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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 68 25
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -43
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 41 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.44% 2.22% 10.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.08% 5.88% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 32
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
255 221 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 46.28% 37.78% 39.57%
Number of salaries quoted 172 147 89
Average salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,000 £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 31 July 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (84.48%) Degree
2 37 (63.79%) C
3 29 (50.00%) UNIX
3 29 (50.00%) Linux
3 29 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 28 (48.28%) C++
5 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (37.93%) Finance
6 22 (37.93%) HTML
7 20 (34.48%) Oracle
7 20 (34.48%) RDBMS
7 20 (34.48%) Relational Database
8 16 (27.59%) Banking
9 15 (25.86%) Shell Script
9 15 (25.86%) AIX
9 15 (25.86%) HPUX
10 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
11 13 (22.41%) Informix
11 13 (22.41%) LabVIEW
12 12 (20.69%) Web Services
13 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
13 10 (17.24%) Mathematics
13 10 (17.24%) Physics
14 9 (15.52%) SDLC
14 9 (15.52%) PhD
14 9 (15.52%) .NET
14 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
14 9 (15.52%) SQL
14 9 (15.52%) C#
15 8 (13.79%) Perl

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (8.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Project
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
1 4 (6.90%) Basecamp
1 4 (6.90%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) RDBMS
1 20 (34.48%) Relational Database
2 13 (22.41%) Informix
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) LabVIEW
2 5 (8.62%) Maven
2 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (37.93%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) Banking
3 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Software Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) C++ Software Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) C Software Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Programmer
5 10 (17.24%) Graduate
5 10 (17.24%) Graduate Developer
6 8 (13.79%) C Programmer
6 8 (13.79%) C++ Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Junior Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Junior
8 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Java Applications Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Technical Project Coordinator
9 4 (6.90%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Coordinator
9 4 (6.90%) QA Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.93%) HTML
2 12 (20.69%) Web Services
3 9 (15.52%) .NET
3 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.79%) XML
5 7 (12.07%) CSS
6 5 (8.62%) JSP
6 5 (8.62%) Struts
6 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.62%) Spring
7 2 (3.45%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (17.24%) Mathematics
2 10 (17.24%) Physics
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.00%) UNIX
1 29 (50.00%) Linux
2 15 (25.86%) AIX
2 15 (25.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (15.52%) SDLC
3 7 (12.07%) Web Development
3 7 (12.07%) Project Management
4 5 (8.62%) OO
4 5 (8.62%) TDD
5 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Test Management
5 4 (6.90%) Manual Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile Commerce
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.17%) Matrix Management
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 37 (63.79%) C
2 28 (48.28%) C++
3 15 (25.86%) Shell Script
4 14 (24.14%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.52%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) C#
6 8 (13.79%) Perl
6 8 (13.79%) Python
7 5 (8.62%) Java
8 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (84.48%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) PhD
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Google
3 3 (5.17%) Meraki
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
3 3 (5.17%) VMware
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