The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Google products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Google over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Google.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google
Rank 62 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Google 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.97% 1.08% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.42% 2.07% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 3
Average salary £27,436 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.54% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Google
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
351 193 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 57.64% 52.02% 45.90%
Number of salaries quoted 246 146 133
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Google
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Google Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Google
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Google Salary Trend in Watford

Google
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Google 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 Google.

1 11 (64.71%) Google Analytics
1 11 (64.71%) Analytics
2 7 (41.18%) SEO
2 7 (41.18%) Content Management
2 7 (41.18%) Marketing
2 7 (41.18%) Copywriting
2 7 (41.18%) Social Media
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Google Apps
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) UML
4 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) SOA
4 5 (29.41%) IBM
4 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) LAMP
4 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (29.41%) CMDB
4 5 (29.41%) Use Case
4 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (29.41%) RESTful
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (29.41%) SaaS

Google
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Google 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 Google. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) OpenStack
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Google Apps
2 5 (29.41%) IaaS
2 5 (29.41%) Terremark
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) SaaS
2 5 (29.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
General
1 7 (41.18%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Communications Officer
2 5 (29.41%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (23.53%) Web Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Trainee Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
1 5 (29.41%) LAMP
1 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Copywriting
1 7 (41.18%) Social Media
2 5 (29.41%) CMDB
3 4 (23.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Analytics
2 7 (41.18%) SEO
2 7 (41.18%) Content Management
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) UML
3 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
3 5 (29.41%) SOA
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (29.41%) Use Case
3 5 (29.41%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 4 (23.53%) Qualitative Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) RPG
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Rackspace
3 4 (23.53%) Adobe
3 4 (23.53%) Coremetrics
3 4 (23.53%) Tealeaf
3 4 (23.53%) Hitwise
3 4 (23.53%) comScore
3 4 (23.53%) Tableau