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

Academic Degree
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 15 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Degree 573 560 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 12.05% 13.14% 13.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.27% 48.53% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 499 506 533
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,625 £29,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -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 1,163 1,154 1,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.46% 27.08% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 941 913 1,174
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +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 May 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 May 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
Hatfield -2 128 £58,750 +17.50% 11
Welwyn Garden City -1 97 £50,000 +53.85% 6
Watford 0 94 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Borehamwood 0 52 £45,000 +20.00% 3
St Albans -6 50 £60,000 +11.63% 2
Stevenage +22 37 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Hemel Hempstead -29 25 £51,250 +36.67% 4
Bishop's Stortford +5 17 £30,000 -40.00% 5
Hertford -3 15 £28,000 -13.85% 3
Letchworth 0 9 £34,500 -23.33% 6
Potters Bar -4 8 £41,500 -30.83%
Rickmansworth -13 4 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Broxbourne -1 3 £22,500 -19.64%
Harpenden +14 2 £45,000 -2.70%
Hitchin +10 1 £24,000 -28.36% 1
Kings Langley - 1 £45,000 - 3
Degree
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 275 (47.99%) Computer Science
2 228 (39.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 177 (30.89%) SQL
4 165 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
6 121 (21.12%) Problem-Solving
7 115 (20.07%) Java
8 113 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
9 107 (18.67%) Mathematics
10 97 (16.93%) Microsoft
11 96 (16.75%) Linux
12 91 (15.88%) .NET
13 81 (14.14%) Python
14 80 (13.96%) SQL Server
15 79 (13.79%) JavaScript
15 79 (13.79%) C#
16 75 (13.09%) Oracle
17 68 (11.87%) ITIL
18 66 (11.52%) Software Engineering
19 65 (11.34%) OO
19 65 (11.34%) HTML
20 63 (10.99%) DevOps
21 61 (10.65%) Self-Motivation
22 60 (10.47%) SDLC
23 59 (10.30%) CSS
23 59 (10.30%) Finance
24 58 (10.12%) Retail
25 56 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
26 55 (9.60%) Mobile App
27 54 (9.42%) Open Source

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 41 (7.16%) OpenStack
2 28 (4.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.97%) Oracle Service Bus
5 11 (1.92%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.92%) JBoss
5 11 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.75%) Mule
6 10 (1.75%) Mule ESB
7 7 (1.22%) SAS
7 7 (1.22%) WebLogic
7 7 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.05%) Apache
8 6 (1.05%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.87%) IIS
9 5 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
10 4 (0.70%) Confluence
11 3 (0.52%) CMS
12 2 (0.35%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.35%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 21 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.92%) Zemax
4 9 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.05%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.70%) SPSS
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.17%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Aareon QL
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 113 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (8.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (3.49%) Office 365
5 19 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.75%) SaaS
8 9 (1.57%) Boomi
9 8 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 7 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.22%) Amazon Glacier
10 7 (1.22%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.22%) AWS CloudTrail
10 7 (1.22%) GitHub
10 7 (1.22%) Google Analytics
10 7 (1.22%) Google App Engine
10 7 (1.22%) Google Compute Engine
10 7 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (8.90%) Firewall
2 36 (6.28%) TCP/IP
3 35 (6.11%) DNS
4 31 (5.41%) DHCP
5 20 (3.49%) Network Security
6 18 (3.14%) HTTP
7 17 (2.97%) SNMP
8 14 (2.44%) Skype
9 13 (2.27%) Unified Communications
9 13 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (2.09%) Wireless
11 11 (1.92%) 5G
11 11 (1.92%) Internet
12 10 (1.75%) ICMP
13 9 (1.57%) 3GPP
13 9 (1.57%) LTE
13 9 (1.57%) NAS
13 9 (1.57%) VPN
13 9 (1.57%) WAN
13 9 (1.57%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.76%) NoSQL
3 22 (3.84%) Oracle Database
4 20 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.97%) Hadoop
6 14 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (1.92%) Big Data
7 11 (1.92%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.75%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.75%) Power BI
9 9 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.57%) MySQL
10 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.22%) Redis
12 6 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.52%) DB2
14 3 (0.52%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 53 (9.25%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.03%) LabVIEW
3 33 (5.76%) Selenium
4 29 (5.06%) JIRA
5 27 (4.71%) Jenkins
6 26 (4.54%) Subversion
7 19 (3.32%) MSTest
7 19 (3.32%) NUnit
7 19 (3.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 18 (3.14%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.92%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.92%) JUnit
10 9 (1.57%) ClearCase
10 9 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
11 8 (1.40%) Gradle
12 7 (1.22%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.05%) Grunt
13 6 (1.05%) JBehave
13 6 (1.05%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (10.30%) Finance
2 58 (10.12%) Retail
3 46 (8.03%) Advertising
3 46 (8.03%) Marketing
