The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 565 580 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.89% 30.93% 28.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.20% 31.89% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 487 514 822
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2242 1819 2935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.80% 97.01% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1408 2516
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Developer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

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

Developer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
St Albans +4 124 £47,500 +46.15% 9
Watford -5 105 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Welwyn Garden City -4 39 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Stevenage +6 36 £36,250 -9.37% 5
Hertford +1 32 £41,000 +64.00%
Hemel Hempstead -13 26 £32,000 -11.11% 4
Hitchin -6 20 £27,500 -35.29% 1
Borehamwood +1 19 £37,500 +2.04% 2
Rickmansworth -1 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Potters Bar +2 11 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Royston +2 8 £38,750 -3.12%
Bishop's Stortford 0 8 £50,000 +58.73%
Harpenden -1 6 £32,500 +18.18%
Ware - 6 £26,750 - 5
Letchworth +8 5 £25,500 -21.53% 1
Berkhamsted - 2 £42,500 -
Hoddesdon -5 1 £31,000 +24.00%
Developer
East of England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 539 (46.79%) .NET
2 514 (44.62%) C#
3 500 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 458 (39.76%) SQL
5 440 (38.19%) HTML
6 431 (37.41%) SQL Server
7 406 (35.24%) CSS
8 397 (34.46%) ASP.NET
9 342 (29.69%) MVC
10 336 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
11 323 (28.04%) Java
12 266 (23.09%) Degree
13 253 (21.96%) jQuery
14 228 (19.79%) OO
15 218 (18.92%) Oracle
15 218 (18.92%) Software Engineering
16 217 (18.84%) XML
17 213 (18.49%) Microsoft
18 197 (17.10%) Finance
19 192 (16.67%) TDD
20 189 (16.41%) Computer Science
21 186 (16.15%) HTML5
22 183 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
23 165 (14.32%) Web Services
24 157 (13.63%) Linux
25 152 (13.19%) PHP
26 139 (12.07%) MySQL
27 135 (11.72%) Ajax
27 135 (11.72%) WCF
28 129 (11.20%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 86 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 82 (7.12%) CMS
3 58 (5.03%) IIS
4 53 (4.60%) Node.js
5 49 (4.25%) JBoss
5 49 (4.25%) Tomcat
6 42 (3.65%) WebSphere
7 40 (3.47%) Drupal
8 28 (2.43%) WebLogic
9 24 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
10 23 (2.00%) Apache
11 22 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
13 20 (1.74%) WordPress
14 16 (1.39%) Oracle Service Bus
15 15 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
15 15 (1.30%) EPiServer CMS
16 14 (1.22%) AquaLogic
16 14 (1.22%) Tuxedo
17 13 (1.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 104 (9.03%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.82%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.22%) Fireworks
3 14 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (1.13%) MS Office
5 12 (1.04%) Mingle
6 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.087%) Simulink
8 1 (0.087%) InDesign
8 1 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 19 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 19 (1.65%) Magento
2 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.35%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.087%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.087%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (1.30%) SaaS
4 5 (0.43%) PaaS
5 4 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.17%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.087%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.82%) Internet
2 16 (1.39%) IPv4
3 15 (1.30%) HTTP
4 9 (0.78%) Intranet
4 9 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.69%) VoIP
5 8 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.43%) CTI
6 5 (0.43%) Wireless
7 3 (0.26%) PBX
8 2 (0.17%) SSH
9 1 (0.087%) SSL
9 1 (0.087%) FTP
9 1 (0.087%) DNS
9 1 (0.087%) LAN
9 1 (0.087%) LDAP
9 1 (0.087%) DAB
9 1 (0.087%) Extranet
9 1 (0.087%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (37.41%) SQL Server
2 139 (12.07%) MySQL
3 105 (9.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (7.99%) Relational Database
5 73 (6.34%) NoSQL
6 71 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 58 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
9 46 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
10 43 (3.73%) RDBMS
11 37 (3.21%) Oracle Database
12 34 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 33 (2.86%) DB2
14 29 (2.52%) Crystal Reports
15 26 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
16 25 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
17 20 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (1.56%) OLAP
19 16 (1.39%) Hadoop
20 15 (1.30%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 108 (9.38%) Subversion
2 95 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 93 (8.07%) Git (software)
4 57 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 57 (4.95%) NUnit
5 53 (4.60%) Maven
6 41 (3.56%) TeamCity
7 37 (3.21%) Oracle Forms
8 36 (3.13%) Selenium
9 35 (3.04%) Ant
10 31 (2.69%) Eclipse
11 29 (2.52%) JUnit
12 22 (1.91%) Mercurial
12 22 (1.91%) Moq
13 13 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (1.04%) Jenkins
14 12 (1.04%) MSTest
15 11 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 11 (0.95%) Grunt
16 10 (0.87%) CruiseControl
General
1 197 (17.10%) Finance
2 95 (8.25%) Retail
3 53 (4.60%) Games
4 50 (4.34%) Banking
5 41 (3.56%) Marketing
6 18 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.30%) Advertising
8 13 (1.13%) Back Office
9 12 (1.04%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.04%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.69%) Billing
10 8 (0.69%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.35%) Legal
13 1 (0.087%) Law
13 1 (0.087%) Military
13 1 (0.087%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (46.79%) .NET
2 440 (38.19%) HTML
3 406 (35.24%) CSS
4 397 (34.46%) ASP.NET
5 253 (21.96%) jQuery
6 217 (18.84%) XML
7 186 (16.15%) HTML5
8 183 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 165 (14.32%) Web Services
10 135 (11.72%) WCF
10 135 (11.72%) Ajax
11 129 (11.20%) CSS3
12 98 (8.51%) J2EE
13 97 (8.42%) .NET Framework
14 90 (7.81%) Spring
15 81 (7.03%) Hibernate
16 71 (6.16%) JSP
17 66 (5.73%) SOAP
17 66 (5.73%) XSLT
18 65 (5.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 189 (16.41%) Computer Science
2 98 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (4.60%) User Experience
4 46 (3.99%) Algorithms
5 33 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 32 (2.78%) Social Media
7 28 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 25 (2.17%) BBC
8 25 (2.17%) Visualisation
9 23 (2.00%) N-Tier
10 14 (1.22%) Artificial Intelligence
10 14 (1.22%) Physics
11 13 (1.13%) Kindle
12 12 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
12 12 (1.04%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.78%) W3C
14 9 (0.78%) Data Integration
14 9 (0.78%) Open Source
14 9 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 157 (13.63%) Linux
2 112 (9.72%) UNIX
3 104 (9.03%) Windows
4 40 (3.47%) AIX
5 39 (3.39%) Android
6 38 (3.30%) Apple iOS
7 32 (2.78%) HPUX
8 22 (1.91%) Solaris
9 10 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.78%) Debian
11 8 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.69%) FreeBSD
11 8 (0.69%) OpenBSD
12 6 (0.52%) CentOS
12 6 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (29.69%) MVC
2 336 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (19.79%) OO
4 218 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 192 (16.67%) TDD
6 128 (11.11%) Scrum
7 122 (10.59%) Web Development
8 110 (9.55%) E-Commerce
9 97 (8.42%) Multithreading
10 93 (8.07%) BDD
11 81 (7.03%) Web Application Development
12 77 (6.68%) SOA
13 65 (5.64%) OOP
14 60 (5.21%) Unit Testing
15 56 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
16 49 (4.25%) Analytics
17 47 (4.08%) Content Management
18 44 (3.82%) Mentoring
19 43 (3.73%) OOD
20 40 (3.47%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 514 (44.62%) C#
2 500 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 458 (39.76%) SQL
4 323 (28.04%) Java
5 152 (13.19%) PHP
6 121 (10.50%) C++
7 95 (8.25%) C
8 81 (7.03%) T-SQL
9 77 (6.68%) VB.NET
10 69 (5.99%) PL/SQL
10 69 (5.99%) Python
11 59 (5.12%) VB
12 35 (3.04%) PHP5
12 35 (3.04%) VB6
13 33 (2.86%) Ruby
14 30 (2.60%) PowerShell
15 27 (2.34%) Shell Script
16 25 (2.17%) Perl
17 24 (2.08%) Objective-C
18 18 (1.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 266 (23.09%) Degree
2 25 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.82%) Sun Certification
5 17 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.04%) MCTS
7 8 (0.69%) MCSE
8 6 (0.52%) MCITP
8 6 (0.52%) MCSD
8 6 (0.52%) OCP
8 6 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.17%) MCP
9 2 (0.17%) HND
9 2 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.43%) QA
2 22 (1.91%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.43%) WCAG
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.17%) HL7
7 2 (0.17%) SLA
8 1 (0.087%) DO-178B
System Software
1 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.52%) VirtualBox
2 6 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.17%) Puppet
2 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.087%) cPanel
Vendors
1 218 (18.92%) Oracle
2 213 (18.49%) Microsoft
3 47 (4.08%) Google
4 42 (3.65%) EPiServer
5 33 (2.86%) Zend
6 30 (2.60%) Facebook
7 25 (2.17%) Yahoo!
7 25 (2.17%) Adobe
7 25 (2.17%) Apple
7 25 (2.17%) IBM
7 25 (2.17%) Sony
8 21 (1.82%) Business Objects
8 21 (1.82%) Demandware
9 20 (1.74%) hybris
9 20 (1.74%) ATG
10 18 (1.56%) DataCash
10 18 (1.56%) Ogone
11 17 (1.48%) Micro Focus
12 16 (1.39%) BEA
13 15 (1.30%) Sun
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £470000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k plus 10% Bonus, exam bonus, 3% pension and much more
Posted: 14 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Considerate Constructors Scheme
Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
OCS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
e-Recruiter
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, share scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £55000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + healthcare, Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago