Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Degree 550 585 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.48% 13.11% 13.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.55% 40.01% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 457 512 677
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,423 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.73% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,300 £23,398 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 1067 1462 1928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.15% 32.76% 35.02%
Number of salaries quoted 854 1180 1552
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,148 £25,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -4 101 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Hatfield -3 83 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Borehamwood +10 79 £40,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +28 69 £32,000 -20.00% 1
St Albans -13 41 £60,000 +39.53% 5
Hemel Hempstead -7 40 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Letchworth -1 32 £45,000 +5.88%
Hertford -4 24 £35,000 +9.38%
Stevenage +9 14 £40,000 -15.79% 2
Bishop's Stortford 0 7 £26,000 -45.26% 1
Cheshunt - 4 £47,500 -
Rickmansworth +9 2 - -
Hitchin -10 2 £33,500 -18.29%
Royston -1 1 - - 2
Broxbourne -4 1 £28,000 -34.12% 1
Potters Bar -11 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Harpenden - 1 £37,500 - 1
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 269 (48.91%) Computer Science
2 181 (32.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 173 (31.45%) Software Engineering
4 136 (24.73%) SQL
5 131 (23.82%) Microsoft
6 130 (23.64%) JavaScript
7 125 (22.73%) HTML
8 122 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
9 114 (20.73%) C#
10 108 (19.64%) Windows
11 106 (19.27%) .NET
12 100 (18.18%) CSS
13 97 (17.64%) Java
14 96 (17.45%) Finance
15 90 (16.36%) C++
16 80 (14.55%) ASP.NET
16 80 (14.55%) OO
17 74 (13.45%) Telecoms
18 72 (13.09%) LabVIEW
18 72 (13.09%) SQL Server
19 70 (12.73%) jQuery
19 70 (12.73%) SDLC
20 69 (12.55%) AngularJS
21 66 (12.00%) Mathematics
22 64 (11.64%) MVC
23 63 (11.45%) Oracle
23 63 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
24 61 (11.09%) HTML5
25 60 (10.91%) Web Development
26 58 (10.55%) Advertising

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 37 (6.73%) CMS
2 30 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 20 (3.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 17 (3.09%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (2.00%) Skype for Business
8 10 (1.82%) JBoss
8 10 (1.82%) SAS
9 8 (1.45%) Confluence
10 7 (1.27%) Kentico
10 7 (1.27%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.09%) Apache
11 6 (1.09%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.09%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.91%) IIS
13 4 (0.73%) GlassFish
13 4 (0.73%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (5.82%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.18%) Adobe After Effects
4 10 (1.82%) SPSS
5 9 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (1.45%) Zemax
7 6 (1.09%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.18%) InVision
10 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) Magento
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.36%) HFM
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 55 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (8.18%) Office 365
3 28 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.36%) SaaS
5 12 (2.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 10 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (1.09%) Amazon Glacier
8 6 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 6 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
8 6 (1.09%) AWS CloudTrail
8 6 (1.09%) GitHub
8 6 (1.09%) IaaS
8 6 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.55%) PaaS
11 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.00%) VPN
2 30 (5.45%) Firewall
3 28 (5.09%) TCP/IP
4 21 (3.82%) LAN
4 21 (3.82%) WAN
5 20 (3.64%) DNS
5 20 (3.64%) VLAN
6 17 (3.09%) SAN
7 14 (2.55%) DHCP
8 12 (2.18%) Skype
9 11 (2.00%) BGP
9 11 (2.00%) FTP
9 11 (2.00%) HSRP
9 11 (2.00%) HTTP
9 11 (2.00%) HTTPS
9 11 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (2.00%) OSPF
9 11 (2.00%) tcpdump
9 11 (2.00%) Telnet
9 11 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.09%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.55%) MySQL
3 23 (4.18%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (1.64%) Redis
5 9 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.09%) Big Data
8 5 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (0.91%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.73%) GIS
9 4 (0.73%) QlikView
9 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 72 (13.09%) LabVIEW
2 56 (10.18%) Git (software)
3 49 (8.91%) NUnit
4 33 (6.00%) Selenium
5 30 (5.45%) Visual Studio
6 28 (5.09%) Subversion
7 22 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 20 (3.64%) Jasmine
8 20 (3.64%) MSTest
9 18 (3.27%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.09%) Eclipse
10 17 (3.09%) JIRA
11 16 (2.91%) Moq
12 12 (2.18%) JUnit
12 12 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (1.82%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.09%) Jenkins
14 6 (1.09%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.91%) Gradle
15 5 (0.91%) Grunt
General
1 96 (17.45%) Finance
2 74 (13.45%) Telecoms
3 58 (10.55%) Advertising
4 37 (6.73%) Games
5 26 (4.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 25 (4.55%) Back Office
6 25 (4.55%) Retail
7 24 (4.36%) Military
8 23 (4.18%) Marketing
9 22 (4.00%) Aerospace
10 9 (1.64%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.45%) Electronics
11 8 (1.45%) German Language
12 7 (1.27%) Automotive
13 6 (1.09%) French Language
