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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 52 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 116 145 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.01% 5.78% 4.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.27% 6.02% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 103 117 104
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £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
2200 2410 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.95% 96.13% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1796 1938 2051
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 £27,000 £26,150
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%

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 May 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 May 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 +16 31 £50,000 +17.64% 1
St Albans -6 30 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Stevenage +24 8 £50,000 -3.84%
Letchworth +20 5 £75,000 +87.50%
Rickmansworth - 4 £46,250 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -26 3 £50,000 +8.10%
Potters Bar - 3 £50,000 -
Hitchin -5 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Welwyn Garden City -11 1 £55,000 +1.85%
Waltham Cross - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Developer
East of England

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 156 (65.82%) JavaScript
2 137 (57.81%) .NET
3 128 (54.01%) SQL
4 126 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (52.32%) MVC
6 121 (51.05%) HTML
6 121 (51.05%) CSS
7 119 (50.21%) ASP.NET
8 117 (49.37%) C#
9 105 (44.30%) XML
10 93 (39.24%) TDD
11 90 (37.97%) jQuery
12 81 (34.18%) Microsoft
13 79 (33.33%) Scrum
14 78 (32.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 77 (32.49%) SQL Server
16 66 (27.85%) Java
17 60 (25.32%) Oracle
17 60 (25.32%) Ajax
18 57 (24.05%) Finance
18 57 (24.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 56 (23.63%) SOA
20 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
20 54 (22.78%) HTML5
21 53 (22.36%) Multithreading
22 51 (21.52%) XSLT
23 48 (20.25%) CSS3
24 47 (19.83%) SQL Server 2008
24 47 (19.83%) Linux
24 47 (19.83%) OO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 46 (19.41%) SharePoint
2 22 (9.28%) JBoss
3 16 (6.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (6.75%) Oracle Service Bus
3 16 (6.75%) AquaLogic
3 16 (6.75%) WebSphere
3 16 (6.75%) Tuxedo
4 10 (4.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (3.38%) IIS
5 8 (3.38%) Apache
6 6 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.11%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.27%) Confluence
9 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.27%) CMS
10 2 (0.84%) Node.js
10 2 (0.84%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
Applications
1 42 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) Mingle
3 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (4.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Magento
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.64%) SaaS
2 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.17%) IPv4
2 7 (2.95%) DAB
2 7 (2.95%) SSH
3 4 (1.69%) HTTP
4 3 (1.27%) Wireless
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.42%) LAN
5 1 (0.42%) SMTP
5 1 (0.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (32.49%) SQL Server
2 47 (19.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (10.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (9.70%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.17%) MySQL
5 17 (7.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (7.17%) Oracle Database
6 16 (6.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (6.75%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (6.75%) Crystal Reports
7 12 (5.06%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.11%) RavenDB
9 5 (2.11%) Redis
9 5 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 57 (24.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (16.88%) NUnit
2 40 (16.88%) TeamCity
3 36 (15.19%) Selenium
4 33 (13.92%) Git (software)
5 25 (10.55%) Maven
6 22 (9.28%) Subversion
7 16 (6.75%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (4.22%) Visual Studio
8 10 (4.22%) SoapUI
9 9 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.95%) Grunt
11 6 (2.53%) JUnit
11 6 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (1.69%) Ant
13 3 (1.27%) WebDriver
13 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.27%) NCrunch
13 3 (1.27%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.27%) Jasmine
General
1 57 (24.05%) Finance
2 29 (12.24%) Marketing
3 16 (6.75%) Banking
4 12 (5.06%) Retail
5 10 (4.22%) Advertising
5 10 (4.22%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.11%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (57.81%) .NET
2 121 (51.05%) HTML
2 121 (51.05%) CSS
3 119 (50.21%) ASP.NET
4 105 (44.30%) XML
5 90 (37.97%) jQuery
6 78 (32.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (25.32%) Ajax
8 54 (22.78%) HTML5
9 51 (21.52%) XSLT
10 48 (20.25%) CSS3
11 46 (19.41%) Spring
12 42 (17.72%) Hibernate
13 38 (16.03%) WCF
14 37 (15.61%) Web Services
15 34 (14.35%) Silverlight
16 33 (13.92%) WebSockets
17 27 (11.39%) Struts
18 26 (10.97%) JSF
19 24 (10.13%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.86%) Computer Science
1 21 (8.86%) Open Source
2 16 (6.75%) N-Tier
3 13 (5.49%) User Experience
4 10 (4.22%) Mathematics
4 10 (4.22%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.95%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.69%) Statistics
7 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.27%) PMI
8 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.27%) Blog
9 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.83%) Linux
2 38 (16.03%) Windows
3 24 (10.13%) UNIX
4 10 (4.22%) AIX
4 10 (4.22%) HPUX
4 10 (4.22%) Solaris
4 10 (4.22%) Android
4 10 (4.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (53.16%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (52.32%) MVC
3 93 (39.24%) TDD
4 79 (33.33%) Scrum
5 56 (23.63%) SOA
6 54 (22.78%) Software Engineering
7 53 (22.36%) Multithreading
8 47 (19.83%) OO
9 44 (18.57%) Web Development
10 39 (16.46%) OOD
11 37 (15.61%) Low Latency
11 37 (15.61%) Mobile Development
12 21 (8.86%) Mentoring
13 19 (8.02%) UML
14 16 (6.75%) BPEL
15 14 (5.91%) MVVM
15 14 (5.91%) BDD
16 13 (5.49%) CRM
17 10 (4.22%) Workflow
17 10 (4.22%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (65.82%) JavaScript
2 128 (54.01%) SQL
3 117 (49.37%) C#
4 66 (27.85%) Java
5 38 (16.03%) PHP
6 37 (15.61%) C++
7 35 (14.77%) Objective-C
8 33 (13.92%) PL/SQL
9 26 (10.97%) C
10 16 (6.75%) VB6
10 16 (6.75%) Python
10 16 (6.75%) VB
10 16 (6.75%) COBOL
10 16 (6.75%) Delphi
11 12 (5.06%) Ruby
12 10 (4.22%) XPath
13 8 (3.38%) PHP5
14 6 (2.53%) Assembly Language
15 5 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 5 (2.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 39 (16.46%) Degree
2 11 (4.64%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.22%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.69%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MCSD
6 1 (0.42%) MCSE
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.49%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (4.22%) VirtualBox
2 6 (2.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.38%) Puppet
3 7 (2.95%) cPanel
4 1 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 81 (34.18%) Microsoft
2 60 (25.32%) Oracle
3 16 (6.75%) BEA
3 16 (6.75%) Micro Focus
4 10 (4.22%) VMware
5 7 (2.95%) Zend
6 4 (1.69%) Cognos
6 4 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.69%) SAP
7 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.27%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.27%) IBM
7 3 (1.27%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.84%) Twitter
8 2 (0.84%) New Relic
8 2 (0.84%) Sitecore
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 6 days ago
St Albans
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: overtime, bonus and other benefits
Posted: 16 days ago