Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 59 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 40 32 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 3.61% 3.14% 5.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.35% 8.23% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 61 37 68
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.09% -20.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £20,950
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £63,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

Computer Science is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 428 389 486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 38.66% 38.14% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 343 323 333
Watford median annual salary £48,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,634
90th Percentile £72,250 £70,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 27 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 27 (67.50%) Degree
2 23 (57.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (55.00%) C++
3 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
4 18 (45.00%) LabVIEW
4 18 (45.00%) Data Acquisition
5 15 (37.50%) PhD
5 15 (37.50%) Physics
6 13 (32.50%) CSS
6 13 (32.50%) HTML
6 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
6 13 (32.50%) Ajax
7 11 (27.50%) Data Analysis
7 11 (27.50%) Signal Processing
7 11 (27.50%) Machine Learning
7 11 (27.50%) Java
7 11 (27.50%) MATLAB
7 11 (27.50%) Algorithms
8 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 9 (22.50%) jQuery
9 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.50%) Web Development
10 7 (17.50%) Java EE
10 7 (17.50%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (17.50%) Web Application Development
10 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 7 (17.50%) Scrum
10 7 (17.50%) DHTML
10 7 (17.50%) PHP

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) LabVIEW
2 7 (17.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 22 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) MATLAB Engineer
2 11 (27.50%) Process Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Architect
5 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (15.00%) PHP Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Security Architect
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.50%) Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce Web Developer
7 3 (7.50%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) Ajax
1 13 (32.50%) CSS
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 9 (22.50%) jQuery
3 7 (17.50%) DHTML
3 7 (17.50%) Java EE
3 7 (17.50%) XML
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
5 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.00%) Node.js
5 4 (10.00%) ZeroMQ
6 2 (5.00%) CSS3
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (5.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Algorithms
2 7 (17.50%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Data Acquisition
2 15 (37.50%) Physics
3 13 (32.50%) Mathematics
4 11 (27.50%) Data Analysis
4 11 (27.50%) Machine Learning
4 11 (27.50%) Signal Processing
5 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.50%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
7 7 (17.50%) TDD
7 7 (17.50%) Web Application Development
7 7 (17.50%) Web Development
8 6 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (15.00%) Strategic Planning
9 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C++
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) MATLAB
4 7 (17.50%) PHP
5 5 (12.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (67.50%) Degree
2 23 (57.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (37.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Demandware
2 4 (10.00%) ATG
2 4 (10.00%) hybris
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft