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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 108 59 112
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 43 93 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.91% 3.73% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.87% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 38 77 35
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £32,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
2141 2403 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.07% 96.35% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 1922 2109
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 £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -14 24 £42,500 +6.25%
Hoddesdon +2 3 £38,500 +2.66%
St Albans -12 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Letchworth +7 1 £37,000 +15.62% 1
Stevenage - 1 £50,000 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (50.60%) Software Engineering
2 38 (45.78%) SQL
3 36 (43.37%) C#
4 35 (42.17%) .NET
5 32 (38.55%) Java
5 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET
6 29 (34.94%) Finance
7 28 (33.73%) SQL Server
7 28 (33.73%) UNIX
8 24 (28.92%) Linux
9 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (26.51%) Oracle
11 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
12 20 (24.10%) Web Services
13 19 (22.89%) C++
13 19 (22.89%) Shell Script
13 19 (22.89%) Banking
14 18 (21.69%) J2EE
15 17 (20.48%) Spring
15 17 (20.48%) Unit Testing
16 16 (19.28%) Degree
16 16 (19.28%) C
16 16 (19.28%) Windows
17 15 (18.07%) XML
17 15 (18.07%) TDD
17 15 (18.07%) MVC
18 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
19 13 (15.66%) HTML
20 12 (14.46%) RDBMS
20 12 (14.46%) CMS

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (14.46%) CMS
2 8 (9.64%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (9.64%) EPiServer CMS
3 6 (7.23%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) JBoss
4 4 (4.82%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.82%) Kentico
5 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.61%) Tuxedo
6 2 (2.41%) Apache
7 1 (1.20%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) Mingle
3 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) SAP SRM
1 4 (4.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) SSL
2 4 (4.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (33.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) RDBMS
2 12 (14.46%) Relational Database
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.82%) RavenDB
4 4 (4.82%) Neo4j
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.20%) Informix
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Maven
2 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.82%) MSTest
3 4 (4.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (4.82%) Subversion
3 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
3 4 (4.82%) NUnit
3 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.41%) Ant
6 1 (1.20%) JUnit
6 1 (1.20%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (34.94%) Finance
2 19 (22.89%) Banking
3 6 (7.23%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.23%) Automotive
4 4 (4.82%) Advertising
4 4 (4.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.82%) Front Office
5 2 (2.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.17%) .NET
2 32 (38.55%) ASP.NET
3 20 (24.10%) Web Services
4 18 (21.69%) J2EE
5 17 (20.48%) Spring
6 15 (18.07%) XML
7 13 (15.66%) HTML
8 11 (13.25%) CSS
9 10 (12.05%) .NET Framework
10 8 (9.64%) WPF
10 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.43%) JDBC
11 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.23%) Middleware
12 6 (7.23%) XSLT
12 6 (7.23%) Struts
12 6 (7.23%) Struts2
13 5 (6.02%) SAP PI
13 5 (6.02%) JSP
13 5 (6.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
2 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.23%) Economics
4 3 (3.61%) Derivative
5 1 (1.20%) Open Source
5 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.73%) UNIX
2 24 (28.92%) Linux
3 16 (19.28%) Windows
4 2 (2.41%) AIX
4 2 (2.41%) HPUX
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Software Engineering
2 23 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.48%) Unit Testing
4 15 (18.07%) TDD
4 15 (18.07%) MVC
5 10 (12.05%) Test Scripting
5 10 (12.05%) Regression Testing
6 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.23%) OO
7 6 (7.23%) Web Development
7 6 (7.23%) Data Mapping
7 6 (7.23%) BDD
7 6 (7.23%) Mobile Development
8 5 (6.02%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL
9 4 (4.82%) ITSM
9 4 (4.82%) Scrum
9 4 (4.82%) B2B
9 4 (4.82%) CQRS
9 4 (4.82%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) SQL
2 36 (43.37%) C#
3 32 (38.55%) Java
4 21 (25.30%) JavaScript
5 19 (22.89%) C++
5 19 (22.89%) Shell Script
6 16 (19.28%) C
7 10 (12.05%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.43%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.43%) VB
9 6 (7.23%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 5 (6.02%) XQuery
10 5 (6.02%) XPath
11 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
12 3 (3.61%) Python
13 1 (1.20%) XAML
13 1 (1.20%) VBA
13 1 (1.20%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) MCSD
2 1 (1.20%) MCSE
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) RosettaNet
2 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.64%) EPiServer
3 8 (9.64%) Sitecore
4 5 (6.02%) SAP
4 5 (6.02%) BMC
5 4 (4.82%) Remedy
5 4 (4.82%) Computacenter
5 4 (4.82%) Blue Martini
6 1 (1.20%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) ATG
6 1 (1.20%) Perforce
6 1 (1.20%) hybris
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