The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Programmer
Rank 34 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Programmer 9 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 6.08% 3.06% 7.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 3.45% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 16
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Programmer
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 87 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 100.00% 88.78% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 140 80 200
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £25,000
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%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Programmer
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Programmer across the St Albans region.

Programmer Salary Trend in St Albans

Programmer
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Programmer across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Programmer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C#
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (80.00%) MVC
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (55.00%) CMS
6 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (45.00%) MSTest
7 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
7 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
7 9 (45.00%) RESTful
7 9 (45.00%) BDD
7 9 (45.00%) Mingle
7 9 (45.00%) RavenDB
7 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (45.00%) TDD
7 9 (45.00%) NUnit
7 9 (45.00%) Web Services
7 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 9 (45.00%) Neo4j
7 9 (45.00%) CQRS
7 9 (45.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) CMS
2 7 (35.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 7 (35.00%) EPiServer CMS
3 4 (20.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (45.00%) RavenDB
2 9 (45.00%) Neo4j
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MSTest
1 9 (45.00%) TeamCity
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (45.00%) NUnit
1 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (45.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (45.00%) RESTful
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (40.00%) CSS3
5 8 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) Google Maps API
7 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (80.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
3 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 9 (45.00%) CQRS
4 8 (40.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) Web Development
5 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Sitecore
1 7 (35.00%) EPiServer
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft