The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 117 99 128
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 30 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.20% 1.98% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.10% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 30 41 20
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 1997 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.74% 94.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1578 2044
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Programmer
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Watford -30 13 £34,000 -15.00%
Hitchin - 6 £60,000 - 1
Letchworth - 4 £31,500 -
Welwyn Garden City +9 3 £32,500 -45.83%
Stevenage - 1 £43,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (49.58%) Linux
2 57 (47.90%) UNIX
3 52 (43.70%) SQL
4 50 (42.02%) Oracle
5 49 (41.18%) HTML
5 49 (41.18%) Finance
6 43 (36.13%) Degree
7 41 (34.45%) XML
8 39 (32.77%) Java
8 39 (32.77%) JavaScript
9 37 (31.09%) C++
10 35 (29.41%) C
11 34 (28.57%) Web Services
11 34 (28.57%) Informix
11 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
12 31 (26.05%) Computer Science
13 29 (24.37%) CSS
14 28 (23.53%) Perl
14 28 (23.53%) RDBMS
15 26 (21.85%) Shell Script
15 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
16 24 (20.17%) Hibernate
16 24 (20.17%) Spring
16 24 (20.17%) Banking
17 23 (19.33%) Eclipse
17 23 (19.33%) C#
18 21 (17.65%) SQL Server
18 21 (17.65%) TDD
19 17 (14.29%) Python
20 16 (13.45%) OO

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (10.08%) Tuxedo
2 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.04%) CMS
4 5 (4.20%) WordPress
5 4 (3.36%) Liferay
6 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.68%) SAS
7 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.84%) IIS
8 1 (0.84%) Drupal
8 1 (0.84%) concrete5
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Office
2 6 (5.04%) Mingle
3 5 (4.20%) Photoshop
4 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) Informix
1 34 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 28 (23.53%) RDBMS
3 21 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.40%) MySQL
5 6 (5.04%) RavenDB
5 6 (5.04%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (19.33%) Eclipse
2 12 (10.08%) Git (software)
3 11 (9.24%) JUnit
4 10 (8.40%) Subversion
5 8 (6.72%) Maven
6 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.04%) MSTest
6 6 (5.04%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (5.04%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.04%) NUnit
7 4 (3.36%) PowerBuilder
General
1 49 (41.18%) Finance
2 24 (20.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Retail
3 5 (4.20%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (41.18%) HTML
2 41 (34.45%) XML
3 34 (28.57%) Web Services
4 29 (24.37%) CSS
5 24 (20.17%) Hibernate
5 24 (20.17%) Spring
6 16 (13.45%) .NET
7 14 (11.76%) Struts
8 13 (10.92%) Ajax
9 12 (10.08%) JSP
9 12 (10.08%) jQuery
10 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
10 11 (9.24%) J2EE
11 9 (7.56%) XHTML
12 8 (6.72%) XSLT
12 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (5.88%) SOAP
14 6 (5.04%) RESTful
14 6 (5.04%) RabbitMQ
14 6 (5.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.52%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.52%) Biotechnology
3 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.84%) Life Science
3 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.84%) Biometrics
3 1 (0.84%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 59 (49.58%) Linux
2 57 (47.90%) UNIX
3 16 (13.45%) AIX
3 16 (13.45%) HPUX
4 8 (6.72%) Windows
5 6 (5.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) Software Engineering
2 21 (17.65%) TDD
3 16 (13.45%) OO
4 15 (12.61%) OOP
5 13 (10.92%) MVC
6 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
7 7 (5.88%) BDD
7 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.04%) CQRS
8 6 (5.04%) Integration Testing
9 5 (4.20%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.20%) Web Development
9 5 (4.20%) CRM
10 4 (3.36%) UML
10 4 (3.36%) Web Design
11 3 (2.52%) System Testing
12 2 (1.68%) OWASP
12 2 (1.68%) Business Analysis
12 2 (1.68%) Wealth Management
12 2 (1.68%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 52 (43.70%) SQL
2 39 (32.77%) Java
2 39 (32.77%) JavaScript
3 37 (31.09%) C++
4 35 (29.41%) C
5 28 (23.53%) Perl
6 26 (21.85%) Shell Script
7 23 (19.33%) C#
8 17 (14.29%) Python
9 8 (6.72%) VBA
9 8 (6.72%) VB
9 8 (6.72%) PHP
10 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
10 6 (5.04%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.36%) VBScript
12 3 (2.52%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.68%) PHP5
14 1 (0.84%) XQuery
14 1 (0.84%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 43 (36.13%) Degree
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.04%) MCTS
3 6 (5.04%) MCSD
3 6 (5.04%) MCSE
4 2 (1.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 50 (42.02%) Oracle
2 14 (11.76%) Perforce
3 13 (10.92%) JBoss
4 11 (9.24%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.88%) HP
6 5 (4.20%) Zend
7 1 (0.84%) hybris
7 1 (0.84%) Demandware
7 1 (0.84%) Twitter
7 1 (0.84%) ATG
7 1 (0.84%) Endeca
7 1 (0.84%) SAP
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £75000 per annum - plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 3 days ago