Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 15 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 546 580 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.96% 13.20% 12.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.44% 52.82% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 442 493 510
Hertfordshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,650 £62,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £44,296 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.05% +4.22% +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 1,151 1,098 1,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.42% 24.99% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 818 910 1,105
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,375 £65,000 £65,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -

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 15 November 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 15 November 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
Watford -9 83 £38,750 +10.71% 8
Welwyn Garden City -6 81 £50,000 +56.25% 7
St Albans +20 65 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Hatfield -8 64 £65,000 +18.18% 16
Borehamwood +3 62 £40,000 -3.03% 1
Stevenage +6 37 £47,500 +31.03% 29
Hertford +12 28 £22,500 -35.71% 2
Broxbourne +8 18 £34,500 +22.12%
Hemel Hempstead -8 16 £31,950 -14.80% 9
Bishop's Stortford -3 13 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Letchworth +7 11 £30,000 -27.27% 2
Potters Bar - 5 £60,000 -
Baldock - 4 £32,500 -
Rickmansworth -2 3 - -
Hoddesdon - 3 £30,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £67,500 -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 215 (39.38%) Computer Science
2 186 (34.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 155 (28.39%) SQL
3 155 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (21.98%) Microsoft
5 103 (18.86%) Java
6 102 (18.68%) Mathematics
7 99 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
8 90 (16.48%) Python
9 82 (15.02%) SQL Server
10 81 (14.84%) JavaScript
11 80 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
12 78 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
13 76 (13.92%) Linux
14 73 (13.37%) HTML
15 72 (13.19%) DevOps
16 71 (13.00%) .NET
17 69 (12.64%) Physics
18 67 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 66 (12.09%) C#
20 60 (10.99%) SDLC
21 59 (10.81%) CSS
22 57 (10.44%) User Experience
23 56 (10.26%) Firewall
24 54 (9.89%) TCP/IP
25 53 (9.71%) Information Security
26 52 (9.52%) Web Development
27 50 (9.16%) Software Engineering
28 49 (8.97%) Retail
28 49 (8.97%) Windows

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 33 (6.04%) OpenStack
2 19 (3.48%) JBoss
3 18 (3.30%) GlassFish
4 15 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 13 (2.38%) CMS
6 12 (2.20%) Apache
7 10 (1.83%) Drupal
7 10 (1.83%) SharePoint
8 9 (1.65%) IIS
8 9 (1.65%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.28%) MQSeries
10 7 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.92%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.92%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 9 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.37%) InDesign
10 1 (0.18%) InVision
10 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 10 (1.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (1.83%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.73%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.73%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.73%) StreamServe
4 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.37%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.37%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 78 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (12.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (4.40%) SaaS
4 21 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (3.48%) Office 365
6 17 (3.11%) GitHub
7 16 (2.93%) Google Analytics
8 14 (2.56%) IaaS
8 14 (2.56%) PaaS
9 7 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.28%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.73%) Google Play
11 4 (0.73%) Serverless
12 3 (0.55%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (10.26%) Firewall
2 54 (9.89%) TCP/IP
3 37 (6.78%) DNS
4 24 (4.40%) DHCP
5 20 (3.66%) SNMP
6 18 (3.30%) Internet
7 17 (3.11%) HTTP
7 17 (3.11%) ICMP
7 17 (3.11%) Network Security
8 16 (2.93%) VPN
8 16 (2.93%) WAN
9 15 (2.75%) Wireless
10 14 (2.56%) LAN
11 8 (1.47%) Skype
12 7 (1.28%) BGP
12 7 (1.28%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (1.28%) SAN
13 6 (1.10%) VoIP
14 5 (0.92%) MPLS
14 5 (0.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.95%) MySQL
3 25 (4.58%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.03%) Power BI
5 21 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.56%) Oracle Database
10 11 (2.01%) Big Data
10 11 (2.01%) Redis
11 10 (1.83%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.28%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.92%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.92%) QlikView
13 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.88%) LabVIEW
3 32 (5.86%) JIRA
4 26 (4.76%) Subversion
5 19 (3.48%) Redmine
6 15 (2.75%) Jenkins
7 13 (2.38%) Selenium
8 10 (1.83%) Eclipse
9 9 (1.65%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.10%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.73%) Android Studio
11 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.55%) Gradle
12 3 (0.55%) Xcode
13 2 (0.37%) Bower
13 2 (0.37%) Grunt
13 2 (0.37%) gulp
13 2 (0.37%) JUnit
13 2 (0.37%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 49 (8.97%) Retail
2 47 (8.61%) Finance
3 27 (4.95%) Marketing
3 27 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 22 (4.03%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.38%) Legal
6 12 (2.20%) French Language
7 9 (1.65%) Electronics
7 9 (1.65%) German Language
