Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 16 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 625 542 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.81% 11.89% 13.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.04% 43.57% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 542 520 563
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,700
90th Percentile £64,975 £62,500 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £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 1,201 1,244 1,526
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.62% 27.29% 29.86%
Number of salaries quoted 996 987 1,166
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £65,625
East of England median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% -

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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
Hatfield -1 157 £60,000 +30.43% 15
Watford -1 96 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Welwyn Garden City +4 86 £41,500 +27.69% 9
Hemel Hempstead -2 43 £40,000 - 14
Stevenage +13 40 £41,250 +3.13% 25
Borehamwood -2 40 £32,500 -13.33% 5
St Albans -14 40 £55,000 +13.99% 6
Bishop's Stortford +1 37 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Hertford -9 15 £28,000 -13.85% 1
Rickmansworth -4 12 £53,000 +17.78% 3
Letchworth 0 8 £24,000 -44.19% 3
Broxbourne +1 7 £22,500 -36.17%
Welwyn 0 6 £27,500 -24.66% 7
Harpenden +16 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Kings Langley - 3 £37,500 - 1
Tring -8 2 £27,500 -
Hitchin -1 1 £24,000 -61.60%
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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.

1 268 (42.88%) Computer Science
2 179 (28.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 169 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (26.08%) SQL
5 141 (22.56%) Software Engineering
6 140 (22.40%) Mathematics
7 134 (21.44%) Java
8 122 (19.52%) HTML
9 115 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
10 112 (17.92%) Python
11 109 (17.44%) JavaScript
12 103 (16.48%) .NET
13 101 (16.16%) C#
14 100 (16.00%) Linux
15 98 (15.68%) Microsoft
16 85 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
17 82 (13.12%) CSS
18 81 (12.96%) SQL Server
18 81 (12.96%) Windows
19 74 (11.84%) Oracle
20 73 (11.68%) Finance
21 69 (11.04%) Unix
22 62 (9.92%) SDLC
23 61 (9.76%) Physics
24 59 (9.44%) OO
25 58 (9.28%) Test Automation
26 55 (8.80%) jQuery
27 53 (8.48%) Open Source
28 51 (8.16%) Web Services
29 50 (8.00%) AngularJS

