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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 25 57
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +32
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 20 39 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.67% 10.48% 1.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.39% 26.17% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
213 149 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.08% 40.05% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 165 115 76
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,481 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,600 £54,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 30 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 37 (94.87%) Degree
2 30 (76.92%) Finance
3 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 25 (64.10%) Banking
4 25 (64.10%) Oracle
4 25 (64.10%) UNIX
4 25 (64.10%) Linux
4 25 (64.10%) RDBMS
4 25 (64.10%) Relational Database
4 25 (64.10%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (56.41%) AIX
5 22 (56.41%) HPUX
5 22 (56.41%) Shell Script
6 19 (48.72%) C++
7 16 (41.03%) C
8 12 (30.77%) HTML
9 10 (25.64%) HP
10 9 (23.08%) OO
10 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 8 (20.51%) Java
12 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
12 6 (15.38%) Web Development
12 6 (15.38%) C#
12 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (15.38%) Informix
12 6 (15.38%) Windows
12 6 (15.38%) .NET
13 5 (12.82%) Subversion
13 5 (12.82%) OOD
13 5 (12.82%) PHP

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) RDBMS
1 25 (64.10%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.38%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) NUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (7.69%) Maven
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) FogBugz
5 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (76.92%) Finance
2 25 (64.10%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) C++ Developer
3 12 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 10 (25.64%) C++ Software Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Programmer
7 5 (12.82%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.69%) Architect
9 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C Programmer
9 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (5.13%) Java Programmer
10 2 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (5.13%) Tester
11 1 (2.56%) Graduate
11 1 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
11 1 (2.56%) Service Manager
11 1 (2.56%) Analyst
11 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 3 (7.69%) JSP
4 3 (7.69%) Struts
4 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) XML
4 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Statistics
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) UNIX
1 25 (64.10%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) AIX
2 22 (56.41%) HPUX
3 6 (15.38%) Windows
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (12.82%) Android
4 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
2 9 (23.08%) OO
3 6 (15.38%) Web Development
3 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 5 (12.82%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (12.82%) Android Development
4 5 (12.82%) iOS Development
4 5 (12.82%) OOD
5 3 (7.69%) UML
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
5 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Shell Script
2 19 (48.72%) C++
3 16 (41.03%) C
4 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.51%) Java
6 6 (15.38%) C#
7 5 (12.82%) PHP
8 3 (7.69%) Perl
8 3 (7.69%) Python
9 2 (5.13%) SQL
10 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (94.87%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) MBA
3 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) HP
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