Period
to 20 February 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 13 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Degree 434 625 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.58% 12.81% 11.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.14% 52.04% 43.19%
Number of salaries quoted 302 542 520
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £64,975 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 1,006 1,201 1,255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.17% 24.62% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 709 996 988
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,700 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +1 106 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Welwyn Garden City 0 74 £60,000 +44.58% 4
Hatfield -17 45 £55,000 -8.33% 13
St Albans +20 43 £52,500 -4.55% 9
Borehamwood +1 35 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Letchworth +11 22 £30,000 +25.00% 1
Stevenage -7 20 £55,000 +33.33% 27
Hertford +4 16 £22,500 -19.64%
Hemel Hempstead -7 8 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Rickmansworth +10 6 £62,500 +17.92% 2
Berkhamsted - 5 £30,000 - 1
Broxbourne -4 4 £35,000 +55.56%
Kings Langley -2 2 - - 7
Bishop's Stortford -13 2 £52,500 +75.00% 7
Hitchin 0 1 £42,500 +77.08% 5
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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.

1 136 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 99 (22.81%) Microsoft
4 93 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 88 (20.28%) SQL
6 83 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
7 75 (17.28%) Mathematics
8 73 (16.82%) Java
9 70 (16.13%) Linux
10 64 (14.75%) Python
11 61 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
12 60 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 53 (12.21%) SQL Server
14 50 (11.52%) .NET
15 49 (11.29%) HTML
16 48 (11.06%) JavaScript
17 47 (10.83%) Data Analysis
18 43 (9.91%) Physics
18 43 (9.91%) C#
18 43 (9.91%) ITIL
18 43 (9.91%) Identity Access Management
19 42 (9.68%) DevOps
20 41 (9.45%) Retail
20 41 (9.45%) Software Engineering
21 40 (9.22%) Active Directory
21 40 (9.22%) User Experience
22 39 (8.99%) SDLC
22 39 (8.99%) CSS
22 39 (8.99%) Information Security

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 24 (5.53%) Apache
2 17 (3.92%) JBoss
3 14 (3.23%) OpenStack
4 13 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (2.07%) IIS
5 9 (2.07%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.07%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.15%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.92%) CMS
8 4 (0.92%) Drupal
8 4 (0.92%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.92%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.69%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.69%) Marvel
10 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.15%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.46%) CPLEX
6 2 (0.46%) InDesign
7 1 (0.23%) InVision
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.92%) StreamServe
3 2 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.06%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (3.46%) Office 365
5 14 (3.23%) GitHub
5 14 (3.23%) SaaS
6 8 (1.84%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.61%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.61%) IaaS
7 7 (1.61%) PaaS
8 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.69%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.69%) Serverless
11 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.23%) G Suite
11 1 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.06%) DNS
2 30 (6.91%) Firewall
3 27 (6.22%) Internet
4 26 (5.99%) TCP/IP
5 21 (4.84%) DHCP
6 16 (3.69%) HTTP
6 16 (3.69%) ICMP
6 16 (3.69%) SNMP
7 13 (3.00%) SMTP
8 11 (2.53%) VPN
8 11 (2.53%) Wireless
9 9 (2.07%) VoIP
10 8 (1.84%) LAN
10 8 (1.84%) WAN
11 7 (1.61%) Skype
12 5 (1.15%) TETRA
13 4 (0.92%) Network Security
13 4 (0.92%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (0.92%) SAN
14 3 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.07%) MySQL
3 13 (3.00%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (1.84%) Power BI
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.38%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.38%) Redis
7 6 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.92%) QlikView
10 3 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.69%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 25 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.69%) JIRA
3 14 (3.23%) LabVIEW
3 14 (3.23%) Subversion
4 11 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 10 (2.30%) Selenium
6 8 (1.84%) Eclipse
7 6 (1.38%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.15%) Redmine
8 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.92%) Gradle
10 3 (0.69%) Bower
10 3 (0.69%) Grunt
10 3 (0.69%) gulp
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.69%) Xcode
11 2 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.46%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.46%) webpack
12 1 (0.23%) Mercurial
General
1 41 (9.45%) Retail
2 29 (6.68%) Finance
3 21 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 16 (3.69%) Electronics
6 15 (3.46%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.30%) French Language
8 9 (2.07%) Marketing
9 5 (1.15%) German Language
9 5 (1.15%) Legal
9 5 (1.15%) Swedish Language
10 4 (0.92%) Games
10 4 (0.92%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.69%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.69%) Greek Language
11 3 (0.69%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.69%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.46%) Automotive
