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

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 573 557 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.02% 12.51% 13.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.04% 40.39% 42.36%
Number of salaries quoted 496 512 663
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £64,550
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 1101 1379 1761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.01% 30.98% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 915 1081 1428
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

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 November 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 November 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
Hatfield -1 115 £55,000 +19.57% 16
Watford -8 100 £34,500 -8.00% 9
Welwyn Garden City +18 70 £32,000 -24.71% 2
Borehamwood 0 47 £42,500 +13.33%
Hemel Hempstead +24 38 £37,500 -20.21% 3
Stevenage +8 36 £36,250 -19.44% 2
Bishop's Stortford +3 36 £30,000 -40.00%
St Albans -23 34 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Hertford -9 17 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Rickmansworth +11 11 £52,500 +44.83% 1
Letchworth -3 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Welwyn - 6 £27,500 -
Broxbourne -1 4 £28,250 -33.53%
Harpenden - 3 - -
Tring -1 2 £27,500 -33.73%
Kings Langley - 2 £37,500 - 2
Royston +11 1 - -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 274 (47.82%) Computer Science
2 185 (32.29%) Software Engineering
3 175 (30.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 146 (25.48%) SQL
5 138 (24.08%) HTML
6 130 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
7 118 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 116 (20.24%) Microsoft
9 113 (19.72%) Java
10 111 (19.37%) C#
10 111 (19.37%) .NET
10 111 (19.37%) Windows
11 99 (17.28%) Mathematics
12 91 (15.88%) Finance
13 83 (14.49%) CSS
14 81 (14.14%) SQL Server
15 80 (13.96%) Linux
16 76 (13.26%) Python
17 74 (12.91%) C++
18 71 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
19 70 (12.22%) ASP.NET
20 67 (11.69%) jQuery
21 65 (11.34%) OO
22 64 (11.17%) SDLC
23 63 (10.99%) Oracle
24 61 (10.65%) MVC
25 58 (10.12%) Telecoms
26 55 (9.60%) Unix
26 55 (9.60%) SLA
27 52 (9.08%) 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 42 (7.33%) CMS
2 22 (3.84%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.49%) OpenStack
4 17 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (1.92%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.75%) Apache
7 9 (1.57%) Confluence
8 8 (1.40%) SAS
9 7 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.22%) MS Exchange
10 6 (1.05%) IIS
10 6 (1.05%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.05%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.70%) OpenEdge
11 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.17%) JBoss
12 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.40%) SPSS
5 7 (1.22%) Zemax
6 6 (1.05%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.52%) Simulink
8 2 (0.35%) Autodesk Inventor
8 2 (0.35%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.35%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.17%) InDesign
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (5.93%) Office 365
3 26 (4.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (4.01%) SaaS
5 8 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 7 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (1.05%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (1.05%) Google App Engine
7 6 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.05%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (0.70%) GitHub
9 3 (0.52%) PaaS
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.35%) IaaS
10 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.68%) VPN
2 37 (6.46%) TCP/IP
3 28 (4.89%) Firewall
4 23 (4.01%) DNS
5 21 (3.66%) SAN
6 20 (3.49%) DHCP
6 20 (3.49%) LAN
6 20 (3.49%) VLAN
6 20 (3.49%) WAN
7 17 (2.97%) BGP
7 17 (2.97%) FTP
7 17 (2.97%) HSRP
7 17 (2.97%) HTTP
7 17 (2.97%) HTTPS
7 17 (2.97%) Intrusion Detection
7 17 (2.97%) OSPF
7 17 (2.97%) tcpdump
7 17 (2.97%) Telnet
7 17 (2.97%) Wireshark
8 14 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.68%) MySQL
3 30 (5.24%) NoSQL
4 24 (4.19%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.92%) Redis
7 10 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
7 10 (1.75%) Big Data
8 9 (1.57%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.40%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.22%) QlikView
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.87%) GIS
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.70%) Power BI
14 3 (0.52%) Qlik Sense
14 3 (0.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 48 (8.38%) LabVIEW
2 47 (8.20%) NUnit
3 46 (8.03%) Git (software)
4 35 (6.11%) Selenium
5 27 (4.71%) Visual Studio
6 23 (4.01%) Subversion
7 19 (3.32%) Moq
7 19 (3.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 18 (3.14%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.14%) JUnit
9 17 (2.97%) Jasmine
9 17 (2.97%) MSTest
10 14 (2.44%) JIRA
11 13 (2.27%) Cucumber
11 13 (2.27%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 12 (2.09%) TeamCity
13 11 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
14 10 (1.75%) JBehave
15 8 (1.40%) WebDriver
General
1 91 (15.88%) Finance
2 58 (10.12%) Telecoms
3 42 (7.33%) Advertising
4 37 (6.46%) Military
5 35 (6.11%) Back Office
6 33 (5.76%) Games
6 33 (5.76%) Retail
7 29 (5.06%) Marketing
8 25 (4.36%) Aerospace
9 19 (3.32%) Electronics
10 13 (2.27%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.75%) German Language
