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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 10 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 18 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 26.47% 47.37% 14.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.27% 47.37% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 1
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 97.06% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 5
Average salary £45,000 £16,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+172.72% -46.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £16,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £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 1 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 1 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 28 (66.67%) CSS
2 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (57.14%) HTML
4 22 (52.38%) Finance
5 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 20 (47.62%) Web Services
6 20 (47.62%) OOP
7 19 (45.24%) .NET
8 17 (40.48%) OO
8 17 (40.48%) HTML5
8 17 (40.48%) jQuery
9 16 (38.10%) XML
9 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
10 15 (35.71%) Oracle
10 15 (35.71%) SQL
10 15 (35.71%) C#
11 14 (33.33%) PHP
11 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 14 (33.33%) MVC
11 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
12 13 (30.95%) Spring
12 13 (30.95%) LAMP
12 13 (30.95%) Java
12 13 (30.95%) MySQL
13 12 (28.57%) Visual Studio
13 12 (28.57%) CSS3
14 10 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (23.81%) RESTful

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (11.90%) Apache
1 5 (11.90%) Tomcat
1 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.52%) Tuxedo
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Service Bus
2 4 (9.52%) AquaLogic
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) MySQL
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 7 (16.67%) RavenDB
4 7 (16.67%) Neo4j
5 4 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 10 (23.81%) NUnit
4 7 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (16.67%) MSTest
4 7 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) CSS
2 24 (57.14%) HTML
3 20 (47.62%) Web Services
4 19 (45.24%) .NET
5 17 (40.48%) HTML5
5 17 (40.48%) jQuery
6 16 (38.10%) XML
7 14 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 13 (30.95%) Spring
8 13 (30.95%) LAMP
9 12 (28.57%) CSS3
10 10 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (23.81%) RESTful
10 10 (23.81%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (23.81%) J2EE
11 7 (16.67%) Silverlight
11 7 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (11.90%) Middleware
12 5 (11.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Kindle
2 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
1 7 (16.67%) Linux
1 7 (16.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (47.62%) OOP
3 17 (40.48%) OO
4 14 (33.33%) MVC
4 14 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 10 (23.81%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) UML
7 7 (16.67%) CQRS
7 7 (16.67%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) BPEL
8 4 (9.52%) SOA
9 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.38%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) C#
3 14 (33.33%) PHP
4 13 (30.95%) Java
5 9 (21.43%) VB6
5 9 (21.43%) Delphi
5 9 (21.43%) VB
6 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
7 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (9.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (16.67%) MCSE
1 7 (16.67%) MCSD
1 7 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (21.43%) JBoss
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.52%) Micro Focus
3 4 (9.52%) BEA
4 2 (4.76%) Twitter
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