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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 10 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Degree 80 71 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.09% 19.29% 10.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.01% 62.28% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 31
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £52,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
186 114 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 35.09% 30.98% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 132 93 57
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Watford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 123 (58.85%) Finance
2 72 (34.45%) Linux
3 68 (32.54%) UNIX
3 68 (32.54%) SQL
3 68 (32.54%) Microsoft
4 62 (29.67%) Oracle
5 56 (26.79%) Banking
6 54 (25.84%) Windows
7 50 (23.92%) Computer Science
8 48 (22.97%) Retail
9 44 (21.05%) HTML
10 43 (20.57%) Java
11 41 (19.62%) JavaScript
11 41 (19.62%) AIX
12 39 (18.66%) Relational Database
13 37 (17.70%) C
14 35 (16.75%) E-Commerce
15 34 (16.27%) MS Office
16 32 (15.31%) RDBMS
16 32 (15.31%) Shell Script
16 32 (15.31%) Software Engineering
17 29 (13.88%) MS Excel
18 28 (13.40%) ITIL
18 28 (13.40%) Manufacturing
19 26 (12.44%) HPUX
19 26 (12.44%) .NET
20 25 (11.96%) CSS
20 25 (11.96%) OO
21 24 (11.48%) C++
21 24 (11.48%) Active Directory

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (6.22%) CMS
2 12 (5.74%) Tomcat
2 12 (5.74%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.31%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.31%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (4.31%) MQSeries
3 9 (4.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (4.31%) IIS
4 8 (3.83%) Node.js
5 7 (3.35%) Lync
5 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.44%) Liferay
7 2 (0.96%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.48%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (16.27%) MS Office
2 29 (13.88%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.87%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.39%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.91%) MS Project
6 3 (1.44%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.48%) SPSS
7 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.78%) PaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.66%) LAN
1 16 (7.66%) WAN
2 14 (6.70%) Firewall
3 11 (5.26%) DNS
3 11 (5.26%) HTTP
3 11 (5.26%) VPN
3 11 (5.26%) DHCP
4 10 (4.78%) VoIP
4 10 (4.78%) Internet
5 9 (4.31%) FTP
6 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.87%) PBX
6 6 (2.87%) ISDN
6 6 (2.87%) MPLS
6 6 (2.87%) VLAN
7 5 (2.39%) Network Security
8 4 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.91%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.48%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.66%) Relational Database
2 32 (15.31%) RDBMS
3 21 (10.05%) Informix
4 15 (7.18%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.31%) DB2
6 5 (2.39%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.39%) MySQL
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.48%) BODI
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (6.22%) Selenium
2 12 (5.74%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (4.78%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (3.83%) Subversion
5 7 (3.35%) Maven
6 5 (2.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.91%) NUnit
8 3 (1.44%) JUnit
9 2 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.48%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
General
1 123 (58.85%) Finance
2 56 (26.79%) Banking
3 48 (22.97%) Retail
4 28 (13.40%) Manufacturing
5 14 (6.70%) Marketing
6 7 (3.35%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.91%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (32.06%) Analyst
2 60 (28.71%) Developer
3 25 (11.96%) Business Analyst
4 20 (9.57%) Programmer
5 19 (9.09%) Junior
6 18 (8.61%) Support Analyst
7 16 (7.66%) Architect
7 16 (7.66%) C++ Developer
7 16 (7.66%) Test Engineer
8 14 (6.70%) Software Developer
9 10 (4.78%) C++ Software Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Operations Support Analyst
10 9 (4.31%) C Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Junior Analyst
10 9 (4.31%) Front-End Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Junior Support Analyst
10 9 (4.31%) Operations Analyst
10 9 (4.31%) Java Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.05%) HTML
2 26 (12.44%) .NET
3 25 (11.96%) CSS
4 19 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 19 (9.09%) Web Services
5 18 (8.61%) XML
6 16 (7.66%) J2EE
6 16 (7.66%) HTML5
7 13 (6.22%) jQuery
8 10 (4.78%) JSP
8 10 (4.78%) Hibernate
8 10 (4.78%) Spring
9 9 (4.31%) Ajax
9 9 (4.31%) Middleware
9 9 (4.31%) JDBC
10 8 (3.83%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (3.83%) CSS3
11 7 (3.35%) WCF
11 7 (3.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (23.92%) Computer Science
2 19 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 17 (8.13%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.31%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.31%) Handset
5 8 (3.83%) Semantic Web
6 7 (3.35%) SWIFT
7 6 (2.87%) Clustering
8 5 (2.39%) EFT
9 4 (1.91%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.44%) Physics
10 3 (1.44%) Statistics
10 3 (1.44%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.44%) W3C
11 2 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.96%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.96%) FMCG
11 2 (0.96%) Biotechnology
12 1 (0.48%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 72 (34.45%) Linux
2 68 (32.54%) UNIX
3 54 (25.84%) Windows
4 41 (19.62%) AIX
5 26 (12.44%) HPUX
6 18 (8.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (8.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.78%) Solaris
9 10 (4.78%) Android
9 10 (4.78%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.87%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.87%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.39%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (2.39%) VMS
12 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.48%) SUSE
12 1 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.75%) E-Commerce
2 32 (15.31%) Software Engineering
3 28 (13.40%) ITIL
4 25 (11.96%) OO
5 20 (9.57%) Software Testing
6 18 (8.61%) Time Management
7 17 (8.13%) TDD
8 16 (7.66%) Change Management
9 14 (6.70%) MVC
9 14 (6.70%) Test Scripting
10 13 (6.22%) Web Development
11 12 (5.74%) Validation
11 12 (5.74%) Automation Testing
12 10 (4.78%) Project Management
13 9 (4.31%) Scrum
13 9 (4.31%) Information Security
13 9 (4.31%) PRINCE2
14 8 (3.83%) CRM
14 8 (3.83%) SEO
14 8 (3.83%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (32.54%) SQL
2 43 (20.57%) Java
3 41 (19.62%) JavaScript
4 37 (17.70%) C
5 32 (15.31%) Shell Script
6 24 (11.48%) C++
7 20 (9.57%) C#
8 11 (5.26%) Perl
9 9 (4.31%) PHP
10 7 (3.35%) Python
11 4 (1.91%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.96%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.48%) R
13 1 (0.48%) VB
13 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (6.22%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.35%) CCA
4 6 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (2.87%) MBA
5 4 (1.91%) CCIE
5 4 (1.91%) CCNA
6 3 (1.44%) EnCE
6 3 (1.44%) GIAC
6 3 (1.44%) ISEB
6 3 (1.44%) CISSP
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.96%) PMP
7 2 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.61%) QA
2 8 (3.83%) SLA
3 7 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.87%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.87%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.39%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.44%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 68 (32.54%) Microsoft
2 62 (29.67%) Oracle
3 18 (8.61%) HP
3 18 (8.61%) VMware
4 12 (5.74%) IBM
5 11 (5.26%) Cisco
6 10 (4.78%) CheckPoint
7 7 (3.35%) Perforce
8 5 (2.39%) Dell
9 4 (1.91%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.91%) Mitel
9 4 (1.91%) Fortinet
9 4 (1.91%) Meru Networks
9 4 (1.91%) Aruba
10 3 (1.44%) Mentor Graphics
10 3 (1.44%) Zend
10 3 (1.44%) EMC
10 3 (1.44%) JBoss
11 2 (0.96%) Cognos
11 2 (0.96%) Citrix
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