8 8 (1.47%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.47%) Swedish Language
9 6 (1.10%) Advertising
9 6 (1.10%) Games
10 5 (0.92%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.73%) Romanian Language
11 4 (0.73%) Russian Language
11 4 (0.73%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.55%) Greek Language
12 3 (0.55%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 169 (30.95%) Developer
2 83 (15.20%) Analyst
3 55 (10.07%) Software Developer
4 41 (7.51%) Java Developer
5 38 (6.96%) .NET Developer
5 38 (6.96%) C# Developer
6 35 (6.41%) Graduate
7 33 (6.04%) Architect
7 33 (6.04%) C# Software Developer
8 28 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 27 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
10 26 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
11 24 (4.40%) Product Manager
12 22 (4.03%) Junior
13 19 (3.48%) Lead Developer
13 19 (3.48%) Network Engineer
13 19 (3.48%) Software Engineer
14 18 (3.30%) Consultant
15 17 (3.11%) Lead Java Developer
16 16 (2.93%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (13.37%) HTML
2 71 (13.00%) .NET
3 59 (10.81%) CSS
4 41 (7.51%) Velocity
5 40 (7.33%) Web Services
6 29 (5.31%) AngularJS
7 25 (4.58%) XML
8 24 (4.40%) Node.js
9 18 (3.30%) Spring
10 16 (2.93%) jQuery
11 12 (2.20%) Hibernate
11 12 (2.20%) HTML5
11 12 (2.20%) SOAP
12 11 (2.01%) ASP.NET
12 11 (2.01%) Java EE
13 10 (1.83%) Spring MVC
14 9 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (1.47%) CSS3
15 8 (1.47%) JavaFX
15 8 (1.47%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 215 (39.38%) Computer Science
2 99 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (10.44%) User Experience
4 35 (6.41%) Management Information System
5 33 (6.04%) Self-Motivation
6 31 (5.68%) Security Operations Centre
7 28 (5.13%) Mobile App
8 26 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
9 17 (3.11%) Data Centre
10 16 (2.93%) Private Cloud
11 15 (2.75%) Embedded Systems
12 14 (2.56%) Acoustics
13 13 (2.38%) Algorithms
13 13 (2.38%) Optoelectronics
13 13 (2.38%) Replication
14 12 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (2.20%) Public Cloud
15 11 (2.01%) Driving Licence
16 9 (1.65%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.92%) Linux
2 49 (8.97%) Windows
3 39 (7.14%) Unix
4 26 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 17 (3.11%) Mac OS X
6 14 (2.56%) Android
7 13 (2.38%) AIX
8 11 (2.01%) CoreOS
8 11 (2.01%) Debian
9 9 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.28%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.92%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.92%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.37%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (18.68%) Mathematics
3 80 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
4 72 (13.19%) DevOps
5 69 (12.64%) Physics
6 60 (10.99%) SDLC
7 53 (9.71%) Information Security
8 52 (9.52%) Web Development
9 50 (9.16%) Software Engineering
10 49 (8.97%) CRM
11 44 (8.06%) ITIL
11 44 (8.06%) Project Management
11 44 (8.06%) SIEM
12 40 (7.33%) Data Analysis
13 39 (7.14%) Analytics
13 39 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 39 (7.14%) OO
14 38 (6.96%) Identity Access Management
15 37 (6.78%) Visualisation
16 32 (5.86%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 155 (28.39%) SQL
2 103 (18.86%) Java
3 90 (16.48%) Python
4 81 (14.84%) JavaScript
5 66 (12.09%) C#
6 40 (7.33%) C++
7 28 (5.13%) PHP
8 21 (3.85%) C
9 19 (3.48%) T-SQL
10 16 (2.93%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.56%) VBA
13 12 (2.20%) Bash Shell
14 11 (2.01%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.47%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.92%) AWK
17 4 (0.73%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.73%) Scala
18 2 (0.37%) Java 8
18 2 (0.37%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 186 (34.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (3.85%) Master's Degree
3 20 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (3.66%) PhD
4 19 (3.48%) GSEC
4 19 (3.48%) SSCP
5 17 (3.11%) GCIA
5 17 (3.11%) GCIH
6 16 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (2.93%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (2.56%) CCNP
8 12 (2.20%) CCNA
9 11 (2.01%) CISSP
10 10 (1.83%) MBA
11 8 (1.47%) CEH
11 8 (1.47%) ISEB
12 7 (1.28%) AWS Certification
12 7 (1.28%) CCENT
12 7 (1.28%) SC Cleared
12 7 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (3.85%) QA
3 17 (3.11%) GDPR
4 14 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.92%) PMO
6 4 (0.73%) COBIT
6 4 (0.73%) SLA
7 3 (0.55%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.18%) GPG13
8 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 37 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 29 (5.31%) Docker
3 23 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (3.66%) Ceph
5 16 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.65%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.92%) Firmware
7 5 (0.92%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (4.95%) Kubernetes
2 25 (4.58%) Puppet
3 9 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (1.47%) Ansible
4 8 (1.47%) Consul
4 8 (1.47%) Graphite
5 5 (0.92%) QRadar
6 3 (0.55%) Grafana
6 3 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.55%) Observium
6 3 (0.55%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.55%) RANCID
7 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.37%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 120 (21.98%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.96%) Google
2 38 (6.96%) Oracle
3 31 (5.68%) VMware
4 22 (4.03%) IBM
5 20 (3.66%) Splunk
6 19 (3.48%) Cisco
6 19 (3.48%) NetApp
7 16 (2.93%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (2.56%) SAP
9 11 (2.01%) Cognos
9 11 (2.01%) Tableau
10 10 (1.83%) Adobe
10 10 (1.83%) Optimizely
11 9 (1.65%) Juniper
12 7 (1.28%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.10%) Pardot
14 5 (0.92%) Aruba
14 5 (0.92%) Citrix
14 5 (0.92%) IFS