The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 8 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 21 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 36.21% 75.00% 48.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.62% 75.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 17
Average salary £31,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.29% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
Developer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hitchin 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
Hitchin
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53 20 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 91.38% 100.00% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 28
Average salary £40,000 £16,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+142.42% -49.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

Developer
Salary Trend in Hitchin

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

Developer Salary Trend in Hitchin

Developer
Salary Histogram in Hitchin

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Hitchin region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 33 (78.57%) CSS
2 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 27 (64.29%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 27 (64.29%) Finance
3 26 (61.90%) XML
4 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 24 (57.14%) Spring
5 24 (57.14%) Web Services
5 24 (57.14%) Java
6 21 (50.00%) Oracle
7 20 (47.62%) MVC
8 19 (45.24%) J2EE
8 19 (45.24%) Struts
9 17 (40.48%) VB6
9 17 (40.48%) VB
9 17 (40.48%) Delphi
9 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (40.48%) Mentoring
9 17 (40.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (40.48%) Oracle Database
9 17 (40.48%) UML
10 15 (35.71%) HTML
10 15 (35.71%) Middleware
10 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
10 15 (35.71%) JBoss
11 14 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 14 (33.33%) Tuxedo

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (35.71%) JBoss
2 14 (33.33%) Tuxedo
2 14 (33.33%) AquaLogic
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (40.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (40.48%) Oracle Database
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (19.05%) MySQL
5 6 (14.29%) RavenDB
5 6 (14.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 6 (14.29%) MSTest
4 6 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (14.29%) NUnit
4 6 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.14%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 27 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) CSS
2 27 (64.29%) .NET
3 26 (61.90%) XML
4 24 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 24 (57.14%) Spring
4 24 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 24 (57.14%) Web Services
5 19 (45.24%) Struts
5 19 (45.24%) J2EE
6 15 (35.71%) HTML
6 15 (35.71%) Middleware
7 14 (33.33%) JSF
7 14 (33.33%) JPA
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
8 9 (21.43%) HTML5
8 9 (21.43%) jQuery
9 8 (19.05%) LAMP
10 6 (14.29%) Silverlight
10 6 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (11.90%) Kindle
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) MVC
3 17 (40.48%) UML
3 17 (40.48%) Mentoring
4 14 (33.33%) SOA
4 14 (33.33%) BPEL
4 14 (33.33%) OOP
5 9 (21.43%) OO
6 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 6 (14.29%) BDD
7 6 (14.29%) CQRS
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.76%) CRM
10 1 (2.38%) Migration
10 1 (2.38%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 24 (57.14%) Java
3 17 (40.48%) Delphi
3 17 (40.48%) VB
3 17 (40.48%) VB6
4 14 (33.33%) COBOL
5 12 (28.57%) SQL
6 9 (21.43%) C#
6 9 (21.43%) PHP
7 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) MCSD
1 6 (14.29%) MCSE
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (14.29%) MCTS
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) BEA
2 14 (33.33%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter
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