The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 45 58 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 127 93 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.84% 3.94% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 4.10% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 109 79 88
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £58,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Senior Developer
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
2075 2267 2608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.36% 96.02% 94.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 1799 2194
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Hertfordshire region.

Senior Developer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Senior Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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 +28 36 £45,000 +2.85% 1
St Albans -12 26 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Stevenage +27 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Hitchin -7 8 £50,000 +11.11%
Letchworth - 8 £68,750 -
Potters Bar - 4 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -23 3 £55,000 +22.22%
Welwyn Garden City -8 2 £56,250 +4.16%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £55,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 142 (58.68%) JavaScript
2 134 (55.37%) .NET
3 119 (49.17%) SQL
4 117 (48.35%) MVC
4 117 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (46.69%) C#
6 110 (45.45%) CSS
7 107 (44.21%) ASP.NET
8 105 (43.39%) XML
9 104 (42.98%) HTML
10 86 (35.54%) TDD
11 83 (34.30%) Microsoft
12 80 (33.06%) Java
12 80 (33.06%) SQL Server
13 78 (32.23%) jQuery
14 67 (27.69%) Oracle
15 66 (27.27%) Finance
16 65 (26.86%) Scrum
17 64 (26.45%) ASP.NET MVC
18 59 (24.38%) Multithreading
19 55 (22.73%) SOA
19 55 (22.73%) Software Engineering
20 54 (22.31%) Spring
21 52 (21.49%) Ajax
22 51 (21.07%) Team Foundation Server
23 50 (20.66%) XSLT
23 50 (20.66%) Hibernate
24 49 (20.25%) HTML5
25 48 (19.83%) Linux
25 48 (19.83%) OO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (17.36%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.33%) JBoss
3 19 (7.85%) Tuxedo
3 19 (7.85%) AquaLogic
3 19 (7.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 19 (7.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 16 (6.61%) WebSphere
5 12 (4.96%) IIS
6 10 (4.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (2.89%) CMS
8 6 (2.48%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.65%) Apache
9 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.65%) EPiServer CMS
10 3 (1.24%) Confluence
11 2 (0.83%) Node.js
11 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 41 (16.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.41%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.55%) SaaS
2 9 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.68%) IPv4
2 7 (2.89%) DAB
2 7 (2.89%) SSH
3 3 (1.24%) Wireless
4 2 (0.83%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) SMTP
5 1 (0.41%) Internet
5 1 (0.41%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (33.06%) SQL Server
2 42 (17.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.26%) Oracle Database
4 20 (8.26%) Relational Database
4 20 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (7.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (7.85%) Crystal Reports
5 19 (7.85%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (6.61%) MySQL
7 13 (5.37%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.72%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.07%) RavenDB
10 5 (2.07%) Redis
11 4 (1.65%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 51 (21.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (15.70%) NUnit
3 35 (14.46%) TeamCity
4 33 (13.64%) Selenium
5 30 (12.40%) Git (software)
5 30 (12.40%) Maven
6 28 (11.57%) Subversion
7 19 (7.85%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (4.13%) SoapUI
8 10 (4.13%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (2.89%) Grunt
9 7 (2.89%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (2.48%) Ant
11 5 (2.07%) JUnit
12 3 (1.24%) JIRA
12 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.24%) Moq
12 3 (1.24%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.24%) NCrunch
General
1 66 (27.27%) Finance
2 29 (11.98%) Marketing
3 17 (7.02%) Banking
4 15 (6.20%) Retail
5 12 (4.96%) Financial Institution
6 10 (4.13%) Advertising
7 5 (2.07%) Legal
8 3 (1.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (55.37%) .NET
2 110 (45.45%) CSS
3 107 (44.21%) ASP.NET
4 105 (43.39%) XML
5 104 (42.98%) HTML
6 78 (32.23%) jQuery
7 64 (26.45%) ASP.NET MVC
8 54 (22.31%) Spring
9 52 (21.49%) Ajax
10 50 (20.66%) Hibernate
10 50 (20.66%) XSLT
11 49 (20.25%) HTML5
12 46 (19.01%) CSS3
13 41 (16.94%) Web Services
14 37 (15.29%) WCF
15 33 (13.64%) Struts
16 31 (12.81%) Silverlight
17 30 (12.40%) WebSockets
18 29 (11.98%) JSF
19 25 (10.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.74%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.85%) N-Tier
3 13 (5.37%) Open Source
4 11 (4.55%) User Experience
4 11 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.13%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.48%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.48%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.65%) Statistics
8 4 (1.65%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (1.24%) Blog
9 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.24%) PMI
10 1 (0.41%) W3C
10 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.83%) Linux
2 31 (12.81%) Windows
3 29 (11.98%) UNIX
4 10 (4.13%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.13%) Android
4 10 (4.13%) AIX
4 10 (4.13%) HPUX
4 10 (4.13%) Solaris
5 1 (0.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (48.35%) MVC
1 117 (48.35%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.54%) TDD
3 65 (26.86%) Scrum
4 59 (24.38%) Multithreading
5 55 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 55 (22.73%) SOA
6 48 (19.83%) OO
7 42 (17.36%) Web Development
8 36 (14.88%) Low Latency
8 36 (14.88%) Mobile Development
9 34 (14.05%) OOD
10 25 (10.33%) Mentoring
11 21 (8.68%) UML
12 19 (7.85%) BPEL
13 16 (6.61%) BDD
14 13 (5.37%) Unit Testing
15 12 (4.96%) E-Commerce
16 10 (4.13%) CRM
16 10 (4.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 142 (58.68%) JavaScript
2 119 (49.17%) SQL
3 113 (46.69%) C#
4 80 (33.06%) Java
5 42 (17.36%) C++
6 33 (13.64%) PHP
7 32 (13.22%) PL/SQL
7 32 (13.22%) C
7 32 (13.22%) Objective-C
8 20 (8.26%) Python
9 19 (7.85%) COBOL
9 19 (7.85%) Delphi
9 19 (7.85%) VB6
9 19 (7.85%) VB
10 12 (4.96%) Ruby
11 10 (4.13%) XPath
12 7 (2.89%) PowerShell
13 6 (2.48%) Perl
13 6 (2.48%) Assembly Language
14 5 (2.07%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (16.53%) Degree
2 10 (4.13%) Sun Certification
3 9 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.65%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.24%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) MCSD
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.37%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (4.13%) VirtualBox
2 6 (2.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.31%) Puppet
3 7 (2.89%) cPanel
4 1 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 83 (34.30%) Microsoft
2 67 (27.69%) Oracle
3 19 (7.85%) BEA
3 19 (7.85%) Micro Focus
4 10 (4.13%) VMware
5 7 (2.89%) Zend
6 6 (2.48%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.65%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.65%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.65%) SAP
7 4 (1.65%) Cognos
7 4 (1.65%) IBM
8 3 (1.24%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.24%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.83%) Twitter
9 2 (0.83%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.41%) Temenos
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