Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 42 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 +27
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 44 50 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.71% 4.95% 6.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.55% 12.05% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 57 65 63
Watford median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,350
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,000 £51,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 417 415 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 44.60% 41.09% 39.45%
Number of salaries quoted 353 322 335
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £49,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.63% +9.44% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,800 £27,350
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Computer Science also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Computer Science.

1 26 (59.09%) Degree
2 17 (38.64%) Mathematics
3 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.82%) Web Services
5 13 (29.55%) C++
5 13 (29.55%) PhD
5 13 (29.55%) MATLAB
5 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
5 13 (29.55%) Data Analysis
5 13 (29.55%) LabVIEW
5 13 (29.55%) Physics
5 13 (29.55%) Finite Element Analysis
5 13 (29.55%) Signal Processing
5 13 (29.55%) Machine Learning
5 13 (29.55%) Algorithms
5 13 (29.55%) Data Acquisition
6 12 (27.27%) REST
6 12 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 12 (27.27%) SOAP
6 12 (27.27%) .NET
7 11 (25.00%) C#
7 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
7 11 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.18%) HTML
9 8 (18.18%) CSS
10 6 (13.64%) TDD
10 6 (13.64%) jQuery

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 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 11 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) MS Access
5 1 (2.27%) Power BI
5 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) LabVIEW
2 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.27%) WATIR
General
1 13 (29.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.82%) German Language
3 3 (6.82%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) MATLAB Engineer
1 13 (29.55%) Process Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Architect
4 7 (15.91%) .NET Architect
4 7 (15.91%) AWS Architect
5 6 (13.64%) .NET Technical Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Graduate
6 3 (6.82%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.82%) NoSQL Architect
6 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
6 3 (6.82%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Web Services
2 12 (27.27%) .NET
2 12 (27.27%) REST
2 12 (27.27%) SOAP
3 8 (18.18%) CSS
3 8 (18.18%) HTML
4 6 (13.64%) jQuery
4 6 (13.64%) XML
5 3 (6.82%) Ajax
5 3 (6.82%) DHTML
5 3 (6.82%) Java EE
5 3 (6.82%) XHTML
6 2 (4.55%) XSD
6 2 (4.55%) XSL
7 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.27%) MDX
7 1 (2.27%) Middleware
7 1 (2.27%) Node.js
7 1 (2.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Algorithms
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Mathematics
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (29.55%) Data Acquisition
3 13 (29.55%) Data Analysis
3 13 (29.55%) Finite Element Analysis
3 13 (29.55%) Machine Learning
3 13 (29.55%) Physics
3 13 (29.55%) Signal Processing
4 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) SOLID
7 3 (6.82%) Web Application Development
7 3 (6.82%) Web Development
8 2 (4.55%) BDD
8 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) C++
1 13 (29.55%) MATLAB
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) Ruby
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Degree
2 13 (29.55%) PhD
3 11 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSA
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Demandware
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) VMware