Period
to 17 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Computer Science in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 54 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 +10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 49 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.20% 3.92% 2.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.72% 10.57% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 64 66 36
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +2.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £45,000 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% +3.53%

Computer Science is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 418 407 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 44.37% 37.10% 37.19%
Number of salaries quoted 369 331 335
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Computer Science as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science in Watford

Computer Science
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Computer Science in Watford.

Salary trend for Computer Science in Watford

Computer Science
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Computer Science in Watford over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 41 (83.67%) Degree
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 19 (38.78%) Linux
4 18 (36.73%) C++
4 18 (36.73%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (34.69%) NoSQL
5 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
6 16 (32.65%) Mathematics
7 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (28.57%) Data Acquisition
8 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 14 (28.57%) LabVIEW
9 13 (26.53%) Physics
9 13 (26.53%) .NET
9 13 (26.53%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (26.53%) Coaching
9 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
10 12 (24.49%) C#
10 12 (24.49%) XML
10 12 (24.49%) IBM
10 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (22.45%) Oracle
11 11 (22.45%) Open Source
11 11 (22.45%) Puppet
11 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (22.45%) Embedded Systems
11 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
11 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (22.45%) DevOps
11 11 (22.45%) Acoustics

Computer Science
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.41%) Mule
1 10 (20.41%) Mule ESB
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (20.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (18.37%) Boomi
4 4 (8.16%) Trello
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.04%) GitHub
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) HTTP
1 8 (16.33%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.12%) DNS
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) NoSQL
2 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) Big Data
4 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (6.12%) MS Access
4 3 (6.12%) Power BI
4 3 (6.12%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) LabVIEW
2 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
4 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.16%) VersionOne
6 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.04%) Appium
7 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.04%) LINQPad
General
1 14 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) French Language
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Graduate
3 7 (14.29%) Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Integration Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Junior
4 6 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Implementation Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Junior Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Junior Implementation Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Software Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate Implementation Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate Software Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) XML
3 10 (20.41%) Apache Camel
3 10 (20.41%) Middleware
4 9 (18.37%) SOAP
5 8 (16.33%) OAuth
6 6 (12.24%) CSS
6 6 (12.24%) HTML
6 6 (12.24%) JSON
6 6 (12.24%) RAML
6 6 (12.24%) Swagger
6 6 (12.24%) Web Services
6 6 (12.24%) WireMock
6 6 (12.24%) WSDL
7 5 (10.20%) XSD
7 5 (10.20%) XSL
8 4 (8.16%) CSS3
8 4 (8.16%) HTML5
8 4 (8.16%) Node.js
8 4 (8.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (22.45%) Acoustics
2 11 (22.45%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (20.41%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Unix
3 9 (18.37%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (32.65%) Mathematics
3 14 (28.57%) Data Acquisition
4 13 (26.53%) Coaching
4 13 (26.53%) Physics
5 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.45%) DevOps
6 11 (22.45%) Open Source
7 10 (20.41%) Agile Project Management
7 10 (20.41%) Project Management
8 9 (18.37%) Mentoring
8 9 (18.37%) SOA
9 8 (16.33%) Identity Management
9 8 (16.33%) ITIL
9 8 (16.33%) ITIL V3
9 8 (16.33%) Scrum
9 8 (16.33%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) C++
3 12 (24.49%) C#
4 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.37%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) MATLAB
6 5 (10.20%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.16%) XPath
7 4 (8.16%) XQuery
8 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.12%) VBA
9 2 (4.08%) F#
9 2 (4.08%) Haskell
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby
10 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (83.67%) Degree
2 13 (26.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (16.33%) PhD
4 2 (4.08%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) GCP
2 2 (4.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (22.45%) Puppet
2 10 (20.41%) Terraform
3 7 (14.29%) Ansible
4 4 (8.16%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) IBM
3 11 (22.45%) Oracle
4 10 (20.41%) Google
4 10 (20.41%) Talend
4 10 (20.41%) WSO2
5 9 (18.37%) Dell
5 9 (18.37%) MuleSoft
5 9 (18.37%) TIBCO
5 9 (18.37%) webMethods
6 8 (16.33%) SnapLogic
7 4 (8.16%) CA
7 4 (8.16%) Green Hat
8 3 (6.12%) SAP
9 1 (2.04%) Cognos