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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 110 80 142
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 30 50 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.25% 2.46% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 2.59% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 28 49 21
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
2328 1927 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.64% 94.83% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 1555 2173
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 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
(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 -28 10 £34,000 -15.00% 1
Hitchin - 7 £60,000 - 1
Letchworth - 5 £35,000 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +12 3 £32,500 -45.83%
Hemel Hempstead -13 2 - -
Stevenage - 1 £43,000 - 1
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 53 (49.07%) Linux
2 49 (45.37%) SQL
3 48 (44.44%) UNIX
4 44 (40.74%) HTML
5 41 (37.96%) Finance
6 40 (37.04%) Oracle
7 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
8 36 (33.33%) Java
9 35 (32.41%) XML
10 33 (30.56%) Degree
11 32 (29.63%) C++
11 32 (29.63%) CSS
12 31 (28.70%) Web Services
13 30 (27.78%) C
14 27 (25.00%) Informix
15 24 (22.22%) Relational Database
16 23 (21.30%) Perl
17 22 (20.37%) Spring
18 21 (19.44%) C#
18 21 (19.44%) Hibernate
18 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
19 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
20 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
20 19 (17.59%) Eclipse
20 19 (17.59%) RDBMS
20 19 (17.59%) Shell Script
21 18 (16.67%) TDD
22 17 (15.74%) OOP
23 15 (13.89%) Ajax
24 14 (12.96%) .NET

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 12 (11.11%) Tuxedo
2 7 (6.48%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.56%) CMS
3 6 (5.56%) WordPress
4 4 (3.70%) Liferay
5 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.85%) SAS
6 2 (1.85%) CICS
6 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.93%) IIS
7 1 (0.93%) Drupal
7 1 (0.93%) concrete5
Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Mingle
2 6 (5.56%) MS Office
3 5 (4.63%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.00%) Informix
2 24 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 19 (17.59%) RDBMS
3 19 (17.59%) SQL Server
4 11 (10.19%) MySQL
5 7 (6.48%) RavenDB
5 7 (6.48%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) DB2
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (17.59%) Eclipse
2 14 (12.96%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.19%) JUnit
3 11 (10.19%) Subversion
4 7 (6.48%) NUnit
4 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
4 7 (6.48%) MSTest
4 7 (6.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (6.48%) TeamCity
5 6 (5.56%) Maven
6 3 (2.78%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.93%) Ant
General
1 41 (37.96%) Finance
2 14 (12.96%) Banking
3 7 (6.48%) Retail
4 5 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (40.74%) HTML
2 35 (32.41%) XML
3 32 (29.63%) CSS
4 31 (28.70%) Web Services
5 22 (20.37%) Spring
6 21 (19.44%) Hibernate
7 15 (13.89%) Ajax
8 14 (12.96%) .NET
9 12 (11.11%) jQuery
10 11 (10.19%) J2EE
10 11 (10.19%) Struts
11 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET
11 10 (9.26%) XHTML
12 9 (8.33%) JSP
13 7 (6.48%) XSLT
13 7 (6.48%) Silverlight
13 7 (6.48%) RESTful
13 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (6.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.78%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.78%) Biotechnology
3 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.85%) VSAM
4 1 (0.93%) Statistics
4 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.93%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.93%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (49.07%) Linux
2 48 (44.44%) UNIX
3 9 (8.33%) Windows
3 9 (8.33%) AIX
3 9 (8.33%) HPUX
4 7 (6.48%) CentOS
5 2 (1.85%) zOS
5 2 (1.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.52%) Software Engineering
2 18 (16.67%) TDD
3 17 (15.74%) OOP
4 13 (12.04%) OO
5 12 (11.11%) MVC
6 9 (8.33%) BDD
7 7 (6.48%) CQRS
7 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.56%) Web Development
8 6 (5.56%) Integration Testing
9 5 (4.63%) Multithreading
9 5 (4.63%) CRM
10 4 (3.70%) UML
10 4 (3.70%) Web Design
11 3 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (2.78%) System Testing
12 2 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.85%) Business Analysis
12 2 (1.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (45.37%) SQL
2 37 (34.26%) JavaScript
3 36 (33.33%) Java
4 32 (29.63%) C++
5 30 (27.78%) C
6 23 (21.30%) Perl
7 21 (19.44%) C#
8 19 (17.59%) Shell Script
9 13 (12.04%) Python
10 9 (8.33%) PHP
11 7 (6.48%) VB
11 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
12 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
12 6 (5.56%) VBA
13 3 (2.78%) VBScript
13 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.85%) COBOL
14 2 (1.85%) REXX
14 2 (1.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 33 (30.56%) Degree
2 7 (6.48%) MCSD
2 7 (6.48%) MCSE
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 40 (37.04%) Oracle
2 14 (12.96%) Perforce
3 13 (12.04%) JBoss
4 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.56%) Zend
6 2 (1.85%) HP
6 2 (1.85%) CA
6 2 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) SAP
7 1 (0.93%) ATG
7 1 (0.93%) hybris
7 1 (0.93%) Demandware
7 1 (0.93%) Twitter
7 1 (0.93%) Endeca
Hertfordshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Stevenage Herts Hitchin Letchworth
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £42k
Posted: 24 days ago