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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 111 122 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 38 27 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.57% 1.09% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.14% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 44
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,800 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2310 2377 1999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.45% 95.85% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1929 1978 1586
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 July 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 July 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 +8 18 £40,000 +17.64% 1
St Albans - 12 £45,000 - 2
Stevenage +10 2 £38,750 -9.88% 1
Royston - 2 £30,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (48.72%) Finance
2 35 (44.87%) SQL
3 33 (42.31%) C#
4 31 (39.74%) .NET
5 29 (37.18%) UNIX
6 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET
6 28 (35.90%) Oracle
7 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 27 (34.62%) Java
7 27 (34.62%) Software Engineering
8 26 (33.33%) XML
8 26 (33.33%) Linux
9 23 (29.49%) HTML
10 21 (26.92%) Shell Script
11 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
12 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (23.08%) Windows
13 18 (23.08%) MVC
14 17 (21.79%) C
14 17 (21.79%) J2EE
15 16 (20.51%) Degree
16 15 (19.23%) Spring
16 15 (19.23%) CSS
16 15 (19.23%) Web Services
16 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
17 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
18 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
18 12 (15.38%) PL/SQL
18 12 (15.38%) Banking

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (10.26%) CMS
1 8 (10.26%) EPiServer CMS
2 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.13%) JBoss
4 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.28%) Liferay
5 1 (1.28%) Drupal
5 1 (1.28%) WordPress
5 1 (1.28%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) SAP SRM
1 4 (5.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) FTP
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
1 4 (5.13%) SSL
2 3 (3.85%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 9 (11.54%) Informix
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.28%) MySQL
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Maven
2 3 (3.85%) Xcode
3 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) NuGet
4 1 (1.28%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.28%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.28%) PowerBuilder
General
1 38 (48.72%) Finance
2 12 (15.38%) Banking
3 8 (10.26%) Aerospace
3 8 (10.26%) Automotive
4 4 (5.13%) Front Office
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (39.74%) .NET
2 28 (35.90%) ASP.NET
3 26 (33.33%) XML
4 23 (29.49%) HTML
5 17 (21.79%) J2EE
6 15 (19.23%) CSS
6 15 (19.23%) Web Services
6 15 (19.23%) Spring
7 12 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (10.26%) Struts2
9 8 (10.26%) WPF
9 8 (10.26%) Struts
10 7 (8.97%) Hibernate
11 6 (7.69%) Middleware
11 6 (7.69%) XSLT
12 5 (6.41%) LINQ
12 5 (6.41%) JSON
12 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.26%) Economics
4 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) User Experience
5 3 (3.85%) Derivative
6 1 (1.28%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 29 (37.18%) UNIX
2 26 (33.33%) Linux
3 18 (23.08%) Windows
4 11 (14.10%) AIX
4 11 (14.10%) HPUX
5 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Software Engineering
2 20 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.08%) MVC
4 9 (11.54%) TDD
5 8 (10.26%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.41%) Data Mapping
6 5 (6.41%) ITIL
7 4 (5.13%) B2B
7 4 (5.13%) ITSM
7 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.85%) Web Development
8 3 (3.85%) SDLC
8 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
8 3 (3.85%) SOA
9 2 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.56%) OOP
9 2 (2.56%) Regression Testing
9 2 (2.56%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 33 (42.31%) C#
3 27 (34.62%) Java
4 21 (26.92%) Shell Script
5 19 (24.36%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.79%) C
7 12 (15.38%) PL/SQL
8 9 (11.54%) Python
9 8 (10.26%) Perl
10 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
11 6 (7.69%) VB
11 6 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 6 (7.69%) C++
12 4 (5.13%) XQuery
12 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
12 4 (5.13%) XPath
13 3 (3.85%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.28%) VBA
14 1 (1.28%) XAML
14 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (20.51%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 28 (35.90%) Oracle
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.26%) EPiServer
4 4 (5.13%) SAP
4 4 (5.13%) BMC
4 4 (5.13%) Remedy
4 4 (5.13%) Computacenter
4 4 (5.13%) Blue Martini
5 2 (2.56%) HP
5 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) Sybase
6 1 (1.28%) Perforce
Watford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 50k + 10% bonus, 3% pension and more
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + Pension, 25 days, flexi time and more
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
OHO Group
Salary: £45k - 60k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago