The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Degree
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 31 18
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 42 33 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 7.36% 5.61% 11.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.42% 25.98% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 23 25 39
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £34,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Degree is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Watford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 99 127 127
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 17.34% 21.60% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 118 97
Median salary £45,750 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.64% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Degree in Watford

Degree
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Degree in Watford.

Salary trend for Degree in Watford

Degree
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in Watford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Watford

Degree
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 35 (37.63%) Computer Science
2 31 (33.33%) C++
3 30 (32.26%) Physics
4 28 (30.11%) Software Engineering
5 26 (27.96%) Node.js
6 25 (26.88%) Windows
7 23 (24.73%) C#
8 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
8 22 (23.66%) OO
9 20 (21.51%) HTML
9 20 (21.51%) CSS
10 19 (20.43%) Java
10 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
11 18 (19.35%) Visualisation
12 17 (18.28%) PhD
12 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
13 16 (17.20%) Firewall
13 16 (17.20%) JSON
13 16 (17.20%) Web Development
13 16 (17.20%) Data Visualisation
13 16 (17.20%) ZeroMQ
14 15 (16.13%) MPLS
14 15 (16.13%) LAN
14 15 (16.13%) WAN
15 14 (15.05%) SQL
15 14 (15.05%) Mathematics
15 14 (15.05%) LabVIEW
15 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (15.05%) Retail
15 14 (15.05%) Front End Development

Degree
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 8 (8.60%) Skype for Business
2 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Apache
4 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.08%) Drupal
4 1 (1.08%) JBoss
4 1 (1.08%) Marvel
4 1 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Adobe After Effects
1 9 (9.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 9 (9.68%) Final Cut Pro
1 9 (9.68%) InVision
2 8 (8.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.60%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.30%) MS Office
4 2 (2.15%) MS Project
5 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.08%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Office 365
2 7 (7.53%) PaaS
3 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.08%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) Firewall
2 15 (16.13%) LAN
2 15 (16.13%) MPLS
2 15 (16.13%) WAN
3 8 (8.60%) DNS
3 8 (8.60%) VoIP
4 7 (7.53%) DHCP
4 7 (7.53%) DWDM
4 7 (7.53%) Frame Relay
4 7 (7.53%) FWSM
4 7 (7.53%) ISDN
4 7 (7.53%) PBX
4 7 (7.53%) Remote Desktop
4 7 (7.53%) VLAN
4 7 (7.53%) VPN
5 6 (6.45%) NetScaler
6 5 (5.38%) BGP
6 5 (5.38%) DMVPN
6 5 (5.38%) EIGRP
7 4 (4.30%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.23%) Power BI
3 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Big Data
4 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.08%) DB2
4 1 (1.08%) MS Access
4 1 (1.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) LabVIEW
2 13 (13.98%) Subversion
3 11 (11.83%) Visual Studio
4 7 (7.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.08%) CocoaPods
7 1 (1.08%) JMeter
7 1 (1.08%) JUnit
7 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.08%) NUnit
7 1 (1.08%) Selenium
7 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.08%) The Grinder
7 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 19 (20.43%) Telecoms
2 14 (15.05%) Retail
3 8 (8.60%) Finance
4 3 (3.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.15%) Electronics
6 1 (1.08%) Arabic Language
6 1 (1.08%) French Language
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Developer
2 14 (15.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 14 (15.05%) Software Developer
3 11 (11.83%) C++ Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (11.83%) Web Developer
4 10 (10.75%) C++ Software Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Designer
6 8 (8.60%) Photoshop Designer
6 8 (8.60%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Office 365 Engineer
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Designer
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Photoshop Designer
7 7 (7.53%) Senior Visual Designer
7 7 (7.53%) Visual Designer
8 5 (5.38%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.96%) Node.js
2 20 (21.51%) CSS
2 20 (21.51%) HTML
3 16 (17.20%) JSON
3 16 (17.20%) ZeroMQ
4 13 (13.98%) Ajax
5 10 (10.75%) OpenCV
5 10 (10.75%) OpenGL
6 8 (8.60%) .NET
6 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.45%) Web Services
8 5 (5.38%) REST
9 4 (4.30%) XML
10 3 (3.23%) jQuery
10 3 (3.23%) SOAP
11 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.15%) Gherkin
11 2 (2.15%) Middleware
11 2 (2.15%) XHTML
12 1 (1.08%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 35 (37.63%) Computer Science
2 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.75%) User Experience
4 9 (9.68%) Animation
4 9 (9.68%) Graphic Design
4 9 (9.68%) Smartphone
5 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
5 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.15%) FMCG
7 2 (2.15%) iPhone
8 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.08%) BBC
8 1 (1.08%) Blog
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) iPad
8 1 (1.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Windows
2 12 (12.90%) Linux
3 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (10.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.53%) Android
6 7 (7.53%) Apple iOS
6 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.23%) Unix
8 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.08%) AIX
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Physics
2 28 (30.11%) Software Engineering
3 22 (23.66%) OO
4 18 (19.35%) Visualisation
5 16 (17.20%) Data Visualisation
5 16 (17.20%) Web Development
6 14 (15.05%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.05%) Front End Development
6 14 (15.05%) Mathematics
7 12 (12.90%) ITIL
8 11 (11.83%) Migration
9 10 (10.75%) Image Processing
9 10 (10.75%) Mentoring
9 10 (10.75%) Multithreading
9 10 (10.75%) OOD
10 9 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.68%) Prototyping
11 8 (8.60%) Coaching
11 8 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) C++
2 23 (24.73%) C#
3 22 (23.66%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.43%) Java
5 14 (15.05%) SQL
6 9 (9.68%) C
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.15%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) VBA
9 1 (1.08%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.08%) AWK
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.08%) Fortran
9 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.08%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) Python
9 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (18.28%) PhD
2 10 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.60%) CCIE
3 8 (8.60%) CCNP
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.15%) CCNA
5 2 (2.15%) MCSE
5 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.15%) PMP
6 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.08%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.53%) Terminal Services
3 7 (7.53%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Ansible
2 1 (1.08%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) CheckPoint
3 10 (10.75%) Adobe
4 8 (8.60%) Cisco
4 8 (8.60%) VMware
5 7 (7.53%) Oracle
6 6 (6.45%) Riverbed
7 5 (5.38%) Juniper
8 4 (4.30%) Brocade
8 4 (4.30%) F5
9 2 (2.15%) Cognos
9 2 (2.15%) IBM
9 2 (2.15%) SAP
10 1 (1.08%) Apple
10 1 (1.08%) Citrix
10 1 (1.08%) EMC
10 1 (1.08%) hybris
10 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.08%) Virgin Media
10 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
Watford, Hertfordshire
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