The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Harpenden region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 10
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 6 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 66.67% 86.67% 24.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 66.67% 86.67% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 6
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -38.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Harpenden region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Harpenden
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harpenden 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 20
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Harpenden

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Harpenden region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Harpenden

Developer
Salary Trend in Harpenden

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Developer across the Harpenden region.

Developer Salary Trend in Harpenden

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harpenden

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Harpenden region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) Adobe
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) InDesign
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) PKI
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) WCAG
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Harpenden by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Harpenden region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Modernizr
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) SignalR
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ERP
1 1 (12.50%) MVC
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe