The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 17 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Degree 64 105 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.55% 23.28% 12.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.38% 59.32% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 90 50
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.10%
Degree
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
138 177 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.06% 39.25% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 107 144 102
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Degree
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree across the Watford region.

Degree Salary Trend in Watford

Degree
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Degree across the Watford region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Degree Salary Histogram in Watford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 89 (49.72%) Finance
2 65 (36.31%) UNIX
3 61 (34.08%) JavaScript
3 61 (34.08%) Banking
4 60 (33.52%) Java
5 55 (30.73%) SQL
6 54 (30.17%) HTML
7 52 (29.05%) Retail
8 49 (27.37%) XML
9 47 (26.26%) Linux
9 47 (26.26%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (21.79%) Oracle
11 38 (21.23%) Computer Science
12 36 (20.11%) Software Engineering
12 36 (20.11%) E-Commerce
12 36 (20.11%) jQuery
13 35 (19.55%) Relational Database
14 34 (18.99%) J2EE
15 33 (18.44%) Microsoft
16 32 (17.88%) HPUX
17 31 (17.32%) C
18 30 (16.76%) ISEB
19 29 (16.20%) WebSphere
20 28 (15.64%) IBM
21 27 (15.08%) RDBMS
21 27 (15.08%) Project Management
21 27 (15.08%) C++
21 27 (15.08%) CSS
21 27 (15.08%) Web Services
21 27 (15.08%) PRINCE2

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Degree 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 Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (16.20%) WebSphere
2 22 (12.29%) MQSeries
3 20 (11.17%) Tomcat
4 16 (8.94%) Adobe CQ
5 13 (7.26%) SharePoint
6 10 (5.59%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (4.47%) Apache
8 5 (2.79%) IIS
8 5 (2.79%) JBoss
9 4 (2.23%) Lync
9 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (2.23%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.23%) WorkSite
10 3 (1.68%) SAS
11 2 (1.12%) Liferay
11 2 (1.12%) Content Management Server
11 2 (1.12%) SugarCRM
11 2 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (5.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (4.47%) MS Project
3 7 (3.91%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.35%) MS Office
5 2 (1.12%) SPSS
5 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SalesLogix
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.59%) Internet
1 10 (5.59%) IPv4
1 10 (5.59%) HTTP
2 3 (1.68%) LAN
2 3 (1.68%) WAN
3 2 (1.12%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.55%) Relational Database
2 27 (15.08%) RDBMS
3 24 (13.41%) MySQL
4 13 (7.26%) SQL Server
4 13 (7.26%) DB2
4 13 (7.26%) DbVisualizer
5 8 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.91%) Informix
6 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.79%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (13.97%) Maven
2 22 (12.29%) Subversion
3 17 (9.50%) Eclipse
4 12 (6.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (6.70%) LoadRunner
4 12 (6.70%) JUnit
5 10 (5.59%) SoapUI
5 10 (5.59%) Ant
5 10 (5.59%) Log4j
6 7 (3.91%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.79%) JIRA
8 2 (1.12%) Selenium
8 2 (1.12%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
General
1 89 (49.72%) Finance
2 61 (34.08%) Banking
3 52 (29.05%) Retail
4 16 (8.94%) Manufacturing
5 12 (6.70%) Retail Banking
6 10 (5.59%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.35%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.79%) Games
9 3 (1.68%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Law
10 1 (0.56%) Legal
10 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (32.96%) Developer
2 39 (21.79%) Analyst
3 33 (18.44%) Business Analyst
4 27 (15.08%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.38%) Test Manager
6 14 (7.82%) C++ Developer
7 13 (7.26%) Tester
7 13 (7.26%) Consultant
8 11 (6.15%) Banking Business Analyst
8 11 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 11 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.03%) Senior Programme Manager
10 9 (5.03%) Senior Manager
10 9 (5.03%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.03%) Programme Manager
11 8 (4.47%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.17%) HTML
2 49 (27.37%) XML
3 36 (20.11%) jQuery
4 34 (18.99%) J2EE
5 27 (15.08%) CSS
5 27 (15.08%) Web Services
5 27 (15.08%) Spring
5 27 (15.08%) Hibernate
6 26 (14.53%) SOAP
7 25 (13.97%) Struts
8 20 (11.17%) XSLT
8 20 (11.17%) Servlets
9 18 (10.06%) JSON
10 17 (9.50%) JSP
11 16 (8.94%) REST
12 14 (7.82%) .NET
13 13 (7.26%) Flash
14 12 (6.70%) ASP.NET
14 12 (6.70%) Ajax
15 11 (6.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (26.26%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (21.23%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.59%) Client/Server
3 10 (5.59%) Web 2.0
4 9 (5.03%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.47%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.68%) PMI
8 2 (1.12%) Online Gambling
8 2 (1.12%) Statistics
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
9 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 65 (36.31%) UNIX
2 47 (26.26%) Linux
3 32 (17.88%) HPUX
4 22 (12.29%) AIX
5 20 (11.17%) Solaris
6 12 (6.70%) Windows
7 8 (4.47%) Debian
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (20.11%) Software Engineering
1 36 (20.11%) E-Commerce
2 27 (15.08%) Project Management
2 27 (15.08%) PRINCE2
3 26 (14.53%) OO
4 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (10.61%) Content Management
5 19 (10.61%) System Testing
6 18 (10.06%) Workflow
7 17 (9.50%) Change Management
8 15 (8.38%) Business Analysis
9 14 (7.82%) Programme Management
10 13 (7.26%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.70%) Test Automation
11 12 (6.70%) Line Management
11 12 (6.70%) Regression Testing
12 11 (6.15%) MVC
12 11 (6.15%) ITIL
12 11 (6.15%) Coaching
12 11 (6.15%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (34.08%) JavaScript
2 60 (33.52%) Java
3 55 (30.73%) SQL
4 31 (17.32%) C
5 27 (15.08%) C++
6 20 (11.17%) XPath
7 14 (7.82%) Shell Script
8 10 (5.59%) C#
9 8 (4.47%) PHP5
9 8 (4.47%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.47%) Perl
9 8 (4.47%) PHP
9 8 (4.47%) Python
10 4 (2.23%) MUMPS
10 4 (2.23%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) R
12 1 (0.56%) Ruby
12 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (16.76%) ISEB
2 20 (11.17%) Sun Certification
3 19 (10.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.91%) ISTQB
4 7 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.12%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.26%) QA
2 3 (1.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.59%) VirtualBox
3 8 (4.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.12%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) NFS
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (21.79%) Oracle
2 33 (18.44%) Microsoft
3 28 (15.64%) IBM
4 21 (11.73%) HP
5 13 (7.26%) VMware
6 10 (5.59%) Sun
6 10 (5.59%) Interwoven
7 4 (2.23%) Nintex
7 4 (2.23%) SAP
7 4 (2.23%) Kofax
8 3 (1.68%) Cisco
8 3 (1.68%) EMC
8 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.68%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.68%) New Relic
9 2 (1.12%) NetApp
9 2 (1.12%) Sage
9 2 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.12%) Citrix
9 2 (1.12%) BMC
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