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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 124 15 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 68.51% 22.73% 51.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 71.26% 25.42% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 122 15 92
Average salary £47,500 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.15% -21.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
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
174 59 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 96.13% 89.39% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 165 53 171
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 172 (78.90%) C#
2 146 (66.97%) .NET
3 120 (55.05%) ASP.NET
4 118 (54.13%) MVC
5 111 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (49.08%) SQL Server
7 95 (43.58%) OO
8 87 (39.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 83 (38.07%) WCF
10 82 (37.61%) TDD
11 65 (29.82%) JavaScript
12 62 (28.44%) Software Engineering
13 60 (27.52%) HTML
14 59 (27.06%) CSS
15 57 (26.15%) BDD
16 53 (24.31%) SQL
17 52 (23.85%) jQuery
17 52 (23.85%) Web Application Development
18 51 (23.39%) Multithreading
18 51 (23.39%) Microsoft
19 50 (22.94%) HTML5
20 48 (22.02%) CSS3
21 41 (18.81%) Java
22 39 (17.89%) Degree
23 37 (16.97%) Computer Science
24 35 (16.06%) C++
24 35 (16.06%) CMS
25 34 (15.60%) Python
26 33 (15.14%) UNIX
26 33 (15.14%) Scrum

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (16.06%) CMS
2 25 (11.47%) Node.js
3 24 (11.01%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (6.88%) EPiServer CMS
5 5 (2.29%) Kentico
5 5 (2.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.46%) JBoss
6 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.96%) Photoshop
3 12 (5.50%) Fireworks
4 6 (2.75%) Mingle
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (49.08%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.47%) NoSQL
3 24 (11.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.67%) QlikView
5 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.75%) RavenDB
6 6 (2.75%) Neo4j
6 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.29%) Big Data
8 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.38%) MySQL
9 3 (1.38%) DB2
10 1 (0.46%) Snowflake Schema
10 1 (0.46%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 31 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 30 (13.76%) NUnit
2 30 (13.76%) TeamCity
3 24 (11.01%) Selenium
3 24 (11.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.50%) Mercurial
4 12 (5.50%) Subversion
5 8 (3.67%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.75%) MSTest
6 6 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (11.93%) Games
2 22 (10.09%) Finance
3 4 (1.83%) Back Office
4 3 (1.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (66.97%) .NET
2 120 (55.05%) ASP.NET
3 87 (39.91%) ASP.NET MVC
4 83 (38.07%) WCF
5 60 (27.52%) HTML
6 59 (27.06%) CSS
7 52 (23.85%) jQuery
8 50 (22.94%) HTML5
9 48 (22.02%) CSS3
10 32 (14.68%) RESTful
10 32 (14.68%) Ajax
11 25 (11.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (11.01%) Silverlight
13 22 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 17 (7.80%) .NET Framework
15 15 (6.88%) Web Services
15 15 (6.88%) XML
15 15 (6.88%) XSLT
15 15 (6.88%) WebSockets
16 13 (5.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.97%) Computer Science
2 31 (14.22%) Algorithms
3 25 (11.47%) Social Media
3 25 (11.47%) BBC
4 23 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.96%) User Experience
6 11 (5.05%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.38%) Replication
7 3 (1.38%) W3C
7 3 (1.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (15.14%) UNIX
2 32 (14.68%) Linux
3 11 (5.05%) Windows
4 4 (1.83%) Android
5 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (54.13%) MVC
2 111 (50.92%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (43.58%) OO
4 82 (37.61%) TDD
5 62 (28.44%) Software Engineering
6 57 (26.15%) BDD
7 52 (23.85%) Web Application Development
8 51 (23.39%) Multithreading
9 33 (15.14%) Scrum
10 32 (14.68%) CQRS
11 31 (14.22%) Web Development
12 27 (12.39%) OOD
13 26 (11.93%) Domain-Driven Design
14 23 (10.55%) SOA
15 19 (8.72%) E-Commerce
16 15 (6.88%) Low Latency
17 14 (6.42%) Analytics
18 10 (4.59%) ETL
19 8 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
19 8 (3.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (78.90%) C#
2 65 (29.82%) JavaScript
3 53 (24.31%) SQL
4 41 (18.81%) Java
5 35 (16.06%) C++
6 34 (15.60%) Python
7 32 (14.68%) C
8 25 (11.47%) Ruby
8 25 (11.47%) PL/SQL
9 15 (6.88%) Objective-C
10 6 (2.75%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.75%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.29%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (17.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 51 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.68%) Oracle
3 27 (12.39%) EPiServer
4 25 (11.47%) Facebook
4 25 (11.47%) Apple
4 25 (11.47%) Sony
4 25 (11.47%) Yahoo!
4 25 (11.47%) Google
5 15 (6.88%) Sitecore
6 13 (5.96%) Adobe
7 8 (3.67%) Tableau
8 3 (1.38%) Birst
8 3 (1.38%) SAP
9 1 (0.46%) Epicor
9 1 (0.46%) Telerik
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