The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 18 8 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Degree 68 66 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 11.68% 20.75% 12.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.42% 61.11% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 30
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £26,450 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
192 108 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.99% 33.96% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 143 94 58
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Degree
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Watford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 131 (59.01%) Finance
2 85 (38.29%) UNIX
3 79 (35.59%) Linux
4 73 (32.88%) SQL
5 71 (31.98%) Banking
6 68 (30.63%) Oracle
7 61 (27.48%) Computer Science
8 56 (25.23%) HTML
9 53 (23.87%) Java
9 53 (23.87%) Windows
10 51 (22.97%) Microsoft
11 49 (22.07%) AIX
12 46 (20.72%) JavaScript
13 45 (20.27%) Relational Database
14 44 (19.82%) Retail
15 42 (18.92%) RDBMS
16 36 (16.22%) Software Engineering
17 33 (14.86%) Shell Script
17 33 (14.86%) OO
18 32 (14.41%) .NET
19 31 (13.96%) HPUX
19 31 (13.96%) Informix
20 30 (13.51%) XML
20 30 (13.51%) C
21 28 (12.61%) CSS
22 26 (11.71%) C#
22 26 (11.71%) QA
23 25 (11.26%) MS Office
23 25 (11.26%) E-Commerce
24 24 (10.81%) Web Services

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 14 (6.31%) Tomcat
1 14 (6.31%) CMS
2 11 (4.95%) IBM HTTP Server
2 11 (4.95%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (4.95%) IIS
2 11 (4.95%) MQSeries
3 8 (3.60%) Node.js
4 4 (1.80%) Lync
4 4 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.35%) Liferay
6 2 (0.90%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.45%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.45%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (11.26%) MS Office
2 19 (8.56%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.60%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (2.25%) Photoshop
6 3 (1.35%) MS Project
7 2 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.45%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.45%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.15%) PaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) HTTP
2 12 (5.41%) WAN
2 12 (5.41%) LAN
2 12 (5.41%) Firewall
3 11 (4.95%) FTP
4 10 (4.50%) Internet
5 9 (4.05%) VPN
5 9 (4.05%) VoIP
6 6 (2.70%) Network Security
7 5 (2.25%) PBX
8 4 (1.80%) DHCP
8 4 (1.80%) DNS
8 4 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.80%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.35%) MPLS
9 3 (1.35%) ISDN
9 3 (1.35%) VLAN
10 2 (0.90%) SS7
10 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.45%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.27%) Relational Database
2 42 (18.92%) RDBMS
3 31 (13.96%) Informix
4 21 (9.46%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.95%) DB2
6 5 (2.25%) MySQL
7 4 (1.80%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.45%) BODI
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.45%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 21 (9.46%) Selenium
2 20 (9.01%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (6.76%) Eclipse
4 12 (5.41%) Maven
5 9 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.15%) Subversion
7 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.35%) JUnit
8 3 (1.35%) NUnit
9 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.90%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.45%) PhoneGap
10 1 (0.45%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 131 (59.01%) Finance
2 71 (31.98%) Banking
3 44 (19.82%) Retail
4 21 (9.46%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 11 (4.95%) Marketing
7 7 (3.15%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 71 (31.98%) Developer
2 62 (27.93%) Analyst
3 32 (14.41%) Programmer
4 26 (11.71%) Business Analyst
5 20 (9.01%) Test Engineer
6 18 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 18 (8.11%) Junior
7 15 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.31%) Architect
8 14 (6.31%) C++ Developer
9 13 (5.86%) Java Developer
9 13 (5.86%) C Programmer
10 12 (5.41%) Java Programmer
11 11 (4.95%) Operations Analyst
11 11 (4.95%) C Developer
11 11 (4.95%) Junior Analyst
11 11 (4.95%) Junior Support Analyst
11 11 (4.95%) Operations Support Analyst
12 10 (4.50%) Senior Test Engineer
12 10 (4.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.23%) HTML
2 32 (14.41%) .NET
3 30 (13.51%) XML
4 28 (12.61%) CSS
5 24 (10.81%) Web Services
6 19 (8.56%) ASP.NET
7 16 (7.21%) .NET Framework
7 16 (7.21%) HTML5
8 15 (6.76%) Hibernate
8 15 (6.76%) Spring
8 15 (6.76%) JSP
9 14 (6.31%) J2EE
9 14 (6.31%) jQuery
10 12 (5.41%) Struts
11 11 (4.95%) JDBC
11 11 (4.95%) Middleware
12 9 (4.05%) Ajax
12 9 (4.05%) WCF
12 9 (4.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 8 (3.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (27.48%) Computer Science
2 14 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.05%) SWIFT
5 8 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.60%) Semantic Web
5 8 (3.60%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.70%) Clustering
6 6 (2.70%) EFT
7 4 (1.80%) Handset
7 4 (1.80%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.35%) Physics
8 3 (1.35%) W3C
8 3 (1.35%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Biotechnology
9 2 (0.90%) Statistics
9 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.90%) FMCG
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 85 (38.29%) UNIX
2 79 (35.59%) Linux
3 53 (23.87%) Windows
4 49 (22.07%) AIX
5 31 (13.96%) HPUX
6 12 (5.41%) Solaris
7 10 (4.50%) Android
7 10 (4.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (4.05%) Apple iOS
8 9 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.45%) SUSE
11 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.22%) Software Engineering
2 33 (14.86%) OO
3 25 (11.26%) E-Commerce
4 24 (10.81%) Software Testing
5 23 (10.36%) TDD
6 22 (9.91%) Test Scripting
7 21 (9.46%) ITIL
8 20 (9.01%) Automation Testing
9 15 (6.76%) MVC
10 13 (5.86%) Time Management
10 13 (5.86%) Web Development
11 12 (5.41%) Change Management
12 11 (4.95%) Validation
13 10 (4.50%) Scrum
13 10 (4.50%) Project Management
14 8 (3.60%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.60%) SEO
14 8 (3.60%) Information Architecture
15 7 (3.15%) Web Application Development
15 7 (3.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 73 (32.88%) SQL
2 53 (23.87%) Java
3 46 (20.72%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.86%) Shell Script
5 30 (13.51%) C
6 26 (11.71%) C#
7 23 (10.36%) C++
8 16 (7.21%) Perl
9 12 (5.41%) Python
10 8 (3.60%) PHP
11 4 (1.80%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.45%) VBA
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 21 (9.46%) ISTQB
2 9 (4.05%) CCA
3 8 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.70%) MBA
6 4 (1.80%) GIAC
6 4 (1.80%) EnCE
6 4 (1.80%) CISSP
6 4 (1.80%) CCIE
6 4 (1.80%) CCNA
7 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.90%) PMP
7 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.45%) ISEB
8 1 (0.45%) MCSE
8 1 (0.45%) MCSA
8 1 (0.45%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.71%) QA
2 10 (4.50%) SLA
2 10 (4.50%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.15%) HL7
5 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (5.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.35%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 68 (30.63%) Oracle
2 51 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.01%) HP
4 12 (5.41%) Cisco
4 12 (5.41%) IBM
5 8 (3.60%) VMware
6 7 (3.15%) Perforce
6 7 (3.15%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.25%) Dell
8 4 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.80%) Mitel
8 4 (1.80%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.80%) Aruba
8 4 (1.80%) Meru Networks
9 3 (1.35%) Zend
9 3 (1.35%) JBoss
10 2 (0.90%) Cognos
10 2 (0.90%) Nortel
10 2 (0.90%) Avaya
10 2 (0.90%) Juniper
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