Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Computer Science (Computing Science)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 58 50
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Computer Science 60 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.32% 4.33% 4.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.24% 9.50% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 60 62 45
Watford median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -33.33% +52.73%
10th Percentile £25,000 £31,250 £32,200
90th Percentile £48,750 £65,000 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 490 463 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 51.63% 45.57% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 398 371 339
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £25,400
90th Percentile £87,725 £68,750 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Computer Science in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 46 (76.67%) SQL
2 40 (66.67%) C#
3 33 (55.00%) T-SQL
4 29 (48.33%) Mathematics
5 27 (45.00%) Degree
5 27 (45.00%) .NET
6 26 (43.33%) Java
7 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 25 (41.67%) Physics
8 21 (35.00%) HTML
8 21 (35.00%) CSS
8 21 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (31.67%) Web Services
9 19 (31.67%) Analytics
10 18 (30.00%) MS Access
10 18 (30.00%) PhD
10 18 (30.00%) VBA
10 18 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (30.00%) Data Analysis
10 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (25.00%) Data Migration
12 15 (25.00%) Talend
12 15 (25.00%) Data Analytics
12 15 (25.00%) Migration
12 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
12 15 (25.00%) PL/SQL
12 15 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 14 (23.33%) C++

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 15 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
1 4 (6.67%) Firewall
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) MS Access
1 18 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 14 (23.33%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (11.67%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.33%) Power BI
5 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) LabVIEW
2 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Graduate
3 18 (30.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 18 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 15 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 15 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (16.67%) Software Developer
6 7 (11.67%) Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Implementation Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Junior
6 7 (11.67%) Junior Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Junior Implementation Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Software Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Graduate Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Graduate Implementation Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Graduate Software Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
7 4 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) .NET
2 21 (35.00%) CSS
2 21 (35.00%) HTML
3 19 (31.67%) Web Services
4 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
4 14 (23.33%) ADO.NET
4 14 (23.33%) Entity Framework
5 7 (11.67%) XML
6 4 (6.67%) CSS3
6 4 (6.67%) HTML5
6 4 (6.67%) MDX
6 4 (6.67%) REST
6 4 (6.67%) SOAP
6 4 (6.67%) XHTML
6 4 (6.67%) XSL
7 3 (5.00%) XML Schema
7 3 (5.00%) XSLT
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
9 1 (1.67%) Node.js
9 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (13.33%) Acoustics
3 6 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 3 (5.00%) Internet of Things
6 3 (5.00%) Smart Home
7 1 (1.67%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.00%) Linux
1 3 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Mathematics
2 25 (41.67%) Physics
3 21 (35.00%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (31.67%) Analytics
5 18 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 18 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.00%) Data Analytics
7 15 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 15 (25.00%) Migration
7 15 (25.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 14 (23.33%) MVC
8 14 (23.33%) OO
8 14 (23.33%) OOP
9 11 (18.33%) Data Acquisition
10 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.67%) ETL
11 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (76.67%) SQL
2 40 (66.67%) C#
3 33 (55.00%) T-SQL
4 26 (43.33%) Java
5 25 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 18 (30.00%) VBA
7 15 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 14 (23.33%) C++
9 10 (16.67%) Python
10 6 (10.00%) MATLAB
11 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
12 3 (5.00%) C
13 1 (1.67%) Ruby
13 1 (1.67%) Scala
13 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Degree
2 18 (30.00%) PhD
3 6 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.67%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Talend
2 14 (23.33%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau