The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 32 27 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 49.23% 64.29% 47.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 52.46% 64.29% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 26
Average salary £41,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
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 Hertford 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
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
61 42 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 93.85% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 53 42 54
Average salary £40,500 £25,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

Developer
Salary Trend in Hertford

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

Developer Salary Trend in Hertford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Hertford region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Hertford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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 38 (56.72%) SQL
1 38 (56.72%) Degree
2 36 (53.73%) SQL Server
3 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
3 34 (50.75%) MVC
4 31 (46.27%) .NET
5 29 (43.28%) C#
6 28 (41.79%) HTML
6 28 (41.79%) CSS
7 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
8 25 (37.31%) Web Services
8 25 (37.31%) XML
9 24 (35.82%) Computer Science
10 23 (34.33%) Java
11 21 (31.34%) MySQL
11 21 (31.34%) JSP
11 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
12 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
13 18 (26.87%) JDBC
13 18 (26.87%) Hibernate
13 18 (26.87%) HTML5
14 17 (25.37%) Servlets
14 17 (25.37%) XSLT
14 17 (25.37%) jQuery
15 15 (22.39%) C
15 15 (22.39%) PHP
16 14 (20.90%) Oracle
16 14 (20.90%) Ant
16 14 (20.90%) Retail

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (19.40%) Drupal
2 5 (7.46%) Node.js
3 4 (5.97%) JBoss
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (28.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Intranet
1 1 (1.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (53.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (31.34%) MySQL
3 5 (7.46%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Ant
1 14 (20.90%) Maven
1 14 (20.90%) Subversion
2 5 (7.46%) Selenium
2 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.48%) Moq
4 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (20.90%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (46.27%) .NET
2 28 (41.79%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) CSS
3 26 (38.81%) ASP.NET
4 25 (37.31%) Web Services
4 25 (37.31%) XML
5 21 (31.34%) JSP
6 18 (26.87%) JDBC
6 18 (26.87%) Hibernate
6 18 (26.87%) HTML5
7 17 (25.37%) jQuery
7 17 (25.37%) Servlets
7 17 (25.37%) XSLT
8 14 (20.90%) Spring
9 11 (16.42%) WCF
9 11 (16.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.94%) J2EE
11 8 (11.94%) CSS3
12 7 (10.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Computer Science
2 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
2 8 (11.94%) Physics
3 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.48%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) MVC
2 21 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
3 14 (20.90%) Multithreading
4 11 (16.42%) OO
5 9 (13.43%) Scrum
6 8 (11.94%) User Stories
6 8 (11.94%) Waterfall
7 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.45%) CRM
8 5 (7.46%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) ERP
8 5 (7.46%) Software Architecture
8 5 (7.46%) OO PHP
9 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (4.48%) OOP
9 3 (4.48%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (4.48%) OOD
10 2 (2.99%) Web Development
11 1 (1.49%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 38 (56.72%) SQL
2 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.28%) C#
4 23 (34.33%) Java
5 15 (22.39%) C
5 15 (22.39%) PHP
6 6 (8.96%) C++
7 5 (7.46%) PHP5
8 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (56.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) WCAG
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.46%) Zend
4 1 (1.49%) Cognos