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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 98 80 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 46 56 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 2.62% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.74% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 55
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
1962 2043 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.15% 95.60% 93.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1584 2096
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 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +2 23 £42,500 +6.25% 1
St Albans -12 9 £55,000 +29.41%
Stevenage - 2 £48,750 - 1
Hoddesdon - 2 £38,000 -
Royston - 2 £45,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 36 (46.75%) C#
1 36 (46.75%) .NET
1 36 (46.75%) Software Engineering
2 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (35.06%) SQL
5 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
6 24 (31.17%) Degree
6 24 (31.17%) Java
7 23 (29.87%) UNIX
8 22 (28.57%) Linux
9 21 (27.27%) HTML
10 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
10 20 (25.97%) Web Services
10 20 (25.97%) Finance
10 20 (25.97%) Computer Science
10 20 (25.97%) Unit Testing
11 19 (24.68%) MVC
11 19 (24.68%) Banking
11 19 (24.68%) CSS
11 19 (24.68%) C++
12 18 (23.38%) TDD
13 16 (20.78%) Shell Script
13 16 (20.78%) C
14 13 (16.88%) Windows
15 12 (15.58%) RDBMS
15 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.58%) Spring
15 12 (15.58%) BDD
15 12 (15.58%) Relational Database

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 11 (14.29%) CMS
2 7 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (9.09%) EPiServer CMS
2 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.19%) Kentico
4 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.90%) Tuxedo
6 2 (2.60%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Mingle
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) HTTP
2 1 (1.30%) FTP
2 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.58%) RDBMS
2 12 (15.58%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) Neo4j
3 9 (11.69%) RavenDB
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Informix
6 1 (1.30%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) TeamCity
2 9 (11.69%) MSTest
2 9 (11.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (11.69%) NUnit
2 9 (11.69%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.49%) Subversion
4 4 (5.19%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.90%) Maven
6 2 (2.60%) Ant
6 2 (2.60%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (1.30%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.30%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.30%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 19 (24.68%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Advertising
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.75%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 21 (27.27%) HTML
4 20 (25.97%) Web Services
5 19 (24.68%) CSS
6 12 (15.58%) Spring
7 11 (14.29%) XML
7 11 (14.29%) J2EE
8 10 (12.99%) RESTful
8 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (11.69%) Hibernate
10 8 (10.39%) HTML5
10 8 (10.39%) CSS3
10 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.79%) JSP
12 5 (6.49%) JDBC
13 4 (5.19%) Java EE
13 4 (5.19%) Google Maps API
13 4 (5.19%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.30%) Open Source
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) iSeries
3 1 (1.30%) CMDB
3 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.87%) UNIX
2 22 (28.57%) Linux
3 13 (16.88%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) AIX
5 2 (2.60%) HPUX
6 1 (1.30%) OS/400
6 1 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) Software Engineering
2 28 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) Unit Testing
4 19 (24.68%) MVC
5 18 (23.38%) TDD
6 12 (15.58%) BDD
7 11 (14.29%) OO
8 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Web Application Development
8 10 (12.99%) Test Scripting
9 9 (11.69%) Web Development
9 9 (11.69%) CQRS
9 9 (11.69%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.49%) Scrum
11 4 (5.19%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.90%) SOA
13 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
13 2 (2.60%) Multithreading
13 2 (2.60%) Data Mapping
13 2 (2.60%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) C#
2 27 (35.06%) SQL
3 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
4 24 (31.17%) Java
5 19 (24.68%) C++
6 16 (20.78%) Shell Script
6 16 (20.78%) C
7 9 (11.69%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.90%) Python
10 2 (2.60%) XPath
10 2 (2.60%) XQuery
10 2 (2.60%) VB
11 1 (1.30%) VBA
11 1 (1.30%) Delphi
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
11 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.30%) RPG
11 1 (1.30%) VB6
11 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) VCP4
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) MCSD
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.30%) RosettaNet
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle
3 7 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 7 (9.09%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.90%) BMC
5 2 (2.60%) Remedy
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) Sun
6 1 (1.30%) ATG
6 1 (1.30%) Perforce
6 1 (1.30%) hybris
6 1 (1.30%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.30%) Blue Martini
6 1 (1.30%) Google
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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