4 36 (6.28%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.79%) Electronics
6 15 (2.62%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.22%) Games
8 6 (1.05%) Local Government
8 6 (1.05%) Publishing
9 5 (0.87%) Billing
9 5 (0.87%) Legal
10 4 (0.70%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.70%) Back Office
10 4 (0.70%) French Language
11 3 (0.52%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.17%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 185 (32.29%) Developer
2 84 (14.66%) Analyst
3 53 (9.25%) Java Developer
4 50 (8.73%) Senior Developer
5 49 (8.55%) .NET Developer
6 46 (8.03%) C# Developer
7 41 (7.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (6.63%) Team Leader
9 36 (6.28%) Software Developer
10 35 (6.11%) Test Engineer
11 30 (5.24%) Architect
12 29 (5.06%) Graduate
12 29 (5.06%) Junior
13 25 (4.36%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (4.36%) Senior .NET Developer
14 24 (4.19%) Software Engineer
15 20 (3.49%) Graduate Developer
15 20 (3.49%) Senior C# Developer
16 19 (3.32%) C# Software Developer
16 19 (3.32%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (15.88%) .NET
2 65 (11.34%) HTML
3 59 (10.30%) CSS
4 41 (7.16%) Web Services
5 39 (6.81%) AngularJS
5 39 (6.81%) HTML5
6 31 (5.41%) ASP.NET
7 29 (5.06%) Middleware
8 27 (4.71%) jQuery
9 24 (4.19%) CSS3
10 22 (3.84%) SOAP
11 21 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (3.66%) Velocity
12 20 (3.49%) REST
13 19 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (3.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 19 (3.32%) XML
14 17 (2.97%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (2.62%) PhoneGap
16 14 (2.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 275 (47.99%) Computer Science
2 136 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (10.65%) Self-Motivation
4 55 (9.60%) Mobile App
5 45 (7.85%) User Experience
6 32 (5.58%) Management Information System
7 30 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (4.36%) Robotics
9 23 (4.01%) Security Operations Centre
10 22 (3.84%) Acoustics
11 21 (3.66%) Fat Client
11 21 (3.66%) Thin Client
12 20 (3.49%) Optoelectronics
13 17 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
14 16 (2.79%) Algorithms
14 16 (2.79%) Driving Licence
15 15 (2.62%) Private Cloud
16 14 (2.44%) Data Centre
17 12 (2.09%) Social Media
18 9 (1.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.75%) Linux
2 53 (9.25%) Windows
3 46 (8.03%) Unix
4 22 (3.84%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.79%) CoreOS
6 12 (2.09%) Android
6 12 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.09%) Debian
6 12 (2.09%) Ubuntu
7 10 (1.75%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.40%) AIX
9 5 (0.87%) Solaris
9 5 (0.87%) VxWorks
10 4 (0.70%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.52%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (28.80%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (21.12%) Problem-Solving
3 107 (18.67%) Mathematics
4 68 (11.87%) ITIL
5 66 (11.52%) Software Engineering
6 65 (11.34%) OO
7 63 (10.99%) DevOps
8 60 (10.47%) SDLC
9 56 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (9.42%) Open Source
11 52 (9.08%) Test Automation
12 46 (8.03%) Information Security
13 45 (7.85%) Physics
14 43 (7.50%) SIEM
15 41 (7.16%) Coaching
16 39 (6.81%) E-Commerce
17 36 (6.28%) TDD
18 34 (5.93%) MVC
19 31 (5.41%) Project Management
19 31 (5.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 177 (30.89%) SQL
2 115 (20.07%) Java
3 81 (14.14%) Python
4 79 (13.79%) C#
4 79 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 48 (8.38%) C++
6 30 (5.24%) C
7 28 (4.89%) MATLAB
8 26 (4.54%) PowerShell
9 19 (3.32%) R
10 14 (2.44%) Perl
11 13 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.75%) Tcl
12 10 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 9 (1.57%) VBA
14 8 (1.40%) Java 8
14 8 (1.40%) Scala
15 7 (1.22%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.22%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 228 (39.79%) Computer Science Degree
2 27 (4.71%) PhD
3 20 (3.49%) Numerate Degree
4 18 (3.14%) GSEC
4 18 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (3.14%) SSCP
5 15 (2.62%) CISSP
5 15 (2.62%) MCSE
6 14 (2.44%) Master's Degree
7 11 (1.92%) CEH
8 10 (1.75%) GCIA
8 10 (1.75%) GCIH
9 8 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.40%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.22%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.05%) ISEB
12 5 (0.87%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.87%) CCNA
13 4 (0.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.54%) QA
2 14 (2.44%) GDPR
2 14 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 12 (2.09%) GCP
5 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.52%) PMO
6 3 (0.52%) SLA
7 2 (0.35%) COBIT
7 2 (0.35%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.35%) GxP
8 1 (0.17%) MISRA
System Software
1 26 (4.54%) Ceph
2 24 (4.19%) Active Directory
2 24 (4.19%) Docker
3 16 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (2.62%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (2.44%) XenApp
6 13 (2.27%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 32 (5.58%) Puppet
2 21 (3.66%) Kubernetes
3 13 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.75%) Ansible
4 10 (1.75%) Terraform
5 6 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.87%) Consul
7 4 (0.70%) CA Service Virtualization
7 4 (0.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (0.52%) QRadar
9 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (16.93%) Microsoft
2 75 (13.09%) Oracle
3 32 (5.58%) IBM
4 31 (5.41%) Google
5 26 (4.54%) Citrix
6 20 (3.49%) Xamarin
7 18 (3.14%) Splunk
7 18 (3.14%) VMware
8 15 (2.62%) Adobe
9 14 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (2.27%) Juniper
10 13 (2.27%) Sitecore
11 11 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.92%) Tableau
12 10 (1.75%) Cisco
12 10 (1.75%) WSO2
13 9 (1.57%) Dell
13 9 (1.57%) MuleSoft
13 9 (1.57%) Talend
13 9 (1.57%) TIBCO