Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 59 59
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 -9
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 54 42 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.15% 4.02% 3.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.83% 9.59% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 60 61 34
Watford median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -33.33% +84.21%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +7.50%

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 421 438 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 47.95% 41.95% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 354 348 337
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £46,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,350 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +2.27%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Watford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 39 (72.22%) Degree
2 38 (70.37%) SQL
3 22 (40.74%) C#
3 22 (40.74%) Mathematics
3 22 (40.74%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (37.04%) Java
5 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.33%) Physics
6 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (33.33%) Linux
7 17 (31.48%) C++
7 17 (31.48%) Talend
8 16 (29.63%) T-SQL
8 16 (29.63%) .NET
9 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (25.93%) Data Acquisition
10 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
10 14 (25.93%) LabVIEW
10 14 (25.93%) XML
10 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
11 13 (24.07%) Web Services
12 12 (22.22%) CSS
12 12 (22.22%) HTML
12 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
12 12 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (20.37%) Acoustics
13 11 (20.37%) Embedded Systems
13 11 (20.37%) Jenkins

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 (18.52%) Mule
1 10 (18.52%) Mule ESB
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (16.67%) Boomi
4 4 (7.41%) Trello
5 3 (5.56%) GitHub
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) HTTP
1 8 (14.81%) Kerberos
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) NoSQL
2 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) MS Access
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.26%) Power BI
5 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) LabVIEW
2 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
3 6 (11.11%) JIRA
3 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.41%) VersionOne
5 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (25.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Graduate
3 12 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 9 (16.67%) Consultant
6 8 (14.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (14.81%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (12.96%) Implementation Consultant
7 7 (12.96%) Junior
7 7 (12.96%) Junior Consultant
7 7 (12.96%) Junior Implementation Consultant
7 7 (12.96%) Software Consultant
7 7 (12.96%) Software Implementation Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) Integration Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (7.41%) Graduate Consultant
9 4 (7.41%) Graduate Implementation Consultant
9 4 (7.41%) Graduate Software Consultant
9 4 (7.41%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (7.41%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.63%) .NET
2 14 (25.93%) XML
3 13 (24.07%) Web Services
4 12 (22.22%) CSS
4 12 (22.22%) HTML
5 10 (18.52%) Apache Camel
5 10 (18.52%) Middleware
5 10 (18.52%) SOAP
6 8 (14.81%) OAuth
7 6 (11.11%) JSON
7 6 (11.11%) RAML
7 6 (11.11%) Swagger
7 6 (11.11%) WireMock
7 6 (11.11%) WSDL
8 5 (9.26%) XSD
8 5 (9.26%) XSL
9 4 (7.41%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET
9 4 (7.41%) MDX
9 4 (7.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (20.37%) Acoustics
2 11 (20.37%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (18.52%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.70%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.85%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 10 (18.52%) Unix
3 8 (14.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Mathematics
1 22 (40.74%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) Physics
4 14 (25.93%) Data Acquisition
5 12 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (20.37%) Data Analysis
6 11 (20.37%) DevOps
6 11 (20.37%) Open Source
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
7 10 (18.52%) Coaching
7 10 (18.52%) Project Management
8 9 (16.67%) Analytics
8 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 9 (16.67%) SOA
9 8 (14.81%) Identity Management
9 8 (14.81%) Migration
9 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (14.81%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) SQL
2 22 (40.74%) C#
3 20 (37.04%) Java
4 17 (31.48%) C++
5 16 (29.63%) T-SQL
6 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
7 8 (14.81%) Python
7 8 (14.81%) VBA
8 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.41%) XPath
8 4 (7.41%) XQuery
9 3 (5.56%) C
9 3 (5.56%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.85%) Ruby
10 1 (1.85%) Scala
10 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) Degree
2 12 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (20.37%) PhD
4 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) GCP
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (20.37%) Puppet
2 10 (18.52%) Terraform
3 7 (12.96%) Ansible
4 4 (7.41%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Talend
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.52%) Google
3 10 (18.52%) IBM
3 10 (18.52%) Oracle
3 10 (18.52%) WSO2
4 9 (16.67%) Dell
4 9 (16.67%) MuleSoft
4 9 (16.67%) TIBCO
4 9 (16.67%) webMethods
5 8 (14.81%) SnapLogic
6 4 (7.41%) CA
6 4 (7.41%) Green Hat
6 4 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (7.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) Cognos
7 1 (1.85%) Tableau