Period
to 25 November 2017

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

Academic Degree
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 13 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Degree 99 112 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 10.24% 10.89% 15.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.04% 40.88% 44.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97 103 145
Watford median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,487 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,000 £62,500 £58,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%

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 230 274 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.78% 26.65% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 212 223 310
Watford median annual salary £43,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.62% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,100 £25,750 £23,256
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,250 £67,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Degree in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 28 (28.28%) Computer Science
2 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.23%) .NET
4 21 (21.21%) C#
4 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 19 (19.19%) SQL
6 18 (18.18%) TDD
7 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
7 17 (17.17%) XML
8 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
8 16 (16.16%) REST
9 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 15 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (14.14%) Retail
10 14 (14.14%) Marketing
10 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
10 14 (14.14%) Java
11 13 (13.13%) Web Services
11 13 (13.13%) Games
11 13 (13.13%) Cucumber
11 13 (13.13%) BDD
12 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
12 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
12 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
12 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
12 12 (12.12%) Gherkin
13 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (11.11%) HTML
13 11 (11.11%) CSS

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 2 (2.02%) Confluence
1 2 (2.02%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.07%) Zemax
3 6 (6.06%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.07%) SaaS
3 6 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.03%) Office 365
4 3 (3.03%) PaaS
5 2 (2.02%) GitHub
5 2 (2.02%) IaaS
6 1 (1.01%) G Suite
6 1 (1.01%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Firewall
2 4 (4.04%) DNS
3 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.03%) VPN
4 2 (2.02%) DWDM
4 2 (2.02%) ICMP
4 2 (2.02%) VoIP
5 1 (1.01%) DHCP
5 1 (1.01%) Internet
5 1 (1.01%) ISDN
5 1 (1.01%) LAN
5 1 (1.01%) Modbus
5 1 (1.01%) MPLS
5 1 (1.01%) PBX
5 1 (1.01%) Profibus
5 1 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.01%) Skype
5 1 (1.01%) VLAN
5 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 11 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.10%) MySQL
4 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.02%) DB2
6 1 (1.01%) MS Access
6 1 (1.01%) Power BI
6 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Cucumber
2 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
3 10 (10.10%) LabVIEW
4 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.06%) NUnit
5 6 (6.06%) Selenium
5 6 (6.06%) SpecFlow
6 5 (5.05%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.04%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.04%) JIRA
8 3 (3.03%) Subversion
9 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.01%) JUnit
10 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.01%) WATIR
General
1 14 (14.14%) Marketing
1 14 (14.14%) Retail
2 13 (13.13%) Games
3 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 10 (10.10%) German Language
5 9 (9.09%) Finance
6 6 (6.06%) Advertising
7 5 (5.05%) French Language
7 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
8 3 (3.03%) Electronics
9 2 (2.02%) Swedish Language
10 1 (1.01%) Dutch Language
10 1 (1.01%) Legal
10 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.24%) Developer
2 12 (12.12%) Analyst
3 10 (10.10%) Software Developer
4 9 (9.09%) Architect
5 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.08%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Junior
6 7 (7.07%) Test Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) AWS Architect
7 6 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Marketing Executive
7 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) .NET Architect
8 5 (5.05%) .NET Technical Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Consultant
8 5 (5.05%) ETL Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Graduate
8 5 (5.05%) Junior Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) .NET
2 17 (17.17%) XML
3 16 (16.16%) REST
4 13 (13.13%) Web Services
5 12 (12.12%) Gherkin
6 11 (11.11%) CSS
6 11 (11.11%) HTML
7 9 (9.09%) SOAP
8 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.07%) JSON
9 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (6.06%) jQuery
10 5 (5.05%) XSL
11 4 (4.04%) Ajax
11 4 (4.04%) DHTML
11 4 (4.04%) Java EE
11 4 (4.04%) XHTML
12 3 (3.03%) HTML5
13 2 (2.02%) Middleware
13 2 (2.02%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.28%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.09%) Optoelectronics
3 6 (6.06%) BBC
3 6 (6.06%) NHS
4 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Smartphone
5 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.03%) Acoustics
6 3 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.02%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.01%) AS400
8 1 (1.01%) CAN bus
8 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.01%) iPhone
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Android
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.18%) TDD
3 15 (15.15%) Software Engineering
4 14 (14.14%) Test Automation
5 13 (13.13%) BDD
6 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
7 11 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (10.10%) API Testing
8 10 (10.10%) OO
9 9 (9.09%) Physics
9 9 (9.09%) SDET
10 8 (8.08%) Open Source
10 8 (8.08%) User Stories
11 7 (7.07%) Agile Testing
11 7 (7.07%) Scenario Testing
11 7 (7.07%) Software Delivery
11 7 (7.07%) Software Testing
11 7 (7.07%) Test Scripting
12 6 (6.06%) ETL
12 6 (6.06%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) C#
2 19 (19.19%) SQL
3 17 (17.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.14%) Java
5 7 (7.07%) MATLAB
6 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.04%) C++
7 4 (4.04%) PHP
8 3 (3.03%) Ruby
9 2 (2.02%) C
9 2 (2.02%) Go
9 2 (2.02%) Python
10 1 (1.01%) Delphi
10 1 (1.01%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (7.07%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (7.07%) PhD
3 4 (4.04%) Master's Degree
3 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.01%) CCNA
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.01%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) QA
2 4 (4.04%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.01%) Firmware
4 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Ansible
1 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.02%) Terraform
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Google
3 6 (6.06%) Adobe
3 6 (6.06%) Virgin Media
4 4 (4.04%) Demandware
5 3 (3.03%) Xamarin
6 2 (2.02%) IBM
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
6 2 (2.02%) VMware
7 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.01%) Cognos
7 1 (1.01%) EMC
7 1 (1.01%) SAP