Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 15 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Degree 155 347 579
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 10.76% 11.45% 12.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.90% 37.64% 50.44%
Number of salaries quoted 139 248 510
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,696 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.11% -14.61% +25.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,250 £26,175
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% +7.14%

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 379 922 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 26.32% 30.42% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 294 659 932
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,650 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +4.65%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Degree in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Degree in Hertfordshire

Degree
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Degree in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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
St Albans -4 27 £52,500 - 3
Watford -15 26 £57,500 +101.75% 2
Hemel Hempstead +21 15 £57,500 +71.64%
Borehamwood -3 15 £42,500 +36.00% 1
Letchworth +5 13 £35,000 -
Hatfield +9 12 £61,250 +2.08%
Ware - 8 - -
Bishop's Stortford +5 5 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Stevenage -2 5 £35,000 -30.00% 12
Hertford +3 2 £56,250 +150.00%
Rickmansworth -2 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -11 1 - - 3
Potters Bar - 1 - - 2
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 90 (58.06%) Computer Science
2 58 (37.42%) SQL
3 57 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (32.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 46 (29.68%) Azure
6 41 (26.45%) C#
7 35 (22.58%) .NET
8 32 (20.65%) C++
9 29 (18.71%) AWS
10 27 (17.42%) Windows
11 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 25 (16.13%) Scrum
12 24 (15.48%) Artificial Intelligence
13 23 (14.84%) CSS
14 22 (14.19%) Project Management
14 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
14 22 (14.19%) TDD
14 22 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (13.55%) Python
16 20 (12.90%) E-Commerce
16 20 (12.90%) C
16 20 (12.90%) Java
16 20 (12.90%) DevOps
16 20 (12.90%) Multithreading
17 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (12.26%) Cybersecurity
17 19 (12.26%) Continuous Delivery
17 19 (12.26%) JavaScript
17 19 (12.26%) HTML
17 19 (12.26%) ITIL

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 5 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
1 5 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.29%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.29%) Blender
3 2 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Simulink
4 1 (0.65%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Relativity
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 46 (29.68%) Azure
2 29 (18.71%) AWS
3 10 (6.45%) Power Platform
4 7 (4.52%) Office 365
5 3 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.94%) GCP
5 3 (1.94%) OneDrive
5 3 (1.94%) SaaS
5 3 (1.94%) Serverless
6 2 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.29%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.65%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.65%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (0.65%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.65%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (0.65%) Heroku
7 1 (0.65%) IaaS
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) LAN
1 8 (5.16%) WAN
2 6 (3.87%) Firewall
3 5 (3.23%) DHCP
3 5 (3.23%) DNS
4 4 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.94%) MQTT
5 3 (1.94%) Skype
6 1 (0.65%) 3G
6 1 (0.65%) 4G
6 1 (0.65%) 5G
6 1 (0.65%) DVB
6 1 (0.65%) HTTP
6 1 (0.65%) Internet
6 1 (0.65%) Intranet
6 1 (0.65%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.65%) SAN
6 1 (0.65%) VoIP
6 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.74%) MySQL
3 10 (6.45%) Power BI
4 8 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.58%) Big Data
7 4 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (1.94%) EDRMS
8 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.94%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.94%) SQLite
9 2 (1.29%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 16 (10.32%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.74%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.81%) LabVIEW
4 8 (5.16%) Visual Studio
5 7 (4.52%) Maven
6 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (3.23%) Ant
7 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.23%) Gradle
7 5 (3.23%) JIRA
8 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.94%) Xcode
9 2 (1.29%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.29%) git-flow
9 2 (1.29%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.65%) ProC
General
1 16 (10.32%) Retail
2 13 (8.39%) Manufacturing
3 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (5.81%) Games
6 8 (5.16%) Finance
7 6 (3.87%) Marketing
8 5 (3.23%) Advertising
8 5 (3.23%) Aerospace
9 4 (2.58%) Legal
9 4 (2.58%) Local Government
10 3 (1.94%) Back Office
11 2 (1.29%) Electronics
11 2 (1.29%) Law
11 2 (1.29%) Police
11 2 (1.29%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (45.81%) Developer
2 24 (15.48%) Software Developer
3 15 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (9.03%) Software Engineer
5 12 (7.74%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Architect
7 9 (5.81%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.81%) Junior
8 8 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.16%) DevOps Manager
9 7 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.52%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.52%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.52%) Junior Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.23%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
11 5 (3.23%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.58%) .NET
2 23 (14.84%) CSS
3 19 (12.26%) HTML
4 14 (9.03%) Velocity
4 14 (9.03%) XML
5 12 (7.74%) AngularJS
5 12 (7.74%) Web Services
6 11 (7.10%) React
6 11 (7.10%) XML Schema
7 10 (6.45%) JSON
8 9 (5.81%) .NET Core
8 9 (5.81%) Spring
9 7 (4.52%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 6 (3.87%) J2EE
10 6 (3.87%) JDBC
10 6 (3.87%) REST
10 6 (3.87%) RESTful
10 6 (3.87%) XSLT
11 5 (3.23%) JSP
11 5 (3.23%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.03%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.03%) User Experience
3 10 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 7 (4.52%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.87%) Virtual Team
6 5 (3.23%) Acoustics
6 5 (3.23%) Digital Wallet
6 5 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.58%) 3D Graphics
7 4 (2.58%) Blog
7 4 (2.58%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.58%) Fibre Optics
7 4 (2.58%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.58%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (1.94%) iPad
9 2 (1.29%) Animation
9 2 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.42%) Windows
2 19 (12.26%) Linux
3 10 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 9 (5.81%) Android
4 9 (5.81%) Windows 10
5 8 (5.16%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (58.06%) Computer Science
2 57 (36.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (16.13%) Scrum
4 24 (15.48%) Artificial Intelligence
5 22 (14.19%) Project Management
5 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
5 22 (14.19%) TDD
6 20 (12.90%) DevOps
6 20 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 20 (12.90%) Multithreading
7 19 (12.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (12.26%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (12.26%) ITIL
8 18 (11.61%) Analytics
8 18 (11.61%) Machine Learning
8 18 (11.61%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (11.61%) SDLC
9 16 (10.32%) Product Roadmap
10 15 (9.68%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.42%) SQL
2 41 (26.45%) C#
3 32 (20.65%) C++
4 21 (13.55%) Python
5 20 (12.90%) C
5 20 (12.90%) Java
6 19 (12.26%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.10%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.52%) PHP
9 6 (3.87%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.87%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.58%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.58%) VB
12 2 (1.29%) Groovy
12 2 (1.29%) Ruby
13 1 (0.65%) ANSI C
13 1 (0.65%) GLSL
13 1 (0.65%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 50 (32.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (5.16%) ISEB
2 8 (5.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (4.52%) MBCS
4 4 (2.58%) HND
4 4 (2.58%) PhD
5 2 (1.29%) CISM
5 2 (1.29%) CISSP
5 2 (1.29%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) CISA
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MBA
6 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) GxP
1 8 (5.16%) QA
2 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.29%) GDPR
3 2 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.65%) NIST
4 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.58%) Docker
2 4 (2.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Ansible
1 3 (1.94%) EnCase
1 3 (1.94%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.29%) MOM
3 1 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.65%) Terraform
3 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.32%) Oracle
3 4 (2.58%) IFS
4 3 (1.94%) Adobe
4 3 (1.94%) IBM
4 3 (1.94%) Informatica
4 3 (1.94%) Nuix
4 3 (1.94%) PTC
4 3 (1.94%) Tableau
4 3 (1.94%) Talend
5 2 (1.29%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.29%) Apple
5 2 (1.29%) HP
5 2 (1.29%) Splunk
5 2 (1.29%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Dell
6 1 (0.65%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.65%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (0.65%) Sencha
6 1 (0.65%) Zend