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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 13 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 16 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 23.19% 48.57% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.24% 48.57% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 3
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
66 35 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 95.65% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 11
Average salary £42,500 £16,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+157.57% -49.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £16,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 29 (63.04%) CSS
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (54.35%) Finance
4 22 (47.83%) XML
4 22 (47.83%) HTML
4 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 21 (45.65%) Web Services
5 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
6 20 (43.48%) .NET
6 20 (43.48%) OOP
7 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
7 19 (41.30%) Java
7 19 (41.30%) Spring
8 18 (39.13%) Oracle
9 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
10 15 (32.61%) HTML5
10 15 (32.61%) jQuery
10 15 (32.61%) SQL
10 15 (32.61%) OO
10 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
10 15 (32.61%) MVC
11 14 (30.43%) PHP
12 13 (28.26%) C#
12 13 (28.26%) J2EE
12 13 (28.26%) MySQL
12 13 (28.26%) LAMP
12 13 (28.26%) Oracle Fusion
13 12 (26.09%) VB6
13 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 12 (26.09%) JBoss
2 7 (15.22%) AquaLogic
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (15.22%) Tuxedo
3 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.87%) Apache
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.26%) MySQL
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle Database
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (15.22%) RavenDB
4 7 (15.22%) Neo4j
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (15.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.09%) Visual Studio
3 8 (17.39%) NUnit
4 7 (15.22%) TeamCity
4 7 (15.22%) MSTest
4 7 (15.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (15.22%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (4.35%) Ant
General
1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (63.04%) CSS
2 22 (47.83%) XML
2 22 (47.83%) HTML
3 21 (45.65%) Web Services
4 20 (43.48%) .NET
5 19 (41.30%) Spring
6 15 (32.61%) HTML5
6 15 (32.61%) jQuery
6 15 (32.61%) ASP.NET
7 13 (28.26%) J2EE
7 13 (28.26%) LAMP
7 13 (28.26%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (23.91%) Struts
8 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
9 10 (21.74%) CSS3
10 8 (17.39%) Middleware
10 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (17.39%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (17.39%) RESTful
11 7 (15.22%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Kindle
2 7 (15.22%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) CentOS
1 7 (15.22%) Windows
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) OOP
3 17 (36.96%) Mentoring
4 15 (32.61%) OO
4 15 (32.61%) MVC
5 12 (26.09%) UML
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
6 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.22%) BPEL
7 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.22%) CQRS
7 7 (15.22%) BDD
7 7 (15.22%) SOA
8 1 (2.17%) OO PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Refactoring
8 1 (2.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 19 (41.30%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 14 (30.43%) PHP
5 13 (28.26%) C#
6 12 (26.09%) VB6
6 12 (26.09%) Delphi
6 12 (26.09%) VB
7 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
7 7 (15.22%) COBOL
8 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
8 5 (10.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) MCTS
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (15.22%) MCSE
1 7 (15.22%) MCSD
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 7 (15.22%) Micro Focus
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) BEA
3 2 (4.35%) Twitter
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