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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 2 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 24 18 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 46.15% 43.90% -
As % of the Job Titles category 46.15% 43.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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
52 41 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 5
Average salary £57,500 £39,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.56% +27.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £16,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 30 (69.77%) HTML
1 30 (69.77%) CSS
2 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 23 (53.49%) jQuery
3 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
4 20 (46.51%) HTML5
4 20 (46.51%) OOP
4 20 (46.51%) OO
5 19 (44.19%) Web Services
6 18 (41.86%) SQL
6 18 (41.86%) C#
6 18 (41.86%) .NET
6 18 (41.86%) Finance
7 17 (39.53%) PHP
8 16 (37.21%) LAMP
9 15 (34.88%) CSS3
10 13 (30.23%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (30.23%) RESTful
10 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (30.23%) MVC
10 13 (30.23%) TDD
10 13 (30.23%) NUnit
10 13 (30.23%) MySQL
10 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
11 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
11 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.58%) Oracle
12 11 (25.58%) XML
12 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (20.93%) ISO 9001

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (13.95%) Node.js
2 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.63%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) MySQL
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (16.28%) RavenDB
3 7 (16.28%) Neo4j
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (48.84%) Git (software)
2 13 (30.23%) NUnit
3 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
4 7 (16.28%) TeamCity
4 7 (16.28%) MSTest
4 7 (16.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) CSS
1 30 (69.77%) HTML
2 23 (53.49%) jQuery
3 20 (46.51%) HTML5
4 19 (44.19%) Web Services
5 18 (41.86%) .NET
6 16 (37.21%) LAMP
7 15 (34.88%) CSS3
8 13 (30.23%) RESTful
8 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (30.23%) KnockoutJS
8 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
9 11 (25.58%) XML
10 8 (18.60%) Spring
11 7 (16.28%) Silverlight
11 7 (16.28%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (13.95%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (13.95%) J2EE
12 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
1 7 (16.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) OOP
1 20 (46.51%) OO
2 13 (30.23%) MVC
2 13 (30.23%) TDD
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
4 7 (16.28%) BDD
4 7 (16.28%) CQRS
4 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 6 (13.95%) Refactoring
6 5 (11.63%) UML
7 1 (2.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) JavaScript
2 18 (41.86%) C#
2 18 (41.86%) SQL
3 17 (39.53%) PHP
4 8 (18.60%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
6 5 (11.63%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.63%) Delphi
6 5 (11.63%) VB
6 5 (11.63%) VB.NET
6 5 (11.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) MCSD
1 7 (16.28%) MCSE
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (16.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) JBoss
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter