Period
to 28 November 2020

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 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 22 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 36 208 522
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 8.24% 9.16% 13.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.51% 33.88% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 184 426
Median annual salary £46,250 £52,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.06% +17.51% +0.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £69,875
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,591 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.19% +7.27% -5.56%

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 118 614 1,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 27.00% 27.04% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 101 481 809
Median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.86% +7.37% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £46,173 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.29% +2.61% -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

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 28 November 2020. 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
St Albans +18 10 £48,750 -7.14% 1
Hatfield +17 6 £32,500 -43.48% 2
Hemel Hempstead +21 5 £53,750 +26.47% 2
Stevenage +8 5 £45,000 -5.26% 26
Watford +17 3 £46,250 -22.92% 6
Borehamwood +9 2 £45,000 -0.28%
Welwyn Garden City +6 1 £51,000 -15.00%
Letchworth +5 1 - - 1
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 13 (36.11%) React
4 12 (33.33%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) C#
5 11 (30.56%) HTML
5 11 (30.56%) CSS
5 11 (30.56%) Mathematics
5 11 (30.56%) Node.js
5 11 (30.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
6 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
6 10 (27.78%) Python
6 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 9 (25.00%) .NET
7 9 (25.00%) TypeScript
8 8 (22.22%) AWS
8 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
9 7 (19.44%) JSON
9 7 (19.44%) Open Source
9 7 (19.44%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (19.44%) Redis
9 7 (19.44%) Docker
9 7 (19.44%) .NET Core
10 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.67%) Django
11 5 (13.89%) C++
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development

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 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Simulink
1 1 (2.78%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) GCP
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (11.11%) GSM
3 2 (5.56%) MQTT
3 2 (5.56%) SCCP
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.78%) 4G
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) LTE
4 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
2 7 (19.44%) Redis
3 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.78%) DTS
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) NetBeans
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Law
2 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Avionics
4 1 (2.78%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Junior
4 5 (13.89%) Graduate
4 5 (13.89%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Graduate Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Junior .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Junior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Python Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) RAN Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Radio Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Radio Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Python Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) React
2 11 (30.56%) CSS
2 11 (30.56%) HTML
2 11 (30.56%) Node.js
3 10 (27.78%) AngularJS
4 9 (25.00%) .NET
5 7 (19.44%) .NET Core
5 7 (19.44%) JSON
5 7 (19.44%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (16.67%) Django
7 3 (8.33%) REST
7 3 (8.33%) RESTful
7 3 (8.33%) Web Services
8 2 (5.56%) XML
8 2 (5.56%) XML Schema
9 1 (2.78%) Flask
9 1 (2.78%) Qt
9 1 (2.78%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Acoustics
3 2 (5.56%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Robotics
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Computer Science
1 14 (38.89%) Software Engineering
2 11 (30.56%) Mathematics
3 8 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 7 (19.44%) Open Source
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (8.33%) DevOps
7 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.33%) People Management
8 2 (5.56%) API Design
8 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security
8 2 (5.56%) Physics
8 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.56%) Threat Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) C#
4 10 (27.78%) Python
5 9 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 5 (13.89%) C++
7 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.56%) Java
8 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.78%) Ada
9 1 (2.78%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.11%) CCNA
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CISA
3 2 (5.56%) CISM
3 2 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) ISEB
4 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PhD
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) PMP
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Def Stans
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 4 (11.11%) Ericsson
3 4 (11.11%) Huawei
3 4 (11.11%) Nokia
3 4 (11.11%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (11.11%) Nortel
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Juniper
5 1 (2.78%) MathWorks
5 1 (2.78%) Sophos
5 1 (2.78%) Veeam