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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 24 55
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +31
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 19 42 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.51% 11.05% 1.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.92% 28.38% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 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
213 148 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 39.37% 38.95% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 160 116 73
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 19 September 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 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 45 (97.83%) Degree
2 36 (78.26%) Finance
3 31 (67.39%) Oracle
3 31 (67.39%) UNIX
4 30 (65.22%) Linux
4 30 (65.22%) RDBMS
4 30 (65.22%) Banking
4 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
4 30 (65.22%) Relational Database
5 28 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (56.52%) AIX
6 26 (56.52%) HPUX
7 25 (54.35%) Shell Script
8 20 (43.48%) C++
9 17 (36.96%) C
10 15 (32.61%) HTML
11 11 (23.91%) HP
12 10 (21.74%) OO
12 10 (21.74%) Informix
12 10 (21.74%) Java
12 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
13 6 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (13.04%) MBA
13 6 (13.04%) Internet
13 6 (13.04%) Windows
14 5 (10.87%) C#
14 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
14 5 (10.87%) JSP
14 5 (10.87%) Struts
14 5 (10.87%) Web Services

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 6 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) RDBMS
1 30 (65.22%) Relational Database
2 10 (21.74%) Informix
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
1 5 (10.87%) Maven
2 4 (8.70%) NUnit
2 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
3 1 (2.17%) FogBugz
3 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (78.26%) Finance
2 30 (65.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) C++ Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Software Developer
4 11 (23.91%) C++ Software Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Programmer
6 8 (17.39%) C Developer
7 5 (10.87%) C Programmer
7 5 (10.87%) Mobile Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Service Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Architect
8 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Java Programmer
9 2 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) QA Tester
10 1 (2.17%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) HTML
2 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.87%) JSP
2 5 (10.87%) Struts
2 5 (10.87%) Web Services
2 5 (10.87%) XML
2 5 (10.87%) Hibernate
2 5 (10.87%) Spring
2 5 (10.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (60.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) UNIX
2 30 (65.22%) Linux
3 26 (56.52%) AIX
3 26 (56.52%) HPUX
4 6 (13.04%) Windows
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (10.87%) Android
5 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Software Engineering
2 10 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (10.87%) OOD
3 5 (10.87%) TDD
3 5 (10.87%) Web Development
3 5 (10.87%) Web Application Development
3 5 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (10.87%) Android Development
3 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
4 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) UML
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.17%) OOP
7 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) Shell Script
2 20 (43.48%) C++
3 17 (36.96%) C
4 10 (21.74%) Java
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) Perl
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
5 5 (10.87%) C#
5 5 (10.87%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (97.83%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) MBA
3 1 (2.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Dell
3 1 (2.17%) EMC
3 1 (2.17%) Juniper
3 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Sybase
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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