Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 559 565 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.49% 13.76% 12.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.17% 53.66% 38.71%
Number of salaries quoted 483 469 490
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £23,711
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £43,278 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.19% -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 1,185 1,053 1,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 28.60% 25.65% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 885 857 1,161
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,296 £43,000
% change year-on-year +1.59% +3.01% +1.18%

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 September 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 20 September 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 -4 77 £45,000 +28.57% 14
Welwyn Garden City -7 76 £50,000 +56.25% 8
Hatfield -3 72 £65,000 +18.18% 20
Borehamwood +3 68 £42,500 +6.25% 6
St Albans +10 67 £52,500 -12.50% 13
Stevenage +10 40 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Hertford +9 30 £28,000 -34.00% 1
Broxbourne +5 18 £34,500 +9.52%
Bishop's Stortford +1 17 £27,500 +5.77% 4
Hemel Hempstead -17 16 £25,500 -32.00% 5
Potters Bar - 8 £60,000 -
Letchworth +3 5 £45,000 +3.45% 3
Baldock - 4 £32,500 -
Rickmansworth -10 3 - -
Hoddesdon - 3 £30,000 -
Berkhamsted - 1 £67,500 - 2
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 268 (47.94%) Computer Science
2 243 (43.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 186 (33.27%) SQL
4 146 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (20.21%) Microsoft
5 113 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (18.78%) Mathematics
7 98 (17.53%) Java
8 94 (16.82%) Problem-Solving
9 93 (16.64%) Amazon AWS
10 92 (16.46%) SQL Server
11 84 (15.03%) JavaScript
11 84 (15.03%) .NET
12 82 (14.67%) Python
13 81 (14.49%) Linux
14 79 (14.13%) C#
15 78 (13.95%) HTML
16 70 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
16 70 (12.52%) DevOps
17 69 (12.34%) SDLC
18 67 (11.99%) User Experience
19 64 (11.45%) CSS
20 62 (11.09%) Finance
21 57 (10.20%) Firewall
22 56 (10.02%) Git (software)
23 55 (9.84%) Information Security
23 55 (9.84%) Physics
24 54 (9.66%) SIEM
25 52 (9.30%) OO
26 51 (9.12%) 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 29 (5.19%) OpenStack
2 16 (2.86%) GlassFish
3 14 (2.50%) CMS
3 14 (2.50%) JBoss
3 14 (2.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.15%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.97%) Drupal
6 8 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (1.43%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (1.07%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.07%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.89%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.89%) IIS
9 4 (0.72%) Apache
9 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.72%) SAS
10 2 (0.36%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 28 (5.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.36%) SPSS
9 1 (0.18%) InDesign
9 1 (0.18%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (2.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.33%) Cognos TM1
2 12 (2.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.72%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.72%) SAP GRC
3 4 (0.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.36%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.36%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.18%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 93 (16.64%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (12.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (3.76%) SaaS
4 19 (3.40%) Office 365
5 16 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (2.50%) Google Analytics
7 13 (2.33%) GitHub
7 13 (2.33%) IaaS
8 12 (2.15%) PaaS
9 6 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.54%) Google Play
12 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.18%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.18%) Boomi
13 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (10.20%) Firewall
2 47 (8.41%) TCP/IP
3 33 (5.90%) DNS
4 21 (3.76%) Network Security
5 18 (3.22%) DHCP
6 16 (2.86%) Internet
6 16 (2.86%) SNMP
7 13 (2.33%) VPN
8 12 (2.15%) WAN
9 11 (1.97%) HTTP
9 11 (1.97%) ICMP
9 11 (1.97%) Wireless
10 9 (1.61%) BGP
11 7 (1.25%) LAN
11 7 (1.25%) MPLS
11 7 (1.25%) OSPF
12 6 (1.07%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (1.07%) SAN
13 5 (0.89%) Ethernet
13 5 (0.89%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.01%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (4.83%) NoSQL
4 24 (4.29%) Power BI
4 24 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (3.04%) MySQL
8 16 (2.86%) Data Mining
9 15 (2.68%) Big Data
9 15 (2.68%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 11 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.79%) Redis
13 5 (0.89%) SAP HANA
14 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
14 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 56 (10.02%) Git (software)
2 50 (8.94%) LabVIEW
3 28 (5.01%) JIRA
3 28 (5.01%) Subversion
4 24 (4.29%) Selenium
5 17 (3.04%) Redmine
6 16 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.43%) MSTest
7 8 (1.43%) NUnit
7 8 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (1.25%) Jasmine
8 7 (1.25%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.25%) WebDriver
9 6 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.89%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.72%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.54%) Gradle
General
1 62 (11.09%) Finance
2 51 (9.12%) Retail
3 31 (5.55%) Marketing
4 29 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.29%) Manufacturing
6 16 (2.86%) Advertising