12 9 (1.57%) Multimedia
13 8 (1.40%) Automotive
14 7 (1.22%) French Language
14 7 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.70%) Billing
15 4 (0.70%) Publishing
16 2 (0.35%) Legal
16 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (36.13%) Developer
2 74 (12.91%) Java Developer
3 55 (9.60%) Software Engineer
4 51 (8.90%) Analyst
5 44 (7.68%) Graduate
6 43 (7.50%) Junior
7 42 (7.33%) .NET Developer
8 40 (6.98%) Senior Developer
9 37 (6.46%) Software Developer
10 29 (5.06%) Administrator
11 28 (4.89%) C# Developer
12 26 (4.54%) Graduate Developer
12 26 (4.54%) Graduate Java Developer
13 24 (4.19%) C++ Developer
13 24 (4.19%) C++ Software Developer
13 24 (4.19%) Junior Developer
14 20 (3.49%) Data Analyst
15 19 (3.32%) Architect
15 19 (3.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 18 (3.14%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (24.08%) HTML
2 111 (19.37%) .NET
3 83 (14.49%) CSS
4 70 (12.22%) ASP.NET
5 67 (11.69%) jQuery
6 52 (9.08%) AngularJS
7 51 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 45 (7.85%) XML
9 43 (7.50%) HTML5
10 34 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (5.76%) Web Services
12 29 (5.06%) REST
13 26 (4.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (4.36%) CSS3
15 18 (3.14%) RabbitMQ
16 17 (2.97%) POSIX
17 16 (2.79%) SOAP
18 15 (2.62%) XSL
19 13 (2.27%) Middleware
19 13 (2.27%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 274 (47.82%) Computer Science
2 71 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 32 (5.58%) Mobile App
5 23 (4.01%) Acoustics
6 22 (3.84%) Client/Server
7 21 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
8 20 (3.49%) User Experience
9 18 (3.14%) Robotics
10 16 (2.79%) Algorithms
10 16 (2.79%) Video\Live Streaming
11 14 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (1.75%) Optoelectronics
13 8 (1.40%) Life Science
14 7 (1.22%) NHS
14 7 (1.22%) Public Cloud
15 6 (1.05%) BBC
15 6 (1.05%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.87%) ASIC
16 5 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 111 (19.37%) Windows
2 80 (13.96%) Linux
3 55 (9.60%) Unix
4 39 (6.81%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 14 (2.44%) CoreOS
7 13 (2.27%) Debian
7 13 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.40%) Android
8 8 (1.40%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.40%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.22%) AIX
9 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.35%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (32.29%) Software Engineering
2 130 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (17.28%) Mathematics
4 65 (11.34%) OO
5 64 (11.17%) SDLC
6 61 (10.65%) MVC
7 50 (8.73%) Test Automation
8 46 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 46 (8.03%) Open Source
8 46 (8.03%) Physics
9 43 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 40 (6.98%) Web Development
11 38 (6.63%) Document Management
12 36 (6.28%) Signal Processing
13 34 (5.93%) Multithreading
13 34 (5.93%) Scrum
13 34 (5.93%) TDD
14 29 (5.06%) Project Management
15 28 (4.89%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (4.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 146 (25.48%) SQL
2 118 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 113 (19.72%) Java
4 111 (19.37%) C#
5 76 (13.26%) Python
6 74 (12.91%) C++
7 38 (6.63%) C
8 32 (5.58%) PowerShell
9 22 (3.84%) PHP
9 22 (3.84%) TypeScript
10 18 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.27%) MATLAB
12 12 (2.09%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.75%) Perl
13 10 (1.75%) Ruby
14 8 (1.40%) Ada
15 5 (0.87%) Groovy
16 4 (0.70%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.70%) VB
16 4 (0.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 175 (30.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 24 (4.19%) Numerate Degree
3 23 (4.01%) PhD
4 17 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.27%) MCSA
6 12 (2.09%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.75%) CWNA
8 9 (1.57%) CCNA
8 9 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.57%) CISSP
8 9 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.40%) CEH
10 7 (1.22%) DV Cleared
10 7 (1.22%) Master's Degree
11 5 (0.87%) MCSE
12 4 (0.70%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.70%) ISEB
12 4 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (9.60%) SLA
2 29 (5.06%) QA
3 21 (3.66%) ISO 9001
4 20 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.22%) MISRA
6 5 (0.87%) PMO
7 3 (0.52%) GDPR
8 1 (0.17%) Def Stans
System Software
1 30 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (3.49%) Ceph
2 20 (3.49%) Docker
2 20 (3.49%) vSphere
3 18 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.57%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.35%) Firmware
5 2 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (4.54%) Puppet
2 16 (2.79%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.40%) SCCM
4 4 (0.70%) Ansible
4 4 (0.70%) Consul
5 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.35%) Terraform
7 1 (0.17%) Grafana
7 1 (0.17%) Graphite
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 116 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 63 (10.99%) Oracle
3 36 (6.28%) Xerox
4 35 (6.11%) IBM
4 35 (6.11%) VMware
5 28 (4.89%) Adobe
6 26 (4.54%) NetApp
7 20 (3.49%) Xamarin
8 19 (3.32%) Citrix
9 18 (3.14%) SAP
10 17 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
11 16 (2.79%) Google
12 13 (2.27%) Sitecore
13 9 (1.57%) Sybase
14 7 (1.22%) Tableau
15 6 (1.05%) EMC
15 6 (1.05%) Virgin Media
16 5 (0.87%) Juniper
17 4 (0.70%) Cognos
17 4 (0.70%) Demandware