12 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (25.58%) Developer
2 74 (17.05%) Analyst
3 32 (7.37%) Software Developer
4 31 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 28 (6.45%) Architect
6 27 (6.22%) Product Manager
7 25 (5.76%) .NET Developer
7 25 (5.76%) C# Developer
7 25 (5.76%) Graduate
8 22 (5.07%) C# Software Developer
9 19 (4.38%) Full Stack Developer
9 19 (4.38%) Support Analyst
10 18 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 17 (3.92%) .NET Software Developer
11 17 (3.92%) Software Engineer
12 14 (3.23%) Project Manager
13 13 (3.00%) Applications Support
13 13 (3.00%) Applications Support Analyst
14 12 (2.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 12 (2.76%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.52%) .NET
2 49 (11.29%) HTML
3 39 (8.99%) CSS
4 31 (7.14%) Web Services
5 20 (4.61%) Velocity
6 19 (4.38%) LAMP
7 18 (4.15%) AngularJS
7 18 (4.15%) Spring
7 18 (4.15%) XML
8 15 (3.46%) ASP.NET
9 13 (3.00%) Node.js
10 12 (2.76%) Hibernate
11 10 (2.30%) SOAP
12 9 (2.07%) Java EE
12 9 (2.07%) jQuery
13 8 (1.84%) JavaFX
13 8 (1.84%) Spring MVC
13 8 (1.84%) Swing
14 7 (1.61%) Ajax
14 7 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 83 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (9.22%) User Experience
3 31 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 27 (6.22%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 14 (3.23%) Algorithms
6 14 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
7 13 (3.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
8 11 (2.53%) Life Science
9 10 (2.30%) Acoustics
9 10 (2.30%) Graphic Design
9 10 (2.30%) Security Operations Centre
10 9 (2.07%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (2.07%) Pharmacovigilance
11 8 (1.84%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.84%) Optoelectronics
11 8 (1.84%) Public Cloud
12 7 (1.61%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 70 (16.13%) Linux
2 35 (8.06%) Windows
3 25 (5.76%) Windows Server
4 20 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (4.15%) Unix
6 16 (3.69%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.61%) Android
8 6 (1.38%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.38%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.15%) Kali Linux
9 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.92%) Debian
11 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.46%) AIX
12 2 (0.46%) Robot Operating System
12 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.23%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 75 (17.28%) Mathematics
4 60 (13.82%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (10.83%) Data Analysis
6 43 (9.91%) Identity Access Management
6 43 (9.91%) ITIL
6 43 (9.91%) Physics
7 42 (9.68%) DevOps
8 41 (9.45%) Software Engineering
9 39 (8.99%) Information Security
9 39 (8.99%) SDLC
10 38 (8.76%) Project Management
11 36 (8.29%) Data Science
12 34 (7.83%) CRM
13 33 (7.60%) Web Development
14 31 (7.14%) Analytics
15 29 (6.68%) Systems Engineering
16 25 (5.76%) Analytical Thinking
17 24 (5.53%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 88 (20.28%) SQL
2 73 (16.82%) Java
3 64 (14.75%) Python
4 48 (11.06%) JavaScript
5 43 (9.91%) C#
6 24 (5.53%) C++
7 22 (5.07%) Bash Shell
8 17 (3.92%) PHP
9 13 (3.00%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.76%) Perl
11 11 (2.53%) PowerShell
11 11 (2.53%) VBA
12 10 (2.30%) MATLAB
13 8 (1.84%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.38%) C
15 5 (1.15%) Delphi
15 5 (1.15%) Java 8
15 5 (1.15%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.92%) AWK
16 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (3.69%) GCIA
2 16 (3.69%) GCIH
2 16 (3.69%) GSEC
2 16 (3.69%) SSCP
3 14 (3.23%) ISEB
3 14 (3.23%) Master's Degree
3 14 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (3.23%) PhD
4 10 (2.30%) CCNA
4 10 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.07%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.07%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (1.61%) HND
7 7 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.61%) MBCS
7 7 (1.61%) MCSD
8 6 (1.38%) CEH
9 5 (1.15%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.07%) QA
1 9 (2.07%) SLA
2 8 (1.84%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.61%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.23%) GPG13
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 40 (9.22%) Active Directory
2 23 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.46%) Docker
4 12 (2.76%) iptables
4 12 (2.76%) NFS
4 12 (2.76%) Postfix
4 12 (2.76%) Samba
4 12 (2.76%) VMware Server
5 8 (1.84%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.15%) Ceph
7 5 (1.15%) Firmware
8 2 (0.46%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (4.84%) Puppet
2 8 (1.84%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.38%) Consul
3 6 (1.38%) Graphite
4 5 (1.15%) QRadar
5 4 (0.92%) Ansible
5 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.69%) SCCM
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.23%) Grafana
8 1 (0.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.23%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.23%) SCOM
8 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 99 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.37%) Oracle
3 30 (6.91%) VMware
4 23 (5.30%) Google
5 17 (3.92%) Splunk
6 14 (3.23%) IBM
7 11 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (2.53%) SAP
8 10 (2.30%) Cisco
8 10 (2.30%) Red Hat
9 7 (1.61%) Optimizely
10 6 (1.38%) Adobe
10 6 (1.38%) Mentor Graphics
11 5 (1.15%) Mitel
11 5 (1.15%) NetApp
12 4 (0.92%) Citrix
12 4 (0.92%) Fortinet
12 4 (0.92%) IFS
12 4 (0.92%) Juniper
13 3 (0.69%) Xamarin