The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 17 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Developer 19 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 12.10% 6.34% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.26% 6.72% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Senior 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
155 134 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 98.73% 94.37% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 153 78 131
Average salary £48,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Senior Developer
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Senior Developer Salary Trend in St Albans

Senior Developer
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Senior Developer Salary Histogram in St Albans

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 26 (59.09%) .NET
2 25 (56.82%) C#
3 22 (50.00%) Java
4 19 (43.18%) C++
4 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
5 18 (40.91%) Finance
6 17 (38.64%) TDD
7 16 (36.36%) SQL
7 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
8 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 13 (29.55%) MVC
10 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 12 (27.27%) Degree
11 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
11 11 (25.00%) Oracle
11 11 (25.00%) DB2
12 10 (22.73%) C
12 10 (22.73%) Python
12 10 (22.73%) UNIX
12 10 (22.73%) Linux
12 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
13 9 (20.45%) HTML
13 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
13 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (18.18%) J2EE
14 8 (18.18%) Web Services
14 8 (18.18%) BDD
15 7 (15.91%) QA
15 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
15 7 (15.91%) OO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the St Albans region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
1 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (11.36%) EPiServer CMS
2 5 (11.36%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.00%) DB2
3 6 (13.64%) MS Access
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) RavenDB
4 1 (2.27%) HBase
4 1 (2.27%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) Impala
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) NUnit
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.27%) MSTest
2 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (59.09%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 8 (18.18%) Web Services
4 8 (18.18%) J2EE
5 5 (11.36%) Velocity
6 3 (6.82%) HTML5
7 2 (4.55%) CSS
7 2 (4.55%) CSS3
7 2 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.27%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.27%) Google Closure
8 1 (2.27%) JDBC
8 1 (2.27%) JSP
8 1 (2.27%) Swing
8 1 (2.27%) Middleware
8 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.36%) Physics
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) UNIX
1 10 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) TDD
2 16 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 13 (29.55%) MVC
4 11 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) BDD
7 7 (15.91%) UML
7 7 (15.91%) OO
8 6 (13.64%) Workflow
8 6 (13.64%) Document Management
9 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.55%) Scrum
10 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.27%) OOP
11 1 (2.27%) ERP
11 1 (2.27%) OOD
11 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis
11 1 (2.27%) Web Development
11 1 (2.27%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (43.18%) C++
4 16 (36.36%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) C
5 10 (22.73%) Python
6 9 (20.45%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.27%) VB
8 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) JBoss
4 5 (11.36%) EPiServer
4 5 (11.36%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.27%) Google