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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 10 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Degree 88 79 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 16.39% 21.64% 10.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.36% 67.52% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 62 65 29
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,700 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -
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
194 117 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.13% 32.05% 22.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138 94 58
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,050 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,300 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 September 2014.

Degree Salary Histogram in Watford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 125 (59.24%) Finance
2 72 (34.12%) Microsoft
3 70 (33.18%) SQL
4 69 (32.70%) Linux
5 67 (31.75%) UNIX
6 63 (29.86%) Oracle
7 55 (26.07%) Banking
8 54 (25.59%) Windows
9 48 (22.75%) Computer Science
10 46 (21.80%) Retail
11 43 (20.38%) Java
12 42 (19.91%) HTML
13 40 (18.96%) JavaScript
14 39 (18.48%) C
15 38 (18.01%) AIX
15 38 (18.01%) Relational Database
16 37 (17.54%) E-Commerce
17 34 (16.11%) MS Office
18 32 (15.17%) Shell Script
19 31 (14.69%) Software Engineering
20 30 (14.22%) RDBMS
20 30 (14.22%) Manufacturing
21 29 (13.74%) MS Excel
21 29 (13.74%) ITIL
22 27 (12.80%) .NET
23 26 (12.32%) Active Directory
24 25 (11.85%) CSS
24 25 (11.85%) HPUX
25 24 (11.37%) OO
26 23 (10.90%) C++

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (6.16%) MS Exchange
1 13 (6.16%) CMS
2 12 (5.69%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.27%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (4.27%) IIS
3 9 (4.27%) MQSeries
3 9 (4.27%) IBM HTTP Server
3 9 (4.27%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.79%) Node.js
5 7 (3.32%) Lync
5 7 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.42%) SAS
6 3 (1.42%) Liferay
7 2 (0.95%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.47%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.47%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (16.11%) MS Office
2 29 (13.74%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.84%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.90%) MS Project
5 3 (1.42%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.42%) SPSS
6 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SalesLogix
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.74%) PaaS
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.53%) LAN
1 18 (8.53%) WAN
2 14 (6.64%) Firewall
3 12 (5.69%) DNS
3 12 (5.69%) DHCP
4 11 (5.21%) HTTP
4 11 (5.21%) VPN
5 10 (4.74%) VoIP
5 10 (4.74%) Internet
6 9 (4.27%) FTP
7 7 (3.32%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.84%) ISDN
8 6 (2.84%) PBX
8 6 (2.84%) MPLS
8 6 (2.84%) VLAN
9 5 (2.37%) Network Security
10 4 (1.90%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.90%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.47%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.01%) Relational Database
2 30 (14.22%) RDBMS
3 19 (9.00%) Informix
4 15 (7.11%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.27%) DB2
6 7 (3.32%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.37%) MySQL
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.42%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (6.16%) Selenium
2 12 (5.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (4.27%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.79%) Subversion
4 8 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.84%) Maven
6 5 (2.37%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.90%) NUnit
8 3 (1.42%) JUnit
9 2 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.47%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.47%) FogBugz
10 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
General
1 125 (59.24%) Finance
2 55 (26.07%) Banking
3 46 (21.80%) Retail
4 30 (14.22%) Manufacturing
5 16 (7.58%) Marketing
6 7 (3.32%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.90%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 65 (30.81%) Analyst
2 59 (27.96%) Developer
3 24 (11.37%) Business Analyst
4 20 (9.48%) Junior
5 19 (9.00%) Support Analyst
6 18 (8.53%) Architect
7 17 (8.06%) Programmer
7 17 (8.06%) Test Engineer
8 16 (7.58%) C++ Developer
9 15 (7.11%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.74%) Administrator
10 10 (4.74%) C++ Software Developer
11 9 (4.27%) C Developer
11 9 (4.27%) Junior Analyst
11 9 (4.27%) Junior Support Analyst
11 9 (4.27%) Front-End Developer
11 9 (4.27%) Operations Support Analyst
11 9 (4.27%) Operations Analyst
11 9 (4.27%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.91%) HTML
2 27 (12.80%) .NET
3 25 (11.85%) CSS
4 19 (9.00%) ASP.NET
5 18 (8.53%) Web Services
6 17 (8.06%) J2EE
7 16 (7.58%) XML
7 16 (7.58%) HTML5
8 13 (6.16%) jQuery
9 9 (4.27%) Middleware
9 9 (4.27%) Hibernate
9 9 (4.27%) Spring
9 9 (4.27%) Ajax
9 9 (4.27%) JDBC
9 9 (4.27%) JSP
10 8 (3.79%) COM
10 8 (3.79%) .NET Framework
10 8 (3.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (3.79%) CSS3
11 7 (3.32%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (22.75%) Computer Science
2 22 (10.43%) Mathematics
3 16 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 11 (5.21%) Mobile App
5 10 (4.74%) Handset
6 8 (3.79%) Semantic Web
7 6 (2.84%) SWIFT
7 6 (2.84%) Clustering
8 5 (2.37%) Statistics
8 5 (2.37%) EFT
9 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.42%) Physics
10 3 (1.42%) W3C
10 3 (1.42%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (0.95%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.95%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.95%) FMCG
12 1 (0.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 69 (32.70%) Linux
2 67 (31.75%) UNIX
3 54 (25.59%) Windows
4 38 (18.01%) AIX
5 25 (11.85%) HPUX
6 19 (9.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (4.74%) Apple iOS
9 10 (4.74%) Android
9 10 (4.74%) Solaris
10 7 (3.32%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.32%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.84%) VMS
12 5 (2.37%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.47%) SUSE
13 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.54%) E-Commerce
2 31 (14.69%) Software Engineering
3 29 (13.74%) ITIL
4 24 (11.37%) OO
5 21 (9.95%) Software Testing
6 20 (9.48%) Change Management
6 20 (9.48%) Mentoring
7 19 (9.00%) Time Management
8 16 (7.58%) TDD
9 14 (6.64%) Test Scripting
9 14 (6.64%) MVC
10 13 (6.16%) Validation
10 13 (6.16%) Web Development
11 12 (5.69%) Project Management
11 12 (5.69%) Automation Testing
12 11 (5.21%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.74%) CRM
13 10 (4.74%) Information Security
13 10 (4.74%) Analytics
13 10 (4.74%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 70 (33.18%) SQL
2 43 (20.38%) Java
3 40 (18.96%) JavaScript
4 39 (18.48%) C
5 32 (15.17%) Shell Script
6 23 (10.90%) C++
7 19 (9.00%) C#
8 10 (4.74%) Perl
9 9 (4.27%) PHP
10 6 (2.84%) Python
11 4 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.42%) R
13 1 (0.47%) VB
13 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.47%) VBA
13 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.16%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.79%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (2.84%) CCA
3 6 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (2.84%) MBA
4 5 (2.37%) ISEB
5 4 (1.90%) CCIE
5 4 (1.90%) CCNA
6 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.95%) PMP
6 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.47%) GIAC
7 1 (0.47%) EnCE
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
7 1 (0.47%) MCSE
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
7 1 (0.47%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.53%) QA
2 6 (2.84%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.84%) SLA
2 6 (2.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (12.32%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.69%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.84%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.84%) VMware Workstation
4 6 (2.84%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.90%) XenApp
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 72 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 63 (29.86%) Oracle
3 21 (9.95%) VMware
4 18 (8.53%) HP
5 14 (6.64%) IBM
6 13 (6.16%) Cisco
7 10 (4.74%) CheckPoint
8 7 (3.32%) Perforce
9 5 (2.37%) Dell
9 5 (2.37%) EMC
10 4 (1.90%) Citrix
10 4 (1.90%) BMC
10 4 (1.90%) CA
10 4 (1.90%) NetApp
10 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.90%) Mitel
10 4 (1.90%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.90%) Aruba
10 4 (1.90%) Meru Networks
11 3 (1.42%) Zend
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