Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 242 562 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 9.52% 13.61% 13.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.18% 47.35% 53.67%
Number of salaries quoted 190 486 473
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £30,875 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,125 £68,750 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,278 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.98% +8.19% -5.88%

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 752 1,187 1,062
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 29.57% 28.74% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 564 886 866
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £65,000
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -7 37 £42,500 -5.56% 11
St Albans +3 30 £52,500 - 14
Hemel Hempstead +7 18 £35,000 +37.25% 7
Letchworth -1 15 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Stevenage -6 13 £47,500 - 18
Borehamwood -6 11 £60,000 +41.18% 11
Welwyn Garden City -21 11 £56,250 +12.50% 4
Hitchin - 10 £39,000 - 5
Hatfield -14 9 £60,000 -7.69% 14
Rickmansworth +18 8 £87,500 - 1
Kings Langley - 8 £22,500 - 2
Harpenden - 5 £35,000 -
Hertford -4 4 £42,696 +52.49%
Broxbourne +5 3 £26,000 -24.64%
Royston - 2 £52,000 - 9
Hoddesdon +3 1 £26,000 -13.33%
Berkhamsted +2 1 £25,500 -62.22% 1
Baldock +1 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Bishop's Stortford -9 1 £60,000 +118.18%
Waltham Cross - 1 - -
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 88 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 74 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (29.75%) SQL
4 69 (28.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 61 (25.21%) Windows
6 49 (20.25%) ITIL
7 46 (19.01%) Azure
8 43 (17.77%) AWS
9 41 (16.94%) SQL Server
10 40 (16.53%) Finance
11 39 (16.12%) .NET
11 39 (16.12%) Linux
12 35 (14.46%) C#
12 35 (14.46%) User Experience
13 34 (14.05%) Scrum
14 33 (13.64%) Microsoft
15 32 (13.22%) E-Commerce
16 31 (12.81%) JavaScript
16 31 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
17 30 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
17 30 (12.40%) VMware
17 30 (12.40%) Management Information System
18 28 (11.57%) Project Management
18 28 (11.57%) Active Directory
18 28 (11.57%) TDD
19 27 (11.16%) Firewall
19 27 (11.16%) Cybersecurity
20 26 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
21 25 (10.33%) Cisco
21 25 (10.33%) HTML

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 8 (3.31%) Apache
2 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.24%) CMS
4 3 (1.24%) nginx
4 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.83%) Confluence
5 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (5.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.89%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.83%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.41%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.41%) InDesign
4 1 (0.41%) InVision
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.41%) Simulink
4 1 (0.41%) Sketch
4 1 (0.41%) Stateflow
4 1 (0.41%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Maximo
1 2 (0.83%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.83%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.41%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 46 (19.01%) Azure
2 43 (17.77%) AWS
3 17 (7.02%) Office 365
4 11 (4.55%) SaaS
5 9 (3.72%) GCP
6 8 (3.31%) Power Platform
7 7 (2.89%) Google Analytics
8 5 (2.07%) Google App Engine
9 4 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.65%) GitHub
10 3 (1.24%) IaaS
11 2 (0.83%) PaaS
12 1 (0.41%) AdWords
12 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.41%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.41%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.41%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.16%) Firewall
2 19 (7.85%) VPN
3 17 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 14 (5.79%) DNS
5 13 (5.37%) Internet
6 11 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (4.13%) 4G
8 9 (3.72%) 2.5G
8 9 (3.72%) 2G
8 9 (3.72%) 3G
8 9 (3.72%) 5G
9 6 (2.48%) SNMP
10 5 (2.07%) LAN
10 5 (2.07%) SMTP
10 5 (2.07%) WAN
11 4 (1.65%) Network Security
11 4 (1.65%) Skype
11 4 (1.65%) Wireless
12 3 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.24%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.26%) BusinessObjects
3 18 (7.44%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.79%) RDBMS
5 9 (3.72%) MySQL
6 8 (3.31%) Power BI
7 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.07%) Cognos Impromptu
9 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.24%) BigQuery
11 3 (1.24%) MS Access
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.83%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.41%) Big Data
13 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.79%) JIRA
3 7 (2.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.07%) Gradle
4 5 (2.07%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.65%) Ant
5 4 (1.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.65%) Maven
5 4 (1.65%) webpack
6 3 (1.24%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.41%) Hudson
8 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.41%) TestRail
8 1 (0.41%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (16.53%) Finance
2 20 (8.26%) Retail
3 14 (5.79%) Marketing
4 11 (4.55%) Electronics
5 8 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.48%) Local Government
8 4 (1.65%) Billing
8 4 (1.65%) Legal
9 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.24%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.83%) Advertising
