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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 11 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 7 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 14.29% 21.88% 21.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.58% 22.58% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 20
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
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
48 31 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Letchworth 97.96% 96.88% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 90
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £17,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Developer Salary Histogram in Letchworth

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Letchworth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) .NET
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (37.50%) Degree
4 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) Oracle
7 5 (20.83%) HTML
7 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
8 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) CRM
8 4 (16.67%) PHP
8 4 (16.67%) SugarCRM
8 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
8 4 (16.67%) Automotive
9 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.50%) C++
9 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
9 3 (12.50%) SOAP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Letchworth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (16.67%) SugarCRM
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MSTest
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 4 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) .NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 3 (12.50%) LINQ
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 3 (12.50%) Fintech
3 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 3 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) MVC
3 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 3 (12.50%) Machine Learning
6 3 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) C#
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SEPA
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat