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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 97 114 80
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 50 30 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.06% 1.29% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.33% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 27 52
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2299 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.53% 96.95% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1856 1547
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +7 29 £40,000 +17.64% 1
St Albans - 11 £45,000 - 2
Stevenage +12 3 £32,500 -24.41%
Royston - 2 £30,000 -
Letchworth -3 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £32,500 -
Programmer
East of England

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (56.10%) Finance
2 34 (41.46%) SQL
2 34 (41.46%) Oracle
3 33 (40.24%) UNIX
4 32 (39.02%) C#
4 32 (39.02%) XML
5 31 (37.80%) HTML
6 30 (36.59%) .NET
6 30 (36.59%) Linux
6 30 (36.59%) Shell Script
7 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
7 28 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET
8 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
9 26 (31.71%) C
10 24 (29.27%) Degree
11 23 (28.05%) Java
12 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
13 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
14 18 (21.95%) RDBMS
14 18 (21.95%) Windows
14 18 (21.95%) AIX
14 18 (21.95%) HPUX
15 17 (20.73%) MVC
16 16 (19.51%) CSS
17 15 (18.29%) Perl
17 15 (18.29%) Informix
17 15 (18.29%) Python
17 15 (18.29%) Banking

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 7 (8.54%) CMS
1 7 (8.54%) EPiServer CMS
2 3 (3.66%) JBoss
2 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.22%) Drupal
3 1 (1.22%) WordPress
3 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) SAP SRM
1 4 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) FTP
1 4 (4.88%) HTTP
1 4 (4.88%) SSL
2 3 (3.66%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.39%) Relational Database
3 18 (21.95%) RDBMS
4 15 (18.29%) Informix
5 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.22%) MySQL
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Xcode
1 3 (3.66%) Maven
2 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.22%) NuGet
3 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (56.10%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Banking
3 9 (10.98%) Aerospace
4 8 (9.76%) Automotive
5 4 (4.88%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) XML
2 31 (37.80%) HTML
3 30 (36.59%) .NET
4 27 (32.93%) ASP.NET
5 16 (19.51%) CSS
6 14 (17.07%) J2EE
7 13 (15.85%) .NET Framework
8 12 (14.63%) Spring
8 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (13.41%) Web Services
10 9 (10.98%) Struts
10 9 (10.98%) Struts2
11 8 (9.76%) WPF
12 7 (8.54%) Middleware
13 6 (7.32%) LINQ
13 6 (7.32%) XSLT
13 6 (7.32%) Entity Framework
14 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 5 (6.10%) ADO.NET
14 5 (6.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.76%) Economics
4 6 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.32%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.66%) User Experience
5 3 (3.66%) Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.22%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 33 (40.24%) UNIX
2 30 (36.59%) Linux
3 18 (21.95%) Windows
3 18 (21.95%) AIX
3 18 (21.95%) HPUX
4 3 (3.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Software Engineering
2 22 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.73%) MVC
4 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.10%) Data Mapping
5 5 (6.10%) TDD
6 4 (4.88%) ITIL
6 4 (4.88%) B2B
6 4 (4.88%) ITSM
6 4 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.66%) SDLC
7 3 (3.66%) iOS Development
7 3 (3.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.66%) Web Development
7 3 (3.66%) OOP
8 2 (2.44%) OO
8 2 (2.44%) SOA
8 2 (2.44%) Content Management
8 2 (2.44%) Workflow
8 2 (2.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) SQL
2 32 (39.02%) C#
3 30 (36.59%) Shell Script
4 26 (31.71%) C
5 23 (28.05%) Java
6 15 (18.29%) Perl
6 15 (18.29%) Python
7 14 (17.07%) JavaScript
8 13 (15.85%) PL/SQL
9 6 (7.32%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 6 (7.32%) VB
10 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
10 5 (6.10%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.88%) XQuery
11 4 (4.88%) XPath
12 3 (3.66%) Objective-C
12 3 (3.66%) C++
13 1 (1.22%) PHP
13 1 (1.22%) XAML
13 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) RosettaNet
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 34 (41.46%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.54%) EPiServer
4 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 4 (4.88%) BMC
4 4 (4.88%) Remedy
4 4 (4.88%) Computacenter
4 4 (4.88%) Blue Martini
5 2 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + pension, 22 days and more
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 30k + Pension, 25 days, flexi time and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 40k + pension, healthcare, flexitime and more
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago