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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 121 21 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 74.23% 26.58% 49.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 76.58% 28.38% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 120 20 64
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -4.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,250 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
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
158 74 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 96.93% 93.67% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 154 68 123
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £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 21 October 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 138 (72.25%) C#
2 127 (66.49%) .NET
3 104 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (52.88%) MVC
4 101 (52.88%) ASP.NET
5 97 (50.79%) SQL Server
6 81 (42.41%) OO
7 76 (39.79%) TDD
8 73 (38.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (35.08%) WCF
10 61 (31.94%) BDD
11 51 (26.70%) Web Application Development
12 45 (23.56%) Software Engineering
13 44 (23.04%) HTML
13 44 (23.04%) Java
13 44 (23.04%) JavaScript
14 41 (21.47%) SQL
15 40 (20.94%) CSS
16 39 (20.42%) Microsoft
16 39 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 38 (19.90%) SQL Server 2012
17 38 (19.90%) HTML5
18 36 (18.85%) jQuery
19 35 (18.32%) CSS3
20 32 (16.75%) CQRS
20 32 (16.75%) Multithreading
21 31 (16.23%) Degree
21 31 (16.23%) RESTful
21 31 (16.23%) Git (software)
22 28 (14.66%) C++

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 24 (12.57%) Node.js
2 22 (11.52%) CMS
3 13 (6.81%) SharePoint
4 11 (5.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 11 (5.76%) EPiServer CMS
5 6 (3.14%) IIS
6 2 (1.05%) JBoss
6 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Kentico
Applications
1 21 (10.99%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.28%) Photoshop
3 11 (5.76%) Fireworks
4 6 (3.14%) Mingle
5 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) Network Security
2 1 (0.52%) RTSP
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.52%) VPN
2 1 (0.52%) RTP
2 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 38 (19.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (12.57%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.14%) DB2
5 6 (3.14%) RavenDB
5 6 (3.14%) Neo4j
6 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.09%) QlikView
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) Big Data
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.52%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.52%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 31 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.42%) NUnit
2 18 (9.42%) TeamCity
3 13 (6.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (6.28%) Selenium
5 11 (5.76%) Subversion
5 11 (5.76%) Mercurial
6 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
7 6 (3.14%) MSTest
7 6 (3.14%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (13.61%) Games
2 19 (9.95%) Finance
3 4 (2.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (66.49%) .NET
2 101 (52.88%) ASP.NET
3 73 (38.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 67 (35.08%) WCF
5 44 (23.04%) HTML
6 40 (20.94%) CSS
7 39 (20.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 38 (19.90%) HTML5
9 36 (18.85%) jQuery
10 35 (18.32%) CSS3
11 31 (16.23%) RESTful
12 24 (12.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 17 (8.90%) Razor View Engine
13 17 (8.90%) Ajax
14 15 (7.85%) J2EE
15 14 (7.33%) Spring
16 13 (6.81%) .NET Framework
17 12 (6.28%) Silverlight
17 12 (6.28%) AngularJS
18 11 (5.76%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 24 (12.57%) Social Media
2 24 (12.57%) BBC
3 22 (11.52%) Algorithms
4 17 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.28%) User Experience
6 4 (2.09%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.57%) Replication
7 3 (1.57%) W3C
8 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.57%) UNIX
2 23 (12.04%) Linux
3 6 (3.14%) Windows
4 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.09%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (54.45%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (52.88%) MVC
3 81 (42.41%) OO
4 76 (39.79%) TDD
5 61 (31.94%) BDD
6 51 (26.70%) Web Application Development
7 45 (23.56%) Software Engineering
8 32 (16.75%) CQRS
8 32 (16.75%) Multithreading
9 26 (13.61%) Domain-Driven Design
10 23 (12.04%) Web Development
11 19 (9.95%) Scrum
12 14 (7.33%) OOD
13 13 (6.81%) SOA
14 11 (5.76%) E-Commerce
15 9 (4.71%) CRM
16 8 (4.19%) Unit Testing
17 6 (3.14%) Analytics
17 6 (3.14%) Low Latency
18 5 (2.62%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (72.25%) C#
2 44 (23.04%) Java
2 44 (23.04%) JavaScript
3 41 (21.47%) SQL
4 28 (14.66%) C++
5 24 (12.57%) Ruby
6 23 (12.04%) PL/SQL
7 22 (11.52%) C
7 22 (11.52%) Python
8 6 (3.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.14%) Objective-C
8 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.05%) VB
11 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (16.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 39 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.57%) Facebook
2 24 (12.57%) Sony
2 24 (12.57%) Yahoo!
2 24 (12.57%) Google
2 24 (12.57%) Apple
3 23 (12.04%) Oracle
4 21 (10.99%) EPiServer
5 12 (6.28%) Adobe
6 11 (5.76%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.09%) Tableau
8 3 (1.57%) Birst
9 1 (0.52%) Telerik
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