Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Degree 593 573 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.93% 13.20% 13.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.62% 49.78% 41.88%
Number of salaries quoted 499 483 543
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,423 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.97% -3.58% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.41%

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 1,195 1,151 1,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.05% 26.51% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 905 906 1,237
Hertfordshire median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -2 103 £60,000 +20.00% 18
Welwyn Garden City -1 102 £40,000 +25.00% 7
Watford -3 91 £40,000 +6.67% 8
St Albans +5 52 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Borehamwood +2 52 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Stevenage +8 49 £47,500 +5.56% 23
Hertford +2 26 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Bishop's Stortford +3 19 £27,500 -45.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead -15 15 £25,500 -36.25% 7
Potters Bar 0 12 £60,000 -
Broxbourne +2 10 £23,000 -17.86% 2
Letchworth +4 7 £24,000 -46.67% 3
Rickmansworth -11 3 - - 1
Hoddesdon - 3 £30,000 - 2
Baldock - 3 £32,500 - 1
Harpenden +6 1 £42,500 -8.11%
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 - 3
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 306 (51.60%) Computer Science
2 262 (44.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 193 (32.55%) SQL
4 164 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
6 119 (20.07%) Java
7 118 (19.90%) Mathematics
8 112 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
9 102 (17.20%) Microsoft
10 96 (16.19%) .NET
10 96 (16.19%) Linux
11 95 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
12 90 (15.18%) SQL Server
13 87 (14.67%) Python
14 85 (14.33%) C#
15 83 (14.00%) JavaScript
16 74 (12.48%) DevOps
17 67 (11.30%) Retail
18 65 (10.96%) Information Security
19 64 (10.79%) HTML
19 64 (10.79%) Firewall
20 63 (10.62%) ITIL
20 63 (10.62%) SIEM
21 62 (10.46%) OO
22 61 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
23 59 (9.95%) Oracle
23 59 (9.95%) Finance
24 58 (9.78%) CSS
25 57 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
26 55 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure

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 35 (5.90%) OpenStack
2 24 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 18 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 14 (2.36%) Oracle Service Bus
6 10 (1.69%) Drupal
6 10 (1.69%) GlassFish
6 10 (1.69%) Mule
6 10 (1.69%) Mule ESB
7 9 (1.52%) JBoss
8 8 (1.35%) CMS
9 7 (1.18%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 7 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.01%) IIS
10 6 (1.01%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
11 5 (0.84%) SAS
12 4 (0.67%) Apache
13 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 29 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.01%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.67%) Zemax
7 3 (0.51%) SPSS
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.35%) Cognos TM1
2 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.51%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.51%) SAP GRC
3 3 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.34%) Magento
4 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 95 (16.02%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (9.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.05%) Office 365
4 20 (3.37%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (2.53%) GitHub
6 11 (1.85%) SaaS
7 10 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.52%) Boomi
9 6 (1.01%) Google Analytics
10 5 (0.84%) IaaS
11 4 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.67%) PaaS
11 4 (0.67%) Trello
12 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.51%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.34%) Google Play
14 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.79%) Firewall
2 50 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 41 (6.91%) DNS
4 32 (5.40%) DHCP
5 29 (4.89%) Network Security
6 24 (4.05%) SNMP
7 23 (3.88%) HTTP
8 15 (2.53%) ICMP
9 14 (2.36%) Internet
9 14 (2.36%) Wireless
10 10 (1.69%) 5G
11 9 (1.52%) BGP
11 9 (1.52%) Ethernet
12 8 (1.35%) 3GPP
12 8 (1.35%) Kerberos
12 8 (1.35%) LTE
12 8 (1.35%) OSPF
12 8 (1.35%) WCDMA
13 7 (1.18%) 802.11
13 7 (1.18%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.23%) NoSQL
3 21 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.87%) Power BI
4 17 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.36%) Big Data
6 14 (2.36%) Data Mining
7 12 (2.02%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (1.35%) MySQL
10 7 (1.18%) Redis
11 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.84%) SAP HANA
13 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (8.94%) Git (software)
2 47 (7.93%) LabVIEW
3 34 (5.73%) JIRA
4 28 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 25 (4.22%) Selenium
6 24 (4.05%) Subversion
7 14 (2.36%) MSTest
7 14 (2.36%) NUnit
7 14 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 13 (2.19%) Jasmine
9 10 (1.69%) Redmine
10 8 (1.35%) ClearCase
11 7 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (1.18%) WebDriver
12 6 (1.01%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.01%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.84%) Bower
13 5 (0.84%) Gradle
13 5 (0.84%) Grunt
General
1 67 (11.30%) Retail
2 59 (9.95%) Finance
3 45 (7.59%) Marketing
4 29 (4.89%) Advertising
5 27 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.37%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.85%) Electronics
7 11 (1.85%) Legal
8 5 (0.84%) French Language
