The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 105 25 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 73.94% 31.25% 46.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 75.00% 32.89% 47.33%
Number of salaries quoted 105 23 56
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
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 St Albans 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
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
140 76 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 98.59% 95.00% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 140 66 115
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Developer
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Developer Salary Trend in St Albans

Developer
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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.

1 121 (70.35%) C#
2 111 (64.53%) .NET
3 102 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (55.23%) MVC
5 93 (54.07%) ASP.NET
6 91 (52.91%) SQL Server
7 78 (45.35%) OO
8 75 (43.60%) TDD
9 68 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 63 (36.63%) BDD
11 62 (36.05%) WCF
12 53 (30.81%) Web Application Development
13 44 (25.58%) Java
14 43 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 41 (23.84%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (22.09%) Software Engineering
17 34 (19.77%) Microsoft
17 34 (19.77%) JavaScript
18 33 (19.19%) HTML
19 32 (18.60%) SQL
20 31 (18.02%) CQRS
21 30 (17.44%) Git (software)
21 30 (17.44%) RESTful
21 30 (17.44%) CSS
22 29 (16.86%) HTML5
23 28 (16.28%) jQuery
23 28 (16.28%) Internet
24 27 (15.70%) C++
24 27 (15.70%) Games
24 27 (15.70%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 25 (14.53%) Node.js
2 17 (9.88%) CMS
3 9 (5.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (5.23%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.23%) EPiServer CMS
4 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (11.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.40%) Photoshop
3 10 (5.81%) Fireworks
4 4 (2.33%) Mingle
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) RTP
2 1 (0.58%) RTSP
2 1 (0.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.58%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) VPN
2 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (52.91%) SQL Server
2 41 (23.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 25 (14.53%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.07%) DB2
6 4 (2.33%) RavenDB
6 4 (2.33%) Neo4j
6 4 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.74%) QlikView
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (17.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.56%) NUnit
3 12 (6.98%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.81%) Subversion
4 10 (5.81%) Mercurial
5 9 (5.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.65%) Selenium
7 7 (4.07%) Visual Studio
8 5 (2.91%) MSTest
9 4 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.58%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (15.70%) Games
2 15 (8.72%) Finance
3 3 (1.74%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (64.53%) .NET
2 93 (54.07%) ASP.NET
3 68 (39.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 62 (36.05%) WCF
5 43 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 33 (19.19%) HTML
7 30 (17.44%) CSS
7 30 (17.44%) RESTful
8 29 (16.86%) HTML5
9 28 (16.28%) jQuery
10 27 (15.70%) CSS3
11 25 (14.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (11.63%) Razor View Engine
13 16 (9.30%) J2EE
14 14 (8.14%) Spring
15 12 (6.98%) AngularJS
16 11 (6.40%) Ajax
17 10 (5.81%) Backbone.js
17 10 (5.81%) Sass
18 9 (5.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.53%) BBC
1 25 (14.53%) Social Media
2 24 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 20 (11.63%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.40%) User Experience
6 3 (1.74%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.16%) W3C
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.58%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.79%) UNIX
2 21 (12.21%) Linux
3 4 (2.33%) Windows
4 3 (1.74%) Android
4 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (59.30%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (55.23%) MVC
3 78 (45.35%) OO
4 75 (43.60%) TDD
5 63 (36.63%) BDD
6 53 (30.81%) Web Application Development
7 38 (22.09%) Software Engineering
8 31 (18.02%) CQRS
9 27 (15.70%) Multithreading
9 27 (15.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 18 (10.47%) Web Development
11 15 (8.72%) Scrum
12 10 (5.81%) CRM
12 10 (5.81%) OOD
13 9 (5.23%) SOA
13 9 (5.23%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.07%) Unit Testing
15 6 (3.49%) Document Management
15 6 (3.49%) Workflow
16 4 (2.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 121 (70.35%) C#
2 44 (25.58%) Java
3 34 (19.77%) JavaScript
4 32 (18.60%) SQL
5 27 (15.70%) C++
6 25 (14.53%) Ruby
7 20 (11.63%) Python
7 20 (11.63%) PL/SQL
7 20 (11.63%) C
8 5 (2.91%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.33%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.16%) VB
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (15.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.53%) Apple
2 25 (14.53%) Sony
2 25 (14.53%) Yahoo!
2 25 (14.53%) Google
2 25 (14.53%) Facebook
3 20 (11.63%) Oracle
4 17 (9.88%) EPiServer
5 11 (6.40%) Adobe
6 9 (5.23%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.74%) Tableau
7 3 (1.74%) JBoss
7 3 (1.74%) Birst
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