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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Science (Computing Science)
Rank 47 52 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 12 17 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.22% 3.18% 9.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.19% 7.05% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 47
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,802 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.08% +3.47%
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
167 241 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 30.87% 45.13% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 129 174 274
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,436 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

Computer Science Salary Histogram in Watford

Computer Science
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 22 (61.11%) C
2 21 (58.33%) C++
2 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 14 (38.89%) Degree
3 14 (38.89%) Finance
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (33.33%) C#
5 12 (33.33%) .NET
5 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 12 (33.33%) Linux
6 11 (30.56%) Mathematics
6 11 (30.56%) MVC
6 11 (30.56%) jQuery
6 11 (30.56%) Analytics
7 10 (27.78%) SDLC
7 10 (27.78%) Risk Analytics
7 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (27.78%) Entity Framework
7 10 (27.78%) WCF
7 10 (27.78%) LabVIEW
7 10 (27.78%) Physics
7 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 10 (27.78%) PhD
8 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 8 (22.22%) Android
9 8 (22.22%) WPF
9 8 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS

Computer Science
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Firewall
1 1 (2.78%) RS-232
1 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Informix
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) C++ Software Engineer
2 13 (36.11%) Developer
3 12 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 11 (30.56%) C Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Android Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Android Software Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (2.78%) C# Programmer
8 1 (2.78%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) .NET
1 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (30.56%) jQuery
3 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
3 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (27.78%) Entity Framework
3 10 (27.78%) WCF
4 8 (22.22%) WPF
5 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.78%) HTML5
6 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Mathematics
2 10 (27.78%) Physics
3 8 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Android
2 8 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 8 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (11.11%) AIX
3 4 (11.11%) HPUX
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Analytics
3 11 (30.56%) MVC
4 10 (27.78%) Risk Analytics
4 10 (27.78%) SDLC
5 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.22%) Android Development
6 8 (22.22%) iOS Development
7 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 1 (2.78%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.78%) OO
8 1 (2.78%) OOP
8 1 (2.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) C
2 21 (58.33%) C++
3 12 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 8 (22.22%) Embedded C++
5 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) Degree
2 10 (27.78%) PhD
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Apple
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
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