7 14 (2.50%) Legal
8 7 (1.25%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.25%) Electronics
8 7 (1.25%) French Language
8 7 (1.25%) German Language
9 6 (1.07%) Games
9 6 (1.07%) Swedish Language
10 4 (0.72%) Automotive
10 4 (0.72%) Back Office
10 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.72%) Romanian Language
10 4 (0.72%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 189 (33.81%) Developer
2 97 (17.35%) Analyst
3 61 (10.91%) Software Developer
4 52 (9.30%) C# Developer
5 51 (9.12%) .NET Developer
6 42 (7.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (7.16%) Java Developer
8 39 (6.98%) Graduate
9 37 (6.62%) C# Software Developer
10 31 (5.55%) .NET Software Developer
11 28 (5.01%) Senior Developer
12 27 (4.83%) Architect
12 27 (4.83%) Full Stack Developer
13 23 (4.11%) Junior
14 22 (3.94%) Team Leader
15 21 (3.76%) Business Analyst
15 21 (3.76%) Network Engineer
16 20 (3.58%) Consultant
17 19 (3.40%) Lead Developer
18 18 (3.22%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (15.03%) .NET
2 78 (13.95%) HTML
3 64 (11.45%) CSS
4 40 (7.16%) Velocity
5 37 (6.62%) Web Services
6 35 (6.26%) AngularJS
7 24 (4.29%) HTML5
7 24 (4.29%) XML
8 20 (3.58%) jQuery
9 19 (3.40%) Node.js
10 14 (2.50%) CSS3
10 14 (2.50%) SOAP
11 13 (2.33%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.33%) Middleware
12 11 (1.97%) JSON
12 11 (1.97%) Spring
13 10 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.79%) Java EE
13 10 (1.79%) REST
14 9 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 268 (47.94%) Computer Science
2 113 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (11.99%) User Experience
4 41 (7.33%) Mobile App
5 37 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
6 32 (5.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 29 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (4.11%) Management Information System
9 19 (3.40%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (3.04%) Private Cloud
11 16 (2.86%) Acoustics
12 15 (2.68%) Driving Licence
12 15 (2.68%) Robotics
13 14 (2.50%) Optoelectronics
14 13 (2.33%) Data Centre
15 12 (2.15%) Replication
16 11 (1.97%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.97%) Video\Live Streaming
17 10 (1.79%) Algorithms
17 10 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (14.49%) Linux
2 45 (8.05%) Windows
3 37 (6.62%) Unix
4 19 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.50%) AIX
6 11 (1.97%) Android
6 11 (1.97%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.79%) CoreOS
8 7 (1.25%) Debian
8 7 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.54%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (26.12%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (18.78%) Mathematics
3 94 (16.82%) Problem-Solving
4 70 (12.52%) DevOps
5 69 (12.34%) SDLC
6 55 (9.84%) Information Security
6 55 (9.84%) Physics
7 54 (9.66%) SIEM
8 52 (9.30%) OO
9 51 (9.12%) ITIL
10 48 (8.59%) CRM
10 48 (8.59%) E-Commerce
11 46 (8.23%) Web Development
12 43 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 40 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (6.62%) Analytics
14 37 (6.62%) Business Development
14 37 (6.62%) Project Management
14 37 (6.62%) Visualisation
15 36 (6.44%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 186 (33.27%) SQL
2 98 (17.53%) Java
3 84 (15.03%) JavaScript
4 82 (14.67%) Python
5 79 (14.13%) C#
6 50 (8.94%) C++
7 28 (5.01%) T-SQL
8 25 (4.47%) C
8 25 (4.47%) PHP
9 19 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 18 (3.22%) VBA
11 15 (2.68%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.61%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.07%) MATLAB
13 6 (1.07%) Scala
13 6 (1.07%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.72%) AWK
14 4 (0.72%) Delphi
14 4 (0.72%) Java 8
14 4 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 243 (43.47%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (3.76%) GSEC
2 21 (3.76%) SSCP
3 20 (3.58%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (3.58%) CISSP
3 20 (3.58%) Master's Degree
4 17 (3.04%) Numerate Degree
5 16 (2.86%) CCNP
5 16 (2.86%) PhD
6 14 (2.50%) CEH
7 11 (1.97%) GCIA
7 11 (1.97%) GCIH
7 11 (1.97%) ISEB
7 11 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.79%) CCNA
9 7 (1.25%) CCIE
9 7 (1.25%) CISA
10 6 (1.07%) CISM
10 6 (1.07%) JNCIP
10 6 (1.07%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (4.29%) GDPR
2 24 (4.29%) QA
3 21 (3.76%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.25%) PMO
5 5 (0.89%) GCP
6 4 (0.72%) COBIT
7 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.54%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.18%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.18%) GPG13
8 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 32 (5.72%) Docker
2 21 (3.76%) Active Directory
3 19 (3.40%) Ceph
3 19 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.43%) Firmware
6 5 (0.89%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.72%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (5.37%) Puppet
2 25 (4.47%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.79%) Ansible
3 10 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.07%) Consul
4 6 (1.07%) Graphite
5 3 (0.54%) Grafana
5 3 (0.54%) Observium
5 3 (0.54%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.54%) QRadar
5 3 (0.54%) RANCID
6 2 (0.36%) Terraform
7 1 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 113 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 43 (7.69%) Oracle
3 32 (5.72%) Google
4 25 (4.47%) VMware
5 22 (3.94%) Splunk
6 19 (3.40%) Cisco
6 19 (3.40%) Salesforce.com
7 17 (3.04%) IBM
8 15 (2.68%) NetApp
9 14 (2.50%) Adobe
9 14 (2.50%) Cognos
9 14 (2.50%) Tableau
10 13 (2.33%) SAP
11 11 (1.97%) Juniper
12 10 (1.79%) ArcSight
12 10 (1.79%) LogRhythm
13 8 (1.43%) Xamarin
14 7 (1.25%) Optimizely
14 7 (1.25%) Pardot
14 7 (1.25%) Red Hat