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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 10 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 58.82% 78.95% 41.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 62.50% 78.95% 41.03%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 10
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
16 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 94.12% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 25 19
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Hitchin

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (50.00%) Games
3 9 (50.00%) Xbox
4 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 8 (44.44%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) Android
5 6 (33.33%) Android Development
6 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
6 5 (27.78%) Mobile Development
6 5 (27.78%) Android SDK
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (27.78%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Google
6 5 (27.78%) Web Development
6 5 (27.78%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Umbraco
7 4 (22.22%) WordPress
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
7 4 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (22.22%) Umbraco
1 4 (22.22%) WordPress
1 4 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Tuxedo
2 1 (5.56%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
1 4 (22.22%) Acrobat
1 4 (22.22%) InDesign
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe Premiere
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
1 4 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Grunt
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (50.00%) Games
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 4 (22.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 5 (27.78%) Android SDK
3 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 5 (27.78%) XML
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 4 (22.22%) Ajax
4 4 (22.22%) XSLT
4 4 (22.22%) HTML
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
4 4 (22.22%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (22.22%) Ember.js
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
7 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Xbox
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
3 4 (22.22%) User Experience
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Android Development
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile Development
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Email Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.56%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) BPEL
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 2 (11.11%) VB
2 2 (11.11%) VB6
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) COBOL
3 1 (5.56%) Delphi
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Google
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) BEA
3 1 (5.56%) Sage
3 1 (5.56%) Micro Focus
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft