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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 112 78 139
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 30 56 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.31% 2.79% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 2.92% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26 50 27
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
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
2221 1915 2808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.86% 95.27% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1580 2211
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 £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 -36 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Hitchin - 6 £60,000 -
St Albans - 4 £23,500 -
Letchworth - 3 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -17 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £30,000 - 1
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (53.49%) Linux
2 40 (46.51%) SQL
3 39 (45.35%) HTML
4 38 (44.19%) UNIX
5 34 (39.53%) Finance
6 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
7 31 (36.05%) Degree
8 30 (34.88%) Oracle
8 30 (34.88%) CSS
9 28 (32.56%) Java
10 27 (31.40%) Web Services
10 27 (31.40%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (30.23%) C#
12 24 (27.91%) XML
13 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
14 22 (25.58%) Computer Science
15 20 (23.26%) C++
15 20 (23.26%) C
16 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
16 19 (22.09%) Informix
16 19 (22.09%) TDD
17 18 (20.93%) .NET
17 18 (20.93%) Relational Database
18 16 (18.60%) Spring
18 16 (18.60%) Perl
18 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
18 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
19 15 (17.44%) OOP
19 15 (17.44%) Eclipse
19 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (11.63%) Tuxedo
2 8 (9.30%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.98%) CMS
4 5 (5.81%) WordPress
5 3 (3.49%) Liferay
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.49%) IIS
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.33%) SAS
6 2 (2.33%) CICS
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) Mingle
2 6 (6.98%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
1 19 (22.09%) Informix
2 18 (20.93%) Relational Database
3 13 (15.12%) RDBMS
4 11 (12.79%) RavenDB
4 11 (12.79%) Neo4j
5 8 (9.30%) MySQL
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 15 (17.44%) Eclipse
3 11 (12.79%) NUnit
3 11 (12.79%) Visual Studio
3 11 (12.79%) MSTest
3 11 (12.79%) TeamCity
3 11 (12.79%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (10.47%) JUnit
5 8 (9.30%) Subversion
6 5 (5.81%) Maven
7 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 2 (2.33%) Rational Application Developer
8 1 (1.16%) Ant
8 1 (1.16%) PowerBuilder
General
1 34 (39.53%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 8 (9.30%) Retail
4 5 (5.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (45.35%) HTML
2 30 (34.88%) CSS
3 27 (31.40%) Web Services
4 24 (27.91%) XML
5 18 (20.93%) .NET
6 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET
6 16 (18.60%) Spring
7 15 (17.44%) Hibernate
8 11 (12.79%) RESTful
8 11 (12.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (11.63%) Ajax
10 9 (10.47%) J2EE
10 9 (10.47%) JSP
11 8 (9.30%) Struts
11 8 (9.30%) XHTML
12 7 (8.14%) Silverlight
12 7 (8.14%) HTML5
12 7 (8.14%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (8.14%) CSS3
12 7 (8.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.40%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (25.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.49%) Biotechnology
4 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.33%) VSAM
5 1 (1.16%) Statistics
5 1 (1.16%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.16%) Life Science
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 46 (53.49%) Linux
2 38 (44.19%) UNIX
3 14 (16.28%) Windows
4 8 (9.30%) AIX
5 7 (8.14%) CentOS
6 6 (6.98%) HPUX
7 2 (2.33%) Solaris
7 2 (2.33%) zOS
7 2 (2.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Software Engineering
2 19 (22.09%) TDD
3 15 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.44%) OOP
4 14 (16.28%) MVC
5 12 (13.95%) OO
5 12 (13.95%) BDD
6 11 (12.79%) CQRS
6 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
6 11 (12.79%) Web Development
7 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
8 4 (4.65%) Content Management
9 3 (3.49%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (3.49%) Web Design
9 3 (3.49%) CRM
9 3 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.49%) System Testing
10 2 (2.33%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (46.51%) SQL
2 33 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 28 (32.56%) Java
4 26 (30.23%) C#
5 20 (23.26%) C++
5 20 (23.26%) C
6 16 (18.60%) Perl
7 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
8 11 (12.79%) Python
8 11 (12.79%) PowerShell
9 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
10 6 (6.98%) VB
10 6 (6.98%) PHP
10 6 (6.98%) VBA
11 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.33%) REXX
12 2 (2.33%) JCL
12 2 (2.33%) COBOL
12 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (36.05%) Degree
2 7 (8.14%) MCTS
2 7 (8.14%) MCSD
2 7 (8.14%) MCSE
2 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 30 (34.88%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Perforce
3 8 (9.30%) JBoss
4 5 (5.81%) Zend
5 4 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) Sun
6 2 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (1.16%) Remedy
7 1 (1.16%) BMC
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