The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 12 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Developer 78 102 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 14.83% 28.33% 23.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.09% 30.09% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 55 90 59
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+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 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
517 339 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.29% 94.17% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 374 258 229
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Developer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Developer Salary Trend in Watford

Developer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Developer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Developer Salary Histogram in Watford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

1 111 (60.33%) HTML
2 101 (54.89%) JavaScript
3 90 (48.91%) CSS
4 73 (39.67%) .NET
5 70 (38.04%) Finance
6 69 (37.50%) SQL
7 65 (35.33%) C#
8 57 (30.98%) Java
8 57 (30.98%) Degree
9 48 (26.09%) MVC
10 47 (25.54%) ASP.NET
10 47 (25.54%) OO
11 42 (22.83%) Linux
11 42 (22.83%) Oracle
12 41 (22.28%) Web Development
12 41 (22.28%) HTML5
13 39 (21.20%) UNIX
14 37 (20.11%) jQuery
15 36 (19.57%) Microsoft
16 35 (19.02%) E-Commerce
17 34 (18.48%) Windows
17 34 (18.48%) XHTML
18 33 (17.93%) Relational Database
19 32 (17.39%) XML
20 31 (16.85%) Computer Science
20 31 (16.85%) Ajax
20 31 (16.85%) Retail
20 31 (16.85%) Subversion
20 31 (16.85%) Software Engineering
21 30 (16.30%) JSP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 21 (11.41%) CMS
2 16 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (6.52%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.43%) Node.js
5 8 (4.35%) IIS
5 8 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.26%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (3.26%) WordPress
6 6 (3.26%) MQSeries
7 3 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.09%) Liferay
8 2 (1.09%) Apache
9 1 (0.54%) SAS
9 1 (0.54%) Drupal
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.54%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) Photoshop
1 10 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Tridion
2 5 (2.72%) Magento
3 4 (2.17%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.35%) HTTP
1 8 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (1.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.54%) RTP
3 1 (0.54%) IPv4
3 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
3 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.54%) VPN
3 1 (0.54%) Network Security
3 1 (0.54%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.93%) Relational Database
2 30 (16.30%) RDBMS
3 24 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 15 (8.15%) MySQL
5 12 (6.52%) DB2
6 10 (5.43%) Informix
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.63%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 31 (16.85%) Subversion
2 30 (16.30%) Eclipse
3 14 (7.61%) JUnit
4 12 (6.52%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 10 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (4.89%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.80%) Maven
8 6 (3.26%) Rational Application Developer
8 6 (3.26%) NUnit
8 6 (3.26%) Log4j
8 6 (3.26%) Ant
9 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Blend
11 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.54%) Xcode
11 1 (0.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 70 (38.04%) Finance
2 31 (16.85%) Retail
3 24 (13.04%) Banking
4 20 (10.87%) Manufacturing
5 19 (10.33%) Marketing
6 8 (4.35%) Advertising
7 3 (1.63%) Games
8 2 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (60.33%) HTML
2 90 (48.91%) CSS
3 73 (39.67%) .NET
4 47 (25.54%) ASP.NET
5 41 (22.28%) HTML5
6 37 (20.11%) jQuery
7 34 (18.48%) XHTML
8 32 (17.39%) XML
9 31 (16.85%) Ajax
10 30 (16.30%) JSP
11 27 (14.67%) Web Services
12 20 (10.87%) CSS3
13 19 (10.33%) WCF
14 18 (9.78%) JSTL
14 18 (9.78%) Struts
15 17 (9.24%) J2EE
15 17 (9.24%) JSON
16 15 (8.15%) .NET Framework
17 14 (7.61%) JDBC
18 12 (6.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.52%) W3C
4 8 (4.35%) Semantic Web
5 6 (3.26%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.17%) Social Media
7 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.09%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.09%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.54%) BBC
9 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.54%) Streaming Music
9 1 (0.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.54%) Open Source
9 1 (0.54%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.83%) Linux
2 39 (21.20%) UNIX
3 34 (18.48%) Windows
4 23 (12.50%) AIX
4 23 (12.50%) HPUX
5 17 (9.24%) Android
6 16 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 12 (6.52%) Solaris
8 8 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.09%) MVC
2 47 (25.54%) OO
3 41 (22.28%) Web Development
4 35 (19.02%) E-Commerce
5 31 (16.85%) Software Engineering
6 26 (14.13%) TDD
7 21 (11.41%) Content Management
8 19 (10.33%) Scrum
9 17 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (8.70%) SEO
11 13 (7.07%) Web Application Development
11 13 (7.07%) Mobile Application Development
12 12 (6.52%) Android Development
12 12 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (6.52%) RAD
13 10 (5.43%) iOS Development
13 10 (5.43%) Web Design
13 10 (5.43%) Project Management
14 9 (4.89%) OOP
14 9 (4.89%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 101 (54.89%) JavaScript
2 69 (37.50%) SQL
3 65 (35.33%) C#
4 57 (30.98%) Java
5 30 (16.30%) PHP
6 20 (10.87%) C++
7 18 (9.78%) Shell Script
8 16 (8.70%) Perl
9 12 (6.52%) Bash Shell
9 12 (6.52%) C
9 12 (6.52%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.89%) PHP5
11 8 (4.35%) XPath
12 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.72%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.17%) ABAP
15 3 (1.63%) SAPscript
16 2 (1.09%) VBA
16 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (30.98%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.26%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.17%) MCTS
4 4 (2.17%) MCITP
4 4 (2.17%) MCP
4 4 (2.17%) MCSE
4 4 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (0.54%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (22.83%) Oracle
2 36 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.52%) IBM
4 9 (4.89%) HP
5 7 (3.80%) CyberSource
5 7 (3.80%) DataCash
5 7 (3.80%) Ogone
5 7 (3.80%) Demandware
6 6 (3.26%) Elastic Path
6 6 (3.26%) ATG
6 6 (3.26%) Blue Martini
6 6 (3.26%) Interwoven
6 6 (3.26%) Sun
7 5 (2.72%) SAP
7 5 (2.72%) Google
8 4 (2.17%) EPiServer
8 4 (2.17%) Adobe
9 3 (1.63%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.63%) Zend
9 3 (1.63%) Perforce
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