 3 (0.53%) Legal
16 3 (0.53%) Publishing
16 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 210 (37.37%) Developer
2 68 (12.10%) Java Developer
3 55 (9.79%) Software Engineer
4 52 (9.25%) Senior Developer
5 44 (7.83%) Software Developer
6 43 (7.65%) .NET Developer
7 42 (7.47%) Analyst
8 30 (5.34%) Graduate
9 29 (5.16%) C++ Developer
9 29 (5.16%) C++ Software Developer
9 29 (5.16%) Junior
10 28 (4.98%) C# Developer
11 27 (4.80%) Architect
12 25 (4.45%) Administrator
13 21 (3.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 20 (3.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 19 (3.38%) Senior Software Developer
16 18 (3.20%) Senior .NET Developer
17 17 (3.02%) Junior Developer
17 17 (3.02%) Scientific Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (24.02%) HTML
2 105 (18.68%) .NET
3 94 (16.73%) CSS
4 70 (12.46%) ASP.NET
5 65 (11.57%) jQuery
6 57 (10.14%) AngularJS
7 51 (9.07%) HTML5
8 50 (8.90%) XML
9 47 (8.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 35 (6.23%) Web Services
11 31 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (4.80%) CSS3
12 27 (4.80%) REST
13 23 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (3.20%) Node.js
14 18 (3.20%) RabbitMQ
15 16 (2.85%) JSON
15 16 (2.85%) SOAP
16 15 (2.67%) Middleware
16 15 (2.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 272 (48.40%) Computer Science
2 69 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.34%) Mobile App
4 28 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.63%) User Experience
6 23 (4.09%) Client/Server
7 20 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (3.02%) Algorithms
9 14 (2.49%) Robotics
10 12 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (1.25%) Data Centre
11 7 (1.25%) NHS
11 7 (1.25%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.07%) BBC
12 6 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (1.07%) Replication
13 5 (0.89%) ASIC
13 5 (0.89%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (21.89%) Windows
2 68 (12.10%) Linux
3 48 (8.54%) Unix
4 45 (8.01%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.20%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.49%) Windows 10
7 12 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.78%) Android
9 9 (1.60%) CoreOS
9 9 (1.60%) Debian
9 9 (1.60%) Ubuntu
10 8 (1.42%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.07%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.89%) AIX
12 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.36%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (33.10%) Software Engineering
2 122 (21.71%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (13.70%) Mathematics
4 74 (13.17%) OO
5 67 (11.92%) SDLC
6 58 (10.32%) MVC
7 52 (9.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (8.19%) Web Development
9 45 (8.01%) Physics
10 41 (7.30%) Data Analysis
10 41 (7.30%) Multithreading
11 40 (7.12%) Open Source
11 40 (7.12%) Signal Processing
12 39 (6.94%) Test Automation
13 38 (6.76%) TDD
14 37 (6.58%) Document Management
14 37 (6.58%) Scrum
15 34 (6.05%) Project Management
16 33 (5.87%) ITIL
17 30 (5.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 135 (24.02%) SQL
2 126 (22.42%) JavaScript
3 109 (19.40%) Java
4 105 (18.68%) C#
5 91 (16.19%) C++
6 64 (11.39%) Python
7 41 (7.30%) PowerShell
8 39 (6.94%) C
9 26 (4.63%) PHP
9 26 (4.63%) TypeScript
10 15 (2.67%) MATLAB
10 15 (2.67%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.49%) Ruby
12 12 (2.14%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.60%) Ada
14 6 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.07%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.89%) Groovy
15 5 (0.89%) Perl
16 4 (0.71%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 178 (31.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 27 (4.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (4.63%) PhD
4 22 (3.91%) MCSA
5 16 (2.85%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.31%) Master's Degree
6 13 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
8 10 (1.78%) CCNA
8 10 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.60%) MCSE
10 8 (1.42%) CEH
10 8 (1.42%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.25%) CWNA
12 6 (1.07%) ISEB
12 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.89%) CISSP
13 5 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.71%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.71%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.72%) SLA
2 22 (3.91%) ISO 9001
3 20 (3.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (3.38%) QA
5 9 (1.60%) PMO
6 8 (1.42%) MISRA
7 4 (0.71%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
System Software
1 37 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (3.74%) vSphere
3 20 (3.56%) Active Directory
4 14 (2.49%) Terminal Server
5 11 (1.96%) Docker
6 10 (1.78%) Ceph
7 2 (0.36%) Firmware
7 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (4.27%) Puppet
2 13 (2.31%) SCCM
3 11 (1.96%) Kubernetes
4 6 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (0.71%) Ansible
6 4 (0.71%) Consul
7 3 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.36%) Terraform
9 1 (0.18%) HockeyApp
9 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 118 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.68%) Oracle
3 40 (7.12%) VMware
4 36 (6.41%) Xerox
5 34 (6.05%) Adobe
6 31 (5.52%) Citrix
7 27 (4.80%) IBM
8 25 (4.45%) NetApp
9 17 (3.02%) Xamarin
10 13 (2.31%) Google
11 12 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
12 11 (1.96%) SAP
13 8 (1.42%) Demandware
13 8 (1.42%) Sitecore
14 7 (1.25%) Cisco
15 6 (1.07%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.07%) EMC
15 6 (1.07%) Virgin Media
16 4 (0.71%) hybris
16 4 (0.71%) Tableau