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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 20.59% 51.72% 20.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.59% 51.72% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 4
Average salary £32,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.04% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
34 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 19
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £62,500 £57,500
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 5 May 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Spring
2 25 (78.13%) Java
3 24 (75.00%) .NET
4 23 (71.88%) ASP.NET
4 23 (71.88%) Finance
5 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
6 21 (65.63%) Hibernate
7 19 (59.38%) J2EE
8 18 (56.25%) Web Services
8 18 (56.25%) XML
9 17 (53.13%) CSS
9 17 (53.13%) JBoss
9 17 (53.13%) Oracle
9 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
9 17 (53.13%) Middleware
10 16 (50.00%) VB6
10 16 (50.00%) VB
10 16 (50.00%) Struts
11 15 (46.88%) UML
11 15 (46.88%) Tuxedo
11 15 (46.88%) N-Tier
11 15 (46.88%) SOA
11 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
11 15 (46.88%) BEA
11 15 (46.88%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (46.88%) Oracle Reports
11 15 (46.88%) COBOL
11 15 (46.88%) Delphi
11 15 (46.88%) Crystal Reports

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (53.13%) JBoss
2 15 (46.88%) Tuxedo
2 15 (46.88%) AquaLogic
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Service Bus
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) Crystal Reports
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (46.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) Spring
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
3 23 (71.88%) ASP.NET
4 21 (65.63%) Hibernate
5 19 (59.38%) J2EE
6 18 (56.25%) Web Services
6 18 (56.25%) XML
7 17 (53.13%) Middleware
7 17 (53.13%) CSS
8 16 (50.00%) Struts
9 15 (46.88%) JPA
9 15 (46.88%) JSF
9 15 (46.88%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
11 4 (12.50%) jQuery
12 2 (6.25%) Drools
12 2 (6.25%) jBPM
12 2 (6.25%) Java EE
12 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) BPEL
2 15 (46.88%) UML
2 15 (46.88%) SOA
2 15 (46.88%) MVC
2 15 (46.88%) Mentoring
3 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 4 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 16 (50.00%) VB
3 16 (50.00%) VB6
4 15 (46.88%) COBOL
4 15 (46.88%) Delphi
5 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 6 (18.75%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Oracle
2 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) BEA
2 15 (46.88%) Micro Focus
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter
3 1 (3.13%) Sage