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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Computer Science over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 34 29 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 30 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.32% 6.24% 4.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.93% 17.65% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 22 27
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
232 170 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 41.13% 35.34% 37.40%
Number of salaries quoted 176 145 179
Median salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Computer Science
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Computer Science as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 45 (93.75%) Degree
2 21 (43.75%) C++
2 21 (43.75%) .NET
3 20 (41.67%) Physics
4 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 16 (33.33%) ETL
6 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (33.33%) IBM
6 16 (33.33%) SAP BW
6 16 (33.33%) Oracle
6 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 16 (33.33%) SAP
6 16 (33.33%) SQL
6 16 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 16 (33.33%) VBA
6 16 (33.33%) SOAP
6 16 (33.33%) Web Services
6 16 (33.33%) MS Access
6 16 (33.33%) Cognos
6 16 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (33.33%) Time Management
6 16 (33.33%) MDX
6 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 16 (33.33%) ETL Development

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) Simulink
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (33.33%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) DNS
1 11 (22.92%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.17%) Network Security
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 16 (33.33%) MS Access
1 16 (33.33%) Power BI
1 16 (33.33%) SAP BW
1 16 (33.33%) SAP Data Services
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (22.92%) LabVIEW
3 7 (14.58%) Subversion
3 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) Moq
4 3 (6.25%) MSTest
4 3 (6.25%) NUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 9 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 7 (14.58%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Junior
7 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Graduate
7 4 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.25%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Junior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 16 (33.33%) MDX
2 16 (33.33%) REST
2 16 (33.33%) SOAP
2 16 (33.33%) Web Services
3 15 (31.25%) Node.js
4 10 (20.83%) CSS
4 10 (20.83%) HTML
5 8 (16.67%) ZeroMQ
6 7 (14.58%) OpenCV
6 7 (14.58%) OpenGL
7 5 (10.42%) Ajax
7 5 (10.42%) JSON
8 4 (8.33%) WinForms
8 4 (8.33%) WPF
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Physics
2 19 (39.58%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 8 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 3 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (6.25%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
6 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (4.17%) Neural Network
6 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 16 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 16 (33.33%) ETL
1 16 (33.33%) ETL Development
1 16 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 16 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 16 (33.33%) Time Management
1 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 9 (18.75%) OO
3 8 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 8 (16.67%) Web Development
4 7 (14.58%) Image Processing
4 7 (14.58%) Multithreading
4 7 (14.58%) OOD
5 6 (12.50%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) C++
2 16 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 16 (33.33%) VBA
3 14 (29.17%) C#
4 12 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.75%) Java
6 5 (10.42%) C
7 2 (4.17%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.17%) Fortran
7 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (93.75%) Degree
2 10 (20.83%) PhD
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCP
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Cognos
2 16 (33.33%) IBM
2 16 (33.33%) Oracle
2 16 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Cognizant
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago