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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 38 51 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 42 17 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.29% 3.23% 10.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.73% 8.13% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39 17 37
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +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
251 209 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 43.58% 39.66% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 187 145 110
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (83.05%) Degree
2 41 (69.49%) C
3 30 (50.85%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (45.76%) UNIX
4 27 (45.76%) Linux
5 26 (44.07%) C++
6 24 (40.68%) HTML
6 24 (40.68%) Software Engineering
7 23 (38.98%) Finance
8 21 (35.59%) Shell Script
8 21 (35.59%) Oracle
8 21 (35.59%) AIX
8 21 (35.59%) HPUX
8 21 (35.59%) RDBMS
8 21 (35.59%) Relational Database
9 16 (27.12%) Banking
10 15 (25.42%) LabVIEW
11 14 (23.73%) Informix
11 14 (23.73%) Python
11 14 (23.73%) XML
11 14 (23.73%) Perl
12 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
12 11 (18.64%) Physics
13 10 (16.95%) SDLC
13 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
13 10 (16.95%) C#
13 10 (16.95%) .NET
13 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
13 10 (16.95%) PhD
14 9 (15.25%) SQL

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Project
2 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
1 4 (6.78%) Basecamp
1 4 (6.78%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (35.59%) RDBMS
1 21 (35.59%) Relational Database
2 14 (23.73%) Informix
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) LabVIEW
General
1 23 (38.98%) Finance
2 16 (27.12%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
2 18 (30.51%) Software Engineer
3 17 (28.81%) Programmer
4 14 (23.73%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (23.73%) C Programmer
4 14 (23.73%) C Software Engineer
5 10 (16.95%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (16.95%) Graduate
6 7 (11.86%) Junior
6 7 (11.86%) Junior Developer
6 7 (11.86%) C Developer
7 5 (8.47%) C++ Developer
8 4 (6.78%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Coordinator
8 4 (6.78%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Project Coordinator
9 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.08%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) HTML
2 14 (23.73%) XML
3 10 (16.95%) .NET
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
4 7 (11.86%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) POSIX
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (50.85%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.64%) Mathematics
2 11 (18.64%) Physics
3 4 (6.78%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (6.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) UNIX
1 27 (45.76%) Linux
2 21 (35.59%) AIX
2 21 (35.59%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Software Engineering
2 10 (16.95%) SDLC
3 7 (11.86%) Web Development
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.78%) Mobile Commerce
5 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
5 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Test Management
5 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
5 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
6 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.08%) Matrix Management
7 1 (1.69%) OOP
7 1 (1.69%) OO
7 1 (1.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 41 (69.49%) C
2 26 (44.07%) C++
3 21 (35.59%) Shell Script
4 14 (23.73%) Python
4 14 (23.73%) Perl
5 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 10 (16.95%) C#
6 9 (15.25%) SQL
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (83.05%) Degree
2 10 (16.95%) PhD
3 4 (6.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) Google
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) Citrix
3 3 (5.08%) VMware
3 3 (5.08%) Meraki
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago