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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 47 45
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 16 12 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.81% 2.22% 3.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.84% 6.74% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 19
Median salary £40,000 £33,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £54,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

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 204 178 231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 35.79% 32.90% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 169 142 164
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Computer Science
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Computer Science as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 30 (76.92%) Degree
2 27 (69.23%) C++
3 24 (61.54%) Physics
3 24 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 21 (53.85%) Node.js
5 20 (51.28%) Telecoms
6 18 (46.15%) C#
7 17 (43.59%) PhD
7 17 (43.59%) Visualisation
8 16 (41.03%) CSS
8 16 (41.03%) HTML
8 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
8 16 (41.03%) JSON
8 16 (41.03%) Ajax
9 14 (35.90%) Web Development
9 14 (35.90%) Java
9 14 (35.90%) Windows
9 14 (35.90%) OO
9 14 (35.90%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (35.90%) ZeroMQ
10 13 (33.33%) LabVIEW
11 12 (30.77%) Front End Development
12 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
12 9 (23.08%) Subversion
13 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
13 7 (17.95%) OpenGL
13 7 (17.95%) OOD
13 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.95%) OpenCV
13 7 (17.95%) Image Processing

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 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 9 (23.08%) Subversion
3 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.26%) Moq
4 4 (10.26%) MSTest
4 4 (10.26%) NUnit
4 4 (10.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (51.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (23.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (23.08%) Web Developer
4 7 (17.95%) C++ Developer
4 7 (17.95%) C++ Software Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Junior
5 4 (10.26%) Junior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) MATLAB Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Process Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) Node.js
2 16 (41.03%) Ajax
2 16 (41.03%) CSS
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
2 16 (41.03%) JSON
3 14 (35.90%) ZeroMQ
4 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 7 (17.95%) OpenCV
5 7 (17.95%) OpenGL
6 4 (10.26%) .NET
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
6 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (10.26%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (10.26%) Ninject
6 4 (10.26%) Spring.NET
6 4 (10.26%) Unity DI Container
6 4 (10.26%) WCF
6 4 (10.26%) WinForms
6 4 (10.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Physics
1 24 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 17 (43.59%) Visualisation
3 14 (35.90%) Data Visualisation
3 14 (35.90%) OO
3 14 (35.90%) Web Development
4 12 (30.77%) Front End Development
5 7 (17.95%) Image Processing
5 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
5 7 (17.95%) OOD
6 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Data Acquisition
6 6 (15.38%) MVVM
7 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.26%) Kanban
8 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 4 (10.26%) Scrum
8 4 (10.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) C++
2 18 (46.15%) C#
3 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 14 (35.90%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
6 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (76.92%) Degree
2 17 (43.59%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
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