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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Degree 75 53 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.84% 10.95% 17.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.82% 40.77% 51.40%
Number of salaries quoted 54 41 78
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £34,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 142 130 179
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 26.20% 26.86% 33.40%
Number of salaries quoted 119 106 140
Median salary £51,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (26.50%) Computer Science
2 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 25 (21.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (20.51%) Windows
3 24 (20.51%) Software Engineering
4 23 (19.66%) Telecoms
4 23 (19.66%) E-Commerce
5 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (17.09%) HTML
6 20 (17.09%) CSS
6 20 (17.09%) Adobe
6 20 (17.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (16.24%) C#
8 18 (15.38%) C++
8 18 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
9 17 (14.53%) LabVIEW
9 17 (14.53%) Physics
9 17 (14.53%) Java
9 17 (14.53%) Linux
10 16 (13.68%) Firewall
11 15 (12.82%) SQL
11 15 (12.82%) Ajax
12 14 (11.97%) .NET
12 14 (11.97%) PhD
13 13 (11.11%) OO
13 13 (11.11%) Migration
13 13 (11.11%) Games
13 13 (11.11%) Mentoring
13 13 (11.11%) User Experience

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 5 (4.27%) Confluence
1 5 (4.27%) JBoss
1 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.42%) GlassFish
2 4 (3.42%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.42%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.42%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) Drupal
5 1 (0.85%) Marvel
5 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
2 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (6.84%) Final Cut Pro
4 8 (6.84%) InVision
4 8 (6.84%) Zemax
5 7 (5.98%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (5.98%) Photoshop
6 3 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Magento
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.84%) SaaS
4 6 (5.13%) IaaS
4 6 (5.13%) Office 365
5 5 (4.27%) PaaS
6 4 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.71%) GitHub
7 2 (1.71%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) Firewall
2 10 (8.55%) LAN
2 10 (8.55%) MPLS
2 10 (8.55%) WAN
3 9 (7.69%) DNS
3 9 (7.69%) VPN
4 7 (5.98%) DWDM
4 7 (5.98%) Frame Relay
4 7 (5.98%) FWSM
4 7 (5.98%) TCP/IP
5 6 (5.13%) Internet
5 6 (5.13%) NetScaler
5 6 (5.13%) VoIP
6 5 (4.27%) BGP
6 5 (4.27%) DMVPN
6 5 (4.27%) EIGRP
6 5 (4.27%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (3.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.42%) FCoE
7 4 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.27%) MySQL
2 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.27%) Power BI
3 3 (2.56%) DB2
4 2 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) LabVIEW
2 10 (8.55%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.13%) Subversion
4 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.42%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.42%) JIRA
6 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.56%) NUnit
6 3 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.71%) CocoaPods
7 2 (1.71%) Xcode
8 1 (0.85%) JMeter
8 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.85%) Selenium
8 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.85%) The Grinder
General
1 23 (19.66%) Telecoms
2 13 (11.11%) Games
3 9 (7.69%) Marketing
4 7 (5.98%) Retail
5 6 (5.13%) Finance
6 5 (4.27%) French Language
7 4 (3.42%) Advertising
7 4 (3.42%) German Language
8 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.71%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.85%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Developer
2 14 (11.97%) Analyst
2 14 (11.97%) Architect
3 8 (6.84%) Designer
3 8 (6.84%) Test Engineer
3 8 (6.84%) Web Developer
4 7 (5.98%) Photoshop Designer
4 7 (5.98%) Senior Designer
4 7 (5.98%) Senior Photoshop Designer
4 7 (5.98%) Senior Visual Designer
4 7 (5.98%) Software Developer
4 7 (5.98%) Visual Designer
5 6 (5.13%) E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (5.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.27%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 5 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (4.27%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.09%) CSS
1 20 (17.09%) HTML
2 15 (12.82%) Ajax
3 14 (11.97%) .NET
4 11 (9.40%) jQuery
4 11 (9.40%) JSON
4 11 (9.40%) Web Services
4 11 (9.40%) XML
5 10 (8.55%) Java EE
6 8 (6.84%) Node.js
7 6 (5.13%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.13%) DHTML
7 6 (5.13%) ZeroMQ
8 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.27%) REST
9 4 (3.42%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (3.42%) EJB
9 4 (3.42%) EJB 3.0
9 4 (3.42%) Gherkin
9 4 (3.42%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.50%) Computer Science
2 13 (11.11%) User Experience
3 8 (6.84%) Animation
3 8 (6.84%) Graphic Design
4 7 (5.98%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (5.98%) Smartphone
5 6 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (4.27%) iPhone
6 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (3.42%) Replication
8 3 (2.56%) BBC
8 3 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.71%) iPad
9 2 (1.71%) NHS
9 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.51%) Windows
2 17 (14.53%) Linux
3 8 (6.84%) Android
3 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.42%) Unix
6 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Software Engineering
2 23 (19.66%) E-Commerce
3 21 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (17.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (14.53%) Physics
6 13 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.11%) Migration
6 13 (11.11%) OO
7 11 (9.40%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (8.55%) Software Delivery
8 10 (8.55%) TDD
8 10 (8.55%) Typography
8 10 (8.55%) Web Design
9 9 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.69%) Visualisation
9 9 (7.69%) Web Development
10 8 (6.84%) Prototyping
11 7 (5.98%) Data Acquisition
11 7 (5.98%) MVC
11 7 (5.98%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 19 (16.24%) C#
3 18 (15.38%) C++
4 17 (14.53%) Java
5 15 (12.82%) SQL
6 10 (8.55%) PHP
7 8 (6.84%) MATLAB
8 6 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.27%) AWK
10 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.42%) C
10 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.56%) VBA
12 2 (1.71%) Go
12 2 (1.71%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.71%) Python
12 2 (1.71%) Ruby
12 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.85%) Delphi
13 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Computer Science Degree
2 14 (11.97%) PhD
3 8 (6.84%) CCIE
3 8 (6.84%) CCNP
3 8 (6.84%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.84%) Master's Degree
4 5 (4.27%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (3.42%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.71%) MCSE
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.56%) Terminal Services
3 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.42%) Puppet
3 2 (1.71%) Ansible
3 2 (1.71%) HockeyApp
3 2 (1.71%) Terraform
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (21.37%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.09%) Adobe
3 7 (5.98%) CheckPoint
3 7 (5.98%) Cisco
3 7 (5.98%) Oracle
4 6 (5.13%) Demandware
4 6 (5.13%) Riverbed
5 4 (3.42%) ATG
5 4 (3.42%) Brocade
5 4 (3.42%) F5
5 4 (3.42%) Google
5 4 (3.42%) hybris
5 4 (3.42%) Juniper
5 4 (3.42%) VMware
6 3 (2.56%) Virgin Media
7 2 (1.71%) Apple
7 2 (1.71%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.85%) EMC
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) SAP
Watford, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £18,304 to £24,608 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago