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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 8 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Degree 113 86 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 17.91% 22.99% 14.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.31% 65.65% 46.32%
Number of salaries quoted 86 78 40
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
216 131 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 34.23% 35.03% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 178 116 87
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 27 November 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Watford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 107 (54.87%) Finance
2 65 (33.33%) Banking
3 60 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 55 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (27.69%) Retail
6 50 (25.64%) UNIX
7 45 (23.08%) Linux
8 43 (22.05%) E-Commerce
8 43 (22.05%) SQL
9 41 (21.03%) JavaScript
10 40 (20.51%) HTML
10 40 (20.51%) Java
10 40 (20.51%) Oracle
11 38 (19.49%) Relational Database
12 37 (18.97%) Software Engineering
13 35 (17.95%) Computer Science
13 35 (17.95%) C
14 34 (17.44%) Manufacturing
15 30 (15.38%) Windows
16 29 (14.87%) HPUX
17 28 (14.36%) XML
18 27 (13.85%) ITIL
19 25 (12.82%) RDBMS
19 25 (12.82%) Shell Script
19 25 (12.82%) QA
20 23 (11.79%) Mathematics
20 23 (11.79%) jQuery
20 23 (11.79%) Project Management
20 23 (11.79%) HP
20 23 (11.79%) PRINCE2

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 15 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.64%) Adobe CQ
4 10 (5.13%) MQSeries
5 9 (4.62%) Lync
6 8 (4.10%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.59%) Apache
7 7 (3.59%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.56%) IIS
10 4 (2.05%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (1.54%) SAS
11 3 (1.54%) WorkSite
11 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.03%) SugarCRM
12 2 (1.03%) Content Management Server
12 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 23 (11.79%) MS Office
1 23 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.59%) MS Project
3 5 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.54%) SPSS
5 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) SalesLogix
1 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.59%) PaaS
2 5 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.18%) LAN
1 14 (7.18%) WAN
2 13 (6.67%) DNS
3 12 (6.15%) DHCP
4 9 (4.62%) VPN
5 8 (4.10%) Internet
5 8 (4.10%) HTTP
5 8 (4.10%) TCP/IP
5 8 (4.10%) VoIP
5 8 (4.10%) Firewall
6 6 (3.08%) ISDN
6 6 (3.08%) PBX
6 6 (3.08%) MPLS
6 6 (3.08%) VLAN
7 5 (2.56%) Ethernet
8 4 (2.05%) IPv4
9 3 (1.54%) Network Security
10 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.03%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.51%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.49%) Relational Database
2 25 (12.82%) RDBMS
3 18 (9.23%) MySQL
4 10 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.05%) DbVisualizer
6 4 (2.05%) DB2
7 3 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (8.72%) Subversion
2 11 (5.64%) Maven
3 10 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (4.10%) Selenium
6 7 (3.59%) Log4j
6 7 (3.59%) Ant
6 7 (3.59%) JUnit
6 7 (3.59%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.05%) NUnit
7 4 (2.05%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.54%) JIRA
8 3 (1.54%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.03%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.51%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.51%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 107 (54.87%) Finance
2 65 (33.33%) Banking
3 54 (27.69%) Retail
4 34 (17.44%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 11 (5.64%) Marketing
7 5 (2.56%) Games
8 4 (2.05%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.03%) Electronics
11 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.51%) Law
11 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (29.23%) Analyst
2 49 (25.13%) Developer
3 33 (16.92%) Business Analyst
4 15 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 15 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 14 (7.18%) Consultant
6 13 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 13 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 12 (6.15%) C++ Software Developer
7 12 (6.15%) Banking Business Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (5.64%) Java Developer
8 11 (5.64%) Senior Business Analyst
9 9 (4.62%) Senior Manager
9 9 (4.62%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.62%) Project Manager
9 9 (4.62%) Programme Manager
9 9 (4.62%) Senior Programme Manager
10 8 (4.10%) Administrator
10 8 (4.10%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.51%) HTML
2 28 (14.36%) XML
3 23 (11.79%) jQuery
4 21 (10.77%) .NET
5 18 (9.23%) J2EE
5 18 (9.23%) ASP.NET
6 17 (8.72%) CSS
7 15 (7.69%) SOAP
7 15 (7.69%) JSON
8 11 (5.64%) REST
8 11 (5.64%) Struts
8 11 (5.64%) Web Services
8 11 (5.64%) Servlets
8 11 (5.64%) XSLT
8 11 (5.64%) Hibernate
8 11 (5.64%) Spring
9 10 (5.13%) COM
10 9 (4.62%) XSL
10 9 (4.62%) Ajax
11 7 (3.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 23 (11.79%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.10%) Handset
6 7 (3.59%) Web 2.0
7 5 (2.56%) Statistics
8 4 (2.05%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.54%) EFT
10 2 (1.03%) Physics
10 2 (1.03%) FMCG
11 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.51%) PMI
11 1 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.51%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (25.64%) UNIX
2 45 (23.08%) Linux
3 30 (15.38%) Windows
4 29 (14.87%) HPUX
5 22 (11.28%) AIX
6 13 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (5.64%) Solaris
9 7 (3.59%) Debian
10 6 (3.08%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.08%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.08%) VMS
10 6 (3.08%) Windows Vista
10 6 (3.08%) Android
11 5 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.51%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.05%) E-Commerce
2 37 (18.97%) Software Engineering
3 27 (13.85%) ITIL
4 23 (11.79%) PRINCE2
4 23 (11.79%) Project Management
5 20 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.74%) Change Management
6 19 (9.74%) Business Analysis
6 19 (9.74%) Software Testing
7 17 (8.72%) OO
8 16 (8.21%) Time Management
9 15 (7.69%) Workflow
9 15 (7.69%) Coaching
10 14 (7.18%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.67%) Content Management
12 12 (6.15%) Programme Management
13 11 (5.64%) Line Management
14 10 (5.13%) Analytics
14 10 (5.13%) Quality Management
14 10 (5.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.05%) SQL
2 41 (21.03%) JavaScript
3 40 (20.51%) Java
4 35 (17.95%) C
5 25 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 23 (11.79%) C++
7 15 (7.69%) C#
8 12 (6.15%) PHP
9 11 (5.64%) XPath
10 7 (3.59%) PHP5
10 7 (3.59%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.59%) Python
10 7 (3.59%) Perl
11 4 (2.05%) MUMPS
12 3 (1.54%) R
13 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.51%) VB
13 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (11.28%) ISEB
2 12 (6.15%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.64%) Sun Certification
4 8 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.59%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.59%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.03%) CCIE
8 1 (0.51%) PMP
8 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.82%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (11.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.26%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.15%) Terminal Services
4 6 (3.08%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.08%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (2.56%) XenApp
6 4 (2.05%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.51%) vCloud
7 1 (0.51%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 60 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 40 (20.51%) Oracle
3 23 (11.79%) HP
4 22 (11.28%) VMware
5 16 (8.21%) IBM
6 8 (4.10%) Cisco
7 7 (3.59%) Sun
7 7 (3.59%) Interwoven
8 6 (3.08%) EMC
8 6 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 5 (2.56%) Citrix
9 5 (2.56%) BMC
9 5 (2.56%) CA
9 5 (2.56%) NetApp
10 3 (1.54%) Dell
10 3 (1.54%) SAP
10 3 (1.54%) Kofax
10 3 (1.54%) Nintex
11 2 (1.03%) Mitel
11 2 (1.03%) Mentor Graphics
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