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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 33 50 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 25 19 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.48% 3.72% 6.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.45% 9.69% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 30
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
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
173 196 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.00% 38.36% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 139 126 145
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (64.44%) Degree
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 23 (51.11%) C
4 19 (42.22%) Linux
5 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
6 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (33.33%) C++
8 14 (31.11%) C#
8 14 (31.11%) .NET
8 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
8 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
8 14 (31.11%) MVC
8 14 (31.11%) jQuery
9 13 (28.89%) Oracle
10 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
11 11 (24.44%) Fintech
11 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
11 11 (24.44%) Risk Analytics
11 11 (24.44%) Analytics
11 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (24.44%) WCF
11 11 (24.44%) WPF
11 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
11 11 (24.44%) HTML
11 11 (24.44%) XML
11 11 (24.44%) Unix
11 11 (24.44%) AIX
11 11 (24.44%) HPUX

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Network Security
1 1 (2.22%) SSH
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) RDBMS
2 11 (24.44%) Relational Database
2 11 (24.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) Software Engineer
3 14 (31.11%) C# Developer
4 8 (17.78%) C Programmer
4 8 (17.78%) Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) C Developer
7 5 (11.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Android Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Android Software Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Senior Integration Engineer
10 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.44%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) .NET
1 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET
1 14 (31.11%) jQuery
2 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) WCF
2 11 (24.44%) WPF
2 11 (24.44%) XML
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) EJB
4 3 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (6.67%) Java EE
4 3 (6.67%) JAXB
4 3 (6.67%) JAX-RS
4 3 (6.67%) JAX-WS
4 3 (6.67%) Middleware
4 3 (6.67%) REST
4 3 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (24.44%) Fintech
3 8 (17.78%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
4 4 (8.89%) Physics
5 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.67%) DataPower
6 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) AIX
2 11 (24.44%) HPUX
2 11 (24.44%) Unix
3 8 (17.78%) Android
3 8 (17.78%) Apple iOS
3 8 (17.78%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Software Engineering
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.11%) MVC
4 11 (24.44%) Analytics
4 11 (24.44%) Risk Analytics
5 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (17.78%) Android Development
6 8 (17.78%) iOS Development
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) SDLC
8 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.89%) SOA
10 3 (6.67%) Migration
10 3 (6.67%) OO
10 3 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (6.67%) OOP
10 3 (6.67%) Scrum
10 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) C
2 15 (33.33%) C++
3 14 (31.11%) C#
4 11 (24.44%) Shell Script
5 8 (17.78%) Embedded C
5 8 (17.78%) Embedded C++
5 8 (17.78%) Perl
5 8 (17.78%) Python
6 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Apple
3 3 (6.67%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
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