The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 42 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.04% 5.16% 3.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.62% 12.05% 7.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 19
Median salary £55,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.93% -3.12%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Computer Science
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
208 224 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 42.02% 42.83% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 157 179 175
Median salary £54,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £100,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Computer Science Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Watford region.

Computer Science Salary Trend in Watford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Watford region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 27 (69.23%) .NET
3 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 25 (64.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (51.28%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
6 19 (48.72%) Management Information System
7 17 (43.59%) SOAP
7 17 (43.59%) Web Services
7 17 (43.59%) Oracle
7 17 (43.59%) SQL
7 17 (43.59%) T-SQL
7 17 (43.59%) VBA
7 17 (43.59%) MS Access
7 17 (43.59%) Cognos
7 17 (43.59%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (43.59%) Data Modelling
7 17 (43.59%) ETL
7 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (43.59%) IBM
7 17 (43.59%) Database Tuning
7 17 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (43.59%) SAP Data Services
7 17 (43.59%) REST
7 17 (43.59%) MDX
7 17 (43.59%) Unit Testing
7 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 17 (43.59%) Time Management
7 17 (43.59%) PowerShell
7 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 16 (41.03%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) DNS
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 4 (10.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.13%) Network Security
3 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.56%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 25 (64.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (43.59%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (43.59%) MS Access
3 17 (43.59%) Power BI
3 17 (43.59%) SAP Data Services
3 17 (43.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (43.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (41.03%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Developer
3 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 5 (12.82%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.13%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Programmer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) C Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Junior Web Designer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (69.23%) .NET
2 17 (43.59%) MDX
2 17 (43.59%) REST
2 17 (43.59%) SOAP
2 17 (43.59%) Web Services
3 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.51%) .NET Framework
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (20.51%) Entity Framework
4 8 (20.51%) jQuery
4 8 (20.51%) WCF
5 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 3 (7.69%) CSS
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 1 (2.56%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) WinForms
8 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (48.72%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
3 5 (12.82%) Physics
4 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.56%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) Data Modelling
1 17 (43.59%) Database Tuning
1 17 (43.59%) ETL
1 17 (43.59%) ETL Development
1 17 (43.59%) Performance Tuning
1 17 (43.59%) Time Management
1 17 (43.59%) Unit Testing
2 11 (28.21%) Analytics
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (20.51%) MVC
4 8 (20.51%) Risk Analytics
5 7 (17.95%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (10.26%) SIEM
6 4 (10.26%) Threat Detection
6 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.13%) Data Enrichment
7 2 (5.13%) SDLC
7 2 (5.13%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) PowerShell
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
1 17 (43.59%) T-SQL
1 17 (43.59%) VBA
2 11 (28.21%) C#
3 6 (15.38%) C++
4 5 (12.82%) C
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.56%) Fortran
6 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.56%) PHP
6 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) PhD
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) Cognos
2 17 (43.59%) IBM
2 17 (43.59%) Oracle
3 16 (41.03%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.56%) EMC