Period
to 10 December 2018

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 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 26 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 -10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 83 87 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.65% 9.30% 10.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.32% 41.23% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 59 88 102
Watford median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,025
90th Percentile £78,750 £63,750 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 265 211 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.63% 22.57% 25.35%
Number of salaries quoted 213 198 208
Watford median annual salary £54,000 £42,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -20.00% +9.38%
10th Percentile £25,963 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £91,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

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 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT jobs citing Degree 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 Degree.

1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 19 (22.89%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (21.69%) Web Services
3 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.69%) Computer Science
4 17 (20.48%) Linux
5 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
5 16 (19.28%) Firewall
5 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (18.07%) .NET
6 15 (18.07%) HTML
6 15 (18.07%) Java
6 15 (18.07%) Python
6 15 (18.07%) CSS
7 14 (16.87%) C#
7 14 (16.87%) C++
7 14 (16.87%) Migration
7 14 (16.87%) Mathematics
7 14 (16.87%) Master's Degree
8 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
9 12 (14.46%) SQL
9 12 (14.46%) DNS
9 12 (14.46%) Data Analysis
10 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
10 11 (13.25%) Physics
10 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (13.25%) Oracle
10 11 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery

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 7 (8.43%) GlassFish
1 7 (8.43%) JBoss
1 7 (8.43%) MQSeries
1 7 (8.43%) OpenStack
1 7 (8.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 7 (8.43%) WebLogic
1 7 (8.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) OpenWhisk
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.20%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.64%) IaaS
2 8 (9.64%) PaaS
2 8 (9.64%) SaaS
3 7 (8.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.61%) GitHub
5 2 (2.41%) Office 365
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.28%) Firewall
2 12 (14.46%) DNS
3 10 (12.05%) Internet
3 10 (12.05%) TCP/IP
4 7 (8.43%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (8.43%) SAN
4 7 (8.43%) VPN
4 7 (8.43%) Wireless
5 6 (7.23%) LAN
5 6 (7.23%) VoIP
6 5 (6.02%) WAN
7 4 (4.82%) DHCP
7 4 (4.82%) Skype
8 2 (2.41%) BGP
8 2 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.41%) DSL
8 2 (2.41%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.41%) Network Security
8 2 (2.41%) VLAN
8 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) MySQL
3 7 (8.43%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.82%) Power BI
5 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.61%) MS Access
5 3 (3.61%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.20%) QlikView
6 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.82%) LabVIEW
3 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.20%) Hudson
4 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (15.66%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.43%) French Language
2 7 (8.43%) German Language
2 7 (8.43%) Swedish Language
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 4 (4.82%) Romanian Language
4 4 (4.82%) Russian Language
5 3 (3.61%) Electronics
6 2 (2.41%) Back Office
7 1 (1.20%) Finance
7 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (15.66%) Architect
2 12 (14.46%) Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (9.64%) Network Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Service Manager
4 7 (8.43%) Data Manager
4 7 (8.43%) QA Tester
4 7 (8.43%) Tester
5 6 (7.23%) Design Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) PCB Design Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) PCB Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
6 5 (6.02%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Process Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Data Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Data Centre Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.69%) Web Services
2 15 (18.07%) .NET
2 15 (18.07%) CSS
2 15 (18.07%) HTML
3 7 (8.43%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (8.43%) Ajax
3 7 (8.43%) EJB
3 7 (8.43%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (8.43%) HornetQ
3 7 (8.43%) Java EE
3 7 (8.43%) Java SE
3 7 (8.43%) JMS
3 7 (8.43%) jQuery
3 7 (8.43%) LAMP
3 7 (8.43%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.61%) SOAP
5 3 (3.61%) XML
5 3 (3.61%) XML Schema
5 3 (3.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.84%) Acoustics
2 9 (10.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (10.84%) Management Information System
3 8 (9.64%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.43%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.43%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (8.43%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (8.43%) Replication
5 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.82%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (3.61%) Internet of Things
7 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.61%) Optoelectronics
7 3 (3.61%) Smart Home
8 2 (2.41%) BYOD
8 2 (2.41%) Handset
8 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.89%) Windows
2 17 (20.48%) Linux
3 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.43%) Unix
5 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.41%) Android
6 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Problem-Solving
2 18 (21.69%) Computer Science
3 14 (16.87%) Mathematics
3 14 (16.87%) Migration
4 12 (14.46%) Data Analysis
5 11 (13.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (13.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (13.25%) Physics
5 11 (13.25%) Software Engineering
6 10 (12.05%) Time Management
7 9 (10.84%) Decision-Making
8 8 (9.64%) Deployment Automation
9 7 (8.43%) Analytical Thinking
9 7 (8.43%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (8.43%) Defect Tracking
9 7 (8.43%) ITIL
9 7 (8.43%) Presales
9 7 (8.43%) SOA
9 7 (8.43%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.43%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.69%) JavaScript
2 15 (18.07%) Java
2 15 (18.07%) Python
3 14 (16.87%) C#
3 14 (16.87%) C++
4 12 (14.46%) SQL
5 10 (12.05%) PowerShell
6 8 (9.64%) MATLAB
7 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.43%) PHP
7 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
8 5 (6.02%) AWK
8 5 (6.02%) C
9 3 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.61%) VBA
10 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.20%) Ruby
10 1 (1.20%) Scala
10 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Master's Degree
2 7 (8.43%) AWS Certification
3 6 (7.23%) CCNA
3 6 (7.23%) CCNP
3 6 (7.23%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.02%) MBA
4 5 (6.02%) PhD
4 5 (6.02%) PMI Certification
4 5 (6.02%) PMP
5 4 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.41%) CCENT
6 2 (2.41%) MCSA
6 2 (2.41%) MCSE
6 2 (2.41%) MOS
7 1 (1.20%) CCVP
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.82%) PMO
2 4 (4.82%) SLA
3 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
1 6 (7.23%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.82%) Firmware
2 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (9.64%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.20%) Ansible
3 1 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 31 (37.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle
2 11 (13.25%) VMware
3 7 (8.43%) SAP
4 6 (7.23%) Cisco
4 6 (7.23%) IBM
4 6 (7.23%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (6.02%) Mitel
6 4 (4.82%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.41%) Apple
8 2 (2.41%) McAfee
8 2 (2.41%) Meraki
8 2 (2.41%) Remedy
8 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.41%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.20%) Cognos
9 1 (1.20%) Google
9 1 (1.20%) Tableau