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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 17 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 5 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 8.93% 35.19% 42.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.26% 35.19% 42.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 20
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +42.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £33,300 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
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 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
54 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 96.43% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 48 53 47
Average salary £35,500 £30,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £16,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
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
Salary Histogram in Letchworth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Letchworth region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (57.14%) .NET
2 22 (52.38%) C#
3 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 16 (38.10%) Retail
4 14 (33.33%) HTML
4 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (33.33%) MVC
5 13 (30.95%) CSS
5 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
6 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (26.19%) Ajax
7 11 (26.19%) Oracle
8 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
8 10 (23.81%) Web Development
8 10 (23.81%) Kindle
9 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (21.43%) TDD
9 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 9 (21.43%) C++
10 8 (19.05%) Linux
10 8 (19.05%) WPF
10 8 (19.05%) MVVM
11 7 (16.67%) BDD
11 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (16.67%) jQuery
11 7 (16.67%) Scrum
11 7 (16.67%) Internet
12 6 (14.29%) WinForms

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (11.90%) WordPress
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.38%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.90%) MySQL
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
2 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.38%) Ant
3 1 (2.38%) JUnit
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 16 (38.10%) Retail
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) .NET
2 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) HTML
4 13 (30.95%) CSS
5 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (26.19%) Ajax
7 8 (19.05%) WPF
8 7 (16.67%) jQuery
9 6 (14.29%) RESTful
9 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (14.29%) WinForms
9 6 (14.29%) MFC
10 5 (11.90%) Web Services
10 5 (11.90%) XHTML
10 5 (11.90%) Symfony
10 5 (11.90%) CakePHP
10 5 (11.90%) WCF
10 5 (11.90%) Laravel
11 3 (7.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Kindle
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) MVC
2 13 (30.95%) Software Engineering
3 10 (23.81%) Web Development
4 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) MVVM
6 7 (16.67%) BDD
6 7 (16.67%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (14.29%) Web Application Development
7 6 (14.29%) Kanban
7 6 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (11.90%) OOP
8 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.90%) Project Management
9 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.76%) Content Management
10 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (52.38%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) C++
4 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) VBA
6 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
2 5 (11.90%) Zend