The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 24 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 52 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.67% 2.82% 3.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.32% 11.11% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 47 9 8
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
223 90 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 37.17% 25.35% 23.90%
Number of salaries quoted 192 75 52
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Computer Science
Hertfordshire

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 16 April 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 77 (93.90%) Degree
2 60 (73.17%) Finance
3 58 (70.73%) UNIX
3 58 (70.73%) Linux
4 56 (68.29%) Oracle
5 55 (67.07%) RDBMS
5 55 (67.07%) Relational Database
6 54 (65.85%) HTML
7 44 (53.66%) Banking
8 41 (50.00%) Informix
9 35 (42.68%) AIX
10 34 (41.46%) HPUX
10 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
11 33 (40.24%) Shell Script
12 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
13 29 (35.37%) OO
14 23 (28.05%) Java
15 22 (26.83%) JSP
15 22 (26.83%) Struts
15 22 (26.83%) Web Services
15 22 (26.83%) Eclipse
15 22 (26.83%) Spring
15 22 (26.83%) Maven
15 22 (26.83%) TDD
15 22 (26.83%) Hibernate
16 21 (25.61%) C
17 19 (23.17%) Perl
17 19 (23.17%) XML
17 19 (23.17%) Python
18 14 (17.07%) C++

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS Project
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.22%) Firewall
2 1 (1.22%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) ATM
2 1 (1.22%) LAN
2 1 (1.22%) WAN
2 1 (1.22%) DHCP
2 1 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.22%) VPN
2 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (67.07%) RDBMS
1 55 (67.07%) Relational Database
2 41 (50.00%) Informix
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Maven
1 22 (26.83%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.54%) Subversion
3 5 (6.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.22%) LoadUI
4 1 (1.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.22%) JMeter
General
1 60 (73.17%) Finance
2 44 (53.66%) Banking
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (54.88%) Developer
2 35 (42.68%) Programmer
3 21 (25.61%) Java Developer
4 19 (23.17%) C Programmer
5 13 (15.85%) Software Developer
6 11 (13.41%) Java Programmer
7 10 (12.20%) Software Engineer
7 10 (12.20%) C++ Developer
8 9 (10.98%) C Developer
9 5 (6.10%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (6.10%) C++ Programmer
10 4 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Service Manager
10 4 (4.88%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Services Delivery Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Graduate
10 4 (4.88%) Tester
10 4 (4.88%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.66%) Senior SEO Executive
11 3 (3.66%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (65.85%) HTML
2 22 (26.83%) Hibernate
2 22 (26.83%) Spring
2 22 (26.83%) JSP
2 22 (26.83%) Struts
2 22 (26.83%) Web Services
3 19 (23.17%) XML
4 12 (14.63%) CSS
5 8 (9.76%) .NET
6 7 (8.54%) ADO.NET
7 5 (6.10%) Middleware
8 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.88%) Statistics
3 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.88%) Social Media
3 4 (4.88%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.22%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 58 (70.73%) UNIX
1 58 (70.73%) Linux
2 35 (42.68%) AIX
3 34 (41.46%) HPUX
4 4 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
2 29 (35.37%) OO
3 22 (26.83%) TDD
4 7 (8.54%) Web Development
4 7 (8.54%) OOP
4 7 (8.54%) MVC
5 5 (6.10%) Test Scripting
5 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.10%) Automated Testing
6 4 (4.88%) Content Management
6 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.88%) Software Testing
6 4 (4.88%) SEO
6 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.88%) B2B
6 4 (4.88%) B2C
6 4 (4.88%) Analytics
6 4 (4.88%) Automation Testing
7 3 (3.66%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (3.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 33 (40.24%) Shell Script
3 23 (28.05%) Java
4 21 (25.61%) C
5 19 (23.17%) Perl
5 19 (23.17%) Python
6 14 (17.07%) C++
7 10 (12.20%) SQL
8 8 (9.76%) C#
9 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (93.90%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) MBA
3 4 (4.88%) PhD
4 1 (1.22%) CISSP
4 1 (1.22%) PMP
4 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.22%) GIAC
4 1 (1.22%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 56 (68.29%) Oracle
2 14 (17.07%) HP
3 4 (4.88%) Yahoo!
3 4 (4.88%) Google
3 4 (4.88%) hybris
3 4 (4.88%) Facebook
3 4 (4.88%) Twitter
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.44%) Cisco
4 2 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (1.22%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.22%) Symantec
5 1 (1.22%) McAfee
5 1 (1.22%) VMware
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase
5 1 (1.22%) JBoss
5 1 (1.22%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.22%) Dell
5 1 (1.22%) EMC
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Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 9 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + pension + health
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Big Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago