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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 45 58 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 32 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.96% 3.15% 6.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.50% 7.76% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 17
Average salary £28,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
256 245 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 47.67% 40.63% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 166 180 77
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science.

1 44 (88.00%) Degree
2 30 (60.00%) C
3 26 (52.00%) C++
3 26 (52.00%) UNIX
3 26 (52.00%) Linux
4 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 18 (36.00%) Finance
6 17 (34.00%) HTML
7 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (28.00%) Web Services
8 14 (28.00%) Banking
8 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
9 13 (26.00%) RDBMS
9 13 (26.00%) Oracle
10 11 (22.00%) SQL
10 11 (22.00%) AIX
10 11 (22.00%) HPUX
10 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (18.00%) Informix
11 9 (18.00%) LabVIEW
12 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
12 8 (16.00%) OO
12 8 (16.00%) Struts
12 8 (16.00%) JSP
12 8 (16.00%) Java
12 8 (16.00%) C#
12 8 (16.00%) .NET
12 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
12 8 (16.00%) Hibernate

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Computer Science also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Computer Science. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Project
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
1 4 (8.00%) Basecamp
1 4 (8.00%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) IPv4
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (26.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (18.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) LabVIEW
2 8 (16.00%) Maven
3 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
3 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) C Software Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) Graduate
5 9 (18.00%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C++ Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Junior Developer
7 6 (12.00%) Junior
8 4 (8.00%) Coordinator
8 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (8.00%) C Programmer
8 4 (8.00%) Programmer
8 4 (8.00%) Java Applications Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Project Coordinator
9 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) QA Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) HTML
2 14 (28.00%) Web Services
3 8 (16.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (16.00%) Spring
3 8 (16.00%) .NET
3 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (16.00%) JSP
3 8 (16.00%) Struts
4 7 (14.00%) CSS
4 7 (14.00%) XML
5 3 (6.00%) XSD
5 3 (6.00%) DOM
5 3 (6.00%) XSLT
5 3 (6.00%) JSF
5 3 (6.00%) Java EE
5 3 (6.00%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) RESTful
5 3 (6.00%) JDBC
5 3 (6.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (14.00%) Physics
3 4 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (8.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) UNIX
1 26 (52.00%) Linux
2 11 (22.00%) AIX
2 11 (22.00%) HPUX
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.00%) OO
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) Web Development
4 6 (12.00%) SDLC
5 5 (10.00%) TDD
6 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.00%) Mobile Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.00%) Test Management
7 3 (6.00%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (60.00%) C
2 26 (52.00%) C++
3 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.00%) SQL
5 8 (16.00%) Java
5 8 (16.00%) C#
5 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.00%) Python
6 4 (8.00%) Perl
7 3 (6.00%) XPath
8 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (88.00%) Degree
2 6 (12.00%) PhD
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.00%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Google
4 3 (6.00%) Meraki
4 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) HP
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Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
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