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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 111 71 126
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 33 80 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.47% 3.16% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 3.32% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 70 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,900 £47,500 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2149 2413 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.60% 95.38% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1957 1887
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 May 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 26 May 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
Watford -12 13 £35,000 -12.50%
St Albans -19 4 £48,750 +8.33% 1
Hoddesdon -1 2 £38,750 +3.33%
Letchworth +4 1 £37,000 +15.62%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 36 (46.75%) Software Engineering
3 32 (41.56%) C#
3 32 (41.56%) Finance
4 31 (40.26%) .NET
5 30 (38.96%) Java
6 29 (37.66%) ASP.NET
7 27 (35.06%) UNIX
8 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
10 23 (29.87%) Linux
11 21 (27.27%) Oracle
12 19 (24.68%) Web Services
12 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
13 18 (23.38%) J2EE
13 18 (23.38%) Windows
13 18 (23.38%) Banking
13 18 (23.38%) Shell Script
14 17 (22.08%) Spring
14 17 (22.08%) Unit Testing
15 16 (20.78%) C++
16 15 (19.48%) TDD
17 14 (18.18%) MVC
17 14 (18.18%) C
18 13 (16.88%) HTML
18 13 (16.88%) XML
19 12 (15.58%) PL/SQL
19 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
19 12 (15.58%) Degree
19 12 (15.58%) Oracle Database

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 8 (10.39%) CMS
2 7 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS
3 5 (6.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.90%) Tuxedo
5 3 (3.90%) JBoss
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
6 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.30%) Liferay
7 1 (1.30%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) Mingle
3 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) SAP SRM
1 4 (5.19%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) SSL
2 4 (5.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle Database
3 11 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.19%) RavenDB
4 4 (5.19%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.30%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) MSTest
2 4 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (5.19%) NUnit
2 4 (5.19%) Maven
2 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.30%) NuGet
5 1 (1.30%) JUnit
5 1 (1.30%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 18 (23.38%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Aerospace
3 8 (10.39%) Automotive
4 4 (5.19%) Advertising
4 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.19%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.26%) .NET
2 29 (37.66%) ASP.NET
3 19 (24.68%) Web Services
4 18 (23.38%) J2EE
5 17 (22.08%) Spring
6 13 (16.88%) HTML
6 13 (16.88%) XML
7 11 (14.29%) CSS
7 11 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 8 (10.39%) WPF
8 8 (10.39%) Struts
8 8 (10.39%) Struts2
8 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.49%) SOAP
10 5 (6.49%) Middleware
10 5 (6.49%) JDBC
10 5 (6.49%) SAP PI
11 4 (5.19%) RESTful
11 4 (5.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Economics
1 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Derivative
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) UNIX
2 23 (29.87%) Linux
3 18 (23.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.30%) HPUX
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) Software Engineering
2 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) Unit Testing
4 15 (19.48%) TDD
5 14 (18.18%) MVC
6 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
6 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
7 6 (7.79%) Web Development
7 6 (7.79%) Data Mapping
7 6 (7.79%) BDD
7 6 (7.79%) OO
7 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.19%) CQRS
9 4 (5.19%) Web Application Development
9 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.19%) ITSM
9 4 (5.19%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 38 (49.35%) SQL
2 32 (41.56%) C#
3 30 (38.96%) Java
4 19 (24.68%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.38%) Shell Script
6 16 (20.78%) C++
7 14 (18.18%) C
8 12 (15.58%) PL/SQL
9 7 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 7 (9.09%) VB
10 6 (7.79%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 5 (6.49%) XQuery
11 5 (6.49%) XPath
12 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.90%) Python
14 1 (1.30%) XAML
14 1 (1.30%) VBA
14 1 (1.30%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) MCTS
3 1 (1.30%) MCSD
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 21 (27.27%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) EPiServer
4 5 (6.49%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.49%) SAP
4 5 (6.49%) BMC
5 4 (5.19%) Remedy
5 4 (5.19%) Computacenter
5 4 (5.19%) Blue Martini
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) ATG
6 1 (1.30%) Perforce
6 1 (1.30%) hybris
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