The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 61 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.60% 0.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Applications 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 Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
495 597 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 99.00% 95.52% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 362 463 221
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Applications Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 10 (76.92%) CSS
2 10 (76.92%) JSP
2 10 (76.92%) OO
2 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 6 (46.15%) OOP
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) DB2
4 6 (46.15%) J2EE
4 6 (46.15%) MySQL
4 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 6 (46.15%) ATG
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Content Management
4 6 (46.15%) hybris
4 6 (46.15%) Demandware
4 6 (46.15%) DataCash
4 6 (46.15%) Ogone
5 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) Spring
5 4 (30.77%) Maven
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) Banking
5 4 (30.77%) Hibernate

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region that cited Applications 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 Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (46.15%) DB2
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 4 (30.77%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
1 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
1 10 (76.92%) CSS
1 10 (76.92%) JSP
2 6 (46.15%) J2EE
3 4 (30.77%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 4 (30.77%) Struts
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) Ajax
4 3 (23.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) OOP
2 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Content Management
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) ATG
2 6 (46.15%) hybris
2 6 (46.15%) Demandware
2 6 (46.15%) DataCash
2 6 (46.15%) Ogone