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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 107 91 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 70.86% 61.07% 28.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 72.30% 61.49% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 105 91 20
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.94%
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
148 148 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 98.01% 99.33% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 145 148 74
Average salary £49,000 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.37% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 188 (78.66%) .NET
2 183 (76.57%) C#
3 175 (73.22%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (70.29%) ASP.NET
5 163 (68.20%) MVC
6 142 (59.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 134 (56.07%) SQL
8 125 (52.30%) TDD
9 111 (46.44%) JavaScript
10 102 (42.68%) SQL Server
11 100 (41.84%) HTML
12 92 (38.49%) WCF
13 91 (38.08%) CSS
14 84 (35.15%) OO
15 74 (30.96%) Oracle
16 71 (29.71%) Scrum
17 70 (29.29%) jQuery
18 68 (28.45%) Microsoft
19 66 (27.62%) PL/SQL
20 59 (24.69%) Team Foundation Server
21 58 (24.27%) TeamCity
21 58 (24.27%) Windows
22 55 (23.01%) HTML5
23 51 (21.34%) MS Excel
24 49 (20.50%) .NET Framework
25 48 (20.08%) Ajax
25 48 (20.08%) Web Application Development
25 48 (20.08%) AngularJS
26 47 (19.67%) Entity Framework
26 47 (19.67%) BDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 38 (15.90%) SharePoint
2 30 (12.55%) IIS
3 24 (10.04%) Node.js
4 9 (3.77%) CMS
5 7 (2.93%) EPiServer CMS
6 3 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.42%) Apache
7 1 (0.42%) WordPress
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) Kentico
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 51 (21.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.93%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (2.93%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.26%) GitHub
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (42.68%) SQL Server
2 44 (18.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (15.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (12.55%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (10.04%) NoSQL
5 24 (10.04%) Oracle Database
6 17 (7.11%) QlikView
7 13 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.93%) MySQL
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.84%) Redis
11 1 (0.42%) SQLite
11 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 59 (24.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (24.27%) TeamCity
3 42 (17.57%) NUnit
3 42 (17.57%) Selenium
4 41 (17.15%) Git (software)
5 21 (8.79%) Visual Studio
6 17 (7.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (6.69%) Bitbucket
7 16 (6.69%) ReSharper
8 5 (2.09%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (2.09%) Moq
9 2 (0.84%) JIRA
10 1 (0.42%) Xcode
10 1 (0.42%) Maven
10 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.42%) NuGet
General
1 46 (19.25%) Finance
2 24 (10.04%) Games
3 3 (1.26%) Banking
3 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.42%) Billing
4 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (78.66%) .NET
2 168 (70.29%) ASP.NET
3 142 (59.41%) ASP.NET MVC
4 100 (41.84%) HTML
5 92 (38.49%) WCF
6 91 (38.08%) CSS
7 70 (29.29%) jQuery
8 55 (23.01%) HTML5
9 49 (20.50%) .NET Framework
10 48 (20.08%) Ajax
10 48 (20.08%) AngularJS
11 47 (19.67%) Entity Framework
12 45 (18.83%) CSS3
13 43 (17.99%) XML
14 42 (17.57%) WebSockets
15 39 (16.32%) ASP.NET Web API
15 39 (16.32%) Silverlight
16 35 (14.64%) XSLT
17 27 (11.30%) Spring
18 25 (10.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.46%) Mathematics
2 24 (10.04%) BBC
2 24 (10.04%) Social Media
3 19 (7.95%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.93%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.09%) Replication
5 5 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.67%) Physics
7 1 (0.42%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.27%) Windows
2 4 (1.67%) Linux
3 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.42%) UNIX
4 1 (0.42%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (73.22%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (68.20%) MVC
3 125 (52.30%) TDD
4 84 (35.15%) OO
5 71 (29.71%) Scrum
6 48 (20.08%) Web Application Development
7 47 (19.67%) BDD
7 47 (19.67%) Multithreading
8 44 (18.41%) Low Latency
9 43 (17.99%) Analytics
9 43 (17.99%) Web Development
10 42 (17.57%) OOD
11 40 (16.74%) SOA
12 38 (15.90%) Mobile Development
13 36 (15.06%) Open Source
14 34 (14.23%) Software Engineering
15 23 (9.62%) Domain-Driven Design
15 23 (9.62%) CQRS
16 16 (6.69%) OOP
17 13 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 183 (76.57%) C#
2 134 (56.07%) SQL
3 111 (46.44%) JavaScript
4 66 (27.62%) PL/SQL
5 47 (19.67%) T-SQL
6 42 (17.57%) Objective-C
7 35 (14.64%) Java
8 24 (10.04%) Ruby
9 17 (7.11%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.84%) PHP
11 1 (0.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (13.81%) Degree
2 8 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 74 (30.96%) Oracle
2 68 (28.45%) Microsoft
3 24 (10.04%) Apple
3 24 (10.04%) Sony
3 24 (10.04%) Yahoo!
3 24 (10.04%) Google
3 24 (10.04%) Facebook
4 17 (7.11%) Tableau
5 16 (6.69%) New Relic
6 11 (4.60%) Telerik
7 8 (3.35%) EPiServer
8 7 (2.93%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds
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