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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 49 28 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +25
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 27 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.25% 8.18% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.56% 25.83% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 4
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £47,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £48,500
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
215 120 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.86% 31.66% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 179 83 84
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,436 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 2014.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (79.07%) Finance
1 34 (79.07%) Degree
2 25 (58.14%) Banking
3 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
3 23 (53.49%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (48.84%) C++
4 21 (48.84%) UNIX
4 21 (48.84%) AIX
4 21 (48.84%) HPUX
4 21 (48.84%) Linux
5 18 (41.86%) Oracle
5 18 (41.86%) RDBMS
5 18 (41.86%) Shell Script
5 18 (41.86%) Relational Database
6 14 (32.56%) C
7 13 (30.23%) Web Application Development
8 10 (23.26%) QA
9 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
9 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.93%) OO
9 9 (20.93%) HP
9 9 (20.93%) ISEB
10 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Java
10 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
10 8 (18.60%) Subversion
11 6 (13.95%) Web Development
11 6 (13.95%) .NET
11 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
11 6 (13.95%) C#

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) RDBMS
1 18 (41.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Subversion
2 4 (9.30%) NUnit
3 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
3 3 (6.98%) Maven
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.33%) FogBugz
5 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (79.07%) Finance
2 25 (58.14%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) C++ Developer
3 14 (32.56%) Software Developer
4 12 (27.91%) C++ Software Developer
5 9 (20.93%) Tester
6 8 (18.60%) Senior Tester
7 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (9.30%) C Developer
9 4 (9.30%) C++ Software Engineer
10 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
11 1 (2.33%) QA Analyst
11 1 (2.33%) C Software Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) Software Test Engineer
11 1 (2.33%) QA Tester
11 1 (2.33%) C++ Programmer
11 1 (2.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
2 5 (11.63%) HTML5
3 3 (6.98%) EJB
3 3 (6.98%) JDBC
3 3 (6.98%) JSP
3 3 (6.98%) Servlets
3 3 (6.98%) SOAP
3 3 (6.98%) Struts
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) XSD
3 3 (6.98%) DOM
3 3 (6.98%) XSLT
3 3 (6.98%) JAXB
3 3 (6.98%) SAX
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) UNIX
1 21 (48.84%) AIX
1 21 (48.84%) HPUX
1 21 (48.84%) Linux
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (11.63%) Android
3 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Solaris
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Software Engineering
2 13 (30.23%) Web Application Development
3 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
3 9 (20.93%) OO
4 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Web Development
6 5 (11.63%) OOD
6 5 (11.63%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (11.63%) Android Development
6 5 (11.63%) iOS Development
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
7 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) Data Architecture
7 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
9 2 (4.65%) OOP
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C++
2 18 (41.86%) Shell Script
3 14 (32.56%) C
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
5 8 (18.60%) Java
6 6 (13.95%) C#
7 5 (11.63%) PHP
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
8 4 (9.30%) MUMPS
9 3 (6.98%) XPath
10 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) Degree
2 9 (20.93%) ISEB
3 8 (18.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.98%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.98%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) VMware
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