Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Academic Degree
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 22 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Degree 85 104 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 8.96% 10.24% 10.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.32% 45.41% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 59 96 83
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,150 £25,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £78,750 £63,750 £62,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 263 229 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.71% 22.54% 28.20%
Number of salaries quoted 212 203 222
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,359
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,000 £67,375
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Degree in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 27 (31.76%) Computer Science
3 24 (28.24%) Windows
4 22 (25.88%) SQL
5 21 (24.71%) Linux
6 20 (23.53%) Java
6 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 20 (23.53%) Web Services
7 19 (22.35%) .NET
8 18 (21.18%) C++
8 18 (21.18%) Firewall
8 18 (21.18%) Migration
8 18 (21.18%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (20.00%) HTML
9 17 (20.00%) CSS
9 17 (20.00%) Python
10 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
11 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (17.65%) Master's Degree
12 14 (16.47%) C#
12 14 (16.47%) DNS
12 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
13 13 (15.29%) Oracle
13 13 (15.29%) PowerShell
13 13 (15.29%) Mathematics
13 13 (15.29%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (14.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (14.12%) IaaS

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 (9.41%) GlassFish
1 8 (9.41%) JBoss
1 8 (9.41%) MQSeries
1 8 (9.41%) OpenStack
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 8 (9.41%) WebLogic
1 8 (9.41%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP ERP
1 4 (4.71%) SAP GRC
1 4 (4.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.12%) IaaS
3 11 (12.94%) PaaS
3 11 (12.94%) SaaS
4 8 (9.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.53%) GitHub
6 2 (2.35%) Office 365
7 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (1.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.18%) Firewall
2 14 (16.47%) DNS
3 11 (12.94%) Internet
3 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (9.41%) SAN
4 8 (9.41%) VPN
5 7 (8.24%) Wireless
6 6 (7.06%) LAN
6 6 (7.06%) VoIP
7 5 (5.88%) WAN
8 4 (4.71%) DHCP
8 4 (4.71%) Skype
9 2 (2.35%) BGP
9 2 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.35%) DSL
9 2 (2.35%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.35%) Network Security
9 2 (2.35%) VLAN
9 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.59%) MySQL
2 9 (10.59%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.88%) Power BI
4 4 (4.71%) MS Access
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.71%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (4.71%) SAP HANA
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.53%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.18%) DB2
6 1 (1.18%) QlikView
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) LabVIEW
2 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
2 8 (9.41%) French Language
2 8 (9.41%) German Language
2 8 (9.41%) Swedish Language
3 4 (4.71%) Legal
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 4 (4.71%) Romanian Language
3 4 (4.71%) Russian Language
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Architect
3 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (10.59%) Junior
4 8 (9.41%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Data Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Graduate
5 7 (8.24%) Implementation Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Junior Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Junior Implementation Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Service Manager
5 7 (8.24%) Software Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 7 (8.24%) SQL Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 5 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
6 5 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.53%) Web Services
2 19 (22.35%) .NET
3 17 (20.00%) CSS
3 17 (20.00%) HTML
4 8 (9.41%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (9.41%) EJB
4 8 (9.41%) EJB 3.0
4 8 (9.41%) HornetQ
4 8 (9.41%) Java EE
4 8 (9.41%) Java SE
4 8 (9.41%) JMS
4 8 (9.41%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (8.24%) Ajax
5 7 (8.24%) LAMP
5 7 (8.24%) XML
6 6 (7.06%) HTML5
7 5 (5.88%) jQuery
8 4 (4.71%) CSS3
8 4 (4.71%) MDX
8 4 (4.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.76%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (15.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 11 (12.94%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (11.76%) Acoustics
5 10 (11.76%) Data Centre
5 10 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 8 (9.41%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (9.41%) Replication
7 6 (7.06%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
8 5 (5.88%) Private Cloud
9 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
9 4 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (3.53%) Internet of Things
10 3 (3.53%) N-Tier
10 3 (3.53%) Smart Home
11 2 (2.35%) BYOD
11 2 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (2.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Windows
2 21 (24.71%) Linux
3 9 (10.59%) Windows Server
4 8 (9.41%) Unix
5 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.35%) Android
6 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Migration
1 18 (21.18%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (15.29%) Mathematics
3 12 (14.12%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (14.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (12.94%) Time Management
5 10 (11.76%) Presales
6 9 (10.59%) Data Analysis
6 9 (10.59%) Decision-Making
6 9 (10.59%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (10.59%) Physics
6 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.41%) Change Management
7 8 (9.41%) Data Acquisition
7 8 (9.41%) Performance Management
7 8 (9.41%) SOA
8 7 (8.24%) Analytical Thinking
8 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.24%) Creative Thinking
8 7 (8.24%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) SQL
2 20 (23.53%) Java
2 20 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 18 (21.18%) C++
4 17 (20.00%) Python
5 14 (16.47%) C#
6 13 (15.29%) PowerShell
7 8 (9.41%) Bash Shell
7 8 (9.41%) C
7 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.24%) PHP
8 7 (8.24%) T-SQL
9 6 (7.06%) AWK
10 5 (5.88%) MATLAB
11 4 (4.71%) VBA
12 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.18%) Ruby
12 1 (1.18%) Scala
12 1 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Master's Degree
2 8 (9.41%) AWS Certification
3 7 (8.24%) CCNA
3 7 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (7.06%) CCNP
4 6 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.88%) MBA
5 5 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.88%) PMP
6 4 (4.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.53%) MCSA
8 2 (2.35%) CCENT
8 2 (2.35%) MCSE
8 2 (2.35%) MOS
8 2 (2.35%) PhD
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.71%) PMO
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) Hyper-V
2 6 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (4.71%) Firmware
3 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (10.59%) Puppet
2 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.35%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
3 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (34.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Oracle
3 12 (14.12%) VMware
4 10 (11.76%) SAP
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco
6 6 (7.06%) IBM
7 5 (5.88%) Mitel
8 4 (4.71%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.35%) Apple
10 2 (2.35%) McAfee
10 2 (2.35%) Meraki
10 2 (2.35%) Remedy
10 2 (2.35%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.18%) Citrix
11 1 (1.18%) Cognos
11 1 (1.18%) Google
11 1 (1.18%) Tableau