Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Degree 78 94 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 9.19% 9.97% 9.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.32% 41.05% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 44 108 88
Watford median annual salary £31,500 £39,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +7.59% -9.38%
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,750 £30,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £59,500 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -9.09%

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 209 229 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.62% 24.28% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 143 214 164
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £44,900 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.79% +5.65% -
10th Percentile £25,350 £24,825 £25,300
90th Percentile £92,500 £62,500 £65,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -

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 22 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Degree in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 20 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 18 (23.08%) Linux
3 17 (21.79%) SQL
3 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.95%) Python
5 14 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 12 (15.38%) Perl
7 12 (15.38%) Oracle
7 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 12 (15.38%) VMware
7 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (14.10%) Puppet
8 11 (14.10%) Postfix
8 11 (14.10%) iptables
8 11 (14.10%) Finance
8 11 (14.10%) LAMP
8 11 (14.10%) Samba
8 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
8 11 (14.10%) VMware Server
8 11 (14.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 11 (14.10%) DNS
8 11 (14.10%) Internet
8 11 (14.10%) SMTP
8 11 (14.10%) NFS

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 11 (14.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.28%) IIS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.85%) Adobe XD
2 3 (3.85%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP ERP
1 4 (5.13%) SAP GRC
1 4 (5.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) IaaS
3 4 (5.13%) PaaS
3 4 (5.13%) SaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) DNS
1 11 (14.10%) Internet
1 11 (14.10%) SMTP
2 1 (1.28%) PPP
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SAP HANA
3 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.56%) Power BI
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.28%) Hudson
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.41%) French Language
3 5 (6.41%) Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) Electronics
4 4 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Architect
2 12 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 11 (14.10%) Linux Specialist
4 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 6 (7.69%) SAP Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 5 (6.41%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Support
6 5 (6.41%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Communications Assistant
8 3 (3.85%) Agile Delivery Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Digital Communications Manager
8 3 (3.85%) PCB Design Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) PCB Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) LAMP
2 10 (12.82%) ODBC
3 4 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (2.56%) MDX
4 2 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (1.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.28%) jQuery
5 1 (1.28%) REST
5 1 (1.28%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Driving Licence
2 10 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 6 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (5.13%) Fibre Optics
5 4 (5.13%) Optoelectronics
5 4 (5.13%) Wiki
6 3 (3.85%) Graphic Design
6 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.85%) User Experience
6 3 (3.85%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.28%) EPoS
7 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 12 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Windows
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) Computer Science
2 17 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 12 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (14.10%) Mathematics
5 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
5 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
6 9 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
7 7 (8.97%) ITIL
8 6 (7.69%) Change Management
8 6 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
8 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.69%) ERP
8 6 (7.69%) IT Strategy
8 6 (7.69%) Migration
9 5 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.41%) Programme Governance
9 5 (6.41%) Software Architecture
10 4 (5.13%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) SQL
2 14 (17.95%) Python
3 12 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 12 (15.38%) Perl
4 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
4 10 (12.82%) VBA
5 4 (5.13%) C
5 4 (5.13%) C#
6 2 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.56%) R
7 1 (1.28%) Go
7 1 (1.28%) Java
7 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
2 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.56%) MCSA
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.13%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.10%) iptables
2 11 (14.10%) NFS
2 11 (14.10%) Postfix
2 11 (14.10%) Samba
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) VMware
3 7 (8.97%) SAP
4 3 (3.85%) Adobe
4 3 (3.85%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) Salesforce.com