13 6 (1.09%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.91%) Legal
15 2 (0.36%) Swedish Language
16 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
16 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 217 (39.45%) Developer
2 57 (10.36%) Senior Developer
3 54 (9.82%) .NET Developer
4 53 (9.64%) Java Developer
5 50 (9.09%) Analyst
6 46 (8.36%) Software Engineer
7 45 (8.18%) Software Developer
8 40 (7.27%) C# Developer
9 32 (5.82%) Architect
10 28 (5.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 27 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 27 (4.91%) Graduate
12 26 (4.73%) C++ Developer
12 26 (4.73%) C++ Software Developer
12 26 (4.73%) Senior .NET Developer
13 24 (4.36%) Scientific Software Developer
13 24 (4.36%) Scientific Software Engineer
13 24 (4.36%) Senior C# Developer
13 24 (4.36%) Web Developer
14 23 (4.18%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (22.73%) HTML
2 106 (19.27%) .NET
3 100 (18.18%) CSS
4 80 (14.55%) ASP.NET
5 70 (12.73%) jQuery
6 69 (12.55%) AngularJS
7 61 (11.09%) HTML5
8 53 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 44 (8.00%) CSS3
10 40 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 36 (6.55%) XML
12 30 (5.45%) Web Services
13 28 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (4.36%) Middleware
15 23 (4.18%) REST
15 23 (4.18%) Spring
16 22 (4.00%) Node.js
17 21 (3.82%) KnockoutJS
18 19 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
19 18 (3.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 269 (48.91%) Computer Science
2 63 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (6.91%) User Experience
4 29 (5.27%) Mobile App
5 26 (4.73%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
7 17 (3.09%) Client/Server
8 13 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (1.82%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.64%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.45%) Fintech
12 7 (1.27%) Robotics
13 6 (1.09%) BBC
13 6 (1.09%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.09%) Pharmacovigilance
13 6 (1.09%) Smartphone
13 6 (1.09%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.91%) iPad
14 5 (0.91%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 108 (19.64%) Windows
2 54 (9.82%) Linux
3 34 (6.18%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.18%) Unix
5 15 (2.73%) Windows 10
5 15 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.45%) Android
6 8 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.45%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.91%) VMS
8 5 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.55%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.55%) Debian
9 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.36%) AIX
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (31.45%) Software Engineering
2 122 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (14.55%) OO
4 70 (12.73%) SDLC
5 66 (12.00%) Mathematics
6 64 (11.64%) MVC
7 60 (10.91%) Web Development
8 51 (9.27%) ITIL
9 48 (8.73%) Project Management
10 46 (8.36%) OOD
11 43 (7.82%) Scrum
12 42 (7.64%) Signal Processing
13 39 (7.09%) Data Analysis
14 37 (6.73%) Open Source
15 36 (6.55%) Multithreading
15 36 (6.55%) Physics
15 36 (6.55%) SOA
15 36 (6.55%) Test Automation
16 33 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 33 (6.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 136 (24.73%) SQL
2 130 (23.64%) JavaScript
3 114 (20.73%) C#
4 97 (17.64%) Java
5 90 (16.36%) C++
6 39 (7.09%) PowerShell
7 37 (6.73%) Python
8 34 (6.18%) C
9 33 (6.00%) TypeScript
10 26 (4.73%) PHP
11 17 (3.09%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.73%) Ruby
13 13 (2.36%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.64%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.27%) Ada
16 4 (0.73%) AWK
16 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.73%) Groovy
16 4 (0.73%) Perl
16 4 (0.73%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 181 (32.91%) Computer Science Degree
2 38 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (6.73%) PhD
4 24 (4.36%) MCSA
5 15 (2.73%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (2.55%) Master's Degree
6 14 (2.55%) Security Cleared
7 12 (2.18%) MCSE
7 12 (2.18%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (1.82%) CCNA
9 10 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (1.45%) CEH
10 8 (1.45%) MCTS
11 7 (1.27%) DV Cleared
12 5 (0.91%) ISEB
13 4 (0.73%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.73%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.55%) APMP
14 3 (0.55%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.45%) SLA
2 15 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.55%) ISO 9001
3 14 (2.55%) QA
4 7 (1.27%) MISRA
5 5 (0.91%) PMO
6 3 (0.55%) GxP
7 2 (0.36%) GDPR
8 1 (0.18%) Def Stans
System Software
1 29 (5.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (3.09%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.55%) vSphere
4 13 (2.36%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.55%) Ceph
5 3 (0.55%) Docker
6 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (3.64%) Puppet
2 14 (2.55%) SCCM
3 6 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.55%) Ansible
6 2 (0.36%) Terraform
6 2 (0.36%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.18%) Consul
7 1 (0.18%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (23.82%) Microsoft
2 63 (11.45%) Oracle
3 30 (5.45%) Citrix
3 30 (5.45%) VMware
4 27 (4.91%) Adobe
5 25 (4.55%) Xerox
6 23 (4.18%) Xamarin
7 16 (2.91%) IBM
8 15 (2.73%) Google
8 15 (2.73%) NetApp
9 14 (2.55%) SAP
10 13 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.64%) Cisco
12 8 (1.45%) Sitecore
13 7 (1.27%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.27%) Demandware
13 7 (1.27%) JD Edwards
14 6 (1.09%) EMC
14 6 (1.09%) Virgin Media
15 4 (0.73%) ATG