Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Computer Science skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Computer Science over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science, Comp Sci)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 53 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 54 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.68% 4.66% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 5.23% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 62
Watford median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% -13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £66,250 £55,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Computer Science is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 855 842 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 90.00% 89.19% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 692 701 799
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (75.93%) SQL
2 39 (72.22%) C#
3 34 (62.96%) T-SQL
4 27 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 24 (44.44%) Physics
5 24 (44.44%) Java
6 22 (40.74%) Analytics
7 21 (38.89%) Data Analysis
7 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
7 21 (38.89%) .NET
7 21 (38.89%) PhD
8 20 (37.04%) Web Services
8 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
8 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (33.33%) Data Migration
9 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (33.33%) Talend
9 18 (33.33%) Data Analytics
9 18 (33.33%) Migration
9 18 (33.33%) PL/SQL
9 18 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 18 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (31.48%) HTML
10 17 (31.48%) CSS
11 16 (29.63%) MS Access
11 16 (29.63%) VBA
11 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (27.78%) Degree
12 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
13 14 (25.93%) OOP

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 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 3 (5.56%) Wireless
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) MS Access
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (25.93%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.56%) Power BI
5 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) LabVIEW
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 20 (37.04%) Graduate
2 20 (37.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 20 (37.04%) Software Engineer
3 18 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 18 (33.33%) Graduate Developer
4 10 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Junior
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Junior Implementation Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) MATLAB Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Process Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) ETL Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Junior Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 20 (37.04%) Web Services
3 17 (31.48%) CSS
3 17 (31.48%) HTML
4 14 (25.93%) .NET Framework
4 14 (25.93%) ADO.NET
4 14 (25.93%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.56%) XML
5 3 (5.56%) XML Schema
5 3 (5.56%) XSLT
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) J2EE
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) LDAP
6 2 (3.70%) MDX
6 2 (3.70%) React
6 2 (3.70%) REST
6 2 (3.70%) SailPoint
6 2 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 4 (7.41%) Acoustics
4 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.56%) Internet of Things
4 3 (5.56%) Smart Home
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.70%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 24 (44.44%) Physics
3 22 (40.74%) Analytics
4 21 (38.89%) Data Analysis
5 20 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 18 (33.33%) Data Migration
6 18 (33.33%) Migration
6 18 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 14 (25.93%) MVC
7 14 (25.93%) OO
7 14 (25.93%) OOP
8 7 (12.96%) Data Acquisition
9 3 (5.56%) Computational Fluid Dynamics
9 3 (5.56%) Data Science
9 3 (5.56%) Finite Element Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Machine Learning
9 3 (5.56%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 41 (75.93%) SQL
2 39 (72.22%) C#
3 34 (62.96%) T-SQL
4 24 (44.44%) Java
5 21 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.33%) PL/SQL
7 16 (29.63%) VBA
8 9 (16.67%) C++
9 6 (11.11%) MATLAB
9 6 (11.11%) Python
10 2 (3.70%) C
10 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) PhD
2 15 (27.78%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Talend
2 14 (25.93%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.70%) CA
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Novell
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Ping Identity
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Sun
4 1 (1.85%) Cognos
4 1 (1.85%) Tableau