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 48 (7.68%) OpenStack
2 19 (3.04%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (2.56%) CMS
5 11 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
6 9 (1.44%) Confluence
6 9 (1.44%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.12%) Apache
8 6 (0.96%) JBoss
8 6 (0.96%) SAS
8 6 (0.96%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.80%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.80%) OpenEdge
10 4 (0.64%) IIS
10 4 (0.64%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.32%) SugarCRM
11 2 (0.32%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (2.56%) Zemax
4 10 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.80%) SPSS
6 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.32%) Autodesk Inventor
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (0.32%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.32%) Simulink
7 2 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) InDesign
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 85 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.52%) Office 365
3 22 (3.52%) SaaS
4 19 (3.04%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (2.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (1.92%) Google App Engine
7 12 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.92%) Google Compute Engine
8 8 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.12%) Amazon Glacier
9 7 (1.12%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.12%) AWS CloudTrail
9 7 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.96%) GitHub
11 5 (0.80%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 33 (5.28%) Firewall
3 31 (4.96%) DNS
4 28 (4.48%) DHCP
5 24 (3.84%) VPN
6 21 (3.36%) Wireless
7 20 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (2.56%) NAS
9 14 (2.24%) LAN
9 14 (2.24%) VLAN
9 14 (2.24%) WAN
10 13 (2.08%) 5G
10 13 (2.08%) 802.11
10 13 (2.08%) HTTP
10 13 (2.08%) Unified Communications
11 12 (1.92%) Network Security
11 12 (1.92%) Wireshark
12 11 (1.76%) LTE
12 11 (1.76%) Skype
12 11 (1.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.12%) NoSQL
3 29 (4.64%) MySQL
4 27 (4.32%) MongoDB
5 19 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.08%) Big Data
9 11 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.44%) Redis
11 8 (1.28%) Power BI
11 8 (1.28%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.80%) QlikView
13 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.48%) GIS
14 3 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
14 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.32%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 46 (7.36%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.72%) Selenium
3 37 (5.92%) LabVIEW
4 31 (4.96%) NUnit
5 29 (4.64%) JIRA
6 27 (4.32%) Subversion
7 25 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 24 (3.84%) JUnit
9 18 (2.88%) Jasmine
9 18 (2.88%) MSTest
9 18 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 16 (2.56%) JBehave
11 14 (2.24%) Moq
11 14 (2.24%) WebDriver
12 13 (2.08%) Visual Studio
13 11 (1.76%) ClearCase
13 11 (1.76%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (1.12%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.96%) Gradle
General
1 73 (11.68%) Finance
2 43 (6.88%) Advertising
3 42 (6.72%) Marketing
4 41 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 35 (5.60%) Retail
6 23 (3.68%) Electronics
7 17 (2.72%) Military
8 14 (2.24%) Back Office
8 14 (2.24%) Games
9 10 (1.60%) Aerospace
9 10 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.28%) Billing
11 6 (0.96%) Local Government
11 6 (0.96%) Publishing
12 5 (0.80%) French Language
13 4 (0.64%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.48%) German Language
14 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.32%) Automotive
15 2 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 186 (29.76%) Developer
2 75 (12.00%) Analyst
3 72 (11.52%) Java Developer
4 54 (8.64%) Junior
5 47 (7.52%) Software Engineer
6 44 (7.04%) Graduate
7 43 (6.88%) .NET Developer
8 40 (6.40%) Senior Developer
9 37 (5.92%) Test Engineer
10 30 (4.80%) Graduate Developer
10 30 (4.80%) Team Leader
11 27 (4.32%) C# Developer
12 25 (4.00%) Graduate Java Developer
13 24 (3.84%) Software Developer
14 23 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (3.52%) Architect
16 21 (3.36%) Consultant
16 21 (3.36%) Junior Developer
17 19 (3.04%) Administrator
17 19 (3.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (19.52%) HTML
2 103 (16.48%) .NET
3 82 (13.12%) CSS
4 55 (8.80%) jQuery
5 51 (8.16%) Web Services
6 50 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 48 (7.68%) ASP.NET
8 41 (6.56%) HTML5
9 33 (5.28%) XML
10 32 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (4.00%) REST
12 23 (3.68%) CSS3
13 21 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (3.04%) PhoneGap
15 19 (3.04%) SOAP
16 16 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (2.08%) 802.1X
18 12 (1.92%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (1.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 268 (42.88%) Computer Science
2 115 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (7.20%) Mobile App
4 39 (6.24%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (3.52%) Robotics
7 20 (3.20%) Algorithms
7 20 (3.20%) Optoelectronics
7 20 (3.20%) User Experience
8 15 (2.40%) Fat Client
8 15 (2.40%) Thin Client
9 14 (2.24%) Driving Licence
9 14 (2.24%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (1.76%) Acoustics
11 10 (1.60%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.44%) Social Media
13 8 (1.28%) Client/Server
13 8 (1.28%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 100 (16.00%) Linux
2 81 (12.96%) Windows
3 69 (11.04%) Unix
4 29 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 28 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 26 (4.16%) CoreOS
7 22 (3.52%) Debian
7 22 (3.52%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.08%) Android
9 10 (1.60%) AIX
10 7 (1.12%) VxWorks
11 6 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.80%) Solaris
13 3 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (27.04%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (22.56%) Software Engineering
3 140 (22.40%) Mathematics
4 62 (9.92%) SDLC
5 61 (9.76%) Physics
6 59 (9.44%) OO
7 58 (9.28%) Test Automation
8 53 (8.48%) Open Source
9 49 (7.84%) MVC
10 47 (7.52%) DevOps
11 41 (6.56%) ITIL
12 37 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
13 36 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (5.28%) Scrum
15 32 (5.12%) TDD
16 31 (4.96%) Configuration Management
16 31 (4.96%) Prototyping
17 30 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
18 29 (4.64%) Data Analysis
19 26 (4.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (26.08%) SQL
2 134 (21.44%) Java
3 112 (17.92%) Python
4 109 (17.44%) JavaScript
5 101 (16.16%) C#
6 46 (7.36%) C++
7 33 (5.28%) C
8 30 (4.80%) MATLAB
9 21 (3.36%) PowerShell
10 19 (3.04%) Perl
11 16 (2.56%) PHP
11 16 (2.56%) TypeScript
11 16 (2.56%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.08%) R
13 10 (1.60%) Tcl
13 10 (1.60%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.28%) VBA
15 6 (0.96%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.96%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 179 (28.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 36 (5.76%) Numerate Degree
3 29 (4.64%) PhD
4 12 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.60%) CISSP
5 10 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.44%) MCSE
6 9 (1.44%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.44%) SSCP
7 8 (1.28%) CWNA
8 6 (0.96%) GCIA
8 6 (0.96%) GCIH
8 6 (0.96%) GSEC
8 6 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.80%) ISEB
10 4 (0.64%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.48%) PMP
11 3 (0.48%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.24%) QA
2 27 (4.32%) SLA
3 10 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.80%) PMO
5 4 (0.64%) GDPR
6 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.16%) MISRA
System Software
1 40 (6.40%) Ceph
2 35 (5.60%) Docker
3 22 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.20%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.28%) vSphere
6 8 (1.28%) XenApp
7 5 (0.80%) Firmware
8 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (4.96%) Puppet
2 29 (4.64%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.28%) Consul
4 6 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.64%) Ansible
5 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) Grafana
7 1 (0.16%) Graphite
7 1 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
Vendors
1 98 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 74 (11.84%) Oracle
3 41 (6.56%) IBM
4 28 (4.48%) VMware
5 25 (4.00%) Citrix
5 25 (4.00%) Google
6 19 (3.04%) Xamarin
7 18 (2.88%) NetApp
7 18 (2.88%) Sitecore
8 17 (2.72%) Adobe
8 17 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.40%) Xerox
10 14 (2.24%) Juniper
11 13 (2.08%) SAP
12 11 (1.76%) Tableau
13 10 (1.60%) Cisco
14 9 (1.44%) Apple
14 9 (1.44%) Sybase
15 7 (1.12%) CheckPoint
16 6 (0.96%) Splunk