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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 12 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 20 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 25.97% 66.67% 51.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.78% 66.67% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 15
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
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
72 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 93.51% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 25
Average salary £40,000 £16,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+142.42% -49.23%
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 28 November 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 33 (75.00%) CSS
2 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (61.36%) Finance
3 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 25 (56.82%) XML
4 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 22 (50.00%) Web Services
6 21 (47.73%) Java
6 21 (47.73%) Spring
7 20 (45.45%) Hibernate
7 20 (45.45%) Oracle
8 18 (40.91%) HTML
8 18 (40.91%) MVC
8 18 (40.91%) Git (software)
9 17 (38.64%) OOP
10 16 (36.36%) Struts
10 16 (36.36%) Delphi
10 16 (36.36%) VB
10 16 (36.36%) VB6
10 16 (36.36%) UML
10 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
10 16 (36.36%) Mentoring
10 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (34.09%) J2EE
11 15 (34.09%) SQL
12 12 (27.27%) C#
12 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (25.00%) JBoss
1 11 (25.00%) Tuxedo
1 11 (25.00%) AquaLogic
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 11 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 16 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (22.73%) MySQL
5 7 (15.91%) RavenDB
5 7 (15.91%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 11 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (15.91%) NUnit
4 7 (15.91%) TeamCity
4 7 (15.91%) MSTest
4 7 (15.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (6.82%) Ant
General
1 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (75.00%) CSS
2 27 (61.36%) .NET
3 25 (56.82%) XML
4 22 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 22 (50.00%) Web Services
5 21 (47.73%) Spring
6 20 (45.45%) Hibernate
7 18 (40.91%) HTML
8 16 (36.36%) Struts
9 15 (34.09%) J2EE
10 11 (25.00%) JSF
10 11 (25.00%) Middleware
10 11 (25.00%) jQuery
10 11 (25.00%) JPA
10 11 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 11 (25.00%) HTML5
11 10 (22.73%) LAMP
12 7 (15.91%) RESTful
12 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (15.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 7 (15.91%) Kindle
3 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
1 7 (15.91%) Linux
1 7 (15.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) MVC
3 17 (38.64%) OOP
4 16 (36.36%) UML
4 16 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 11 (25.00%) SOA
5 11 (25.00%) OO
5 11 (25.00%) BPEL
6 8 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
7 7 (15.91%) BDD
7 7 (15.91%) CQRS
7 7 (15.91%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.55%) CRM
10 1 (2.27%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 16 (36.36%) Delphi
3 16 (36.36%) VB
3 16 (36.36%) VB6
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 12 (27.27%) C#
6 11 (25.00%) COBOL
6 11 (25.00%) PHP
7 9 (20.45%) VB.NET
8 7 (15.91%) PowerShell
9 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) MCSD
1 7 (15.91%) MCSE
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (15.91%) MCTS
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) BEA
2 11 (25.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (4.55%) Twitter
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago