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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 94 83 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 44 47 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.16% 2.45% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.55% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 47
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +0.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £34,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1940 1840 2589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.33% 95.88% 93.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1548 1399 2191
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 £26,500 £25,000 £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%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -7 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Watford -17 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Stevenage - 3 £47,500 -
Hertford - 3 £50,000 -
Royston - 2 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £60,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (51.39%) Software Engineering
2 35 (48.61%) C#
2 35 (48.61%) .NET
3 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (34.72%) HTML
6 24 (33.33%) Degree
7 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
7 23 (31.94%) CSS
8 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
9 20 (27.78%) Unit Testing
9 20 (27.78%) SQL
9 20 (27.78%) Linux
9 20 (27.78%) MVC
10 19 (26.39%) C++
11 18 (25.00%) UNIX
12 17 (23.61%) Web Services
12 17 (23.61%) Java
12 17 (23.61%) Finance
12 17 (23.61%) Banking
13 16 (22.22%) TDD
14 15 (20.83%) Windows
14 15 (20.83%) BDD
15 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
16 13 (18.06%) C
16 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
16 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
17 12 (16.67%) RESTful
17 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (13.89%) CMS
2 6 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (8.33%) EPiServer CMS
3 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.56%) Kentico
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (2.78%) CICS
5 2 (2.78%) Tuxedo
5 2 (2.78%) JBoss
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Mingle
2 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 11 (15.28%) Neo4j
4 11 (15.28%) RavenDB
5 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.17%) DB2
6 3 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (1.39%) Big Data
7 1 (1.39%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.28%) Visual Studio
2 11 (15.28%) NUnit
2 11 (15.28%) TeamCity
2 11 (15.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (15.28%) MSTest
3 7 (9.72%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.17%) Ant
5 3 (4.17%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
1 17 (23.61%) Banking
2 7 (9.72%) Advertising
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 4 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (48.61%) .NET
2 32 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 25 (34.72%) HTML
4 23 (31.94%) CSS
5 17 (23.61%) Web Services
6 12 (16.67%) RESTful
6 12 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (13.89%) CSS3
7 10 (13.89%) HTML5
8 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 8 (11.11%) XML
10 7 (9.72%) Spring
11 6 (8.33%) J2EE
12 5 (6.94%) JDBC
13 4 (5.56%) Google Maps API
13 4 (5.56%) JSP
13 4 (5.56%) Servlets
14 3 (4.17%) XHTML
14 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) VSAM
3 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.39%) CMDB
4 1 (1.39%) Open Source
4 1 (1.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Linux
2 18 (25.00%) UNIX
3 15 (20.83%) Windows
4 4 (5.56%) AIX
5 2 (2.78%) CentOS
5 2 (2.78%) zOS
5 2 (2.78%) MVS
5 2 (2.78%) HPUX
5 2 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (1.39%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (51.39%) Software Engineering
2 29 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 20 (27.78%) MVC
4 16 (22.22%) TDD
5 15 (20.83%) BDD
6 12 (16.67%) Web Development
6 12 (16.67%) OO
7 11 (15.28%) CQRS
8 10 (13.89%) Web Application Development
9 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 8 (11.11%) Test Scripting
10 8 (11.11%) Regression Testing
11 5 (6.94%) Scrum
11 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.56%) OOP
13 3 (4.17%) Pair Programming
13 3 (4.17%) Content Management
14 2 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
14 2 (2.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) C#
2 23 (31.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (27.78%) SQL
4 19 (26.39%) C++
5 17 (23.61%) Java
6 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
7 13 (18.06%) C
8 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.78%) JCL
9 2 (2.78%) REXX
9 2 (2.78%) Python
9 2 (2.78%) VB
9 2 (2.78%) COBOL
9 2 (2.78%) Perl
10 1 (1.39%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) RPG
10 1 (1.39%) Delphi
10 1 (1.39%) VBA
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) MCTS
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.78%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.78%) MCSE
2 2 (2.78%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
1 10 (13.89%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 6 (8.33%) EPiServer
3 5 (6.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) Sun
4 2 (2.78%) BMC
4 2 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Remedy
5 1 (1.39%) ATG
5 1 (1.39%) hybris
5 1 (1.39%) Zend
5 1 (1.39%) Google
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