10 2 (0.83%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.41%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 67 (27.69%) Developer
2 28 (11.57%) Software Developer
3 26 (10.74%) Analyst
4 19 (7.85%) Support Engineer
5 18 (7.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (5.79%) Test Engineer
7 13 (5.37%) .NET Developer
7 13 (5.37%) Software Test Engineer
8 12 (4.96%) Security Engineer
9 10 (4.13%) Security Analyst
10 9 (3.72%) Applications Support
10 9 (3.72%) Consultant
10 9 (3.72%) Network Engineer
10 9 (3.72%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.72%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.31%) .NET Software Developer
11 8 (3.31%) C Developer
11 8 (3.31%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.31%) C# Software Developer
11 8 (3.31%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (16.12%) .NET
2 25 (10.33%) HTML
3 23 (9.50%) Velocity
4 19 (7.85%) CSS
5 15 (6.20%) React
6 12 (4.96%) AngularJS
6 12 (4.96%) Web Services
7 8 (3.31%) jQuery
7 8 (3.31%) LAMP
8 7 (2.89%) XML
9 6 (2.48%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (2.48%) Sass
9 6 (2.48%) Spring
10 5 (2.07%) Laravel
10 5 (2.07%) Node.js
11 4 (1.65%) Express
11 4 (1.65%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.65%) Struts
11 4 (1.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.46%) User Experience
2 31 (12.81%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (12.40%) Management Information System
4 14 (5.79%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (3.72%) Replication
6 8 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.89%) Data Centre
7 7 (2.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.65%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.65%) Wiki
9 3 (1.24%) Analytical Mindset
9 3 (1.24%) CMDB
9 3 (1.24%) Cyberattack
9 3 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.21%) Windows
2 39 (16.12%) Linux
3 17 (7.02%) Windows 10
3 17 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 14 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.13%) Unix
6 9 (3.72%) AIX
6 9 (3.72%) Android
7 8 (3.31%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.48%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.07%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.65%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) Debian
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 74 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (20.25%) ITIL
4 34 (14.05%) Scrum
5 32 (13.22%) E-Commerce
6 30 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (11.57%) Project Management
7 28 (11.57%) TDD
8 27 (11.16%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (10.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (9.92%) BDD
10 24 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (9.92%) Information Security
11 23 (9.50%) PRINCE2
12 22 (9.09%) B2C
12 22 (9.09%) SIEM
13 21 (8.68%) Product Roadmap
14 20 (8.26%) ERP
15 18 (7.44%) SOLID
16 17 (7.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 72 (29.75%) SQL
2 35 (14.46%) C#
3 31 (12.81%) JavaScript
4 21 (8.68%) C
5 20 (8.26%) Java
6 17 (7.02%) PHP
7 14 (5.79%) Python
8 11 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 9 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.89%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.48%) Perl
12 6 (2.48%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.48%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.24%) Go
13 3 (1.24%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.83%) C++
14 2 (0.83%) Java 8
14 2 (0.83%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (28.51%) Computer Science Degree
2 20 (8.26%) CISSP
3 19 (7.85%) CEH
4 15 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (6.20%) CISM
5 14 (5.79%) ISTQB
5 14 (5.79%) Master's Degree
6 9 (3.72%) Numerate Degree
6 9 (3.72%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.31%) CCNA
7 8 (3.31%) CCNP
7 8 (3.31%) CISA
7 8 (3.31%) ISEB
8 7 (2.89%) MBCS
8 7 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (2.89%) OSCP
9 6 (2.48%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (2.48%) RHCE
10 5 (2.07%) MCSA
10 5 (2.07%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.72%) QA
2 8 (3.31%) SLA
3 7 (2.89%) NIST
4 6 (2.48%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.07%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.83%) GDPR
8 1 (0.41%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 28 (11.57%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.48%) VMware Server
5 5 (2.07%) Firmware
5 5 (2.07%) iptables
5 5 (2.07%) NFS
5 5 (2.07%) Postfix
5 5 (2.07%) Samba
6 3 (1.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.83%) Docker
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.41%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.41%) XenApp
8 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.13%) Puppet
1 10 (4.13%) SCCM
2 6 (2.48%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.07%) Ansible
3 5 (2.07%) Munin
3 5 (2.07%) Nagios
3 5 (2.07%) SCOM
3 5 (2.07%) Terraform
4 2 (0.83%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.83%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.83%) Nessus
4 2 (0.83%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.41%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.40%) VMware
3 25 (10.33%) Cisco
4 23 (9.50%) Oracle
5 17 (7.02%) Google
6 10 (4.13%) HP
7 9 (3.72%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.31%) Dell
8 8 (3.31%) SAP
9 7 (2.89%) Intel
10 5 (2.07%) Citrix
10 5 (2.07%) Clearswift
10 5 (2.07%) Juniper
11 4 (1.65%) IBM
11 4 (1.65%) Optimizely
11 4 (1.65%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.24%) IFS
12 3 (1.24%) Meraki
12 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.24%) Splunk