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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 96 21 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 67.13% 24.14% 37.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 68.09% 28.00% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 93 21 79
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
141 75 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 98.60% 86.21% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 133 71 200
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -17.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 177 (81.19%) C#
2 156 (71.56%) .NET
3 129 (59.17%) ASP.NET
4 126 (57.80%) MVC
5 117 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
6 113 (51.83%) SQL Server
7 100 (45.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 94 (43.12%) TDD
9 93 (42.66%) OO
10 90 (41.28%) WCF
11 71 (32.57%) JavaScript
12 66 (30.28%) SQL
13 65 (29.82%) HTML
13 65 (29.82%) Software Engineering
14 64 (29.36%) CSS
14 64 (29.36%) BDD
15 57 (26.15%) Microsoft
16 54 (24.77%) HTML5
16 54 (24.77%) Web Application Development
17 53 (24.31%) jQuery
18 52 (23.85%) CSS3
19 49 (22.48%) Multithreading
20 41 (18.81%) NUnit
20 41 (18.81%) TeamCity
21 40 (18.35%) RESTful
21 40 (18.35%) Web Development
22 39 (17.89%) Scrum
23 37 (16.97%) Ajax
23 37 (16.97%) Git (software)
23 37 (16.97%) CQRS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (14.68%) CMS
2 29 (13.30%) SharePoint
3 26 (11.93%) Node.js
4 14 (6.42%) Sitecore CMS
4 14 (6.42%) EPiServer CMS
5 5 (2.29%) Kentico
6 4 (1.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.59%) Mingle
3 9 (4.13%) Photoshop
4 8 (3.67%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (51.83%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.39%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (5.05%) RavenDB
4 11 (5.05%) Neo4j
5 10 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (4.13%) QlikView
7 8 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.29%) Big Data
10 3 (1.38%) MySQL
11 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.92%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.46%) Redis
12 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.46%) Snowflake Schema
12 1 (0.46%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 41 (18.81%) NUnit
1 41 (18.81%) TeamCity
2 37 (16.97%) Git (software)
3 30 (13.76%) Selenium
4 29 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (5.50%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (4.59%) MSTest
8 8 (3.67%) Mercurial
8 8 (3.67%) Subversion
9 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.46%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.46%) Jasmine
General
1 27 (12.39%) Games
2 22 (10.09%) Finance
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
3 4 (1.83%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (71.56%) .NET
2 129 (59.17%) ASP.NET
3 100 (45.87%) ASP.NET MVC
4 90 (41.28%) WCF
5 65 (29.82%) HTML
6 64 (29.36%) CSS
7 54 (24.77%) HTML5
8 53 (24.31%) jQuery
9 52 (23.85%) CSS3
10 40 (18.35%) RESTful
11 37 (16.97%) Ajax
12 30 (13.76%) Silverlight
13 28 (12.84%) ASP.NET Web API
14 22 (10.09%) Web Services
15 20 (9.17%) XML
15 20 (9.17%) XSLT
15 20 (9.17%) WebSockets
15 20 (9.17%) .NET Framework
16 15 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 9 (4.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.14%) Computer Science
2 26 (11.93%) BBC
2 26 (11.93%) Social Media
3 24 (11.01%) Algorithms
4 23 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.05%) Visualisation
6 8 (3.67%) User Experience
7 3 (1.38%) FMCG
7 3 (1.38%) W3C
7 3 (1.38%) Replication
8 1 (0.46%) Statistics
8 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.30%) Linux
2 25 (11.47%) UNIX
3 20 (9.17%) Windows
4 4 (1.83%) Android
5 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (57.80%) MVC
2 117 (53.67%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (43.12%) TDD
4 93 (42.66%) OO
5 65 (29.82%) Software Engineering
6 64 (29.36%) BDD
7 54 (24.77%) Web Application Development
8 49 (22.48%) Multithreading
9 40 (18.35%) Web Development
10 39 (17.89%) Scrum
11 37 (16.97%) CQRS
12 32 (14.68%) OOD
13 28 (12.84%) SOA
14 27 (12.39%) Domain-Driven Design
15 20 (9.17%) Low Latency
16 18 (8.26%) E-Commerce
17 17 (7.80%) Analytics
18 13 (5.96%) Unit Testing
18 13 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (5.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 177 (81.19%) C#
2 71 (32.57%) JavaScript
3 66 (30.28%) SQL
4 33 (15.14%) Java
5 31 (14.22%) PL/SQL
6 27 (12.39%) Python
7 26 (11.93%) C++
7 26 (11.93%) Ruby
8 25 (11.47%) C
9 20 (9.17%) Objective-C
10 10 (4.59%) PowerShell
11 9 (4.13%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.29%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.38%) PHP
14 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (15.60%) Degree
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.46%) MCTS
3 1 (0.46%) MCSD
3 1 (0.46%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.51%) Oracle
3 26 (11.93%) Sony
3 26 (11.93%) Apple
3 26 (11.93%) Yahoo!
3 26 (11.93%) Google
3 26 (11.93%) Facebook
4 23 (10.55%) EPiServer
5 14 (6.42%) Sitecore
6 9 (4.13%) Tableau
7 8 (3.67%) Adobe
8 3 (1.38%) Birst
8 3 (1.38%) Sybase
8 3 (1.38%) SAP
9 1 (0.46%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (0.46%) Informatica
9 1 (0.46%) Epicor
9 1 (0.46%) Telerik
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits plus benefits + Share options
Posted: 6 days ago
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Michael Page
Posted: 17 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: c£32,000 plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago