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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 16 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 45.71% 15.49% 44.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.48% 16.18% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 26
Average salary £31,000 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.51% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £43,450 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
33 68 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 94.29% 95.77% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 59 58
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) MVC
3 19 (67.86%) .NET
3 19 (67.86%) C#
3 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
5 15 (53.57%) TDD
6 14 (50.00%) Scrum
6 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
7 11 (39.29%) NUnit
7 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
7 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
7 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (39.29%) MSTest
8 10 (35.71%) Degree
9 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
10 8 (28.57%) Java
11 7 (25.00%) Finance
12 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 3 (10.71%) VBA
13 3 (10.71%) Data Mapping
13 3 (10.71%) jQuery
13 3 (10.71%) ATDD
14 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
14 2 (7.14%) OWASP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (39.29%) NUnit
2 11 (39.29%) MSTest
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
1 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
1 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (39.29%) AngularJS
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (3.57%) STL
4 1 (3.57%) Web Services
4 1 (3.57%) MFC
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
4 1 (3.57%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Ninject
4 1 (3.57%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Streaming Music
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) MVC
3 15 (53.57%) TDD
4 14 (50.00%) Scrum
4 14 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Data Mapping
6 3 (10.71%) ATDD
7 2 (7.14%) OWASP
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) OO
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.57%) OOP
8 1 (3.57%) CRM
8 1 (3.57%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) OpenUP
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.71%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
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