9 4 (0.67%) Automotive
9 4 (0.67%) Back Office
9 4 (0.67%) Billing
9 4 (0.67%) Local Government
10 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.51%) German Language
10 3 (0.51%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.34%) Military
11 2 (0.34%) Publishing
11 2 (0.34%) Swedish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (32.38%) Developer
2 89 (15.01%) Analyst
3 51 (8.60%) C# Developer
4 49 (8.26%) .NET Developer
5 47 (7.93%) Graduate
6 45 (7.59%) Java Developer
7 44 (7.42%) Software Developer
8 42 (7.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (6.75%) Senior Developer
10 34 (5.73%) Team Leader
11 31 (5.23%) Junior
12 30 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
13 29 (4.89%) Architect
14 28 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
15 26 (4.38%) .NET Software Developer
15 26 (4.38%) Software Engineer
16 24 (4.05%) Test Engineer
17 23 (3.88%) Graduate Developer
17 23 (3.88%) Product Manager
18 22 (3.71%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (16.19%) .NET
2 64 (10.79%) HTML
3 58 (9.78%) CSS
4 35 (5.90%) Velocity
5 33 (5.56%) AngularJS
6 32 (5.40%) HTML5
6 32 (5.40%) Web Services
7 27 (4.55%) jQuery
7 27 (4.55%) Middleware
8 26 (4.38%) ASP.NET
9 20 (3.37%) CSS3
9 20 (3.37%) SOAP
9 20 (3.37%) XML
10 17 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (2.53%) JSON
11 15 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (2.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (2.36%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (2.36%) REST
13 13 (2.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 306 (51.60%) Computer Science
2 133 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (10.29%) Self-Motivation
4 55 (9.27%) User Experience
5 52 (8.77%) Mobile App
6 38 (6.41%) Management Information System
7 36 (6.07%) Security Operations Centre
8 32 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
9 22 (3.71%) Embedded Systems
10 21 (3.54%) Robotics
11 20 (3.37%) Acoustics
11 20 (3.37%) Private Cloud
12 17 (2.87%) Algorithms
12 17 (2.87%) Optoelectronics
13 14 (2.36%) Driving Licence
14 12 (2.02%) Social Media
15 10 (1.69%) Data Centre
15 10 (1.69%) Data Structures
16 8 (1.35%) Fat Client
16 8 (1.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.19%) Linux
2 46 (7.76%) Unix
2 46 (7.76%) Windows
3 20 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.53%) Android
4 15 (2.53%) Mac OS X
5 14 (2.36%) CoreOS
6 13 (2.19%) AIX
7 12 (2.02%) Debian
8 7 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.84%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.67%) Solaris
10 4 (0.67%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.67%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.51%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (19.90%) Mathematics
3 112 (18.89%) Problem-Solving
4 74 (12.48%) DevOps
5 65 (10.96%) Information Security
6 63 (10.62%) ITIL
6 63 (10.62%) SIEM
7 62 (10.46%) OO
8 57 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (9.27%) SDLC
10 51 (8.60%) E-Commerce
11 48 (8.09%) Physics
11 48 (8.09%) Software Engineering
12 45 (7.59%) Cybersecurity
13 44 (7.42%) Test Automation
14 40 (6.75%) CRM
15 38 (6.41%) Coaching
15 38 (6.41%) Open Source
16 37 (6.24%) Project Management
17 36 (6.07%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 193 (32.55%) SQL
2 119 (20.07%) Java
3 87 (14.67%) Python
4 85 (14.33%) C#
5 83 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 52 (8.77%) C++
7 37 (6.24%) C
8 22 (3.71%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.37%) MATLAB
9 20 (3.37%) PowerShell
10 15 (2.53%) PHP
11 13 (2.19%) VBA
12 12 (2.02%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.69%) Scala
14 8 (1.35%) Java 8
14 8 (1.35%) R
14 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.18%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.18%) Perl
15 7 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 262 (44.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 25 (4.22%) GSEC
2 25 (4.22%) SSCP
3 20 (3.37%) Master's Degree
3 20 (3.37%) PhD
4 19 (3.20%) CISSP
4 19 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (3.04%) Numerate Degree
6 15 (2.53%) GCIA
6 15 (2.53%) GCIH
7 14 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (2.19%) CEH
8 13 (2.19%) Security Cleared
9 12 (2.02%) SC Cleared
10 11 (1.85%) MCSE
11 10 (1.69%) CCNP
12 7 (1.18%) CCIE
12 7 (1.18%) CCNA
13 6 (1.01%) ISEB
14 5 (0.84%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (3.88%) GDPR
3 21 (3.54%) PCI DSS
4 20 (3.37%) QA
5 13 (2.19%) GCP
6 5 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.84%) PMO
7 3 (0.51%) COBIT
8 2 (0.34%) Def Stans
8 2 (0.34%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.17%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.17%) MISRA
9 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (4.22%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.05%) Docker
3 23 (3.88%) Ceph
4 19 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (2.19%) Firmware
7 8 (1.35%) XenApp
8 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 36 (6.07%) Puppet
2 24 (4.05%) Kubernetes
3 14 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.02%) Ansible
5 10 (1.69%) Terraform
6 4 (0.67%) CA Service Virtualization
6 4 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.51%) Consul
7 3 (0.51%) QRadar
8 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 102 (17.20%) Microsoft
2 59 (9.95%) Oracle
3 28 (4.72%) IBM
4 27 (4.55%) Google
5 25 (4.22%) Splunk
6 21 (3.54%) VMware
7 15 (2.53%) Adobe
7 15 (2.53%) Xamarin
8 14 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.19%) Juniper
10 12 (2.02%) NetApp
11 11 (1.85%) SAP
12 10 (1.69%) ArcSight
12 10 (1.69%) Cisco
12 10 (1.69%) Citrix
12 10 (1.69%) LogRhythm
12 10 (1.69%) WSO2
13 9 (1.52%) MuleSoft
13 9 (1.52%) Tableau
13 9 (1.52%) Talend