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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 120 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 28 40 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.17% 1.56% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.64% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 30
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 £32,500 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,000 £65,000
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
2300 2446 2119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.79% 95.25% 94.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1893 2028 1666
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,000
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 3 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 3 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 -13 11 £40,000 - 1
St Albans - 6 £45,000 - 3
Stevenage +19 2 £38,750 -9.88%
Letchworth +5 1 £37,000 +18.40%
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 37 (50.00%) SQL
2 34 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 31 (41.89%) .NET
4 30 (40.54%) C#
4 30 (40.54%) Java
4 30 (40.54%) Finance
5 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET
6 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
7 24 (32.43%) UNIX
7 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (29.73%) Linux
8 22 (29.73%) Oracle
9 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
9 19 (25.68%) HTML
10 18 (24.32%) Web Services
10 18 (24.32%) Windows
11 17 (22.97%) XML
11 17 (22.97%) J2EE
11 17 (22.97%) Spring
12 16 (21.62%) Shell Script
12 16 (21.62%) MVC
13 14 (18.92%) TDD
13 14 (18.92%) CSS
13 14 (18.92%) Degree
14 13 (17.57%) Banking
15 12 (16.22%) PL/SQL
15 12 (16.22%) C
15 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
15 12 (16.22%) Oracle Database

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (10.81%) CMS
1 8 (10.81%) EPiServer CMS
2 6 (8.11%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
3 4 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Tuxedo
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Drupal
5 1 (1.35%) WordPress
5 1 (1.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) Mingle
3 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SAP SRM
1 4 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) FTP
1 4 (5.41%) HTTP
1 4 (5.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.51%) RDBMS
4 5 (6.76%) Informix
5 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) RavenDB
5 4 (5.41%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) MSTest
2 4 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (5.41%) NUnit
2 4 (5.41%) Maven
2 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) NuGet
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
General
1 30 (40.54%) Finance
2 13 (17.57%) Banking
3 8 (10.81%) Aerospace
3 8 (10.81%) Automotive
4 4 (5.41%) Front Office
5 3 (4.05%) Advertising
6 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) .NET
2 28 (37.84%) ASP.NET
3 19 (25.68%) HTML
4 18 (24.32%) Web Services
5 17 (22.97%) XML
5 17 (22.97%) J2EE
5 17 (22.97%) Spring
6 14 (18.92%) CSS
7 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
8 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (10.81%) Struts2
9 8 (10.81%) WPF
9 8 (10.81%) Struts
10 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
11 6 (8.11%) Middleware
12 5 (6.76%) JSON
13 4 (5.41%) Java EE
13 4 (5.41%) EDIFACT
13 4 (5.41%) cXML
13 4 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Economics
3 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.05%) Derivative
6 1 (1.35%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) UNIX
2 22 (29.73%) Linux
3 18 (24.32%) Windows
4 4 (5.41%) AIX
4 4 (5.41%) HPUX
5 1 (1.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (45.95%) Software Engineering
2 24 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.62%) MVC
4 14 (18.92%) TDD
5 12 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
6 6 (8.11%) Web Development
6 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.11%) Regression Testing
7 5 (6.76%) ITIL
7 5 (6.76%) OO
7 5 (6.76%) Data Mapping
7 5 (6.76%) BDD
8 4 (5.41%) CQRS
8 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.41%) OOP
8 4 (5.41%) ITSM
8 4 (5.41%) B2B
9 3 (4.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) SQL
2 30 (40.54%) Java
2 30 (40.54%) C#
3 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.62%) Shell Script
5 12 (16.22%) C
5 12 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.81%) C++
7 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
8 6 (8.11%) VB
8 6 (8.11%) Python
8 6 (8.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 4 (5.41%) XQuery
9 4 (5.41%) Perl
9 4 (5.41%) XPath
9 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) XAML
10 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.35%) MCTS
3 1 (1.35%) MCSD
3 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 22 (29.73%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) EPiServer
4 4 (5.41%) Sitecore
4 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 4 (5.41%) BMC
4 4 (5.41%) Remedy
4 4 (5.41%) Computacenter
4 4 (5.41%) Blue Martini
5 1 (1.35%) Perforce
5 1 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Sybase
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