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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 60 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 93 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.74% 1.51% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 1.59% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 77 40 32
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,250 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,783 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.72% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2400 2523 2500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.58% 95.14% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 2114 2048
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford +20 44 £40,000 - 1
Letchworth - 15 £32,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +7 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Borehamwood +2 6 £40,500 +5.19%
Hitchin - 4 - -
St Albans -2 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Hoddesdon - 2 £37,500 -
Hertford - 1 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £30,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 69 (50.74%) UNIX
2 63 (46.32%) HTML
3 62 (45.59%) Oracle
4 61 (44.85%) Linux
5 54 (39.71%) Finance
6 53 (38.97%) XML
7 52 (38.24%) SQL
7 52 (38.24%) Degree
8 51 (37.50%) Relational Database
9 49 (36.03%) RDBMS
10 47 (34.56%) Informix
11 46 (33.82%) Java
11 46 (33.82%) JavaScript
12 44 (32.35%) C++
13 43 (31.62%) C
13 43 (31.62%) Computer Science
14 40 (29.41%) Perl
15 35 (25.74%) Web Services
16 34 (25.00%) Shell Script
17 32 (23.53%) Banking
18 31 (22.79%) Spring
18 31 (22.79%) Hibernate
18 31 (22.79%) Eclipse
19 30 (22.06%) CSS
20 26 (19.12%) AIX
20 26 (19.12%) HPUX
20 26 (19.12%) Software Engineering
21 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
21 24 (17.65%) OO
22 23 (16.91%) Python

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (5.88%) Tuxedo
2 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.94%) Liferay
4 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.21%) WordPress
5 2 (1.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.74%) Apache
6 1 (0.74%) SAS
6 1 (0.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) concrete5
Applications
1 13 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.47%) FastStats
3 2 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) GoldMine
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.91%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 49 (36.03%) RDBMS
3 47 (34.56%) Informix
4 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.62%) MySQL
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (22.79%) Eclipse
2 16 (11.76%) JUnit
3 13 (9.56%) Subversion
4 12 (8.82%) Maven
5 6 (4.41%) PowerBuilder
6 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 54 (39.71%) Finance
2 32 (23.53%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Retail
5 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.74%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (46.32%) HTML
2 53 (38.97%) XML
3 35 (25.74%) Web Services
4 31 (22.79%) Spring
4 31 (22.79%) Hibernate
5 30 (22.06%) CSS
6 23 (16.91%) Struts
7 16 (11.76%) JSP
7 16 (11.76%) .NET
7 16 (11.76%) J2EE
8 14 (10.29%) Ajax
9 13 (9.56%) XSLT
10 12 (8.82%) XHTML
11 11 (8.09%) jQuery
12 9 (6.62%) Swing
12 9 (6.62%) JBoss Seam
12 9 (6.62%) JSON
13 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET
14 6 (4.41%) SOAP
14 6 (4.41%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.62%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.15%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.21%) Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) Biotechnology
4 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 69 (50.74%) UNIX
2 61 (44.85%) Linux
3 26 (19.12%) AIX
3 26 (19.12%) HPUX
4 4 (2.94%) Windows
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.12%) Software Engineering
2 24 (17.65%) OO
3 20 (14.71%) TDD
4 12 (8.82%) MVC
5 10 (7.35%) Multithreading
6 9 (6.62%) UML
7 5 (3.68%) OOP
7 5 (3.68%) E-Commerce
8 4 (2.94%) CRM
8 4 (2.94%) Web Design
9 3 (2.21%) Network Design
9 3 (2.21%) RAD
9 3 (2.21%) Web Development
9 3 (2.21%) Unit Testing
10 2 (1.47%) ATDD
10 2 (1.47%) OWASP
10 2 (1.47%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.47%) Direct Marketing
10 2 (1.47%) ITIL
10 2 (1.47%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.24%) SQL
2 46 (33.82%) Java
2 46 (33.82%) JavaScript
3 44 (32.35%) C++
4 43 (31.62%) C
5 40 (29.41%) Perl
6 34 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 23 (16.91%) Python
8 16 (11.76%) C#
9 6 (4.41%) VBScript
9 6 (4.41%) VB
9 6 (4.41%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.41%) PHP
9 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.21%) VC++
11 3 (2.21%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 3 (2.21%) SELCOPY
12 2 (1.47%) PHP5
12 2 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (38.24%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 62 (45.59%) Oracle
2 18 (13.24%) JBoss
3 14 (10.29%) Perforce
4 11 (8.09%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.35%) HP
6 3 (2.21%) Alterian
6 3 (2.21%) Zend
6 3 (2.21%) Veeam
7 1 (0.74%) ATG
7 1 (0.74%) Endeca
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) Twitter
7 1 (0.74%) Demandware
7 1 (0.74%) hybris
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire / North London
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £highly competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Hertfordshire / North London
ECM Selection Ltd
Salary: to £35k depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago