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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 96 30 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 72.73% 28.04% 42.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 73.28% 30.00% 43.24%
Number of salaries quoted 96 24 49
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -4.99%
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 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
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
131 100 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 99.24% 93.46% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 131 79 112
Average salary £47,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 22 September 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 109 (67.70%) C#
2 99 (61.49%) .NET
3 96 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (54.04%) MVC
5 86 (53.42%) SQL Server
6 83 (51.55%) ASP.NET
7 75 (46.58%) OO
8 70 (43.48%) TDD
9 62 (38.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (37.89%) BDD
11 56 (34.78%) WCF
12 51 (31.68%) Web Application Development
13 45 (27.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 45 (27.95%) Java
14 43 (26.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 37 (22.98%) Software Engineering
16 31 (19.25%) SQL
17 30 (18.63%) CQRS
18 29 (18.01%) Git (software)
18 29 (18.01%) JavaScript
18 29 (18.01%) C++
18 29 (18.01%) HTML
18 29 (18.01%) Internet
19 28 (17.39%) Microsoft
19 28 (17.39%) RESTful
20 27 (16.77%) Degree
21 26 (16.15%) Games
21 26 (16.15%) Domain-Driven Design
22 25 (15.53%) Computer Science
23 24 (14.91%) Ruby

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (14.91%) Node.js
2 13 (8.07%) CMS
3 7 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (4.35%) EPiServer CMS
4 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.24%) IIS
7 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.21%) Photoshop
3 9 (5.59%) Fireworks
4 4 (2.48%) Mingle
5 2 (1.24%) MS Office
6 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.01%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) Network Security
2 1 (0.62%) RTSP
2 1 (0.62%) RTP
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.62%) VPN
2 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (53.42%) SQL Server
2 43 (26.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 24 (14.91%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.97%) DB2
6 4 (2.48%) RavenDB
6 4 (2.48%) Neo4j
6 4 (2.48%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.86%) QlikView
8 2 (1.24%) MS Access
9 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.59%) Mercurial
2 9 (5.59%) NUnit
2 9 (5.59%) Subversion
3 8 (4.97%) TeamCity
4 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.11%) MSTest
6 4 (2.48%) Selenium
6 4 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (16.15%) Games
2 18 (11.18%) Finance
3 2 (1.24%) Banking
4 1 (0.62%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (61.49%) .NET
2 83 (51.55%) ASP.NET
3 62 (38.51%) ASP.NET MVC
4 56 (34.78%) WCF
5 45 (27.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 29 (18.01%) HTML
7 28 (17.39%) RESTful
8 24 (14.91%) CSS
8 24 (14.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (14.29%) HTML5
10 22 (13.66%) CSS3
11 21 (13.04%) Razor View Engine
12 20 (12.42%) jQuery
13 17 (10.56%) J2EE
14 13 (8.07%) Spring
15 10 (6.21%) Web Services
15 10 (6.21%) AngularJS
16 9 (5.59%) Sass
16 9 (5.59%) Backbone.js
16 9 (5.59%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.53%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.91%) BBC
2 24 (14.91%) Social Media
3 10 (6.21%) User Experience
4 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.86%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.86%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.86%) Physics
6 2 (1.24%) W3C
7 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.62%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.29%) UNIX
2 22 (13.66%) Linux
3 4 (2.48%) Windows
4 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.86%) Android
5 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (54.04%) MVC
3 75 (46.58%) OO
4 70 (43.48%) TDD
5 61 (37.89%) BDD
6 51 (31.68%) Web Application Development
7 37 (22.98%) Software Engineering
8 30 (18.63%) CQRS
9 26 (16.15%) Domain-Driven Design
10 24 (14.91%) Multithreading
11 16 (9.94%) Web Development
12 10 (6.21%) CRM
13 8 (4.97%) Scrum
14 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.35%) E-Commerce
15 6 (3.73%) Document Management
15 6 (3.73%) OOD
15 6 (3.73%) Workflow
16 5 (3.11%) SOA
17 4 (2.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 109 (67.70%) C#
2 45 (27.95%) Java
3 31 (19.25%) SQL
4 29 (18.01%) JavaScript
4 29 (18.01%) C++
5 24 (14.91%) Ruby
6 21 (13.04%) Python
6 21 (13.04%) C
7 16 (9.94%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.73%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.86%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.24%) VB
11 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.62%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (16.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.91%) Yahoo!
2 24 (14.91%) Google
2 24 (14.91%) Sony
2 24 (14.91%) Apple
2 24 (14.91%) Facebook
3 17 (10.56%) Oracle
4 13 (8.07%) EPiServer
5 10 (6.21%) Adobe
6 7 (4.35%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.48%) JBoss
8 3 (1.86%) Birst
8 3 (1.86%) Tableau
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