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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 10 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 45.45% 46.15% 43.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.62% 46.15% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 18
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
21 52 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 95.45% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 33
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +45.56%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Games
2 11 (68.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (68.75%) Xbox
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) Android
4 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) OO
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) Android Development
5 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
5 6 (37.50%) Mobile Development
5 6 (37.50%) Android SDK
5 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
5 6 (37.50%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) CSS
5 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) CSS3
5 6 (37.50%) Google
5 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 5 (31.25%) Email Marketing
6 5 (31.25%) Marketing
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) Subversion
6 5 (31.25%) Adobe After Effects

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (31.25%) Umbraco
1 5 (31.25%) WordPress
1 5 (31.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
1 5 (31.25%) Acrobat
1 5 (31.25%) InDesign
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe Premiere
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe After Effects
1 5 (31.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) Grunt
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (68.75%) Pharmaceutical
1 11 (68.75%) Games
2 5 (31.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (37.50%) Android SDK
3 5 (31.25%) Ember.js
3 5 (31.25%) Ajax
3 5 (31.25%) Backbone.js
3 5 (31.25%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) XSLT
4 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.25%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Xbox
2 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
3 5 (31.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) Android Development
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile Development
4 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 5 (31.25%) Email Marketing
4 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (6.25%) PHP5
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Google
2 5 (31.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Sage