The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 113 90 141
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 31 44 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.29% 2.30% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.38% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 26
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,800 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Programmer
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
2269 1846 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.74% 96.45% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 1465 2499
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 £24,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Programmer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Programmer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Programmer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Programmer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Programmer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 November 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 - 12 £29,250 - 2
Watford -31 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Hertford - 3 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £65,000 - 1
Stevenage - 1 £47,500 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 37 (60.66%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) .NET
3 29 (47.54%) ASP.NET
4 28 (45.90%) SQL
4 28 (45.90%) Software Engineering
5 26 (42.62%) HTML
6 25 (40.98%) CSS
7 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
7 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
8 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (34.43%) Degree
10 19 (31.15%) MVC
11 18 (29.51%) Web Services
12 17 (27.87%) Linux
13 16 (26.23%) Windows
13 16 (26.23%) TDD
14 15 (24.59%) Computer Science
14 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
14 15 (24.59%) BDD
15 14 (22.95%) RESTful
15 14 (22.95%) Java
16 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
16 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
16 13 (21.31%) NUnit
16 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
16 13 (21.31%) TeamCity
16 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
16 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (21.31%) MSTest
16 13 (21.31%) RavenDB

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.03%) CMS
2 3 (4.92%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.92%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (4.92%) Kentico
2 3 (4.92%) EPiServer CMS
3 2 (3.28%) WordPress
3 2 (3.28%) CICS
3 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.28%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.64%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.64%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Mingle
2 6 (9.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) RavenDB
2 13 (21.31%) Neo4j
3 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.84%) MySQL
4 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) DB2
5 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (21.31%) MSTest
2 13 (21.31%) TeamCity
2 13 (21.31%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (21.31%) Visual Studio
2 13 (21.31%) NUnit
3 6 (9.84%) Subversion
4 3 (4.92%) Maven
4 3 (4.92%) Ant
4 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.28%) Rational Application Developer
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.11%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (52.46%) .NET
2 29 (47.54%) ASP.NET
3 26 (42.62%) HTML
4 25 (40.98%) CSS
5 18 (29.51%) Web Services
6 14 (22.95%) RESTful
7 13 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (14.75%) HTML5
8 9 (14.75%) CSS3
9 7 (11.48%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (11.48%) Silverlight
10 6 (9.84%) .NET Framework
10 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 6 (9.84%) XML
10 6 (9.84%) Spring
11 5 (8.20%) Ajax
11 5 (8.20%) J2EE
11 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
12 4 (6.56%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Biotechnology
3 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) VSAM
4 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.64%) CMDB
4 1 (1.64%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Linux
2 16 (26.23%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) UNIX
3 7 (11.48%) CentOS
4 3 (4.92%) AIX
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
5 2 (3.28%) zOS
5 2 (3.28%) MVS
6 1 (1.64%) OS/400
6 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Software Engineering
2 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) MVC
4 16 (26.23%) TDD
5 15 (24.59%) BDD
6 13 (21.31%) CQRS
6 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
7 11 (18.03%) OOP
8 10 (16.39%) Web Development
9 8 (13.11%) OO
10 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.84%) Web Application Development
11 5 (8.20%) Integration Testing
12 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.56%) Content Management
13 3 (4.92%) System Testing
13 3 (4.92%) Systems Analysis
13 3 (4.92%) SOA
14 2 (3.28%) RAD
14 2 (3.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) C#
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.95%) Java
5 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
6 7 (11.48%) C++
7 6 (9.84%) T-SQL
7 6 (9.84%) VB
7 6 (9.84%) VBA
8 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.92%) C
10 2 (3.28%) COBOL
10 2 (3.28%) Perl
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
10 2 (3.28%) JCL
10 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.28%) REXX
11 1 (1.64%) VB6
11 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (34.43%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) MCTS
2 7 (11.48%) MCSD
2 7 (11.48%) MCSE
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 5 (8.20%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) EPiServer
4 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.28%) CA
5 2 (3.28%) Sun
5 2 (3.28%) Zend
6 1 (1.64%) BMC
6 1 (1.64%) Remedy
6 1 (1.64%) Google
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 60k plus 10% bonus, 3% pension, healthcare and more
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 35k plus bonus, pension, 30 days holiday and training budget
Posted: 3 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Reynolds Catering Supplies
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago