The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Letchworth 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 10 12 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 5 7 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 11.63% 11.48% 54.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 11.48% 54.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 32
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% +0.77%
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 Letchworth 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
Letchworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
40 61 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 93.02% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 56
Average salary £35,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £16,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Letchworth

Developer
Salary Trend in Letchworth

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

Developer Salary Trend in Letchworth

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 10 (62.50%) HTML
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) jQuery
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
6 3 (18.75%) MVVM
6 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
6 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
6 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) C++
6 3 (18.75%) MFC
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) WinForms
7 2 (12.50%) MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Letchworth 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 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (12.50%) WordPress
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (12.50%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) Bower
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Ant
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) Ajax
4 4 (25.00%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) WPF
5 3 (18.75%) MFC
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) XHTML
6 2 (12.50%) LAMP
6 2 (12.50%) Symfony
6 2 (12.50%) CakePHP
6 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Laravel
7 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Kindle
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) MVVM
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) C++
6 2 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.25%) VBA
7 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Zend