The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hitchin region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin - - 2.78%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Programmer
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
50 17 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hitchin 90.91% 100.00% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 29
Average salary £45,000 £16,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+172.72% -49.23%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Hitchin region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Hitchin

Programmer
Salary Trend in Hitchin

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the Hitchin region.

Programmer Salary Trend in Hitchin

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hitchin

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Hitchin by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Hitchin region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) RavenDB
1 5 (100.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
1 5 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 5 (100.00%) RESTful
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Desktop Deployment